Bosnia and Herzegovina



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Bosnia and Herzegovina People 2008


Population: 4,590,310 (July 2008 est.)
Age structure: 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: total: 39.4 years male: 38.2 years female: 40.5 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate: 0.666% (2008 est.)
Birth rate: 8.82 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate: 8.54 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate: 6.38 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio: 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: 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: total population: 78.33 years male: 74.74 years female: 82.19 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate: 1.24 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: less than 0.1% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 900 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: 100 (2001 est.)
Nationality: noun: Bosnian(s), Herzegovinian(s) adjective: Bosnian, Herzegovinian
Ethnic groups: 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: Muslim 40%, Orthodox 31%, Roman Catholic 15%, other 14%
Languages: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write total population: 96.7% male: 99% female: 94.4% (2000 est.)
Education expenditures: NA

NOTE: The information regarding Bosnia and Herzegovina on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bosnia and Herzegovina People 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bosnia and Herzegovina People 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.