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  • Age distribution > Median age: The median age of the country's residents. This is the age most people are in the country.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 0-14: Percentage of total population aged 0-14.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 0-14 > Total: Number of people aged 0-14.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Percent: Percentage of total population aged 15-24.
  • Age distribution > Total dependency ratio: Percentage of dependant persons out of total population aged 15-64. A dependant person is a person aged 0-14 and those over 65 years old.
  • Birth rate: The average annual number of births during a year per 1,000 persons in the population at midyear; also known as crude birth rate. The birth rate is usually the dominant factor in determining the rate of population growth. It depends on both the level of fertility and the age structure of the population.
  • Death rate: The average annual number of deaths during a year per 1,000 population at midyear; also known as crude death rate. The death rate, while only a rough indicator of the mortality situation in a country, accurately indicates the current mortality impact on population growth. This indicator is significantly affected by age distribution, and most countries will eventually show a rise in the overall death rate, in spite of continued decline in mortality at all ages, as declining fertility results in an aging population.
  • Ethnic groups: This entry provides a rank ordering of ethnic groups starting with the largest and normally includes the percent of total population.
  • Gender > Female population: Total female population.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Total divorces per thousand people: Total number of divorces in given year by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Mother's mean age at first birth: This entry provides the mean (average) age of mothers at the birth of their first child. It is a useful indicator for gauging the success of family planning programs aiming to reduce maternal mortality, increase contraceptive use – particularly among married and unmarried adolescents, delay age at first marriage, and improve the health of newborns.
  • Population: Population, total refers to the total population.
  • Population > Population growth, past and future: Population growth rate (percentage).
  • Population growth: Percentage by which country's population either has increased or is estimated to increase. Countries with a decrease in population are signified by a negative percentage. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • Population growth rate: The average annual percent change in the population, resulting from a surplus (or deficit) of births over deaths and the balance of migrants entering and leaving a country. The rate may be positive or negative. The growth rate is a factor in determining how great a burden would be imposed on a country by the changing needs of its people for infrastructure (e.g., schools, hospitals, housing, roads), resources (e.g., food, water, electricity), and jobs. Rapid population growth can be seen as threatening by neighboring countries.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Total: Number of people aged 15-24.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 60 or over > Percent: Percentage of total population aged 60 and older.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-64 > Total: Number of people aged 15-64.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Total: Number of people aged 0-4.
  • Obesity > Adult obesity rate: This entry gives the percent of a country's population considered to be obese. Obesity is defined as an adult having a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater to or equal to 30.0. BMI is calculated by taking a person's weight in kg and dividing it by the person's squared height in meters.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-59: Percentage of total pouplation aged 15-59.
  • Population in 2015: (Thousands) Medium-variant projections.
  • Urban and rural > Population living in cities proper: Each city population by sex, city and city type.
  • Death rate, crude > Per 1,000 people: Death rate, crude (per 1,000 people). Crude death rate indicates the number of deaths occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.
  • Total fertility rate: The average number of children that would be born per woman if all women lived to the end of their child-bearing years and bore children according to a given fertility rate at each age. The total fertility rate is a more direct measure of the level of fertility than the crude birth rate, since it refers to births per woman. This indicator shows the potential for population growth in the country. High rates will also place some limits on the labor force participation rates for women. Large numbers of children born to women indicate large family sizes that might limit the ability of the families to feed and educate their children.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Percent: Percentage of total population aged 65 and older.
  • Age dependency ratio > Dependents to working-age population: Age dependency ratio is the ratio of dependents--people younger than 15 or older than 64--to the working-age population--those ages 15-64. For example, 0.7 means there are 7 dependents for every 10 working-age people.
  • Age structure > 0-14 years: The distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Gender > Male population: Total male population.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 60 or over > Total: Number of people aged 60 and older.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-64: Percentage of total population aged 15-64.
  • Age structure > 65 years and over: The distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest."
  • Nationality > Noun: The noun which identifies citizens of the nation
  • Divorce rate: Divorce rate per 1,000 people
  • Age distribution > Elderly dependency ratio: Percentage of dependant adults out of total population aged 15-64. A dependant adult is an adult aged 65 and older.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Percent: Percentage of total population aged 0-4.
  • Physicians density: This entry gives the number of medical doctors (physicians), including generalist and specialist medical practitioners, per 1,000 of the population. Medical doctors are defined as doctors that study, diagnose, treat, and prevent illness, disease, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans through the application of modern medicine. They also plan, supervise, and evaluate care and treatment plans by other health care providers. The World Health Organization estimates that fewer than 2.3 health workers (physicians, nurses, and midwives only) per 1,000 would be insufficient to achieve coverage of primary healthcare needs.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Total divorces: Total number of divorces in given year by country.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Total: Number of people 65 years old and older.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-59 > Total: Number of people aged 15-59.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 80 or over > Total: Number of people aged 80 years and older.
  • Cities > Urban population: Total population living in urban areas. The defition of an urban area differs for each country. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • Abortion > Abortion rate: Abortions per 1000 women.
  • Nationality > Adjective: This entry is derived from People > Nationality, which provides the identifying terms for citizens - noun and adjective.
  • Sex ratio > Total population: The number of males for each female one of five age groups - at birth, under 15 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over, and for the total population. Sex ratio at birth has recently emerged as an indicator of certain kinds of sex discrimination in some countries. For instance, high sex ratios at birth in some Asian countries are now attributed to sex-selective abortion and infanticide due to a strong preference for sons. This will affect future marriage patterns and fertility patterns. Eventually it could cause unrest among young adult males who are unable to find partners.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 5-14 > Percent: Percentage of total population aged 5-14.
  • Sex ratio > At birth: The number of males for each female one of five age groups - at birth, under 15 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over, and for the total population. Sex ratio at birth has recently emerged as an indicator of certain kinds of sex discrimination in some countries. For instance, high sex ratios at birth in some Asian countries are now attributed to sex-selective abortion and infanticide due to a strong preference for sons. This will affect future marriage patterns and fertility patterns. Eventually it could cause unrest among young adult males who are unable to find partners.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Marriages: Marriages by urban/rural residence.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 80 or over > Percent: Percentage of total population aged 80 and older.
  • Marriage, 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.
  • 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.
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    • 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.
  • Housing > Average people per household: Household size.
  • 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."
  • Marriage > Minimum legal age > With parental consent > For Women: Age at which women are allowed to marry with parental consent.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Fertility > Fertility rate, total > Births per woman: Fertility rate, total (births per woman). Total fertility rate represents the number of children that would be born to a woman if she were to live to the end of her childbearing years and bear children in accordance with current age-specific fertility rates.
  • Age structure > 55-64 years: This entry is derived from People > Age structure, which provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group as follows: 0-14 years (children), 15-24 years (early working age), 25-54 years (prime working age), 55-64 years (mature working age), 65 years and over (elderly). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Marriage > Minimum legal age > Without parental consent > For Women: Minimum legal age at which women can be married without parental consent.
  • Marriage > Minimum legal age > With parental consent > For Men: Age at which men are allowed to marry with parental consent.
  • Gender > Female population per thousand people: Total female population. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Future population > Males: UN estimates of male population in 2010, 2015, 2020, 2025 and 2030.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Births > Teen motherhood rate: Proportion of women aged 15-19 who have given birth.
  • Nobel prize laureates: Number of Nobel Prize Laureates 1901-2002
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Marriageable age > Females: Female consent.

