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Population

Sunday, 24 June 2007
POPULATION 1990 1997 1998

December 1998 (Central Statistics Office)

Total population 38,2 mln   38,7 mln
Males 48,7%   48,6%
Females 51,3%   51,7%
 
Urban areas 61,8%   61,9%
Rural areas 38,2%   38.1%
 
Popul. development
Births 14,3‰ 10,7‰ 10,5‰
Deaths 10,2‰ 9,8‰ 9,7‰
Natural increase 4,1‰ 0,9‰ 0,8‰
 
Infant deaths per 1000 live births 19,3 10,2 10,0
 
Life expectancy (in years)
    Males 66,3 68,5  
    Females 75,3 77,0  
 
Net international migration (permanent residence) -15.800 -11.800 -11.900
 
Age structure (1 january 1999)
Children (0-19 year) 29.6% 26,3% 25,9%
Working age (20-59/64 year)* 57,5% 59,5% 59,8%
Senior citizens (60/65 year and +) 12,9% 14,2% 14,3%
 
Economic activity of the population (August 1998)
Economically active   15.480.000 15.608.000
Economically inactive   12.394.000 12.669.000
Unemployed   1.853.000 1.786.000
 
Employed persons (August 1998)
Private sector   60,8% 62,2%
Public sector   39,2% 37,8%

* Women 55-59 years, men 55-64 years
 

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