Population of British Virgin Islands 2017

Population

Current population of British Virgin Islands is 35,015 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: British Virgin Islander(s)
adjective: British Virgin Islander

Ethnic Groups

African/black 76.3%, Latino 5.5%, white 5.4%, mixed 5.3%, Indian 2.1%, East Indian 1.6%, other 3%, unspecified 0.8% (2010 est.)

Languages

English (official)

Religions

Protestant 70.2% (Methodist 17.6%, Church of God 10.4%, Anglican 9.5%, Seventh Day Adventist 9.0%, Pentecostal 8.2%, Baptist 7.4%, New Testament Church of God 6.9%, other Protestant 1.2%), Roman Catholic 8.9%, Jehovah’s Witness 2.5%, Hindu 1.9%, other 6.2%, none 7.9%, unspecified 2.4% (2010 est.)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 16.7% (male 2,877/female 2,971)
15-24 years: 13.37% (male 2,243/female 2,437)
25-54 years: 49.37% (male 8,116/female 9,170)
55-64 years: 11.6% (male 1,975/female 2,086)
65 years and over: 8.97% (male 1,522/female 1,618) (2017 est.)

Median Age

total: 36.2 years
male: 36 years
female: 36.3 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

2.3% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

11.1 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Death Rate

5.1 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Net Migration Rate

16.5 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Population Distribution

a fairly even distribution throughout the inhabited islands, with the largest islands of Tortola, Anegada, Virgin Gorda, and Jost Van Dyke having the largest populations

Urbanization

urban population: 46.8% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 1.63% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

ROAD TOWN (capital) 13,000 (2014)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.92 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.89 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.95 male(s)/female
total population: 0.92 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 12.6 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 14.3 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 10.7 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 78.6 years
male: 77.2 years
female: 80.1 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.29 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 98% of population
rural: 98% of population
total: 98% of population

unimproved
urban: 2% of population
rural: 2% of population
total: 2% of population (2010 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 97.5% of population
rural: 97.5% of population
total: 97.5% of population

unimproved
urban: 2.5% of population
rural: 2.5% of population
total: 2.5% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

NA

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

NA

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

NA

Education Expenditures

4.4% of GDP (2010)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 14 years
male: NA
female: NA (2015)