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Norway:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
4,644,457 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
15.1 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 18.8% (male 446,146/female 426,166)
15-64 years: 66.2% (male 1,559,750/female 1,516,217)
65 years and over: 15% (male 297,175/female 399,003) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 39 years
male: 38.2 years
female: 39.9 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.35% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
11.12 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
9.33 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
1.71 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.74 male(s)/female
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 3.61 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 3.96 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3.24 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
Definition - World rank and map
total population: 79.81 years
male: 77.16 years
female: 82.6 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
1.78 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.1% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
2,100 (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
fewer than 100 (2003 est.)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Norwegian(s)
adjective: Norwegian
Ethnic groups
Definition
Norwegian 94.4% (includes Sami, about 60,000), other European 3.6%, other 2% (2007 estimate)
Religions
Definition
Church of Norway 85.7%, Pentecostal 1%, Roman Catholic 1%, other Christian 2.4%, Muslim 1.8%, other 8.1% (2004)
Languages
Definition
Bokmal Norwegian (official), Nynorsk Norwegian (official), small Sami- and Finnish-speaking minorities; note - Sami is official in six municipalities
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 100%
male: 100%
female: 100%


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