GERMANY | Summary
HEALTH & HEALTH SYSTEM
HEALTH INDICATORS & DEMOGRAPHICS
- Fertility Rate: 1.6 live births per woman
- Life Expectancy (Female, Male): 84, 82
- Infant Mortality Rate: 2.1 deaths per 1,000 live births
- Child Mortality Rate: 2.6 per 1,000 live births
- Maternal Mortality Rate: 7 deaths per 100,000 live births
- Prevalence of Obesity: 23.6%
- German: 80%
- Other European: 12%
- Turkish/Kurds: 3.5%
- Asian: 2%
- Other: 2.5%
- 0-14 years: 12.8%
- 15-24 years: 10%
- 25-54 years: 39.9%
- 55-64 years: 15%
- 65 years and over: 22.3%
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