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Grenada Demographics Profile 2018

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Population111,724 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 23.99% (male 13,914/female 12,893)
15-24 years: 15.03% (male 8,377/female 8,414)
25-54 years: 40.38% (male 23,099/female 22,013)
55-64 years: 10.52% (male 6,016/female 5,740)
65 years and over: 10.08% (male 5,210/female 6,048) (2017 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 50.7
youth dependency ratio: 39.9
elderly dependency ratio: 10.8
potential support ratio: 9.3 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 31.5 years
male: 31.5 years
female: 31.6 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate0.44% (2017 est.)
Birth rate15.5 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate8.2 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate-2.9 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 35.7% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.44% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - populationSAINT GEORGE'S (capital) 38,000 (2014)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.1 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.85 male(s)/female
total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 9.7 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 9.2 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 10.3 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 74.5 years
male: 71.9 years
female: 77.4 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate2.02 children born/woman (2017 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 99% of population
rural: 95.3% of population
total: 96.6% of population
unimproved:
urban: 1% of population
rural: 4.7% of population
total: 3.4% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 97.5% of population
rural: 98.3% of population
total: 98% of population
unimproved:
urban: 2.5% of population
rural: 1.7% of population
total: 2% of population (2015 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: Grenadian(s)
adjective: Grenadian
Ethnic groupsAfrican descent 82.4%, mixed 13.3%, East Indian 2.2%, other 1.3%, unspecified 0.9% (2011 est.)
ReligionsProtestant 49.2% (includes Pentecostal 17.2%, Seventh Day Adventist 13.2%, Anglican 8.5%, Baptist 3.2%, Church of God 2.4%, Evangelical 1.9%, Methodist 1.6%, other 1.2%), Roman Catholic 36%, Jehovah's Witness 1.2%, Rastafarian 1.2%, other 5.5%, none 5.7%, unspecified 1.3% (2011 est.)
LanguagesEnglish (official), French patois
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 17 years
male: 17 years
female: 17 years (2015)
Maternal mortality rate27 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Health expenditures6.1% of GDP (2014)
Hospital bed density3.5 beds/1,000 population (2012)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate21.3% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018