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Antigua and Barbuda People

    Population: 64,246 (July 1999 est.)

    Age structure:
    0-14 years: 26% (male 8,414; female 8,137)
    15-64 years: 69% (male 21,936; female 22,227)
    65 years and over: 5% (male 1,504; female 2,028) (1999 est.)

    Population growth rate: 0.36% (1999 est.)

    Birth rate: 16.22 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Death rate: 5.76 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Net migration rate: -6.9 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Sex ratio:
    at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
    under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
    15-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
    65 years and over: 0.74 male(s)/female
    total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (1999 est.)

    Infant mortality rate: 20.69 deaths/1,000 live births (1999 est.)

    Life expectancy at birth:
    total population: 71.46 years
    male: 69.06 years
    female: 73.98 years (1999 est.)

    Total fertility rate: 1.72 children born/woman (1999 est.)

    Nationality:
    noun: Antiguan(s), Barbudan(s)
    adjective: Antiguan, Barbudan

    Ethnic groups: black, British, Portuguese, Lebanese, Syrian

    Religions: Anglican (predominant), other Protestant sects, some Roman Catholic

    Languages: English (official), local dialects

    Literacy:
    definition: age 15 and over has completed five or more years of schooling
    total population: 89%
    male: 90%
    female: 88% (1960 est.)

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