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Demographics of Bulgaria
 

Natality, Mortality and Natural increase per 1,000 population in Bulgaria; year 2006, data of the Bulgarian National Statistical Institute.
Demographics of Bulgaria, Data of FAO, year 2005 ; Number of inhabitants in thousands.

Population
7,718,750 (2005)

Age structure

0-14 years: 14.1% (male 539,005/female 512,762)
15-64 years: 68.7% (male 2,516,368/female 2,599,524)
65 years and over: 17.2% (male 531,008/female 751,682) (2005 est.)

Median age
Total: 40.66 years
Male: 38.59 years
Female: 42.66 years (2005 est.)

Population growth rate
-0.86% (2006 est.)

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

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

Net migration rate
-4.3 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2005 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: 0.71 male(s)/female
Total population: 0.93 male(s)/female (2005 est.)

Infant mortality rate
Total: 20.55 deaths/1,000 live births
Male: 24.31 deaths/1,000 live births
Female: 16.56 deaths/1,000 live births (2005 est.)

Life expectancy at birth
Total population: 72.03 years
Male: 68.41 years
Female: 75.87 years (2005 est.)

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

HIV/AIDS
Adult prevalence rate: less than 0.1% - note - no country specific models provided (2001 est.)
People living with HIV/AIDS: 346 (2001 est.)
Deaths: 100 (2001 est.)

Nationality
Noun: Bulgarian(s)
Adjective: Bulgarian

Ethnic groups
Bulgarian 83.9%, Turk 9.4%, Roma 4.7%, Russian 0.2%, Armenian 0.1%, Vlach 0.1% , other (incl. Karakachan, Jew, Crimean Tatar) 0.4%, undeclared and unknown 1.1% (2001)

Religion
Bulgarian Orthodox 82.6%, Muslim 12.2%, Roman Catholic 0.6%, Protestant 0.5%, other, atheist and undeclared 4.1%

Languages
Bulgarian, secondary languages closely correspond to ethnic breakdown.