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    United Kingdom People - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/united_kingdom/united_kingdom_people.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      60,609,153 (July 2006 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 17.5% (male 5,417,663/female 5,161,714)
      15-64 years: 66.8% (male 20,476,571/female 19,988,959)
      65 years and over: 15.8% (male 4,087,020/female 5,477,226) (2006 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 39.3 years
      male: 38.2 years
      female: 40.4 years (2006 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      0.28% (2006 est.)

      Birth rate:
      10.71 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Death rate:
      10.13 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Net migration rate:
      2.18 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.75 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 5.08 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 5.67 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 4.47 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 78.54 years
      male: 76.09 years
      female: 81.13 years (2006 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      1.66 children born/woman (2006 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      0.2% (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      51,000 (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      less than 500 (2003 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Briton(s), British (collective plural)
      adjective: British

      Ethnic groups:
      white (of which English 83.6%, Scottish 8.6%, Welsh 4.9%, Northern Irish 2.9%) 92.1%, black 2%, Indian 1.8%, Pakistani 1.3%, mixed 1.2%, other 1.6% (2001 census)

      Religions:
      Christian (Anglican, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist) 71.6%, Muslim 2.7%, Hindu 1%, other 1.6%, unspecified or none 23.1% (2001 census)

      Languages:
      English, Welsh (about 26% of the population of Wales), Scottish form of Gaelic (about 60,000 in Scotland)

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over has completed five or more years of schooling
      total population: 99%
      male: 99%
      female: 99% (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding United Kingdom on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of United Kingdom People 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United Kingdom People 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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