Falk Islands (Islas Malvinas) People - 2023


SOURCE: 2023 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population

3,662 (2021 est.)

note: data include all persons usually resident in the islands at the time of the 2021 census

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Nationality

noun: Falkland Islander(s)

adjective: Falkland Island

Ethnic groups

Falkland Islander 48.3%, British 23.1%, St. Helenian 7.5%, Chilean 4.6%, mixed 6%, other 8.5%, unspecified 2% (2016 est.)

note: data represent population by national identity

Languages

English 89%, Spanish 7.7%, other 3.3% (2006 est.)

Religions

Christian 57.1%, other 1.6%, none 35.4%, unspecified 6% (2016 est.)

Age structure

0-14 years: NA

15-64 years: NA

65 years and over: NA

Dependency ratios

total dependency ratio: 39.8

youth dependency ratio: 24.8

elderly dependency ratio: 14.9

potential support ratio: 6.7 (2021)

Population growth rate

0.01% (2014 est.)

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Birth rate

10.9 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)

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Death rate

4.9 deaths/1,000 population (2012 est.)

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Net migration rate

NA

Population distribution

a very small population, with most residents living in and around Stanley

Urbanization

urban population: 79.7% of total population (2023)

rate of urbanization: 0.53% annual rate of change (2020-25 est.)

total population growth rate v. urban population growth rate, 2000-2030

Major urban areas - population

2,000 STANLEY (capital) (2018)

Sex ratio

total population: 1.12 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

note: sex ratio is somewhat skewed by the high proportion of males at the Royal Air Force station, Mount Pleasant Airport (MPA); excluding MPA, the sex ratio of the total population would be 1.04

Infant mortality rate

total: NA

male: NA

female: NA

Life expectancy at birth

total population: 77.9

male: 75.6

female: (2017 est.) 79.6

Total fertility rate

NA

Contraceptive prevalence rate

NA

Drinking water source

improved: urban: 100% of population

rural: 78.2% of population

total: 95.3% of population

unimproved: urban: 0% of population

rural: 21.8% of population

total: 4.7% of population (2020)

Current health expenditure

NA

Physicians density

NA

Sanitation facility access

improved: 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 (2020)

Children under the age of 5 years underweight

NA

Currently married women (ages 15-49)

44.8% (2023 est.)

Education expenditures

NA

Literacy

total population: NA

male: NA

female: NA

NOTE: The information regarding Falk Islands (Islas Malvinas) on this page is re-published from the 2023 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Falk Islands (Islas Malvinas) 2023 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Falk Islands (Islas Malvinas) 2023 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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