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Demographics of Montserrat
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Demographics of Montserrat

Population: 8,400 (2002 estimate)
note: an estimated 8,000 refugees left the island following the resumption of volcanic activity in July 1995; many have returned. Pre-eruption population was 13,000 in 1994.

Age structure:
0-14 years: 23.4% (male 1,062; female 1,041)
15-64 years: 65.3% (male 2,805; female 3,066)
65 years and over: 11.4% (male 537; female 484) (2003 est.)

Median age:
total: 27.8 years
male: 27.7 years
female: 27.9 years (2002)

Population growth rate: 4.5% (2003 est.)

Birth rate: 17.57 births/1,000 population (2003 est.)

Death rate: 7.34 deaths/1,000 population (2003 est.)

Net migration rate: 195.35 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.91 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.11 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 7.77 deaths/1,000 live births (2003 est.)
female: 6.43 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 9.05 deaths/1,000 live births

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 78.36 years
male: 76.24 years
female: 80.59 years (2003 est.)

Total fertility rate: 1.8 children born/woman (2003 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalance rate: NA%

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: NA

HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA

Nationality:
noun: Montserratian(s)
adjective: Montserratian

Ethnic groups: black, white

Religions: Anglican, Methodist, Roman Catholic, Pentecostal, Seventh-Day Adventist, other Christian denominations

Languages: English

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over has ever attended school
total population: 97%
male: 97%
female: 97% (1970 est.)

See also : Montserrat

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