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Aruba: People & Society#

Population growth rate1.36% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 17.8% (male 9,852/female 9,797)
15-24 years: 13.5% (male 7,469/female 7,427)
25-54 years: 43% (male 22,981/female 24,615)
55-64 years: 12.3% (male 6,804/female 8,093)
65 years and over: 11.9% (male 5,346/female 8,279) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.02 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.93 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.9 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.65 male(s)/female
total population: 0.9 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate12.65 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate8.09 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsDutch 82.1%, Colombian 6.6%, Venezuelan 2.2%, Dominican 2.2%, Haitian 1.2%, other 5.5%, unspecified 0.1% (2010 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 11.74 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 15.44 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 7.97 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesPapiamento (a Spanish-Portuguese-Dutch-English dialect) 69.4%, Spanish 13.7%, English (widely spoken) 7.1%, Dutch (official) 6.1%, Chinese 1.5%, other 1.7%, unspecified 0.4% (2010 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 76.35 years
male: 73.3 years
female: 79.47 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 96.8%
male: 96.9%
female: 96.7% (2010 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Aruban(s)
adjective: Aruban; Dutch
Net migration rate9.04 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Population110,663 (July 2014 est.)
note: 'estimate based on a revision of the base population, fertility, and mortality numbers, as well as a revision of 1985-99 migration estimates from outmigration to inmigration, which is assumed to continue into the future; the new results are consistent with the 2000 census
ReligionsRoman Catholic 75.3%, Protestant 4.9% (includes Methodist .9%, Adventist .9%, Anglican .4%, other Protestant 2.7%), Jehovah's Witness 1.7%, other 12%, none 5.5%, unspecified 0.5% (2010 est.)
Total fertility rate1.84 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Median agetotal: 38.8 years
male: 36.9 years
female: 40.6 years (2014 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2011)
Education expenditures6% of GDP (2011)
Urbanizationurban population: 47% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization: 0.6% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 97.8% of population
rural: 97.8% of population
total: 97.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.2% of population
rural: 2.2% of population
total: 2.2% of population (2011 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 97.7% of population
rural: 97.7% of population
total: 97.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.3% of population
rural: 2.3% of population
total: 2.3% of population (2011 est.)
Major urban areas - populationORANJESTAD (capital) 37,000 (2011)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24total: 23.2%
male: 24.1%
female: 22.9% (2007)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 44.3 %
youth dependency ratio: 28 %
elderly dependency ratio: 16.4 %
potential support ratio: 6.1 (2013)