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Population (2003 est.): 177 million.
Annual growth rate: 1.6%.
Ethnic groups: Portuguese, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese, Arab, African, and indigenous people.
Religion: Roman Catholic (80%).
Education: Literacy--81% of adult population.
Health: Infant mortality rate--36/1,000. Life expectancy--63.5 yrs.
Work force: 79 million.