Table 1. Demographic Indicators in Europe, 2005
  Pop. January 2005 (in thousands) Births per 1,000 population Deaths per 1,000 population Nat. pop. decrease/increase Net migration Total pop. change Pop. January 2006 (in thousands)
EU-25 459,488 10.5 9.7 0.7 3.7 4.4 461,507
Germany 82,501 8.4 10.1 -1.7 1.2 -0.5 82,456
France 60,561 12.6 8.8 3.7 1.7 5.4 60,892
UK 60,035 11.9 9.9 2.0 3.3 5.3 60,354
Italy 58,462 9.9 10.4 -0.5 5.8 5.3 58,772
Spain 43,038 10.9 8.8 2.1 15.0 17.1 43,781
Poland 38,174 9.4 9.7 -0.3 -0.3 -0.7 38,148
Netherlands 16,306 11.6 8.4 3.1 -1.2 2.0 16,338
Greece 11,076 9.4 9.2 0.2 3.1 3.3 11,112
Portugal 10,529 10.5 9.7 0.8 3.9 4.7 10,579
Belgium 10,446 11.4 10.0 1.4 3.2 4.6 10,494
Czech Rep. 10,221 10.0 10.5 -0.5 3.5 2.9 10,251
Hungary 10,098 9.6 13.5 -3.9 1.8 -2.1 10,076
Sweden 9,011 10.4 9.9 0.5 2.7 3.2 9,040
Austria 8,207 9.4 9.0 0.4 7.4 7.8 8,270
Denmark 5,411 11.8 10.3 1.6 1.4 3.0 5,428
Slovakia 5,385 10.0 9.8 0.2 0.8 0.9 5,390
Finland 5,237 11.0 9.2 1.8 1.7 3.5 5,255
Ireland 4,109 15.3 6.5 8.8 11.4 20.2 4,193
Lithuania 3,425 8.9 12.9 -4.0 -3.0 -7.0 3,401
Latvia 2,306 9.3 14.2 -4.9 -0.5 -5.4 2,294
Slovenia 1,998 8.8 9.2 -0.5 3.6 3.1 2,004
Estonia 1,347 10.6 13.1 -2.5 -0.3 -2.8 1,343
Cyprus* 749 10.9 6.7 4.1 27.2 31.3 773
Luxembourg 455 11.5 7.6 3.9 3.4 7.3 458
Malta 403 9.9 7.2 2.7 5.0 7.8 406
Other EEA
Iceland 294 14.2 6.2 7.9 2.0 10.0 297
Liechtenstein 35 10.8 6.4 4.5 3.8 8.3 35
Norway 4,606 12.4 8.8 3.7 4.7 8.4 4,645
 EEA 464,423 10.5 9.7 0.7 3.7 4.4 466,484
Switzerland 7,415 9.6 8.3 1.3 4.7 6.0 7,460
Accession & candidate countries*** 105,472 16.0 8.3 7.6 -4.1 7.5 106,276
Croatia 4,444 9.4 11.1 -1.7 2.6 0.9 4,448
Bulgaria 7,761 9.0 14.6 -5.6 -1.8 -7.4 7,704
Romania 21,659 10.2 12.3 -2.1 -0.5 -2.5 21,604
Turkey** 71,609 18.9 6.2 12.6 -5.9 12.6 72,520
Notes:*Greek part of Cyprus only. **Data for Turkey on net migration are from 2003. ***Excluding Macedonia

Source: EUROSTAT, Chronos Database.


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