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    Finland People 2000

      Population: 5,167,486 (July 2000 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 18% (male 478,497; female 459,646)
      15-64 years: 67% (male 1,747,738; female 1,712,058)
      65 years and over: 15% (male 295,177; female 474,370) (2000 est.)

      Population growth rate: 0.17% (2000 est.)

      Birth rate: 10.8 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Death rate: 9.73 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Net migration rate: 0.58 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.04 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.62 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

      Infant mortality rate: 3.82 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 77.41 years
      male: 73.74 years
      female: 81.2 years (2000 est.)

      Total fertility rate: 1.7 children born/woman (2000 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Finn(s)
      adjective: Finnish

      Ethnic groups: Finn 93%, Swede 6%, Lapp 0.11%, Roma 0.12%, Tatar 0.02%

      Religions: Evangelical Lutheran 89%, Greek Orthodox 1%, none 9%, other 1%

      Languages: Finnish 93.4% (official), Swedish 5.9% (official), small Lapp- and Russian-speaking minorities

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

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