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    Cyprus People 2000

      Population: 758,363 (July 2000 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 23% (male 91,075; female 86,832)
      15-64 years: 66% (male 252,252; female 247,464)
      65 years and over: 11% (male 35,149; female 45,591) (2000 est.)

      Population growth rate: 0.6% (2000 est.)

      Birth rate: 13.27 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Death rate: 7.68 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Net migration rate: 0.44 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female
      total population: 1 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

      Infant mortality rate: 8.07 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 76.71 years
      male: 74.43 years
      female: 79.1 years (2000 est.)

      Total fertility rate: 1.95 children born/woman (2000 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Cypriot(s)
      adjective: Cypriot

      Ethnic groups: Greek 78% (99.5% of the Greeks live in the Greek Cypriot area; 0.5% of the Greeks live in the Turkish Cypriot area), Turkish 18% (1.3% of the Turks live in the Greek Cypriot area; 98.7% of the Turks live in the Turkish Cypriot area), other 4% (99.2% of the other ethnic groups live in the Greek Cypriot area; 0.8% of the other ethnic groups live in the Turkish Cypriot area)

      Religions: Greek Orthodox 78%, Muslim 18%, Maronite, Armenian Apostolic, and other 4%

      Languages: Greek, Turkish, English

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 94%
      male: 98%
      female: 91% (1987 est.)

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