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Greenland Demographics Profile 2018

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Population57,713 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 21.11% (male 6,195/female 5,986)
15-24 years: 15.48% (male 4,506/female 4,429)
25-54 years: 41.21% (male 12,473/female 11,309)
55-64 years: 12.96% (male 4,112/female 3,370)
65 years and over: 9.24% (male 2,862/female 2,471) (2017 est.)
Median agetotal: 33.9 years
male: 35 years
female: 32.7 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate-0.03% (2017 est.)
Birth rate14.4 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate8.7 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate-6 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 87.2% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.27% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - populationNUUK (capital) 17,000 (2014)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.1 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.26 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.15 male(s)/female
total population: 1.1 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 8.9 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 10.1 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 7.5 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 72.6 years
male: 69.9 years
female: 75.5 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate1.99 children born/woman (2017 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
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: 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.)
Nationalitynoun: Greenlander(s)
adjective: Greenlandic
Ethnic groupsInuit 88%, Danish and other 12% (2010 est.)
ReligionsEvangelical Lutheran, traditional Inuit spiritual beliefs
LanguagesGreenlandic (East Inuit) (official), Danish (official), English
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 100%
male: 100%
female: 100% (2015 est.)
Physicians density1.73 physicians/1,000 population (2014)
Hospital bed density8.2 beds/1,000 population (2014)

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