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  • Age distribution > Median age: The median age of the country's residents. This is the age most people are in the country.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 0-14: Percentage of total population aged 0-14.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 0-14 > Total: Number of people aged 0-14.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Percent: Percentage of total population aged 15-24.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gender > Female population: Total female population.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Total divorces per thousand people: Total number of divorces in given year by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Population: Population, total refers to the total population.
  • Population > Population growth, past and future: Population growth rate (percentage).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Total: Number of people aged 15-24.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 60 or over > Percent: Percentage of total population aged 60 and older.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-64 > Total: Number of people aged 15-64.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Total: Number of people aged 0-4.
  • 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.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-59: Percentage of total pouplation aged 15-59.
  • Population in 2015: (Thousands) Medium-variant projections.
  • Urban and rural > Population living in cities proper: Each 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.
  • 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.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Percent: Percentage of total population aged 65 and older.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gender > Male population: Total male population.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 60 or over > Total: Number of people aged 60 and older.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-64: Percentage of total population aged 15-64.
  • 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."
  • Nationality > Noun: The noun which identifies citizens of the nation
  • Divorce rate: Divorce rate per 1,000 people
  • 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.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Percent: Percentage of total population aged 0-4.
  • 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.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Total divorces: Total number of divorces in given year by country.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Total: Number of people 65 years old and older.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-59 > Total: Number of people aged 15-59.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 80 or over > Total: Number of people aged 80 years 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.
  • Abortion > Abortion rate: Abortions per 1000 women.
  • Nationality > Adjective: This entry is derived from People > Nationality, which provides the identifying terms for citizens - noun and adjective.
  • 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.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 5-14 > Percent: Percentage of total population aged 5-14.
  • 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.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Marriages: Marriages by urban/rural residence.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 80 or over > Percent: Percentage of total population aged 80 and older.
  • Marriage rate: Number of marriages per 1,000 people per year
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Marriages per thousand people: Marriages by urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 5-14 > Total: Number of people aged 5-14.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Future population change: Total change in population by country. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • Urban population: Urban population is the midyear population of areas defined as urban in each country and reported to the United Nations.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Urban and rural > Urban population: Total population living in urban areas by country.
  • 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.
  • Marriage > Years being single before marriage > Women: Average age of women at their first marriage.
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • Marriage > Years being single before marriage > Men: Average age of men at their first marriage.
  • 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.
  • Gender > Women aged 15-49: Country's total population of women aged 15-49. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • Gender empowerment measure: Gender Empowerment Measure Range is from .000 (lowest) to 1.000 (highest), 2002.
  • 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: 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."
  • 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.
  • Teenage pregancy rate: Adolescent fertility rate is the number of births per 1,000 women ages 15-19."
  • Gender empowerment: Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM). The GEM measures the participation of women and men in political decision-making. This index also has four indicators: female members of the Legislature, female participation in selected positions in public and private sector, female participation in academic and technical work, and estimated income. Both indexes are based on data collected by the UN and are processed to enable comparison.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Urban and rural > Rural population: Total population living in rural areas by country.
  • Teenage birth rate: The number of births to women aged below 20 per 1,000 women aged 15 to 19. (1995-1998)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gender > Gender inequality index: Gender Inequality Index.
  • 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.
  • Rural population: Rural population is calculated as the difference between the total population and the urban population.
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • Size of houses: Proportion of houses with five or more rooms, 2002.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Marriage > Minimum legal age > Without parental consent > For Women: Minimum legal age at which women can be married without parental consent.
  • Gender > Female population per thousand people: Total female population. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Future population > Males: UN estimates of male population in 2010, 2015, 2020, 2025 and 2030.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Home ownership: Home ownership as % of all households (Data is for 2000).
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Total per thousand people: Number of people aged 15-24. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Births > Teen motherhood rate: Proportion of women aged 15-19 who have given birth.
  • 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.
  • Nobel prize laureates: Number of Nobel Prize Laureates 1901-2002
  • Age at first marriage for women: Age of women when they first get married (1999).
  • Elderly population > Elderly Population by region > Percentage of elderly population by country: The elderly population is the number of inhabitants of a given region aged 65 or older. The population can be either the average annual population or the population at a specific date during the year considered. The average population during a calendar year is generally calculated as the arithmetic mean of the population on 1 January of two consecutive years (it is also referred to as the mean population).

    The geographic concentration index offers an accurate picture of the spatial distribution of elderly population, as it takes into account the area of each region and reveals large international differences in the degree of geographic concentration of elderly people.

    The geographic concentration index compares the economic weight and the geographic weight over all regions in a given country and is constructed to account for both within- and between-country differences in the size of all regions. The index lies between 0 (no concentration) and 100 (maximum concentration) and is suitable for international comparisons of geographic concentration.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Marriageable age > Females: Female consent.

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Average size of households: Average households size (number of people living in the house) - late 1990s.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • International migration > Immigrant population > Foreign-born population: Nationality and place of birth are the two criteria most commonly used to define the “immigrant” population. The foreign-born population covers all persons who have ever migrated from their country of birth to their current country of residence. The foreign population consists of persons who still have the nationality of their home country. It may include persons born in the host country.
  • 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.
  • Population in largest city: Population in largest city is the urban population living in the countryÂ’s largest metropolitan area.
  • Population, total: Population, total. Population, total refers to the total population.
  • Gender ratio > Whole population: Female/male ratio of population.
  • 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.
  • One person households: Share of one person households (1995)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Persons per room: The main data sources for housing statistics are national population and housing censuses. Internationally recommended concepts and definitions for collecting these statistics are published in the Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing
  • Marriage > Percent married > All > Male > Aged 15-19: Percent ever married or in union among persons aged 15-19.
  • 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.
  • Migration > Asylum Seekers: Thousands of asylum seekers coming into a nation in 2001.
  • 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.
  • Urban and rural > Female rural population: Total number of females living in rural areas by country.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Languages: This entry provides a rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Couples with children: Share of couples with children (1995)
  • Rural population per 1000: Rural population is calculated as the difference between the total population and the urban population. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • International migration > Trends in migration > Net migration rate: Net migration is defined as the total number of immigrant nationals and foreigners minus the total of emigrant foreigners and nationals. Arrivals and departures for purposes such as tourism and business travel are not included in the statistics.
  • Future population > Females: UN estimates of female population in 2010, 2015, 2020, 2025 and 2030.
  • Fertility > Number of maternal deaths: Number of maternal deaths. Maternal mortality deaths is the number of women who die during pregnancy and childbirth.
  • Migration > Foreign population: Foreign population as % of total population; data for 2000
  • Charity > World Giving Index: 2011.
  • Gender development index: Gender development index - Range is from .000 (lowest) to 1.000 (highest).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 80 or over > Total per thousand people: Number of people aged 80 years and older. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Age at first marriage for men: Age of men when they first get married (1999).
  • Immigration > Commitment to Development Index (immigration): This is a sub-index of the Commitment to Development Index (CDI), which ranks rich countries’ policies is terms of how beneficial they are to the world’s five billion poorest people. The migration sub-index is based on net-inflows of migrants from developing countries, openness to students from those countries and aid offered to refugees and asylum seekers. For further information, please refer to cgdev.org/cdi
  • 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.
  • Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 > Female: 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.
  • Gender > Male population per thousand people: Total male population. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Immigration > Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Russians: Number of residents who are ethnic Russians and maintain a feeling of Russian national identity.
  • 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.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Childless women, aged 40-44: Proportion of women who have not given birth by age 40-44.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Years spent single before marriage > Females: Singulate mean age at marriage.
  • Disabled persons employment: Employment rate of disabled persons as % of non-disabled persons 20 to 64 years old, late 1990s.
  • Number of under-five deaths: Number of under-five deaths. Number of children dying before reaching age five.
  • Number of infant deaths: Number of infant deaths. Number of infants dying before reaching one year of age.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lone parent families: Share of lone parent families (1995)
  • 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.
  • Immigration > Refugees and asylum seekers > Natives per Refugee: Natives per Refugee.

