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Sweden Demographics Profile 2014

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Population9,723,809 (July 2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 16.9% (male 847,611/female 800,213)
15-24 years: 12.3% (male 617,054/female 582,755)
25-54 years: 39.2% (male 1,937,091/female 1,872,070)
55-64 years: 11.7% (male 571,079/female 568,093)
65 years and over: 19.8% (male 882,653/female 1,045,190) (2014 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 58.3 %
youth dependency ratio: 27.1 %
elderly dependency ratio: 31.1 %
potential support ratio: 3.2 (2014 est.)
Median agetotal: 41.2 years
male: 40.2 years
female: 42.2 years (2014 est.)
Population growth rate0.79% (2014 est.)
Birth rate11.92 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate9.45 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Net migration rate5.46 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 85.2% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 0.74% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationSTOCKHOLM (capital) 1.385 million (2011)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.81 male(s)/female
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth28.9 (2010 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 2.6 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 2.88 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 2.3 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 81.89 years
male: 80.03 years
female: 83.87 years (2014 est.)
Total fertility rate1.88 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.1% (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS8,100 (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 100 (2009 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2012 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Swede(s)
adjective: Swedish
Ethnic groupsindigenous population: Swedes with Finnish and Sami minorities; foreign-born or first-generation immigrants: Finns, Yugoslavs, Danes, Norwegians, Greeks, Turks
ReligionsLutheran 87%, other (includes Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Baptist, Muslim, Jewish, and Buddhist) 13%
LanguagesSwedish (official), small Sami- and Finnish-speaking minorities
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99%
male: 99%
female: 99% (2003 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 16 years
male: 15 years
female: 17 years (2011)
Education expenditures7% of GDP (2010)
Maternal mortality rate4 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Health expenditures9.4% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density3.8 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
Hospital bed density2.7 beds/1,000 population (2010)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate18.6% (2008)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of August 23, 2014