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    Iceland People 2000

      Population: 276,365 (July 2000 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 23% (male 33,119; female 31,222)
      15-64 years: 65% (male 90,599; female 88,982)
      65 years and over: 12% (male 14,555; female 17,888) (2000 est.)

      Population growth rate: 0.57% (2000 est.)

      Birth rate: 14.86 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Death rate: 6.87 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Net migration rate: -2.3 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.81 male(s)/female
      total population: 1 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

      Infant mortality rate: 3.58 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 79.39 years
      male: 77.19 years
      female: 81.77 years (2000 est.)

      Total fertility rate: 2.03 children born/woman (2000 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Icelander(s)
      adjective: Icelandic

      Ethnic groups: homogeneous mixture of descendants of Norwegians and Celts

      Religions: Evangelical Lutheran 91%, other Protestant and Roman Catholic, none (1997)

      Languages: Icelandic

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 99.9% (1997 est.)
      male: NA%
      female: NA%

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