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Italy People

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Population: 57,679,825 (July 2001 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years:  14.17% (male 4,209,102; female 3,964,765)

15-64 years:  67.48% (male 19,375,742; female 19,546,332)

65 years and over:  18.35% (male 4,368,264; female 6,215,620) (2001 est.)
Population growth rate: 0.07% (2001 est.)
Birth rate: 9.05 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate: 10.07 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate: 1.73 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth:  1.07 male(s)/female

under 15 years:  1.06 male(s)/female

15-64 years:  0.99 male(s)/female

65 years and over:  0.7 male(s)/female

total population:  0.94 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate: 5.84 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population:  79.14 years

male:  75.97 years

female:  82.52 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate: 1.18 children born/woman (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.35% (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 95,000 (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: 1,000 (1999 est.)
Nationality: noun:  Italian(s)

adjective:  Italian
Ethnic groups: Italian (includes small clusters of German-, French-, and Slovene-Italians in the north and Albanian-Italians and Greek-Italians in the south)
Religions: predominately Roman Catholic with mature Protestant and Jewish communities and a growing Muslim immigrant community
Languages: Italian (official), German (parts of Trentino-Alto Adige region are predominantly German speaking), French (small French-speaking minority in Valle d'Aosta region), Slovene (Slovene-speaking minority in the Trieste-Gorizia area)
Literacy: definition:  age 15 and over can read and write

total population:  98% (1998)

male:  NA%

female:  NA%


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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