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  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • Urban and rural > Females living in cities proper: Total number of females living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000.
  • Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of asylum > Per capita: Refugees are people who are recognized as refugees under the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees or its 1967 Protocol, the 1969 Organisation of African Unity Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa, people recognized as refugees in accordance with the UNHCR statute, people granted refugee-like humanitarian status, and people provided temporary protection. Asylum seekers--people who have applied for asylum or refugee status and who have not yet received a decision or who are registered as asylum seekers--are excluded. Palestinian refugees are people (and their descendants) whose residence was Palestine between June 1946 and May 1948 and who lost their homes and means of livelihood as a result of the 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict. Country of asylum is the country where an asylum claim was filed and granted." Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Male: This entry is derived from People > Life expectancy at birth, which contains the average number of years to be lived by a group of people born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. The entry includes total population as well as the male and female components. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. It can also be thought of as indicating the potential return on investment in human capital and is necessary for the calculation of various actuarial measures.
  • Net migration: Net migration. Net migration is the net total of migrants during the period, that is, the total number of immigrants less the annual number of emigrants, including both citizens and noncitizens. Data are five-year estimates.
  • 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.
  • Urban and rural > Males living in cities proper: Total number of males living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000.
  • Population > CIA Factbook per capita: This entry gives an estimate from the US Bureau of the Census based on statistics from population censuses, vital statistics registration systems, or sample surveys pertaining to the recent past and on assumptions about future trends. The total population presents one overall measure of the potential impact of the country on the world and within its region. Note: starting with the 1993 Factbook, demographic estimates for some countries (mostly African) have explicitly taken into account the effects of the growing impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. These countries are currently: The Bahamas, Benin, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Immigration > Cultural Diversity Index: The probability that two individuals selected at random from a country speak a very different language. A high score of close to 1 indicates that many unrelated languages are spoken. A score of close to 0 means that few languages are spoken, and / or that the spoken languages are similar to one another. For more information, please refer to Fearon (see citation).
  • Fertility > Adolescent fertility rate > Births per 1,000 women ages 15-19: Adolescent fertility rate (births per 1,000 women ages 15-19). Adolescent fertility rate is the number of births per 1,000 women ages 15-19.
  • Languages: This entry provides a rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 15-59 > Total per thousand people: Number of people aged 15-59. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Total per thousand people: Number of people aged 0-4. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Minimum legal marrying age > With parental consent > For Women: Legal Age for Marriage.
  • 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.
  • Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 > Total: This entry is derived from People > Unemployment, youth ages 15-24, which gives the percent of the total labor force ages 15-24 unemployed during a specified year.
  • Age distribution > Population aged 80 or over > Total per thousand people: Number of people aged 80 years and older. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Teen marriage rate > Women: Percentage of female population aged 15-19 who has been married at least once. Percentage is out of total number of females in the same age group.
  • Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 > Female: This entry is derived from People > Unemployment, youth ages 15-24, which gives the percent of the total labor force ages 15-24 unemployed during a specified year.
  • Gender > Male population per thousand people: Total male population. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Definition: This entry is derived from People > Literacy, which includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of the Factbook. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons. Low levels of literacy, and education in general, can impede the economic development of a country in the current rapidly changing, technology-driven world.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Childless women, aged 40-44: Proportion of women who have not given birth by age 40-44.
  • Children under the age of 5 years underweight: This entry gives the percent of children under five considered to be underweight. Underweight means weight-for-age is approximately 2 kg below for standard at age one, 3 kg below standard for ages two and three, and 4 kg below standard for ages four and five. This statistic is an indicator of the nutritional status of a community. Children who suffer from growth retardation as a result of poor diets and/or recurrent infections tend to have a greater risk of suffering illness and death.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Years spent single before marriage > Females: Singulate mean age at marriage.
  • Number of infant deaths: Number of infant deaths. Number of infants dying before reaching one year of age.
  • Number of under-five deaths: Number of under-five deaths. Number of children dying before reaching age five.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • Median age > Both sexes: Age of person who is older than half the population and younger than the other half of the population.
  • Age structure > 0-14 years > Males: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Age structure > 65 years and over > Males: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Charity > World Giving Index > Volunteered time: VT.

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  • Immigration > Nationality compositions of Canada, share of immigrants: Portion of immigrants in Canada.
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Marriageable age > Males: Male consent.

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  • Gender ratio > Aged over 80 > Women per 100 men: Female/male ratio at age x.
  • Gender ratio > Aged over 60 > Women per 100 men: Female/male ratio at age x.
  • Religions: This entry is an ordered listing of religions by adherents starting with the largest group and sometimes includes the percent of total population. The core characteristics and beliefs of the world's major religions are described below.
    Baha'i - Founded by Mirza Husayn-Ali (known as Baha'u'llah) in Iran in 1852, Baha'i faith emphasizes monotheism and believes in one eternal transcendent God. Its guiding focus is to encourage the unity of all peoples on the earth so that justice and peace may be achieved on earth. Baha'i revelation contends the prophets of major world religions reflect some truth or element of the divine, believes all were manifestations of God given to specific communities in specific times, and that Baha'u'llah is an additional prophet meant to call all humankind. Bahais are an open community, located worldwide, with the greatest concentration of believers in South Asia.
    Buddhism - Religion or philosophy inspired by the 5th century B.C. teachings of Siddhartha Gautama (also known as Gautama Buddha "the enlightened one"). Buddhism focuses on the goal of spiritual enlightenment centered on an understanding of Gautama Buddha's Four Noble Truths on the nature of suffering, and on the Eightfold Path of spiritual and moral practice, to break the cycle of suffering of which we are a part. Buddhism ascribes to a karmic system of rebirth. Several schools and sects of Buddhism exist, differing often on the nature of the Buddha, the extent to which enlightenment can be achieved - for one or for all, and by whom - religious orders or laity.
    Basic Groupings
       Theravada Buddhism: The oldest Buddhist school, Theravada is practiced mostly in Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Burma, and Thailand, with minority representation elsewhere in Asia and the West. Theravadans follow the Pali Canon of Buddha's teachings, and believe that one may escape the cycle of rebirth, worldly attachment, and suffering for oneself; this process may take one or several lifetimes.
       Mahayana Buddhism, including subsets Zen and Tibetan (Lamaistic) Buddhism: Forms of Mahayana Buddhism are common in East Asia and Tibet, and parts of the West. Mahayanas have additional scriptures beyond the Pali Canon and believe the Buddha is eternal and still teaching. Unlike Theravada Buddhism, Mahayana schools maintain the Buddha-nature is present in all beings and all will ultimately achieve enlightenment.
        Hoa Hao: a minority tradition of Buddhism practiced in Vietnam that stresses lay participation, primarily by peasant farmers; it eschews ...
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  • Urban population > Per capita: Urban population is the midyear population of areas defined as urban in each country and reported to the United Nations. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Mortality rate, adult, male > Per 1,000 male adults: Mortality rate, adult, male (per 1,000 male adults). Adult mortality rate is the probability of dying between the ages of 15 and 60--that is, the probability of a 15-year-old dying before reaching age 60, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates between those ages.
  • Immigration > Ethnic Fractionalization Index: The probability that two individuals selected at random from a country will be from different ethnic groups, 0 meaning that each individual in this country is from the same ethnic group. For a discussion of what constitutes an ethnic group, please refer to Fearon (see citation).
  • Immigration > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 0-14 years > From total: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Age structure > 65 years and over > Females: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Charity > World Giving Index > Donated money, percent: DM.

