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Portugal:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
10,676,910 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
116.1 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 16.4% (male 912,995/female 835,715)
15-64 years: 66.2% (male 3,514,905/female 3,555,097)
65 years and over: 17.4% (male 764,443/female 1,093,755) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 39.1 years
male: 37 years
female: 41.3 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.305% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
10.45 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
10.62 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
3.23 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.09 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.7 male(s)/female
total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 4.85 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 5.31 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 4.36 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
Definition - World rank and map
total population: 78.04 years
male: 74.78 years
female: 81.53 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
1.49 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.4% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
22,000 (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
fewer than 1,000 (2003 est.)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Portuguese (singular and plural)
adjective: Portuguese
Ethnic groups
Definition
homogeneous Mediterranean stock; citizens of black African descent who immigrated to mainland during decolonization number less than 100,000; since 1990 East Europeans have entered Portugal
Religions
Definition
Roman Catholic 84.5%, other Christian 2.2%, other 0.3%, unknown 9%, none 3.9% (2001 census)
Languages
Definition
Portuguese (official), Mirandese (official - but locally used)
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 93.3%
male: 95.5%
female: 91.3% (2003 est.)


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