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People Stats: compare key data on Netherlands & United Kingdom

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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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Gender > Women aged 15-49: Country's total population of women aged 15-49. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Contraception use among married women > Any method: Current contraceptive use among married women 15-49 years old, any method, percentage.
  • Contraceptive prevalence rate: This field gives the percent of women of reproductive age (15-49) who are married or in union and are using, or whose sexual partner is using, a method of contraception according to the date of the most recent available data. The contraceptive prevalence rate is an indicator of health services, development, and women’s empowerment. It is also useful in understanding, past, present, and future fertility trends, especially in developing countries.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Overseas Chinese > 2005 Population: Top 20
  • 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.
  • Immigration > Foreign-born population: Amount of residents of EU countries born outside of their country of residence.
  • 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)
  • 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 > Female rural population: Total number of females living in rural areas by country.
  • Immigration > Foreign-born population per million people: Amount of residents of EU countries born outside of their country of residence. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Migration > Foreign population inflow: Inflows of foreign population into selected OECD countries in 2000. Data from population registers are not fully comparable because the criteria governing who gets registered differ from country to country. Counts for the Netherlands, Norway and especially Germany include substantial numbers of asylum seekers. For more details on sources, refer to the notes at the end of the Annex to the OECD statistics.
  • 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.
  • 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 > Years spent single before marriage > Females: Singulate mean age at marriage.
  • Attitude of women > Women do have equal rights: Percentage of women agreeing with the statement - "Women do have equal rights" in 1999 poll.
  • Attitude of women > Should have equal rights: Percentage of women (F) agreeing with the statement - "Women should have equal rights" in 1999 poll.
  • 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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  • Immigration > Country of birth of Australian resident population: Australian residents born outside of Australia by country of birth.
  • Infant mortality rate > Female: This entry is derived from People > Infant mortality rate, which gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
  • Age structure > 15-64 years > From total: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Cities > Urban areas over 1,000,000: Urban areas with a population of over a million people.
  • Migration > Foreign population outflow: Outflow of foreign population, in thousands of people. Data for 2000.
  • 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 > Male rural population: Total number of males living in rural areas by country.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 65 years and over > Males: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Age structure > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Cities > Urban areas over 2,000,000: Urban Areas Over 2,000,000.
  • 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.
  • Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 > Male: This entry is derived from People > Unemployment, youth ages 15-24, which gives the percent of the total labor force ages 15-24 unemployed during a specified year.
  • Migration > 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 > 0-14 years > Males per 1000: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Age structure > 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.
  • Urban and rural > Population living in urban agglomerations: Total population living in urban agglomerations. An urban agglomeration should not be confused with a metropolitan area, whereas an agglomeration refers to multiple connected urban cities, while a metropolitan area refers to a central urban area with outlying suburban cities and districts.
  • Immigration > Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Arab population: Arab population in each country. France is the only European country with over 1 million Arabs.
  • Immigration > Refugees and asylum seekers > Accepted asylum applications: Countries of the European Union compared by accepted asylum applications during the year 2012. Data compiled by Mona W. Claussen, based on numbers from Eurostat, an statistical office dependent on the European Union. You can check Eurostat's website to browse through other relevant data regarding asylum (citenship and age of the applicants, rejected applications, monthly data breakdowns, etc.).
  • Charity > World Giving Index > Volunteered time: VT.

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  • Immigration > Nationality compositions of Canada, share of immigrants: Portion of immigrants in Canada.
  • Gender ratio > Aged over 60 > Women per 100 men: Female/male ratio at age x.
  • Gender ratio > Aged over 80 > 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 > 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.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Contraception use among married women > Any method > Percentage: Percentage of all married women aged 15-49 who report using any type of contraceptive.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Contraception use among married women > Condom: Current contraceptive use among married women 15-49 years old, condom, percentage.
  • Attitude of women > Women are happier now: Percentage of women agreeing with the statement - "Women are happier now than in their grandmothers' time" in 1999 poll.
  • 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.
  • Housing > Detached houses: Percent of population living in detached houses.
  • 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 > 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 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 > 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.
  • Immigration > Refugees and asylum seekers > Accepted asylum applications per million people: Countries of the European Union compared by accepted asylum applications during the year 2012. Data compiled by Mona W. Claussen, based on numbers from Eurostat, an statistical office dependent on the European Union. You can check Eurostat's website to browse through other relevant data regarding asylum (citenship and age of the applicants, rejected applications, monthly data breakdowns, etc.). Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Charity > World Giving Index > Donated money, percent: DM.

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  • Immigration > Country of birth of Australian resident population per thousand people: Australian residents born outside of Australia by country of birth. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Attitude of women > Women are better off now: Percentage of women agreeing with the statement - "Women are in a better position than their grandmothers" in 1999 poll.
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Marriageable age > Notes: Notes.

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  • Marriage, divorce and children > Sperm donation laws > Children per donor: Children per donor.

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  • Immigration > Population born in another EU state: Amount of residents of EU countries born outside of their country of residence, but inside the EU.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fertility > Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given: Maternity leave benefits.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Charity > World Giving Index > Helped a stranger, percent: HS.
  • Immigration > Nationality compositions of > Canada: Country of birth of Canadian residents (number of residents).
  • 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.
  • Immigration > Population born outside EU per million people: Amount of residents of EU countries born outside of the EU. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • 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
  • Immigration > Share of foreign born people in the EU:

    Share of foreign born population in EU countries.