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

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  • Immigration > Visas > Visa requirements for > British citizens: Visa requirement.

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  • Future population > Males per thousand people: UN estimates of male population in 2010, 2015, 2020, 2025 and 2030. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • International migrant stock, total per 1000: International migrant stock, total. International migrant stock is the number of people born in a country other than that in which they live. It also includes refugees. The data used to estimate the international migrant stock at a particular time are obtained mainly from population censuses. The estimates are derived from the data on foreign-born population--people who have residence in one country but were born in another country. When data on the foreign-born population are not available, data on foreign population--that is, people who are citizens of a country other than the country in which they reside--are used as estimates. After the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991 people living in one of the newly independent countries who were born in another were classified as international migrants. Estimates of migrant stock in the newly independent states from 1990 on are based on the 1989 census of the Soviet Union. For countries with information on the international migrant stock for at least two points in time, interpolation or extrapolation was used to estimate the international migrant stock on July 1 of the reference years. For countries with only one observation, estimates for the reference years were derived using rates of change in the migrant stock in the years preceding or following the single observation available. A model was used to estimate migrants for countries that had no data. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • International migrant stock, total: International migrant stock, total. International migrant stock is the number of people born in a country other than that in which they live. It also includes refugees. The data used to estimate the international migrant stock at a particular time are obtained mainly from population censuses. The estimates are derived from the data on foreign-born population--people who have residence in one country but were born in another country. When data on the foreign-born population are not available, data on foreign population--that is, people who are citizens of a country other than the country in which they reside--are used as estimates. After the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991 people living in one of the newly independent countries who were born in another were classified as international migrants. Estimates of migrant stock in the newly independent states from 1990 on are based on the 1989 census of the Soviet Union. For countries with information on the international migrant stock for at least two points in time, interpolation or extrapolation was used to estimate the international migrant stock on July 1 of the reference years. For countries with only one observation, estimates for the reference years were derived using rates of change in the migrant stock in the years preceding or following the single observation available. A model was used to estimate migrants for countries that had no data.
  • Male population > Age 95-99 per million: Male population - Age 95-99, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted: People - Women - Maternal mortality ratio 2000 adjusted
  • Immigration > Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Enlarged Jewish population:

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

  • Fertility > Lifetime risk of maternal death > 1 in: rate varies by country: Lifetime risk of maternal death (1 in: rate varies by country). Life time risk of maternal death is the probability that a 15-year-old female will die eventually from a maternal cause assuming that current levels of fertility and mortality (including maternal mortality) do not change in the future, taking into account competing causes of death.
  • Immigration > Ethnic Fractionalization Index per million people: The probability that two individuals selected at random from a country will be from different ethnic groups, 0 meaning that each individual in this country is from the same ethnic group. For a discussion of what constitutes an ethnic group, please refer to Fearon (see citation). Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Immigration > Nationality compositions of > Norway: Country of origin of Norway’s population who was either foreign born or born in Norway to foreign residents (number of people by country of origin).
  • Fertility > Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given: Maternity leave benefits.
  • Widows > Proportion of age group > All > Men > Aged 30 to 39: Percent widowed in age group.
  • Age structure > 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.
  • 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.
  • Immigration > Nationality compositions of > Canada: Country of birth of Canadian residents (number of residents).
  • Charity > World Giving Index > Helped a stranger, percent: HS.
  • Male population > Age 90-94 per million: Male population - Age 90-94, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Total Population > Female: Total Population - Female, as of April 26, 2005
  • Migration > International migrant stock > Total: International migrant stock is the number of people born in a country other than that in which they live. It also includes refugees. The data used to estimate the international migrant stock at a particular time are obtained mainly from population censuses. The estimates are derived from the data on foreign-born population--people who have residence in one country but were born in another country. When data on the foreign-born population are not available, data on foreign population--that is, people who are citizens of a country other than the country in which they reside--are used as estimates. After the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991 people living in one of the newly independent countries who were born in another were classified as international migrants. Estimates of migrant stock in the newly independent states from 1990 on are based on the 1989 census of the Soviet Union. For countries with information on the international migrant stock for at least two points in time, interpolation or extrapolation was used to estimate the international migrant stock on July 1 of the reference years. For countries with only one observation, estimates for the reference years were derived using rates of change in the migrant stock in the years preceding or following the single observation available. A model was used to estimate migrants for countries that had no data."
  • Marriage, divorce and children > Years spent single before marriage > Males: Singulate mean age at marriage.
  • Future population > Females per thousand people: UN estimates of female population in 2010, 2015, 2020, 2025 and 2030. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Women > Maternal mortality ratio > Reported: People - Women - Maternal mortality ratio 1985 - 2002 reported
  • Gender ratio > Aged over 60: Female/male ratio at age x.
  • 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 > 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.
  • Male population > Age 15-19 per 1000: Male population - Age 15-19, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Female population > Age 30-34 per 1000: Female population - Age 30-34, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Female population > Age 25-29: Female population - Age 25-29, as of April 26, 2005
  • Female population > Age 10-14 per 1000: Female population - Age 10-14, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Male population > Age 25-29: Male population - Age 25-29, as of April 26, 2005
  • 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.
  • 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 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Refugee population by country or territory of asylum: 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 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 asylum is the country where an asylum claim was filed and granted.
  • 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
  • Age structure > 15-64 years > Males: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Population in the largest city > % of urban population: Population in largest city is the percentage of a country's urban population living in that countryÂ’s largest metropolitan area.
  • Age structure > 15-64 years > Females: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.
  • Total population > Age 95-99: Total population - Age 95-99, as of April 26, 2005
  • Female population > Age 55-59 > % of the total: Female population - Age 55-59 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • Female population > Age 65-69: Female population - Age 65-69, as of April 26, 2005
  • Male population > Age 30-34 > % of the total: Male population - Age 30-34 - % of the total, as of April 26, 2005
  • Population in urban agglomerations > More than 1 million > Per capita: Population in urban agglomerations of more than one million is the country's population living in metropolitan areas that in 2000 had a population of more than one million people. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Female population > Age 70-74: Female population - Age 70-74, as of April 26, 2005
  • Female population > Age 60-64: Female population - Age 60-64, as of April 26, 2005
  • Women > Skilled attendant at delivery %: People - Women - Skilled attendant at delivery (%) 1995-2002
  • Male population > Age 80-84 per 1000: Male population - Age 80-84, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Density and urbanisation > Population in the largest city > % of urban population: Population in largest city is the percentage of a country's urban population living in that country's largest metropolitan area.
  • GDP per capita > Constant 2000 US$: GDP per capita (constant 2000 US$). GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Labor participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15+: Labor participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+). Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • Labor force, female > % of total labor force: Labor force, female (% of total labor force). Female labor force as a percentage of the total show the extent to which women are active in the labor force. Labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organization's definition of the economically active population.
  • Female population > Age 25-29 per 1000: Female population - Age 25-29, as of April 26, 2005. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Refugee population by country or territory of origin per 1000: 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT Singapore United States HISTORY
Age distribution > Median age 56.43 years
Ranked 1st. 27% more than United States
44.38 years
Ranked 117th.

