Cypriot people are very friendly and hospitable always with a smile. Cypriots make visitors feel like home when they arrive in Cyprus.

A Cypriot style coffee or a gliko tou koutaliou (sweet) are some of the things the Cypriots may offer you in an encounter with them.

The native language is Greek, but you will see that everyone will speak English in restaurants, shops, and hotels. Most of the Cypriots speak the international language, english.

POPULATION: July 1993 estimated population is 723,371
POPULATION DENSITY: 77.5 persons per sq km
POPULATION GROWTH: 0.94% (1993 est.)
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION (1990): 62% urban, 38% rural
BIRTH RATE: 17.14 births/1,000 population (1993 est.)
DEATH RATE: 7.74 deaths/1,000 population (1993 est.)
INFANT MORTALITY RATE: 9.3 deaths/1,000 live births (1993 est.)
LIFE EXPECTANCY AT BIRTH:

Total population: 75.98 years

Male: 73.75 years and female: 78.31 years (1993 est.)

TOTAL FERTILITY RATE: 2.34 children born/woman (1993 est.)
PERCENTAGE OF POPULATION UNDER AGE 15: 25.8%
PERCENTAGE OF POPULATION OVER AGE 65: 10.2%
ETHNICK DIVISIONS: Greek 78%, Turkish 18%, other 4%
RELIGIONS: Greek Orthodox 78%, Muslim 18%, Maronite, Armenian, Apostolic, and other 4%
LANGUAGES: The Greek Cypriots use the Greek language (a harmonic dialect of it!!) wheareas the Turkish Cypriots speak Turkish.
LITERACY: age 15 and over can read and write (1987) • total population: 94% • male: 98% • female: 91%
LABOR FORCE:

• Greek Cypriots: 282,000 o by occupation: services 57%, industry 29%, agriculture 14% (1991)

• Turkish Cypriots: 72,000 o by occupation: services 57%, industry 22%, agriculture 21% (1991)

MARRIAGE RATE: 7.3 PER 1000 PERSONS
DIVORCE RATE: 0.5 PER 1000 PERSONS
ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE: 100% with access
HOSPITAL BEDS: 180 Population per bed.
PHYSICIANS PER CAPITAL: 13.5 per 10,000 persons.
NURSES PER CAPITAL: 32 per 10,000 persons
PHARMACISTS PER CAPITAL: 1.4 per 10,000
DENTISTS PER CAPITAL: 4.9 per 10,000
MURDER: 2.5 per 10,000 persons.
SEX OFFENCES (INCLUDING RAPE): 3.22 per 100,000 persons
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