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Sint Maarten Demographics Profile 2017

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Population41,486 (July 2016 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 18.45% (male 4,000/female 3,655)
15-24 years: 15.26% (male 3,127/female 3,204)
25-54 years: 42.6% (male 8,628/female 9,045)
55-64 years: 15.37% (male 3,057/female 3,319)
65 years and over: 8.32% (male 1,667/female 1,784) (2016 est.)
Median agetotal: 40.7 years
male: 39.8 years
female: 41.7 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate1.44% (2016 est.)
Birth rate13.1 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate5 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate6.3 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 100% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: 1.97% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationPHILIPSBURG (capital) 1,327 (2011)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.09 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.92 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.92 male(s)/female
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 8.3 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 9.1 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 7.6 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 78.1 years
male: 75.8 years
female: 80.6 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate2.06 children born/woman (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
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)
ReligionsProtestant 41.9% (Pentecostal 14.7%, Methodist 10.0%, Seventh Day Adventist 6.6%, Baptist 4.7%, Anglican 3.1%, other Protestant 2.8%), Roman Catholic 33.1%, Hindu 5.2%, Christian 4.1%, Jehovah's Witness 1.7%, Evangelical 1.4%, Muslim/Jewish 1.1%, other 1.3% (includes Buddhist, Sikh, Rastafarian), none 7.9%, no response 2.4% (2011 est.)
LanguagesEnglish (official) 67.5%, Spanish 12.9%, Creole 8.2%, Dutch (official) 4.2%, Papiamento (a Spanish-Portuguese-Dutch-English dialect) 2.2%, French 1.5%, other 3.5% (2001 census)

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

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