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Languages of Greenland

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Languages of Greenland

This article is about the demographic features of the population of Greenland, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.


56,483 (July 2013 est.)[1]

Age structure

0–6 years: 5,605 (male 2,893 ; female 2,712)

7–14 years: 6,531 (male 3,316 ; female 3,215)

15–17 years: 2,462 (male 1,243 ; female 1,219)

18–24 years: 6,491 (male 3,293 ; female 3,198)

25–64 years: 31,128 (male 16,960 ; female 14,168)

65- years: 4,153 (male 2,133 ; female 2,020)[2]

Population growth rate

-0.67% (2013)[3]

Birth rate

14.58 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)

Death rate

8.3 deaths/1,000 population (2013)[4]

Net migration rate

-5.98 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2012 est.)

Sex ratio

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.14 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.1 male(s)/female
total population: 1.11 male(s)/female (2011 est.)

Infant mortality rate

9.83 deaths/1,000 live births (2012 est.)

Life expectancy at birth

total population: 71.25 years
male: 68.6 years
female: 74.04 years (2012 est.)

Total fertility rate

2.11 children born/woman (2012 est.)


noun: Greenlander(s)
adjective: Greenlandic

Ethnic groups

Greenlander 89% (Inuit, Greenland-born Europeans, and persons of mixed Inuit and Danish blood), Danish and others 11%. (2009 est.)


Evangelical Lutheran



definition: NA
total population: 100%
male: 100%
female: 100%
note: similar to Denmark proper

See also


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