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Serbia: People & Society#

Population7,209,764
note: does not include the population of Kosovo (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate-0.46% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 14.8% (male 549,469/female 515,988)
15-24 years: 11.6% (male 432,471/female 407,367)
25-54 years: 41.6% (male 1,512,888/female 1,488,099)
55-64 years: 14.7% (male 511,516/female 551,117)
65 years and over: 16.9% (male 508,751/female 732,098) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.69 male(s)/female
total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate9.13 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate13.71 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsSerb 83.3%, Hungarian 3.5%, Romany 2.1%, Bosniak 2%, other 5.7%, undeclared or unknown 3.4% (2011 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 6.16 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 7.1 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 5.16 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesSerbian (official) 88.1%, Hungarian 3.4%, Bosnian 1.9%, Romany 1.4%, other 3.4%, undeclared or unknown 1.8%
note: Serbian, Hungarian, Slovak, Romanian, Croatian, and Rusyn all official in Vojvodina (2011 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 75.02 years
male: 72.17 years
female: 78.07 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 98%
male: 99.2%
female: 96.9% (2011 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Serb(s)
adjective: Serbian
Net migration rate0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsSerbian Orthodox 84.6%, Catholic 5%, Muslim 3.1%, Protestant 1%, atheist 1.1%, other 0.8%, undeclared or unknown 4.5% (2011 est.)
Total fertility rate1.42 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.1% (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS6,400 (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 100 (2009 est.)
Median agetotal: 41.9 years
male: 40.2 years
female: 43.6 years (2014 est.)
Major infectious diseasesdegree of risk: intermediate
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea
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: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2012)
Education expenditures4.8% of GDP (2011)
Urbanizationurban population: 56.4% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 0.51% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 99.4% of population
rural: 98.9% of population
total: 99.2% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.6% of population
rural: 1.1% of population
total: 0.8% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 98.6% of population
rural: 95.7% of population
total: 97.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.4% of population
rural: 4.3% of population
total: 2.7% of population (2012 est.)
Major urban areas - populationBELGRADE (capital) 1.135 million (2011)
Maternal mortality rate12 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight1.6% (2010)
Health expenditures10.4% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density2.11 physicians/1,000 population (2009)
Hospital bed density5.4 beds/1,000 population (2009)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate24.8% (2008)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24total: 51.1% (2012)
Child labor - children ages 5-14total number: 36,141
percentage: 4 % (2005 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth27.5 (2011 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate60.8% (2010)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 44.3 %
youth dependency ratio: 23.2 %
elderly dependency ratio: 21.1 %
potential support ratio: 4.7 (2014 est.)