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Antigua and Barbuda Demographics Profile 2019

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Population
95,882 (July 2018 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years: 22.91% (male 11,165 /female 10,800)
15-24 years: 16.6% (male 7,924 /female 7,997)
25-54 years: 42.03% (male 18,438 /female 21,861)
55-64 years: 10.13% (male 4,346 /female 5,370)
65 years and over: 8.32% (male 3,422 /female 4,559) (2018 est.)
Dependency ratios
total dependency ratio: 45.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 35.7 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 9.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 10.5 (2015 est.)
Median age
total: 32.2 years (2018 est.)
male: 30.2 years
female: 33.8 years
Population growth rate
1.2% (2018 est.)
Birth rate
15.6 births/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Death rate
5.8 deaths/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Net migration rate
2.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Urbanization
urban population: 24.5% of total population (2019)
rate of urbanization: 0.55% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - population
21,000 SAINT JOHN'S (capital) (2018)
Sex ratio
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.84 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.81 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.75 male(s)/female
total population: 0.9 male(s)/female (2018 est.)
Infant mortality rate
total: 11.7 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)
male: 13.5 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 9.9 deaths/1,000 live births
Life expectancy at birth
total population: 76.9 years (2018 est.)
male: 74.8 years
female: 79.2 years
Total fertility rate
1.99 children born/woman (2018 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
1.1% (2018)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
<1000 (2018)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
<100 (2018)
Drinking water source
improved: urban: 97.9% of population
rural: 97.9% of population
total: 97.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.1% of population
rural: 2.1% of population
total: 2.1% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility access
improved: urban: 91.4% of population (2011 est.)
rural: 91.4% of population (2011 est.)
total: 91.4% of population (2011 est.)
unimproved: urban: 8.6% of population (2011 est.)
rural: 8.6% of population (2011 est.)
total: 8.6% of population (2011 est.)
Major infectious diseases

note: 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

Nationality
noun: Antiguan(s), Barbudan(s)
adjective: Antiguan, Barbudan
Ethnic groups
African descent 87.3%, mixed 4.7%, hispanic 2.7%, white 1.6%, other 2.7%, unspecified 0.9% (2011 est.)
note: data represent population by ethnic group
Religions
Protestant 68.3% (Anglican 17.6%, Seventh Day Adventist 12.4%, Pentecostal 12.2%, Moravian 8.3%, Methodist 5.6%, Wesleyan Holiness 4.5%, Church of God 4.1%, Baptist 3.6%), Roman Catholic 8.2%, other 12.2%, unspecified 5.5%, none 5.9% (2011 est.)
Languages
English (official), Antiguan creole
Literacy
definition: age 15 and over has completed five or more years of schooling
total population: 99%
male: 98.4%
female: 99.4% (2012 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)
total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2012)
Education expenditures
2.5% of GDP (2009)
Maternal mortality rate
Health expenditures
4.3% (2016)
Physicians density
2.76 physicians/1,000 population (2017)
Hospital bed density
3.8 beds/1,000 population (2014)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate
18.9% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on December 7, 2019