Demographics of the British Virgin Islands

This article is about the demographic features of the population of the British Virgin Islands, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and various other aspects.

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CIA World Factbook demographic statistics

The following demographic statistics are from the CIA World Factbook, unless otherwise indicated.

Population

24,491 (July 2009 est.)

Age Structure


0–14 years: 21.9% (male 2,401; female 2,358)
15–64 years: 73.1% (male 8,181; female 7,709)
65 years and over: 5% (male 578; female 503) (2003 est.)

Population Growth Rate

1.837% (2009 est.)

Birth Rate

14.62 births/1,000 population (2000 est.) 15 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Death Rate

4.37 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.) 4.46 deaths/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Net Migration Rate

8.13 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.) 10.45 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Urbanization

urban population: 40% of total population (2009 est.) rate of urbanization: 1.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex Ratio


at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15–64 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.06 male(s)/female
total population: 1.05 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 14.65 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 16.61 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 12.58 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life Expectancy At Birth


total population: 77.26 years
male: 76.03 years
female: 78.55 years (2009 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.71 children born/woman (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS - Adult Prevalence Rate

Definition Field Listing Rank Order NA%

HIV/AIDS - People Living With HIV/AIDS

Definition Field Listing Rank Order NA

HIV/AIDS - Deaths

Definition Field Listing Rank Order NA

Nationality


noun: British Virgin Islander(s)
adjective: British Virgin Islander

Ethnic Groups

  • Black 83.4%
  • White 7%
  • Other 9.6% (Includes Indian and mixed) (2004 Census)

Religions

  • Protestant 86%
    • Methodist 33%
    • Anglican 17%
    • Church of God 9%
    • Seventh-Day Adventist 6%
    • Baptist 4%
    • Jehovah's Witnesses 2%
    • Other 14%
  • Roman Catholic 10%
  • None 2%
  • Other 2% (1991 est.)

Languages

English (official)

Literacy


definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 97.8% (1991 est.)
male: NA%
female: NA%

Education Expenditure

3.7% of total GDP (2006)


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