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Population:

16,715,999 (July 2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 60

Age structure:

0-14 years: 17.4% (male 1,485,873/female 1,416,999)
15-64 years: 67.7% (male 5,720,387/female 5,604,014)
65 years and over: 14.9% (male 1,070,496/female 1,418,230) (2009 est.)

Median age:

total: 40.4 years
male: 39.6 years
female: 41.2 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:

0.412% (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 162

Birth rate:

10.4 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 186

Death rate:

8.74 deaths/1,000 population (July 2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 87

Net migration rate:

2.46 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 34

Urbanization:

urban population: 82% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.76 male(s)/female
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:

total: 4.73 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 198
male: 5.25 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 4.19 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 79.4 years
country comparison to the world: 30
male: 76.8 years
female: 82.14 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate:

1.66 children born/woman (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 174

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:

0.2% (2007 est.)

country comparison to the world: 107

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:

18,000 (2007 est.)

country comparison to the world: 82

HIV/AIDS - deaths:

fewer than 200 (2007 est.)

country comparison to the world: 122

Nationality:

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

Ethnic groups:

Dutch 80.7%, EU 5%, Indonesian 2.4%, Turkish 2.2%, Surinamese 2%, Moroccan 2%, Netherlands Antilles & Aruba 0.8%, other 4.8% (2008 est.)

Religions:

Roman Catholic 30%, Dutch Reformed 11%, Calvinist 6%, other Protestant 3%, Muslim 5.8%, other 2.2%, none 42% (2006)

Languages:

Dutch (official), Frisian (official)

Literacy:

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99%
male: 99%
female: 99% (2003 est.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):

total: 16 years
male: 17 years
female: 16 years (2006)

Education expenditures:

5.3% of GDP (2005)

country comparison to the world: 58