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  • Age structure > 0-14 years: The distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Age structure > 65 years and over: The distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest."
  • Birth rate: The average annual number of births during a year per 1,000 persons in the population at midyear; also known as crude birth rate. The birth rate is usually the dominant factor in determining the rate of population growth. It depends on both the level of fertility and the age structure of the population.
  • Death rate: The average annual number of deaths during a year per 1,000 population at midyear; also known as crude death rate. The death rate, while only a rough indicator of the mortality situation in a country, accurately indicates the current mortality impact on population growth. This indicator is significantly affected by age distribution, and most countries will eventually show a rise in the overall death rate, in spite of continued decline in mortality at all ages, as declining fertility results in an aging population.
  • Ethnic groups: This entry provides a rank ordering of ethnic groups starting with the largest and normally includes the percent of total population.
  • Mother's mean age at first birth: This entry provides the mean (average) age of mothers at the birth of their first child. It is a useful indicator for gauging the success of family planning programs aiming to reduce maternal mortality, increase contraceptive use – particularly among married and unmarried adolescents, delay age at first marriage, and improve the health of newborns.
  • Nationality > Adjective: This entry is derived from People > Nationality, which provides the identifying terms for citizens - noun and adjective.
  • Population: Population, total refers to the total population.
  • Population > Population growth, past and future: Population growth rate (percentage).
  • Population growth rate: The average annual percent change in the population, resulting from a surplus (or deficit) of births over deaths and the balance of migrants entering and leaving a country. The rate may be positive or negative. The growth rate is a factor in determining how great a burden would be imposed on a country by the changing needs of its people for infrastructure (e.g., schools, hospitals, housing, roads), resources (e.g., food, water, electricity), and jobs. Rapid population growth can be seen as threatening by neighboring countries.
  • Population in 2015: (Thousands) Medium-variant projections.
  • Sex ratio > At birth: The number of males for each female one of five age groups - at birth, under 15 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over, and for the total population. Sex ratio at birth has recently emerged as an indicator of certain kinds of sex discrimination in some countries. For instance, high sex ratios at birth in some Asian countries are now attributed to sex-selective abortion and infanticide due to a strong preference for sons. This will affect future marriage patterns and fertility patterns. Eventually it could cause unrest among young adult males who are unable to find partners.
  • Sex ratio > Total population: The number of males for each female one of five age groups - at birth, under 15 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over, and for the total population. Sex ratio at birth has recently emerged as an indicator of certain kinds of sex discrimination in some countries. For instance, high sex ratios at birth in some Asian countries are now attributed to sex-selective abortion and infanticide due to a strong preference for sons. This will affect future marriage patterns and fertility patterns. Eventually it could cause unrest among young adult males who are unable to find partners.
  • Total fertility rate: The average number of children that would be born per woman if all women lived to the end of their child-bearing years and bore children according to a given fertility rate at each age. The total fertility rate is a more direct measure of the level of fertility than the crude birth rate, since it refers to births per woman. This indicator shows the potential for population growth in the country. High rates will also place some limits on the labor force participation rates for women. Large numbers of children born to women indicate large family sizes that might limit the ability of the families to feed and educate their children.
  • Urban and rural > Population living in cities proper: City population by sex, city and city type.
  • Death rate, crude > Per 1,000 people: Death rate, crude (per 1,000 people). Crude death rate indicates the number of deaths occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.
  • Population growth: Percentage by which country's population either has increased or is estimated to increase. Countries with a decrease in population are signified by a negative percentage. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • Obesity > Adult obesity rate: This entry gives the percent of a country's population considered to be obese. Obesity is defined as an adult having a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater to or equal to 30.0. BMI is calculated by taking a person's weight in kg and dividing it by the person's squared height in meters.
  • Languages: This entry provides a rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
  • Median age > Total: This entry is derived from People > Median age, which is the age that divides a population into two numerically equal groups; that is, half the people are younger than this age and half are older. It is a single index that summarizes the age distribution of a population. Currently, the median age ranges from a low of about 15 in Uganda and Gaza Strip to 40 or more in several European countries and Japan. See the entry for "Age structure" for the importance of a young versus an older age structure and, by implication, a low versus a higher median age.
  • Religions: This entry is an ordered listing of religions by adherents starting with the largest group and sometimes includes the percent of total population. The core characteristics and beliefs of the world's major religions are described below.
    Baha'i - Founded by Mirza Husayn-Ali (known as Baha'u'llah) in Iran in 1852, Baha'i faith emphasizes monotheism and believes in one eternal transcendent God. Its guiding focus is to encourage the unity of all peoples on the earth so that justice and peace may be achieved on earth. Baha'i revelation contends the prophets of major world religions reflect some truth or element of the divine, believes all were manifestations of God given to specific communities in specific times, and that Baha'u'llah is an additional prophet meant to call all humankind. Bahais are an open community, located worldwide, with the greatest concentration of believers in South Asia.
    Buddhism - Religion or philosophy inspired by the 5th century B.C. teachings of Siddhartha Gautama (also known as Gautama Buddha "the enlightened one"). Buddhism focuses on the goal of spiritual enlightenment centered on an understanding of Gautama Buddha's Four Noble Truths on the nature of suffering, and on the Eightfold Path of spiritual and moral practice, to break the cycle of suffering of which we are a part. Buddhism ascribes to a karmic system of rebirth. Several schools and sects of Buddhism exist, differing often on the nature of the Buddha, the extent to which enlightenment can be achieved - for one or for all, and by whom - religious orders or laity.
    Basic Groupings
       Theravada Buddhism: The oldest Buddhist school, Theravada is practiced mostly in Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Burma, and Thailand, with minority representation elsewhere in Asia and the West. Theravadans follow the Pali Canon of Buddha's teachings, and believe that one may escape the cycle of rebirth, worldly attachment, and suffering for oneself; this process may take one or several lifetimes.
       Mahayana Buddhism, including subsets Zen and Tibetan (Lamaistic) Buddhism: Forms of Mahayana Buddhism are common in East Asia and Tibet, and parts of the West. Mahayanas have additional scriptures beyond the Pali Canon and believe the Buddha is eternal and still teaching. Unlike Theravada Buddhism, Mahayana schools maintain the Buddha-nature is present in all beings and all will ultimately achieve enlightenment.
        Hoa Hao: a minority tradition of Buddhism practiced in Vietnam that stresses lay participation, primarily by peasant farmers; it eschews ...
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  • Sex ratio > Under 15 years: The number of males for each female one of five age groups - at birth, under 15 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over, and for the total population. Sex ratio at birth has recently emerged as an indicator of certain kinds of sex discrimination in some countries. For instance, high sex ratios at birth in some Asian countries are now attributed to sex-selective abortion and infanticide due to a strong preference for sons. This will affect future marriage patterns and fertility patterns. Eventually it could cause unrest among young adult males who are unable to find partners.
  • Urban and rural > Urban population: Total population living in urban areas by country.
  • Gender > Female population: Total female population.
  • Gender > Male population: Total male population.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 0-14: Percentage of total population aged 0-14.
  • Migration > Net migration rate: The difference between the number of persons entering and leaving a country during the year per 1,000 persons (based on midyear population). An excess of persons entering the country is referred to as net immigration (e.g., 3.56 migrants/1,000 population); an excess of persons leaving the country as net emigration (e.g., -9.26 migrants/1,000 population). The net migration rate indicates the contribution of migration to the overall level of population change. High levels of migration can cause problems such as increasing unemployment and potential ethnic strife (if people are coming in) or a reduction in the labor force, perhaps in certain key sectors (if people are leaving).
  • Age structure > 15-64 years: The distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Percentage living in rural areas.: Percentage of people living in rural areas. Data for 2003. Urban-rural classification of population in internationally published statistics follows the national census definition, which differs from one country or area to another. National definitions are usually based on criteria that may include any of the following: size of population in a locality, population density, distance between built-up areas, predominant type of economic activity, legal or administrative boundaries and urban characteristics such as specific services and facilities.
  • Age structure > 15-24 years: This entry is derived from People > Age structure, which provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group as follows: 0-14 years (children), 15-24 years (early working age), 25-54 years (prime working age), 55-64 years (mature working age), 65 years and over (elderly). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Nationality > Noun: The noun which identifies citizens of the nation
  • Urban and rural > Rural population: Total population living in rural areas by country.
  • Percentage living in urban areas: Percentage of people living in urban areas. Data for 2003. Urban-rural classification of population in internationally published statistics follows the national census definition, which differs from one country or area to another. National definitions are usually based on criteria that may include any of the following: size of population in a locality, population density, distance between built-up areas, predominant type of economic activity, legal or administrative boundaries and urban characteristics such as specific services and facilities.
  • Migration > Net migration > Per capita: Net migration is the net total of migrants during the period, that is, the total number of immigrants less the annual number of emigrants, including both citizens and noncitizens. Data are five-year estimates. To derive estimates of net migration, the United Nations Population Division takes into account the past migration history of a country or area, the migration policy of a country, and the influx of refugees in recent periods. The data to calculate these official estimates come from a variety of sources, including border statistics, administrative records, surveys, and censuses. When no official estimates can be made because of insufficient data, net migration is derived through the balance equation, which is the difference between overall population growth and the natural increase during the 1990-2000 intercensal period." Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 0-14 > Total: Number of people aged 0-14.
  • Child labor > Children ages 5-14: This entry provides the mean (average) age of mothers at the birth of their first child. It is a useful indicator for gauging the success of family planning programs aiming to reduce maternal mortality, increase contraceptive use – particularly among married and unmarried adolescents, delay age at first marriage, and improve the health of newborns.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Total population: This entry is derived from People > Life expectancy at birth, which contains the average number of years to be lived by a group of people born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. The entry includes total population as well as the male and female components. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. It can also be thought of as indicating the potential return on investment in human capital and is necessary for the calculation of various actuarial measures.
  • Age structure > 25-54 years: This entry is derived from People > Age structure, which provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group as follows: 0-14 years (children), 15-24 years (early working age), 25-54 years (prime working age), 55-64 years (mature working age), 65 years and over (elderly). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Age distribution > Median age: The median age of the country's residents. This is the age most people are in the country.
  • Urban population: Urban population is the midyear population of areas defined as urban in each country and reported to the United Nations.
  • Contraceptive prevalence rate: This field gives the percent of women of reproductive age (15-49) who are married or in union and are using, or whose sexual partner is using, a method of contraception according to the date of the most recent available data. The contraceptive prevalence rate is an indicator of health services, development, and women’s empowerment. It is also useful in understanding, past, present, and future fertility trends, especially in developing countries.
  • Age structure > 55-64 years: This entry is derived from People > Age structure, which provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group as follows: 0-14 years (children), 15-24 years (early working age), 25-54 years (prime working age), 55-64 years (mature working age), 65 years and over (elderly). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Migration > Foreign worker salaries: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. Remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers resident in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status, to recipients in their country of origin. Migrants' transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Sex ratio > 65 years and over: The number of males for each female one of five age groups - at birth, under 15 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over, and for the total population. Sex ratio at birth has recently emerged as an indicator of certain kinds of sex discrimination in some countries. For instance, high sex ratios at birth in some Asian countries are now attributed to sex-selective abortion and infanticide due to a strong preference for sons. This will affect future marriage patterns and fertility patterns. Eventually it could cause unrest among young adult males who are unable to find partners.
  • Age distribution > Total dependency ratio: Percentage of dependant persons out of total population aged 15-64. A dependant person is a person aged 0-14 and those over 65 years old.
  • Projected population growth: Percentage change in projected population between 2000 and 2050
    Units: Percent Change in Population
    Units: A threshold of 0 was applied. All countries with growth rates of 0 or below received the same score.

