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Iceland:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
304,367 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
3 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 21% (male 32,500/female 31,566)
15-64 years: 67% (male 103,231/female 100,545)
65 years and over: 12% (male 16,530/female 19,995) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 34.8 years
male: 34.4 years
female: 35.3 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.783% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
13.5 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
6.81 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
1.13 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.04 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.83 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 3.25 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 3.39 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3.1 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
Definition - World rank and map
total population: 80.55 years
male: 78.43 years
female: 82.76 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
1.91 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.2% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
220 (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
fewer than 100 (2003 est.)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Icelander(s)
adjective: Icelandic
Ethnic groups
Definition
homogeneous mixture of descendants of Norse and Celts 94%, population of foreign origin 6%
Religions
Definition
Lutheran Church of Iceland 85.5%, Reykjavik Free Church 2.1%, Roman Catholic Church 2%, Hafnarfjorour Free Church 1.5%, other Christian 2.7%, other or unspecified 3.8%, unaffiliated 2.4% (2004)
Languages
Definition
Icelandic, English, Nordic languages, German widely spoken
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99%
male: 99%
female: 99% (2003 est.)


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