  • Gender > Gender ratio aged over 80: Amount of women per every 100 males that are over the age of 80 in each country. For instance, in North Korea, for every 100 males over 80, there are 411.8 females who are over 80.
  • Gender > 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Housing > Renting: Percent of population renting their homes.
  • Housing > Semi-detached or terraced houses: Percent of population living in semi-detached or terraced houses.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 25-29: Male population - Age 25-29, as of April 26, 2005
  • 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
  • Female population > Age 25-29: Female population - Age 25-29, as of April 26, 2005
  • Migration > Asylum Seekers > 1980-89: Total number of asylum seekers between the years 1980 and 1989.
  • Refugee population by country or territory of origin: 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 Organization 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.
  • Mortality rate, adult, female > Per 1,000 female adults: Mortality rate, adult, female (per 1,000 female adults). Adult mortality rate is the probability of dying between the ages of 15 and 60--that is, the probability of a 15-year-old dying before reaching age 60, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates between those ages.
  • Survival to age 65, female > % of cohort: Survival to age 65, female (% of cohort). Survival to age 65 refers to the percentage of a cohort of newborn infants that would survive to age 65, if subject to current age specific mortality rates.
  • Survival to age 65, male > % of cohort: Survival to age 65, male (% of cohort). Survival to age 65 refers to the percentage of a cohort of newborn infants that would survive to age 65, if subject to current age specific mortality rates.
  • Age dependency ratio > % of working-age population: Age dependency ratio (% of 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. Data are shown as the proportion of dependents per 100 working-age population.
  • Urban population > % of total: 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 Urbanization Prospects.
  • Female population > Age 10-14 > % of the total: Female population - Age 10-14 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • Rural population > Per capita: Rural population is calculated as the difference between the total population and the urban population. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Total population > Age 10-14 > % of the total: Total population - Age 10-14 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • 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.
  • Migration > Foreign population inflow > Per $ GDP: Inflows of foreign population into selected OECD countries in 2000. Data from population registers are not fully comparable because the criteria governing who gets registered differ from country to country. Counts for the Netherlands, Norway and especially Germany include substantial numbers of asylum seekers. For more details on sources, refer to the notes at the end of the Annex to the OECD statistics. Per $ GDP figures expressed per $1 million of Gross Domestic Product.
  • Female population > Age 85-89 per 1000: Female population - Age 85-89, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Labor participation rate, male > % of male population ages 15+: Labor participation rate, male (% of male 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 10-14: Total population - Age 10-14, as of April 26, 2005
  • Total population > Age 15-19 > % of the total: Total population - Age 15-19 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • Total population: Total Population, as of April 26, 2005
  • Total population > Age 95-99 > % of the total: Total population - Age 95-99 - % 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.
  • 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
  • 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
STAT Netherlands United Kingdom HISTORY
Age distribution > Median age 47.37 years
Ranked 67th. 1% more than United Kingdom
46.96 years
Ranked 77th.

Age distribution > Population aged 0-14 15.25%
Ranked 114th.
15.44%
Ranked 104th. 1% more than Netherlands

Age distribution > Population aged 0-14 > Total 2.43 million
Ranked 85th.
11.91 million
Ranked 36th. 5 times more than Netherlands

Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Percent 10.35%
Ranked 137th.
10.62%
Ranked 114th. 3% more than Netherlands

Age distribution > Total dependency ratio 83.68%
Ranked 47th. 2% more than United Kingdom
81.93%
Ranked 57th.

Birth rate 10.85 births/1,000 population
Ranked 176th.
12.26 births/1,000 population
Ranked 160th. 13% more than Netherlands

Death rate 8.48 deaths/1,000 population
Ranked 83th.
9.33 deaths/1,000 population
Ranked 59th. 10% more than Netherlands

Ethnic groups Dutch 80.7%, EU 5%, Indonesian 2.4%, Turkish 2.2%, Surinamese 2%, Moroccan 2%, Netherlands Antilles & Aruba 0.8%, other 4.8% white (of which English 83.6%, Scottish 8.6%, Welsh 4.9%, Northern Irish 2.9%) 92.1%, black 2%, Indian 1.8%, Pakistani 1.3%, mixed 1.2%, other 1.6%
Gender > Female population 7.95 million
Ranked 81st.
38.5 million
Ranked 33th. 5 times more than Netherlands

Marriage, divorce and children > Total divorces per thousand people 2.05
Ranked 15th.
2.07
Ranked 28th. 1% more than Netherlands

Mother's mean age at first birth 28.9
Ranked 1st.
30
Ranked 2nd. 4% more than Netherlands
Population 16.81 million
Ranked 64th.
63.18 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Netherlands

Population > Population growth, past and future -0.101
Ranked 95th. 5 times more than United Kingdom
-0.022
Ranked 76th.

Population growth -0.101%
Ranked 95th. 5 times more than United Kingdom
-0.022%
Ranked 76th.

Population growth rate 0.44%
Ranked 155th.
0.55%
Ranked 147th. 25% more than Netherlands

Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Total 1.65 million
Ranked 85th.
8.2 million
Ranked 36th. 5 times more than Netherlands

Age distribution > Population aged 60 or over > Percent 35.99%
Ranked 55th. 2% more than United Kingdom
35.17%
Ranked 71st.

Age distribution > Population aged 15-64 > Total 8.69 million
Ranked 85th.
42.42 million
Ranked 34th. 5 times more than Netherlands

Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Total 804,158
Ranked 85th.
3.91 million
Ranked 36th. 5 times more than Netherlands

Obesity > Adult obesity rate 18.8%
Ranked 101st.
26.9%
Ranked 41st. 43% more than Netherlands

Age distribution > Population aged 15-59 48.76%
Ranked 150th.
49.39%
Ranked 134th. 1% more than Netherlands

Population in 2015 16,812 thousand
Ranked 64th.
61,417 thousand
Ranked 22nd. 4 times more than Netherlands
Death rate, crude > Per 1,000 people 8.1
Ranked 87th.
8.8
Ranked 75th. 9% more than Netherlands

Total fertility rate 1.78 children born/woman
Ranked 155th.
1.9 children born/woman
Ranked 137th. 7% more than Netherlands

Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Percent 30.31%
Ranked 55th. 2% more than United Kingdom
29.6%
Ranked 69th.

Age dependency ratio > Dependents to working-age population 0.48
Ranked 143th.
0.51
Ranked 121st. 6% more than Netherlands

Age structure > 0-14 years 17.1%
Ranked 181st.
17.3%
Ranked 177th. 1% more than Netherlands

Gender > Male population 8.02 million
Ranked 81st.
38.68 million
Ranked 33th. 5 times more than Netherlands

Age distribution > Population aged 60 or over > Total 5.75 million
Ranked 75th.
27.14 million
Ranked 23th. 5 times more than Netherlands

Age distribution > Population aged 15-64 54.44%
Ranked 150th.
54.97%
Ranked 140th. 1% more than Netherlands

Age structure > 65 years and over 17.1%
Ranked 28th.
17.3%
Ranked 25th. 1% more than Netherlands

Nationality > Noun Dutchman(men), Dutchwoman(women) Briton(s), British (collective plural)
Age distribution > Elderly dependency ratio 55.67%
Ranked 53th. 3% more than United Kingdom
53.85%
Ranked 66th.

Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Percent 5.04%
Ranked 108th.
5.06%
Ranked 103th. About the same as Netherlands

Physicians density 3.92 physicians/1,000 population
Ranked 4th. 42% more than United Kingdom
2.77 physicians/1,000 population
Ranked 16th.