  • Infant mortality rate > Total: This entry is derived from People > Infant mortality rate, which gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
  • Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of asylum > Per capita: Refugees are people who are recognized as refugees under the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees or its 1967 Protocol, the 1969 Organisation of African Unity Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa, people recognized as refugees in accordance with the UNHCR statute, people granted refugee-like humanitarian status, and people provided temporary protection. Asylum seekers--people who have applied for asylum or refugee status and who have not yet received a decision or who are registered as asylum seekers--are excluded. Palestinian refugees are people (and their descendants) whose residence was Palestine between June 1946 and May 1948 and who lost their homes and means of livelihood as a result of the 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict. Country of asylum is the country where an asylum claim was filed and granted." Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Sex ratio > 15-64 years: The number of males for each female one of five age groups - at birth, under 15 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over, and for the total population. Sex ratio at birth has recently emerged as an indicator of certain kinds of sex discrimination in some countries. For instance, high sex ratios at birth in some Asian countries are now attributed to sex-selective abortion and infanticide due to a strong preference for sons. This will affect future marriage patterns and fertility patterns. Eventually it could cause unrest among young adult males who are unable to find partners.
  • Marriage > Years being single before marriage > Women: Average age of women at their first marriage.
  • Urban and rural > Urban population per thousand people: Total population living in urban areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-64: Percentage of total population aged 15-64.
  • Age distribution > Elderly dependency ratio: Percentage of dependant adults out of total population aged 15-64. A dependant adult is an adult aged 65 and older.
  • Gender > Global Gender Gap Index: The Gender Gap Index considers gender inequality in the dimensions of economic participation (equality of salaries, labor market participation and access to high-skilled employment); access to education; political participation; and health (life expectancy and sex ratio). The highest score of 1 means total equality, 0 means complete inequality. The Index is calculated by the World Economic Forum.
  • Marriage > Minimum legal age > Without parental consent > For Women: Minimum legal age at which women can be married without parental consent.
  • Literacy > Total population: This entry is derived from People > Literacy, which includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of the Factbook. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons. Low levels of literacy, and education in general, can impede the economic development of a country in the current rapidly changing, technology-driven world.
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    • Gibraltar: above 80% (2013)


  • Teenage pregancy rate: Adolescent fertility rate is the number of births per 1,000 women ages 15-19."
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Percent: Percentage of total population aged 15-24.
  • Age distribution > Child dependency ratio: Percentage of dependant children out of total population aged 15 and older. A dependant child is a child aged 0-14.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Total: Number of people aged 0-4.
  • Population > CIA Factbook: This entry gives an estimate from the US Bureau of the Census based on statistics from population censuses, vital statistics registration systems, or sample surveys pertaining to the recent past and on assumptions about future trends. The total population presents one overall measure of the potential impact of the country on the world and within its region. Note: starting with the 1993 Factbook, demographic estimates for some countries (mostly African) have explicitly taken into account the effects of the growing impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. These countries are currently: The Bahamas, Benin, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-59: Percentage of total pouplation aged 15-59.
  • Urbanization: Estimates and projections of urban and rural populations are made by the Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat and published every two years. These estimates and projections are based on national census or survey data that have been evaluated and, whenever necessary, adjusted for deficiencies and inconsistencies. Urban-rural classification of population in internationally published statistics follows the national census definition, which differs from one country or area to another. National definitions are usually based on criteria that may include any of the following: size of population in a locality, population density, distance between built-up areas, predominant type of economic activity, legal or administrative boundaries and urban characteristics such as specific services and facilities.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-59 > Total: Number of people aged 15-59.
  • Migration > Net migration: Net migration is the net total of migrants during the period, that is, the total number of immigrants less the annual number of emigrants, including both citizens and noncitizens. Data are five-year estimates. To derive estimates of net migration, the United Nations Population Division takes into account the past migration history of a country or area, the migration policy of a country, and the influx of refugees in recent periods. The data to calculate these official estimates come from a variety of sources, including border statistics, administrative records, surveys, and censuses. When no official estimates can be made because of insufficient data, net migration is derived through the balance equation, which is the difference between overall population growth and the natural increase during the 1990-2000 intercensal period."
  • Fertility > Fertility rate, total > Births per woman: Fertility rate, total (births per woman). Total fertility rate represents the number of children that would be born to a woman if she were to live to the end of her childbearing years and bear children in accordance with current age-specific fertility rates.
  • Gender > Gender inequality index: Gender Inequality Index.
  • Fertility > Mortality rate, infant > Per 1,000 live births: Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births). Infant mortality rate is the number of infants dying before reaching one year of age, per 1,000 live births in a given year.
  • Fertility > Birth rate, crude > Per 1,000 people: Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people). Crude birth rate indicates the number of live births occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.
  • Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 > Total: This entry is derived from People > Unemployment, youth ages 15-24, which gives the percent of the total labor force ages 15-24 unemployed during a specified year.
  • Urban and rural > Females living in cities proper: Total number of females living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 60 or over > Total: Number of people aged 60 and older.
  • Number of infant deaths per 1000: Number of infant deaths. Number of infants dying before reaching one year of age. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Number of infant deaths: Number of infant deaths. Number of infants dying before reaching one year of age.
  • Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of origin: Refugees are people who are recognized as refugees under the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees or its 1967 Protocol, the 1969 Organisation of African Unity Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa, people recognized as refugees in accordance with the UNHCR statute, people granted refugee-like humanitarian status, and people provided temporary protection. Asylum seekers--people who have applied for asylum or refugee status and who have not yet received a decision or who are registered as asylum seekers--are excluded. Palestinian refugees are people (and their descendants) whose residence was Palestine between June 1946 and May 1948 and who lost their homes and means of livelihood as a result of the 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict. Country of origin generally refers to the nationality or country of citizenship of a claimant."
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Total: Number of people aged 15-24.
  • Gender > Sex ratio at birth: Number of males born for every female born. Countries with a number less than one have more females born than males.
  • Child labor > Children ages 5-14 per million people: This entry provides the mean (average) age of mothers at the birth of their first child. It is a useful indicator for gauging the success of family planning programs aiming to reduce maternal mortality, increase contraceptive use – particularly among married and unmarried adolescents, delay age at first marriage, and improve the health of newborns. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Age dependency ratio > Dependents to working-age population: Age dependency ratio is the ratio of dependents--people younger than 15 or older than 64--to the working-age population--those ages 15-64. For example, 0.7 means there are 7 dependents for every 10 working-age people.
  • Literacy > Female: This entry is derived from People > Literacy, which includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of the Factbook. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons. Low levels of literacy, and education in general, can impede the economic development of a country in the current rapidly changing, technology-driven world.
  • Population density > People per sq. km of land area: Population density (people per sq. km of land area). Population density is midyear population divided by land area in square kilometers. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.
  • Urban and rural > Rural population per thousand people: Total population living in rural areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Urban and rural > Female rural population: Total number of females living in rural areas by country.
  • Marriage > Years being single before marriage > Men: Average age of men at their first marriage.
  • Dependency ratios > Potential support ratio: This entry is derived from People > Dependency ratios, which dependency ratios are a measure of the age structure of a population. They relate the number of individuals that are likely to be economically "dependent" on the support of others. Dependency ratios contrast the ratio of youths (ages 0-14) and the elderly (ages 65+) to the number of those in the working-age group (ages 15-64). Changes in the dependency ratio provide an indication of potential social support requirements resulting from changes in population age structures. As fertility levels decline, the dependency ratio initially falls because the proportion of youths decreases while the proportion of the population of working age increases. As fertility levels continue to decline, dependency ratios eventually increase because the proportion of the population of working age starts to decline and the proportion of elderly persons continues to increase.
    total dependency ratio - The total dependency ratio is the ratio of combined youth population (ages 0-14) and elderly population (ages 65+) per 100 people of working age (ages 15-64). A high total dependency ratio indicates that the working-age population and the overall economy face a greater burden to support and provide social services for youth and elderly persons, who are often economically dependent.
    youth dependency ratio - The youth dependency ratio is the ratio of the youth population (ages 0-14) per 100 people of working age (ages 15-64). A high youth dependency ratio indicates that a greater investment needs to be made in schooling and other services for children.
    elderly dependency ratio - The elderly dependency ratio is the ratio of the elderly population (ages 65+) per 100 people of working age (ages 15-64). Increases in the elderly dependency ratio put added pressure on governments to fund pensions and healthcare.
    potential support ratio - The potential support ratio is the number of working-age people (ages 15-64) per one elderly person (ages 65+). As a population ages, the potential support ratio tends to fall, meaning there are fewer potential workers to support the elderly.



