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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Nationality > Adjective: This entry is derived from People > Nationality, which provides the identifying terms for citizens - noun and adjective.
  • Nationality > Noun: The noun which identifies citizens of the nation
  • Population: Population, total refers to the total population.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
    Additional details:
    • Gibraltar: above 80% (2013)


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Nobel prize laureates: Number of Nobel Prize Laureates 1901-2002
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Languages: This entry provides a rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
  • Charity > World Giving Index: 2011.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Immigration > Country of birth of Australian resident population: Australian residents born outside of Australia by country of birth.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Cities > Urban areas over 1,000,000: Urban areas with a population of over a million people.
  • Median age > Both sexes: Age of person who is older than half the population and younger than the other half of the population.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • Cities > Urban areas over 2,000,000: Urban Areas Over 2,000,000.
  • 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.
  • Charity > World Giving Index > Volunteered time: VT.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Immigration > Nationality compositions of Canada, share of immigrants: Portion of immigrants in Canada.
  • 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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  • 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).
  • Immigration > Visa overstay rate > Australia: Modified Non-Return Rate.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Charity > World Giving Index > Donated money, percent: DM.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Female population > Age 15-19: Female population - Age 15-19, as of April 26, 2005
  • 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 > Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Enlarged Jewish population:

    Jewish population by country. The enlarged Jewish community includes Jews, non-Jews with Jewish ancestry and non-Jewish members of Jewish households.   

  • Immigration > Nationality compositions of > Norway: 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).
  • 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.
  • Charity > World Giving Index > Helped a stranger, percent: HS.
  • Immigration > Nationality compositions of > Canada: Country of birth of Canadian residents (number of residents).
  • Total Population > Female: Total Population - Female, as of April 26, 2005
  • Female population > Age 25-29: Female population - Age 25-29, as of April 26, 2005
  • Male population > Age 25-29: Male population - Age 25-29, as of April 26, 2005
  • Immigration > Visas > Visa requirements for > Austrian citizens > Fee: Fee (if applicable).

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  • Male population > Age 10-14: Male population - Age 10-14, as of April 26, 2005
  • Immigration > Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Enlarged Jewish population per thousand people:

    Jewish population by country. The enlarged Jewish community includes Jews, non-Jews with Jewish ancestry and non-Jewish members of Jewish households.   

    . Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Immigration > Visas > Visa requirements for > Austrian citizens > Conditions of access: Conditions of access.

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  • Male population > Age 35-39 > % of the total: Male population - Age 35-39 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • Male population > Age 80-84 > % of the total: Male population - Age 80-84 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • Total population > Age 70-74: Total population - Age 70-74, as of April 26, 2005
  • Total population > Age 30-34 > % of the total: Total population - Age 30-34 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • Male population > Age 85-89 > % of the total: Male population - Age 85-89 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • Total population > Age 80-84 > % of the total: Total population - Age 80-84 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • Total population > Age 55-59 > % of the total: Total population - Age 55-59 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • Total population > Age 75-79: Total population - Age 75-79, as of April 26, 2005
STAT Taiwan United States HISTORY
Age structure > 0-14 years 14.3%
Ranked 212th.
20%
Ranked 156th. 40% more than Taiwan

Age structure > 65 years and over 11.6%
Ranked 65th.
13.9%
Ranked 51st. 20% more than Taiwan

Birth rate 8.61 births/1,000 population
Ranked 215th.
13.66 births/1,000 population
Ranked 147th. 59% more than Taiwan

Cities > Urban population 78
Ranked 56th.
84,460
Ranked 54th. 1083 times more than Taiwan

Death rate 6.83 deaths/1,000 population
Ranked 138th.
8.39 deaths/1,000 population
Ranked 88th. 23% more than Taiwan

Ethnic groups Taiwanese (including Hakka) 84%, mainland Chinese 14%, indigenous 2% white 79.96%, black 12.85%, Asian 4.43%, Amerindian and Alaska native 0.97%, native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 0.18%, two or more races 1.61% (July 2007 estimate)
Median age > Total 38.7 years
Ranked 52nd. 4% more than United States
37.2 years
Ranked 61st.

