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Saint Kitts and Nevis: People & Society#

Population51,538 (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate0.78% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 21.4% (male 5,520/female 5,518)
15-24 years: 15.4% (male 3,904/female 4,028)
25-54 years: 45.1% (male 11,869/female 11,384)
55-64 years: 7.9% (male 2,637/female 2,610)
65 years and over: 7.8% (male 1,834/female 2,234) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.02 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.8 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate13.64 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate7.08 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupspredominantly black; some British, Portuguese, and Lebanese
Infant mortality ratetotal: 8.98 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 6.11 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 11.91 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesEnglish (official)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 75.29 years
male: 72.88 years
female: 77.75 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over has ever attended school
total population: 97.8%
male: NA
female: NA (2003 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Kittitian(s), Nevisian(s)
adjective: Kittitian, Nevisian
Net migration rate1.22 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsAnglican, other Protestant, Roman Catholic
Total fertility rate1.78 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Median agetotal: 33.5 years
male: 33.6 years
female: 33.4 years (2014 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2008)
Education expenditures4.2% of GDP (2007)
Urbanizationurban population: 32% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization: 1.8% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 98.3% of population
rural: 98.3% of population
total: 98.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.7% of population
rural: 1.7% of population
total: 1.7% of population (2011 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 87.3% of population
rural: 87.3% of population
total: 87.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 12.7% of population
rural: 12.7% of population
total: 12.7% of population (2007 est.)
Major urban areas - populationBASSETERRE (capital) 13,000 (2009)
Health expenditures4.4% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density1.17 physicians/1,000 population (2001)
Hospital bed density4.8 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate40.7% (2008)