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Greece Demographics Profile 2018

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Population10,768,477 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 13.83% (male 767,245/female 722,313)
15-24 years: 9.67% (male 532,179/female 509,487)
25-54 years: 42.45% (male 2,275,984/female 2,295,082)
55-64 years: 13.13% (male 692,420/female 721,641)
65 years and over: 20.91% (male 986,816/female 1,265,310) (2017 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 52.7
youth dependency ratio: 22.2
elderly dependency ratio: 30.5
potential support ratio: 3.3 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 44.5 years
male: 43.5 years
female: 45.6 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate-0.06% (2017 est.)
Birth rate8.4 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate11.3 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate2.3 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 78.6% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.31% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - populationATHENS (capital) 3.052 million (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: 0.99 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.78 male(s)/female
total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth29.8 years (2014 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 4.6 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 5 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 4.1 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 80.7 years
male: 78 years
female: 83.4 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate1.43 children born/woman (2017 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
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 (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 99.2% of population
rural: 98.1% of population
total: 99% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0.8% of population
rural: 1.9% of population
total: 1% of population (2015 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Greek(s)
adjective: Greek
Ethnic groupspopulation: Greek 93%, other (foreign citizens) 7% (2001 census)
note: data represent citizenship, since Greece does not collect data on ethnicity
ReligionsGreek Orthodox (official) 98%, Muslim 1.3%, other 0.7%
LanguagesGreek (official) 99%, other (includes English and French) 1%
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 97.7%
male: 98.5%
female: 96.9% (2015 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 18 years
male: 18 years
female: 18 years (2014)
Maternal mortality rate3 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Health expenditures8.1% of GDP (2014)
Physicians density6.26 physicians/1,000 population (2014)
Hospital bed density4.8 beds/1,000 population (2009)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate24.9% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018

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