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Population

 
  The population of Myanmar is estimated at 51.66 million with the Bamar, the majority race, making up about 70 percent. The Union of Myanmar is made up of over one hundred national races, the main ethnic groups being Kachin, Kayah, Kayin, Chin, Bamar, Mon, Rakhine and Shan. The population growth rate is 1.84 percent. The overall population density is about 198 persons per sq mile.

The population is more than 75 percent rural, with almost half the urban population found in the three largest cities: Yangon , Mandalay and Mawlamyine.

Communities of Chinese, Indian and Muslim minorities dwell in large towns and cities in peaceful coexistence with the Myanmar nationals.