Population of Montserrat 2017

Population

Current population of Montserrat is 5,292 people (July 2017 est.).

note: an estimated 8,000 refugees left the island following the resumption of volcanic activity in July 1995; some have returned (July 2017 est.)

Nationality

noun: Montserratian(s)
adjective: Montserratian

Ethnic Groups

African/black 88.4%, mixed 3.7%, hispanic/Spanish 3%, caucasian/white 2.7%, East Indian/Indian 1.5%, other 0.7% (2011 est.)

Languages

English

Religions

Protestant 67.1% (includes Anglican 21.8%, Methodist 17%, Pentecostal 14.1%, Seventh Day Adventist 10.5%, and Church of God 3.7%), Roman Catholic 11.6%, Rastafarian 1.4%, other 6.5%, none 2.6%, unspecified 10.8% (2001 est.)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 16.5% (male 449/female 424)
15-24 years: 21.52% (male 599/female 540)
25-54 years: 47.43% (male 1,201/female 1,309)
55-64 years: 8.45% (male 194/female 253)
65 years and over: 6.1% (male 199/female 124) (2017 est.)

Median Age

total: 32.6 years
male: 32.1 years
female: 33.1 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

0.5% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

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

Death Rate

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

Net Migration Rate

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

Population Distribution

only the northern half of the island is populated, the southern portion is uninhabitable due to volcanic activity

Urbanization

urban population: 9% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.7% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.92 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.83 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.6 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 12.7 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 9.9 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 15.6 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 74.4 years
male: 75.8 years
female: 72.9 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.33 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Drinking Water Source

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

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

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 82.9% of population
rural: 82.9% of population
total: 82.9% of population

unimproved
urban: 17.1% of population
rural: 17.1% of population
total: 17.1% of population (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

NA

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

NA

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

NA

Education Expenditures

5.1% of GDP (2009)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 17 years (2007)