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Norway People
Population:
4,574,560 (July 2004 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 19.8% (male 462,899; female 440,725)
15-64 years: 65.4% (male 1,520,481; female 1,473,101)
65 years and over: 14.8% (male 284,170; female 393,184) (2004 est.)
Median age:
total: 37.9 years
male: 37 years
female: 38.8 years (2004 est.)
Population growth rate:
0.41% (2004 est.)
Birth rate:
11.89 births/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Death rate:
9.51 deaths/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Net migration rate:
1.74 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2004 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: 0.72 male(s)/female
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2004 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
total: 3.73 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3.34 deaths/1,000 live births (2004 est.)
male: 4.11 deaths/1,000 live births
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 79.25 years
male: 76.64 years
female: 82.01 years (2004 est.)
Total fertility rate:
1.78 children born/woman (2004 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.1% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
1,800 (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
less than 100 (2001 est.)
Nationality:
noun: Norwegian(s)
adjective: Norwegian
Ethnic groups:
Norwegian, Sami 20,000
Religions:
Evangelical Lutheran 86% (state church), other Protestant and Roman Catholic 3%, other 1%, none and unknown 10% (1997)
Languages:
Bokmal Norwegian (official), Nynorsk Norwegian (official)
note: small Sami- and Finnish-speaking minorities
Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 100%
male: NA
female: NA
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