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Population: 56,309 (July 2000 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 27% (male 7,718; female 7,483)
15-64 years: 68% (male 20,860; female 17,272)
65 years and over: 5% (male 1,332; female 1,644) (2000 est.)

Population growth rate: 0.09% (2000 est.)

Birth rate: 16.85 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Death rate: 7.55 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Net migration rate: -8.38 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.21 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.81 male(s)/female
total population: 1.13 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

Infant mortality rate: 18.26 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 68.07 years
male: 64.52 years
female: 71.69 years (2000 est.)

Total fertility rate: 2.45 children born/woman (2000 est.)

Nationality:
noun: Greenlander(s)
adjective: Greenlandic

Ethnic groups: Greenlander 87% (Inuit and Greenland-born whites), Danish and others 13%

Religions: Evangelical Lutheran

Languages: Greenlandic (East Inuit language), Danish, English

Literacy:
definition: NA
total population: NA%
male: NA%
female: NA%
note: similar to Denmark proper