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Slovakia Demographics Profile 2018

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Population5,445,829 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 15.17% (male 424,039/female 402,284)
15-24 years: 10.87% (male 305,058/female 286,902)
25-54 years: 45.1% (male 1,240,943/female 1,215,260)
55-64 years: 13.42% (male 347,221/female 383,852)
65 years and over: 15.43% (male 325,738/female 514,532) (2017 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 41.5
youth dependency ratio: 21.6
elderly dependency ratio: 26.8
potential support ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 40.5 years
male: 38.8 years
female: 42.3 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate-0.01% (2017 est.)
Birth rate9.7 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate9.9 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate0.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 53.4% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: -0.09% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - populationBRATISLAVA (capital) 401,000 (2015)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.9 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.62 male(s)/female
total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth27.6 years (2014 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 5.1 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 5.7 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 4.5 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 77.3 years
male: 73.7 years
female: 81.1 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate1.41 children born/woman (2017 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate<.1% (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS<1000 (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths<100 (2016 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 (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 99.4% of population
rural: 98.2% of population
total: 98.8% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0.6% of population
rural: 1.8% of population
total: 1.2% of population (2015 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Slovak(s)
adjective: Slovak
Ethnic groupsSlovak 80.7%, Hungarian 8.5%, Romani 2%, other and unspecified 8.8% (2011 est.)
note: Romani populations are usually underestimated in official statistics and may represent 7–11% of Slovakia's population
ReligionsRoman Catholic 62%, Protestant 8.2%, Greek Catholic 3.8%, other or unspecified 12.5%, none 13.4% (2011 est.)
LanguagesSlovak (official) 78.6%, Hungarian 9.4%, Roma 2.3%, Ruthenian 1%, other or unspecified 8.8% (2011 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 16 years (2014)
Education expenditures4.1% of GDP (2013)
Maternal mortality rate6 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Health expenditures8.1% of GDP (2014)
Physicians density3.39 physicians/1,000 population (2013)
Hospital bed density6 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate20.5% (2016)

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

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