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Luxembourg People

    Population: 429,080 (July 1999 est.)

    Age structure:
    0-14 years: 18% (male 39,701; female 37,998)
    15-64 years: 67% (male 146,336; female 140,717)
    65 years and over: 15% (male 26,201; female 38,127) (1999 est.)

    Population growth rate: 0.88% (1999 est.)

    Birth rate: 10.35 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Death rate: 9.32 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Net migration rate: 7.78 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Sex ratio:
    at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
    under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
    15-64 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
    65 years and over: 0.69 male(s)/female
    total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (1999 est.)

    Infant mortality rate: 4.99 deaths/1,000 live births (1999 est.)

    Life expectancy at birth:
    total population: 77.65 years
    male: 74.58 years
    female: 80.83 years (1999 est.)

    Total fertility rate: 1.57 children born/woman (1999 est.)

    Nationality:
    noun: Luxembourger(s)
    adjective: Luxembourg

    Ethnic groups: Celtic base (with French and German blend), Portuguese, Italian, and European (guest and worker residents)

    Religions: Roman Catholic 97%, Protestant and Jewish 3%

    Languages: Luxembourgian, German, French, English

    Literacy:
    definition: age 15 and over can read and write
    total population: 100%
    male: 100%
    female: 100% (1980 est.)

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