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Northern Mariana Islands Demographics Profile 2017

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Population53,467 (July 2016 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 25.54% (male 7,041/female 6,614)
15-24 years: 13.59% (male 4,073/female 3,194)
25-54 years: 44.32% (male 10,035/female 13,663)
55-64 years: 11.26% (male 3,210/female 2,811)
65 years and over: 5.29% (male 1,388/female 1,438) (2016 est.)
Median agetotal: 32.7 years
male: 30 years
female: 33.7 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate2.07% (2016 est.)
Birth rate17.2 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate3.8 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate7.4 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 89.2% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: 0.39% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationSAIPAN (capital) 49,000 (2014)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.28 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.73 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.14 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.92 male(s)/female
total population: 0.93 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 5.3 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 5.7 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 4.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 78 years
male: 75.3 years
female: 80.8 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate1.96 children born/woman (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 97.5% of population
rural: 97.5% of population
total: 97.5% of population
unimproved:
urban: 2.5% of population
rural: 2.5% of population
total: 2.5% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 79.7% of population
rural: 79.7% of population
total: 79.7% of population
unimproved:
urban: 20.3% of population
rural: 20.3% of population
total: 20.3% of population (2015 est.)
Nationalitynoun: NA (US citizens)
adjective: NA
Ethnic groupsAsian 50% (includes Filipino 35.3%, Chinese 6.8%, Korean 4.2%, and other Asian 3.7%), Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 34.9% (includes Chamorro 23.9%, Carolinian 4.6%, and other Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6.4%), other 2.5%, two or more ethnicities or races 12.7% (2010 est.)
ReligionsChristian (Roman Catholic majority, although traditional beliefs and taboos may still be found)
LanguagesPhilippine languages 32.8%, Chamorro (official) 24.1%, English (official) 17%, other Pacific island languages 10.1%, Chinese 6.8%, other Asian languages 7.3%, other 1.9% (2010 est.)
Physicians density0.36 physicians/1,000 population (2008)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017