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Demographics of San Marino

The total population of San Marino is 33,557 people. People in San Marino speak the Italian language. The linguistic diversity of San Marino is almost homogeneous according to a fractionalization scale which for San Marino is 0. The median age is approximately 43.6 years. Life expectancy in San Marino is 83. The female fertility rate in San Marino is 1.5. The ethnic diversity is diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for San Marino is 0.2927. To find out specifics of language, religion, age, gender distribution, and advancement of people in San Marino see the sections below, as well as visit the section concerning the education in the country.

Population

In San Marino, the population density is 531 people per square kilometer (1381 per square mile). Because of this statistic, this country is considered to be very densely. The total population of San Marino is 33,557 people. San Marino has approximately 4,717 foreign immigrants. Immigrants in San Marino represent 0.1 percent of the total number of immigrants in the world. Immigrants in San Marino represent 15.4 percent of the total number of immigrants in the world. The ethnic diversity of San Marino is diverse according to a fractionalization scale based on ethnicity. Ethnic fractionalization (EF) deals with the number, sizes, socioeconomic distribution, and geographical location of distinct cultural groups, usually in a state or some otherwise delineated territory. Specific cultural features might refer to language, skin color, religion, ethnicity, customs and traditions, history, or other distinctive criteria, alone or in combination. Frequently, these features are used for social exclusion and the monopolization of power. The index of ethnic fractionalization in San Marino is 0.2927. This means that a certain diversity is present in San Marino, although all people can still be divided into a relatively small number of major ethnic groups. EF is usually measured as 1 minus the Herfindahl concentration index of ethnolinguistic group shares, which reproduces the probability that two randomly drawn individuals from the population belong to different groups. The theoretical maximum of EF of 1 means that each person belongs to a different group. Read below for statistics of San Marino on median age and gender distribution at various ages.

Age

The median age is approximately 43.6 years. The median age for men is 42.6, while the median age for women is 44.4.

Gender

The sex ratio, or the number of males for each female (estimated at birth), is 1.09. It can be further divided into the following categories: sex ratio under 15 - 1.08; sex ratio from 15 to 64 - 0.92; sex ratio over 64 - 0.76; total sex ratio - 0.91. Total sex ratio is different from sex ratio estimated at birth. This is due to the fact that some newborns are considered in the sex ratio estimated at birth but pass away within the first weeks of their life and are not included in the total sex ratio.

Religion

The majority religion of San Marino is Christianity, the followers of which comprise 91.6% of all religious believers in the country. Christianity is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ as presented in the New Testament. Christianity is the world's largest religion, with over 2.4 billion adherents, known as Christians. Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God and the savior of humanity whose coming as Christ or the Messiah was prophesied in the Old Testament. Besides Christianity, there are several other religions present within the country. Other religions in San Marino are Hinduism, Buddhism, folk religions. The religious diversity of San Marino is vaguely diverse according to a fractionalization scale based on the number of religions in San Marino. The index of religious fractionalization in San Marino is 0.1975. This score means that within the country there is one major with a few other minor beliefs.

General development

San Marino is considered to be a developed nation. The developmental stage of a nation is determined by a number of factors including, but not limited to, economic prosperity, life expectancy, income equality, and quality of life. As a developed nation, San Marino is able to provide its citizens with social services like public education, healthcare, and law enforcement. Citizens of developed nations enjoy a high standard of living and longer life expectancies than citizens of developing nations. In San Marino, 50.88 in every 100 people use internet. The migration rate in San Marino is 8.03%.

Language

People in San Marino speak the Italian language. The linguistic diversity of San Marino is almost homogeneous according to a fractionalization scale based on the number of unrelated languages spoken in San Marino. The index of linguistic fractionalization in San Marino is 0. This means that within the country there is one major language and a few minor languages. Unrelated languages share few characteristics of grammatical structure, vocabulary, and etymological heritage. Linguistic diversity often results in issues of social and cultural fractionalization that can impact a country’s political circumstance and public policies.