Montserrat People - 2021


SOURCE: 2021 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population

5,387 (July 2021 est.)

note: an estimated 8,000 refugees left the island following the resumption of volcanic activity in July 1995; some have returned

country comparison to the world: 226

Nationality

noun: Montserratian(s)

adjective: Montserratian

Ethnic groups

African/Black 86.2%, mixed 4.8%, Hispanic/Spanish 3%, Caucasian/White 2.7%, East Indian/Indian 1.6%, other 1.8% (2018 est.)

Languages

English

Religions

Protestant 71.4% (includes Anglican 17.7%, Pentecostal/Full Gospel 16.1%, Seventh Day Adventist 15%, Methodist 13.9%, Church of God 6.7%, other Protestant 2%), Roman Catholic 11.4%, Rastafarian 1.4%, Hindu 1.2%, Jehovah's Witness 1%, Muslim 0.4%, other/not stated 5.1%, none 7.9% (2018 est.)

Age structure

0-14 years: 16.02% (male 443/female 418)

15-24 years: 20.55% (male 579/female 525)

25-54 years: 47.09% (male 1,217/female 1,313)

55-64 years: 9.79% (male 246/female 280)

65 years and over: 6.55% (male 196/female 156) (2020 est.)

Median age

total: 34.8 years

male: 34.1 years

female: 35.6 years (2020 est.)

country comparison to the world: 88

Population growth rate

0.52% (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 156

Birth rate

11.14 births/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 172

Death rate

5.94 deaths/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 163

Net migration rate

0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 89

Population distribution

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

Urbanization

urban population: 9.2% of total population (2021)

rate of urbanization: 0.94% annual rate of change (2020-25 est.)

Sex ratio

at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female

0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female

15-24 years: 1.1 male(s)/female

25-54 years: 0.93 male(s)/female

55-64 years: 0.88 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 1.26 male(s)/female

total population: 1 male(s)/female (2020 est.)

Infant mortality rate

total: 10.7 deaths/1,000 live births

male: 8.59 deaths/1,000 live births

female: 12.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 136

Life expectancy at birth

total population: 75.49 years

male: 76.52 years

female: 74.41 years (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 120

Total fertility rate

1.31 children born/woman (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 221

Drinking water source

improved: urban: 99% of population

rural: 99% of population

total: 99% of population

unimproved: urban: 1% of population

rural: 1% of population

total: 1% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate

N/A

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS

N/A

HIV/AIDS - deaths

N/A

Education expenditures

8.8% of GDP (2019)

country comparison to the world: 4

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)

total: 14 years

male: 13 years

female: 15 years (2019)

NOTE: The information regarding Montserrat 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 Montserrat 2021 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Montserrat 2021 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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