Population of French Polynesia 2017

Population

Current population of French Polynesia is 287,881 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: French Polynesian(s)
adjective: French Polynesian

Ethnic Groups

Polynesian 78%, Chinese 12%, local French 6%, metropolitan French 4%

Languages

French (official) 70%, Polynesian (official) 28.2%, other 1.8% (2012 est.)

Religions

Protestant 54%, Roman Catholic 30%, other 10%, no religion 6%

Age Structure

0-14 years: 22.52% (male 33,340/female 31,481)
15-24 years: 15.73% (male 23,533/female 21,745)
25-54 years: 44.36% (male 65,464/female 62,254)
55-64 years: 9.42% (male 13,947/female 13,178)
65 years and over: 7.97% (male 11,090/female 11,849) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 45.3
youth dependency ratio: 34.8
elderly dependency ratio: 10.5
potential support ratio: 9.5 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 31.5 years
male: 31.3 years
female: 31.7 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

0.9% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

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

Death Rate

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

Net Migration Rate

-0.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Urbanization

urban population: 55.7% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.86% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

PAPEETE (capital) 133,000 (2014)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.94 male(s)/female
total population: 1.05 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 4.7 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 5.2 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 4.1 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 77.2 years
male: 74.9 years
female: 79.6 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.88 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Physicians Density

3.17 physicians/1,000 population (2009)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population

unimproved
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 98.5% of population
rural: 98.5% of population
total: 98.5% of population

unimproved
urban: 1.5% of population
rural: 1.5% of population
total: 1.5% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

NA

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

NA

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

NA

Unemployment, Youth Ages 15-24

total: 56.7%
male: 54.5%
female: 59.7% (2012 est.)