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    Albania People

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    Population: 3,510,484 (July 2001 est.)
    Age structure: 0-14 years:  29.53% (male 536,495; female 500,026)

    15-64 years:  63.48% (male 1,073,351; female 1,155,115)

    65 years and over:  6.99% (male 107,476; female 138,021) (2001 est.)
    Population growth rate: 0.88% (2001 est.)
    Birth rate: 19.01 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
    Death rate: 6.5 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
    Net migration rate: -3.69 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
    Sex ratio: at birth:  1.08 male(s)/female

    under 15 years:  1.07 male(s)/female

    15-64 years:  0.93 male(s)/female

    65 years and over:  0.78 male(s)/female

    total population:  0.96 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
    Infant mortality rate: 39.99 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
    Life expectancy at birth: total population:  71.83 years

    male:  69.01 years

    female:  74.87 years (2001 est.)
    Total fertility rate: 2.32 children born/woman (2001 est.)
    HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: less than 0.01% (1999 est.)
    HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: less than 100 (2000 est.)
    HIV/AIDS - deaths: less than 100 (1999 est.)
    Nationality: noun:  Albanian(s)

    adjective:  Albanian
    Ethnic groups: Albanian 95%, Greeks 3%, other 2% (Vlachs, Gypsies, Serbs, and Bulgarians) (1989 est.)

    note:  in 1989, other estimates of the Greek population ranged from 1% (official Albanian statistics) to 12% (from a Greek organization)
    Religions: Muslim 70%, Albanian Orthodox 20%, Roman Catholic 10%

    note:  all mosques and churches were closed in 1967 and religious observances prohibited; in November 1990, Albania began allowing private religious practice
    Languages: Albanian (Tosk is the official dialect), Greek
    Literacy: definition:  age 9 and over can read and write

    total population:  93% (1997 est.)

    male:  NA%

    female:  NA%


    Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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