Population of Grenada 2017

Population

Current population of Grenada is 111,724 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: Grenadian(s)
adjective: Grenadian

Ethnic Groups

African descent 82.4%, mixed 13.3%, East Indian 2.2%, other 1.3%, unspecified 0.9% (2011 est.)

Languages

English (official), French patois

Religions

Protestant 49.2% (includes Pentecostal 17.2%, Seventh Day Adventist 13.2%, Anglican 8.5%, Baptist 3.2%, Church of God 2.4%, Evangelical 1.9%, Methodist 1.6%, other1.2%), Roman Catholic 36%, Jehovah’s Witness 1.2%, Rastafarian 1.2%, other 5.5%, none 5.7%, unspecified 1.3% (2011 est.)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 23.99% (male 13,914/female 12,893)
15-24 years: 15.03% (male 8,377/female 8,414)
25-54 years: 40.38% (male 23,099/female 22,013)
55-64 years: 10.52% (male 6,016/female 5,740)
65 years and over: 10.08% (male 5,210/female 6,048) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 50.7
youth dependency ratio: 39.9
elderly dependency ratio: 10.8
potential support ratio: 9.3 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 30.9 years
male: 30.9 years
female: 31 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

0.4% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

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

Death Rate

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

Net Migration Rate

-2.9 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Population Distribution

approximately one-third of the population is found in the capital of St. George’s; the island’s population is concentrated along the coast

Urbanization

urban population: 35.7% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.44% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

SAINT GEORGE’S (capital) 38,000 (2014)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.1 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.85 male(s)/female
total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Maternal Mortality Rate

27 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 9.9 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 9.4 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 10.6 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 74.3 years
male: 71.7 years
female: 77.1 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

2.02 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Health Expenditures

6.1% of GDP (2014)

Hospital Bed Density

3.5 beds/1,000 population (2012)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 99% of population
rural: 95.3% of population
total: 96.6% of population

unimproved
urban: 1% of population
rural: 4.7% of population
total: 3.4% of population (2015 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 97.5% of population
rural: 98.3% of population
total: 98% of population

unimproved
urban: 2.5% of population
rural: 1.7% of population
total: 2% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

NA

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

NA

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

NA

Major Infectious Disease

note: active local transmission of Zika virus by Aedes species mosquitoes has been identified in this country (as of August 2016); it poses an important risk (a large number of cases possible) among US citizens if bitten by an infective mosquito; other less common ways to get Zika are through sex, via blood transfusion, or during pregnancy, in which the pregnant woman passes Zika virus to her fetus (2016)

Obesity – Adult Prevalence Rate

24.6% (2014)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 17 years
male: 17 years
female: 17 years (2015)