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Faroe Islands PEOPLE 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Faroe Islands PEOPLE 2015
SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on June 9, 2014

Nationality:
noun: Faroese (singular and plural)
adjective: Faroese

Ethnic groups:
Scandinavian

Languages:
Faroese (derived from Old Norse), Danish

Religions:
Evangelical Lutheran 83.8%, other and unspecified 16.2% (2006 census)

Population:
49,947 (July 2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 211
[see also: Population country ranks ]

Age structure:
0-14 years: 20.3% (male 5,251/female 4,877)
15-24 years: 15.3% (male 3,942/female 3,701)
25-54 years: 36.8% (male 9,958/female 8,445)
55-64 years: 11.8% (male 3,035/female 2,859)
65 years and over: 15.4% (male 3,819/female 4,060) (2014 est.)
population pyramid:
population pyramid

Median age:
total: 37.7 years
male: 37.1 years
female: 38.4 years (2014 est.)

Population growth rate:
0.49% (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 156
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Birth rate:
13.57 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 147
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Death rate:
8.71 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 72
[see also: Death rate country ranks ]

Net migration rate:
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 107
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Urbanization:
urban population: 41.1% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 0.97% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major urban areas - population:
TORSHAVN (capital) 20,000 (2011)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.18 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.09 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.93 male(s)/female
total population: 1.09 male(s)/female (2014 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 5.71 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 174
male: 5.97 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 5.43 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 80.11 years
country comparison to the world: 34
male: 77.61 years
female: 82.79 years (2014 est.)

Total fertility rate:
2.38 children born/woman (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 86
[see also: Total fertility rate country ranks ]

Hospital bed density:
4.7 beds/1,000 population (2012)
[see also: Hospital bed density country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
NA
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HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - deaths country ranks ]

Literacy: NA; note - probably 99%, the same as Denmark proper

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24
total: 9.4%
country comparison to the world: 112
male: 6.9%
female: 12.5% (2005)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Faroe Islands on this page is re-published from the 2015 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Faroe Islands PEOPLE 2015 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Faroe Islands PEOPLE 2015 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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