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  • 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.
  • Rights of the Child Convention > Signatories: Date of signing convention
  • 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.
  • Gender ratio > Babies: Female/male ratio at birth.
  • 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.
  • Urban and rural > Female urban population: Total number of females living in urban areas by country.
  • Urban and rural > Male urban population: Total number of males living in urban areas by country.
  • Urban and rural > Male rural population: Total number of males living in rural areas by country.
  • 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.
  • Elderly living with children: Percentage of old people (aged above 65) living with their children.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Migration > New citizenships: Thousands of people who acquired nationality in 2000. Statistics cover all means of acquiring the nationality of a country, except where otherwise indicated. These include standard naturalisation procedures subject to age, residency, etc. criteria, as well as situations where nationality is acquired through a declaration or by option (following marriage, adoption, or other situations related to residency or descent), recovery of former nationality and other special means of acquiring the nationality of a country. For more details on sources, refer to the notes at the end of the OECD Annex.
  • Elderly population > Elderly Population by region > Percentage of elderly population by country per million: The elderly population is the number of inhabitants of a given region aged 65 or older. The population can be either the average annual population or the population at a specific date during the year considered. The average population during a calendar year is generally calculated as the arithmetic mean of the population on 1 January of two consecutive years (it is also referred to as the mean population).

    The geographic concentration index offers an accurate picture of the spatial distribution of elderly population, as it takes into account the area of each region and reveals large international differences in the degree of geographic concentration of elderly people.

    The geographic concentration index compares the economic weight and the geographic weight over all regions in a given country and is constructed to account for both within- and between-country differences in the size of all regions. The index lies between 0 (no concentration) and 100 (maximum concentration) and is suitable for international comparisons of geographic concentration. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Total Population per capita: Total Population, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Gender ratio > Urban population: Female/male ratio of urban population.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Charity > World Giving Index > Volunteered time: VT.

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  • Marriage, divorce and children > Marriageable age > Males: Male consent.

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  • Immigration > Nationality compositions of Canada, share of immigrants: Portion of immigrants in Canada.
  • Gender ratio > Aged over 80 > Women per 100 men: Female/male ratio at age x.
  • Gender ratio > Aged over 60 > Women per 100 men: Female/male ratio at age x.
  • 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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  • 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.
  • Mortality rate, adult, male > Per 1,000 male adults: Mortality rate, adult, male (per 1,000 male 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.
  • 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 > Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Percent of population of African descent: Percentage of each country's population that is of African descent. These numbers include people mixed with African descent as well.
  • Immigration > Visa overstay rate > Australia: Modified Non-Return Rate.
  • 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.
  • School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > Asylum seekers acceptance rates > 1990-99: % of asylum seekers accepted between the years 1990 and 1999.
  • Urban and rural population > Urban gender ratio: Women per 100 men amongst urban population.
  • Urban and rural population > Rural gender ratio: Women per 100 men, rural population.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Charity > World Giving Index > Donated money, percent: DM.

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Cities > Rate of urbanization: Urbanization rate.
  • Sanitation facility access > Improved > Urban: 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • Disabled persons earning capacity: Mean income from employment for disabled persons as % of non-disabled mean, late 1990s.
  • Immigration > Visas > Visa requirements for > British citizens: Visa requirement.

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  • Marriage, divorce and children > Marriageable age > Notes: Notes.

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  • Future population > Males per thousand people: UN estimates of male population in 2010, 2015, 2020, 2025 and 2030. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • International migrant stock, total per 1000: 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • International migrant stock, total: 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.
  • Migration > Asylum Seekers per million: Thousands of asylum seekers coming into a nation in 2001. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Male population > Age 95-99 per million: Male population - Age 95-99, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted: People - Women - Maternal mortality ratio 2000 adjusted
  • 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.   

  • Fertility > Lifetime risk of maternal death > 1 in: rate varies by country: Lifetime risk of maternal death (1 in: rate varies by country). Life time risk of maternal death is the probability that a 15-year-old female will die eventually from a maternal cause assuming that current levels of fertility and mortality (including maternal mortality) do not change in the future, taking into account competing causes of death.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Fertility > Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given: Maternity leave benefits.
  • Widows > Proportion of age group > All > Men > Aged 30 to 39: Percent widowed in age group.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Immigration > Nationality compositions of > Canada: Country of birth of Canadian residents (number of residents).
  • Charity > World Giving Index > Helped a stranger, percent: HS.
  • Male population > Age 90-94 per million: Male population - Age 90-94, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Total Population > Female: Total Population - Female, as of April 26, 2005
  • 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."
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Years spent single before marriage > Males: Singulate mean age at marriage.
  • 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.
  • Women > Maternal mortality ratio > Reported: People - Women - Maternal mortality ratio 1985 - 2002 reported
  • Gender > Gender ratio aged over 65: Amount of women per every 100 males that are over the age of 65 in each country. For instance, in Russia, for every 100 males over 65, there are 210.6 females who are over 65.
  • Gender ratio > Aged over 60: Female/male ratio at age x.
  • 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.
  • Total population > Evolution of the population > Total fertility rates: The tables refer to the resident population. For countries such as France, the United Kingdom and the United States which have overseas colonies, protectorates or other territorial possessions, their populations are generally excluded. For full details, see Sources below.

    Growth rates are the annual changes in the population and are the result of births, deaths and net migration during the year.