  • Physicians density: This entry gives the number of medical doctors (physicians), including generalist and specialist medical practitioners, per 1,000 of the population. Medical doctors are defined as doctors that study, diagnose, treat, and prevent illness, disease, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans through the application of modern medicine. They also plan, supervise, and evaluate care and treatment plans by other health care providers. The World Health Organization estimates that fewer than 2.3 health workers (physicians, nurses, and midwives only) per 1,000 would be insufficient to achieve coverage of primary healthcare needs.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Female: This entry is derived from People > Life expectancy at birth, which contains the average number of years to be lived by a group of people born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. The entry includes total population as well as the male and female components. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. It can also be thought of as indicating the potential return on investment in human capital and is necessary for the calculation of various actuarial measures.
  • Dependency ratios > Elderly dependency ratio: This entry is derived from People > Dependency ratios, which dependency ratios are a measure of the age structure of a population. They relate the number of individuals that are likely to be economically "dependent" on the support of others. Dependency ratios contrast the ratio of youths (ages 0-14) and the elderly (ages 65+) to the number of those in the working-age group (ages 15-64). Changes in the dependency ratio provide an indication of potential social support requirements resulting from changes in population age structures. As fertility levels decline, the dependency ratio initially falls because the proportion of youths decreases while the proportion of the population of working age increases. As fertility levels continue to decline, dependency ratios eventually increase because the proportion of the population of working age starts to decline and the proportion of elderly persons continues to increase.
    total dependency ratio - The total dependency ratio is the ratio of combined youth population (ages 0-14) and elderly population (ages 65+) per 100 people of working age (ages 15-64). A high total dependency ratio indicates that the working-age population and the overall economy face a greater burden to support and provide social services for youth and elderly persons, who are often economically dependent.
    youth dependency ratio - The youth dependency ratio is the ratio of the youth population (ages 0-14) per 100 people of working age (ages 15-64). A high youth dependency ratio indicates that a greater investment needs to be made in schooling and other services for children.
    elderly dependency ratio - The elderly dependency ratio is the ratio of the elderly population (ages 65+) per 100 people of working age (ages 15-64). Increases in the elderly dependency ratio put added pressure on governments to fund pensions and healthcare.
    potential support ratio - The potential support ratio is the number of working-age people (ages 15-64) per one elderly person (ages 65+). As a population ages, the potential support ratio tends to fall, meaning there are fewer potential workers to support the elderly.



  • Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Percent: Percentage of total population aged 65 and older.
  • Cities > Urban population: Total population living in urban areas. The defition of an urban area differs for each country. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • Dependency ratios > Youth dependency ratio: This entry is derived from People > Dependency ratios, which dependency ratios are a measure of the age structure of a population. They relate the number of individuals that are likely to be economically "dependent" on the support of others. Dependency ratios contrast the ratio of youths (ages 0-14) and the elderly (ages 65+) to the number of those in the working-age group (ages 15-64). Changes in the dependency ratio provide an indication of potential social support requirements resulting from changes in population age structures. As fertility levels decline, the dependency ratio initially falls because the proportion of youths decreases while the proportion of the population of working age increases. As fertility levels continue to decline, dependency ratios eventually increase because the proportion of the population of working age starts to decline and the proportion of elderly persons continues to increase.
    total dependency ratio - The total dependency ratio is the ratio of combined youth population (ages 0-14) and elderly population (ages 65+) per 100 people of working age (ages 15-64). A high total dependency ratio indicates that the working-age population and the overall economy face a greater burden to support and provide social services for youth and elderly persons, who are often economically dependent.
    youth dependency ratio - The youth dependency ratio is the ratio of the youth population (ages 0-14) per 100 people of working age (ages 15-64). A high youth dependency ratio indicates that a greater investment needs to be made in schooling and other services for children.
    elderly dependency ratio - The elderly dependency ratio is the ratio of the elderly population (ages 65+) per 100 people of working age (ages 15-64). Increases in the elderly dependency ratio put added pressure on governments to fund pensions and healthcare.
    potential support ratio - The potential support ratio is the number of working-age people (ages 15-64) per one elderly person (ages 65+). As a population ages, the potential support ratio tends to fall, meaning there are fewer potential workers to support the elderly.



  • Immigration > Refugees and asylum seekers > Natives per Refugee: Natives per Refugee.

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  • Urban and rural > Female urban population: Total number of females living in urban areas by country.
  • Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of asylum: Refugees are people who are recognized as refugees under the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees or its 1967 Protocol, the 1969 Organisation of African Unity Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa, people recognized as refugees in accordance with the UNHCR statute, people granted refugee-like humanitarian status, and people provided temporary protection. Asylum seekers--people who have applied for asylum or refugee status and who have not yet received a decision or who are registered as asylum seekers--are excluded. Palestinian refugees are people (and their descendants) whose residence was Palestine between June 1946 and May 1948 and who lost their homes and means of livelihood as a result of the 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict. Country of asylum is the country where an asylum claim was filed and granted."
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-64 > Total: Number of people aged 15-64.
  • Dependency ratios > Total dependency ratio: This entry is derived from People > Dependency ratios, which dependency ratios are a measure of the age structure of a population. They relate the number of individuals that are likely to be economically "dependent" on the support of others. Dependency ratios contrast the ratio of youths (ages 0-14) and the elderly (ages 65+) to the number of those in the working-age group (ages 15-64). Changes in the dependency ratio provide an indication of potential social support requirements resulting from changes in population age structures. As fertility levels decline, the dependency ratio initially falls because the proportion of youths decreases while the proportion of the population of working age increases. As fertility levels continue to decline, dependency ratios eventually increase because the proportion of the population of working age starts to decline and the proportion of elderly persons continues to increase.
    total dependency ratio - The total dependency ratio is the ratio of combined youth population (ages 0-14) and elderly population (ages 65+) per 100 people of working age (ages 15-64). A high total dependency ratio indicates that the working-age population and the overall economy face a greater burden to support and provide social services for youth and elderly persons, who are often economically dependent.
    youth dependency ratio - The youth dependency ratio is the ratio of the youth population (ages 0-14) per 100 people of working age (ages 15-64). A high youth dependency ratio indicates that a greater investment needs to be made in schooling and other services for children.
    elderly dependency ratio - The elderly dependency ratio is the ratio of the elderly population (ages 65+) per 100 people of working age (ages 15-64). Increases in the elderly dependency ratio put added pressure on governments to fund pensions and healthcare.
    potential support ratio - The potential support ratio is the number of working-age people (ages 15-64) per one elderly person (ages 65+). As a population ages, the potential support ratio tends to fall, meaning there are fewer potential workers to support the elderly.



  • Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Percent: Percentage of total population aged 0-4.
  • Urban and rural > Males living in cities proper: Total number of males living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000.
  • Age structure > 65 years and over > From total: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Population, total: Population, total. Population, total refers to the total population.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Total: Number of people 65 years old and older.
  • Sanitation facility access > Improved > Total: This entry is derived from People > Sanitation facility access > Improved, which provides information about access to improved or unimproved sanitation facilities available to segments of the population of a country. improved sanitation - use of any of the following facilities: flush or pour-flush to a piped sewer system, septic tank or pit latrine; ventilated improved pit (VIP) latrine; pit latrine with slab; or a composting toilet. unimproved sanitation - use of any of the following facilities: flush or pour-flush not piped to a sewer system, septic tank or pit latrine; pit latrine without a slab or open pit; bucket; hanging toilet or hanging latrine; shared facilities of any type; no facilities; or bush or field.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Male: This entry is derived from People > Life expectancy at birth, which contains the average number of years to be lived by a group of people born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. The entry includes total population as well as the male and female components. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. It can also be thought of as indicating the potential return on investment in human capital and is necessary for the calculation of various actuarial measures.
  • Gender ratio > Whole population: Female/male ratio of population.
  • Marriage > Percent married > All > Female > Aged 15-19: Percent of people aged 15-19 years who are or have been married or in a marriage-like union recognized by the law or customs of their country.
  • Gender > Women aged 15-49: Country's total population of women aged 15-49. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • Population in largest city: Population in largest city is the urban population living in the countryÂ’s largest metropolitan area.
  • Urban and rural > Females living in cities proper per thousand people: Total number of females living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Hospital bed density: This entry provides the number of hospital beds per 1,000 people; it serves as a general measure of inpatient service availability. Hospital beds include inpatient beds available in public, private, general, and specialized hospitals and rehabilitation centers. In most cases, beds for both acute and chronic care are included. Because the level of inpatient services required for individual countries depends on several factors - such as demographic issues and the burden of disease - there is no global target for the number of hospital beds per country. So, while 2 beds per 1,000 in one country may be sufficient, 2 beds per 1,000 in another may be woefully inadequate because of the number of people hospitalized by disease.
  • School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Total: This entry is derived from People > School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary , which school life expectancy (SLE) is the total number of years of schooling (primary to tertiary) that a child can expect to receive, assuming that the probability of his or her being enrolled in school at any particular future age is equal to the current enrollment ratio at that age.Caution must be maintained when utilizing this indicator in international comparisons. For example, a year or grade completed in one country is not necessarily the same in terms of educational content or quality as a year or grade completed in another country. SLE represents the expected number of years of schooling that will be completed, including years spent repeating one or more grades.
  • School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Male: School life expectancy (SLE) is the total number of years of schooling (primary to tertiary) that a child can expect to receive, assuming that the probability of his or her being enrolled in school at any particular future age is equal to the current enrollment ratio at that age.Caution must be maintained when utilizing this indicator in international comparisons. For example, a year or grade completed in one country is not necessarily the same in terms of educational content or quality as a year or grade completed in another country. SLE represents the expected number of years of schooling that will be completed, including years spent repeating one or more grades.
  • School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > Total: School life expectancy (SLE) is the total number of years of schooling (primary to tertiary) that a child can expect to receive, assuming that the probability of his or her being enrolled in school at any particular future age is equal to the current enrollment ratio at that age.Caution must be maintained when utilizing this indicator in international comparisons. For example, a year or grade completed in one country is not necessarily the same in terms of educational content or quality as a year or grade completed in another country. SLE represents the expected number of years of schooling that will be completed, including years spent repeating one or more grades.
  • Population density: Population density is midyear population divided by land area in square kilometers. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes."
  • Urban population > Per capita: Urban population is the midyear population of areas defined as urban in each country and reported to the United Nations. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Rights of the Child Convention > Signatories: Date of signing convention
  • Total Population > Female: Total Population - Female, as of April 26, 2005
  • School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Total: School life expectancy (SLE) is the total number of years of schooling (primary to tertiary) that a child can expect to receive, assuming that the probability of his or her being enrolled in school at any particular future age is equal to the current enrollment ratio at that age.Caution must be maintained when utilizing this indicator in international comparisons. For example, a year or grade completed in one country is not necessarily the same in terms of educational content or quality as a year or grade completed in another country. SLE represents the expected number of years of schooling that will be completed, including years spent repeating one or more grades.
  • Age structure > 0-14 years > Females: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Net migration: Net migration. Net migration is the net total of migrants during the period, that is, the total number of immigrants less the annual number of emigrants, including both citizens and noncitizens. Data are five-year estimates.
  • Gender > Male population per thousand people: Total male population. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Future population > Females: UN estimates of female population in 2010, 2015, 2020, 2025 and 2030.
  • Age structure > 0-14 years > From total: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Infant mortality rate > Female: This entry is derived from People > Infant mortality rate, which gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
  • Drinking water source > Improved > Total: This entry is derived from People > Drinking water source > Improved, which provides information about access to improved or unimproved drinking water sources available to segments of the population of a country.improved drinking water - use of any of the following sources: piped water into dwelling, yard, or plot; public tap or standpipe; tubewell or borehole; protected dug well; protected spring; or rainwater collection. unimproved drinking water - use of any of the following sources: unprotected dug well; unprotected spring; cart with small tank or drum; tanker truck; surface water, which includes rivers, dams, lakes, ponds, streams, canals or irrigation channels; or bottled water.
  • Fertility > Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given: Maternity leave benefits.
  • Urban and rural > Female urban population per thousand people: Total number of females living in urban areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Number of under-five deaths: Number of under-five deaths. Number of children dying before reaching age five.
  • Fertility > Adolescent fertility rate > Births per 1,000 women ages 15-19: Adolescent fertility rate (births per 1,000 women ages 15-19). Adolescent fertility rate is the number of births per 1,000 women ages 15-19.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Contraception use among married women > Any method: Current contraceptive use among married women 15-49 years old, any method, percentage.
  • Gender > Female population per thousand people: Total female population. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Definition: This entry is derived from People > Literacy, which includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of the Factbook. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons. Low levels of literacy, and education in general, can impede the economic development of a country in the current rapidly changing, technology-driven world.
  • Age structure > 0-14 years > Males: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Age structure > 65 years and over > Females: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Urban population per 1000: Urban population is the midyear population of areas defined as urban in each country and reported to the United Nations. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Rural population: Rural population is calculated as the difference between the total population and the urban population.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 80 or over > Percent: Percentage of total population aged 80 and older.
  • Urban and rural > Males living in cities proper per thousand people: Total number of males living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Density and urbanisation > Urban population: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanisation Prospects.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Marriageable age > Females: Female consent.

