St. Kitts Population  

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ST. KITTS &

NEVIS

The people of St. Kitts are predominantly of African origin; some of British, Portuguese, and Lebanese descent. The people of St. Kitts are principally Anglican, with Evangelical Protestant and Roman Catholic minorities.

Population:

40,131 (July 2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 209

Age structure:

0-14 years: 26.3% (male 5,397/female 5,138)
15-64 years: 65.9% (male 13,231/female 13,196)
65 years and over: 7.9% (male 1,326/female 1,843) (2009 est.)

Median age:

total: 28.6 years
male: 27.9 years
female: 29.3 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:

0.847% (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 139

Birth rate:

17.67 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 116

Death rate:

8.05 deaths/1,000 population (July 2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 107

Net migration rate:

-1.15 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 122

Urbanization:

urban population: 32% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.72 male(s)/female
total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:

total: 13.94 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 130
male: 15.66 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 12.11 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 73.2 years
country comparison to the world: 112
male: 70.33 years
female: 76.25 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate:

2.26 children born/woman (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 110

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:

NA

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:

NA

HIV/AIDS - deaths:

NA

Nationality:

noun: Kittitian(s), Nevisian(s)
adjective: Kittitian, Nevisian

Ethnic groups:

predominantly black; some British, Portuguese, and Lebanese

Religions:

Anglican, other Protestant, Roman Catholic

Languages:

English

Literacy:

definition: age 15 and over has ever attended school
total population: 97.8%
male: NA
female: NA (2003 est.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):

total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2005)

Education expenditures:


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