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Age Distribution of the Population of Austria
Toward the end of 1924, the population of Austria was 6,535,363, 52 per cent, of which, or 3,419,102, was under 30 years of age. The various ages (with the exception of four) up to 30 are represented with surprising regularity by something more than 100,000 persons each. Age 30 is represented by fewer than 100,000 nor is this number attained by any age after 30. Ages 4 to 7, inclusive, which reflect war conditions more sharply, fall way below the average, age 5 being represented by only 66,351 and age 7 by only 87,206. The small representation of age 7 is explained when we recall that their birth year fell in 1917-1918. With reference to sex distribution, in 1900 in Austria, as in other European states, the excess of males over females prevailing in the lower ages was in sharp contrast to the
VIENNA. JAMA. 1925;85(13):989–990. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02670130051022
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