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  • Cities > Urban areas over 500,000: Urban Areas Over 500,000.
  • Drinking water source > Improved > Rural: This entry is derived from People > Drinking water source > Improved, which provides information about access to improved or unimproved drinking water sources available to segments of the population of a country.improved drinking water - use of any of the following sources: piped water into dwelling, yard, or plot; public tap or standpipe; tubewell or borehole; protected dug well; protected spring; or rainwater collection. unimproved drinking water - use of any of the following sources: unprotected dug well; unprotected spring; cart with small tank or drum; tanker truck; surface water, which includes rivers, dams, lakes, ponds, streams, canals or irrigation channels; or bottled water.
  • GDP per capita > Current US$: GDP per capita (current US$). GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Population, total per 1000: Population, total. Population, total refers to the total population. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Maternal mortality rate: The maternal mortality rate (MMR) is the annual number of female deaths per 100,000 live births from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management (excluding accidental or incidental causes). The MMR includes deaths during pregnancy, childbirth, or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, for a specified year.
  • Median age > Both sexes: Age of person who is older than half the population and younger than the other half of the population.
  • Marriage > Percent married > All > Male > Aged 15-19: Percent ever married or in union among persons aged 15-19.
  • Infant mortality rate > Male: This entry is derived from People > Infant mortality rate, which gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
  • School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > Female: School life expectancy (SLE) is the total number of years of schooling (primary to tertiary) that a child can expect to receive, assuming that the probability of his or her being enrolled in school at any particular future age is equal to the current enrollment ratio at that age.Caution must be maintained when utilizing this indicator in international comparisons. For example, a year or grade completed in one country is not necessarily the same in terms of educational content or quality as a year or grade completed in another country. SLE represents the expected number of years of schooling that will be completed, including years spent repeating one or more grades.
  • Immigration > Visa overstay rate > Australia: Modified Non-Return Rate.
  • Age structure > 15-64 years > Males: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Immigration > Cultural Diversity Index: The probability that two individuals selected at random from a country speak a very different language. A high score of close to 1 indicates that many unrelated languages are spoken. A score of close to 0 means that few languages are spoken, and / or that the spoken languages are similar to one another. For more information, please refer to Fearon (see citation).
  • Age structure > 0-14 years > Males per 1000: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Age structure > 15-64 years > From total: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Sanitation facility access > Improved > Rural: This entry is derived from People > Sanitation facility access > Improved, which provides information about access to improved or unimproved sanitation facilities available to segments of the population of a country. improved sanitation - use of any of the following facilities: flush or pour-flush to a piped sewer system, septic tank or pit latrine; ventilated improved pit (VIP) latrine; pit latrine with slab; or a composting toilet. unimproved sanitation - use of any of the following facilities: flush or pour-flush not piped to a sewer system, septic tank or pit latrine; pit latrine without a slab or open pit; bucket; hanging toilet or hanging latrine; shared facilities of any type; no facilities; or bush or field.
  • School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female: This entry is derived from People > School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary , which school life expectancy (SLE) is the total number of years of schooling (primary to tertiary) that a child can expect to receive, assuming that the probability of his or her being enrolled in school at any particular future age is equal to the current enrollment ratio at that age.Caution must be maintained when utilizing this indicator in international comparisons. For example, a year or grade completed in one country is not necessarily the same in terms of educational content or quality as a year or grade completed in another country. SLE represents the expected number of years of schooling that will be completed, including years spent repeating one or more grades.
  • Urban and rural > Female rural population per thousand people: Total number of females living in rural areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Number of under-five deaths per 1000: Number of under-five deaths. Number of children dying before reaching age five. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Fertility > Mortality rate, under-5 > Per 1,000 live births: Mortality rate, under-5 (per 1,000 live births). Under-five mortality rate is the probability per 1,000 that a newborn baby will die before reaching age five, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates.
  • Future population > Males: UN estimates of male population in 2010, 2015, 2020, 2025 and 2030.
  • Density and urbanisation > Rural population: Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population.
  • Migration > International migrant stock > Total: International migrant stock is the number of people born in a country other than that in which they live. It also includes refugees. The data used to estimate the international migrant stock at a particular time are obtained mainly from population censuses. The estimates are derived from the data on foreign-born population--people who have residence in one country but were born in another country. When data on the foreign-born population are not available, data on foreign population--that is, people who are citizens of a country other than the country in which they reside--are used as estimates. After the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991 people living in one of the newly independent countries who were born in another were classified as international migrants. Estimates of migrant stock in the newly independent states from 1990 on are based on the 1989 census of the Soviet Union. For countries with information on the international migrant stock for at least two points in time, interpolation or extrapolation was used to estimate the international migrant stock on July 1 of the reference years. For countries with only one observation, estimates for the reference years were derived using rates of change in the migrant stock in the years preceding or following the single observation available. A model was used to estimate migrants for countries that had no data."
  • Median age > Female: This entry is derived from People > Median age, which is the age that divides a population into two numerically equal groups; that is, half the people are younger than this age and half are older. It is a single index that summarizes the age distribution of a population. Currently, the median age ranges from a low of about 15 in Uganda and Gaza Strip to 40 or more in several European countries and Japan. See the entry for "Age structure" for the importance of a young versus an older age structure and, by implication, a low versus a higher median age.
  • Immigration > Visas > Visa requirements for > Austrian citizens > Length of stay permitted: Length of stay permitted.

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  • Charity > World Giving Index > Helped a stranger, percent: HS.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Marriageable age > Males: Male consent.

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  • Immigration > Visas > Visa requirements for > United States citizens > Requirement: Europe Visa requirement.

