Italy is also home to the greatest number of cardinals in the world, and is the country with the greatest number of Roman Catholic churches per capita.  Even though the main Christian denomination in Italy is Roman Catholicism, there are some minorities of Protestant , Waldensian , Eastern Orthodox and other Christian churches.
Population density in the EU and EFTA countries, including candidate countries (2017) Population growth and decline as of 2009 in Europe and the Middle East Europe's population growth is comparatively low, and its median age comparatively high, in relation to the world's other continents, especially compared to Asia, Africa and Latin America.
As of 1 January 2017, there were 5,047,028 foreign nationals resident in Italy. This amounted to 8.2% of the country's population and represented an increase of 92,352 over the previous year. These figures include children born in Italy to foreign nationals, but exclude foreign nationals who have subsequently acquired Italian nationality; this applied to 129,887 people in 2014. Around 6,200,000 people residing in Italy have an immigration background. They also exclude illegal immigrants whose nu
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The demographics of the European Union show a highly populated, culturally diverse union of 27 member states. As of 1 February 2020, the population of the EU is about 445 million people. As of 1 February 2020, the population of the EU is about 445 million people.
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Sicily is also known for its liqueurs, such as the Amaro Averna produced in Caltanissetta and the local limoncello. Fishing is another fundamental resource for Sicily. There are important tuna, sardine, swordfish and European anchovy fisheries. Mazara del Vallo is the largest fishing centre in Sicily and one of the most important in Italy.
65 years and over: 19.48% (male 5,648,888/female 7,422,091) (2017 est.) Birth rate 11.8 births/1,000 population (2021 est.) Country comparison to the world: 163nd 12.1 births/1,000 population (2017 est.) Death rate 9.6 deaths/1,000 population (2021 est.) Country comparison to the world: 45st
Approximately 50% of Nigerians are urban dwellers, with the rate of urbanization being estimated at 4.3%. Nigeria is home to over 250 ethnic groups, with over 500 languages, and the variety of customs, and traditions among them gives the country great cultural diversity. The three largest ethnic groups are the Hausa 27.4% of the population; along with the Yoruba 21% and Igbo 18%. The Efik ...
female: 42.4 years (2017 est.) total: 38.5 years male: 36.8 years female: 40.3 years (2011 est.) Birth rate 9.3 births/1,000 population (2018 est.) Country comparison to the world: 202nd 9.5 births/1,000 population (2017 est.) Death rate 10.5 deaths/1,000 population (2018 est.) Country comparison to the world: 29th 10.4 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)