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Virgin Islands (territory of the US) People

    Population: 119,827 (July 1999 est.)
    note: West Indian (45% born in the Virgin Islands and 29% born elsewhere in the West Indies) 74%, US mainland 13%, Puerto Rican 5%, other 8%

    Age structure:
    0-14 years: 28% (male 17,454; female 16,585)
    15-64 years: 63% (male 34,712; female 41,325)
    65 years and over: 9% (male 4,237; female 5,514) (1999 est.)

    Population growth rate: 1.19% (1999 est.)

    Birth rate: 17.08 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Death rate: 5.34 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Net migration rate: 0.13 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Sex ratio:
    at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
    under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
    15-64 years: 0.84 male(s)/female
    65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female
    total population: 0.89 male(s)/female (1999 est.)

    Infant mortality rate: 10.07 deaths/1,000 live births (1999 est.)

    Life expectancy at birth:
    total population: 77.74 years
    male: 74.04 years
    female: 81.67 years (1999 est.)

    Total fertility rate: 2.42 children born/woman (1999 est.)

    Nationality:
    noun: Virgin Islander(s)
    adjective: Virgin Islander

    Ethnic groups: black 80%, white 15%, other 5%

    Religions: Baptist 42%, Roman Catholic 34%, Episcopalian 17%, other 7%

    Languages: English (official), Spanish, Creole

    Literacy: NA

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