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Turks and Caicos Islands PEOPLE 2013

SOURCE: 2013 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Turks and Caicos Islands PEOPLE 2013
SOURCE: 2013 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 5, 2013

Nationality:
noun: none
adjective: none

Ethnic groups:
black 87.6%, white 7.9%, mixed 2.5%, East Indian 1.3%, other 0.7%

Languages:
English (official)

Religions:
Protestant 72.8% (Baptist 35.8%, Church of God 11.7%, Anglican 10%, Methodist 9.3%, Seventh-Day Adventist 6%), Roman Catholic 11.4%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.8%, other 14%

Population:
46,335 (July 2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 211

Age structure:
0-14 years: 22.5% (male 5,313/female 5,122)
15-24 years: 15.3% (male 3,416/female 3,653)
25-54 years: 53.4% (male 12,634/female 12,106)
55-64 years: 4.7% (male 1,204/female 994)
65 years and over: 4.1% (male 840/female 1,053) (2012 est.)

Median age:
total: 30.9 years
male: 31.2 years
female: 30.6 years (2012 est.)

Population growth rate:
3.17% (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 5

Birth rate:
17.44 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 110

Death rate:
3 deaths/1,000 population (July 2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 218

Net migration rate:
17.27 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 4

Urbanization:
urban population: 93% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization: 1.6% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major cities - population:
GRAND TURK (capital) 6,000 (2009)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.8 male(s)/female
total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2011 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 11.63 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 134
male: 14.57 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 8.54 deaths/1,000 live births (2012 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 79.26 years
country comparison to the world: 42
male: 76.53 years
female: 82.12 years (2012 est.)

Total fertility rate:
1.7 children born/woman (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 170

Sanitation facility access:
improved:

urban: 98% of population
rural: 94% of population
total: 96% of population
unimproved:
urban: 2% of population
rural: 6% of population
total: 4% of population

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
NA

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
NA

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA

Education expenditures:
NA

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over has ever attended school
total population: 98%
male: 99%
female: 98% (1970 est.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 12 years (2005)

People - note:
destination and transit point for illegal Haitian immigrants bound for the Turks and Caicos Islands, The Bahamas, and the US


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Turks and Caicos Islands on this page is re-published from the 2013 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Turks and Caicos Islands PEOPLE 2013 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Turks and Caicos Islands PEOPLE 2013 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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