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Lithuania Demographics Profile 2019

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Population
2,793,284 (July 2018 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years: 15.11% (male 216,519 /female 205,624)
15-24 years: 10.7% (male 154,708 /female 144,244)
25-54 years: 39.72% (male 548,586 /female 561,007)
55-64 years: 14.55% (male 180,294 /female 226,250)
65 years and over: 19.91% (male 188,269 /female 367,783) (2018 est.)
Dependency ratios
total dependency ratio: 49.9 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 28 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.)
Median age
total: 44 years (2018 est.)
male: 39.8 years
female: 47.4 years
Population growth rate
-1.1% (2018 est.)
Birth rate
9.8 births/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Death rate
14.8 deaths/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Net migration rate
-6.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Urbanization
urban population: 67.9% of total population (2019)
rate of urbanization: -0.31% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - population
538,000 VILNIUS (capital) (2019)
Sex ratio
at 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: 0.98 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.8 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.51 male(s)/female
total population: 0.86 male(s)/female (2018 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth
27 years (2014 est.)
Infant mortality rate
total: 3.8 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)
male: 4.2 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3.3 deaths/1,000 live births
Life expectancy at birth
total population: 75.2 years (2018 est.)
male: 69.9 years
female: 80.8 years
Total fertility rate
1.6 children born/woman (2018 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
0.2% (2017 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
2,800 (2017 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
<100 (2017 est.)
Drinking water source
improved: 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 access
improved: urban: 97.2% of population (2015 est.)
rural: 82.8% of population (2015 est.)
total: 92.4% of population (2015 est.)
unimproved: urban: 2.8% of population (2015 est.)
rural: 17.2% of population (2015 est.)
total: 7.6% of population (2015 est.)
Major infectious diseases
degree of risk: intermediate (2016)
vectorborne diseases: tickborne encephalitis (2016)
Nationality
noun: Lithuanian(s)
adjective: Lithuanian
Ethnic groups
Lithuanian 84.1%, Polish 6.6%, Russian 5.8%, Belarusian 1.2%, other 1.1%, unspecified 1.2% (2011 est.)
Religions
Roman 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.)
Languages
Lithuanian (official) 82%, Russian 8%, Polish 5.6%, other 0.9%, unspecified 3.5% (2011 est.)
Literacy
definition: 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: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2016)
Education expenditures
4.2% of GDP (2015)
Maternal mortality rate
5 deaths/100,000 live births (2017 est.)
Health expenditures
6.5% (2015)
Physicians density
4.34 physicians/1,000 population (2016)
Hospital bed density
7.3 beds/1,000 population (2013)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate
26.3% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on December 7, 2019

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