Population of Trinidad And Tobago 2017

Population

Current population of Trinidad And Tobago is 1,218,208 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: Trinidadian(s), Tobagonian(s)
adjective: Trinidadian, Tobagonian

Ethnic Groups

East Indian 35.4%, African 34.2%, mixed – other 15.3%, mixed African/East Indian 7.7%, other 1.3%, unspecified 6.2% (2011 est.)

Languages

English (official), Caribbean Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), French, Spanish, Chinese

Religions

Protestant 32.1% (Pentecostal/Evangelical/Full Gospel 12%, Baptist 6.9%, Anglican 5.7%, Seventh-Day Adventist 4.1%, Presbyterian/Congretational 2.5%, other Protestant 0.9%), Roman Catholic 21.6%, Hindu 18.2%, Muslim 5%, Jehovah’s Witness 1.5%, other 8.4%, none 2.2%, unspecified 11.1% (2011 est.)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 19.29% (male 119,651/female 115,348)
15-24 years: 11.88% (male 75,402/female 69,333)
25-54 years: 45.56% (male 289,244/female 265,808)
55-64 years: 12.61% (male 76,601/female 77,056)
65 years and over: 10.65% (male 56,550/female 73,215) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 43.2
youth dependency ratio: 29.8
elderly dependency ratio: 13.5
potential support ratio: 7.4 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 35.5 years
male: 35 years
female: 36 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

-0.2% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

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

Death Rate

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

Net Migration Rate

-5.9 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Population Distribution

population on Trinidad is concentrated in the western half of the island, on Tobago in the southern half

Urbanization

urban population: 8.3% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: -83% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

PORT-OF-SPAIN (capital) 34,000 (2014)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.09 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.09 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female
total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Maternal Mortality Rate

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

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 23 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 24.4 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 21.7 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 72.9 years
male: 69.9 years
female: 75.9 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.71 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Health Expenditures

5.9% of GDP (2014)

Physicians Density

1.18 physicians/1,000 population (2007)

Hospital Bed Density

2.7 beds/1,000 population (2012)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 95.1% of population
rural: 95.1% of population
total: 95.1% of population

unimproved
urban: 4.9% of population
rural: 4.9% of population
total: 4.9% of population (2015 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 91.5% of population
rural: 91.5% of population
total: 91.5% of population

unimproved
urban: 8.5% of population
rural: 8.5% of population
total: 8.5% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

1.2% (2016 est.)

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

11,000 (2016 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

<500 (2016 est.)

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

32.3% (2014)

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99%
male: 99.2%
female: 98.7% (2015 est.)

Child Labor – Children Ages 5-14

total number: 1,201
percentage: 1% (2006 est.)

Unemployment, Youth Ages 15-24

total: 8.4%
male: 7.4%
female: 9.9% (2015 est.)