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Population: 4 494 749 (July 2006 est.)

Age structure:

0-14 years: 16,2% (male 373 638; female 354 261)

15-64 years: 67% (male 1 497 958; female 1 592 485)

65 years and over: 16,8% (male 288 480; female 465 098) (July 2006 est.)

Population growth rate: -0.03% (2006 est.)

Birth rate: 9.61 births/1 000 population (2006 est.)

Death rate: 11.48 deaths/1 000 population (2006 est.)

Net migration rate: 1.58 migrant(s)/1 000 population (2006 est.)

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female

under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female

15-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 0.62 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

Infant mortality rate: 6.72 deaths/1 000 live births (2006 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 74.68 years

male: 71.03 years

female: 78.53 years (2006 est.)

Total fertility rate: 1.4 children born/woman (2006 est.)

Nationality:

noun: Croat(s)

adjective: Croatian

Ethnic groups: Croat 89.6% Serb 4.5% other 5.9% (including Bosniak, Hungarian, Slovene, Czech, and Roma) (2001)

Religions: Catholic 87.8% Orthodox 4.4% Slavic Muslim 1.3% Protestant 0.4% others and unknown 6.1%

Languages: Croatian 96% other 4% (including Serbian Italian Hungarian Czech Slovak and German)

Literacy:

definition: age 15 and over can read and write

total population: 98.5%

male: 99%

female: 98% (2003 est.)

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