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Geography, Government, Economy, Communications & Transportation, Military & Transnational Issues.
Population
Definition - World rank and map
4,590,310 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
89.7 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 14.7% (male 347,679/female 326,091)
15-64 years: 70.6% (male 1,634,053/female 1,606,341)
65 years and over: 14.7% (male 277,504/female 398,642) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 39.4 years
male: 38.2 years
female: 40.5 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.666% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
8.82 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
8.54 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
6.38 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.7 male(s)/female
total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 9.34 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 10.71 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 7.87 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
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total population: 78.33 years
male: 74.74 years
female: 82.19 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
1.24 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
less than 0.1% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
900 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
100 (2001 est.)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Bosnian(s), Herzegovinian(s)
adjective: Bosnian, Herzegovinian
Ethnic groups
Definition
Bosniak 48%, Serb 37.1%, Croat 14.3%, other 0.6% (2000)
note: Bosniak has replaced Muslim as an ethnic term in part to avoid confusion with the religious term Muslim - an adherent of Islam
Religions
Definition
Muslim 40%, Orthodox 31%, Roman Catholic 15%, other 14%
Languages
Definition
Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 96.7%
male: 99%
female: 94.4% (2000 est.)


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