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United Kingdom People

United Kingdom    People Top of Page
Population: 59,647,790 (July 2001 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years:  18.89% (male 5,778,415; female 5,486,114)

15-64 years:  65.41% (male 19,712,932; female 19,304,771)

65 years and over:  15.7% (male 3,895,921; female 5,469,637) (2001 est.)
Population growth rate: 0.23% (2001 est.)
Birth rate: 11.54 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate: 10.35 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate: 1.07 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth:  1.05 male(s)/female

under 15 years:  1.05 male(s)/female

15-64 years:  1.02 male(s)/female

65 years and over:  0.71 male(s)/female

total population:  0.97 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate: 5.54 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population:  77.82 years

male:  75.13 years

female:  80.66 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate: 1.73 children born/woman (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.11% (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 31,000 (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: 450 (1999 est.)
Nationality: noun:  Briton(s), British (collective plural)

adjective:  British
Ethnic groups: English 81.5%, Scottish 9.6%, Irish 2.4%, Welsh 1.9%, Ulster 1.8%, West Indian, Indian, Pakistani, and other 2.8%
Religions: Anglican 27 million, Roman Catholic 9 million, Muslim 1 million, Presbyterian 800,000, Methodist 760,000, Sikh 400,000, Hindu 350,000, Jewish 300,000 (1991 est.)
Languages: English, Welsh (about 26% of the population of Wales), Scottish form of Gaelic (about 60,000 in Scotland)
Literacy: definition:  age 15 and over has completed five or more years of schooling

total population:  99% (1978 est.)

male:  NA%

female:  NA%


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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