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Anguilla: People & Society#

Population16,752 (July 2016 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Anguillan(s)
adjective: Anguillan
Ethnic groupsAfrican/black 85.3%, hispanic 4.9%, mixed 3.8%, white 3.2%, East Indian/Indian 1%, other 1.6%, unspecified 0.3% (2011 est.)
LanguagesEnglish (official)
ReligionsProtestant 73.2% (includes Anglican 22.7%, Methodist 19.4%, Pentecostal 10.5%, Seventh Day Adventist 8.3%, Baptist 7.1%, Church of God 4.9%, Presbytarian 0.2%, Brethren 0.1%), Roman Catholic 6.8%, Jehovah's Witness 1.1%, other Christian 10.9%, other 3.2%, unspecified 0.3%, none 4.5% (2011 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 22.48% (male 1,924/female 1,842)
15-24 years: 14.05% (male 1,176/female 1,178)
25-54 years: 44.32% (male 3,340/female 4,084)
55-64 years: 10.51% (male 834/female 926)
65 years and over: 8.64% (male 719/female 729) (2016 est.)
Median agetotal: 34.6 years
male: 32.7 years
female: 36.4 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate2% (2016 est.)
Birth rate12.7 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate4.6 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate11.9 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Population distributionmost of the population is concentrated in The Valley in the center of the island; settlmement is fairly uniform in the southwest, but rather sparce in the northeast
Urbanizationurban population: 100% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: 1.19% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major urban areas - populationTHE VALLEY (capital) 1,000 (2014)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.04 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.82 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.9 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.98 male(s)/female
total population: 0.91 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 3.4 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 3.8 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 2.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 81.4 years
male: 78.8 years
female: 84.1 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate1.75 children born/woman (2016 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate43%
note: percent of women aged 15-45 (2003)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 94.6% of population
rural: NA
total: 94.6% of population
unimproved:
urban: 5.4% of population
rural: NA
total: 5.4% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 97.9% of population
rural: NA
total: 97.9% of population
unimproved:
urban: 2.1% of population
rural: NA
total: 2.1% of population (2015 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Major infectious diseases
note: active local transmission of Zika virus by Aedes species mosquitoes has been identified in this country (as of August 2016); it poses an important risk (a large number of cases possible) among US citizens if bitten by an infective mosquito; other less common ways to get Zika are through sex, via blood transfusion, or during pregnancy, in which the pregnant woman passes Zika virus to her fetus (2016)
Education expenditures2.8% of GDP (2008)