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Austria: People & Society#

Population8,223,062 (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate0.01% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 13.6% (male 573,146/female 546,596)
15-24 years: 11.6% (male 488,564/female 468,891)
25-54 years: 42.9% (male 1,766,729/female 1,756,880)
55-64 years: 12.7% (male 515,913/female 528,988)
65 years and over: 19.2% (male 670,750/female 906,605) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.73 male(s)/female
total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate8.76 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate10.38 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsAustrians 91.1%, former Yugoslavs 4% (includes Croatians, Slovenes, Serbs, and Bosniaks), Turks 1.6%, German 0.9%, other or unspecified 2.4% (2001 census)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 4.16 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 5.01 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3.27 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesGerman (official nationwide) 88.6%, Turkish 2.3%, Serbian 2.2%, Croatian (official in Burgenland) 1.6%, other (includes Slovene, official in Carinthia, and Hungarian, official in Burgenland) 5.3% (2001 census)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 80.17 years
male: 77.25 years
female: 83.24 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 98%
male: NA
female: NA
Nationalitynoun: Austrian(s)
adjective: Austrian
Net migration rate1.76 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsRoman Catholic 73.6%, Protestant 4.7%, Muslim 4.2%, other 3.5%, unspecified 2%, none 12% (2001 census)
Total fertility rate1.43 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.3% (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS15,000 (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 100 (2009 est.)
Median agetotal: 44.3 years
male: 43.2 years
female: 45.3 years (2014 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 16 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2011)
Education expenditures5.9% of GDP (2010)
Urbanizationurban population: 67.7% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 0.48% annual rate of change (2010-15 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 (2012 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 (2012 est.)
Major urban areas - populationVIENNA (capital) 1.72 million (2011)
Maternal mortality rate4 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Health expenditures10.6% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density4.86 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
Hospital bed density7.6 beds/1,000 population (2010)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate20.9% (2008)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24total: 8.3%
male: 8.8%
female: 8.7% (2012)
Mother's mean age at first birth28.5 (2011 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate69.6%
note: percent of women aged 18-46 (2009)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 49.1 %
youth dependency ratio: 21.6 %
elderly dependency ratio: 27.6 %
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2014 est.)