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    United Kingdom People 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/united_kingdom/united_kingdom_people.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 58,970,119 (July 1998 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 19% (male 5,832,086; female 5,530,679)
      15-64 years: 65% (male 19,304,762; female 19,032,024)
      65 years and over: 16% (male 3,807,710; female 5,462,858) (July 1998 est.)

      Population growth rate 0.25% (1998 est.)

      Birth rate 12.01 births/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Death rate 10.72 deaths/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Net migration rate 1.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.7 male(s)/female (1998 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 5.87 deaths/1,000 live births (1998 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 77.19 years
      male: 74.57 years
      female: 79.96 years (1998 est.)

      Total fertility rate 1.7 children born/woman (1998 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Briton(s), British (collective plural)
      adjective: British

      Ethnic groups English 81.5%, Scottish 9.6%, Irish 2.4%, Welsh 1.9%, Ulster 1.8%, West Indian, Indian, Pakistani, and other 2.8%

      Religions Anglican 27 million, Roman Catholic 9 million, Muslim 1 million, Presbyterian 800,000, Methodist 760,000, Sikh 400,000, Hindu 350,000, Jewish 300,000 (1991 est.)
      note: the UK does not include a question on religion in its census

      Languages English, Welsh (about 26% of the population of Wales), Scottish form of Gaelic (about 60,000 in Scotland)

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over has completed five or more years of schooling
      total population: 99% (1978 est.)
      male: NA%
      female: NA%

      NOTE: The information regarding United Kingdom on this page is re-published from the 1998 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of United Kingdom People 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United Kingdom People 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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