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Tuvalu Demographics Profile 2017

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Population10,959 (July 2016 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 29.32% (male 1,647/female 1,566)
15-24 years: 19.76% (male 1,132/female 1,033)
25-54 years: 36.5% (male 1,989/female 2,011)
55-64 years: 8.66% (male 387/female 562)
65 years and over: 5.77% (male 255/female 377) (2016 est.)
Median agetotal: 25.5 years
male: 24.4 years
female: 26.8 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate0.85% (2016 est.)
Birth rate23.8 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate8.6 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate-6.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 59.7% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: 1.9% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationFUNAFUTI (capital) 6,000 (2014)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.1 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.69 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.69 male(s)/female
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth23.5 years
note: median age at first birth among women 25-29 (2007 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 29.9 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 32.5 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 27.2 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 66.5 years
male: 64.3 years
female: 68.8 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate2.98 children born/woman (2016 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate30.5% (2007)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 98.3% of population
rural: 97% of population
total: 97.7% of population
unimproved:
urban: 1.7% of population
rural: 3% of population
total: 2.3% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 86.3% of population
rural: 80.2% of population
total: 83.3% of population
unimproved:
urban: 13.7% of population
rural: 19.8% of population
total: 16.7% of population (2012 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Tuvaluan(s)
adjective: Tuvaluan
Ethnic groupsPolynesian 96%, Micronesian 4%
ReligionsProtestant 98.4% (Church of Tuvalu (Congregationalist) 97%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1.4%), Baha'i 1%, other 0.6%
LanguagesTuvaluan (official), English (official), Samoan, Kiribati (on the island of Nui)
Education expendituresNA
Children under the age of 5 years underweight1.6% (2007)
Health expenditures16.5% of GDP (2014)
Physicians density1.22 physicians/1,000 population (2009)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate39.6% (2014)

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