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    Faroe Islands (part of the Kingdom of Denmark) People 2000

      Population: 45,296 (July 2000 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 23% (male 5,233; female 5,163)
      15-64 years: 63% (male 15,270; female 13,382)
      65 years and over: 14% (male 2,788; female 3,460) (2000 est.)

      Population growth rate: 0.83% (2000 est.)

      Birth rate: 13.58 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Death rate: 8.7 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Net migration rate: 3.38 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.14 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.81 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.06 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

      Infant mortality rate: 6.94 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 78.43 years
      male: 74.96 years
      female: 81.92 years (2000 est.)

      Total fertility rate: 2.32 children born/woman (2000 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Faroese (singular and plural)
      adjective: Faroese

      Ethnic groups: Scandinavian

      Religions: Evangelical Lutheran

      Languages: Faroese (derived from Old Norse), Danish

      Literacy:
      definition: NA
      total population: NA%
      male: NA%
      female: NA%
      note: similar to Denmark proper

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