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People of Antigua and Barbuda

source: CIA World Fact Book 1997

Population: 63,739 (July 1997 est.)

Age structure: Population growth rate: 0.44% (1997 est.)

Birth rate: 17.27 births/1,000 population (1997 est.)

Death rate: 5.98 deaths/1,000 population (1997 est.)

Net migration rate: -6.95 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1997 est.)

Sex ratio:

Infant mortality rate: 22 deaths/1,000 live births (1997 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

Total fertility rate: 1.76 children born/woman (1997 est.)


Ethnic groups: black, British, Portuguese, Lebanese, Syrian

Religions: Anglican (predominant), other Protestant sects, some Roman Catholic

Languages: English (official), local dialects

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