Christmas Island People - 2021


SOURCE: 2021 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES  Spanish Simplified Chinese French German Russian Hindi Arabic Portuguese

Population

2,205 (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 230

Nationality

noun: Christmas Islander(s)

adjective: Christmas Island

Ethnic groups

Chinese 70%, European 20%, Malay 10% (2001)

note: no indigenous population

Languages

English (official) 27.6%, Mandarin 17.2%, Malay 17.1%, Cantonese 3.9%, Min Nan 1.6%, Tagalog 1%, other 4.5%, unspecified 27.1% (2016 est.)

note: data represent language spoken at home

Religions

Muslim 19.4%, Buddhist 18.3%, Roman Catholic 8.8%, Protestant 6.5% (includes Anglican 3.6%, Uniting Church 1.2%, other 1.7%), other Christian 3.3%, other 0.6%, none 15.3%, unspecified 27.7% (2016 est.)

Age structure

0-14 years: 12.79% (male 147/female 135) (2017 est.)

15-24 years: 12.2% (male 202/female 67) (2017 est.)

25-54 years: 57.91% (male 955/female 322) (2017 est.)

55-64 years: 11.66% (male 172/female 85) (2017 est.)

65 years and over: 5.44% (male 84/female 36) (2017 est.)

Population growth rate

1.11% (2014 est.)

country comparison to the world: 90

Population distribution

majority of the population lives on the northern tip of the island

Sex ratio

N/A

Infant mortality rate

total: NA (2018)

male: NA

female: NA

Life expectancy at birth

total population: NA (2017 est.)

male: NA

female: NA

Total fertility rate

N/A

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate

N/A

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS

N/A

HIV/AIDS - deaths

N/A

NOTE: The information regarding Christmas Island on this page is re-published from the 2021 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Christmas Island 2021 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Christmas Island 2021 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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