Macedonia Population

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MACEDONIA

Ethnic Macedonians make up 66% of the population of the country. Albanians make up 23%. The balance of the country is made up of Turkish 4%, Serb 2%, Gypsies 3%, others 2%. Macedonian is also the major language of the country.
POPULATION GRAPH
Population:
2,055,915 (July 2007 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 19.8% (male 210,418; female 195,884)
15-64 years: 69.1% (male 715,997; female 704,739)
65 years and over: 11.1% (male 99,892; female 128,985) (2007 est.)
Population growth rate:
0.263% (2007 est.)
Birth rate:
12.02 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Death rate:
8.78 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Net migration rate:
-0.61 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.08 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.074 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.016 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.774 male(s)/female
total population: 0.997 male(s)/female (2007 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
9.53 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 74.21 years
female: 76.88 years (2007 est.)
male: 71.73 years
Total fertility rate:
1.57 children born/woman (2007 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
less than 0.01% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
less than 200 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
less than 100 (2003 est.)
Nationality:
noun: Macedonian(s)
adjective: Macedonian
Ethnic groups:
Macedonian 64.2%, Albanian 25.2%, Turkish 3.9%, Roma (Gypsy) 2.7%, Serb 1.8%, other 2.2% (2002 census)
Religions:
Macedonian Orthodox 64.7%, Muslim 33.3%, other Christian 0.37%, other and unspecified 1.63% (2002 census)
Languages:
Macedonian 66.5%, Albanian 25.1%, Turkish 3.5%, Roma 1.9%, Serbian 1.2%, other 1.8% (2002 census)
Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 96.1%
male: 98.2%
female: 94.1%