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Italy People 2001


Population: 57,679,825 (July 2001 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years:  14.17% (male 4,209,102; female 3,964,765) 15-64 years:  67.48% (male 19,375,742; female 19,546,332) 65 years and over:  18.35% (male 4,368,264; female 6,215,620) (2001 est.)
Population growth rate: 0.07% (2001 est.)
Birth rate: 9.05 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate: 10.07 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate: 1.73 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth:  1.07 male(s)/female under 15 years:  1.06 male(s)/female 15-64 years:  0.99 male(s)/female 65 years and over:  0.7 male(s)/female total population:  0.94 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate: 5.84 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population:  79.14 years male:  75.97 years female:  82.52 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate: 1.18 children born/woman (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.35% (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 95,000 (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: 1,000 (1999 est.)
Nationality: noun:  Italian(s) adjective:  Italian
Ethnic groups: Italian (includes small clusters of German-, French-, and Slovene-Italians in the north and Albanian-Italians and Greek-Italians in the south)
Religions: predominately Roman Catholic with mature Protestant and Jewish communities and a growing Muslim immigrant community
Languages: Italian (official), German (parts of Trentino-Alto Adige region are predominantly German speaking), French (small French-speaking minority in Valle d'Aosta region), Slovene (Slovene-speaking minority in the Trieste-Gorizia area)
Literacy: definition:  age 15 and over can read and write total population:  98% (1998) male:  NA% female:  NA%

NOTE: The information regarding Italy on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Italy People 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Italy People 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.