Trinidad and Tobago



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Trinidad and Tobago People 2008


Population: 1,047,366 (July 2008 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 19% (male 102,352/female 96,487) 15-64 years: 71.8% (male 396,352/female 356,080) 65 years and over: 9.2% (male 42,998/female 53,097) (2008 est.)
Median age: total: 32.3 years male: 31.9 years female: 32.8 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate: -0.891% (2008 est.)
Birth rate: 13.22 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate: 10.93 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate: -11.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.04 male(s)/female under 15 years: 1.06 male(s)/female 15-64 years: 1.11 male(s)/female 65 years and over: 0.81 male(s)/female total population: 1.07 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 23.59 deaths/1,000 live births male: 25.34 deaths/1,000 live births female: 21.76 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 67 years male: 66.07 years female: 67.98 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate: 1.73 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 3.2% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 29,000 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: 1,900 (2003 est.)
Nationality: noun: Trinidadian(s), Tobagonian(s) adjective: Trinidadian, Tobagonian
Ethnic groups: Indian (South Asian) 40%, African 37.5%, mixed 20.5%, other 1.2%, unspecified 0.8% (2000 census)
Religions: Roman Catholic 26%, Hindu 22.5%, Anglican 7.8%, Baptist 7.2%, Pentecostal 6.8%, Muslim 5.8%, Seventh Day Adventist 4%, other Christian 5.8%, other 10.8%, unspecified 1.4%, none 1.9% (2000 census)
Languages: English (official), Caribbean Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), French, Spanish, Chinese
Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write total population: 98.6% male: 99.1% female: 98% (2003 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education): total: 11 years male: 11 years female: 11 years (2005)
Education expenditures: 4.2% of GDP (200)
People - note: in 2007, the government of Trinidad and Tobago estimated the population to be 1.3 million

NOTE: The information regarding Trinidad and Tobago 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 Trinidad and Tobago People 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Trinidad and Tobago People 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.