Italian Population has been mainly affected by the high birth rate of 9.78 births per 1,000 people and relatively high life expectancy and low death rate of 9.82 deaths/1,000 people.
Some of the largest populated cities of Italy are Rome, Milan, Naples, Turin, Palermo and Genoa. Among other major Italian cities the most populated having more than 250,000 inhabitants are Bologna, Florence, Bari, Catania, Venice and Verona.
According to latest reports as per the Italian Statistics Office, the literacy rate among Italy Population is 98% with schooling been made mandatory for children aged between 6 and 18.
The demographic details of Italy are listed as follows:
- Population: 58,133,509 approximately
- Age structure can be defined as:
- 0-14 years: 14.03%
- 15-64 years: 65.93%
- 65 years and over: 20.04%
- Growth Rate of Population: 0.68%
- Net Migration Rate: 7.5%
- 90% belong to Roman
- 10% are Protestant or Jewish
- There are also very few Muslim immigrant
- Languages Spoken: Officially Italian (official); others include: German, French, Slovene