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  • Cities > Urban areas over 2,000,000: Urban Areas Over 2,000,000.
  • Drinking water source > Improved > Urban: This entry is derived from People > Drinking water source > Improved, which provides information about access to improved or unimproved drinking water sources available to segments of the population of a country.improved drinking water - use of any of the following sources: piped water into dwelling, yard, or plot; public tap or standpipe; tubewell or borehole; protected dug well; protected spring; or rainwater collection. unimproved drinking water - use of any of the following sources: unprotected dug well; unprotected spring; cart with small tank or drum; tanker truck; surface water, which includes rivers, dams, lakes, ponds, streams, canals or irrigation channels; or bottled water.
  • Population > CIA Factbook per capita: This entry gives an estimate from the US Bureau of the Census based on statistics from population censuses, vital statistics registration systems, or sample surveys pertaining to the recent past and on assumptions about future trends. The total population presents one overall measure of the potential impact of the country on the world and within its region. Note: starting with the 1993 Factbook, demographic estimates for some countries (mostly African) have explicitly taken into account the effects of the growing impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. These countries are currently: The Bahamas, Benin, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Teen marriage rate > Women: Percentage of female population aged 15-19 who has been married at least once. Percentage is out of total number of females in the same age group.
  • Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of origin > Per capita: Refugees are people who are recognized as refugees under the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees or its 1967 Protocol, the 1969 Organisation of African Unity Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa, people recognized as refugees in accordance with the UNHCR statute, people granted refugee-like humanitarian status, and people provided temporary protection. Asylum seekers--people who have applied for asylum or refugee status and who have not yet received a decision or who are registered as asylum seekers--are excluded. Palestinian refugees are people (and their descendants) whose residence was Palestine between June 1946 and May 1948 and who lost their homes and means of livelihood as a result of the 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict. Country of origin generally refers to the nationality or country of citizenship of a claimant." Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Age structure > 0-14 years > Females per 1000: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Rural population > Per capita: Rural population is calculated as the difference between the total population and the urban population. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Cities > Urban areas over 1,000,000 per million people: Urban areas with a population of over a million people.
  • Age structure > 15-64 years > Females: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Population in largest city > Per capita: Population in largest city is the urban population living in the countryÂ’s largest metropolitan area. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Population in urban agglomerations > More than 1 million: Population in urban agglomerations of more than one million is the country's population living in metropolitan areas that in 2000 had a population of more than one million people.
  • Median age > Male: This entry is the age that divides a population into two numerically equal groups; that is, half the people are younger than this age and half are older. It is a single index that summarizes the age distribution of a population. Currently, the median age ranges from a low of about 15 in Uganda and Gaza Strip to 40 or more in several European countries and Japan. See the entry for "Age structure" for the importance of a young versus an older age structure and, by implication, a low versus a higher median age.
  • Gender ratio > Babies: Female/male ratio at birth.
  • Health expenditures: This entry provides the total expenditure on health as a percentage of GDP. Health expenditures are broadly defined as activities performed either by institutions or individuals through the application of medical, paramedical, and/or nursing knowledge and technology, the primary purpose of which is to promote, restore, or maintain health.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Teen marriage rate > Men: Percentage of male population aged 15-19 who has been married at least once. Percentage is out of total number of males in the same age group.
  • Population in urban agglomerations of more than 1 million per 1000: Population in urban agglomerations of more than 1 million. Population in urban agglomerations of more than one million is the country's population living in metropolitan areas that in 2000 had a population of more than one million people. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Population in urban agglomerations > More than 1 million > Per capita: Population in urban agglomerations of more than one million is the country's population living in metropolitan areas that in 2000 had a population of more than one million people. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Literacy > Male: This entry is derived from People > Literacy, which includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of the Factbook. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons. Low levels of literacy, and education in general, can impede the economic development of a country in the current rapidly changing, technology-driven world.
  • School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Male: This entry is derived from People > School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary , which school life expectancy (SLE) is the total number of years of schooling (primary to tertiary) that a child can expect to receive, assuming that the probability of his or her being enrolled in school at any particular future age is equal to the current enrollment ratio at that age.Caution must be maintained when utilizing this indicator in international comparisons. For example, a year or grade completed in one country is not necessarily the same in terms of educational content or quality as a year or grade completed in another country. SLE represents the expected number of years of schooling that will be completed, including years spent repeating one or more grades.
  • Gender ratio > Rural population: Female/male ratio of rural population.
  • Immigration > Ethnic Fractionalization Index: The probability that two individuals selected at random from a country will be from different ethnic groups, 0 meaning that each individual in this country is from the same ethnic group. For a discussion of what constitutes an ethnic group, please refer to Fearon (see citation).
  • Age structure > 65 years and over > Males: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Age structure > 65 years and over > Females per 1000: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 > Male: This entry is derived from People > Unemployment, youth ages 15-24, which gives the percent of the total labor force ages 15-24 unemployed during a specified year.
  • Migration > Refugees > Convention on refugees: Date of ratification of the United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Refugees. "a" denotes accession. "d" denotes succession.
  • Structure > Population > Total: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. The values shown are midyear estimates."
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Contraception use among married women > Modern methods: Current contraceptive use among married women 15-49 years old, modern methods, percentage.
  • Gender ratio > Urban population: Female/male ratio of urban population.
  • Mortality rate, adult, female > Per 1,000 female adults: Mortality rate, adult, female (per 1,000 female adults). Adult mortality rate is the probability of dying between the ages of 15 and 60--that is, the probability of a 15-year-old dying before reaching age 60, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates between those ages.
  • Gender ratio > Aged over 60: Female/male ratio at age x.
  • Net migration per million: Net migration. Net migration is the net total of migrants during the period, that is, the total number of immigrants less the annual number of emigrants, including both citizens and noncitizens. Data are five-year estimates. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Total per thousand people: Number of people aged 0-4. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Gender > Women aged 15-49 per thousand people: Country's total population of women aged 15-49. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-64 > Total per thousand people: Number of people aged 15-64. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 0-14 > Total per thousand people: Number of people aged 0-14. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Cities > Urban population per thousand people: Total population living in urban areas. The defition of an urban area differs for each country. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Cities > Urban areas over 2,000,000 per million people: Urban Areas Over 2,000,000. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Immigration > Nationality compositions of > Norway per million people: Country of origin of Norway’s population who was either foreign born or born in Norway to foreign residents (number of people by country of origin). Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Immigration > Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Greeks: Members of the Greek diaspora by country of residence. Whether a member of the diaspora is defined as a Greek citizen, by ancestry or by self-identification varies by country.
  • Immigration > Visas > Visa requirements for > British citizens: Visa requirement.

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  • Total Population > Female per 1000: Total Population - Female, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Immigration > Nationality compositions of Canada, share of immigrants: Portion of immigrants in Canada.
  • Age structure > 65 years and over > Males per 1000: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Fertility > Number of maternal deaths per million: Number of maternal deaths. Maternal mortality deaths is the number of women who die during pregnancy and childbirth. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Fertility > Mortality rate, under-5, male > Per 1,000 live births: Mortality rate, under-5, male (per 1,000 live births). Mortality rate, under-5, male (per 1,000)
  • Urban and rural population > Urban gender ratio: Women per 100 men amongst urban population.
  • Renewable internal freshwater resources per capita > Cubic meters: Renewable internal freshwater resources per capita (cubic meters). Renewable internal freshwater resources flows refer to internal renewable resources (internal river flows and groundwater from rainfall) in the country. Renewable internal freshwater resources per capita are calculated using the World Bank's population estimates.
  • Female population > Age 25-29: Female population - Age 25-29, as of April 26, 2005
  • Cities > Rate of urbanization: Urbanization rate.
  • Age structure > 15-64 years > Males per 1000: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Female population > Age 10-14: Female population - Age 10-14, as of April 26, 2005
  • Male population > Age 20-24: Male population - Age 20-24, as of April 26, 2005
  • Immigration > Ethnic Fractionalization Index per million people: The probability that two individuals selected at random from a country will be from different ethnic groups, 0 meaning that each individual in this country is from the same ethnic group. For a discussion of what constitutes an ethnic group, please refer to Fearon (see citation). Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Gender ratio > Aged over 60 > Women per 100 men: Female/male ratio at age x.
  • Future population change per thousand people: Total change in population by country. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 60 or over > Total per thousand people: Number of people aged 60 and older. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Total per thousand people: Number of people 65 years old and older. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-59 > Total per thousand people: Number of people aged 15-59. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Charity > World Giving Index > Volunteered time: VT.

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  • Charity > World Giving Index > Donated money, percent: DM.

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  • Future population > Females per thousand people: UN estimates of female population in 2010, 2015, 2020, 2025 and 2030. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Urban and rural population > Rural gender ratio: Women per 100 men, rural population.
  • Widows > Proportion of age group > All > Men > Aged 30 to 39: Percent widowed in age group.
  • Total population > Age 80-84: Total population - Age 80-84, as of April 26, 2005
  • Fertility > Maternal mortality ratio > Modeled estimate, per 100,000 live births: Maternal mortality ratio (modeled estimate, per 100,000 live births). Maternal mortality ratio is the number of women who die during pregnancy and childbirth, per 100,000 live births. The data are estimated with a regression model using information on fertility, birth attendants, and HIV prevalence.
  • Fertility > Number of maternal deaths: Number of maternal deaths. Maternal mortality deaths is the number of women who die during pregnancy and childbirth.
  • Gender > Gender ratio aged over 80: Amount of women per every 100 males that are over the age of 80 in each country. For instance, in North Korea, for every 100 males over 80, there are 411.8 females who are over 80.
  • Gender ratio > Aged over 80 > Women per 100 men: Female/male ratio at age x.
  • Total population > Age 25-29: Total population - Age 25-29, as of April 26, 2005
  • Female population > Age 15-19: Female population - Age 15-19, as of April 26, 2005
  • Total Population > Male: Total Population - Male, as of April 26, 2005
  • Age structure > 15-64 years > Females per 1000: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Widows > Proportion of age group > All > Men > Aged above 59: Percent widowed in age group.
  • Male population > Age 25-29: Male population - Age 25-29, as of April 26, 2005
  • Male population > Age 10-14: Male population - Age 10-14, as of April 26, 2005
  • Male population > Age 15-19: Male population - Age 15-19, as of April 26, 2005
  • Total population > Age 30-34: Total population - Age 30-34, as of April 26, 2005
  • Total Population > Thousands: Total Population, thousands, as of April 26, 2005
  • Female population > Age 20-24: Female population - Age 20-24, as of April 26, 2005
  • Gender ratio > Aged over 65 > Women per 100 men: Female/male ratio at age x.
  • Gender ratio > Aged over 65: Female/male ratio at age x.
  • Gender > Gender ratio aged over 60: Amount of women per every 100 males that are over the age of 60 in each country. For instance, in Russia, for every 100 males over 60, there are 196 females who are over 60.
  • Rights of the Child Convention > Ratification Dates: Date of ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. "A" denotes acceptance; "a" denotes accession; "d" denotes succession
  • Male population > Age 45-49 per 1000: Male population - Age 45-49, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Male population > Age 40-44: Male population - Age 40-44, as of April 26, 2005
  • Male population > Age 25-29 per 1000: Male population - Age 25-29, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Total population > Age 10-14: Total population - Age 10-14, as of April 26, 2005
  • Female population > Age 30-34 per 1000: Female population - Age 30-34, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Total population > Age 45-49: Total population - Age 45-49, as of April 26, 2005
  • Female population > Age 35-39 per 1000: Female population - Age 35-39, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Female population > Age 15-19 per 1000: Female population - Age 15-19, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Male population > Age 30-34 per 1000: Male population - Age 30-34, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT Sweden Tanzania HISTORY
Age structure > 0-14 years 15.4%
Ranked 196th.
44.8%
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than Sweden

Age structure > 65 years and over 20.5%
Ranked 5th. 7 times more than Tanzania
2.9%
Ranked 206th.

Birth rate 10.33 births/1,000 population
Ranked 186th.
37.25 births/1,000 population
Ranked 18th. 4 times more than Sweden

Death rate 10.22 deaths/1,000 population
Ranked 47th. 22% more than Tanzania
8.41 deaths/1,000 population
Ranked 86th.

Ethnic groups indigenous population: Swedes with Finnish and Sami minorities; foreign-born or first-generation immigrants: Finns, Yugoslavs, Danes, Norwegians, Greeks, Turks mainland - African 99% (of which 95% are Bantu consisting of more than 130 tribes), other 1% (consisting of Asian, European, and Arab); Zanzibar - Arab, African, mixed Arab and African
Mother's mean age at first birth 28.6
Ranked 2nd. 46% more than Tanzania
19.6
Ranked 32nd.
Nationality > Adjective Swedish Tanzanian
Population 9.12 million
Ranked 92nd.
48.26 million
Ranked 27th. 5 times more than Sweden

Population > Population growth, past and future 0.201
Ranked 47th.
0.959
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Sweden

Population growth rate 0.18%
Ranked 177th.
2.82%
Ranked 18th. 16 times more than Sweden

Population in 2015 9,315 thousand
Ranked 89th.
45,598 thousand
Ranked 28th. 5 times more than Sweden
Sex ratio > At birth 1.06 male(s)/female
Ranked 46th. 3% more than Tanzania
1.03 male(s)/female
Ranked 207th.

