UCAYALI (Spanish pronunciation: ) is an inland region in
* 1.1 Boundaries
* 2 Demographics
* 2.1 Population * 2.2 Languages * 2.3 Immigration * 2.4 Age * 2.5 Education
* 3 Political division
* 3.1 Provinces
* 4 Places of interest * 5 External links
According to the 2007 Census , the
As of 2002 , the Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática estimated the region's population to be 468,922.
Spanish is spoken as a first language by 87.6% of the population, while 4.1% speak Asháninka , 1.5% speak Quechua and 0.1% speak Aymara . Other indigenous languages, including Shipibo , are spoken by 6.6% of the population and 0.0% speak foreign languages.
Persons originating from other regions of the country make up 34.7% of the population and 0.2% of residents were born abroad.
The largest immigrant groups come from the
The population is spread out with 53.9% under the age of 20, 9.3% from 20 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 8.8% from 45 to 64, and 2.5% who are 65 years of age or older.
Secondary education has been attended by 29% of the population and 2.3% also have graduated from non-university higher education, while 1.7% have complete university studies. 49.3% only have attended primary education and 9.1% have not had any education.
The illiteracy rate in the region is 14.2%
The region is divided into 4 provinces (Spanish : provincias, singular: provincia), which are composed of 14 districts (distritos, singular: distrito).
The provinces, with their capitals in parentheses, are:
PLACES OF INTEREST
El Sira Communal Reserve