    The total fertility rate is the total number of children that would be born to each woman if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years and give birth to children in that period in agreement with the prevailing age-specific fertility rates.
  • International migration > Migration and employment > Employment rates of native-born population > Intermadiate e: The employment rate is calculated as the share of employed persons aged 15-64 in the total population (active and inactive persons) in the same age range. In accordance with ILO definitions, employed persons are those who worked at least one hour or who had a job during the reference week. The educational classification shown is a regrouping of the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) categories. Generally speaking, “low” corresponds to less than upper secondary education, “intermediate” to upper secondary education and “high” to tertiary education. The latter includes high-level vocational education feeding into technical or semi-professional occupations.
  • International migration > Migration and unemployment > Unemployment rate of the native-born women: The unemployment rate is calculated as the share of the unemployed in the total labour force (employed and unemployed persons). In accordance with the ILO standards, unemployed persons consist of those persons who report that they are without work during the reference week, that they are available for work and that they have taken active steps to find work during the four preceding weeks.
  • International migration > Migration and employment > Employment rates of foreign-born population > Intermadiate : The employment rate is calculated as the share of employed persons aged 15-64 in the total population (active and inactive persons) in the same age range. In accordance with ILO definitions, employed persons are those who worked at least one hour or who had a job during the reference week. The educational classification shown is a regrouping of the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) categories. Generally speaking, “low” corresponds to less than upper secondary education, “intermediate” to upper secondary education and “high” to tertiary education. The latter includes high-level vocational education feeding into technical or semi-professional occupations.
  • International migration > Migration and employment > Employment rates of foreign-born population > High educatio: The employment rate is calculated as the share of employed persons aged 15-64 in the total population (active and inactive persons) in the same age range. In accordance with ILO definitions, employed persons are those who worked at least one hour or who had a job during the reference week. The educational classification shown is a regrouping of the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) categories. Generally speaking, “low” corresponds to less than upper secondary education, “intermediate” to upper secondary education and “high” to tertiary education. The latter includes high-level vocational education feeding into technical or semi-professional occupations.
  • International migration > Migration and employment > Employment rates of foreign-born population > Low education: The employment rate is calculated as the share of employed persons aged 15-64 in the total population (active and inactive persons) in the same age range. In accordance with ILO definitions, employed persons are those who worked at least one hour or who had a job during the reference week. The educational classification shown is a regrouping of the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) categories. Generally speaking, “low” corresponds to less than upper secondary education, “intermediate” to upper secondary education and “high” to tertiary education. The latter includes high-level vocational education feeding into technical or semi-professional occupations.
  • Migration > New citizenships per million: Thousands of people who acquired nationality in 2000. Statistics cover all means of acquiring the nationality of a country, except where otherwise indicated. These include standard naturalisation procedures subject to age, residency, etc. criteria, as well as situations where nationality is acquired through a declaration or by option (following marriage, adoption, or other situations related to residency or descent), recovery of former nationality and other special means of acquiring the nationality of a country. For more details on sources, refer to the notes at the end of the OECD Annex. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Female population > Age 25-29: Female population - Age 25-29, as of April 26, 2005
  • Female population > Age 10-14 per 1000: Female population - Age 10-14, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Male population > Age 15-19 per 1000: Male population - Age 15-19, 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.
  • Total population > Age 100-104: Total population - Age 100-104, as of April 26, 2005
  • Male population > Age 25-29: Male population - Age 25-29, as of April 26, 2005
  • Total population > Age 10-14 per 1000: Total population - Age 10-14, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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 15-19 per 1000: Total population - Age 15-19, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Migration > Asylum Seekers > 1980-89: Total number of asylum seekers between the years 1980 and 1989.
  • Age dependency ratio, old > % of working-age population: Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population). Age dependency ratio, old, is the ratio of older dependents--people older than 64--to the working-age population--those ages 15-64. Data are shown as the proportion of dependents per 100 working-age population.
  • Age dependency ratio, young > % of working-age population: Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population). Age dependency ratio, young, is the ratio of younger dependents--people younger than 15--to the working-age population--those ages 15-64. Data are shown as the proportion of dependents per 100 working-age population.
  • Rural population > % of total population: Rural population (% of total 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.
  • Total population > Age 65-69: Total population - Age 65-69, as of April 26, 2005
  • Population ages 15-64 > % of total: Population ages 15 to 64 is the percentage of the total population that is in the age group 15 to 64.
  • Total population > Age 30-34: Total population - Age 30-34, as of April 26, 2005
  • 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.
  • Density and urbanisation > Urban population > % of total: 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.
  • Density and urbanisation > Urban population growth > Annual %: 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.
  • Structure > Population ages 65 and above > % of total: Population ages 65 and above as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population.
  • Structure > Population > Female > % of total: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population.
  • Elderly living in institution: Percentage of old people (aged above 65) living in old age institutions.
  • Density and urbanisation > Population in urban agglomerations of more than 1 million > % of total population: Population in urban agglomerations of more than one million is the percentage of a country's population living in metropolitan areas that in 2000 had a population of more than one million people.
  • Total population > Age 60-64 > % of the total: Total population - Age 60-64 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • Female population > Age 90-94 per 1000: Female population - Age 90-94, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Male population > Age 60-64 per 1000: Male population - Age 60-64, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males: People - Women - Life expectancy: females as a % of males 2002
  • Female population > Age 40-44: Female population - Age 40-44, as of April 26, 2005
  • Male population > Age 15-19: Male population - Age 15-19, as of April 26, 2005
  • Male population > Age 90-94: Male population - Age 90-94, as of April 26, 2005
  • Total population > Age 85-89 > % of the total: Total population - Age 85-89 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • HIV/AIDS > Deaths: This entry gives an estimate of the number of adults and children who died of AIDS during a given calendar year.
  • Cities > Urban areas over 500,000 per million people: Urban Areas Over 500,000. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Male population > Age 20-24 per 1000: Male population - Age 20-24, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Droughts, floods, extreme temperatures > % of population, average 1990-2009: Droughts, floods, extreme temperatures (% of population, average 1990-2009). Droughts, floods and extreme temperatures is the annual average percentage of the population that is affected by natural disasters classified as either droughts, floods, or extreme temperature events. A drought is an extended period of time characterized by a deficiency in a region's water supply that is the result of constantly below average precipitation. A drought can lead to losses to agriculture, affect inland navigation and hydropower plants, and cause a lack of drinking water and famine. A flood is a significant rise of water level in a stream, lake, reservoir or coastal region. Extreme temperature events are either cold waves or heat waves. A cold wave can be both a prolonged period of excessively cold weather and the sudden invasion of very cold air over a large area. Along with frost it can cause damage to agriculture, infrastructure, and property. A heat wave is a prolonged period of excessively hot and sometimes also humid weather relative to normal climate patterns of a certain region. Population affected is the number of people injured, left homeless or requiring immediate assistance during a period of emergency resulting from a natural disaster; it can also include displaced or evacuated people. Average percentage of population affected is calculated by dividing the sum of total affected for the period stated by the sum of the annual population figures for the period stated.
  • 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.
  • Population growth > Annual %: Annual population growth rate. 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 the country of origin.
  • Cities > Urban areas over 1,000,000 per million people: Urban areas with a population of over a million people.
  • Labor participation rate, total > % of total population ages 15+: Labor participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+). Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • Total population > Age 15-19: Total population - Age 15-19, as of April 26, 2005
  • Total population > Age 20-24 > % of the total: Total population - Age 20-24 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • Migration > Asylum seekers acceptance rates > 1980-89: % of asylum seekers accepted between the years 1980 and 1989.
  • Male population > Age 100-104: Male population - Age 100-104, as of April 26, 2005
  • Female population > Age 55-59 > % of the total: Female population - Age 55-59 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • Female population > Age 65-69: Female population - Age 65-69, as of April 26, 2005
  • Male population > Age 30-34 > % of the total: Male population - Age 30-34 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • 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.
  • Female population > Age 70-74: Female population - Age 70-74, as of April 26, 2005
  • Female population > Age 60-64: Female population - Age 60-64, as of April 26, 2005
  • Women > Skilled attendant at delivery %: People - Women - Skilled attendant at delivery (%) 1995-2002
  • Total population > Age 25-29 > % of the total: Total population - Age 25-29 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • Female population > Age 100-104 per million: Female population - Age 100-104, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Migration > Refugees > Inflow 1990-99: Number of refugees accepted by each country between the years 1990 and 1999.
  • Migration > Asylum Seekers > 1990-99: Total number of asylum seekers between the years 1980 and 1989.
  • Migration > Asylum Seekers > Per $ GDP: Thousands of asylum seekers coming into a nation in 2001. Per $ GDP figures expressed per $1 million of Gross Domestic Product.
  • Dynamics > Death rate > Crude > Per 1,000 people: Crude death rate indicates the number of deaths occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration."
  • Female population > Age 15-19 > % of the total: Female population - Age 15-19 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • Male population > Age 30-34: Male population - Age 30-34, as of April 26, 2005
  • Total population > Age 90-94: Total population - Age 90-94, as of April 26, 2005
  • GDP per capita > Constant 2000 US$: GDP per capita (constant 2000 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 constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Primary completion rate, female > % of relevant age group: Primary completion rate, female (% of relevant age group). Primary completion rate. Female is the total number of new female entrants in the last grade of primary education, regardless of age, expressed as percentage of the total female population of the theoretical entrance age to the last grade of primary. This indicator is also known as "gross intake rate to the last grade of primary." The ratio can exceed 100% due to over-aged and under-aged children who enter primary school late/early and/or repeat grades.
  • Primary completion rate, male > % of relevant age group: Primary completion rate, male (% of relevant age group). Primary completion rate. Male is the total number of new male entrants in the last grade of primary education, regardless of age, expressed as percentage of the total male population of the theoretical entrance age to the last grade of primary. This indicator is also known as "gross intake rate to the last grade of primary." The ratio can exceed 100% due to over-aged and under-aged children who enter primary school late/early and/or repeat grades.
  • Labor participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15+: Labor participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+). Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • Labor force, female > % of total labor force: Labor force, female (% of total labor force). Female labor force as a percentage of the total show the extent to which women are active in the labor force. Labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organization's definition of the economically active population.
  • Female population > Age 25-29 per 1000: Female population - Age 25-29, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Female population > Age 45-49 > % of the total: Female population - Age 45-49 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • Male population > Age 55-59: Male population - Age 55-59, as of April 26, 2005
  • Population ages 65 and above > % of total: Population ages 65 and above is the percentage of the total population that is 65 or older.
STAT Finland United States HISTORY
Age distribution > Median age 47.38 years
Ranked 66th. 7% more than United States
44.38 years
Ranked 117th.

Age distribution > Population aged 0-14 15.22%
Ranked 116th.
16.71%
Ranked 62nd. 10% more than Finland

Age distribution > Population aged 0-14 > Total 877,183
Ranked 121st.
77.19 million
Ranked 4th. 88 times more than Finland

Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Percent 10.52%
Ranked 123th.
11.22%
Ranked 80th. 7% more than Finland

Age distribution > Total dependency ratio 83.07%
Ranked 50th. 8% more than United States
76.73%
Ranked 93th.

Birth rate 10.36 births/1,000 population
Ranked 185th.
13.66 births/1,000 population
Ranked 147th. 32% more than Finland

Death rate 10.42 deaths/1,000 population
Ranked 44th. 24% more than United States
8.39 deaths/1,000 population
Ranked 88th.

