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Trinidad and Tobago Demographics Profile 2014

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Population1,223,916 (July 2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 19.4% (male 121,386/female 116,661)
15-24 years: 13% (male 82,779/female 76,785)
25-54 years: 46.9% (male 298,156/female 276,205)
55-64 years: 11.1% (male 67,738/female 68,535)
65 years and over: 9.5% (male 50,107/female 65,564) (2014 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 43.1 %
youth dependency ratio: 29.8 %
elderly dependency ratio: 13.3 %
potential support ratio: 7.5 (2014 est.)
Median agetotal: 34.4 years
male: 34 years
female: 34.9 years (2014 est.)
Population growth rate-0.11% (2014 est.)
Birth rate13.8 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate8.48 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Net migration rate-6.42 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 13.7% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 2.21% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationPORT-OF-SPAIN (capital) 66,000 (2011)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.76 male(s)/female
total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 24.82 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 26.05 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 23.57 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 72.29 years
male: 69.42 years
female: 75.24 years (2014 est.)
Total fertility rate1.71 children born/woman (2014 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate42.5% (2006)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate1.6% (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS14,300 (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths500 (2012 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 97.4% of population
rural: 93.1% of population
total: 93.6% of population
unimproved:
urban: 2.6% of population
rural: 6.9% of population
total: 6.4% of population (2011 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 92.1% of population
rural: 92.1% of population
total: 92.1% of population
unimproved:
urban: 7.9% of population
rural: 7.9% of population
total: 7.9% of population (2012 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Trinidadian(s), Tobagonian(s)
adjective: Trinidadian, Tobagonian
Ethnic groupsEast Indian 35.4%, African 34.2%, mixed - other 15.3%, mixed African/East Indian 7.7%, other 1.3%, unspecified 6.2% (2011 est.)
ReligionsProtestant 32.1% (Pentecostal/Evangelical/Full Gospel 12%, Baptist 6.9%, Anglican 5.7%, Seventh-Day Adventist 4.1%, Presbyterian/Congretational 2.5, other Protestant .9), Roman Catholic 21.6%, Hindu 18.2%, Muslim 5%, Jehovah's Witness 1.5%, other 8.4%, none 2.2%, unspecified 11.1% (2011 est.)
LanguagesEnglish (official), Caribbean Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), French, Spanish, Chinese
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 98.8%
male: 99.2%
female: 98.5% (2011 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2004)
Child labor - children ages 5-14total number: 1,201
percentage: 1 % (2006 est.)
Education expenditures3.2% of GDP (2003)
Maternal mortality rate46 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight4.4% (2000)
Health expenditures5.7% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density1.18 physicians/1,000 population (2007)
Hospital bed density2.1 beds/1,000 population (2.1)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate29.3% (2008)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of August 23, 2014