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Puerto Rico PEOPLE 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Puerto Rico PEOPLE 2015
SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on June 20, 2014

Nationality:
noun: Puerto Rican(s) (US citizens)
adjective: Puerto Rican

Ethnic groups:
white 75.8%, black/African American 12.4%, other 8.5% (includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, other Pacific Islander, and others), mixed 3.3%
note: 99% of the population is Latino (2010 est.)

Languages:
Spanish, English

Religions:
Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant and other 15%

Population:
3,620,897 (July 2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 130
[see also: Population country ranks ]

Age structure:
0-14 years: 18.1% (male 335,142/female 319,765)
15-24 years: 14.5% (male 267,596/female 256,487)
25-54 years: 38.5% (male 665,092/female 727,412)
55-64 years: 12% (male 197,256/female 238,139)
65 years and over: 16.4% (male 265,674/female 348,334) (2014 est.)
population pyramid:
population pyramid

Dependency ratios:
total dependency ratio: 50.1 %
youth dependency ratio: 28.8 %
elderly dependency ratio: 21.3 %
potential support ratio: 4.7 (2014 est.)

Median age:
total: 38.7 years
male: 36.8 years
female: 40.5 years (2014 est.)

Population growth rate:
-0.65% (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 227
[see also: Population growth rate country ranks ]

Birth rate:
10.9 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 178
[see also: Birth rate country ranks ]

Death rate:
8.51 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 78
[see also: Death rate country ranks ]

Net migration rate:
-8.93 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 211
[see also: Net migration rate country ranks ]

Urbanization:
urban population: 98.9% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 0.06% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major urban areas - population:
SAN JUAN (capital) 2.475 million (2011)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.02 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.91 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.92 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female
total population: 0.92 male(s)/female (2014 est.)

Maternal mortality rate:
20 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
country comparison to the world: 140
[see also: Maternal mortality rate country ranks ]

Infant mortality rate:
total: 7.73 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 158
male: 8.53 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 6.91 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 79.09 years
country comparison to the world: 48
male: 75.46 years
female: 82.8 years (2014 est.)

Total fertility rate:
1.64 children born/woman (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 178
[see also: Total fertility rate country ranks ]

Contraceptive prevalence rate:
84.1%
note: percent of women aged 18-44 (2002)
[see also: Contraceptive prevalence rate country ranks ]

Drinking water source:
improved:

urban: 93.6% of population
rural: 93.6% of population
total: 93.6% of population
unimproved:
urban: 6.4% of population
rural: 6.4% of population
total: 6.4% of population (2001 est.)

Sanitation facility access:
improved:

urban: 99.3% of population
rural: 99.3% of population
total: 99.3% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0.7% of population
rural: 0.7% of population
total: 0.7% of population (2012 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - deaths country ranks ]

Education expenditures:
NA
[see also: Education expenditures - percent of GDP country ranks ]

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 90.3%
male: 89.7%
female: 90.9% (2011 est.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 16 years
male: 14 years
female: 17 years (2011)

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24
total: 26.6%
country comparison to the world: 35
male: 28.9%
female: 23.1% (2012)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Puerto Rico on this page is re-published from the 2015 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Puerto Rico PEOPLE 2015 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Puerto Rico PEOPLE 2015 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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