Ethnic groups Finn 93.4%, Swede 5.6%, Russian 0.5%, Estonian 0.3%, Roma (Gypsy) 0.1%, Sami 0.1% 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)
Gender > Female population 2.91 million
Ranked 120th.
231.19 million
Ranked 4th. 79 times more than Finland

Marriage, divorce and children > Total divorces per thousand people 2.4
Ranked 9th.
2.81
Ranked 8th. 17% more than Finland

Mother's mean age at first birth 27.9
Ranked 3rd. 12% more than United States
25
Ranked 5th.
Population 5.27 million
Ranked 116th.
316.67 million
Ranked 3rd. 60 times more than Finland

Population > Population growth, past and future -0.057
Ranked 86th.
0.122
Ranked 53th.

Population growth -0.057%
Ranked 86th.
0.122%
Ranked 53th.

Population growth rate 0.06%
Ranked 186th.
0.9%
Ranked 124th. 15 times more than Finland

Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Total 606,369
Ranked 121st.
51.86 million
Ranked 4th. 86 times more than Finland

Age distribution > Population aged 60 or over > Percent 35.7%
Ranked 62nd. 11% more than United States
32.24%
Ranked 107th.

Age distribution > Population aged 15-64 > Total 3.15 million
Ranked 120th.
261.45 million
Ranked 4th. 83 times more than Finland

Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Total 288,070
Ranked 120th.
25.57 million
Ranked 4th. 89 times more than Finland

Obesity > Adult obesity rate 23%
Ranked 75th.
33%
Ranked 16th. 43% more than Finland

Age distribution > Population aged 15-59 49.07%
Ranked 144th.
51.06%
Ranked 99th. 4% more than Finland

Population in 2015 5,359 thousand
Ranked 114th.
325,723 thousand
Ranked 3rd. 61 times more than Finland
Urban and rural > Population living in cities proper 1.81 million
Ranked 29th.
85.41 million
Ranked 2nd. 47 times more than Finland

Death rate, crude > Per 1,000 people 9.4
Ranked 60th. 17% more than United States
8.07
Ranked 88th.

Total fertility rate 1.73 children born/woman
Ranked 164th.
2.06 children born/woman
Ranked 116th. 19% more than Finland

Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Percent 30.15%
Ranked 58th. 13% more than United States
26.71%
Ranked 104th.

Age dependency ratio > Dependents to working-age population 0.5
Ranked 127th. 2% more than United States
0.49
Ranked 133th.

Age structure > 0-14 years 15.8%
Ranked 191st.
20%
Ranked 156th. 27% more than Finland

Gender > Male population 2.85 million
Ranked 118th.
230.88 million
Ranked 4th. 81 times more than Finland

Age distribution > Population aged 60 or over > Total 2.06 million
Ranked 119th.
148.96 million
Ranked 3rd. 72 times more than Finland

Age distribution > Population aged 15-64 54.62%
Ranked 147th.
56.58%
Ranked 104th. 4% more than Finland

Age structure > 65 years and over 19.2%
Ranked 7th. 38% more than United States
13.9%
Ranked 51st.

Nationality > Noun Finn(s) American(s)
Divorce rate 1.85 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th.
4.95 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Finland
Age distribution > Elderly dependency ratio 55.2%
Ranked 56th. 17% more than United States
47.21%
Ranked 101st.

Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Percent 5%
Ranked 117th.
5.53%
Ranked 57th. 11% more than Finland

Physicians density 2.74 physicians/1,000 population
Ranked 18th. 13% more than United States
2.42 physicians/1,000 population
Ranked 17th.

Marriage, divorce and children > Total divorces 12,977
Ranked 16th.
877,000
Ranked 2nd. 68 times more than Finland

Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Total 1.74 million
Ranked 116th.
123.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 71 times more than Finland

Age distribution > Population aged 15-59 > Total 2.83 million
Ranked 121st.
235.92 million
Ranked 4th. 83 times more than Finland

Age distribution > Population aged 80 or over > Total 798,637
Ranked 108th.
51.64 million
Ranked 3rd. 65 times more than Finland

Cities > Urban population 64,963
Ranked 132nd.
84,460
Ranked 54th. 30% more than Finland

Abortion > Abortion rate 11.1 abortions per 1,000 women
Ranked 17th.
20.8 abortions per 1,000 women
Ranked 3rd. 87% more than Finland
Nationality > Adjective Finnish American
Sex ratio > Total population 0.96 male(s)/female
Ranked 166th.
0.97 male(s)/female
Ranked 143th. 1% more than Finland

Age distribution > Population aged 5-14 > Percent 10.22%
Ranked 116th.
11.17%
Ranked 64th. 9% more than Finland

Sex ratio > At birth 1.04 male(s)/female
Ranked 165th.
1.05 male(s)/female
Ranked 94th. 1% more than Finland

Marriage, divorce and children > Marriages 28,741
Ranked 24th.
2.12 million
Ranked 2nd. 74 times more than Finland

Age distribution > Population aged 80 or over > Percent 13.86%
Ranked 51st. 24% more than United States
11.18%
Ranked 93th.

Marriage rate 4.8
Ranked 26th.
9.8
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Finland
Marriage, divorce and children > Marriages per thousand people 5.31
Ranked 23th.
6.8
Ranked 27th. 28% more than Finland

Gender > Sex ratio at birth 1.04
Ranked 140th.
1.05
Ranked 132nd. About the same as Finland

Age distribution > Population aged 5-14 > Total 589,113
Ranked 121st.
51.62 million
Ranked 4th. 88 times more than Finland

Migration > Net migration rate 0.73 migrant(s)/1,000 populati
Ranked 61st.
2.92 migrant(s)/1,000 populati
Ranked 29th. 4 times more than Finland

Child labor > Children ages 5-14 27.9
Ranked 3rd. 12% more than United States
25
Ranked 5th.
Future population change -3,277.8
Ranked 102nd.
563,170
Ranked 12th.

Urban population 3.21 million
Ranked 98th.
239.5 million
Ranked 3rd. 75 times more than Finland

Urbanization in 2015 59%
Ranked 92nd.
81%
Ranked 37th. 37% more than Finland
Migration > Net migration > Per capita 6,350.81 per 1 million people
Ranked 64th.
19,148.45 per 1 million people
Ranked 34th. 3 times more than Finland

Median age > Total 43 years
Ranked 13th. 16% more than United States
37.2 years
Ranked 61st.

Life expectancy at birth > Total population 79.55 years
Ranked 40th. 1% more than United States
78.62 years
Ranked 50th.

Urban and rural > Urban population 3.67 million
Ranked 45th.
249.25 million
Ranked 2nd. 68 times more than Finland

Projected population growth -7.83%
Ranked 118th.
45.31%
Ranked 78th.
Marriage > Years being single before marriage > Women 30.2
Ranked 6th. 12% more than United States
26.9
Ranked 5th.
Age structure > 15-64 years 65.6%
Ranked 121st.
66.5%
Ranked 101st. 1% more than Finland

Literacy > Total population 100%
Ranked 6th. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 35th.

Dependency ratios > Youth dependency ratio 25.5%
Ranked 156th.
29.4%
Ranked 138th. 15% more than Finland
Marriage > Years being single before marriage > Men 31.9
Ranked 7th. 11% more than United States
28.8
Ranked 6th.
Age distribution > Child dependency ratio 27.87%
Ranked 65th.
29.52%
Ranked 37th. 6% more than Finland

Gender > Women aged 15-49 1.06 million
Ranked 121st.
89.8 million
Ranked 4th. 84 times more than Finland

Gender empowerment measure 0.803
Ranked 4th. 6% more than United States
0.757
Ranked 10th.
Percentage living in urban areas 61%
Ranked 91st.
80%
Ranked 42nd. 31% more than Finland
Migration > Net migration 33,317
Ranked 50th.
5.68 million
Ranked 2nd. 170 times more than Finland

Population > CIA Factbook 5.24 million
Ranked 113th.
303.82 million
Ranked 4th. 58 times more than Finland

Teenage pregancy rate 11.17
Ranked 159th.
34.96
Ranked 99th. 3 times more than Finland

Gender empowerment 0.803
Ranked 5th. 6% more than United States
0.757
Ranked 11th.
Population density 17.47
Ranked 163th.
33.22
Ranked 145th. 90% more than Finland

Sex ratio > Under 15 years 1.03 male(s)/female
Ranked 168th.
1.04 male(s)/female
Ranked 118th. 1% more than Finland

Percentage living in rural areas. 39%
Ranked 113th. 95% more than United States
20%
Ranked 156th.
Infant mortality rate > Total 3.38 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 211th.
5.9 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 173th. 75% more than Finland

Age structure > 25-54 years 38.3%
Ranked 141st.
40.2%
Ranked 117th. 5% more than Finland
Urban and rural > Rural population 1.69 million
Ranked 50th.
59.49 million
Ranked 5th. 35 times more than Finland

Teenage birth rate 9.2
Ranked 20th.
52.1
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Finland
Gender > Global Gender Gap Index 0.842
Ranked 2nd. 14% more than United States
0.739
Ranked 23th.

