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Switzerland People 2007
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SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population:
7,554,661 (July 2007 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 16.1% (male 630,341/female 584,167)
15-64 years: 68.2% (male 2,596,996/female 2,553,108)
65 years and over: 15.8% (male 489,895/female 700,154) (2007 est.)

Median age:
total: 40.4 years
male: 39.3 years
female: 41.4 years (2007 est.)

Population growth rate:
0.381% (2007 est.)

Birth rate:
9.66 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Death rate:
8.51 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Net migration rate:
2.66 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.079 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.017 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.7 male(s)/female
total population: 0.969 male(s)/female (2007 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 4.28 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 4.77 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3.77 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 80.62 years
male: 77.8 years
female: 83.59 years (2007 est.)


See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


See also: Health Performance

Total fertility rate:
1.44 children born/woman (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.4% (2001 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
13,000 (2001 est.)

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

Nationality:
noun: Swiss (singular and plural)
adjective: Swiss

Ethnic groups:
German 65%, French 18%, Italian 10%, Romansch 1%, other 6%

Religions:
Roman Catholic 41.8%, Protestant 35.3%, Muslim 4.3%, Orthodox 1.8%, other Christian 0.4%, other 1%, unspecified 4.3%, none 11.1% (2000 census)

Languages:
German (official) 63.7%, French (official) 20.4%, Italian (official) 6.5%, Serbo-Croatian 1.5%, Albanian 1.3%, Portuguese 1.2%, Spanish 1.1%, English 1%, Romansch (official) 0.5%, other 2.8% (2000 census)
note: German, French, Italian, and Romansch are all national and official languages

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


NOTE: The information regarding Switzerland on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Switzerland People 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Switzerland People 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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