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Saint Kitts and Nevis Demographics Profile 2017

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Population52,329 (July 2016 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 20.61% (male 5,408/female 5,379)
15-24 years: 14.82% (male 3,767/female 3,987)
25-54 years: 44.85% (male 12,028/female 11,443)
55-64 years: 11.38% (male 2,972/female 2,983)
65 years and over: 8.34% (male 2,000/female 2,362) (2016 est.)
Median agetotal: 34.5 years
male: 34.7 years
female: 34.3 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate0.75% (2016 est.)
Birth rate13.3 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate7.1 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate1.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 32% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: 1.27% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationBASSETERRE (capital) 14,000 (2014)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.02 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.83 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 8.6 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 6 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 11.2 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 75.7 years
male: 73.3 years
female: 78.2 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate1.78 children born/woman (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 98.3% of population
rural: 98.3% of population
total: 98.3% of population
unimproved:
urban: 1.7% of population
rural: 1.7% of population
total: 1.7% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 87.3% of population
rural: 87.3% of population
total: 87.3% of population
unimproved:
urban: 12.7% of population
rural: 12.7% of population
total: 12.7% of population (2007 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Kittitian(s), Nevisian(s)
adjective: Kittitian, Nevisian
Ethnic groupspredominantly black; some British, Portuguese, and Lebanese
ReligionsAnglican, other Protestant, Roman Catholic
LanguagesEnglish (official)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 16 years (2015)
Education expenditures4.2% of GDP (2007)
Health expenditures5.1% of GDP (2014)
Hospital bed density2.3 beds/1,000 population (2012)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate28.4% (2014)

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