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Cyprus: People & Society#

Population1,172,458 (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate1.48% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 15.7% (male 94,437/female 89,174)
15-24 years: 15.3% (male 97,773/female 82,053)
25-54 years: 46.9% (male 288,673/female 261,651)
55-64 years: 10.8% (male 60,639/female 66,336)
65 years and over: 11% (male 57,188/female 74,534) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.19 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.1 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female
total population: 1.04 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
People - notedemographic data for Cyprus include the population in the government-controlled area and the area administered by Turkish Cypriots
Birth rate11.44 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate6.57 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsGreek 77%, Turkish 18%, other 5% (2001)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 8.54 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 10.1 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 6.91 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesGreek (official) 80.9%, Turkish (official) 0.2%, English 4.1%, Romanian 2.9%, Russian 2.5%, Bulgarian 2.2%, Arabic 1.2%, Filippino 1.1%, other 4.3%, unspecified 0.6% (2011 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 78.34 years
male: 75.54 years
female: 81.27 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 98.7%
male: 99.3%
female: 98.1% (2011 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Cypriot(s)
adjective: Cypriot
Net migration rate9.89 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsGreek Orthodox 78%, Muslim 18%, other (includes Maronite and Armenian Apostolic) 4%
Total fertility rate1.46 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.1% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSfewer than 1,000 (2007 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Median agetotal: 35.7 years
male: 34.4 years
female: 37.4 years (2014 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 14 years (2011)
Education expenditures7.3% of GDP (2010)
Urbanizationurban population: 70.5% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 1.36% 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 - populationNICOSIA (capital) 253,000 (2011)
Maternal mortality rate10 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Health expenditures7.4% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density2.75 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
Hospital bed density3.5 beds/1,000 population (2010)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate25.5% (2008)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24total: 27.8%
male: 28.8%
female: 26.6% (2012)
Mother's mean age at first birth28.5
note: data cover only government-controlled areas; data are based on events and not on fertility rates (2010 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 41.4 %
youth dependency ratio: 23.7 %
elderly dependency ratio: 17.7 %
potential support ratio: 5.6 (2014 est.)