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Estonia People

    Population: 1,408,523 (July 1999 est.)

    Age structure:
    0-14 years: 18% (male 130,883; female 126,112)
    15-64 years: 67% (male 455,112; female 491,819)
    65 years and over: 15% (male 66,700; female 137,897) (1999 est.)

    Population growth rate: -0.82% (1999 est.)

    Birth rate: 9.05 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Death rate: 14.21 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Net migration rate: -3.08 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Sex ratio:
    at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
    under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
    15-64 years: 0.93 male(s)/female
    65 years and over: 0.48 male(s)/female
    total population: 0.86 male(s)/female (1999 est.)

    Infant mortality rate: 13.83 deaths/1,000 live births (1999 est.)

    Life expectancy at birth:
    total population: 68.65 years
    male: 62.61 years
    female: 75 years (1999 est.)

    Total fertility rate: 1.28 children born/woman (1999 est.)

    Nationality:
    noun: Estonian(s)
    adjective: Estonian

    Ethnic groups: Estonian 65.1%, Russian 28.1%, Ukrainian 2.5%, Byelorussian 1.5%, Finn 1%, other 1.8% (1998)

    Religions: Evangelical Lutheran, Russian Orthodox, Estonian Orthodox, others include Baptist, Methodist, Seventh Day Adventist, Roman Catholic, Pentecostal, Word of Life, Seventh Day Baptist, Judaism

    Languages: Estonian (official), Russian, Ukrainian, English, Finnish, other

    Literacy:
    definition: age 15 and over can read and write
    total population: 100%
    male: 100%
    female: 100% (1998 est.)

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