Demographics of Vanuatu

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This article is about the demographic features of the population of Vanuatu, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.

CIA World Factbook demographic statistics[edit]

The following demographic statistics are from the CIA World Factbook, unless otherwise indicated.

Population[edit]

Vanuatu's population (1961-2003).
  • 272,264

Age structure[edit]

  • 0-14 years: 36.71% (male 51,014/female 48,940)
  • 15-24 years: 19.94% (male 26,970/female 27,314)
  • 25-54 years: 34.45% (male 45,935/female 47,864)
  • 55-64 years: 5.13% (male 7,034/female 6,932)
  • 65 years and over: 3.77% (male 5,236/female 5,025) (2015 est.)

Population growth rate[edit]

  • 1.95%

Birth rate[edit]

  • 25.04 births/1,000 population

Death rate[edit]

  • 4.09 deaths/1,000 population

Net migration rate[edit]

  • -1.47 migrant(s)/1,000 population

Sex ratio[edit]

  • At birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
  • 0-14 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
  • 15-24 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
  • 25-54 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
  • 55-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
  • 65 years and over: 1.04 male(s)/female
  • Total population: 1 male(s)/female

Infant mortality rate[edit]

  • Total: 15.7 deaths/1,000 live births
  • Male: 16.77 deaths/1,000 live births
  • Female: 14.58 deaths/1,000 live births

Life expectancy at birth[edit]

  • Total population: 73.06 years
  • Male: 71.47 years
  • Female: 74.72 years

Total fertility rate[edit]

  • 3.25 children born/woman

Nationality[edit]

  • Ni-Vanuatu (noun; singular and plural)
  • Ni-Vanuatu (adjective)

Ethnic groups[edit]

  • Ni-Vanuatu 97.6%
  • Part Ni-Vanuatu 1.1%
  • Other 1.3%

Religions[edit]

Further information: Religion in Vanuatu

Languages[edit]

Main article: Languages of Vanuatu
  • Local languages (more than 100) 63.2%
  • Bislama (official; creole) 33.7%
  • English (official) 2%
  • French (official) 0.6%
  • Other 0.5%

Literacy[edit]

  • Total population: 85.2%
  • Male: 86.6%
  • Female: 83.8%

References[edit]