Marriage, divorce and children > Total divorces 34,317
Ranked 6th.
129,764
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Total 4.84 million
Ranked 73th.
22.84 million
Ranked 22nd. 5 times more than Netherlands

Age distribution > Population aged 15-59 > Total 7.78 million
Ranked 85th.
38.12 million
Ranked 35th. 5 times more than Netherlands

Age distribution > Population aged 80 or over > Total 2.17 million
Ranked 62nd.
10.34 million
Ranked 18th. 5 times more than Netherlands

Cities > Urban population 92,568
Ranked 30th. About the same as United Kingdom
92,372
Ranked 31st.

Abortion > Abortion rate 10.4 abortions per 1,000 women
Ranked 19th.
17 abortions per 1,000 women
Ranked 6th. 63% more than Netherlands
Nationality > Adjective Dutch British
Sex ratio > Total population 0.98 male(s)/female
Ranked 138th.
0.99 male(s)/female
Ranked 103th. 1% more than Netherlands

Age distribution > Population aged 5-14 > Percent 10.21%
Ranked 117th.
10.38%
Ranked 104th. 2% more than Netherlands

Sex ratio > At birth 1.05 male(s)/female
Ranked 149th. The same as United Kingdom
1.05 male(s)/female
Ranked 117th.

Marriage, divorce and children > Marriages 70,315
Ranked 13th.
277,740
Ranked 13th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Age distribution > Population aged 80 or over > Percent 13.61%
Ranked 55th. 2% more than United Kingdom
13.4%
Ranked 58th.

Marriage rate 6.4
Ranked 15th.
6.8
Ranked 10th. 6% more than Netherlands
Marriage, divorce and children > Marriages per thousand people 4.19
Ranked 39th.
4.46
Ranked 67th. 6% more than Netherlands

Gender > Sex ratio at birth 1.05
Ranked 128th.
1.05
Ranked 71st. The same as Netherlands

Age distribution > Population aged 5-14 > Total 1.63 million
Ranked 85th.
8.01 million
Ranked 36th. 5 times more than Netherlands

Migration > Net migration rate 2.55 migrant(s)/1,000 populati
Ranked 34th. 18% more than United Kingdom
2.17 migrant(s)/1,000 populati
Ranked 44th.

Child labor > Children ages 5-14 28.9
Ranked 1st.
30
Ranked 2nd. 4% more than Netherlands
Future population change -16,229.2
Ranked 134th.
-17,090
Ranked 135th. 5% more than Netherlands

Urban population 13.09 million
Ranked 43th.
54.02 million
Ranked 12th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Urbanization in 2015 91%
Ranked 16th. About the same as United Kingdom
90.8%
Ranked 17th.
Migration > Net migration > Per capita 6,710.23 per 1 million people
Ranked 62nd.
15,734.29 per 1 million people
Ranked 42nd. 2 times more than Netherlands

Median age > Total 41.8 years
Ranked 23th. 4% more than United Kingdom
40.3 years
Ranked 40th.

Life expectancy at birth > Total population 81.01 years
Ranked 21st. 1% more than United Kingdom
80.29 years
Ranked 30th.

Urban and rural > Urban population 11.12 million
Ranked 25th.
45.92 million
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Projected population growth 12.2%
Ranked 102nd. 78% more than United Kingdom
6.87%
Ranked 106th.
Marriage > Years being single before marriage > Women 31.5
Ranked 3rd.
31.8
Ranked 1st. 1% more than Netherlands
Age structure > 15-64 years 66.2%
Ranked 105th. 1% more than United Kingdom
65.8%
Ranked 115th.

Literacy > Total population 99%
Ranked 49th. The same as United Kingdom
99%
Ranked 40th.

Dependency ratios > Youth dependency ratio 25.9%
Ranked 154th.
27.1%
Ranked 149th. 5% more than Netherlands
Marriage > Years being single before marriage > Men 33.9
Ranked 2nd. 2% more than United Kingdom
33.2
Ranked 2nd.
Gender > Women aged 15-49 2.93 million
Ranked 85th.
14.34 million
Ranked 34th. 5 times more than Netherlands

Age distribution > Child dependency ratio 28.01%
Ranked 62nd.
28.09%
Ranked 60th. About the same as Netherlands

Gender empowerment measure 0.781
Ranked 5th. 14% more than United Kingdom
0.684
Ranked 14th.
Percentage living in urban areas 66%
Ranked 77th.
89%
Ranked 28th. 35% more than Netherlands
Migration > Net migration 109,510
Ranked 33th.
947,621
Ranked 8th. 9 times more than Netherlands

Population > CIA Factbook 16.65 million
Ranked 59th.
60.94 million
Ranked 22nd. 4 times more than Netherlands

Teenage pregancy rate 3.75
Ranked 178th.
23.58
Ranked 119th. 6 times more than Netherlands

Gender empowerment 0.781
Ranked 6th. 14% more than United Kingdom
0.684
Ranked 16th.
Population density 487.13
Ranked 14th. 92% more than United Kingdom
253.82
Ranked 37th.

Sex ratio > Under 15 years 1.05 male(s)/female
Ranked 99th. The same as United Kingdom
1.05 male(s)/female
Ranked 80th.

Percentage living in rural areas. 34%
Ranked 127th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
11%
Ranked 174th.
Infant mortality rate > Total 3.69 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 203th.
4.5 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 188th. 22% more than Netherlands

Age structure > 25-54 years 40.8%
Ranked 109th.
41.1%
Ranked 105th. 1% more than Netherlands
Urban and rural > Rural population 5.53 million
Ranked 28th.
12.86 million
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than Netherlands

Teenage birth rate 6.2
Ranked 25th.
30.8
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Netherlands
Gender > Global Gender Gap Index 0.761
Ranked 13th. 2% more than United Kingdom
0.744
Ranked 18th.

Age structure > 15-24 years 12.2%
Ranked 192nd.
12.8%
Ranked 184th. 5% more than Netherlands
Gender > Gender inequality index 0.045
Ranked 145th.
0.205
Ranked 113th. 5 times more than Netherlands
Urban and rural > Urban population per thousand people 666.43
Ranked 31st.
776.96
Ranked 15th. 17% more than Netherlands

Rural population 3.23 million
Ranked 90th.
6.2 million
Ranked 68th. 92% more than Netherlands

Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of origin 44
Ranked 141st.
156
Ranked 120th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Migration > Foreign worker salaries 14.21 billion
Ranked 7th. 4 times more than United Kingdom
3.67 billion
Ranked 20th.

