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Population: 59 309 (July 1998 est.)

Age structure:

0-14 years: 26% (male 7 814; female 7 709)

15-64 years: 68% (male 22 099; female 18 487)

65 years and over: 6% (male 1 476; female 1 724) (July 1998 est.)

Population growth rate: 0.9% (1998 est.)

Birth rate: 15.83 births/1 000 population (1998 est.)

Death rate: 6.88 deaths/1 000 population (1998 est.)

Net migration rate: 0 migrant(s)/1 000 population (1998 est.)

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.01 male(s)/female

under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female

15-64 years: 1.2 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 0.86 male(s)/female (1998 est.)

Infant mortality rate: 21.33 deaths/1 000 live births (1998 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 69.46 years

male: 65.29 years

female: 73.65 years (1998 est.)

Total fertility rate: 2.17 children born/woman (1998 est.)

Nationality:

noun: Greenlander(s)

adjective: Greenlandic

Ethnic groups: Greenlander 87% (Eskimos and Greenland-born whites) Danish and others 13%

Religions: Evangelical Lutheran

Languages: Eskimo dialects Danish Greenlandic (an Inuit dialect)

Literacy: NA

note: similar to Denmark proper

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