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Trinidad and Tobago Demographics Profile 2013

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Population1,225,225 (July 2013 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 19.5% (male 121,713/female 116,764)
15-24 years: 13.6% (male 86,514/female 80,397)
25-54 years: 47.1% (male 299,207/female 278,043)
55-64 years: 10.7% (male 65,195/female 66,033)
65 years and over: 9.1% (male 48,102/female 63,257) (2013 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 42.5 %
youth dependency ratio: 29.6 %
elderly dependency ratio: 12.9 %
potential support ratio: 7.8 (2013)
Median agetotal: 33.9 years
male: 33.4 years
female: 34.4 years (2013 est.)
Population growth rate-0.09% (2013 est.)
Birth rate14.07 births/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Death rate8.42 deaths/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Net migration rate-6.59 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 14% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization: 3% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationPORT-OF-SPAIN (capital) 57,000 (2009)
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: 1.07 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.76 male(s)/female
total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2013 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 25.74 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 27.08 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 24.35 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 71.96 years
male: 69.09 years
female: 74.91 years (2013 est.)
Total fertility rate1.71 children born/woman (2013 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate42.5% (2006)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate1.5% (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS15,000 (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 1,000 (2009 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 98% of population
rural: 93% of population
total: 94% of population
unimproved:
urban: 2% of population
rural: 7% of population
total: 6% of population (2010 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 92% of population
rural: 92% of population
total: 92% of population
unimproved:
urban: 8% of population
rural: 8% of population
total: 8% of population (2010 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Trinidadian(s), Tobagonian(s)
adjective: Trinidadian, Tobagonian
Ethnic groupsIndian (South Asian) 40%, African 37.5%, mixed 20.5%, other 1.2%, unspecified 0.8% (2000 census)
ReligionsRoman Catholic 26%, Protestant 25.8% (Anglican 7.8%, Baptist 7.2%, Pentecostal 6.8%, Seventh-Day Adventist 4%), Hindu 22.5%, Muslim 5.8%, other Christian 5.8%, other 10.8%, unspecified 1.4%, none 1.9% (2000 census)
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: 12 years (2004)
Child labor - children ages 5-14total number: 1,201
percentage: 1 % (2006 est.)
Education expendituresNA
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 density1.175 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 February 21, 2013