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Saint Kitts and NevisPeople

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Population:
38,958 (July 2005 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 28% (male 5,586/female 5,330) 15-64 years: 63.7% (male 12,424/female 12,403) 65 years and over: 8.3% (male 1,328/female 1,887) (2005 est.)
Median age:
total: 27.6 years male: 26.78 years female: 28.38 years (2005 est.)
Population growth rate:
0.38% (2005 est.)
Birth rate:
18.12 births/1,000 population (2005 est.)
Death rate:
8.47 deaths/1,000 population (2005 est.)
Net migration rate:
-5.9 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2005 est.)
Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female 15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female 65 years and over: 0.7 male(s)/female total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2005 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
total: 14.49 deaths/1,000 live births male: 16.25 deaths/1,000 live births female: 12.63 deaths/1,000 live births (2005 est.)
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 72.15 years male: 69.31 years female: 75.16 years (2005 est.)
Total fertility rate:
2.33 children born/woman (2005 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA
Nationality:
noun: Kittitian(s), Nevisian(s) adjective: Kittitian, Nevisian
Ethnic groups:
predominantly black; some British, Portuguese, and Lebanese
Religions:
Anglican, other Protestant, Roman Catholic
Languages:
English
Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over has ever attended school total population: 97% male: 97% female: 98% (1980 est.)

More about Saint Kitts and Nevis:

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  • The World Factbook 2005, by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

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