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Montserrat PEOPLE 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Montserrat PEOPLE 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Population:
5,267
note: an estimated 8,000 refugees left the island following the resumption of volcanic activity in July 1995; some have returned (July 2016 est.)
country comparison to the world: 229
[see also: Population country ranks ]

Nationality:
noun: Montserratian(s)
adjective: Montserratian

Ethnic groups:
African/black 88.4%, mixed 3.7%, hispanic/Spanish 3%, caucasian/white 2.7%, East Indian/Indian 1.5%, other 0.7% (2011 est.)

Languages:
English

Religions:
Protestant 67.1% (includes Anglican 21.8%, Methodist 17%, Pentecostal 14.1%, Seventh Day Adventist 10.5%, and Church of God 3.7%), Roman Catholic 11.6%, Rastafarian 1.4%, other 6.5%, none 2.6%, unspecified 10.8% (2001 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 16.27% (male 442/female 415)
[see also: Age structure 0-14 years country ranks ]
15-24 years: 22.08% (male 605/female 558)
[see also: Age structure 15-24 years country ranks ]
25-54 years: 47.66% (male 1,202/female 1,308)
[see also: Age structure 25-54 years country ranks ]
55-64 years: 7.88% (male 188/female 227)
[see also: Age structure 55-64 years country ranks ]
65 years and over: 6.11% (male 193/female 129) (2016 est.)
[see also: Age structure 65 years and over country ranks ]
population pyramid:
A population pyramid illustrates the age and sex structure of a country's population and may provide insights about political and social stability, as well as economic development. The population is distributed along the horizontal axis, with males shown on the left and females on the right. The male and female populations are broken down into 5-year age groups represented as horizontal bars along the vertical axis, with the youngest age groups at the bottom and the oldest at the top. The shape of the population pyramid gradually evolves over time based on fertility, mortality, and international migration trends.

For additional information, please see the entry for Population pyramid on the Definitions and Notes page under the References tab.

Median age:
total: 32.6 years
[see also: Median age - total country ranks ]
male: 32.1 years
[see also: Median age - male country ranks ]
female: 33.1 years (2016 est.)
[see also: Median age - female country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 94

Population growth rate:
0.48% (2016 est.)
country comparison to the world: 161
[see also: Population growth rate country ranks ]

Birth rate:
11 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
country comparison to the world: 180
[see also: Birth rate country ranks ]

Death rate:
6.3 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
country comparison to the world: 152
[see also: Death rate country ranks ]

Net migration rate:
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
country comparison to the world: 90
[see also: Net migration rate country ranks ]

Population distribution:
only the northern half of the island is populated, the southern portion is uninhabitable due to volcanic activity

Urbanization:
urban population: 9% of total population (2015)
[see also: Urbanization - urban population country ranks ]
rate of urbanization: 0.65% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
[see also: Urbanization - rate of urbanization country ranks ]

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - at birth country ranks ]
0-14 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - 0-14 years country ranks ]
15-24 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - 15-24 years country ranks ]
25-54 years: 0.92 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - 25-54 years country ranks ]
55-64 years: 0.83 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - 55-64 years country ranks ]
65 years and over: 1.6 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - 65 years and over country ranks ]
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 12.7 deaths/1,000 live births
[see also: Infant mortality rate - total country ranks ]
male: 9.9 deaths/1,000 live births
[see also: Infant mortality rate - male country ranks ]
female: 15.6 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
[see also: Infant mortality rate - female country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 114

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 74.4 years
[see also: Life expectancy at birth - total country ranks ]
male: 75.8 years
[see also: Life expectancy at birth - male country ranks ]
female: 72.9 years (2016 est.)
[see also: Life expectancy at birth - female country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 123

Total fertility rate:
1.31 children born/woman (2016 est.)
country comparison to the world: 217
[see also: Total fertility rate country ranks ]

Drinking water source:
improved: urban: 99% of population rural: 99% of population total: 99% of population
[see also: Drinking water source - Improved - total country ranks ]
unimproved: urban: 1% of population rural: 1% of population total: 1% of population (2015 est.)
[see also: Drinking water source - Unimproved - total country ranks ]

Sanitation facility access:
improved: urban: 82.9% of population rural: 82.9% of population total: 82.9% of population
[see also: Sanitation facility access - Total Improved country ranks ]
unimproved: urban: 17.1% of population rural: 17.1% of population total: 17.1% of population (2007 est.)
[see also: Sanitation facility access - Total UnImproved country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - deaths country ranks ]

Education expenditures:
5.1% of GDP (2009)
[see also: Education expenditures - percent of GDP country ranks ]

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 15 years
[see also: School life expectancy - total country ranks ]
male: 14 years
[see also: School life expectancy - male country ranks ]
female: 17 years (2007)


[see also: School life expectancy - female country ranks ]


NOTE: The information regarding Montserrat on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Montserrat PEOPLE 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Montserrat PEOPLE 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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