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Montserrat: People & Society#

Population5,215
note: an estimated 8,000 refugees left the island following the resumption of volcanic activity in July 1995; some have returned (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate0.48% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 17.6% (male 472/female 445)
15-24 years: 21.5% (male 588/female 531)
25-54 years: 47.9% (male 1,190/female 1,309)
55-64 years: 6.9% (male 160/female 200)
65 years and over: 6.2% (male 196/female 124) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.04 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.11 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.91 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.55 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate11.31 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate6.52 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsAfrican/black 88.4%, mixed 3.7%, hispanic/Spanish 3%, caucasian/white 2.7%, East Indian/Indian 1.5%, other 0.7% (2011 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 13.66 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 10.54 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 16.92 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesEnglish
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 73.9 years
male: 75.48 years
female: 72.24 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over has ever attended school
total population: 97%
male: 97%
female: 97% (1970 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Montserratian(s)
adjective: Montserratian
Net migration rate0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsProtestant 67.1% (includes Anglican 21.8%, Methodist 17%, Pentecostal 14.1%, Seventh Day Adventist 10.5%, and Church of God 3.7%), Roman Catholic 11.6%, Rastafarian 1.4%, other 6.5%, none 2.6%, unspecified 10.8% (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate1.29 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Median agetotal: 31.4 years
male: 30.9 years
female: 31.9 years (2014 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 17 years (2007)
Urbanizationurban population: 14.2% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 1.89% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 99% of population
rural: 99% of population
total: 99% of population
unimproved: urban: 1% of population
rural: 1% of population
total: 1% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 82.9% of population
rural: 82.9% of population
total: 82.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 17.1% of population
rural: 17.1% of population
total: 17.1% of population (2007 est.)