People & Society


People & Society
 
Nationality:
noun: Bulgarian(s)
adjective: Bulgarian
 
Ethnic groups:
Bulgarian 83.9%, Turk 9.4%, Roma 4.7%, other 2% (including Macedonian, Armenian, Tatar, Circassian) (2001 census)
 
Languages:
Bulgarian (official) 84.5%, Turkish 9.6%, Roma 4.1%, other and unspecified 1.8% (2001 census)
 
Religions:
Bulgarian Orthodox 82.6%, Muslim 12.2%, other Christian 1.2%, other 4% (2001 census)
 
Population:
7,037,935 (July 2012 est.)
 
Age structure:
0-14 years: 13.9% (male 506,403/female 480,935)
15-64 years: 67.9% (male 2,367,680/female 2,446,799)
65 years and over: 18.2% (male 522,343/female 769,475) (2011 est.)
 
Median age:
total: 41.9 years
male: 39.6 years
female: 44 years (2011 est.)
 
Population growth rate:
-0.796% (2012 est.)
 
Birth rate:
9.2 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)
 
Death rate:
14.32 deaths/1,000 population (July 2012 est.)
 
Net migration rate:
-2.84 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2012 est.)
 
Urbanization:
urban population: 71% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization: -0.3% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
 
Major cities - population:
SOFIA (capital) 1.192 million (2009)
 
 
Source: Central Intelligence Agency Website





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