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Antigua and Barbuda Demographics Profile

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Population
98,179 (July 2020 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years: 22.52% (male 11,243/female 10,871)
15-24 years: 16.15% (male 7,891/female 7,961)
25-54 years: 41.68% (male 18,757/female 22,167)
55-64 years: 10.74% (male 4,693/female 5,848)
65 years and over: 8.91% (male 3,736/female 5,012) (2020 est.)
Dependency ratios
total dependency ratio: 45.3
youth dependency ratio: 31.8
elderly dependency ratio: 13.6
potential support ratio: 7.4 (2020 est.)
Median age
total: 32.7 years
male: 30.7 years
female: 34.4 years (2020 est.)
Population growth rate
1.18% (2020 est.)
Birth rate
15.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Death rate
5.8 deaths/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Net migration rate
2.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Urbanization
urban population: 24.4% of total population (2020)
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: 0.85 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.8 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.75 male(s)/female
total population: 89.3 male(s)/female (2020 est.)
Infant mortality rate
total: 11.1 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 12.7 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 9.3 deaths/1,000 live births (2020 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
total population: 77.3 years
male: 75.1 years
female: 79.6 years (2020 est.)
Total fertility rate
1.97 children born/woman (2020 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: total: 96.7% of population
unimproved: total: 3.2% of population (2017 est.)
Sanitation facility access
improved: total: 91.7% of population
unimproved: total: 8.1% of population (2017 est.)
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% (2015)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)
total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 16 years (2012)
Education expenditures
2.5% of GDP (2009)
Maternal mortality rate
Health expenditures
4.5% (2017)
Physicians density
2.96 physicians/1,000 population (2017)
Hospital bed density
2.9 beds/1,000 population (2017)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate
18.9% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on Friday, November 27, 2020