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Population
Definition - World rank and map
22,352 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
52 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 30.7% (male 3,497/female 3,374)
15-64 years: 65.2% (male 7,640/female 6,929)
65 years and over: 4.1% (male 435/female 477) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 27.8 years
male: 28.5 years
female: 27 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
2.644% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
21.12 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
4.16 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
9.48 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.91 male(s)/female
total population: 1.07 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
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total: 14.35 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 16.56 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 12.04 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
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total population: 75.19 years
male: 72.91 years
female: 77.59 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
2.98 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
NA
Nationality
Definition
noun: none
adjective: none
Ethnic groups
Definition
black 90%, mixed, European, or North American 10%
Religions
Definition
Baptist 40%, Anglican 18%, Methodist 16%, Church of God 12%, other 14% (1990)
Languages
Definition
English (official)
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over has ever attended school
total population: 98%
male: 99%
female: 98% (1970 est.)
People - note
Definition
destination and transit point for illegal Haitian immigrants bound for the Turks and Caicos Islands, The Bahamas, and the US


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