Size of houses 43%
Ranked 8th.
73%
Ranked 3rd. 70% more than Netherlands
Fertility > Fertility rate, total > Births per woman 1.76
Ranked 150th.
1.98
Ranked 128th. 13% more than Netherlands

Age structure > 55-64 years 12.9%
Ranked 32nd. 12% more than United Kingdom
11.5%
Ranked 60th.
Gender > Female population per thousand people 504.89
Ranked 83th.
506.55
Ranked 70th. About the same as Netherlands

Future population > Males 8.49 million
Ranked 69th.
32.64 million
Ranked 22nd. 4 times more than Netherlands

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Total 17 years
Ranked 15th. The same as United Kingdom
17 years
Ranked 10th.

Fertility > Birth rate, crude > Per 1,000 people 10.8
Ranked 170th.
12.9
Ranked 142nd. 19% more than Netherlands

Sex ratio > 15-64 years 1.01
Ranked 98th.
1.02
Ranked 68th. 1% more than Netherlands

Child labor > Children ages 5-14 per million people 1.77
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than United Kingdom
0.495
Ranked 8th.
Dependency ratios > Total dependency ratio 51.7%
Ranked 109th.
54%
Ranked 92nd. 4% more than Netherlands
Population density > People per sq. km of land area 494.9 sq. km
Ranked 18th. 91% more than United Kingdom
259.38 sq. km
Ranked 42nd.

Age distribution > Population aged 15-64 > Total per thousand people 670.55
Ranked 65th. 2% more than United Kingdom
656.34
Ranked 91st.

Drinking water source > Improved > Total 100% of population
Ranked 13th. The same as United Kingdom
100% of population
Ranked 17th.
Home ownership 49%
Ranked 13th.
69%
Ranked 4th. 41% more than Netherlands
Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Total per thousand people 122.45
Ranked 175th.
129.1
Ranked 165th. 5% more than Netherlands

Marriage > Percent married > All > Female > Aged 15-19 0.5%
Ranked 16th.
0.8%
Ranked 20th. 60% more than Netherlands

Life expectancy at birth > Female 83.21 years
Ranked 25th. 1% more than United Kingdom
82.54 years
Ranked 40th.

Hospital bed density 4.7 beds/1,000 population
Ranked 14th. 57% more than United Kingdom
3 beds/1,000 population
Ranked 36th.

Marriage, divorce and children > Contraception use among married women > Any method 69%
Ranked 10th.
84%
Ranked 1st. 22% more than Netherlands

Contraceptive prevalence rate 69%
Ranked 28th.
84%
Ranked 5th. 22% more than Netherlands
Dependency ratios > Potential support ratio 3.9
Ranked 178th. 5% more than United Kingdom
3.7
Ranked 183th.
Urban and rural > Rural population per thousand people 331.34
Ranked 41st. 52% more than United Kingdom
217.65
Ranked 85th.

Nobel prize laureates 15
Ranked 7th.
100
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Netherlands
Age at first marriage for women 28.3 years
Ranked 7th. 2% more than United Kingdom
27.7 years
Ranked 13th.
Elderly population > Elderly Population by region > Percentage of elderly population by country 14.04%
Ranked 19th.
16%
Ranked 12th. 14% more than Netherlands
Overseas Chinese > 2005 Population 144,928
Ranked 20th.
296,623
Ranked 15th. 2 times more than Netherlands
Urbanization 90
Ranked 23th. The same as United Kingdom
90
Ranked 21st.
Dependency ratios > Elderly dependency ratio 25.8%
Ranked 19th.
26.9%
Ranked 16th. 4% more than Netherlands
Sex ratio > 65 years and over 0.8 male(s)/female
Ranked 112th. The same as United Kingdom
0.8 male(s)/female
Ranked 108th.

Fertility > Mortality rate, infant > Per 1,000 live births 3.4
Ranked 172nd.
4.1
Ranked 161st. 21% more than Netherlands

Average size of households 2.3
Ranked 12th.
2.4
Ranked 10th. 4% more than Netherlands
Immigration > Foreign-born population 1.83 millions
Ranked 6th.
7.01 millions
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Netherlands
Age distribution > Population aged 60 or over > Total per thousand people 220.52
Ranked 24th.
226.02
Ranked 18th. 2% more than Netherlands

Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of asylum 76,008
Ranked 30th.
269,363
Ranked 11th. 4 times more than Netherlands

International migration > Immigrant population > Foreign-born population 10.6%
Ranked 13th. 5% more than United Kingdom
10.1%
Ranked 15th.
Age distribution > Population aged 0-14 > Total per thousand people 175.02
Ranked 152nd.
175.02
Ranked 151st. The same as Netherlands

Population in largest city 1.15 million
Ranked 97th.
8.51 million
Ranked 18th. 7 times more than Netherlands

Population, total 16.77 million
Ranked 63th.
63.23 million
Ranked 23th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Gender ratio > Whole population 102.2%
Ranked 85th.
104.4%
Ranked 54th. 2% more than Netherlands

Literacy > Female 99%
Ranked 6th. The same as United Kingdom
99%
Ranked 7th.
One person households 13%
Ranked 12th. 18% more than United Kingdom
11%
Ranked 15th.
Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of asylum > Per capita 4.66 per 1,000 people
Ranked 31st.
4.79 per 1,000 people
Ranked 30th. 3% more than Netherlands

Life expectancy at birth > Male 78.93 years
Ranked 18th. 1% more than United Kingdom
78.16 years
Ranked 27th.

Net migration 50,006
Ranked 41st.
900,000
Ranked 6th. 18 times more than Netherlands

Persons per room 0.7
Ranked 42nd. 40% more than United Kingdom
0.5
Ranked 57th.
Marriage > Percent married > All > Male > Aged 15-19 0.1%
Ranked 12th. The same as United Kingdom
0.1%
Ranked 21st.

Maternal mortality rate 6 deaths/100,000 live births
Ranked 170th.
12 deaths/100,000 live births
Ranked 147th. Twice as much as Netherlands

Migration > Asylum Seekers 32.6
Ranked 6th.
92
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Netherlands
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > Total None None
Oldest people > By nation of death or current residence > Died 30 August 2005 17 March 1993
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > Male None None
Urban and rural > Female rural population 2.77 million
Ranked 23th.
6.53 million
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than Netherlands

Immigration > Foreign-born population per million people 0.11 millions
Ranked 8th.
0.113 millions
Ranked 6th. 2% more than Netherlands
Population > CIA Factbook per capita 1.01
Ranked 75th. 2% more than United Kingdom
0.993
Ranked 106th.

