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Croatia: People & Society#

Population4,470,534 (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate-0.12% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 14.5% (male 332,079/female 314,842)
15-24 years: 12.1% (male 275,957/female 263,796)
25-54 years: 41.1% (male 910,591/female 928,434)
55-64 years: 14.5% (male 315,791/female 334,017)
65 years and over: 17.4% (male 320,898/female 474,129) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.93 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.66 male(s)/female
total population: 0.93 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate9.49 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate12.13 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsCroat 90.4%, Serb 4.4%, other 4.4% (including Bosniak, Hungarian, Slovene, Czech, and Roma), unspecified 0.8% (2011 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 5.87 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 5.99 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 5.73 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesCroatian (official) 95.6%, Serbian 1.2%, other 3% (including Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, and Albanian), unspecified 0.2% (2011 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 76.41 years
male: 72.81 years
female: 80.2 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 98.9%
male: 99.5%
female: 98.3% (2011 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Croat(s), Croatian(s)
adjective: Croatian
Net migration rate1.43 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsRoman Catholic 86.3%, Orthodox 4.4%, Muslim 1.5%, other 1.5%, unspecified 2.5%, not religious or atheist 3.8% (2011 est.)
Total fertility rate1.45 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateless than 0.1% (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSfewer than 1,000 (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 100 (2009 est.)
Median agetotal: 42.1 years
male: 40.2 years
female: 43.9 years (2014 est.)
Major infectious diseasesdegree of risk: intermediate
vectorborne diseases: tickborne encephalitis
note: highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been identified in this country; it poses a negligible risk with extremely rare cases possible among US citizens who have close contact with birds (2013)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2011)
Education expenditures4.3% of GDP (2010)
Urbanizationurban population: 57.8% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 0.3% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 99.8% of population
rural: 96.8% of population
total: 98.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.2% of population
rural: 3.2% of population
total: 1.4% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 98.6% of population
rural: 97.6% of population
total: 98.2% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.4% of population
rural: 2.4% of population
total: 1.8% of population (2012 est.)
Major urban areas - populationZAGREB (capital) 686,000 (2011)
Maternal mortality rate17 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Health expenditures7.8% of GDP (2010)
Physicians density2.72 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
Hospital bed density6 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate24.2% (2008)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24total: 43.1%
male: 42.3%
female: 44.3% (2012)
Mother's mean age at first birth27.9 (2011 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 50 %
youth dependency ratio: 22 %
elderly dependency ratio: 27.9 %
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2014 est.)