Population of Turks And Caicos Islands 2017

Population

Current population of Turks And Caicos Islands is 52,570 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: none
adjective: none

Ethnic Groups

black 87.6%, white 7.9%, mixed 2.5%, East Indian 1.3%, other 0.7% (2006)

Languages

English (official)

Religions

Protestant 72.8% (Baptist 35.8%, Church of God 11.7%, Anglican 10%, Methodist 9.3%, Seventh-Day Adventist 6%), Roman Catholic 11.4%, Jehovah’s Witnesses 1.8%, other 14%

Age Structure

0-14 years: 21.74% (male 5,826/female 5,604)
15-24 years: 13.99% (male 3,641/female 3,711)
25-54 years: 53.17% (male 14,097/female 13,855)
55-64 years: 6.54% (male 1,839/female 1,597)
65 years and over: 4.57% (male 1,096/female 1,304) (2017 est.)

Median Age

total: 32.9 years
male: 33.2 years
female: 32.5 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

2.2% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

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

Death Rate

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

Net Migration Rate

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

Population Distribution

eight of the thirty islands are inhabited; the island of Providenciales is the most populated, but the most densely populated is Grand Turk

Urbanization

urban population: 92.8% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 1.71% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

GRAND TURK (capital) 5,000 (2014)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.18 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.8 male(s)/female
total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 10.4 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 12.9 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 7.7 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 79.8 years
male: 77.1 years
female: 82.7 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.7 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 81.4% of population
rural: 81.4% of population
total: 81.4% of population

unimproved
urban: 18.6% of population
rural: 18.6% of population
total: 18.6% of population (2007 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)

Education Expenditures

3.3% of GDP (2015)
People –
note:
destination and transit point for illegal Haitian immigrants bound for the Turks and Caicos Islands, The Bahamas, and the US