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Hungary People

    Population: 10,186,372 (July 1999 est.)

    Age structure:
    0-14 years: 17% (male 908,434; female 865,621)
    15-64 years: 68% (male 3,406,512; female 3,524,260)
    65 years and over: 15% (male 552,337; female 929,208) (1999 est.)

    Population growth rate: -0.2% (1999 est.)

    Birth rate: 10.8 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Death rate: 13.29 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Net migration rate: 0.5 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Sex ratio:
    at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
    under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
    15-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
    65 years and over: 0.59 male(s)/female
    total population: 0.92 male(s)/female (1999 est.)

    Infant mortality rate: 9.46 deaths/1,000 live births (1999 est.)

    Life expectancy at birth:
    total population: 71.18 years
    male: 66.85 years
    female: 75.74 years (1999 est.)

    Total fertility rate: 1.45 children born/woman (1999 est.)

    Nationality:
    noun: Hungarian(s)
    adjective: Hungarian

    Ethnic groups: Hungarian 89.9%, Gypsy 4%, German 2.6%, Serb 2%, Slovak 0.8%, Romanian 0.7%

    Religions: Roman Catholic 67.5%, Calvinist 20%, Lutheran 5%, atheist and other 7.5%

    Languages: Hungarian 98.2%, other 1.8%

    Literacy:
    definition: age 15 and over can read and write
    total population: 99%
    male: 99%
    female: 98% (1980 est.)

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