Population of Saint Kitts And Nevis 2017

Population

Current population of Saint Kitts And Nevis is 52,715 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: Kittitian(s), Nevisian(s)
adjective: Kittitian, Nevisian

Ethnic Groups

predominantly black; some British, Portuguese, and Lebanese

Languages

English (official)

Religions

Anglican, other Protestant, Roman Catholic

Age Structure

0-14 years: 20.32% (male 5,378/female 5,332)
15-24 years: 14.54% (male 3,689/female 3,978)
25-54 years: 44.6% (male 12,070/female 11,441)
55-64 years: 11.9% (male 3,130/female 3,142)
65 years and over: 8.64% (male 2,107/female 2,448) (2017 est.)

Median Age

total: 34.5 years
male: 34.7 years
female: 34.3 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

0.7% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

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

Death Rate

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

Net Migration Rate

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

Population Distribution

population clusters are found in the small towns located on the periphery of both islands

Urbanization

urban population: 32.3% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 1.42% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

BASSETERRE (capital) 14,000 (2014)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.02 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.83 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 8.6 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 6 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 11.2 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 75.7 years
male: 73.3 years
female: 78.2 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.77 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Health Expenditures

5.1% of GDP (2014)

Hospital Bed Density

2.3 beds/1,000 population (2012)

Drinking Water Source

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

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

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 87.3% of population
rural: 87.3% of population
total: 87.3% of population

unimproved
urban: 12.7% of population
rural: 12.7% of population
total: 12.7% of population (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

NA

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

NA

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

NA

Obesity – Adult Prevalence Rate

28.4% (2014)

Education Expenditures

4.2% of GDP (2007)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 16 years (2015)