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Turks and Caicos Islands Demographics Profile 2017

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Population51,430 (July 2016 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 21.87% (male 5,732/female 5,517)
15-24 years: 14.31% (male 3,628/female 3,730)
25-54 years: 53.31% (male 13,861/female 13,558)
55-64 years: 6.1% (male 1,696/female 1,443)
65 years and over: 4.4% (male 1,018/female 1,247) (2016 est.)
Median agetotal: 32.9 years
male: 33.2 years
female: 32.5 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate2.23% (2016 est.)
Birth rate15.7 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate3.2 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate9.7 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 92.2% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: 2.48% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationGRAND TURK (capital) 5,000 (2014)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.18 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.8 male(s)/female
total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 10.4 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 12.9 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 7.7 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 79.8 years
male: 77.1 years
female: 82.7 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate1.7 children born/woman (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 81.4% of population
rural: 81.4% of population
total: 81.4% of population
unimproved:
urban: 18.6% of population
rural: 18.6% of population
total: 18.6% 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: none
adjective: none
Ethnic groupsblack 87.6%, white 7.9%, mixed 2.5%, East Indian 1.3%, other 0.7% (2006)
ReligionsProtestant 72.8% (Baptist 35.8%, Church of God 11.7%, Anglican 10%, Methodist 9.3%, Seventh-Day Adventist 6%), Roman Catholic 11.4%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.8%, other 14%
LanguagesEnglish (official)
People - notedestination and transit point for illegal Haitian immigrants bound for the Turks and Caicos Islands, The Bahamas, and the US
Education expenditures3.3% of GDP (2015)

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