Fertility > Adolescent fertility rate > Births per 1,000 women ages 15-19 5.99
Ranked 178th.
25.78
Ranked 126th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Languages Dutch (official), Frisian (official) English
Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Total per thousand people 55.32
Ranked 159th.
62.61
Ranked 146th. 13% more than Netherlands

Age distribution > Population aged 15-59 > Total per thousand people 604.44
Ranked 102nd. 1% more than United Kingdom
595.66
Ranked 115th.

Couples with children 56%
Ranked 8th. 8% more than United Kingdom
52%
Ranked 13th.
Rural population per 1000 198
Ranked 155th. 92% more than United Kingdom
103
Ranked 172nd.

International migration > Trends in migration > Net migration rate 1.587108 2.545173
Future population > Females 8.65 million
Ranked 70th.
33.52 million
Ranked 22nd. 4 times more than Netherlands

Fertility > Number of maternal deaths 11
Ranked 131st.
92
Ranked 92nd. 8 times more than Netherlands

Migration > Foreign population 4.1%
Ranked 14th. 2% more than United Kingdom
4%
Ranked 15th.
Charity > World Giving Index 6
Ranked 54th. 20% more than United Kingdom
5
Ranked 55th.
Gender development index 0.938
Ranked 5th. 2% more than United Kingdom
0.921
Ranked 14th.
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 > Total 7.7%
Ranked 115th.
20%
Ranked 53th. 3 times more than Netherlands

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > Total 17 years
Ranked 15th. The same as United Kingdom
17 years
Ranked 10th.
Age distribution > Population aged 80 or over > Total per thousand people 39.49
Ranked 21st.
46.42
Ranked 12th. 18% more than Netherlands

Age at first marriage for men 30.7 years
Ranked 8th. 3% more than United Kingdom
29.8 years
Ranked 15th.
Immigration > Commitment to Development Index (immigration) 5.5
Ranked 11th. 17% more than United Kingdom
4.7
Ranked 15th.
Marriage, divorce and children > Teen marriage rate > Women 0.2
Ranked 21st.
0.4
Ranked 17th. Twice as much as Netherlands
Migration > Foreign population inflow 91.4 thousand
Ranked 6th.
288.8 thousand
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Netherlands
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 > Female 7.8%
Ranked 62nd.
17.7%
Ranked 37th. 2 times more than Netherlands

Gender > Male population per thousand people 495.1
Ranked 112th. 1% more than United Kingdom
490.16
Ranked 142nd.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over has completed five or more years of schooling
Marriage, divorce and children > Years spent single before marriage > Females 29.9 years
Ranked 3rd. 13% more than United Kingdom
26.4 years
Ranked 7th.
Attitude of women > Women do have equal rights 20%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United Kingdom
9%
Ranked 5th.
Attitude of women > Should have equal rights 80%
Ranked 1st. 10% more than United Kingdom
73%
Ranked 3rd.
Education expenditures 5.9% of GDP
Ranked 22nd. 5% more than United Kingdom
5.6% of GDP
Ranked 30th.

Number of under-five deaths 1,000
Ranked 135th.
4,000
Ranked 85th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Number of infant deaths 1,000
Ranked 128th.
3,000
Ranked 89th. 3 times more than Netherlands

GDP per capita > Current US$ $45,954.73
Ranked 14th. 18% more than United Kingdom
$39,093.47
Ranked 22nd.

Cities > Urban population per thousand people 4.98e-06
Ranked 139th. 4 times more than United Kingdom
1.27e-06
Ranked 186th.

Density and urbanisation > Urban population 13.6 million
Ranked 41st.
55.66 million
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Lone parent families 5%
Ranked 19th.
10%
Ranked 2nd. Twice as much as Netherlands
Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Total per thousand people 154.42
Ranked 25th.
165.35
Ranked 21st. 7% more than Netherlands

Immigration > Refugees and asylum seekers > Natives per Refugee 222
Ranked 120th.
319
Ranked 109th. 44% more than Netherlands
Urbanization > Rate of urbanization None None
Immigration > Country of birth of Australian resident population 86,950
Ranked 11th.
1.15 million
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Netherlands
Infant mortality rate > Female 3.38 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 200th.
4.05 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 191st. 20% more than Netherlands

Age structure > 15-64 years > From total 67.8%
Ranked 62nd. 1% more than United Kingdom
67.1%
Ranked 76th.

Cities > Urban areas over 1,000,000 2
Ranked 46th.
5
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than Netherlands
Migration > Foreign population outflow 20.7 thousand
Ranked 8th.
137 thousand
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Netherlands
Gender ratio > Babies 95.2%
Ranked 121st. About the same as United Kingdom
95%
Ranked 124th.

Urban population per 1000 802
Ranked 34th.
897.03
Ranked 16th. 12% more than Netherlands

Urban and rural > Male rural population 2.77 million
Ranked 23th.
6.33 million
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than Netherlands

Urban and rural > Female urban population 5.65 million
Ranked 20th.
23.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Netherlands

Urban and rural > Male urban population 5.48 million
Ranked 21st.
22.25 million
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Median age > Both sexes 40.8
Ranked 21st. 1% more than United Kingdom
40.5
Ranked 24th.
Age structure > 65 years and over > Males 1.04 million
Ranked 35th.
4.19 million
Ranked 12th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Age structure > 0-14 years > Males 1.5 million
Ranked 83th.
5.29 million
Ranked 37th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Urbanization > Urban population None 80
Major cities > Population AMSTERDAM (capital) 1.044 million; Rotterdam 1.008 million; The Hague (seat of government) 629,000 LONDON (capital) 8.615 million; Birmingham 2.296 million; Manchester 2.247 million; West Yorkshire 1.541 million; Glasgow 1.166 million
Elderly living with children 8%
Ranked 10th.
16%
Ranked 5th. Twice as much as Netherlands
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Total 17 years
Ranked 14th. 6% more than United Kingdom
16 years
Ranked 26th.

Population in largest city > Per capita 0.07 per capita
Ranked 101st.
0.141 per capita
Ranked 62nd. 2 times more than Netherlands

Infant mortality rate > Male 3.99 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 204th.
4.93 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 186th. 24% more than Netherlands

Literacy > Male 99%
Ranked 57th. The same as United Kingdom
99%
Ranked 50th.

