Population of Tuvalu 2017

Population

Current population of Tuvalu is 11,052 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: Tuvaluan(s)
adjective: Tuvaluan

Ethnic Groups

Polynesian 96%, Micronesian 4%

Languages

Tuvaluan (official), English (official), Samoan, Kiribati (on the island of Nui)

Religions

Protestant 98.4% (Church of Tuvalu (Congregationalist) 97%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1.4%), Baha’i 1%, other 0.6%

Age Structure

0-14 years: 29.29% (male 1,659/female 1,578)
15-24 years: 19.26% (male 1,106/female 1,023)
25-54 years: 36.66% (male 2,036/female 2,016)
55-64 years: 8.77% (male 396/female 573)
65 years and over: 6.02% (male 263/female 402) (2017 est.)

Median Age

total: 25.5 years
male: 24.4 years
female: 26.8 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

0.9% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

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

Death Rate

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

Net Migration Rate

-6.7 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Urbanization

urban population: 61.5% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 1.71% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

FUNAFUTI (capital) 6,000 (2014)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.1 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.69 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.69 male(s)/female
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Mother’s Mean Age at First Birth

23.5 years

note: median age at first birth among women 25-29 (2007 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 29.9 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 32.5 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 27.2 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 66.5 years
male: 64.3 years
female: 68.8 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

2.95 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Contraceptive Prevalence Rate

30.5% (2007)

Health Expenditures

16.5% of GDP (2014)

Physicians Density

1.22 physicians/1,000 population (2009)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 98.3% of population
rural: 97% of population
total: 97.7% of population

unimproved
urban: 1.7% of population
rural: 3% of population
total: 2.3% of population (2015 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 86.3% of population
rural: 80.2% of population
total: 83.3% of population

unimproved
urban: 13.7% of population
rural: 19.8% of population
total: 16.7% of population (2012 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

NA

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

NA

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

NA

Obesity – Adult Prevalence Rate

39.6% (2014)

Children Under the Age of 5 Years Underweight

1.6% (2007)

Education Expenditures

NA