Age distribution > Population aged 0-14 10.65%
Ranked 196th.
16.71%
Ranked 62nd. 57% more than Singapore

Age distribution > Population aged 0-14 > Total 643,369
Ranked 127th.
77.19 million
Ranked 4th. 120 times more than Singapore

Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Percent 7.87%
Ranked 196th.
11.22%
Ranked 80th. 43% more than Singapore

Age distribution > Total dependency ratio 102.9%
Ranked 1st. 34% more than United States
76.73%
Ranked 93th.

Birth rate 7.91 births/1,000 population
Ranked 220th.
13.66 births/1,000 population
Ranked 147th. 73% more than Singapore

Death rate 3.41 deaths/1,000 population
Ranked 214th.
8.39 deaths/1,000 population
Ranked 88th. 2 times more than Singapore

Ethnic groups Chinese 76.8%, Malay 13.9%, Indian 7.9%, other 1.4% white 79.96%, black 12.85%, Asian 4.43%, Amerindian and Alaska native 0.97%, native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 0.18%, two or more races 1.61% (July 2007 estimate)
Gender > Female population 3.05 million
Ranked 117th.
231.19 million
Ranked 4th. 76 times more than Singapore

Marriage, divorce and children > Total divorces per thousand people 1.3
Ranked 27th.
2.81
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than Singapore

Mother's mean age at first birth 29.4
Ranked 3rd. 18% more than United States
25
Ranked 5th.
Population 5.46 million
Ranked 115th.
316.67 million
Ranked 3rd. 58 times more than Singapore

Population > Population growth, past and future -0.666
Ranked 223th.
0.122
Ranked 53th.

Population growth -0.666%
Ranked 223th.
0.122%
Ranked 53th.

Population growth rate 1.96%
Ranked 55th. 2 times more than United States
0.9%
Ranked 124th.

Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Total 475,119
Ranked 126th.
51.86 million
Ranked 4th. 109 times more than Singapore

Age distribution > Population aged 60 or over > Percent 45.96%
Ranked 1st. 43% more than United States
32.24%
Ranked 107th.

Age distribution > Population aged 15-64 > Total 2.98 million
Ranked 123th.
261.45 million
Ranked 4th. 88 times more than Singapore

Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Total 201,743
Ranked 127th.
25.57 million
Ranked 4th. 127 times more than Singapore

Obesity > Adult obesity rate 7.1%
Ranked 140th.
33%
Ranked 16th. 5 times more than Singapore

Age distribution > Population aged 15-59 43.39%
Ranked 196th.
51.06%
Ranked 99th. 18% more than Singapore

Population in 2015 4,815 thousand
Ranked 117th.
325,723 thousand
Ranked 3rd. 68 times more than Singapore
Urban and rural > Population living in cities proper 5.31 million
Ranked 5th.
85.41 million
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than Singapore

Death rate, crude > Per 1,000 people 4.5
Ranked 184th.
8.07
Ranked 88th. 79% more than Singapore

Total fertility rate 0.79 children born/woman
Ranked 221st.
2.06 children born/woman
Ranked 116th. 3 times more than Singapore

Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Percent 40.06%
Ranked 1st. 50% more than United States
26.71%
Ranked 104th.

Age dependency ratio > Dependents to working-age population 0.39
Ranked 176th.
0.49
Ranked 133th. 26% more than Singapore

Age structure > 0-14 years 13.6%
Ranked 220th.
20%
Ranked 156th. 47% more than Singapore

Gender > Male population 2.99 million
Ranked 117th.
230.88 million
Ranked 4th. 77 times more than Singapore

Age distribution > Population aged 60 or over > Total 2.78 million
Ranked 105th.
148.96 million
Ranked 3rd. 54 times more than Singapore

Age distribution > Population aged 15-64 49.29%
Ranked 196th.
56.58%
Ranked 104th. 15% more than Singapore

Age structure > 65 years and over 8.1%
Ranked 90th.
13.9%
Ranked 51st. 72% more than Singapore

Nationality > Noun Singaporean(s) American(s)
Divorce rate 0.8 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th.
4.95 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Singapore
Age distribution > Elderly dependency ratio 81.29%
Ranked 1st. 72% more than United States
47.21%
Ranked 101st.

Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Percent 3.34%
Ranked 196th.
5.53%
Ranked 57th. 66% more than Singapore

Physicians density 1.92 physicians/1,000 population
Ranked 25th.
2.42 physicians/1,000 population
Ranked 17th. 26% more than Singapore

Marriage, divorce and children > Total divorces 6,893
Ranked 26th.
877,000
Ranked 2nd. 127 times more than Singapore

Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Total 2.42 million
Ranked 102nd.
123.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 51 times more than Singapore

Age distribution > Population aged 15-59 > Total 2.62 million
Ranked 123th.
235.92 million
Ranked 4th. 90 times more than Singapore

Age distribution > Population aged 80 or over > Total 1.25 million
Ranked 87th.
51.64 million
Ranked 3rd. 41 times more than Singapore

Cities > Urban population 100,000
Ranked 1st. 18% more than United States
84,460
Ranked 54th.

Abortion > Abortion rate 12.6 abortions per 1,000 women
Ranked 15th.
20.8 abortions per 1,000 women
Ranked 3rd. 65% more than Singapore
Nationality > Adjective Singapore American
Sex ratio > Total population 0.96 male(s)/female
Ranked 156th.
0.97 male(s)/female
Ranked 143th. 1% more than Singapore

Age distribution > Population aged 5-14 > Percent 7.31%
Ranked 196th.
11.17%
Ranked 64th. 53% more than Singapore

Sex ratio > At birth 1.07 male(s)/female
Ranked 14th. 2% more than United States
1.05 male(s)/female
Ranked 94th.

Marriage, divorce and children > Marriages 27,936
Ranked 26th.
2.12 million
Ranked 2nd. 76 times more than Singapore

Age distribution > Population aged 80 or over > Percent 20.65%
Ranked 1st. 85% more than United States
11.18%
Ranked 93th.

Marriage, divorce and children > Marriages per thousand people 5.26
Ranked 25th.
6.8
Ranked 27th. 29% more than Singapore

Gender > Sex ratio at birth 1.07
Ranked 5th. 2% more than United States
1.05
Ranked 132nd.

Age distribution > Population aged 5-14 > Total 441,626
Ranked 127th.
51.62 million
Ranked 4th. 117 times more than Singapore

Migration > Net migration rate 6.88 migrant(s)/1,000 populati
Ranked 16th. 2 times more than United States
2.92 migrant(s)/1,000 populati
Ranked 29th.

