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    Switzerland People 2001

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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 7,283,274 (July 2001 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 16.97% (male 634,030; female 601,929)
      15-64 years: 67.73% (male 2,505,450; female 2,427,408)
      65 years and over: 15.3% (male 453,366; female 661,091) (2001 est.)

      Population growth rate: 0.27% (2001 est.)

      Birth rate: 10.12 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)

      Death rate: 8.77 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)

      Net migration rate: 1.37 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.69 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2001 est.)

      Infant mortality rate: 4.48 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 79.73 years
      male: 76.85 years
      female: 82.76 years (2001 est.)

      Total fertility rate: 1.47 children born/woman (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.46% (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 17,000 (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths: 150 (1999 est.)

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

      Ethnic groups: German 65%, French 18%, Italian 10%, Romansch 1%, other 6%

      Religions: Roman Catholic 46.1%, Protestant 40%, other 5%, none 8.9% (1990)

      Languages: German (official) 63.7%, French (official) 19.2%, Italian (official) 7.6%, Romansch 0.6%, other 8.9%

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 99% (1980 est.)
      male: NA%
      female: NA%

      NOTE: The information regarding Switzerland on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Switzerland People 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Switzerland People 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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