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Bulgaria: People & Society#

Population6,924,716 (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate-0.83% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 14.2% (male 505,025/female 479,899)
15-24 years: 10.1% (male 359,730/female 340,203)
25-54 years: 42.4% (male 1,459,753/female 1,475,240)
55-64 years: 14% (male 446,784/female 519,513)
65 years and over: 19.3% (male 538,720/female 799,849) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.92 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.68 male(s)/female
total population: 0.92 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate8.92 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate14.3 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsBulgarian 76.9%, Turkish 8%, Roma 4.4%, other 0.7% (including Russian, Armenian, and Vlach), other (unknown) 10% (2011 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 15.08 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 18.07 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 11.91 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesBulgarian (official) 76.8%, Turkish 8.2%, Roma 3.8%, other 0.7%, unspecified 10.5% (2011 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 74.33 years
male: 70.74 years
female: 78.13 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 98.4%
male: 98.7%
female: 98% (2011 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Bulgarian(s)
adjective: Bulgarian
Net migration rate-2.89 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsEastern Orthodox 59.4%, Muslim 7.8%, other (including Catholic, Protestant, Armenian Apostolic Orthodox, and Jewish) 1.7%, none 3.7%, unspecified 27.4% (2011 est.)
Total fertility rate1.44 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.1% (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS3,800 (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 200 (2009 est.)
Median agetotal: 42.6 years
male: 40.3 years
female: 44.8 years (2014 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2011)
Education expenditures4.1% of GDP (2010)
Urbanizationurban population: 73.1% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 0.1% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 99.6% of population
rural: 99% of population
total: 99.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.4% of population
rural: 1% of population
total: 0.5% 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 - populationSOFIA (capital) 1.174 million (2011)
Maternal mortality rate11 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight1.6% (2004)
Health expenditures7.6% of GDP (2010)
Physicians density3.76 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
Hospital bed density6.5 beds/1,000 population (2010)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate23.7% (2008)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24total: 28.1%
male: 29.5%
female: 26% (2012)
Mother's mean age at first birth26.3 (2011 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate69.2%
note: percent of women age 20-49 (2007)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 50.3 %
youth dependency ratio: 20.8 %
elderly dependency ratio: 29.5 %
potential support ratio: 3.4 (2014 est.)