Sex ratio > Total population 0.98 male(s)/female
Ranked 121st.
0.99 male(s)/female
Ranked 113th. 1% more than Sweden

Total fertility rate 1.67 children born/woman
Ranked 170th.
5.01 children born/woman
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than Sweden

Urban and rural > Population living in cities proper 2.63 million
Ranked 21st.
2.64 million
Ranked 1st. About the same as Sweden
Death rate, crude > Per 1,000 people 9.5
Ranked 56th. 3% more than Tanzania
9.18
Ranked 66th.

Population growth 0.201%
Ranked 47th.
0.959%
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Sweden

Obesity > Adult obesity rate 12%
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Tanzania
5%
Ranked 155th.
Languages Swedish (official), small Sami- and Finnish-speaking minorities Kiswahili or Swahili (official), Kiunguja (name for Swahili in Zanzibar), English (official, primary language of commerce, administration, and higher education), Arabic (widely spoken in Zanzibar), many local languages
Median age > Total 42.4 years
Ranked 17th. 2 times more than Tanzania
17.3 years
Ranked 216th.

Religions Lutheran 87%, other (includes Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Baptist, Muslim, Jewish, and Buddhist) 13% mainland - Christian 30%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 35%; Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim
Sex ratio > Under 15 years 1.06 male(s)/female
Ranked 42nd. 5% more than Tanzania
1.01 male(s)/female
Ranked 208th.

Urban and rural > Urban population 7.16 million
Ranked 30th.
12.91 million
Ranked 6th. 80% more than Sweden

Gender > Female population 7.24 million
Ranked 86th.
138.42 million
Ranked 6th. 19 times more than Sweden

Urbanization > Rate of urbanization None None
Gender > Male population 7.23 million
Ranked 87th.
137.21 million
Ranked 6th. 19 times more than Sweden

Age distribution > Population aged 0-14 16.35%
Ranked 73th.
23%
Ranked 8th. 41% more than Sweden

Migration > Net migration rate 1.66 migrant(s)/1,000 populati
Ranked 50th.
-1.48 migrant(s)/1,000 populati
Ranked 125th.

Age structure > 15-64 years 64.4%
Ranked 139th. 24% more than Tanzania
52.1%
Ranked 218th.

Percentage living in rural areas. 17%
Ranked 160th.
65%
Ranked 46th. 4 times more than Sweden
Age structure > 15-24 years 12.9%
Ranked 181st.
19.4%
Ranked 79th. 50% more than Sweden
Nationality > Noun Swede(s) Tanzanian(s)
Urban and rural > Rural population 1.42 million
Ranked 66th.
34.22 million
Ranked 1st. 24 times more than Sweden

Percentage living in urban areas 83%
Ranked 41st. 2 times more than Tanzania
35%
Ranked 159th.
Migration > Net migration > Per capita 20,637.54 per 1 million people
Ranked 28th.
-8,966.193 per 1 million people
Ranked 127th.

Age distribution > Population aged 0-14 > Total 2.36 million
Ranked 86th.
63.39 million
Ranked 5th. 27 times more than Sweden

Child labor > Children ages 5-14 28.6
Ranked 2nd. 46% more than Tanzania
19.6
Ranked 38th.
Life expectancy at birth > Total population 81.28 years
Ranked 17th. 34% more than Tanzania
60.76 years
Ranked 188th.

Age structure > 25-54 years 38.8%
Ranked 134th. 32% more than Tanzania
29.3%
Ranked 210th.
Age distribution > Median age 45.27 years
Ranked 106th. 35% more than Tanzania
33.48 years
Ranked 188th.

Urban population 7.6 million
Ranked 57th.
9.28 million
Ranked 50th. 22% more than Sweden

Contraceptive prevalence rate 75.2%
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than Tanzania
34.4%
Ranked 3rd.
Age structure > 55-64 years 12.4%
Ranked 42nd. 4 times more than Tanzania
3.5%
Ranked 216th.
Migration > Foreign worker salaries 787 million
Ranked 39th. 10 times more than Tanzania
80.55 million
Ranked 86th.

Sex ratio > 65 years and over 0.81 male(s)/female
Ranked 97th. 7% more than Tanzania
0.76 male(s)/female
Ranked 146th.

Age distribution > Total dependency ratio 79.67%
Ranked 75th. 38% more than Tanzania
57.7%
Ranked 160th.

Projected population growth 7.37%
Ranked 105th.
143.65%
Ranked 21st. 19 times more than Sweden
Infant mortality rate > Total 2.73 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 218th.
45.1 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 49th. 17 times more than Sweden

Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of asylum > Per capita 8.52 per 1,000 people
Ranked 12th. 6% more than Tanzania
8.01 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th.

Sex ratio > 15-64 years 1.02
Ranked 66th. 4% more than Tanzania
0.98
Ranked 155th.

Marriage > Years being single before marriage > Women 31.4
Ranked 2nd. 50% more than Tanzania
21
Ranked 34th.
Urban and rural > Urban population per thousand people 837.12
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Tanzania
267.49
Ranked 9th.

Age distribution > Population aged 15-64 55.66%
Ranked 122nd.
63.41%
Ranked 37th. 14% more than Sweden

Age distribution > Elderly dependency ratio 50.3%
Ranked 87th. 2 times more than Tanzania
21.43%
Ranked 174th.

Gender > Global Gender Gap Index 0.813
Ranked 4th. 17% more than Tanzania
0.693
Ranked 66th.

Marriage > Minimum legal age > Without parental consent > For Women 18
Ranked 51st. The same as Tanzania
18
Ranked 116th.
Literacy > Total population 99%
Ranked 34th. 46% more than Tanzania
67.8%
Ranked 181st.

Teenage pregancy rate 7.58
Ranked 167th.
129.79
Ranked 12th. 17 times more than Sweden

Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Percent 11.14%
Ranked 84th.
14.94%
Ranked 10th. 34% more than Sweden

Age distribution > Child dependency ratio 29.37%
Ranked 40th.
36.27%
Ranked 5th. 23% more than Sweden

Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Total 780,865
Ranked 87th.
21.24 million
Ranked 5th. 27 times more than Sweden

Population > CIA Factbook 9.05 million
Ranked 88th.
40.21 million
Ranked 32nd. 4 times more than Sweden

Age distribution > Population aged 15-59 50.29%
Ranked 113th.
58.79%
Ranked 29th. 17% more than Sweden

Urbanization 83
Ranked 35th. 3 times more than Tanzania
33
Ranked 166th.
Age distribution > Population aged 15-59 > Total 7.28 million
Ranked 88th.
162.05 million
Ranked 6th. 22 times more than Sweden

Migration > Net migration 186,234
Ranked 27th.
-345,000
Ranked 163th.

Fertility > Fertility rate, total > Births per woman 1.9
Ranked 132nd.
5.36
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than Sweden

Gender > Gender inequality index 0.055
Ranked 144th.
0.556
Ranked 29th. 10 times more than Sweden
Fertility > Mortality rate, infant > Per 1,000 live births 2.3
Ranked 188th.
37.7
Ranked 55th. 16 times more than Sweden

Fertility > Birth rate, crude > Per 1,000 people 11.8
Ranked 155th.
40.17
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than Sweden

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 > Total 22.9%
Ranked 42nd. 3 times more than Tanzania
8.8%
Ranked 107th.

Urban and rural > Females living in cities proper 67,268.5
Ranked 33th.
79,847
Ranked 1st. 19% more than Sweden
Age distribution > Population aged 60 or over > Total 4.83 million
Ranked 82nd.
50.19 million
Ranked 11th. 10 times more than Sweden

Number of infant deaths per 1000 0.0
Ranked 146th.
1.44
Ranked 44th.

Number of infant deaths 0.0
Ranked 146th.
69,000
Ranked 13th.

Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of origin 19
Ranked 154th.
1,204
Ranked 81st. 63 times more than Sweden

Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Total 1.61 million
Ranked 87th.
41.17 million
Ranked 5th. 26 times more than Sweden

Gender > Sex ratio at birth 1.06
Ranked 29th. 3% more than Tanzania
1.03
Ranked 189th.

Child labor > Children ages 5-14 per million people 3.17
Ranked 3rd. 8 times more than Tanzania
0.406
Ranked 41st.
Age dependency ratio > Dependents to working-age population 0.53
Ranked 103th.
0.85
Ranked 30th. 60% more than Sweden

Literacy > Female 99%
Ranked 14th. 63% more than Tanzania
60.8%
Ranked 64th.

Population density > People per sq. km of land area 23.03 sq. km
Ranked 172nd.
52.33 sq. km
Ranked 137th. 2 times more than Sweden

Urban and rural > Rural population per thousand people 166.21
Ranked 82nd.
709.11
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Sweden

Urban and rural > Female rural population 674,745
Ranked 48th.
17.34 million
Ranked 1st. 26 times more than Sweden

Marriage > Years being single before marriage > Men 33.5
Ranked 3rd. 33% more than Tanzania
25.1
Ranked 31st.
Dependency ratios > Potential support ratio 3.3
Ranked 192nd.
16.2
Ranked 55th. 5 times more than Sweden
Physicians density 3.87 physicians/1,000 population
Ranked 4th. 387 times more than Tanzania
0.01 physicians/1,000 population
Ranked 22nd.
Life expectancy at birth > Female 83.75 years
Ranked 18th. 35% more than Tanzania
62.09 years
Ranked 190th.

Dependency ratios > Elderly dependency ratio 30.3%
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Tanzania
6.2%
Ranked 142nd.
Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Percent 28%
Ranked 93th. 2 times more than Tanzania
13.59%
Ranked 175th.

Cities > Urban population 86,589
Ranked 47th. 56% more than Tanzania
55,438
Ranked 161st.

