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Antigua and Barbuda Demographics Profile 2016

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Population93,581 (July 2016 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 23.36% (male 11,107/female 10,754)
15-24 years: 17% (male 7,918/female 7,992)
25-54 years: 42.31% (male 18,085/female 21,509)
55-64 years: 9.53% (male 4,021/female 4,894)
65 years and over: 7.8% (male 3,136/female 4,165) (2016 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 45.7%
youth dependency ratio: 35.2%
elderly dependency ratio: 10.4%
potential support ratio: 9.6% (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 31.6 years
male: 29.8 years
female: 33.2 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate1.23% (2016 est.)
Birth rate15.8 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate5.7 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate2.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 23.8% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: -0.95% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationSAINT JOHN'S (capital) 22,000 (2014)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.84 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.82 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.76 male(s)/female
total population: 0.75 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 12.5 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 14.4 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 10.5 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 76.5 years
male: 74.4 years
female: 78.8 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate2.01 children born/woman (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 97.9% of population
rural: 97.9% of population
total: 97.9% of population
unimproved:
urban: 2.1% of population
rural: 2.1% of population
total: 2.1% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 91.4% of population
rural: 91.4% of population
total: 91.4% of population
unimproved:
urban: 8.6% of population
rural: 8.6% of population
total: 8.6% of population (2011 est.)
Major infectious diseasesnote: active local transmission of Zika virus by Aedes species mosquitoes has been identified in this country (as of August 2016); it poses an important risk (a large number of cases possible) among US citizens if bitten by an infective mosquito; other less common ways to get Zika are through sex, via blood transfusion, or during pregnancy, in which the pregnant woman passes Zika virus to her fetus (2016)
Nationalitynoun: Antiguan(s), Barbudan(s)
adjective: Antiguan, Barbudan
Ethnic groupsblack 87.3%, mixed 4.7%, hispanic 2.7%, white 1.6%, other 2.7%, unspecified 0.9% (2011 est.)
ReligionsProtestant 68.3% (Anglican 17.6%, Seventh Day Adventist 12.4%, Pentecostal 12.2%, Moravian 8.3%, Methodist 5.6%, Wesleyan Holiness 4.5%, Church of God 4.1%, Baptist 3.6%), Roman Catholic 8.2%, other 12.2%, unspecified 5.5%, none 5.9% (2011 est.)
LanguagesEnglish (official), Antiguan creole
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over has completed five or more years of schooling
total population: 99%
male: 98.4%
female: 99.4% (2012 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 15 years (2012)
Education expenditures2.6% of GDP (2009)
Health expenditures5.5% of GDP (2014)
Hospital bed density2.1 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate31% (2014)

Source: CIA World Factbook
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