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Northern Mariana Islands Demographics Profile

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Population
51,433 (July 2020 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years: 25.02% (male 6,937/female 5,934)
15-24 years: 16.28% (male 4,518/female 3,857)
25-54 years: 37.44% (male 9,934/female 9,325)
55-64 years: 14.01% (male 3,921/female 3,286)
65 years and over: 7.23% (male 1,988/female 1,733) (2020 est.)
Median age
total: 32.8 years
male: 31.8 years
female: 34.1 years (2020 est.)
Population growth rate
-0.55% (2020 est.)
Birth rate
15.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Death rate
5.3 deaths/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Net migration rate
-15.4 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Urbanization
urban population: 91.8% of total population (2020)
rate of urbanization: 0.29% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - population
51,000 SAIPAN (capital) (2018)
Sex ratio
at birth: 1.16 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.17 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.17 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.19 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.15 male(s)/female
total population: 113.1 male(s)/female (2020 est.)
Infant mortality rate
total: 11.5 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 13.7 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 9 deaths/1,000 live births (2020 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
total population: 76.1 years
male: 74 years
female: 78.5 years (2020 est.)
Total fertility rate
2.7 children born/woman (2020 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths
NA
Drinking water source
improved: total: 100% of population
unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)
Sanitation facility access
improved: total: 97.7% of population
unimproved: total: 2.2% of population (2017 est.)
Nationality
noun: NA (US citizens)
adjective: NA
Ethnic groups
Asian 50% (includes Filipino 35.3%, Chinese 6.8%, Korean 4.2%, and other Asian 3.7%), Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 34.9% (includes Chamorro 23.9%, Carolinian 4.6%, and other Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6.4%), other 2.5%, two or more ethnicities or races 12.7% (2010 est.)
Religions
Christian (Roman Catholic majority, although traditional beliefs and taboos may still be found)
Languages
Philippine languages 32.8%, Chamorro (official) 24.1%, English (official) 17%, other Pacific island languages 10.1%, Chinese 6.8%, other Asian languages 7.3%, other 1.9% (2010 est.)
Education expenditures
NA
Physicians density

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