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Cambodia has land area of 181,035 square kilometers (UN, 2014) and a population of 14,678,000 (CSES, 2013). About 80% live in rural areas and 20% live in the cities. By 2020, the country is expected to reach 18.7 million people (UNFPA, 2010). The demographics of the country have been affected by the civil war and genocide, with 8.2% of the population are widowed. It also has the most female-biased sex ratio in the region of which 7,556,000 (51.5%) of the total population are female and 21.2% of the total households are headed by women. Cambodia has 25 provinces, 194 districts, 1,622 communes and 14,041 villages. (ECC, 2011) Continue reading