Dependency ratios > Youth dependency ratio 26.5%
Ranked 151st.
86.3%
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Sweden
Immigration > Refugees and asylum seekers > Natives per Refugee 107
Ranked 137th.
333
Ranked 108th. 3 times more than Sweden
Urban and rural > Female urban population 3.67 million
Ranked 22nd.
6.52 million
Ranked 5th. 78% more than Sweden

Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of asylum 81,356
Ranked 29th.
118,731
Ranked 21st. 46% more than Sweden

Age distribution > Population aged 15-64 > Total 8.05 million
Ranked 88th.
174.78 million
Ranked 6th. 22 times more than Sweden

Dependency ratios > Total dependency ratio 56.8%
Ranked 81st.
92.5%
Ranked 13th. 63% more than Sweden
Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Percent 5.4%
Ranked 70th.
7.71%
Ranked 8th. 43% more than Sweden

Urban and rural > Males living in cities proper 66,055.5
Ranked 33th.
77,787
Ranked 1st. 18% more than Sweden
Age structure > 65 years and over > From total 18.3%
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than Tanzania
2.8%
Ranked 192nd.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > Total None None
Population, total 9.52 million
Ranked 90th.
47.78 million
Ranked 28th. 5 times more than Sweden

Major cities > Population STOCKHOLM (capital) 1.279 million DAR ES SALAAM (capital) 3.207 million
Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Total 4.05 million
Ranked 82nd.
37.46 million
Ranked 12th. 9 times more than Sweden

Sanitation facility access > Improved > Total 100% of population
Ranked 13th. 10 times more than Tanzania
10% of population
Ranked 158th.

Life expectancy at birth > Male 78.95 years
Ranked 17th. 33% more than Tanzania
59.48 years
Ranked 188th.

Gender ratio > Whole population 101.7%
Ranked 96th. About the same as Tanzania
101.2%
Ranked 107th.

Marriage > Percent married > All > Female > Aged 15-19 0.5%
Ranked 14th.
29.4%
Ranked 4th. 59 times more than Sweden
Gender > Women aged 15-49 2.76 million
Ranked 88th.
65.7 million
Ranked 5th. 24 times more than Sweden

Population in largest city 1.71 million
Ranked 71st.
2.68 million
Ranked 50th. 57% more than Sweden

Urban and rural > Females living in cities proper per thousand people 7.35
Ranked 35th. 2 times more than Tanzania
3.34
Ranked 1st.
Hospital bed density 2.7 beds/1,000 population
Ranked 39th. 4 times more than Tanzania
0.7 beds/1,000 population
Ranked 62nd.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Total 16 years
Ranked 23th. 78% more than Tanzania
9 years
Ranked 168th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Male 15 years
Ranked 31st. 67% more than Tanzania
9 years
Ranked 179th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > Female None None
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > Total 16 years
Ranked 23th. 78% more than Tanzania
9 years
Ranked 168th.
Population density 22.47
Ranked 158th.
47.96
Ranked 128th. 2 times more than Sweden

Urban population > Per capita 0.842 per capita
Ranked 27th. 3 times more than Tanzania
0.241 per capita
Ranked 169th.

Rights of the Child Convention > Signatories 26 Jan 1990 1 Jun 1990
Total Population > Female 4.55 million
Ranked 84th.
18.91 million
Ranked 33th. 4 times more than Sweden
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Total 16 years
Ranked 21st. 78% more than Tanzania
9 years
Ranked 175th.

Age structure > 0-14 years > Females 703,857
Ranked 109th.
8.72 million
Ranked 17th. 12 times more than Sweden

Net migration 200,000
Ranked 27th.
-150,000
Ranked 167th.

Gender > Male population per thousand people 498.15
Ranked 90th.
499.75
Ranked 80th. About the same as Sweden

Future population > Females 5.03 million
Ranked 87th.
32.75 million
Ranked 23th. 7 times more than Sweden

Age structure > 0-14 years > From total 16%
Ranked 192nd.
43.5%
Ranked 28th. 3 times more than Sweden

Infant mortality rate > Female 2.57 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 217th.
43 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 44th. 17 times more than Sweden

Drinking water source > Improved > Total 100% of population
Ranked 31st. 89% more than Tanzania
53% of population
Ranked 144th.
Fertility > Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 2,058
Ranked 1st. 40 times more than Tanzania
52
Ranked 105th.
Urban and rural > Female urban population per thousand people 428.83
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Tanzania
135.16
Ranked 8th.

Number of under-five deaths 0.0
Ranked 150th.
98,000
Ranked 13th.

Fertility > Adolescent fertility rate > Births per 1,000 women ages 15-19 6.42
Ranked 175th.
124.25
Ranked 14th. 19 times more than Sweden

Marriage, divorce and children > Contraception use among married women > Any method 75.2%
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Tanzania
34.4%
Ranked 16th.

Gender > Female population per thousand people 502.3
Ranked 101st. About the same as Tanzania
500.25
Ranked 112th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write Kiswahili (Swahili), English, or Arabic
Age structure > 0-14 years > Males 745,110
Ranked 108th.
8.76 million
Ranked 19th. 12 times more than Sweden

Age structure > 65 years and over > Females 929,844
Ranked 46th. 45% more than Tanzania
642,269
Ranked 59th.

Urban population per 1000 841.48
Ranked 25th. 4 times more than Tanzania
238.91
Ranked 167th.

Rural population 1.43 million
Ranked 118th.
29.05 million
Ranked 18th. 20 times more than Sweden

Age distribution > Population aged 80 or over > Percent 12.62%
Ranked 74th. 3 times more than Tanzania
3.63%
Ranked 170th.

Urban and rural > Males living in cities proper per thousand people 7.22
Ranked 35th. 2 times more than Tanzania
3.25
Ranked 1st.
Density and urbanisation > Urban population 7.86 million
Ranked 56th.
11.35 million
Ranked 45th. 44% more than Sweden

Marriage, divorce and children > Marriageable age > Females 18
Ranked 35th. 20% more than Tanzania
15
Ranked 18th.
Cities > Urban areas over 500,000 2
Ranked 52nd. Twice as much as Tanzania
1
Ranked 135th.
Drinking water source > Improved > Rural 100% of population
Ranked 13th. 2 times more than Tanzania
44% of population
Ranked 179th.
GDP per capita > Current US$ $55,041.16
Ranked 8th. 90 times more than Tanzania
$608.72
Ranked 165th.

Population, total per 1000 1,000
Ranked 65th. The same as Tanzania
1,000
Ranked 202nd.

Maternal mortality rate 4 deaths/100,000 live births
Ranked 177th.
460 deaths/100,000 live births
Ranked 23th. 115 times more than Sweden

Median age > Both sexes 41.7
Ranked 13th. 2 times more than Tanzania
18.3
Ranked 200th.
Marriage > Percent married > All > Male > Aged 15-19 0.1%
Ranked 16th.
4.1%
Ranked 5th. 41 times more than Sweden
Infant mortality rate > Male 2.89 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 217th.
47.13 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 49th. 16 times more than Sweden

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > Female 17 years
Ranked 7th. 89% more than Tanzania
9 years
Ranked 3rd.
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > Male None None
Immigration > Visa overstay rate > Australia 0.6
Ranked 119th.
0.79
Ranked 108th. 32% more than Sweden

Age structure > 15-64 years > Males 3.01 million
Ranked 81st.
10.64 million
Ranked 37th. 4 times more than Sweden

Immigration > Cultural Diversity Index 0.189
Ranked 95th.
0.564
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than Sweden
Age structure > 0-14 years > Males per 1000 80.82
Ranked 175th.
206.91
Ranked 39th. 3 times more than Sweden

Age structure > 15-64 years > From total 65.6%
Ranked 105th. 22% more than Tanzania
53.7%
Ranked 190th.

Sanitation facility access > Improved > Rural 100% of population
Ranked 12th. 14 times more than Tanzania
7% of population
Ranked 181st.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female 17 years
Ranked 7th. 89% more than Tanzania
9 years
Ranked 3rd.

Urban and rural > Female rural population per thousand people 78.84
Ranked 60th.
359.32
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Sweden

Number of under-five deaths per 1000 0.0
Ranked 150th.
2.05
Ranked 42nd.

Fertility > Mortality rate, under-5 > Per 1,000 live births 2.9
Ranked 188th.
54
Ranked 51st. 19 times more than Sweden

Future population > Males 4.99 million
Ranked 87th.
32.77 million
Ranked 21st. 7 times more than Sweden

Density and urbanisation > Rural population 1.43 million
Ranked 115th.
32.38 million
Ranked 16th. 23 times more than Sweden

Migration > International migrant stock > Total 1.11 million
Ranked 33th. 40% more than Tanzania
797,701
Ranked 44th.

Urbanization > Urban population 85 None
Median age > Female 43.5 years
Ranked 20th. 2 times more than Tanzania
17.6 years
Ranked 215th.

Immigration > Visas > Visa requirements for > Austrian citizens > Length of stay permitted Freedom of movement 3 months
Charity > World Giving Index > Helped a stranger, percent 47%
Ranked 59th.
49%
Ranked 54th. 4% more than Sweden
Marriage, divorce and children > Marriageable age > Males 18
Ranked 36th. The same as Tanzania
18
Ranked 15th.
Immigration > Visas > Visa requirements for > United States citizens > Requirement Visa not required Visa on arrival
Cities > Urban areas over 2,000,000 0.0
Ranked 95th.
1
Ranked 72nd.
Drinking water source > Improved > Urban 100% of population
Ranked 21st. 27% more than Tanzania
79% of population
Ranked 181st.
Population > CIA Factbook per capita 0.981
Ranked 126th. 3% more than Tanzania
0.949
Ranked 160th.

Marriage, divorce and children > Teen marriage rate > Women 0.5
Ranked 31st.
19.7
Ranked 7th. 39 times more than Sweden
Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of origin > Per capita 1.66 per 1 million people
Ranked 170th.
31.58 per 1 million people
Ranked 128th. 19 times more than Sweden

Age structure > 0-14 years > Females per 1000 76.34
Ranked 175th.
205.87
Ranked 36th. 3 times more than Sweden

Rural population > Per capita 158 per 1,000 people
Ranked 167th.
755.06 per 1,000 people
Ranked 25th. 5 times more than Sweden

Cities > Urban areas over 1,000,000 per million people 0.11
Ranked 36th. 5 times more than Tanzania
0.0207
Ranked 108th.
Age structure > 15-64 years > Females 2.93 million
Ranked 82nd.
10.95 million
Ranked 37th. 4 times more than Sweden

Population in largest city > Per capita 0.189 per capita
Ranked 41st. 3 times more than Tanzania
0.07 per capita
Ranked 100th.

