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Lithuania Demographics Profile 2017

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Population2,854,235 (July 2016 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 14.93% (male 218,453/female 207,643)
15-24 years: 11.55% (male 170,494/female 159,283)
25-54 years: 40.36% (male 566,159/female 585,862)
55-64 years: 13.73% (male 172,987/female 218,955)
65 years and over: 19.42% (male 187,340/female 367,059) (2016 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 50.1
youth dependency ratio: 21.8
elderly dependency ratio: 28.3
potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 43.4 years
male: 39.5 years
female: 46.7 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate-1.06% (2016 est.)
Birth rate10 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate14.5 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate-6.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 66.5% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: -0.53% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationVILNIUS (capital) 517,000 (2015)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.79 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.51 male(s)/female
total population: 0.86 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth26.8 years (2013 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 3.8 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 4.3 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3.4 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 74.9 years
male: 69.5 years
female: 80.6 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate1.59 children born/woman (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 99.7% of population
rural: 90.4% of population
total: 96.6% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0.3% of population
rural: 9.6% of population
total: 3.4% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 97.2% of population
rural: 82.8% of population
total: 92.4% of population
unimproved:
urban: 2.8% of population
rural: 17.2% of population
total: 7.6% of population (2015 est.)
Major infectious diseasesdegree of risk: intermediate
vectorborne diseases: tickborne encephalitis (2016)
Nationalitynoun: Lithuanian(s)
adjective: Lithuanian
Ethnic groupsLithuanian 84.1%, Polish 6.6%, Russian 5.8%, Belarusian 1.2%, other 1.1%, unspecified 1.2% (2011 est.)
ReligionsRoman Catholic 77.2%, Russian Orthodox 4.1%, Old Believer 0.8%, Evangelical Lutheran 0.6%, Evangelical Reformist 0.2%, other (including Sunni Muslim, Jewish, Greek Catholic, and Karaite) 0.8%, none 6.1%, unspecified 10.1% (2011 est.)
LanguagesLithuanian (official) 82%, Russian 8%, Polish 5.6%, other 0.9%, unspecified 3.5% (2011 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99.8%
male: 99.8%
female: 99.8% (2015 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 17 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2014)
Education expenditures4.6% of GDP (2013)
Maternal mortality rate10 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Health expenditures6.6% of GDP (2014)
Physicians density4.33 physicians/1,000 population (2014)
Hospital bed density7 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate27.5% (2014)

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

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