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ANTIGUA & BARBUDA

Antigua is populated mostly by people of African origin who were brought to the Islands as slaves. There are also small numbers of Portuguese, British and Arab.

The estimated population as of July 2001 is 66,970.

POPULATION GRAPH
Population:
69,108 (July 2006 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 27.6% (male 9,716/female 9,375)
15-64 years: 68.5% (male 23,801/female 23,524)
65 years and over: 3.9% (male 1,020/female 1,672) (2006 est.)
Median age:
total: 30 years
male: 29.5 years
female: 30.5 years (2006 est.)
Population growth rate:
0.55% (2006 est.)
Birth rate:
16.93 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)
Death rate:
5.37 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)
Net migration rate:
-6.08 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 est.)
Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.61 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2006 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
total: 18.86 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 22.71 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 14.82 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 72.16 years
male: 69.78 years
female: 74.66 years (2006 est.)
Total fertility rate:
2.24 children born/woman (2006 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA
Nationality:
noun: Antiguan(s), Barbudan(s)
adjective: Antiguan, Barbudan
Ethnic groups:
black, British, Portuguese, Lebanese, Syrian
Religions:
Christian (predominantly Anglican with other Protestant, and some Roman Catholic)
Languages:
English (official), local dialects
Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over has completed five or more years of schooling
total population: 85.8%
male: NA%
female: NA% (2003 est.)