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Virgin Islands Demographics Profile 2018

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Population107,268 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 20.41% (male 11,220/female 10,671)
15-24 years: 11.19% (male 5,853/female 6,154)
25-54 years: 37.07% (male 18,587/female 21,182)
55-64 years: 13.78% (male 6,967/female 7,812)
65 years and over: 17.55% (male 8,618/female 10,204) (2017 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 60.8
youth dependency ratio: 32.8
elderly dependency ratio: 28
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 41 years
male: 39.9 years
female: 41.9 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate-0.25% (2017 est.)
Birth rate12.8 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate7.8 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate-7.5 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 95.6% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.08% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - populationCHARLOTTE AMALIE (capital) 52,000 (2014)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.82 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.82 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.93 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.83 male(s)/female
total population: 0.87 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 7.9 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 9 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 6.8 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 79.4 years
male: 76.2 years
female: 82.8 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate2.08 children born/woman (2017 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 96.4% of population
rural: 96.4% of population
total: 96.4% of population
unimproved:
urban: 3.6% of population
rural: 3.6% of population
total: 3.6% 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: Virgin Islander(s) (US citizens)
adjective: Virgin Islander
Ethnic groupsblack 76%, white 15.6%, Asian 1.4%, other 4.9%, mixed 2.1%
note: 17.4% self-identify as latino (2010 est.)
ReligionsProtestant 59% (Baptist 42%, Episcopalian 17%), Roman Catholic 34%, other 7%
LanguagesEnglish 71.6%, Spanish or Spanish Creole 17.2%, French or French Creole 8.6%, other 2.5% (2010 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
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