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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Demographics Profile 2017

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Population102,350 (July 2016 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 21.78% (male 11,246/female 11,050)
15-24 years: 16.28% (male 8,407/female 8,258)
25-54 years: 42.64% (male 22,668/female 20,975)
55-64 years: 10.2% (male 5,363/female 5,076)
65 years and over: 9.09% (male 4,347/female 4,960) (2016 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 46.8
youth dependency ratio: 36
elderly dependency ratio: 10.8
potential support ratio: 9.3 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 33 years
male: 33.2 years
female: 32.9 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate-0.26% (2016 est.)
Birth rate13.4 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate7.3 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate-8.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 50.6% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: 0.72% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationKINGSTOWN (capital) 27,000 (2014)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.87 male(s)/female
total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 12.3 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 13.5 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 11.2 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 75.3 years
male: 73.3 years
female: 77.4 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate1.81 children born/woman (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 95.1% of population
rural: 95.1% of population
total: 95.1% of population
unimproved:
urban: 4.9% of population
rural: 4.9% of population
total: 4.9% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 76.1% of population
rural: 76.1% of population
total: 76.1% of population
unimproved:
urban: 23.9% of population
rural: 23.9% of population
total: 23.9% of population (2007 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: Saint Vincentian(s) or Vincentian(s)
adjective: Saint Vincentian or Vincentian
Ethnic groupsblack 66%, mixed 19%, East Indian 6%, European 4%, Carib Amerindian 2%, other 3%
ReligionsProtestant 75% (Anglican 47%, Methodist 28%), Roman Catholic 13%, other (includes Hindu, Seventh-Day Adventist, other Protestant) 12%
LanguagesEnglish, French patois
Education expenditures5.1% of GDP (2010)
Maternal mortality rate45 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Health expenditures8.6% of GDP (2014)
Hospital bed density5.2 beds/1,000 population (2012)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate24.1% (2014)

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