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Cyprus 


 The People of Cyprus


Population:
788,457 (July 2007 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 19.9% (male 80,273/female 76,826)
15-64 years: 68.3% (male 272,924/female 265,738)
65 years and over: 11.8% (male 40,458/female 52,238) (2007 est.)

Median age:
total: 35.1 years
male: 34.1 years
female: 36.2 years (2007 est.)

Population growth rate:
0.527% (2007 est.)

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

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

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

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.045 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.027 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.774 male(s)/female
total population: 0.997 male(s)/female (2007 est.)

Nationality:
noun: Cypriot(s)
adjective: Cypriot

Ethnic groups:
Greek 77%, Turkish 18%, other 5% (2001)

Religions:
Greek Orthodox 78%, Muslim 18%, other (includes Maronite and Armenian Apostolic) 4%

Languages:
Greek, Turkish, English

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 97.6%
male: 98.9%
female: 96.3% (2003 est.)


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