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    Netherlands People 2000

      Population: 15,892,237 (July 2000 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 18% (male 1,497,290; female 1,431,671)
      15-64 years: 68% (male 5,490,518; female 5,305,848)
      65 years and over: 14% (male 885,839; female 1,281,071) (2000 est.)

      Population growth rate: 0.57% (2000 est.)

      Birth rate: 12.12 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Death rate: 8.72 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)

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

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.69 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

      Infant mortality rate: 4.42 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 78.28 years
      male: 75.4 years
      female: 81.28 years (2000 est.)

      Total fertility rate: 1.64 children born/woman (2000 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Dutchman(men), Dutchwoman(women)
      adjective: Dutch

      Ethnic groups: Dutch 91%, Moroccans, Turks, and other 9% (1999 est.)

      Religions: Roman Catholic 34%, Protestant 25%, Muslim 3%, other 2%, unaffiliated 36% (1991)

      Languages: Dutch

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 99% (1979 est.)
      male: NA%
      female: NA%

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