Child labor > Children ages 5-14 29.4
Ranked 3rd. 18% more than United States
25
Ranked 5th.
Future population change -40,905
Ranked 153th.
563,170
Ranked 12th.

Urban population 4.34 million
Ranked 82nd.
239.5 million
Ranked 3rd. 55 times more than Singapore

Urbanization in 2015 100%
Ranked 1st. 23% more than United States
81%
Ranked 37th.
Migration > Net migration > Per capita 32,014.37 per 1 million people
Ranked 14th. 67% more than United States
19,148.45 per 1 million people
Ranked 34th.

Median age > Total 33.6 years
Ranked 76th.
37.2 years
Ranked 61st. 11% more than Singapore

Life expectancy at birth > Total population 84.07 years
Ranked 4th. 7% more than United States
78.62 years
Ranked 50th.

Marriage > Years being single before marriage > Women 27.9
Ranked 14th. 4% more than United States
26.9
Ranked 5th.
Age structure > 15-64 years 78.3%
Ranked 3rd. 18% more than United States
66.5%
Ranked 101st.

Literacy > Total population 95.9%
Ranked 91st.
99%
Ranked 35th. 3% more than Singapore

Dependency ratios > Youth dependency ratio 21.8%
Ranked 175th.
29.4%
Ranked 138th. 35% more than Singapore
Marriage > Years being single before marriage > Men 30.4
Ranked 13th. 6% more than United States
28.8
Ranked 6th.
Gender > Women aged 15-49 941,156
Ranked 123th.
89.8 million
Ranked 4th. 95 times more than Singapore

Age distribution > Child dependency ratio 21.61%
Ranked 196th.
29.52%
Ranked 37th. 37% more than Singapore

Housing > Average people per household 3.6
Ranked 3rd. 38% more than United States
2.6
Ranked 1st.
Percentage living in urban areas 100%
Ranked 1st. 25% more than United States
80%
Ranked 42nd.
Migration > Net migration 139,000
Ranked 31st.
5.68 million
Ranked 2nd. 41 times more than Singapore

Marriage > Minimum legal age > With parental consent > For Women <21 13
Population > CIA Factbook 4.61 million
Ranked 118th.
303.82 million
Ranked 4th. 66 times more than Singapore

Teenage pregancy rate 4.47
Ranked 177th.
34.96
Ranked 99th. 8 times more than Singapore

Gender empowerment 0.592
Ranked 23th.
0.757
Ranked 11th. 28% more than Singapore
Population density 6,943.19
Ranked 2nd. 209 times more than United States
33.22
Ranked 145th.

Sex ratio > Under 15 years 1.05 male(s)/female
Ranked 63th. 1% more than United States
1.04 male(s)/female
Ranked 118th.

Infant mortality rate > Total 2.59 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 219th.
5.9 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 173th. 2 times more than Singapore

Age structure > 25-54 years 50.1%
Ranked 7th. 25% more than United States
40.2%
Ranked 117th.
Gender > Global Gender Gap Index 0.7
Ranked 58th.
0.739
Ranked 23th. 6% more than Singapore

Age structure > 15-24 years 18.2%
Ranked 100th. 33% more than United States
13.7%
Ranked 169th.
Gender > Gender inequality index 0.101
Ranked 133th.
0.256
Ranked 103th. 3 times more than Singapore
Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of origin 80
Ranked 128th.
2,368
Ranked 68th. 30 times more than Singapore

Fertility > Fertility rate, total > Births per woman 1.2
Ranked 196th.
1.89
Ranked 134th. 58% more than Singapore

Age structure > 55-64 years 9.9%
Ranked 76th.
12.3%
Ranked 43th. 24% more than Singapore
Marriage > Minimum legal age > Without parental consent > For Women 21
Ranked 2nd. 17% more than United States
18
Ranked 52nd.
Marriage > Minimum legal age > With parental consent > For Men <21 14
Gender > Female population per thousand people 506.78
Ranked 68th.
513.11
Ranked 32nd. 1% more than Singapore

Future population > Males 2.59 million
Ranked 119th.
180.46 million
Ranked 3rd. 70 times more than Singapore

Fertility > Birth rate, crude > Per 1,000 people 9.5
Ranked 186th.
12.7
Ranked 144th. 34% more than Singapore

Sex ratio > 15-64 years 0.96
Ranked 172nd.
1
Ranked 105th. 4% more than Singapore

Child labor > Children ages 5-14 per million people 6.08
Ranked 4th. 73 times more than United States
0.0838
Ranked 10th.
Dependency ratios > Total dependency ratio 35.6%
Ranked 191st.
50.4%
Ranked 119th. 42% more than Singapore
Population density > People per sq. km of land area 7,405.29 sq. km
Ranked 3rd. 217 times more than United States
34.06 sq. km
Ranked 158th.

Age distribution > Population aged 15-64 > Total per thousand people 736.79
Ranked 9th. 9% more than United States
677.3
Ranked 56th.

Drinking water source > Improved > Total 100% of population
Ranked 4th. 1% more than United States
99% of population
Ranked 12th.
Age distribution > Population aged 15-24 > Total per thousand people 135.47
Ranked 160th.
142.08
Ranked 154th. 5% more than Singapore

Marriage > Percent married > All > Female > Aged 15-19 1%
Ranked 26th.
5.9%
Ranked 14th. 6 times more than Singapore

Life expectancy at birth > Female 86.64 years
Ranked 4th. 7% more than United States
81.17 years
Ranked 53th.

Hospital bed density 2.7 beds/1,000 population
Ranked 28th.
3 beds/1,000 population
Ranked 37th. 11% more than Singapore

Marriage, divorce and children > Contraception use among married women > Any method 62%
Ranked 14th.
76.4%
Ranked 4th. 23% more than Singapore

Contraceptive prevalence rate 62%
Ranked 37th.
76.4%
Ranked 16th. 23% more than Singapore
Dependency ratios > Potential support ratio 7.2
Ranked 135th. 50% more than United States
4.8
Ranked 158th.
Births > Teen motherhood rate 58%
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than United States
8%
Ranked 4th.

Nobel prize laureates 0.0
Ranked 33th.
270
Ranked 1st.
Marriage, divorce and children > Marriageable age > Females 21
Ranked 1st. 17% more than United States
18
Ranked 36th.
Overseas Chinese > 2005 Population 2.68 million
Ranked 5th.
3.38 million
Ranked 4th. 26% more than Singapore
Urbanization 100
Ranked 1st. 30% more than United States
77
Ranked 44th.
Dependency ratios > Elderly dependency ratio 13.8%
Ranked 62nd.
21%
Ranked 37th. 52% more than Singapore
Sex ratio > 65 years and over 0.82 male(s)/female
Ranked 89th. 6% more than United States
0.77 male(s)/female
Ranked 132nd.

