Uruguay: Percent female population

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 Uruguay

Female population, percent of total

 Latest value 51.55
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 51.10
 Min - Max 49.91 - 51.79
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Uruguay from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Uruguay during that period was 51.1 percent with a minimum of 49.91 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 51.79 percent in 2006. The latest value from 2022 is 51.55 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 196 countries is 49.99 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Uruguay - Percent female population - Recent values chart

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Uruguay - Percent female population - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 3.42 2022 million
 Percent urban population 95.69 2022 percent
 Population density 20 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 15.58 2022 percent
 Percent children 19.10 2022 percent
 Percent female population 51.55 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 4.31 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 53.09 2022 percent
 Refugee population 1,115 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 2 2015 percent
 Population growth -0.10 2022 percent
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