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    Belgium People - 2005
    https://allcountries.org/wfb2005/belgium/belgium_people.html
    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      10,364,388 (July 2005 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 16.9% (male 892,995/female 855,177)
      15-64 years: 65.7% (male 3,435,282/female 3,373,917)
      65 years and over: 17.4% (male 745,178/female 1,061,839) (2005 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 40.55 years
      male: 39.29 years
      female: 41.81 years (2005 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      0.15% (2005 est.)

      Birth rate:
      10.48 births/1,000 population (2005 est.)

      Death rate:
      10.22 deaths/1,000 population (2005 est.)

      Net migration rate:
      1.23 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2005 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.04 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.7 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2005 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 4.68 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 5.27 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 4.06 deaths/1,000 live births (2005 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 78.62 years
      male: 75.44 years
      female: 81.94 years (2005 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      1.64 children born/woman (2005 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      0.2% (2003 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      10,000 (2003 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      less than 100 (2003 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Belgian(s)
      adjective: Belgian

      Ethnic groups:
      Fleming 58%, Walloon 31%, mixed or other 11%

      Religions:
      Roman Catholic 75%, Protestant or other 25%

      Languages:
      Dutch (official) 60%, French (official) 40%, German (official) less than 1%, legally bilingual (Dutch and French)

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 98%
      male: NA%
      female: NA%


      NOTE: The information regarding Belgium on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Belgium People 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Belgium People 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.







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