Fertility > Mortality rate, infant > Per 1,000 live births 2.3
Ranked 187th.
6
Ranked 149th. 3 times more than Singapore

Age distribution > Population aged 60 or over > Total per thousand people 141.06
Ranked 59th.
186.84
Ranked 39th. 32% more than Singapore

Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of asylum 7
Ranked 146th.
275,461
Ranked 10th. 39352 times more than Singapore

Age distribution > Population aged 0-14 > Total per thousand people 173.5
Ranked 155th.
200.26
Ranked 139th. 15% more than Singapore

Population in largest city 4.33 million
Ranked 32nd.
18.72 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Singapore

Population, total 5.31 million
Ranked 116th.
313.91 million
Ranked 4th. 59 times more than Singapore

Gender ratio > Whole population 98.7%
Ranked 143th.
103.3%
Ranked 65th. 5% more than Singapore

Literacy > Female 93.8%
Ranked 33th.
99%
Ranked 15th. 6% more than Singapore
Urban and rural > Females living in cities proper 1.91 million
Ranked 2nd. 19 times more than United States
103,121
Ranked 24th.

Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of asylum > Per capita 0.002 per 1,000 people
Ranked 140th.
0.92 per 1,000 people
Ranked 66th. 460 times more than Singapore

Life expectancy at birth > Male 81.67 years
Ranked 2nd. 7% more than United States
76.19 years
Ranked 48th.

Net migration 400,000
Ranked 19th.
5 million
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Singapore

Marriage > Percent married > All > Male > Aged 15-19 0.1%
Ranked 30th.
4.2%
Ranked 5th. 42 times more than Singapore

Maternal mortality rate 3 deaths/100,000 live births
Ranked 179th.
21 deaths/100,000 live births
Ranked 135th. 7 times more than Singapore

Urban and rural > Males living in cities proper 1.86 million
Ranked 2nd. 20 times more than United States
92,855
Ranked 27th.

Population > CIA Factbook per capita 0.952
Ranked 157th.
0.999
Ranked 94th. 5% more than Singapore

Immigration > Cultural Diversity Index 0.388
Ranked 59th. 43% more than United States
0.271
Ranked 78th.
Fertility > Adolescent fertility rate > Births per 1,000 women ages 15-19 6.03
Ranked 177th.
32.73
Ranked 105th. 5 times more than Singapore

Languages Mandarin (official) 35%, English (official) 23%, Malay (official) 14.1%, Hokkien 11.4%, Cantonese 5.7%, Teochew 4.9%, Tamil (official) 3.2%, other Chinese dialects 1.8%, other 0.9% English 82.1%, Spanish 10.7%, other Indo-European 3.8%, Asian and Pacific island 2.7%, other 0.7%
Age distribution > Population aged 15-59 > Total per thousand people 685.89
Ranked 15th. 10% more than United States
622.34
Ranked 81st.

Age distribution > Population aged 0-4 > Total per thousand people 51.55
Ranked 169th.
66.08
Ranked 135th. 28% more than Singapore

Marriage, divorce and children > Minimum legal marrying age > With parental consent > For Women <21 13
Future population > Females 2.61 million
Ranked 119th.
185.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 71 times more than Singapore

Fertility > Number of maternal deaths 2
Ranked 165th.
880
Ranked 45th. 440 times more than Singapore

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 > Total 12.9%
Ranked 83th.
17.3%
Ranked 71st. 34% more than Singapore

Age distribution > Population aged 80 or over > Total per thousand people 18.76
Ranked 62nd.
36.67
Ranked 30th. 95% more than Singapore

Marriage, divorce and children > Teen marriage rate > Women 0.4
Ranked 33th.
2.8
Ranked 13th. 7 times more than Singapore
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 > Female 16.6%
Ranked 39th. 6% more than United States
15.7%
Ranked 43th.

Gender > Male population per thousand people 493.67
Ranked 122nd.
496.34
Ranked 103th. 1% more than Singapore

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
Marriage, divorce and children > Childless women, aged 40-44 7%
Ranked 5th.
18%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Singapore

Children under the age of 5 years underweight 3.3%
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than United States
1.3%
Ranked 14th.

Marriage, divorce and children > Years spent single before marriage > Females 26.5 years
Ranked 6th. 1% more than United States
26.3 years
Ranked 8th.
Education expenditures 3.3% of GDP
Ranked 2nd.
5.4% of GDP
Ranked 36th. 64% more than Singapore

Number of infant deaths 0.0
Ranked 129th.
25,000
Ranked 39th.

Number of under-five deaths 0.0
Ranked 136th.
29,000
Ranked 43th.

GDP per capita > Current US$ $51,709.45
Ranked 11th.
$51,748.56
Ranked 10th. The same as Singapore

Cities > Urban population per thousand people 1.93e-05
Ranked 87th. 73 times more than United States
2.64e-07
Ranked 214th.

Density and urbanisation > Urban population 4.99 million
Ranked 75th.
251.75 million
Ranked 4th. 50 times more than Singapore

Age distribution > Population aged 65 or over > Total per thousand people 90.15
Ranked 62nd.
131.88
Ranked 41st. 46% more than Singapore

Urbanization > Rate of urbanization None None
Immigration > Country of birth of Australian resident population 49,819
Ranked 21st.
64,832
Ranked 16th. 30% more than Singapore
Infant mortality rate > Female 2.44 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 218th.
5.22 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 172nd. 2 times more than Singapore

Age structure > 15-64 years > From total 76.5%
Ranked 4th. 14% more than United States
67.1%
Ranked 75th.

Cities > Urban areas over 1,000,000 1
Ranked 49th.
41
Ranked 3rd. 41 times more than Singapore
Gender ratio > Babies 93.4%
Ranked 180th.
95.2%
Ranked 116th. 2% more than Singapore

Urban population per 1000 1,017.82
Ranked 3rd. 26% more than United States
810.44
Ranked 33th.

Median age > Both sexes 39.6
Ranked 39th. 7% more than United States
36.9
Ranked 3rd.
Age structure > 0-14 years > Males 353,333
Ranked 139th.
31.26 million
Ranked 6th. 88 times more than Singapore

Age structure > 65 years and over > Males 177,378
Ranked 97th.
16.26 million
Ranked 4th. 92 times more than Singapore

Urbanization > Urban population None None
Population in largest city > Per capita 0.996 per capita
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than United States
0.063 per capita
Ranked 105th.

Infant mortality rate > Male 2.73 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 218th.
6.55 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 169th. 2 times more than Singapore

Literacy > Male 98%
Ranked 70th.
99%
Ranked 44th. 1% more than Singapore

Cities > Urban areas over 2,000,000 1
Ranked 33th.
21
Ranked 2nd. 21 times more than Singapore
Sanitation facility access > Improved > Total 100% of population
Ranked 1st. The same as United States
100% of population
Ranked 3rd.

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 > Male 9.9%
Ranked 97th.
18.7%
Ranked 52nd. 89% more than Singapore

Number of infant deaths per 1000 0.0
Ranked 129th.
0.0796
Ranked 117th.