Age structure > 15-24 years 12.3%
Ranked 190th.
13.7%
Ranked 169th. 11% more than Finland
Gender > Gender inequality index 0.075
Ranked 140th.
0.256
Ranked 103th. 3 times more than Finland
Urban and rural > Urban population per thousand people 680.54
Ranked 28th.
805.79
Ranked 17th. 18% more than Finland

Rural population 2.04 million
Ranked 107th.
56.91 million
Ranked 9th. 28 times more than Finland

Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of origin 6
Ranked 168th.
2,368
Ranked 68th. 395 times more than Finland

Migration > Foreign worker salaries 453.71 million
Ranked 46th.
48.31 billion
Ranked 2nd. 106 times more than Finland

Size of houses 14%
Ranked 18th.
72%
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Finland
Fertility > Fertility rate, total > Births per woman 1.83
Ranked 141st.
1.89
Ranked 134th. 4% more than Finland

Age structure > 55-64 years 14.4%
Ranked 7th. 17% more than United States
12.3%
Ranked 43th.
Marriage > Minimum legal age > Without parental consent > For Women 18
Ranked 107th. The same as United States
18
Ranked 52nd.
Gender > Female population per thousand people 509.72
Ranked 50th.
513.11
Ranked 32nd. 1% more than Finland

Future population > Males 2.69 million
Ranked 117th.
180.46 million
Ranked 3rd. 67 times more than Finland

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Total 17 years
Ranked 13th. The same as United States
17 years
Ranked 7th.

Fertility > Birth rate, crude > Per 1,000 people 11.1
Ranked 163th.
12.7
Ranked 144th. 14% more than Finland

Sex ratio > 15-64 years 1.02
Ranked 73th. 2% more than United States
1
Ranked 105th.

Child labor > Children ages 5-14 per million people 5.32
Ranked 2nd. 63 times more than United States
0.0838
Ranked 10th.
Dependency ratios > Total dependency ratio 55%
Ranked 87th. 9% more than United States
50.4%
Ranked 119th.
Population density > People per sq. km of land area 17.73 sq. km
Ranked 179th.
34.06 sq. km
Ranked 158th. 92% more than Finland

Age distribution > Population aged 15-64 > Total per thousand people 664.14
Ranked 77th.
677.3
Ranked 56th. 2% more than Finland

Drinking water source > Improved > Total 100% of population
Ranked 41st. 1% more than United States
99% of population
Ranked 12th.
Home ownership 67%
Ranked 6th. 3% more than United States
65%
Ranked 7th.
Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Total per thousand people 123.02
Ranked 173th.
142.08
Ranked 154th. 15% more than Finland

Marriage > Percent married > All > Female > Aged 15-19 0.5%
Ranked 15th.
5.9%
Ranked 14th. 12 times more than Finland

Life expectancy at birth > Female 83.15 years
Ranked 26th. 2% more than United States
81.17 years
Ranked 53th.

Hospital bed density 5.9 beds/1,000 population
Ranked 14th. 97% more than United States
3 beds/1,000 population
Ranked 37th.

Dependency ratios > Potential support ratio 3.4
Ranked 191st.
4.8
Ranked 158th. 41% more than Finland
Births > Teen motherhood rate 1%
Ranked 11th.
8%
Ranked 4th. 8 times more than Finland

Urban and rural > Rural population per thousand people 314.23
Ranked 45th. 63% more than United States
192.33
Ranked 67th.

Nobel prize laureates 2
Ranked 26th.
270
Ranked 1st. 135 times more than Finland
Age at first marriage for women 28.3 years
Ranked 8th. 13% more than United States
25 years
Ranked 19th.
Elderly population > Elderly Population by region > Percentage of elderly population by country 16.01%
Ranked 11th. 29% more than United States
12.4%
Ranked 23th.
Marriage, divorce and children > Marriageable age > Females 18
Ranked 45th. The same as United States
18
Ranked 36th.
Urbanization 59
Ranked 95th.
77
Ranked 44th. 31% more than Finland
Dependency ratios > Elderly dependency ratio 29.5%
Ranked 6th. 40% more than United States
21%
Ranked 37th.
Sex ratio > 65 years and over 0.71 male(s)/female
Ranked 172nd.
0.77 male(s)/female
Ranked 132nd. 8% more than Finland

Fertility > Mortality rate, infant > Per 1,000 live births 2.4
Ranked 186th.
6
Ranked 149th. 3 times more than Finland

Average size of households 2.5
Ranked 9th.
2.6
Ranked 4th. 4% more than Finland
Age distribution > Population aged 60 or over > Total per thousand people 248.25
Ranked 8th. 33% more than United States
186.84
Ranked 39th.

Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of asylum 7,447
Ranked 66th.
275,461
Ranked 10th. 37 times more than Finland

International migration > Immigrant population > Foreign-born population 3.57%
Ranked 22nd.
13.04%
Ranked 8th. 4 times more than Finland
Age distribution > Population aged 0-14 > Total per thousand people 165.2
Ranked 160th.
200.26
Ranked 139th. 21% more than Finland

Population in largest city 1.09 million
Ranked 102nd.
18.72 million
Ranked 3rd. 17 times more than Finland

Population, total 5.41 million
Ranked 114th.
313.91 million
Ranked 4th. 58 times more than Finland

Gender ratio > Whole population 104.3%
Ranked 57th. 1% more than United States
103.3%
Ranked 65th.

Literacy > Female 100%
Ranked 2nd. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 15th.
One person households 15%
Ranked 9th.
26%
Ranked 1st. 73% more than Finland
Urban and rural > Females living in cities proper 102,801
Ranked 25th.
103,121
Ranked 24th. About the same as Finland

Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of asylum > Per capita 1.26 per 1,000 people
Ranked 60th. 37% more than United States
0.92 per 1,000 people
Ranked 66th.

Life expectancy at birth > Male 76.09 years
Ranked 51st.
76.19 years
Ranked 48th. About the same as Finland

Net migration 50,001
Ranked 42nd.
5 million
Ranked 1st. 100 times more than Finland

Persons per room 0.8
Ranked 40th. 60% more than United States
0.5
Ranked 60th.
Marriage > Percent married > All > Male > Aged 15-19 0.1%
Ranked 19th.
4.2%
Ranked 5th. 42 times more than Finland

Maternal mortality rate 5 deaths/100,000 live births
Ranked 175th.
21 deaths/100,000 live births
Ranked 135th. 4 times more than Finland

Migration > Asylum Seekers 1.7
Ranked 25th.
86.4
Ranked 3rd. 51 times more than Finland
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > Total None None
Oldest people > By nation of death or current residence > Died 17 June 2000 30 December 1999
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > Male None None
Urban and rural > Males living in cities proper 98,727
Ranked 25th. 6% more than United States
92,855
Ranked 27th.

