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Albania:
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Population
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3,619,778 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
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132.1 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
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0-14 years: 23.6% (male 447,126/female 406,757)
15-64 years: 66.9% (male 1,239,819/female 1,180,720)
65 years and over: 9.5% (male 160,241/female 185,115) (2008 est.)
Median Age
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total: 29.5 years
male: 28.9 years
female: 30.2 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.538% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
15.22 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
5.44 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
-4.41 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.1 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.1 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.87 male(s)/female
total population: 1.04 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 19.31 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 19.74 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 18.83 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
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total population: 77.78 years
male: 75.12 years
female: 80.71 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
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2.02 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
NA
Nationality
Definition
noun: Albanian(s)
adjective: Albanian
Ethnic groups
Definition
Albanian 95%, Greek 3%, other 2% (Vlach, Roma (Gypsy), Serb, Macedonian, Bulgarian) (1989 est.)
note: in 1989, other estimates of the Greek population ranged from 1% (official Albanian statistics) to 12% (from a Greek organization)
Religions
Definition
Muslim 70%, Albanian Orthodox 20%, Roman Catholic 10%
note: percentages are estimates; there are no available current statistics on religious affiliation; all mosques and churches were closed in 1967 and religious observances prohibited; in November 1990, Albania began allowing private religious practice
Languages
Definition
Albanian (official - derived from Tosk dialect), Greek, Vlach, Romani, Slavic dialects
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 9 and over can read and write
total population: 98.7%
male: 99.2%
female: 98.3% (2001 census)


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