Population of Austria 2017

Population

Population: Current population of Austria is 8,754,413 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: Austrian(s)
adjective: Austrian

Ethnic Groups

Austrians 91.1%, former Yugoslavs 4% (includes Croatians, Slovenes, Serbs, and Bosniaks), Turks 1.6%, Germans 0.9%, other or unspecified 2.4% (2001 census)

Languages

German (official nationwide) 88.6%, Turkish 2.3%, Serbian 2.2%, Croatian (official in Burgenland) 1.6%, other (includes Slovene, official in South Carinthia, and Hungarian, official in Burgenland) 5.3% (2001 est.)

Religions

Catholic 73.8% (includes Roman Catholic 73.6%, other Catholic 0.2%), Protestant 4.9%, Muslim 4.2%, Orthodox 2.2%, other 0.8% (includes other Christian), none 12%, unspecified 2% (2001 est.)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 14.01% (male 628,205/female 598,519)
15-24 years: 11.07% (male 494,016/female 475,500)
25-54 years: 42.42% (male 1,856,532/female 1,856,937)
55-64 years: 13.23% (male 574,570/female 584,022)
65 years and over: 19.26% (male 731,126/female 954,986) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 49.2
youth dependency ratio: 21.1
elderly dependency ratio: 28.1
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 43.8 years
male: 42.7 years
female: 44.9 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

0.5% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

9.5 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Death Rate

9.6 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Net Migration Rate

4.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Population Distribution

the northern and eastern portions of the country are more densely populated; nearly two-thirds of the populace lives in urban areas

Urbanization

urban population: 66.1% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.51% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

VIENNA (capital) 1.753 million (2015)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.76 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Mother’s Mean Age at First Birth

29 years (2014 est.)

Maternal Mortality Rate

4 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 3.4 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 3.8 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3.1 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 81.5 years
male: 78.9 years
female: 84.3 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.47 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Contraceptive Prevalence Rate

65.7%

note: percent of women aged 18-49 (2012/13)

Health Expenditures

11.2% of GDP (2014)

Physicians Density

5.15 physicians/1,000 population (2015)

Hospital Bed Density

7.6 beds/1,000 population (2011)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population

unimproved
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population

unimproved
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

NA

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

NA

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

NA

Obesity – Adult Prevalence Rate

20.1% (2014)

Education Expenditures

5.6% of GDP (2013)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 16 years (2015)

Unemployment, Youth Ages 15-24

total: 10.6%
male: 11.1%
female: 10% (2015 est.)