Demographics of Guam

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Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 11,806
1920 13,275 12.4%
1930 18,509 39.4%
1940 22,290 20.4%
1950 59,498 166.9%
1960 67,044 12.7%
1970 84,996 26.8%
1980 105,979 24.7%
1990 133,152 25.6%
2000 154,805 16.3%
2010 159,358 2.9%

The demographics of Guam include the demographic features of the population of Guam, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Guam had a population of 159,358, representing an increase of 2.9 percent from the population of 154,805 reported in the 2000 Census.[1]

Race, language and age[edit]

Age structure:

0-14 years: 34.9% (male 28,233; female 25,727)
15-64 years: 59.09% (male 48,126; female 43,238)
65 years and over: 6.01% (male 4,680; female 4,619) (2000 est.)

Population growth rate: 1.67% (2000 est.)

Birth rate: 26.19 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Death rate: 4.16 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Net migration rate: -5.35 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.14 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.1 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.11 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.01 male(s)/female
total population: 1.1 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

Infant mortality rate: 6.83 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 77.78 years
male: 75.51 years
female: 80.37 years (2000 est.)

Total fertility rate: 3.96 children born/woman (2000 est.)

Nationality:

noun: Guamanian / Guamanians
adjective: Guamanian

Ethnic groups: Chamorro 37.1%, Filipino 26.3%, other Pacific islander 11.3%, white 6.9%, other Asian 6.3%, other ethnic origin or race 2.3%, mixed 9.8% (2000 census)

Religions: Roman Catholic 85%, other 15% (1999 est.)

Languages: English, Chamorro

Literacy:

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99%
male: 99%
female: 99% (1990 est.)

In the United States territory of Guam, Asians, mostly Filipinos, with smaller numbers of Koreans, Chinese, and Japanese, are the largest minority group.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U.S. Census Bureau Releases 2010 Census Population Counts for Guam". U.S. Census Bureau. 24 August 2011. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 

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