!!!France: People & Society
||Population|66,836,154 \\ ''__note__'': the above figure is for metropolitan France and five overseas regions; the metropolitan France population is 62,814,233 (July 2016 est.) \\ 
||Nationality|''noun'': Frenchman(men), Frenchwoman(women) \\ ''adjective'': French \\ 
||Ethnic groups|Celtic and Latin with Teutonic, Slavic, North African, Indochinese, Basque minorities''overseas departments'': black, white, mulatto, East Indian, Chinese, Amerindian \\ 
||Languages|French (official) 100%, rapidly declining regional dialects and languages (Provencal, Breton, Alsatian, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Flemish)''overseas departments'': French, Creole patois, Mahorian (a Swahili dialect) \\ 
||Religions|Christian (overwhelmingly Roman Catholic) 63-66%, Muslim 7-9%, Buddhist 0.5-0.75%, Jewish 0.5-0.75%, other 0.5-1.0%, none 23-28% \\ ''__note__'': France maintains a tradition of secularism and has not officially collected data on religious affiliation since the 1872 national census, which complicates assessments of France's religious composition; an 1872 law prohibiting state authorities from collecting data on individuals' ethnicity or religious beliefs was reaffirmed by a 1978 law emphasizing the prohibition of the collection or exploitation of personal data revealing an individual's race, ethnicity, or political, philosophical, or religious opinions; a 1905 law codified France's separation of church and state (2015 est.) \\ 
||Age structure|''0-14 years'': 18.59% (male 6,354,241/female 6,070,971) \\ ''15-24 years'': 11.8% (male 4,035,407/female 3,853,153) \\ ''25-54 years'': 38.04% (male 12,799,923/female 12,625,781) \\ ''55-64 years'': 12.44% (male 4,011,853/female 4,303,261) \\ ''65 years and over'': 19.12% (male 5,510,337/female 7,271,227) (2016 est.) \\ 
||Dependency ratios|''total dependency ratio'': 60.3% \\ ''youth dependency ratio'': 29.6% \\ ''elderly dependency ratio'': 30.6% \\ ''potential support ratio'': 3.3% (2015 est.) \\ 
||Median age|''total'': 41.2 years \\ ''male'': 39.5 years \\ ''female'': 42.9 years (2016 est.) \\ 
||Population growth rate|0.41% (2016 est.)
||Birth rate|12.3 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
||Death rate|9.3 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
||Net migration rate|1.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
||Population distribution|much of the population is concentrated in the north and southeast; although there are many urban agglomerations throughout the country, Paris is by far the largest city, with Lyon ranked a distant second
||Urbanization|''urban population'': 79.5% of total population (2015) \\ ''rate of urbanization'': 0.84% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.) \\ 
||Major urban areas - population|PARIS (capital) 10.843 million; Lyon 1.609 million; Marseille-Aix-en-Provence 1.605 million; Lille 1.027 million; Nice-Cannes 967,000; Toulouse 938,000 (2015)
||Sex ratio|''at birth'': 1.05 male(s)/female \\ ''0-14 years'': 1.05 male(s)/female \\ ''15-24 years'': 1.05 male(s)/female \\ ''25-54 years'': 1.01 male(s)/female \\ ''55-64 years'': 0.93 male(s)/female \\ ''65 years and over'': 0.75 male(s)/female \\ ''total population'': 0.96 male(s)/female (2016 est.) \\ 
||Mother's mean age at first birth|28.1 (2010 est.)
||Maternal mortality rate|8 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
||Infant mortality rate|''total'': 3.3 deaths/1,000 live births \\ ''male'': 3.6 deaths/1,000 live births \\ ''female'': 2.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.) \\ 
||Life expectancy at birth|''total population'': 81.8 years \\ ''male'': 78.7 years \\ ''female'': 85.1 years (2016 est.) \\ 
||Total fertility rate|2.07 children born/woman (2016 est.)
||Contraceptive prevalence rate|76.4% \\ ''__note__'': percent of women aged 20-49 (2008) \\ 
||Health expenditures|11.5% of GDP (2014)
||Physicians density|3.19 physicians/1,000 population (2013)
||Hospital bed density|6.4 beds/1,000 population (2011)
||Drinking water source|''improved'':  \\ 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 (2015 est.) \\ 
||Sanitation facility access|''improved'':  \\ urban: 98.6% of population \\ rural: 98.9% of population \\ total: 98.7% of population \\ ''unimproved'':  \\ urban: 1.4% of population \\ rural: 1.1% of population \\ total: 1.3% of population (2015 est.) \\ 
||HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate|NA
||HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS|NA
||HIV/AIDS - deaths|1,500 (2013 est.)
||Obesity - adult prevalence rate|25.7% (2014)
||Education expenditures|5.5% of GDP (2013)
||School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)|''total'': 16 years \\ ''male'': 16 years \\ ''female'': 17 years (2014) \\ 
||Unemployment, youth ages 15-24|''total'': 23.2% \\ ''male'': 24.1% \\ ''female'': 22.1% (2014 est.) \\