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Demographics of the Republic of Macedonia

Population: 2,041,467 (July 2000 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 23% (male 248,400; female 230,091)
15-64 years: 67% (male 684,025; female 678,014)
65 years and over: 10% (male 89,539; female 111,398) (2000 est.)

Population growth rate: 0.04% (2000 est.)

Birth rate: 13.73 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Death rate: 7.69 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Net migration rate: -5.66 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.08 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.8 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

Infant mortality rate: 13.35 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 73.79 years
male: 71.58 years
female: 76.19 years (2000 est.)

Total fertility rate: 1.82 children born/woman (2000 est.)

Nationality:
noun: Macedonian(s) Slavs
adjective: Macedonian

Ethnic groups: Macedonian Slavs 66.6%, Albanian 22.7%, Turkish 4%, Roma 2.2%, Serb 2.1%, other 2.4% (1994)

Religions: Macedonian Slavs Orthodox 67%, Muslim 30%, other 3%

Languages: Macedonian Slavs 70%, Albanian 21%, Turkish 3%, Serbo-Croatian 3%, other 3%

Literacy:
definition: NA
total population: NA%
male: NA%
female: NA%

See also : Macedonia



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