Cities > Urban areas over 2,000,000 1
Ranked 73th.
3
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than Netherlands
Sanitation facility access > Improved > Total 100% of population
Ranked 40th. The same as United Kingdom
100% of population
Ranked 22nd.

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 > Male 7.5%
Ranked 113th.
22%
Ranked 41st. 3 times more than Netherlands

Migration > New citizenships 50 thousand
Ranked 8th.
82.2 thousand
Ranked 5th. 64% more than Netherlands
Elderly population > Elderly Population by region > Percentage of elderly population by country per million 0.849%
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
0.259%
Ranked 23th.
Number of infant deaths per 1000 0.0596
Ranked 118th. 26% more than United Kingdom
0.0474
Ranked 121st.

Total Population per capita 1.01
Ranked 90th. About the same as United Kingdom
1.01
Ranked 104th.
Gender ratio > Urban population 103.3%
Ranked 35th.
106.4%
Ranked 28th. 3% more than Netherlands

Age structure > 0-14 years > Males per 1000 90.99
Ranked 158th. 6% more than United Kingdom
86.13
Ranked 162nd.

Age structure > 65 years and over > From total 14.6%
Ranked 37th.
16%
Ranked 26th. 10% more than Netherlands

Urban and rural > Population living in urban agglomerations 469,712
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
137,505
Ranked 10th.
Immigration > Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Arab population 480,000
Ranked 17th.
500,000
Ranked 15th. 4% more than Netherlands
Immigration > Refugees and asylum seekers > Accepted asylum applications 5,920
Ranked 8th.
14,570
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Netherlands
Charity > World Giving Index > Volunteered time 34%
Ranked 17th. 31% more than United Kingdom
26%
Ranked 36th.
Immigration > Nationality compositions of Canada, share of immigrants 1.8%
Ranked 14th.
9.4%
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Netherlands
Gender ratio > Aged over 60 > Women per 100 men 125.5
Ranked 82nd.
126.1
Ranked 77th. About the same as Netherlands

Gender ratio > Aged over 80 > Women per 100 men 212.7
Ranked 34th. 9% more than United Kingdom
194.7
Ranked 48th.

Religions Roman Catholic 30%, Protestant 20% (Dutch Reformed 11%, Calvinist 6%, other Protestant 3%), Muslim 5.8%, other 2.2%, none 42% Christian (Anglican, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist) 71.6%, Muslim 2.7%, Hindu 1%, other 1.6%, unspecified or none 23.1%
Urban population > Per capita 0.802 per capita
Ranked 35th.
0.897 per capita
Ranked 19th. 12% more than Netherlands

Mortality rate, adult, male > Per 1,000 male adults 75.4
Ranked 184th.
94.99
Ranked 166th. 26% more than Netherlands

Immigration > Visa overstay rate > Australia 0.37
Ranked 136th.
0.58
Ranked 120th. 57% more than Netherlands

Population in urban agglomerations > More than 1 million 2.25 million
Ranked 60th.
15.69 million
Ranked 16th. 7 times more than Netherlands

Gender development 0.93
Ranked 8th. 1% more than United Kingdom
0.925
Ranked 12th.
Marriage, divorce and children > Contraception use among married women > Any method > Percentage 69%
Ranked 10th.
84%
Ranked 1st. 22% more than Netherlands

Marriage, divorce and children > Contraception use among married women > Condom 9%
Ranked 8th.
27%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Netherlands

Attitude of women > Women are happier now 25%
Ranked 9th.
42%
Ranked 2nd. 68% more than Netherlands
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > Male 17 years
Ranked 9th. 6% more than United Kingdom
16 years
Ranked 19th.
Median age > Male 41 years
Ranked 20th. 5% more than United Kingdom
39.1 years
Ranked 33th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female 17 years
Ranked 8th. The same as United Kingdom
17 years
Ranked 9th.

Marriage, divorce and children > Teen marriage rate > Men 0.0
Ranked 21st.
0.1
Ranked 14th.
Housing > Detached houses 14%
Ranked 27th.
24%
Ranked 22nd. 71% more than Netherlands
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary education > Female 17 years
Ranked 8th. The same as United Kingdom
17 years
Ranked 9th.
Density and urbanisation > Rural population 2.91 million
Ranked 87th.
6.17 million
Ranked 64th. 2 times more than Netherlands

Migration > Asylum seekers acceptance rates > 1990-99 38.8%
Ranked 8th.
43.4%
Ranked 6th. 12% more than Netherlands
Urban and rural population > Urban gender ratio 103.3
Ranked 35th.
106.4
Ranked 28th. 3% more than Netherlands

Urban and rural population > Rural gender ratio 99.8
Ranked 26th.
102.8
Ranked 19th. 3% more than Netherlands

Age structure > 15-64 years > Females per 1000 339.53
Ranked 55th. 3% more than United Kingdom
328.78
Ranked 81st.

Age structure > 65 years and over > Females per 1000 84.64
Ranked 33th.
90.39
Ranked 28th. 7% more than Netherlands

Age structure > 65 years and over > Females 1.39 million
Ranked 34th.
5.55 million
Ranked 12th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Age structure > 0-14 years > From total 17.6%
Ranked 175th. 4% more than United Kingdom
16.9%
Ranked 178th.

Immigration > Refugees and asylum seekers > Accepted asylum applications per million people 353.06
Ranked 8th. 53% more than United Kingdom
230.44
Ranked 11th.
Charity > World Giving Index > Donated money, percent 73%
Ranked 3rd. 1% more than United Kingdom
72%
Ranked 4th.
Immigration > Country of birth of Australian resident population per thousand people 5.32
Ranked 15th.
19.03
Ranked 8th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Attitude of women > Women are better off now 92%
Ranked 8th.
93%
Ranked 5th. 1% more than Netherlands
Female population > Age 15-19 495,484
Ranked 76th.
1.95 million
Ranked 27th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Median age > Female 42.6 years
Ranked 32nd. 3% more than United Kingdom
41.4 years
Ranked 43th.

Renewable internal freshwater resources per capita > Cubic meters 658.96
Ranked 142nd.
2,310.67
Ranked 98th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Cities > Rate of urbanization 0.9%
Ranked 162nd. 80% more than United Kingdom
0.5%
Ranked 180th.
Sanitation facility access > Improved > Urban 100% of population
Ranked 44th. The same as United Kingdom
100% of population
Ranked 24th.

Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of origin > Per capita 2.76 per 1 million people
Ranked 162nd.
3.04 per 1 million people
Ranked 161st. 10% more than Netherlands

Gender > Women aged 15-49 per thousand people 231.89
Ranked 156th.
235.92
Ranked 147th. 2% more than Netherlands

Fertility > Mortality rate, under-5, male > Per 1,000 live births 4.5
Ranked 172nd.
5.3
Ranked 162nd. 18% more than Netherlands

Future population > Males per thousand people 491.89
Ranked 103th. 1% more than United Kingdom
484.87
Ranked 119th.
Marriage, divorce and children > Marriageable age > Notes Under 18 with parental consent; in case of pregnancy or with personal permission from the Minister of Justice. England and Wales : 16 with parental consent.
Marriage, divorce and children > Sperm donation laws > Children per donor 25 children 10 families worldwide
Immigration > Population born in another EU state 0.428 millions
Ranked 9th.
2.25 millions
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Netherlands
International migrant stock, total 1.75 million
Ranked 30th.
6.45 million
Ranked 8th. 4 times more than Netherlands

International migrant stock, total per 1000 105.5
Ranked 60th. 2% more than United Kingdom
103.61
Ranked 62nd.

Migration > Asylum Seekers per million 2.03
Ranked 8th. 31% more than United Kingdom
1.56
Ranked 11th.
Male population > Age 95-99 per million 107.23
Ranked 35th.
314.67
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Netherlands
Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted 16
Ranked 141st. 23% more than United Kingdom
13
Ranked 144th.
Immigration > Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Enlarged Jewish population 50,000
Ranked 16th.
360,000
Ranked 7th. 7 times more than Netherlands

Fertility > Lifetime risk of maternal death > 1 in: rate varies by country 10,500
Ranked 16th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
4,600
Ranked 38th.

Fertility > Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 69
Ranked 32nd.
223
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Netherlands
Immigration > Nationality compositions of > Norway 7,858
Ranked 27th.
14,504
Ranked 17th. 85% more than Netherlands
Widows > Proportion of age group > All > Men > Aged 30 to 39 0.1%
Ranked 8th.
0.2%
Ranked 17th. Twice as much as Netherlands

Age structure > 65 years and over > Males per 1000 63.3
Ranked 23th.
68.19
Ranked 14th. 8% more than Netherlands

Age structure > 0-14 years > Females 1.43 million
Ranked 84th.
5.04 million
Ranked 37th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Charity > World Giving Index > Helped a stranger, percent 51%
Ranked 48th.
56%
Ranked 34th. 10% more than Netherlands
Immigration > Nationality compositions of > Canada 111,990
Ranked 15th.
579,620
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Netherlands
Male population > Age 90-94 per million 860.91
Ranked 24th.
1,448.34
Ranked 8th. 68% more than Netherlands
Total Population > Female 8.33 million
Ranked 59th.
30.63 million
Ranked 22nd. 4 times more than Netherlands
Migration > International migrant stock > Total 1.74 million
Ranked 23th.
5.84 million
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Netherlands

Marriage, divorce and children > Years spent single before marriage > Males 32.5 years
Ranked 2nd. 14% more than United Kingdom
28.4 years
Ranked 12th.
Immigration > Population born outside EU per million people 0.0845 million
Ranked 4th. 10% more than United Kingdom
0.0766 million
Ranked 7th.
Future population > Females per thousand people 501.3
Ranked 93th.
503.02
Ranked 88th. About the same as Netherlands
Women > Maternal mortality ratio > Reported 7
Ranked 136th. The same as United Kingdom
7
Ranked 134th.
Immigration > Share of foreign born people in the EU 8.5%
Ranked 4th. 10% more than United Kingdom
7.7%
Ranked 7th.
Gender > Gender ratio aged over 80 212.7
Ranked 34th. 9% more than United Kingdom
194.7
Ranked 48th.

Gender > Gender ratio aged over 65 136.6
Ranked 63th. 2% more than United Kingdom
134.1
Ranked 73th.

Gender ratio > Aged over 60 125.5%
Ranked 82nd.
126.1%
Ranked 77th. About the same as Netherlands

Total population > Evolution of the population > Total fertility rates 1.72 Number of children born t
Ranked 15th.
1.84 Number of children born t
Ranked 11th. 7% more than Netherlands
International migration > Migration and unemployment > Unemployment rate of the native-born women 4.32%
Ranked 17th.
4.54%
Ranked 13th. 5% more than Netherlands
Migration > New citizenships per million 3.14 thousand
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
1.4 thousand
Ranked 13th.
Oldest people > By nation of death or current residence > Born 29 June 1890 1 August 1877
Housing > Renting 43%
Ranked 2nd. 59% more than United Kingdom
27%
Ranked 10th.
Housing > Semi-detached or terraced houses 55%
Ranked 2nd.
59%
Ranked 1st. 7% more than Netherlands
Total population > Age 10-14 per 1000 61.73
Ranked 171st.
62.79
Ranked 166th. 2% more than Netherlands
Female population > Age 30-34 per 1000 34.26
Ranked 123th. 7% more than United Kingdom
32.14
Ranked 143th.
Male population > Age 15-19 per 1000 31.83
Ranked 174th.
33.95
Ranked 166th. 7% more than Netherlands
Total population > Age 15-19 per 1000 62.19
Ranked 174th.
66.3
Ranked 167th. 7% more than Netherlands
Female population > Age 10-14 per 1000 30.13
Ranked 171st.
30.66
Ranked 166th. 2% more than Netherlands
Male population > Age 25-29 508,505
Ranked 66th.
1.96 million
Ranked 24th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Female population > Age 15-19 per 1000 30.36
Ranked 176th.
32.35
Ranked 167th. 7% more than Netherlands
Total population > Age 100-104 1,231
Ranked 23th.
18,639
Ranked 3rd. 15 times more than Netherlands
Female population > Age 25-29 498,896
Ranked 65th.
1.88 million
Ranked 24th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Migration > Asylum Seekers > 1980-89 55.1
Ranked 8th. 23% more than United Kingdom
44.7
Ranked 10th.
Refugee population by country or territory of origin 64
Ranked 146th.
150
Ranked 135th. 2 times more than Netherlands

Mortality rate, adult, female > Per 1,000 female adults 55.92
Ranked 162nd.
58.42
Ranked 160th. 4% more than Netherlands

Survival to age 65, female > % of cohort 91.07%
Ranked 28th. About the same as United Kingdom
90.73%
Ranked 33th.

