People in Estonia

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Population: 1 421 335 (July 1998 est.)

Age structure:

0-14 years: 19% (male 136 278; female 131 480)

15-64 years: 67% (male 456 796; female 492 946)

65 years and over: 14% (male 66 261; female 137 574) (July 1998 est.)

Population growth rate: -0.99% (1998 est.)

Birth rate: 9.04 births/1 000 population (1998 est.)

Death rate: 0 deaths/1 000 population (1998 est.)

Net migration rate: -4.76 migrant(s)/1 000 population (1998 est.)

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female

under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female

15-64 years: 0.92 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 0.48 male(s)/female (1998 est.)

Infant mortality rate: 13.98 deaths/1 000 live births (1998 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 68.52 years

male: 62.5 years

female: 74.83 years (1998 est.)

Total fertility rate: 1.29 children born/woman (1998 est.)

Nationality:

noun: Estonian(s)

adjective: Estonian

Ethnic groups: Estonian 64.2% Russian 28.7% Ukrainian 2.7% Byelorussian 1.5% Finn 1% other 1.9% (1995)

Religions: Evangelical Lutheran Russian Orthodox Estonian Orthodox others include Baptist Methodist 7th Day Adventist Roman Catholic Pentecostal Word of Life 7th Day Baptist Judaism

Languages: Estonian (official) Russian Ukrainian other

Literacy:

definition: age 15 and over can read and write

total population: 100%

male: 100%

female: 100% (1989 est.)

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