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Turks and Caicos Islands People 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population:
22,942 (July 2009 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 30.2% (male 3,528/female 3,401)
15-64 years: 65.6% (male 7,875/female 7,164)
65 years and over: 4.2% (male 475/female 499) (2009 est.)

Median age:
total: 27.9 years
male: 28.7 years
female: 27.2 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:
2.563% (2009 est.)

Birth rate:
20.79 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Death rate:
4.16 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)

Net migration rate:
9.02 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Urbanization:
urban population: 92% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.95 male(s)/female
total population: 1.07 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 13.89 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 16.02 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 11.64 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 75.42 years
male: 73.12 years
female: 77.83 years (2009 est.)


See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


See also: Health Performance

Total fertility rate:
2.95 children born/woman (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
NA

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

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA

Nationality:
noun: none
adjective: none

Ethnic groups:
black 90%, mixed, European, or North American 10%

Religions:
Baptist 40%, Anglican 18%, Methodist 16%, Church of God 12%, other 14% (1990)

Languages:
English (official)

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)

Education expenditures:
NA

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


NOTE: The information regarding Turks and Caicos Islands on this page is re-published from the 2009 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Turks and Caicos Islands People 2009 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Turks and Caicos Islands People 2009 should be addressed to the CIA.



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