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Dominica: People & Society#

Population73,449 (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate0.22% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 22.1% (male 8,300/female 7,939)
15-24 years: 16.7% (male 6,311/female 5,946)
25-54 years: 41.5% (male 15,470/female 15,004)
55-64 years: 10.5% (male 3,604/female 3,147)
65 years and over: 10.4% (male 3,386/female 4,342) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female
total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate15.53 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate7.94 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsblack 86.8%, mixed 8.9%, Carib Amerindian 2.9%, white 0.8%, other 0.7% (2001 census)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 11.61 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 15.46 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 7.57 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesEnglish (official), French patois
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 76.59 years
male: 73.63 years
female: 79.7 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over has ever attended school
total population: 94%
male: 94%
female: 94% (2003 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Dominican(s)
adjective: Dominican
Net migration rate-5.39 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsRoman Catholic 61.4%, Protestant 20.6% (Seventh-Day Adventist 6%, Pentecostal 5.6%, Baptist 4.1%, Methodist 3.7%, Church of God 1.2%), Jehovah's Witnesses 1.2%, other Christian 7.7%, Rastafarian 1.3%, other or unspecified 1.6%, none 6.1% (2001 census)
Total fertility rate2.05 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Median agetotal: 32.1 years
male: 31.7 years
female: 32.6 years (2014 est.)
Education expenditures3.5% of GDP (2010)
Urbanizationurban population: 67% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization: 0.3% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 95.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 4.3% of population (2011 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 79.6% of population
rural: 84.3% of population
total: 81.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 20.4% of population
rural: 15.7% of population
total: 18.9% of population (2007 est.)
Major urban areas - populationROSEAU (capital) 14,000 (2011)
Health expenditures5.9% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density1.59 physicians/1,000 population (2001)
Hospital bed density3.8 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate24.9% (2008)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24total: 26%
male: 26.2%
female: 25.4% (2001)