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Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha PEOPLE 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha PEOPLE 2015
SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on June 18, 2014

Nationality:
noun: Saint Helenian(s)
adjective: Saint Helenian
note: referred to locally as "Saints"

Ethnic groups:
African descent 50%, white 25%, Chinese 25%

Languages:
English

Religions:
Protestant (Anglican (majority), Baptist, Seventh-Day Adventist), Roman Catholic

Population:
7,776
country comparison to the world: 228
note: only Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha islands are inhabited, not any of the other nearby islands/islets (July 2014 est.)
[see also: Population country ranks ]

Age structure:
0-14 years: 16.9% (male 669/female 643)
15-24 years: 11.9% (male 471/female 455)
25-54 years: 45.1% (male 1,737/female 1,773)
55-64 years: 12.4% (male 508/female 455)
65 years and over: 13.2% (male 543/female 522) (2014 est.)
population pyramid:
population pyramid

Median age:
total: 40.5 years
male: 40.5 years
female: 40.4 years (2014 est.)

Population growth rate:
0.27% (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 173
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Birth rate:
10.03 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 191
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Death rate:
7.33 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 120
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Net migration rate:
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 78
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Urbanization:
urban population: 39.5% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: -0.87% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major urban areas - population:
JAMESTOWN (capital) 1,000 (2011)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.01 male(s)/female
total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2014 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 14.71 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 109
male: 17.35 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 11.93 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 79.21 years
country comparison to the world: 45
male: 76.27 years
female: 82.29 years (2014 est.)

Total fertility rate:
1.58 children born/woman (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 182
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HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
NA
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HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA
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Literacy:
definition: age 20 and over can read and write
total population: 97%
male: 97%
female: 98% (1987 est.)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 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 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha PEOPLE 2015 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha PEOPLE 2015 should be addressed to the CIA.
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