Migration > Net migration rate 0.04 migrant(s)/1,000 populati
Ranked 74th.
2.92 migrant(s)/1,000 populati
Ranked 29th. 73 times more than Taiwan

Nationality > Adjective Taiwan (or Taiwanese) American
Nationality > Noun Taiwan (singular and plural) American(s)
Population 23.3 million
Ranked 51st.
316.67 million
Ranked 3rd. 14 times more than Taiwan

Population growth rate 0.27%
Ranked 170th.
0.9%
Ranked 124th. 3 times more than Taiwan

Sex ratio > At birth 1.07 male(s)/female
Ranked 22nd. 2% more than United States
1.05 male(s)/female
Ranked 94th.

Sex ratio > Total population 1 male(s)/female
Ranked 82nd. 3% more than United States
0.97 male(s)/female
Ranked 143th.

Total fertility rate 1.11 children born/woman
Ranked 218th.
2.06 children born/woman
Ranked 116th. 86% more than Taiwan

Life expectancy at birth > Total population 79.71 years
Ranked 38th. 1% more than United States
78.62 years
Ranked 50th.

Age structure > 15-64 years 74%
Ranked 9th. 11% more than United States
66.5%
Ranked 101st.

Literacy > Total population 96.1%
Ranked 87th.
99%
Ranked 35th. 3% more than Taiwan

Population > CIA Factbook 22.92 million
Ranked 50th.
303.82 million
Ranked 4th. 13 times more than Taiwan

Sex ratio > Under 15 years 1.08 male(s)/female
Ranked 24th. 4% more than United States
1.04 male(s)/female
Ranked 118th.

Infant mortality rate > Total 4.55 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 185th.
5.9 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 173th. 30% more than Taiwan

Age structure > 25-54 years 47.7%
Ranked 14th. 19% more than United States
40.2%
Ranked 117th.
Age structure > 15-24 years 13.7%
Ranked 170th. The same as United States
13.7%
Ranked 169th.
Age structure > 55-64 years 12.7%
Ranked 34th. 3% more than United States
12.3%
Ranked 43th.
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 1.01
Ranked 88th. 1% more than United States
1
Ranked 105th.

Life expectancy at birth > Female 83.06 years
Ranked 29th. 2% more than United States
81.17 years
Ranked 53th.

Nobel prize laureates 0.0
Ranked 38th.
270
Ranked 1st.
Sex ratio > 65 years and over 0.89 male(s)/female
Ranked 49th. 16% more than United States
0.77 male(s)/female
Ranked 132nd.

Life expectancy at birth > Male 76.58 years
Ranked 40th. 1% more than United States
76.19 years
Ranked 48th.

Immigration > Cultural Diversity Index 0.169
Ranked 101st.
0.271
Ranked 78th. 60% more than Taiwan
Languages Mandarin Chinese (official), Taiwanese (Min), Hakka dialects English 82.1%, Spanish 10.7%, other Indo-European 3.8%, Asian and Pacific island 2.7%, other 0.7%
Charity > World Giving Index 67
Ranked 10th. 67 times more than United States
1
Ranked 59th.
Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
Cities > Urban population per thousand people 3.38e-06
Ranked 148th. 13 times more than United States
2.64e-07
Ranked 214th.

Immigration > Country of birth of Australian resident population 31,258
Ranked 30th.
64,832
Ranked 16th. 2 times more than Taiwan
Infant mortality rate > Female 4.12 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 187th.
5.22 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 172nd. 27% more than Taiwan

Age structure > 15-64 years > From total 72.3%
Ranked 12th. 8% more than United States
67.1%
Ranked 75th.

Cities > Urban areas over 1,000,000 4
Ranked 23th.
41
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than Taiwan
Median age > Both sexes 37
Ranked 55th. About the same as United States
36.9
Ranked 3rd.
Age structure > 0-14 years > Males 2.06 million
Ranked 72nd.
31.26 million
Ranked 6th. 15 times more than Taiwan

Age structure > 65 years and over > Males 1.17 million
Ranked 31st.
16.26 million
Ranked 4th. 14 times more than Taiwan

Infant mortality rate > Male 4.96 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 185th.
6.55 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 169th. 32% more than Taiwan

