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BULGARIA

The people of Bulgaria are primarily belong to the Bulgarian ethnic group. There is a significant Turkish minority in Bulgaria. The majority of Bulgarians are Bulgarian Orthodox, with a significant minority of Muslims. The language of Bulgaria is Bulgarian.
POPULATION GRAPH
Population:
7,621,337 (July 2002 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 14.6% (male 572,961; female 543,004)
15-64 years: 68.5% (male 2,569,199; female 2,648,461)
65 years and over: 16.9% (male 540,109; female 747,603) (2002 est.)

Population growth rate:
-1.11% (2002 est.)

Birth rate:
8.05 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)

Death rate:
14.42 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)

Net migration rate:
-4.74 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2002 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.72 male(s)/female
total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2002 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
14.18 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)
Life expectancy at birth:
otal population: 71.5 years
female: 75.22 years (2002 est.)
male: 67.98 years
Total fertility rate:
1.13 children born/woman (2002 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:

0.01% (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
346 (2000)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
ess than 100 (1999 est.)

Nationality:
noun: Bulgarian(s)
adjective: Bulgarian

Ethnic groups:
Bulgarian 83.6%, Turk 9.5%, Roma 4.6%, other 2.3% (including Macedonian, Armenian, Tatar, Circassian) (1998)

Religions:
Bulgarian Orthodox 83.8%, Muslim 12.1%, Roman Catholic 1.7%, Jewish 0.8%, Protestant, Gregorian-Armenian, and other 1.6% (1998)
Languages:

Bulgarian, secondary languages closely correspond to ethnic breakdown
Literacy:

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 98%
male: 99%
female: 98% (1999)