Total Population per capita 1.05
Ranked 47th. 4% more than United States
1.01
Ranked 94th.
Age structure > 0-14 years > Males per 1000 73.01
Ranked 187th.
102.79
Ranked 142nd. 41% more than Singapore

Age structure > 65 years and over > From total 8.7%
Ranked 75th.
12.7%
Ranked 49th. 46% more than Singapore

Charity > World Giving Index > Volunteered time 8%
Ranked 112th.
42%
Ranked 7th. 5 times more than Singapore
Immigration > Nationality compositions of Canada, share of immigrants 0.2%
Ranked 66th.
4%
Ranked 6th. 20 times more than Singapore
Marriage, divorce and children > Marriageable age > Males 21
Ranked 3rd. 17% more than United States
18
Ranked 37th.
Gender ratio > Aged over 80 > Women per 100 men 149.6
Ranked 113th.
186.6
Ranked 57th. 25% more than Singapore

Gender ratio > Aged over 60 > Women per 100 men 113.1
Ranked 143th.
129.9
Ranked 64th. 15% more than Singapore

Religions Buddhist 42.5%, Muslim 14.9%, Taoist 8.5%, Hindu 4%, Catholic 4.8%, other Christian 9.8%, other 0.7%, none 14.8% Protestant 51.3%, Roman Catholic 23.9%, Mormon 1.7%, other Christian 1.6%, Jewish 1.7%, Buddhist 0.7%, Muslim 0.6%, other or unspecified 2.5%, unaffiliated 12.1%, none 4%
Urban population > Per capita 1 per capita
Ranked 1st. 24% more than United States
0.808 per capita
Ranked 33th.

Mortality rate, adult, male > Per 1,000 male adults 75.39
Ranked 149th.
134.94
Ranked 138th. 79% more than Singapore

Immigration > Ethnic Fractionalization Index 0.388
Ranked 90th.
0.491
Ranked 78th. 27% more than Singapore
Immigration > Visa overstay rate > Australia 0.26
Ranked 144th.
0.51
Ranked 124th. 96% more than Singapore

Population in urban agglomerations > More than 1 million 4.33 million
Ranked 41st.
128.33 million
Ranked 2nd. 30 times more than Singapore

Gender development 0.88
Ranked 23th.
0.937
Ranked 4th. 6% more than Singapore
Marriage, divorce and children > Contraception use among married women > Any method > Percentage 62%
Ranked 14th.
76.4%
Ranked 4th. 23% more than Singapore

Marriage, divorce and children > Contraception use among married women > Condom 22%
Ranked 4th. 86% more than United States
11.8%
Ranked 5th.

Median age > Male 33.5 years
Ranked 71st.
35.9 years
Ranked 61st. 7% more than Singapore

Marriage, divorce and children > Teen marriage rate > Men 0.1
Ranked 27th.
1.5
Ranked 3rd. 15 times more than Singapore
Density and urbanisation > Rural population 0.0
Ranked 192nd.
55.26 million
Ranked 10th.

Age structure > 15-64 years > Females per 1000 373.9
Ranked 10th. 11% more than United States
335.95
Ranked 61st.

Age structure > 65 years and over > Females per 1000 45.8
Ranked 64th.
73.75
Ranked 44th. 61% more than Singapore

Age structure > 0-14 years > From total 14.8%
Ranked 201st.
20.1%
Ranked 157th. 36% more than Singapore

Age structure > 65 years and over > Females 221,632
Ranked 100th.
22.43 million
Ranked 4th. 101 times more than Singapore

Charity > World Giving Index > Donated money, percent 29%
Ranked 52nd.
57%
Ranked 13th. 97% more than Singapore
Immigration > Country of birth of Australian resident population per thousand people 11.32
Ranked 12th. 52 times more than United States
0.217
Ranked 43th.
Female population > Age 15-19 133,357
Ranked 137th.
10.45 million
Ranked 4th. 78 times more than Singapore
Median age > Female 33.7 years
Ranked 82nd.
38.5 years
Ranked 58th. 14% more than Singapore

Renewable internal freshwater resources per capita > Cubic meters 115.75
Ranked 163th.
9,044
Ranked 51st. 78 times more than Singapore

Cities > Rate of urbanization 1.2%
Ranked 142nd.
1.3%
Ranked 137th. 8% more than Singapore
Sanitation facility access > Improved > Urban 100% of population
Ranked 1st. The same as United States
100% of population
Ranked 15th.

Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of origin > Per capita 23.65 per 1 million people
Ranked 135th. 3 times more than United States
7.03 per 1 million people
Ranked 153th.

Gender > Women aged 15-49 per thousand people 273.18
Ranked 37th. 13% more than United States
241.41
Ranked 133th.

Fertility > Mortality rate, under-5, male > Per 1,000 live births 3.1
Ranked 189th.
7.8
Ranked 149th. 3 times more than Singapore

Marriage, divorce and children > Marriageable age > Notes 18 with parental consent; below 18 with special marriage license. Generally 18, but varies by state. Most states allow minors to marry with judicial and/or parental consent. Main article: Age of marriage in United States of America
Immigration > Visas > Visa requirements for > British citizens Visa not required Visa Waiver Program
Future population > Males per thousand people 454.77
Ranked 175th.
501
Ranked 73th. 10% more than Singapore
International migrant stock, total per 1000 387.43
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than United States
138.41
Ranked 46th.

International migrant stock, total 1.97 million
Ranked 26th.
42.81 million
Ranked 2nd. 22 times more than Singapore

Male population > Age 95-99 per million 282.95
Ranked 14th.
336.27
Ranked 7th. 19% more than Singapore
Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted 30
Ranked 126th. 76% more than United States
17
Ranked 135th.
Immigration > Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Enlarged Jewish population 500
Ranked 74th.
8.3 million
Ranked 1st. 16600 times more than Singapore
Fertility > Lifetime risk of maternal death > 1 in: rate varies by country 25,300
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than United States
2,400
Ranked 49th.

Immigration > Ethnic Fractionalization Index per million people 0.0943
Ranked 38th. 56 times more than United States
0.00169
Ranked 140th.
Immigration > Nationality compositions of > Norway 391
Ranked 102nd.
8,424
Ranked 25th. 22 times more than Singapore
Fertility > Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 69
Ranked 22nd. 33% more than United States
52
Ranked 83th.
Widows > Proportion of age group > All > Men > Aged 30 to 39 0.4%
Ranked 10th. The same as United States
0.4%
Ranked 13th.

