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SERBIA & MONTENEGRO

Serbs make up 63% of the population of Serbia and Montenegro. Albanians are 14%, Montenegrans 6%, Hungarians 4%, and other 13%.
POPULATION GRAPH

7,379,339

country comparison to the world: 96
note: does not include the population of Kosovo (July 2009 est.)

Age structure:

0-14 years: 15.4% (male 586,806/female 549,900)
15-64 years: 67.8% (male 2,503,194/female 2,502,807)
65 years and over: 16.8% (male 508,606/female 728,026) (2009 est.)

Median age:

total: 41 years
male: 39.3 years
female: 42.7 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:

-0.468% (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 228

Birth rate:

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

country comparison to the world: 208

Death rate:

13.86 deaths/1,000 population (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 25

Net migration rate:

0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)

country comparison to the world: 80

Urbanization:

urban population: 52% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and above: 0.7 male(s)/female
total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:

total: 6.75 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 173
male: 7.79 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 5.64 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 73.9 years
country comparison to the world: 96
male: 71.09 years
female: 76.89 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate:

1.38 children born/woman (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 199

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:

0.1% (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 146

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:

6,400 (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 117

HIV/AIDS - deaths:

fewer than 100 (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 134

Major infectious diseases:

degree of risk: intermediate
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea
vectorborne disease: Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever
note: highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been identified in this country; it poses a negligible risk with extremely rare cases possible among US citizens who have close contact with birds (2009)

Nationality:

noun: Serb(s)
adjective: Serbian

Ethnic groups:

Serb 82.9%, Hungarian 3.9%, Romany (Gypsy) 1.4%, Yugoslavs 1.1%, Bosniaks 1.8%, Montenegrin 0.9%, other 8% (2002 census)

Religions:

Serbian Orthodox 85%, Catholic 5.5%, Protestant 1.1%, Muslim 3.2%, unspecified 2.6%, other, unknown, or atheist 2.6% (2002 census)

Languages:

Serbian 88.3% (official), Hungarian 3.8%, Bosniak 1.8%, Romany (Gypsy) 1.1%, other 4.1%, unknown 0.9% (2002 census)

note: Romanian, Hungarian, Slovak, Ukrainian, and Croatian all official in Vojvodina

Literacy:

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 96.4%
male: 98.9%
female: 94.1% (2003 census)
note: includes Montenegro