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Saint Kitts and Nevis Demographics Profile 2018

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Population52,715 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 20.32% (male 5,378/female 5,332)
15-24 years: 14.54% (male 3,689/female 3,978)
25-54 years: 44.6% (male 12,070/female 11,441)
55-64 years: 11.9% (male 3,130/female 3,142)
65 years and over: 8.64% (male 2,107/female 2,448) (2017 est.)
Median agetotal: 35 years
male: 35.2 years
female: 34.8 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate0.73% (2017 est.)
Birth rate13.2 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate7.1 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate1.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 32.3% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 1.42% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - populationBASSETERRE (capital) 14,000 (2014)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.02 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.83 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 8.4 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 5.9 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 10.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 75.9 years
male: 73.5 years
female: 78.4 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate1.77 children born/woman (2017 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 98.3% of population
rural: 98.3% of population
total: 98.3% of population
unimproved:
urban: 1.7% of population
rural: 1.7% of population
total: 1.7% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 87.3% of population
rural: 87.3% of population
total: 87.3% of population
unimproved:
urban: 12.7% of population
rural: 12.7% of population
total: 12.7% of population (2007 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Kittitian(s), Nevisian(s)
adjective: Kittitian, Nevisian
Ethnic groupspredominantly black; some British, Portuguese, and Lebanese
ReligionsAnglican, other Protestant, Roman Catholic
LanguagesEnglish (official)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 16 years (2015)
Education expenditures4.2% of GDP (2007)
Health expenditures5.1% of GDP (2014)
Hospital bed density2.3 beds/1,000 population (2012)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate22.9% (2016)

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