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Turks and Caicos Islands Demographics Profile 2018

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Population52,570 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 21.74% (male 5,826/female 5,604)
15-24 years: 13.99% (male 3,641/female 3,711)
25-54 years: 53.17% (male 14,097/female 13,855)
55-64 years: 6.54% (male 1,839/female 1,597)
65 years and over: 4.57% (male 1,096/female 1,304) (2017 est.)
Median agetotal: 33.3 years
male: 33.6 years
female: 33 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate2.16% (2017 est.)
Birth rate15.3 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate3.2 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate9.5 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 92.8% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 1.71% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - populationGRAND TURK (capital) 5,000 (2014)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.18 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.8 male(s)/female
total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 10.1 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 12.5 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 7.5 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 80 years
male: 77.2 years
female: 82.9 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate1.7 children born/woman (2017 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 81.4% of population
rural: 81.4% of population
total: 81.4% of population
unimproved:
urban: 18.6% of population
rural: 18.6% of population
total: 18.6% of population (2007 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: none
adjective: none
Ethnic groupsblack 87.6%, white 7.9%, mixed 2.5%, East Indian 1.3%, other 0.7% (2006)
ReligionsProtestant 72.8% (Baptist 35.8%, Church of God 11.7%, Anglican 10%, Methodist 9.3%, Seventh-Day Adventist 6%), Roman Catholic 11.4%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.8%, other 14%
LanguagesEnglish (official)
People - notedestination and transit point for illegal Haitian immigrants bound for the Turks and Caicos Islands, The Bahamas, and the US
Education expenditures3.3% of GDP (2015)

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