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Population of Bulgaria 1961-2010, Data of FAO; Number of inhabitants in millions.

This article is about the demographic features of the population of Bulgaria, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.

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CIA World Factbook demographic statistics

The following demographic statistics are from the CIA World Factbook[1], unless otherwise indicated.

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Population

7,606,687 ( 2009 est.)

Age structure

Population pyramid
0-14 years: 13.8% (male 509,544/female 484,816)
15-64 years: 68.5% (male 2,426,060/female 2,508,772)
65 years and over: 17.7% (male 518,711/female 756,784) (2009 est.)

Median age

Total: 41.4 years
Male: 39.2 years
Female: 43.6 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate

-0.79% (2009 est.)

Birth rate

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

In 2007, there were a total of 79,951 births.[2]

Death rate

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

Net migration rate

-3.11 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Urbanization

Urban population: 71% of total population (2008)
Rate of urbanization: -0.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio

At birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
Under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.68 male(s)/female
Total population: 0.92 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate

Total: 17.87 deaths/1,000 live births
Male: 21.28 deaths/1,000 live births
Female: 14.25 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth

Total population: 73.09 years
Male: 69.48 years
Female: 76.91 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate

1.41 children born/woman (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS

Adult prevalence rate: less than 0.1% (2001 est.)
People living with HIV/AIDS: 803 (November 2007)[3]
Deaths: 100 (2001 est.)

Nationality

Noun: Bulgarian(s)
Adjective: Bulgarian

Ethnic groups

According to 2001 Census[4]:
Total: 7,928,901
Bulgarian 6,655,210 (83.9%)
Turk 746,664 (9.4%)
Rom 370,908 (4.7%)
Russian 15,595 (0.2%)
Armenian 10,832 (0.1%)
Vlach 10,566 (0.1%)
Macedonians 5,071
Greek 3,408
Ukrainian 2,489
Jew 1,363
Romanian 1,088
other ethnic groups 18,792
undeclared 62,108 0.8%
unknown 24,807 0.3%

Religion

Bulgarian Orthodox 82.6%, Muslim 12.2%, other Christian 1.2%, other 4% (2001 census)

Languages

Bulgarian 84.5%, Turkish 9.6%, Roma 4.1%, other and unspecified 1.8% (2001 census)

Literacy

Definition: age 15 and over can read and write
Total: 98.2%
Male: 98.7%
Female: 97.7% (2001 census)

Education expenditures

4.5% of total GDP (2005)

See also

References

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