Survival to age 65, male > % of cohort 87.87%
Ranked 7th. 3% more than United Kingdom
85.71%
Ranked 23th.

Age dependency ratio > % of working-age population 50.72%
Ranked 110th.
53.14%
Ranked 94th. 5% more than Netherlands

Urban population > % of total 83.52%
Ranked 40th. 5% more than United Kingdom
79.76%
Ranked 46th.

Female population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 2.98
Ranked 194th.
3.05
Ranked 189th. 2% more than Netherlands
Rural population > Per capita 198 per 1,000 people
Ranked 158th. 92% more than United Kingdom
103 per 1,000 people
Ranked 175th.

Total population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 6.11
Ranked 194th.
6.24
Ranked 187th. 2% more than Netherlands
Density and urbanisation > Urban population > % of total 80.2%
Ranked 38th.
89.7%
Ranked 22nd. 12% more than Netherlands

Density and urbanisation > Urban population growth > Annual % 1.05%
Ranked 143th. 38% more than United Kingdom
0.76%
Ranked 163th.

Structure > Population ages 65 and above > % of total 15%
Ranked 24th.
16.42%
Ranked 18th. 9% more than Netherlands

Structure > Population > Female > % of total 50.43%
Ranked 90th.
50.94%
Ranked 55th. 1% more than Netherlands

Elderly living in institution 9%
Ranked 2nd. 80% more than United Kingdom
5%
Ranked 14th.
Density and urbanisation > Population in urban agglomerations of more than 1 million > % of total population 12.41%
Ranked 78th.
25.66%
Ranked 35th. 2 times more than Netherlands

Total population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 5.36
Ranked 18th. About the same as United Kingdom
5.34
Ranked 19th.
Female population > Age 90-94 per 1000 3.09
Ranked 21st.
4.19
Ranked 7th. 36% more than Netherlands
Male population > Age 60-64 per 1000 27.16
Ranked 13th. 3% more than United Kingdom
26.26
Ranked 16th.
Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males 107
Ranked 91st. The same as United Kingdom
107
Ranked 81st.
Urbanization in 1975 88.4%
Ranked 4th.
88.7%
Ranked 3rd. About the same as Netherlands
Female population > Age 40-44 655,301
Ranked 46th.
2.39 million
Ranked 16th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Male population > Age 15-19 519,522
Ranked 73th.
2.04 million
Ranked 25th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Male population > Age 90-94 14,050
Ranked 17th.
87,225
Ranked 7th. 6 times more than Netherlands
Total population > Age 85-89 > % of the total 1.06
Ranked 25th.
1.32
Ranked 13th. 25% more than Netherlands
HIV/AIDS > Deaths fewer than 100 fewer than 1,000
Cities > Urban areas over 500,000 per million people 0.119
Ranked 92nd.
0.158
Ranked 69th. 33% more than Netherlands
Age structure > 15-64 years > Males per 1000 346.9
Ranked 45th. 3% more than United Kingdom
337.15
Ranked 63th.

Male population > Age 20-24 per 1000 30.47
Ranked 184th.
33.37
Ranked 170th. 9% more than Netherlands
Droughts, floods, extreme temperatures > % of population, average 1990-2009 0.00474%
Ranked 145th.
0.0324%
Ranked 119th. 7 times more than Netherlands
Urban and rural > Female urban population per thousand people 338.25
Ranked 30th.
400.54
Ranked 10th. 18% more than Netherlands

Population growth > Annual % 0.23%
Ranked 165th.
0.66%
Ranked 140th. 3 times more than Netherlands

Migration > Foreign population inflow > Per $ GDP 0.00019 thousand per $1 million
Ranked 8th. 17% more than United Kingdom
0.000162 thousand per $1 million
Ranked 10th.
Female population > Age 85-89 per 1000 7.66
Ranked 20th.
8.99
Ranked 9th. 17% more than Netherlands
Labor participation rate, male > % of male population ages 15+ 87.3%
Ranked 13th. 27% more than United Kingdom
68.8%
Ranked 135th.

Total population > Age 10-14 1.01 million
Ranked 77th.
3.78 million
Ranked 29th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Total population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 6.15
Ranked 201st.
6.59
Ranked 189th. 7% more than Netherlands
Total population 16.49 million
Ranked 59th.
60.61 million
Ranked 22nd. 4 times more than Netherlands
Total population > Age 95-99 > % of the total 0.07
Ranked 29th.
0.17
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Netherlands
Migration > Asylum seekers acceptance rates > 1980-89 19.7%
Ranked 14th.
78.9%
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Netherlands
Female population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 3.41
Ranked 18th. 3% more than United Kingdom
3.3
Ranked 24th.
Female population > Age 65-69 360,554
Ranked 37th.
1.39 million
Ranked 12th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Male population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.41
Ranked 137th. 1% more than United Kingdom
3.36
Ranked 144th.
Population in urban agglomerations > More than 1 million > Per capita 0.138 per capita
Ranked 75th.
0.261 per capita
Ranked 35th. 89% more than Netherlands

Female population > Age 70-74 314,664
Ranked 35th.
1.22 million
Ranked 11th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Female population > Age 60-64 440,854
Ranked 36th.
1.66 million
Ranked 11th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Total population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 6.11
Ranked 207th.
6.33
Ranked 201st. 4% more than Netherlands
Female population > Age 100-104 per million 65.93
Ranked 28th.
272.32
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Migration > Refugees > Inflow 1990-99 139
Ranked 5th. 1% more than United Kingdom
137
Ranked 6th.
Migration > Asylum Seekers > 1990-99 321.5
Ranked 4th.
374.1
Ranked 3rd. 16% more than Netherlands
Migration > Asylum Seekers > Per $ GDP 6.78e-05 per $1 million
Ranked 10th. 31% more than United Kingdom
5.16e-05 per $1 million
Ranked 12th.
Dynamics > Death rate > Crude > Per 1,000 people 8.21
Ranked 85th.
9.44
Ranked 67th. 15% more than Netherlands

Female population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 3
Ranked 201st.
3.21
Ranked 188th. 7% more than Netherlands
Male population > Age 30-34 562,182
Ranked 59th.
2.04 million
Ranked 23th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Total population > Age 90-94 64,401
Ranked 15th.
339,265
Ranked 8th. 5 times more than Netherlands

SOURCES: United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; CIA World Factbooks 2010,