Support our Sponsor

. . Flags of the World Maps of All Countries
; geographic.org; Home; Page; Country Index

Lithuania People

    Population: 3,584,966 (July 1999 est.)

    Age structure:
    0-14 years: 20% (male 365,149; female 350,070)
    15-64 years: 67% (male 1,156,161; female 1,239,145)
    65 years and over: 13% (male 160,963; female 313,478) (1999 est.)

    Population growth rate: -0.4% (1999 est.)

    Birth rate: 10.52 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Death rate: 12.93 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Net migration rate: -1.58 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: 0.51 male(s)/female
    total population: 0.88 male(s)/female (1999 est.)

    Infant mortality rate: 14.71 deaths/1,000 live births (1999 est.)

    Life expectancy at birth:
    total population: 68.96 years
    male: 62.91 years
    female: 75.31 years (1999 est.)

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

    Nationality:
    noun: Lithuanian(s)
    adjective: Lithuanian

    Ethnic groups: Lithuanian 80.6%, Russian 8.7%, Polish 7%, Byelorussian 1.6%, other 2.1%

    Religions: primarily Roman Catholic, others include Lutheran, Russian Orthodox, Protestant, evangelical Christian Baptist, Islam, Judaism

    Languages: Lithuanian (official), Polish, Russian

    Literacy:
    definition: age 15 and over can read and write
    total population: 98%
    male: 99%
    female: 98% (1989 est.)

Support Our Sponsor

Support Our Sponsor

Please put this page in your BOOKMARKS - - - - -



Revised 1-Mar-99
Copyright © 1999 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)