Urban and rural > Female rural population 841,908
Ranked 42nd.
29.41 million
Ranked 3rd. 35 times more than Finland

Population > CIA Factbook per capita 0.987
Ranked 117th.
0.999
Ranked 94th. 1% more than Finland

Immigration > Cultural Diversity Index 0.132
Ranked 113th.
0.271
Ranked 78th. 2 times more than Finland
Fertility > Adolescent fertility rate > Births per 1,000 women ages 15-19 9.22
Ranked 166th.
32.73
Ranked 105th. 4 times more than Finland

Languages Finnish (official) 91.2%, Swedish (official) 5.5%, other (small Sami- and Russian-speaking minorities) 3.3% English 82.1%, Spanish 10.7%, other Indo-European 3.8%, Asian and Pacific island 2.7%, other 0.7%
Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Total per thousand people 55.87
Ranked 158th.
66.08
Ranked 135th. 18% more than Finland

Age distribution > Population aged 15-59 > Total per thousand people 587.36
Ranked 125th.
622.34
Ranked 81st. 6% more than Finland

Couples with children 50%
Ranked 17th. Twice as much as United States
25%
Ranked 22nd.
Rural population per 1000 389
Ranked 109th. 2 times more than United States
192.58
Ranked 157th.

International migration > Trends in migration > Net migration rate 2.458164 3.429471
Future population > Females 2.78 million
Ranked 115th.
185.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 67 times more than Finland

Fertility > Number of maternal deaths 3
Ranked 163th.
880
Ranked 45th. 293 times more than Finland

Migration > Foreign population 1.8%
Ranked 21st.
10.4%
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than Finland
Charity > World Giving Index 21
Ranked 43th. 21 times more than United States
1
Ranked 59th.
Gender development index 0.94
Ranked 4th. 1% more than United States
0.927
Ranked 10th.
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > Total 17 years
Ranked 13th. The same as United States
17 years
Ranked 7th.
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 > Total 18.9%
Ranked 59th. 9% more than United States
17.3%
Ranked 71st.

Age distribution > Population aged 80 or over > Total per thousand people 47.08
Ranked 11th. 28% more than United States
36.67
Ranked 30th.

Age at first marriage for men 30.5 years
Ranked 10th. 17% more than United States
26 years
Ranked 19th.
Immigration > Commitment to Development Index (immigration) 4.4
Ranked 17th.
5.2
Ranked 13th. 18% more than Finland
Marriage, divorce and children > Teen marriage rate > Women 0.5
Ranked 32nd.
2.8
Ranked 13th. 6 times more than Finland
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 > Female 18.4%
Ranked 36th. 17% more than United States
15.7%
Ranked 43th.

Gender > Male population per thousand people 491.09
Ranked 139th.
496.34
Ranked 103th. 1% more than Finland

Immigration > Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Russians 51,683
Ranked 27th.
3.16 million
Ranked 3rd. 61 times more than Finland
Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
Marriage, divorce and children > Childless women, aged 40-44 17%
Ranked 2nd.
18%
Ranked 1st. 6% more than Finland

Marriage, divorce and children > Years spent single before marriage > Females 30.2 years
Ranked 3rd. 15% more than United States
26.3 years
Ranked 8th.
Disabled persons employment 59%
Ranked 11th. 2% more than United States
58%
Ranked 12th.
Education expenditures 6.8% of GDP
Ranked 11th. 26% more than United States
5.4% of GDP
Ranked 36th.

Number of under-five deaths 0.0
Ranked 183th.
29,000
Ranked 43th.

Number of infant deaths 0.0
Ranked 183th.
25,000
Ranked 39th.

GDP per capita > Current US$ $45,720.77
Ranked 16th.
$51,748.56
Ranked 10th. 13% more than Finland

Cities > Urban population per thousand people 1.55e-05
Ranked 94th. 59 times more than United States
2.64e-07
Ranked 214th.

Density and urbanisation > Urban population 3.4 million
Ranked 95th.
251.75 million
Ranked 4th. 74 times more than Finland

Lone parent families 9%
Ranked 8th. The same as United States
9%
Ranked 6th.
Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Total per thousand people 171.47
Ranked 14th. 30% more than United States
131.88
Ranked 41st.

Immigration > Refugees and asylum seekers > Natives per Refugee 582
Ranked 99th.
1,200
Ranked 79th. 2 times more than Finland
Urbanization > Rate of urbanization None None
Infant mortality rate > Female 3.07 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 210th.
5.22 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 172nd. 70% more than Finland

Rights of the Child Convention > Signatories 26 Jan 1990 16 Feb 1995
Age structure > 15-64 years > From total 66.8%
Ranked 84th.
67.1%
Ranked 75th. About the same as Finland

Cities > Urban areas over 1,000,000 1
Ranked 103th.
41
Ranked 3rd. 41 times more than Finland
Gender ratio > Babies 96%
Ranked 76th. 1% more than United States
95.2%
Ranked 116th.

Urban population per 1000 611
Ranked 78th.
810.44
Ranked 33th. 33% more than Finland

Urban and rural > Female urban population 1.89 million
Ranked 38th.
127.55 million
Ranked 1st. 68 times more than Finland

Urban and rural > Male urban population 1.78 million
Ranked 38th.
121.7 million
Ranked 1st. 68 times more than Finland

Urban and rural > Male rural population 851,243.5
Ranked 42nd.
30.08 million
Ranked 3rd. 35 times more than Finland

Median age > Both sexes 41.6
Ranked 1st. 13% more than United States
36.9
Ranked 3rd.
Age structure > 0-14 years > Males 443,738
Ranked 129th.
31.26 million
Ranked 6th. 70 times more than Finland

Age structure > 65 years and over > Males 349,826
Ranked 69th.
16.26 million
Ranked 4th. 46 times more than Finland

Urbanization > Urban population None None
Major cities > Population HELSINKI (capital) 1.107 million New York-Newark 19.3 million; Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana 12.675 million; Chicago 9.134 million; Miami 5.699 million; WASHINGTON, D.C. (capital) 4.421 million
Elderly living with children 14%
Ranked 8th.
15%
Ranked 6th. 7% more than Finland
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Total 17 years
Ranked 10th. 6% more than United States
16 years
Ranked 22nd.

Population in largest city > Per capita 0.208 per capita
Ranked 36th. 3 times more than United States
0.063 per capita
Ranked 105th.

Literacy > Male 100%
Ranked 6th. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 44th.

Infant mortality rate > Male 3.68 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 211th.
6.55 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 169th. 78% more than Finland

Cities > Urban areas over 2,000,000 0.0
Ranked 131st.
21
Ranked 2nd.
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 > Male 19.3%
Ranked 49th. 3% more than United States
18.7%
Ranked 52nd.

Sanitation facility access > Improved > Total 100% of population
Ranked 33th. The same as United States
100% of population
Ranked 3rd.

Migration > New citizenships 3 thousand
Ranked 18th.
898 thousand
Ranked 1st. 299 times more than Finland
Elderly population > Elderly Population by region > Percentage of elderly population by country per million 3%
Ranked 4th. 74 times more than United States
0.0404%
Ranked 30th.
Number of infant deaths per 1000 0.0
Ranked 183th.
0.0796
Ranked 117th.

Total Population per capita 0.997
Ranked 119th.
1.01
Ranked 94th. 1% more than Finland
Gender ratio > Urban population 108.1%
Ranked 19th. 3% more than United States
105.2%
Ranked 27th.

Age structure > 65 years and over > From total 16.6%
Ranked 19th. 31% more than United States
12.7%
Ranked 49th.

Age structure > 0-14 years > Males per 1000 83.51
Ranked 166th.
102.79
Ranked 142nd. 23% more than Finland

Charity > World Giving Index > Volunteered time 27%
Ranked 32nd.
42%
Ranked 7th. 56% more than Finland
Marriage, divorce and children > Marriageable age > Males 18
Ranked 47th. The same as United States
18
Ranked 37th.
Immigration > Nationality compositions of Canada, share of immigrants 0.2%
Ranked 85th.
4%
Ranked 6th. 20 times more than Finland
Gender ratio > Aged over 80 > Women per 100 men 248.5
Ranked 18th. 33% more than United States
186.6
Ranked 57th.

Gender ratio > Aged over 60 > Women per 100 men 137.2
Ranked 36th. 6% more than United States
129.9
Ranked 64th.

