People and Society in United Kingdom

Nationality
noun:
Briton(s), British (collective plural)
adjective:
British
Ethnic groups
white (of which English 83.6%, Scottish 8.6%, Welsh 4.9%, Northern Irish 2.9%) 92.1%, black 2%, Indian 1.8%, Pakistani 1.3%, mixed 1.2%, other 1.6% (2001 census)
Languages
English
the following are recognized regional languages: Scots (about 30% of the population of Scotland), Scottish Gaelic (about 60,000 in Scotland), Welsh (about 20% of the population of Wales), Irish (about 10% of the population of Northern Ireland), Cornish (some 2,000 to 3,000 in Cornwall)
Religions
Christian (Anglican, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist) 71.6%, Muslim 2.7%, Hindu 1%, other 1.6%, unspecified or none 23.1% (2001 census)
Population
63,047,162 (July 2012 est.)
rank:
22
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Age structure
0-14 years:
17.3% (male 5,575,119/female 5,301,301)
15-64 years:
66.2% (male 20,979,401/female 20,500,913)
65 years and over:
16.5% (male 4,564,375/female 5,777,253) (2011 est.)
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Median age
total:
40.2 years
male:
39 years
female:
41.2 years (2012 est.)
Population growth rate
0.553% (2012 est.)
rank:
146
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Birth rate
12.27 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)
rank:
160
Death rate
9.33 deaths/1,000 population (July 2012 est.)
rank:
61
Net migration rate
2.59 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2012 est.)
rank:
29
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Urbanization
urban population:
80% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization:
0.7% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - population
LONDON (capital) 8.615 million; Birmingham 2.296 million; Manchester 2.247 million; West Yorkshire 1.541 million; Glasgow 1.166 million (2009)
Sex ratio
at birth:
1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years:
1.05 male(s)/female
15-64 years:
1.02 male(s)/female
65 years and over:
0.8 male(s)/female
total population:
0.99 male(s)/female (2011 est.)
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Maternal mortality rate
12 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
rank:
146
Infant mortality rate
total:
4.56 deaths/1,000 live births
rank:
188
male:
5 deaths/1,000 live births
female:
4.1 deaths/1,000 live births (2012 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
total population:
80.17 years
rank:
30
male:
78.05 years
female:
82.4 years (2012 est.)
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Total fertility rate
1.91 children born/woman (2012 est.)
rank:
138
Health expenditures
9.3% of GDP (2009)
rank:
39
Physicians density
2.739 physicians/1,000 population (2009)
Hospital bed density
3.38 beds/1,000 population (2008)
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HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
0.2% (2009 est.)
rank:
104
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
85,000 (2009 est.)
rank:
44
HIV/AIDS - deaths
fewer than 1,000 (2009 est.)
rank:
68
Obesity - adult prevalence rate
22.7% (2002)
rank:
16
Education expenditures
5.5% of GDP (2007)
rank:
43
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Literacy
definition:
age 15 and over has completed five or more years of schooling
total population:
99%
male:
99%
female:
99% (2003 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)
total:
16 years
male:
16 years
female:
17 years (2008)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24
total:
18.9%
rank:
62
male:
21.7%
female:
15.6% (2009)
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