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Estonia People 2008


Population: 1,307,605 (July 2008 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 14.9% (male 100,143/female 94,450) 15-64 years: 67.5% (male 420,896/female 462,072) 65 years and over: 17.6% (male 76,171/female 153,873) (2008 est.)
Median age: total: 39.6 years male: 36.2 years female: 43.2 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate: -0.632% (2008 est.)
Birth rate: 10.28 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate: 13.35 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate: -3.24 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female under 15 years: 1.06 male(s)/female 15-64 years: 0.91 male(s)/female 65 years and over: 0.5 male(s)/female total population: 0.84 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 7.45 deaths/1,000 live births male: 8.62 deaths/1,000 live births female: 6.21 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 72.56 years male: 67.16 years female: 78.3 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate: 1.42 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 1.1% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 7,800 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: fewer than 200 (2003 est.)
Major infectious diseases: degree of risk: intermediate food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea and hepatitis A vectorborne disease: tickborne encephalitis (2008)
Nationality: noun: Estonian(s) adjective: Estonian
Ethnic groups: Estonian 67.9%, Russian 25.6%, Ukrainian 2.1%, Belarusian 1.3%, Finn 0.9%, other 2.2% (2000 census)
Religions: Evangelical Lutheran 13.6%, Orthodox 12.8%, other Christian (including Methodist, Seventh-Day Adventist, Roman Catholic, Pentecostal) 1.4%, unaffiliated 34.1%, other and unspecified 32%, none 6.1% (2000 census)
Languages: Estonian (official) 67.3%, Russian 29.7%, other 2.3%, unknown 0.7% (2000 census)
Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write total population: 99.8% male: 99.8% female: 99.8% (2000 census)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education): total: 16 years male: 15 years female: 17 years (2006)
Education expenditures: 5.1% of GDP (2004)

NOTE: The information regarding Estonia on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Estonia People 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Estonia People 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.