Religions Lutheran Church of Finland 82.5%, Orthodox Church 1.1%, other Christian 1.1%, other 0.1%, none 15.1% 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%
Urban population > Per capita 0.611 per capita
Ranked 83th.
0.808 per capita
Ranked 33th. 32% more than Finland

Mortality rate, adult, male > Per 1,000 male adults 123.26
Ranked 147th.
134.94
Ranked 138th. 9% more than Finland

Immigration > Ethnic Fractionalization Index 0.132
Ranked 135th.
0.491
Ranked 78th. 4 times more than Finland
Immigration > Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Percent of population of African descent 0.37%
Ranked 30th.
13.6%
Ranked 3rd. 37 times more than Finland
Immigration > Visa overstay rate > Australia 0.36
Ranked 138th.
0.51
Ranked 124th. 42% more than Finland

Population in urban agglomerations > More than 1 million 1.09 million
Ranked 102nd.
128.33 million
Ranked 2nd. 118 times more than Finland

Gender development 0.928
Ranked 9th.
0.937
Ranked 4th. 1% more than Finland
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > Male 16 years
Ranked 24th. The same as United States
16 years
Ranked 15th.
Median age > Male 41.2 years
Ranked 18th. 15% more than United States
35.9 years
Ranked 61st.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female 18 years
Ranked 5th. The same as United States
18 years
Ranked 7th.

Marriage, divorce and children > Teen marriage rate > Men 0.1
Ranked 33th.
1.5
Ranked 3rd. 15 times more than Finland
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > Female 18 years
Ranked 5th. The same as United States
18 years
Ranked 7th.
Density and urbanisation > Rural population 1.94 million
Ranked 104th.
55.26 million
Ranked 10th. 28 times more than Finland

Migration > Asylum seekers acceptance rates > 1990-99 50.8%
Ranked 3rd. 16% more than United States
43.9%
Ranked 5th.
Urban and rural population > Urban gender ratio 108.1
Ranked 19th. 3% more than United States
105.2
Ranked 27th.

Urban and rural population > Rural gender ratio 98.7
Ranked 31st.
99
Ranked 37th. About the same as Finland

Age structure > 0-14 years > From total 16.6%
Ranked 182nd.
20.1%
Ranked 157th. 21% more than Finland

Age structure > 15-64 years > Females per 1000 325.93
Ranked 87th.
335.95
Ranked 61st. 3% more than Finland

Age structure > 65 years and over > Females 518,270
Ranked 62nd.
22.43 million
Ranked 4th. 43 times more than Finland

Age structure > 65 years and over > Females per 1000 97.54
Ranked 21st. 32% more than United States
73.75
Ranked 44th.

Charity > World Giving Index > Donated money, percent 50%
Ranked 22nd.
57%
Ranked 13th. 14% more than Finland
Female population > Age 15-19 157,685
Ranked 125th.
10.45 million
Ranked 4th. 66 times more than Finland
Median age > Female 44.8 years
Ranked 8th. 16% more than United States
38.5 years
Ranked 58th.

Renewable internal freshwater resources per capita > Cubic meters 19,857.94
Ranked 34th. 2 times more than United States
9,044
Ranked 51st.

Cities > Rate of urbanization 0.8%
Ranked 167th.
1.3%
Ranked 137th. 63% more than Finland
Sanitation facility access > Improved > Urban 100% of population
Ranked 38th. The same as United States
100% of population
Ranked 15th.

Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of origin > Per capita 0.763 per 1 million people
Ranked 174th.
7.03 per 1 million people
Ranked 153th. 9 times more than Finland

Gender > Women aged 15-49 per thousand people 218.06
Ranked 181st.
241.41
Ranked 133th. 11% more than Finland

Fertility > Mortality rate, under-5, male > Per 1,000 live births 3.2
Ranked 188th.
7.8
Ranked 149th. 2 times more than Finland

Disabled persons earning capacity 81%
Ranked 12th. 14% more than United States
71%
Ranked 13th.
Immigration > Visas > Visa requirements for > British citizens Visa not required Visa Waiver Program
Marriage, divorce and children > Marriageable age > Notes Under 18 with the consent of the ministry of justice in extraordinary circumstances, in which case parents or other guardian must be heard, but actual parental consent is not required. Generally 18, but varies by state. Most states allow minors to marry with judicial and/or parental consent. Main article: Age of marriage in United States of America
Future population > Males per thousand people 486.8
Ranked 117th.
501
Ranked 73th. 3% more than Finland
International migrant stock, total per 1000 42.07
Ranked 97th.
138.41
Ranked 46th. 3 times more than Finland

International migrant stock, total 225,646
Ranked 97th.
42.81 million
Ranked 2nd. 190 times more than Finland

Migration > Asylum Seekers per million 0.328
Ranked 20th. 8% more than United States
0.303
Ranked 21st.
Male population > Age 95-99 per million 191.95
Ranked 25th.
336.27
Ranked 7th. 75% more than Finland
Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted 6
Ranked 156th.
17
Ranked 135th. 3 times more than Finland
Immigration > Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Enlarged Jewish population 1,800
Ranked 56th.
8.3 million
Ranked 1st. 4611 times more than Finland
Fertility > Lifetime risk of maternal death > 1 in: rate varies by country 12,200
Ranked 10th. 5 times more than United States
2,400
Ranked 49th.

Immigration > Ethnic Fractionalization Index per million people 0.0253
Ranked 89th. 15 times more than United States
0.00169
Ranked 140th.
Immigration > Nationality compositions of > Norway 6,711
Ranked 30th.
8,424
Ranked 25th. 26% more than Finland
Fertility > Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 21
Ranked 125th.
52
Ranked 83th. 2 times more than Finland
Widows > Proportion of age group > All > Men > Aged 30 to 39 0.1%
Ranked 22nd.
0.4%
Ranked 13th. 4 times more than Finland

Age structure > 65 years and over > Males per 1000 65.84
Ranked 19th. 23% more than United States
53.48
Ranked 43th.

Age structure > 0-14 years > Females 427,875
Ranked 123th.
29.89 million
Ranked 6th. 70 times more than Finland

Immigration > Nationality compositions of > Canada 12,545
Ranked 75th.
250,535
Ranked 7th. 20 times more than Finland
Charity > World Giving Index > Helped a stranger, percent 57%
Ranked 31st.
71%
Ranked 3rd. 25% more than Finland
Male population > Age 90-94 per million 999.22
Ranked 21st.
1,417.61
Ranked 11th. 42% more than Finland
Total Population > Female 2.67 million
Ranked 111th.
151.78 million
Ranked 3rd. 57 times more than Finland
Migration > International migrant stock > Total 171,395
Ranked 98th.
39.27 million
Ranked 2nd. 229 times more than Finland

Marriage, divorce and children > Years spent single before marriage > Males 32.3 years
Ranked 3rd. 13% more than United States
28.6 years
Ranked 8th.
Future population > Females per thousand people 505.59
Ranked 78th.
516.35
Ranked 57th. 2% more than Finland
Women > Maternal mortality ratio > Reported 6
Ranked 141st.
8
Ranked 132nd. 33% more than Finland
Gender > Gender ratio aged over 65 150.6
Ranked 28th. 9% more than United States
138
Ranked 60th.

Gender ratio > Aged over 60 137.2%
Ranked 36th. 6% more than United States
129.9%
Ranked 64th.

Gender > Gender ratio aged over 80 248.5
Ranked 18th. 33% more than United States
186.6
Ranked 57th.

