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Isle of Man People - 2024


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91,840 (2023 est.)


noun: Manxman (men), Manxwoman (women)

adjective: Manx

Ethnic groups

White 94.7%, Asian 3.1%, Mixed 1%, Black 0.6%, other 0.4% (2021 est.)

note: data represent population by nationality


English, Manx Gaelic (about 2% of the population has some knowledge)


Christian 54.7%, Muslim 0.5%, Buddhist 0.5%, Hindu 0.4%, Jewish 0.2%, none 43.8% (2021 est.)

Age structure

0-14 years: 16.15% (male 7,715/female 7,114)

15-64 years: 62.09% (male 28,978/female 28,044)

65 years and over: 21.77% (2023 est.) (male 9,408/female 10,581)

2023 population pyramid:

Dependency ratios

total dependency ratio: 58.6

youth dependency ratio: 23.6

elderly dependency ratio: 34.9

potential support ratio: 2.9 (2021)

Median age

total: 44.8 years (2023 est.)

male: 43.6 years

female: 46 years

Population growth rate

0.48% (2023 est.)

Birth rate

10.5 births/1,000 population (2023 est.)

Death rate

10.2 deaths/1,000 population (2023 est.)

Net migration rate

4.5 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2023 est.)

Population distribution

most people concentrated in cities and large towns of which Douglas, in the southeast, is the largest


urban population: 53.5% of total population (2023)

rate of urbanization: 0.97% annual rate of change (2020-25 est.)

Major urban areas - population

27,000 DOUGLAS (capital) (2018)

Sex ratio

at birth: 1.08 male(s)/female

0-14 years: 1.08 male(s)/female

15-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 0.89 male(s)/female

total population: 1.01 male(s)/female (2023 est.)

Infant mortality rate

total: 4.2 deaths/1,000 live births (2023 est.)

male: 4.5 deaths/1,000 live births

female: 3.8 deaths/1,000 live births

Life expectancy at birth

total population: 82.3 years (2023 est.)

male: 80.4 years

female: 84.2 years

Total fertility rate

1.88 children born/woman (2023 est.)

Gross reproduction rate

0.91 (2023 est.)

Contraceptive prevalence rate


Drinking water source

improved: urban: N/A

rural: N/A

total: 99.1% of population

unimproved: urban: N/A

rural: N/A

total: 0.9% of population (2020)

Current health expenditure


Physicians density


Sanitation facility access

improved: urban: N/A

rural: N/A

total: N/A

unimproved: urban: N/A

rural: N/A

total: N/A

Children under the age of 5 years underweight


Education expenditures



total population: NA

male: NA

female: NA

NOTE: The information regarding Isle of Man on this page is re-published from the 2024 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Isle of Man 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Isle of Man 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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