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Lithuania: People & Society#

Population2,854,235 (July 2016 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Lithuanian(s)
adjective: Lithuanian
Ethnic groupsLithuanian 84.1%, Polish 6.6%, Russian 5.8%, Belarusian 1.2%, other 1.1%, unspecified 1.2% (2011 est.)
LanguagesLithuanian (official) 82%, Russian 8%, Polish 5.6%, other 0.9%, unspecified 3.5% (2011 est.)
ReligionsRoman Catholic 77.2%, Russian Orthodox 4.1%, Old Believer 0.8%, Evangelical Lutheran 0.6%, Evangelical Reformist 0.2%, other (including Sunni Muslim, Jewish, Greek Catholic, and Karaite) 0.8%, none 6.1%, unspecified 10.1% (2011 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 14.93% (male 218,453/female 207,643)
15-24 years: 11.55% (male 170,494/female 159,283)
25-54 years: 40.36% (male 566,159/female 585,862)
55-64 years: 13.73% (male 172,987/female 218,955)
65 years and over: 19.42% (male 187,340/female 367,059) (2016 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 50.1%
youth dependency ratio: 21.8%
elderly dependency ratio: 28.3%
potential support ratio: 3.5% (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 43.4 years
male: 39.5 years
female: 46.7 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate-1.06% (2016 est.)
Birth rate10 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate14.5 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate-6.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Population distributionfairly even population distribution throughout the country, but somewhat greater concentrations in the southern cities of Vilnius and Kaunas, and the western port of Klaipeda
Urbanizationurban population: 66.5% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: -0.53% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major urban areas - populationVILNIUS (capital) 517,000 (2015)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.79 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.51 male(s)/female
total population: 0.86 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth26.8 (2013 est.)
Maternal mortality rate10 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 3.8 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 4.3 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3.4 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 74.9 years
male: 69.5 years
female: 80.6 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate1.59 children born/woman (2016 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate62.9%
note: percent of women aged 18-49 (2006)
Health expenditures6.6% of GDP (2014)
Physicians density4.12 physicians/1,000 population (2012)
Hospital bed density7 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 99.7% of population
rural: 90.4% of population
total: 96.6% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0.3% of population
rural: 9.6% of population
total: 3.4% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 97.2% of population
rural: 82.8% of population
total: 92.4% of population
unimproved:
urban: 2.8% of population
rural: 17.2% of population
total: 7.6% of population (2015 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Major infectious diseasesdegree of risk: intermediate
vectorborne diseases: tickborne encephalitis (2016)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate27.5% (2014)
Education expenditures4.6% of GDP (2013)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99.8%
male: 99.8%
female: 99.8% (2015 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 17 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2014)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24total: 19.3%
male: 19.6%
female: 18.7% (2014 est.)