Total population > Evolution of the population > Total fertility rates 1.84 Number of children born t
Ranked 12th.
2.1 Number of children born t
Ranked 3rd. 14% more than Finland
International migration > Migration and employment > Employment rates of native-born population > Intermadiate e 73.58%
Ranked 9th. 3% more than United States
71.65%
Ranked 12th.
International migration > Migration and unemployment > Unemployment rate of the native-born women 8.85%
Ranked 7th. 86% more than United States
4.77%
Ranked 12th.
International migration > Migration and employment > Employment rates of foreign-born population > Intermadiate 65.82%
Ranked 12th.
71.63%
Ranked 4th. 9% more than Finland
International migration > Migration and employment > Employment rates of foreign-born population > High educatio 72.9%
Ranked 19th.
78.83%
Ranked 8th. 8% more than Finland
International migration > Migration and employment > Employment rates of foreign-born population > Low education 42.36%
Ranked 17th.
62.29%
Ranked 5th. 47% more than Finland
Migration > New citizenships per million 0.58 thousand
Ranked 16th.
3.18 thousand
Ranked 7th. 5 times more than Finland
Oldest people > By nation of death or current residence > Born 2 October 1887 24 September 1880
Female population > Age 25-29 158,477
Ranked 123th.
10.02 million
Ranked 4th. 63 times more than Finland
Female population > Age 10-14 per 1000 30.54
Ranked 167th.
33.92
Ranked 150th. 11% more than Finland
Male population > Age 15-19 per 1000 31.47
Ranked 179th.
37.27
Ranked 155th. 18% more than Finland
Female population > Age 15-19 per 1000 30.06
Ranked 179th.
35.37
Ranked 156th. 18% more than Finland
Total population > Age 100-104 587
Ranked 32nd.
78,265
Ranked 1st. 133 times more than Finland
Male population > Age 25-29 167,743
Ranked 119th.
10.34 million
Ranked 4th. 62 times more than Finland
Total population > Age 10-14 per 1000 62.24
Ranked 168th.
69.51
Ranked 151st. 12% more than Finland
Female population > Age 30-34 per 1000 28.56
Ranked 178th.
32.69
Ranked 139th. 14% more than Finland
Total population > Age 15-19 per 1000 61.52
Ranked 180th.
72.63
Ranked 156th. 18% more than Finland
Migration > Asylum Seekers > 1980-89 0.4
Ranked 16th.
395.8
Ranked 2nd. 990 times more than Finland
Age dependency ratio, old > % of working-age population 28.08%
Ranked 6th. 38% more than United States
20.42%
Ranked 38th.

Age dependency ratio, young > % of working-age population 25.15%
Ranked 154th.
29.42%
Ranked 134th. 17% more than Finland

Rural population > % of total population 16.18%
Ranked 171st.
17.38%
Ranked 167th. 7% more than Finland

Total population > Age 65-69 249,487
Ranked 70th.
10.38 million
Ranked 3rd. 42 times more than Finland
Population ages 15-64 > % of total 66.85%
Ranked 56th.
66.92%
Ranked 55th. About the same as Finland

Total population > Age 30-34 308,497
Ranked 121st.
19.49 million
Ranked 4th. 63 times more than Finland
Gender > Gender ratio aged over 60 137.2
Ranked 36th. 6% more than United States
129.9
Ranked 64th.

Density and urbanisation > Urban population > % of total 62.4%
Ranked 84th.
80.8%
Ranked 37th. 29% more than Finland

Density and urbanisation > Urban population growth > Annual % 0.94%
Ranked 150th.
1.33%
Ranked 131st. 41% more than Finland

Structure > Population ages 65 and above > % of total 16.81%
Ranked 16th. 32% more than United States
12.78%
Ranked 42nd.

Structure > Population > Female > % of total 50.99%
Ranked 51st. 1% more than United States
50.66%
Ranked 71st.

Elderly living in institution 6%
Ranked 12th. The same as United States
6%
Ranked 9th.
Density and urbanisation > Population in urban agglomerations of more than 1 million > % of total population 20.73%
Ranked 46th.
44.64%
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Finland

Total population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 5.85
Ranked 9th. 29% more than United States
4.52
Ranked 44th.
Female population > Age 90-94 per 1000 3.69
Ranked 13th. 2% more than United States
3.62
Ranked 14th.
Male population > Age 60-64 per 1000 28.45
Ranked 7th. 31% more than United States
21.8
Ranked 36th.
Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males 109
Ranked 49th. 1% more than United States
108
Ranked 60th.
Urbanization in 1975 58.3%
Ranked 47th.
73.7%
Ranked 22nd. 26% more than Finland
Female population > Age 40-44 185,074
Ranked 99th.
11.24 million
Ranked 3rd. 61 times more than Finland
Male population > Age 15-19 165,075
Ranked 125th.
11.01 million
Ranked 4th. 67 times more than Finland
Male population > Age 90-94 5,242
Ranked 30th.
418,928
Ranked 1st. 80 times more than Finland
Total population > Age 85-89 > % of the total 1.19
Ranked 22nd. 6% more than United States
1.12
Ranked 24th.
HIV/AIDS > Deaths fewer than 100 17000
Cities > Urban areas over 500,000 per million people 0.19
Ranked 53th.
0.234
Ranked 29th. 23% more than Finland
Age structure > 15-64 years > Males per 1000 333.73
Ranked 76th.
334.85
Ranked 68th. About the same as Finland

Male population > Age 20-24 per 1000 32.37
Ranked 173th.
36.39
Ranked 154th. 12% more than Finland
Droughts, floods, extreme temperatures > % of population, average 1990-2009 0.000387%
Ranked 157th.
0.214%
Ranked 87th. 553 times more than Finland
Urban and rural > Female urban population per thousand people 350.16
Ranked 25th.
412.36
Ranked 12th. 18% more than Finland

Population growth > Annual % 0.34%
Ranked 159th.
0.96%
Ranked 122nd. 3 times more than Finland

Cities > Urban areas over 1,000,000 per million people 0.19
Ranked 14th. 47% more than United States
0.129
Ranked 31st.
Labor participation rate, total > % of total population ages 15+ 60.1%
Ranked 120th.
62.9%
Ranked 96th. 5% more than Finland

Total population > Age 15-19 322,760
Ranked 124th.
21.46 million
Ranked 4th. 67 times more than Finland
Total population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 6.32
Ranked 199th.
7.02
Ranked 176th. 11% more than Finland
Migration > Asylum seekers acceptance rates > 1980-89 33.3%
Ranked 10th. 24% more than United States
26.8%
Ranked 12th.
Male population > Age 100-104 87
Ranked 34th.
13,877
Ranked 1st. 160 times more than Finland
Female population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 3.96
Ranked 2nd. 27% more than United States
3.12
Ranked 34th.
Female population > Age 65-69 133,344
Ranked 70th.
5.54 million
Ranked 3rd. 42 times more than Finland
Male population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.03
Ranked 199th.
3.29
Ranked 160th. 9% more than Finland
Population in urban agglomerations > More than 1 million > Per capita 0.208 per capita
Ranked 51st.
0.433 per capita
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than Finland

Female population > Age 70-74 114,147
Ranked 67th.
4.7 million
Ranked 3rd. 41 times more than Finland
Female population > Age 60-64 156,650
Ranked 71st.
7.06 million
Ranked 3rd. 45 times more than Finland
Women > Skilled attendant at delivery % 100
Ranked 30th. 1% more than United States
99
Ranked 40th.
Total population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 6.24
Ranked 206th.
6.82
Ranked 187th. 9% more than Finland
Female population > Age 100-104 per million 95.31
Ranked 22nd.
217.88
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Finland
Migration > Refugees > Inflow 1990-99 13
Ranked 16th.
1,089
Ranked 1st. 84 times more than Finland
Migration > Asylum Seekers > 1990-99 18.2
Ranked 16th.
897.6
Ranked 2nd. 49 times more than Finland
Migration > Asylum Seekers > Per $ GDP 1.12e-05 per $1 million
Ranked 22nd. 53% more than United States
7.35e-06 per $1 million
Ranked 25th.
Dynamics > Death rate > Crude > Per 1,000 people 9.24
Ranked 69th. 14% more than United States
8.09
Ranked 88th.

Female population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 3.01
Ranked 199th.
3.5
Ranked 178th. 16% more than Finland
Male population > Age 30-34 158,686
Ranked 122nd.
9.83 million
Ranked 4th. 62 times more than Finland
Total population > Age 90-94 24,609
Ranked 29th.
1.49 million
Ranked 1st. 60 times more than Finland
GDP per capita > Constant 2000 US$ $38,414.46
Ranked 14th.
$45,335.90
Ranked 10th. 18% more than Finland

Primary completion rate, female > % of relevant age group 97.18%
Ranked 51st.
98.1%
Ranked 49th. 1% more than Finland

Primary completion rate, male > % of relevant age group 97.66%
Ranked 46th. About the same as United States
97.56%
Ranked 49th.

Labor participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15+ 56%
Ranked 72nd.
56.8%
Ranked 66th. 1% more than Finland

Labor force, female > % of total labor force 47.78%
Ranked 35th. 3% more than United States
46.3%
Ranked 60th.

Female population > Age 25-29 per 1000 30.21
Ranked 176th.
33.92
Ranked 155th. 12% more than Finland
Female population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 3.57
Ranked 52nd.