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About Antigua and Barbuda
~ People

Population

85,632 (July 2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 198

Age structure

0-14 years: 26.8% (male 11,660/female 11,303)
15-64 years: 66.6% (male 26,597/female 30,414)
65 years and over: 6.6% (male 2,456/female 3,202) (2009 est.)

Median age

total: 29.7 years
male: 28.2 years
female: 31.1 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate

1.303% (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 103

Birth rate

16.59 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 128

Death rate

5.94 deaths/1,000 population (July 2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 164

Net migration rate

2.38 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 36

Urbanization

urban population: 30% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.87 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female
total population: 0.91 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate

total: 16.25 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 120
male: 18.76 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 13.62 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth

total population: 74.76 years
country comparison to the world: 87
male: 72.81 years
female: 76.81 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate

2.07 children born/woman (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 124

Nationality

noun: Antiguan(s), Barbudan(s)
adjective: Antiguan, Barbudan

Ethnic groups

black 91%, mixed 4.4%, white 1.7%, other 2.9% (2001 census)

Religions

Anglican 25.7%, Seventh Day Adventist 12.3%, Pentecostal 10.6%, Moravian 10.5%, Roman Catholic 10.4%, Methodist 7.9%, Baptist 4.9%, Church of God 4.5%, other Christian 5.4%, other 2%, none or unspecified 5.8% (2001 census)

Languages

English (official), local dialects

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over has completed five or more years of schooling
total population: 85.8%
male: NA
female: NA (2003 est.)

Education expenditures

3.9% of GDP (2002)
country comparison to the world: 106

 

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