Cayman Islands



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Cayman Islands People 2008


Population: 47,862 note: most of the population lives on Grand Cayman (July 2008 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 19.9% (male 4,774/female 4,759) 15-64 years: 71.1% (male 16,594/female 17,434) 65 years and over: 9% (male 2,022/female 2,279) (2008 est.)
Median age: total: 37.8 years male: 37.4 years female: 38.2 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate: 2.449% (2008 est.)
Birth rate: 12.43 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate: 4.83 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate: 16.88 migrant(s)/1,000 population note: major destination for Cubans trying to migrate to the US (2008 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.02 male(s)/female under 15 years: 1 male(s)/female 15-64 years: 0.95 male(s)/female 65 years and over: 0.89 male(s)/female total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 7.1 deaths/1,000 live births male: 8.16 deaths/1,000 live births female: 6.03 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 80.32 years male: 77.68 years female: 83 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate: 1.89 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA
Nationality: noun: Caymanian(s) adjective: Caymanian
Ethnic groups: mixed 40%, white 20%, black 20%, expatriates of various ethnic groups 20%
Religions: Church of God 26%, United Church 11.8% (Presbyterian and Congregational), Roman Catholic 11%, Baptist 8.7%, Seventh Day Adventist 8.2%, Anglican 5.7%, Pentacostal 5.3%, other Christian 2.7%, non-denominational 5.8%, other 3.8%, none 9.8%, unspecified 1.1% (1999 census)
Languages: English 95%, Spanish 3.2%, other 1.8% (1999 census)
Literacy: definition: age 15 and over has ever attended school total population: 98% male: 98% female: 98% (1970 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education): total: 13 years male: 12 years female: 13 years (2001)
Education expenditures: 2.8% of GDP (2005)

NOTE: The information regarding Cayman Islands on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Cayman Islands People 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cayman Islands People 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.