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Croatia Demographics Profile 2017

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Population4,313,707 (July 2016 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 14.22% (male 315,971/female 297,339)
15-24 years: 11.4% (male 252,285/female 239,634)
25-54 years: 40.75% (male 878,971/female 878,707)
55-64 years: 14.83% (male 312,621/female 326,929)
65 years and over: 18.81% (male 320,418/female 490,832) (2016 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 51.1
youth dependency ratio: 22.5
elderly dependency ratio: 28.6
potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 42.7 years
male: 40.8 years
female: 44.8 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate-0.5% (2016 est.)
Birth rate9 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate12.1 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate-1.9 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 59% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: 0.11% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationZAGREB (capital) 687,000 (2015)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.69 male(s)/female
total population: 0.93 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth28 years (2013 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 9.5 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 9.2 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 9.8 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 75.9 years
male: 72.7 years
female: 79.2 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate1.39 children born/woman (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 99.6% of population
rural: 99.7% of population
total: 99.6% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0.4% of population
rural: 0.3% of population
total: 0.4% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 97.8% of population
rural: 95.8% of population
total: 97% of population
unimproved:
urban: 2.2% of population
rural: 4.2% of population
total: 3% of population (2015 est.)
Major infectious diseasesdegree of risk: intermediate
vectorborne diseases: tickborne encephalitis (2016)
Nationalitynoun: Croat(s), Croatian(s)
adjective: Croatian
Ethnic groupsCroat 90.4%, Serb 4.4%, other 4.4% (including Bosniak, Hungarian, Slovene, Czech, and Romani), unspecified 0.8% (2011 est.)
ReligionsRoman Catholic 86.3%, Orthodox 4.4%, Muslim 1.5%, other 1.5%, unspecified 2.5%, not religious or atheist 3.8% (2011 est.)
LanguagesCroatian (official) 95.6%, Serbian 1.2%, other 3% (including Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, and Albanian), unspecified 0.2% (2011 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99.3%
male: 99.7%
female: 98.9% (2015 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2014)
Education expenditures4.6% of GDP (2013)
Maternal mortality rate8 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Health expenditures7.8% of GDP (2014)
Physicians density3.13 physicians/1,000 population (2014)
Hospital bed density5.9 beds/1,000 population (2014)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate25.6% (2014)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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