Cities > Urban areas over 2,000,000 3
Ranked 15th.
21
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Taiwan
Age structure > 65 years and over > From total 10.5%
Ranked 62nd.
12.7%
Ranked 49th. 21% more than Taiwan

Charity > World Giving Index > Volunteered time 16%
Ranked 73th.
42%
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than Taiwan
Immigration > Nationality compositions of Canada, share of immigrants 1.1%
Ranked 24th.
4%
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Taiwan
Religions mixture of Buddhist and Taoist 93%, Christian 4.5%, other 2.5% Protestant 51.3%, Roman Catholic 23.9%, Mormon 1.7%, other Christian 1.6%, Jewish 1.7%, Buddhist 0.7%, Muslim 0.6%, other or unspecified 2.5%, unaffiliated 12.1%, none 4%
Immigration > Ethnic Fractionalization Index 0.274
Ranked 108th.
0.491
Ranked 78th. 79% more than Taiwan
Immigration > Visa overstay rate > Australia 0.73
Ranked 111th. 43% more than United States
0.51
Ranked 124th.

Median age > Male 38 years
Ranked 45th. 6% more than United States
35.9 years
Ranked 61st.

Age structure > 0-14 years > From total 17.3%
Ranked 177th.
20.1%
Ranked 157th. 16% more than Taiwan

Age structure > 65 years and over > Females 1.23 million
Ranked 37th.
22.43 million
Ranked 4th. 18 times more than Taiwan

Charity > World Giving Index > Donated money, percent 43%
Ranked 28th.
57%
Ranked 13th. 33% more than Taiwan
Female population > Age 15-19 754,585
Ranked 60th.
10.45 million
Ranked 4th. 14 times more than Taiwan
Median age > Female 39.4 years
Ranked 56th. 2% more than United States
38.5 years
Ranked 58th.

Immigration > Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Enlarged Jewish population 200
Ranked 91st.
8.3 million
Ranked 1st. 41500 times more than Taiwan
Immigration > Nationality compositions of > Norway 244
Ranked 113th.
8,424
Ranked 25th. 35 times more than Taiwan
Age structure > 0-14 years > Females 1.9 million
Ranked 75th.
29.89 million
Ranked 6th. 16 times more than Taiwan

Charity > World Giving Index > Helped a stranger, percent 44%
Ranked 73th.
71%
Ranked 3rd. 61% more than Taiwan
Immigration > Nationality compositions of > Canada 65,205
Ranked 25th.
250,535
Ranked 7th. 4 times more than Taiwan
Total Population > Female 11.31 million
Ranked 49th.
151.78 million
Ranked 3rd. 13 times more than Taiwan
Female population > Age 25-29 969,285
Ranked 46th.
10.02 million
Ranked 4th. 10 times more than Taiwan
Male population > Age 25-29 1.02 million
Ranked 45th.
10.34 million
Ranked 4th. 10 times more than Taiwan
Immigration > Visas > Visa requirements for > Austrian citizens > Fee n/a US$ 14
Male population > Age 10-14 828,943
Ranked 59th.
10.52 million
Ranked 5th. 13 times more than Taiwan
Immigration > Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Enlarged Jewish population per thousand people 0.00861
Ranked 87th.
26.44
Ranked 3rd. 3072 times more than Taiwan
Immigration > Visas > Visa requirements for > Austrian citizens > Conditions of access visa-free ESTA required
Male population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 4.05
Ranked 45th. 15% more than United States
3.53
Ranked 99th.
Male population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.65
Ranked 56th.
0.72
Ranked 50th. 11% more than Taiwan
Total population > Age 70-74 595,735
Ranked 33th.
8.52 million
Ranked 3rd. 14 times more than Taiwan
Total population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 7.8
Ranked 57th. 19% more than United States
6.53
Ranked 155th.
Male population > Age 85-89 > % of the total 0.37
Ranked 22nd.
0.38
Ranked 19th. 3% more than Taiwan
Total population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 1.25
Ranked 80th.
1.88
Ranked 57th. 50% more than Taiwan
Total population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 4.75
Ranked 74th.
6.05
Ranked 40th. 27% more than Taiwan
Total population > Age 75-79 479,016
Ranked 30th.
7.35 million
Ranked 3rd. 15 times more than Taiwan

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