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Albania People

    Population: 3,364,571 (July 1999 est.)

    Age structure:
    0-14 years: 33% (male 568,642; female 530,088)
    15-64 years: 61% (male 957,561; female 1,105,870)
    65 years and over: 6% (male 84,280; female 118,130) (1999 est.)

    Population growth rate: 1.05% (1999 est.)

    Birth rate: 20.74 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Death rate: 7.35 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Net migration rate: -2.93 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Sex ratio:
    at birth: 1.08 male(s)/female
    under 15 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
    15-64 years: 0.87 male(s)/female
    65 years and over: 0.71 male(s)/female
    total population: 0.92 male(s)/female (1999 est.)

    Infant mortality rate: 42.9 deaths/1,000 live births (1999 est.)

    Life expectancy at birth:
    total population: 69 years
    male: 65.92 years
    female: 72.33 years (1999 est.)

    Total fertility rate: 2.5 children born/woman (1999 est.)

    Nationality:
    noun: Albanian(s)
    adjective: Albanian

    Ethnic groups: Albanian 95%, Greeks 3%, other 2% (Vlachs, Gypsies, Serbs, and Bulgarians) (1989 est.)
    note: in 1989, other estimates of the Greek population ranged from 1% (official Albanian statistics) to 12% (from a Greek organization)

    Religions: Muslim 70%, Albanian Orthodox 20%, Roman Catholic 10%
    note: all mosques and churches were closed in 1967 and religious observances prohibited; in November 1990, Albania began allowing private religious practice

    Languages: Albanian (Tosk is the official dialect), Greek

    Literacy:
    definition: age 9 and over can read and write
    total population: 93%
    male: NA%
    female: NA% (1997 est.)

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