Population in urban agglomerations > More than 1 million 1.71 million
Ranked 73th.
2.68 million
Ranked 57th. 57% more than Sweden

Median age > Male 41.2 years
Ranked 17th. 2 times more than Tanzania
17 years
Ranked 216th.

Gender ratio > Babies 94.6%
Ranked 142nd.
98.1%
Ranked 29th. 4% more than Sweden

Health expenditures 9.4% of GDP
Ranked 32nd. 29% more than Tanzania
7.3% of GDP
Ranked 71st.

Marriage, divorce and children > Teen marriage rate > Men 0.1
Ranked 31st.
4.5
Ranked 8th. 45 times more than Sweden
Population in urban agglomerations of more than 1 million per 1000 148
Ranked 78th. 87% more than Tanzania
79.06
Ranked 106th.

Population in urban agglomerations > More than 1 million > Per capita 0.189 per capita
Ranked 59th. 3 times more than Tanzania
0.07 per capita
Ranked 101st.

Literacy > Male 99%
Ranked 43th. 31% more than Tanzania
75.5%
Ranked 174th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Male 15 years
Ranked 36th. 67% more than Tanzania
9 years
Ranked 173th.

Gender ratio > Rural population 90.2%
Ranked 49th.
107.4%
Ranked 6th. 19% more than Sweden
Immigration > Ethnic Fractionalization Index 0.189
Ranked 120th.
0.953
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Sweden
Age structure > 65 years and over > Males 729,500
Ranked 45th. 45% more than Tanzania
502,368
Ranked 58th.

Age structure > 65 years and over > Females per 1000 100.85
Ranked 16th. 7 times more than Tanzania
15.16
Ranked 176th.

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 > Male 23.8%
Ranked 34th. 3 times more than Tanzania
7.4%
Ranked 114th.

Migration > Refugees > Convention on refugees 26 Oct 1954 12 May 1964 a
Structure > Population > Total 9.3 million
Ranked 82nd.
43.74 million
Ranked 28th. 5 times more than Sweden

Marriage, divorce and children > Contraception use among married women > Modern methods 64.8%
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Tanzania
26.1%
Ranked 14th.

Gender ratio > Urban population 105%
Ranked 29th. 4% more than Tanzania
101%
Ranked 25th.
Education expenditures 7.3% of GDP
Ranked 10th. 18% more than Tanzania
6.2% of GDP
Ranked 17th.

Mortality rate, adult, female > Per 1,000 female adults 43.57
Ranked 149th.
288.48
Ranked 24th. 7 times more than Sweden

Gender ratio > Aged over 60 121.7%
Ranked 99th.
125.2%
Ranked 84th. 3% more than Sweden

Net migration per million 21,015.87
Ranked 23th.
-3,139.185
Ranked 116th.

Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Total per thousand people 59.18
Ranked 150th.
179.05
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than Sweden

Gender > Women aged 15-49 per thousand people 226.32
Ranked 173th.
227.14
Ranked 168th. About the same as Sweden

Age distribution > Population aged 15-64 > Total per thousand people 653.19
Ranked 95th. 26% more than Tanzania
520.45
Ranked 177th.

Age distribution > Population aged 0-14 > Total per thousand people 165.15
Ranked 161st.
448.39
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than Sweden

Cities > Urban population per thousand people 9.02e-06
Ranked 118th. 16 times more than Tanzania
5.76e-07
Ranked 204th.

Cities > Urban areas over 2,000,000 per million people 0.0
Ranked 94th.
0.0207
Ranked 65th.
Immigration > Nationality compositions of > Norway per million people 4,108.48
Ranked 6th. 249 times more than Tanzania
16.49
Ranked 112th.
Immigration > Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Greeks 13,500
Ranked 9th. 45 times more than Tanzania
300
Ranked 31st.
Immigration > Visas > Visa requirements for > British citizens Visa not required Visa on arrival
Total Population > Female per 1000 503.84
Ranked 119th. 3% more than Tanzania
487.11
Ranked 149th.
Immigration > Nationality compositions of Canada, share of immigrants 0.1%
Ranked 100th.
0.3%
Ranked 64th. 3 times more than Sweden
Age structure > 65 years and over > Males per 1000 79.12
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than Tanzania
11.86
Ranked 180th.

Fertility > Number of maternal deaths per million 0.427
Ranked 173th.
189
Ranked 19th. 443 times more than Sweden

Fertility > Mortality rate, under-5, male > Per 1,000 live births 3.2
Ranked 187th.
57.6
Ranked 51st. 18 times more than Sweden

Urban and rural population > Urban gender ratio 105
Ranked 29th. 4% more than Tanzania
101
Ranked 25th.
Renewable internal freshwater resources per capita > Cubic meters 18,096.75
Ranked 36th. 10 times more than Tanzania
1,812.12
Ranked 107th.

Female population > Age 25-29 261,671
Ranked 97th.
1.57 million
Ranked 32nd. 6 times more than Sweden
Cities > Rate of urbanization 0.5%
Ranked 179th.
4.2%
Ranked 26th. 8 times more than Sweden
Age structure > 15-64 years > Males per 1000 326.28
Ranked 95th. 30% more than Tanzania
251.19
Ranked 186th.

Female population > Age 10-14 281,940
Ranked 101st.
2.44 million
Ranked 21st. 9 times more than Sweden
Male population > Age 20-24 275,466
Ranked 101st.
1.86 million
Ranked 30th. 7 times more than Sweden
Immigration > Ethnic Fractionalization Index per million people 0.0211
Ranked 100th.
0.0259
Ranked 88th. 23% more than Sweden
Gender ratio > Aged over 60 > Women per 100 men 121.7
Ranked 99th.
125.2
Ranked 84th. 3% more than Sweden

Future population change per thousand people 7.51
Ranked 131st.
27.34
Ranked 19th. 4 times more than Sweden

Age distribution > Population aged 60 or over > Total per thousand people 249.7
Ranked 7th. 5 times more than Tanzania
48.58
Ranked 154th.

Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Total per thousand people 182.11
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than Tanzania
31.16
Ranked 155th.

Age distribution > Population aged 15-59 > Total per thousand people 585.6
Ranked 127th. 16% more than Tanzania
503.03
Ranked 177th.

Charity > World Giving Index > Volunteered time 11%
Ranked 98th. 38% more than Tanzania
8%
Ranked 120th.
Charity > World Giving Index > Donated money, percent 56%
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than Tanzania
13%
Ranked 107th.
Future population > Females per thousand people 495.92
Ranked 117th. 2% more than Tanzania
486.05
Ranked 150th.
Urban and rural population > Rural gender ratio 90.2
Ranked 49th.
107.4
Ranked 6th. 19% more than Sweden
Widows > Proportion of age group > All > Men > Aged 30 to 39 0.1%
Ranked 19th.
0.7%
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than Sweden
Total population > Age 80-84 252,113
Ranked 41st. 2 times more than Tanzania
111,915
Ranked 67th.
Fertility > Maternal mortality ratio > Modeled estimate, per 100,000 live births 4
Ranked 177th.
460
Ranked 23th. 115 times more than Sweden

Fertility > Number of maternal deaths 4
Ranked 152nd.
8,500
Ranked 8th. 2125 times more than Sweden

Gender > Gender ratio aged over 80 177
Ranked 69th. 21% more than Tanzania
145.9
Ranked 121st.

Gender ratio > Aged over 80 > Women per 100 men 177
Ranked 69th. 21% more than Tanzania
145.9
Ranked 121st.

Total population > Age 25-29 530,997
Ranked 98th.
3.17 million
Ranked 33th. 6 times more than Sweden
Female population > Age 15-19 302,513
Ranked 98th.
2.15 million
Ranked 24th. 7 times more than Sweden
Total Population > Male 4.47 million
Ranked 85th.
18.53 million
Ranked 33th. 4 times more than Sweden
Age structure > 15-64 years > Females per 1000 317.68
Ranked 113th. 23% more than Tanzania
258.47
Ranked 178th.

Widows > Proportion of age group > All > Men > Aged above 59 10.4%
Ranked 12th. 30% more than Tanzania
8%
Ranked 26th.
Male population > Age 25-29 269,326
Ranked 98th.
1.6 million
Ranked 36th. 6 times more than Sweden
Male population > Age 10-14 296,660
Ranked 102nd.
2.44 million
Ranked 21st. 8 times more than Sweden
Male population > Age 15-19 319,503
Ranked 97th.
2.15 million
Ranked 24th. 7 times more than Sweden
Total population > Age 30-34 580,520
Ranked 87th.
2.41 million
Ranked 36th. 4 times more than Sweden
Total Population > Thousands 9,002
Ranked 85th.
36,766
Ranked 33th. 4 times more than Sweden
Female population > Age 20-24 263,330
Ranked 103th.
1.86 million
Ranked 28th. 7 times more than Sweden
Gender ratio > Aged over 65 > Women per 100 men 131.2
Ranked 83th. 2% more than Tanzania
128.1
Ranked 94th.

Gender ratio > Aged over 65 131.2%
Ranked 83th. 2% more than Tanzania
128.1%
Ranked 94th.

Gender > Gender ratio aged over 60 121.7
Ranked 99th.
125.2
Ranked 84th. 3% more than Sweden

Rights of the Child Convention > Ratification Dates 29 Jun 1990 10 Jun 1991
Male population > Age 45-49 per 1000 32.55
Ranked 65th. 2 times more than Tanzania
13.29
Ranked 188th.
Male population > Age 40-44 334,699
Ranked 73th.
681,855
Ranked 45th. 2 times more than Sweden
Male population > Age 25-29 per 1000 29.83
Ranked 183th.
41.09
Ranked 94th. 38% more than Sweden
Total population > Age 10-14 578,600
Ranked 102nd.
4.89 million
Ranked 21st. 8 times more than Sweden
Female population > Age 30-34 per 1000 31.58
Ranked 150th. 5% more than Tanzania
30.18
Ranked 163th.
Total population > Age 45-49 580,237
Ranked 73th.
1.14 million
Ranked 46th. 97% more than Sweden
Female population > Age 35-39 per 1000 33.56
Ranked 97th. 55% more than Tanzania
21.63
Ranked 185th.
Female population > Age 15-19 per 1000 33.5
Ranked 162nd.
55.33
Ranked 55th. 65% more than Sweden
Male population > Age 30-34 per 1000 32.72
Ranked 152nd. 2% more than Tanzania
31.93
Ranked 161st.

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