Age structure > 0-14 years > Females 329,005
Ranked 140th.
29.89 million
Ranked 6th. 91 times more than Singapore

Age structure > 65 years and over > Males per 1000 36.65
Ranked 66th.
53.48
Ranked 43th. 46% more than Singapore

Immigration > Nationality compositions of > Canada 9,880
Ranked 83th.
250,535
Ranked 7th. 25 times more than Singapore
Charity > World Giving Index > Helped a stranger, percent 24%
Ranked 138th.
71%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Singapore
Male population > Age 90-94 per million 1,002.39
Ranked 20th.
1,417.61
Ranked 11th. 41% more than Singapore
Total Population > Female 2.3 million
Ranked 119th.
151.78 million
Ranked 3rd. 66 times more than Singapore
Migration > International migrant stock > Total 1.49 million
Ranked 27th.
39.27 million
Ranked 2nd. 26 times more than Singapore

Marriage, divorce and children > Years spent single before marriage > Males 30 years
Ranked 6th. 5% more than United States
28.6 years
Ranked 8th.
Future population > Females per thousand people 449.78
Ranked 175th.
516.35
Ranked 57th. 15% more than Singapore
Women > Maternal mortality ratio > Reported 6
Ranked 138th.
8
Ranked 132nd. 33% more than Singapore
Gender ratio > Aged over 60 113.1%
Ranked 143th.
129.9%
Ranked 64th. 15% more than Singapore

Gender > Gender ratio aged over 65 118.6
Ranked 141st.
138
Ranked 60th. 16% more than Singapore

Gender > Gender ratio aged over 80 149.6
Ranked 113th.
186.6
Ranked 57th. 25% more than Singapore

Male population > Age 15-19 per 1000 32.79
Ranked 169th.
37.27
Ranked 155th. 14% more than Singapore
Female population > Age 30-34 per 1000 52.79
Ranked 3rd. 62% more than United States
32.69
Ranked 139th.
Female population > Age 25-29 177,208
Ranked 115th.
10.02 million
Ranked 4th. 57 times more than Singapore
Female population > Age 10-14 per 1000 29.57
Ranked 174th.
33.92
Ranked 150th. 15% more than Singapore
Male population > Age 25-29 165,937
Ranked 120th.
10.34 million
Ranked 4th. 62 times more than Singapore
Total population > Age 15-19 per 1000 64.05
Ranked 171st.
72.63
Ranked 156th. 13% more than Singapore
Total population > Age 10-14 per 1000 61.04
Ranked 172nd.
69.51
Ranked 151st. 14% more than Singapore
Female population > Age 15-19 per 1000 31.26
Ranked 172nd.
35.37
Ranked 156th. 13% more than Singapore
Total population > Age 100-104 746
Ranked 28th.
78,265
Ranked 1st. 105 times more than Singapore
Total population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 5.8
Ranked 203th.
6.88
Ranked 172nd. 19% more than Singapore
Density and urbanisation > Urban population > % of total 100%
Ranked 1st. 24% more than United States
80.8%
Ranked 37th.

Density and urbanisation > Urban population growth > Annual % 3.02%
Ranked 50th. 2 times more than United States
1.33%
Ranked 131st.

Structure > Population ages 65 and above > % of total 9.77%
Ranked 54th.
12.78%
Ranked 42nd. 31% more than Singapore

Structure > Population > Female > % of total 49.75%
Ranked 136th.
50.66%
Ranked 71st. 2% more than Singapore

Density and urbanisation > Population in urban agglomerations of more than 1 million > % of total population 94.97%
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
44.64%
Ranked 9th.

Total population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 2.96
Ranked 87th.
4.52
Ranked 44th. 53% more than Singapore
Female population > Age 90-94 per 1000 2.06
Ranked 33th.
3.62
Ranked 14th. 76% more than Singapore
Male population > Age 60-64 per 1000 15.67
Ranked 68th.
21.8
Ranked 36th. 39% more than Singapore
Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males 105
Ranked 112th.
108
Ranked 60th. 3% more than Singapore
Urbanization in 1975 100%
Ranked 1st. 36% more than United States
73.7%
Ranked 22nd.
Female population > Age 40-44 247,225
Ranked 82nd.
11.24 million
Ranked 3rd. 45 times more than Singapore
Male population > Age 15-19 139,873
Ranked 137th.
11.01 million
Ranked 4th. 79 times more than Singapore
Male population > Age 90-94 4,276
Ranked 32nd.
418,928
Ranked 1st. 98 times more than Singapore
Total population > Age 85-89 > % of the total 0.6
Ranked 47th.
1.12
Ranked 24th. 87% more than Singapore
HIV/AIDS > Deaths fewer than 100 17000
Cities > Urban areas over 500,000 per million people 0.183
Ranked 58th.
0.234
Ranked 29th. 28% more than Singapore
Age structure > 15-64 years > Males per 1000 354.87
Ranked 35th. 6% more than United States
334.85
Ranked 68th.

Male population > Age 20-24 per 1000 33.89
Ranked 168th.
36.39
Ranked 154th. 7% more than Singapore
Population growth > Annual % 2.39%
Ranked 34th. 2 times more than United States
0.96%
Ranked 122nd.

Female population > Age 85-89 per 1000 3.94
Ranked 43th.
7.48
Ranked 21st. 90% more than Singapore
Labor participation rate, male > % of male population ages 15+ 77.5%
Ranked 70th. 12% more than United States
69.3%
Ranked 131st.

Total population > Age 10-14 260,404
Ranked 139th.
20.54 million
Ranked 4th. 79 times more than Singapore
Refugee population by country or territory of asylum 3
Ranked 162nd.
264,763
Ranked 12th. 88254 times more than Singapore

Total population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 6.08
Ranked 203th.
7.19
Ranked 176th. 18% more than Singapore
Total population 4.49 million
Ranked 119th.
298.44 million
Ranked 3rd. 66 times more than Singapore
Age structure > 15-64 years > Males 1.72 million
Ranked 111th.
101.83 million
Ranked 4th. 59 times more than Singapore

Population in the largest city > % of urban population 99.63%
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than United States
7.82%
Ranked 112th.

Age structure > 15-64 years > Females 1.81 million
Ranked 106th.
102.16 million
Ranked 4th. 56 times more than Singapore

Total population > Age 95-99 4,202
Ranked 34th.
442,687
Ranked 1st. 105 times more than Singapore
Female population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 2.76
Ranked 59th.
3.12
Ranked 34th. 13% more than Singapore
Female population > Age 65-69 64,112
Ranked 112th.
5.54 million
Ranked 3rd. 86 times more than Singapore
Male population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 4.49
Ranked 13th. 36% more than United States
3.29
Ranked 160th.
Population in urban agglomerations > More than 1 million > Per capita 0.996 per capita
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
0.433 per capita
Ranked 12th.

Female population > Age 70-74 50,516
Ranked 105th.
4.7 million
Ranked 3rd. 93 times more than Singapore
Female population > Age 60-64 66,120
Ranked 113th.
7.06 million
Ranked 3rd. 107 times more than Singapore
Women > Skilled attendant at delivery % 100
Ranked 1st. 1% more than United States
99
Ranked 40th.
Male population > Age 80-84 per 1000 4.3
Ranked 74th.
7.24
Ranked 34th. 68% more than Singapore
Density and urbanisation > Population in the largest city > % of urban population 94.97%
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than United States
7.67%
Ranked 109th.

GDP per capita > Constant 2000 US$ $33,988.51
Ranked 22nd.
$45,335.90
Ranked 10th. 33% more than Singapore

Labor participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15+ 59%
Ranked 58th. 4% more than United States
56.8%
Ranked 66th.

Labor force, female > % of total labor force 44.19%
Ranked 93th.
46.3%
Ranked 60th. 5% more than Singapore

Female population > Age 25-29 per 1000 41.54
Ranked 70th. 22% more than United States
33.92
Ranked 155th.
Refugee population by country or territory of origin per 1000 0.0129
Ranked 155th. 7% more than United States
0.0121
Ranked 157th.

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