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

Population


Demographics of Montserrat

According to the 2001 census only 4,491 people were resident of Monsterrat. The total local-born population was 69% while those born abroad were 31%. The estimated mid-year population of 2014 is 5,100 (medium fertility scenario of The 2012 Revison of the World Population Prospects).
note: Approximately two thirds of the population left the island following the resumption of volcanic activity in July 1995. According to the 2001 UK Census 7,983 Montserratian-born people were residing in the UK (almost twice the population of Montserrat itself).

Vital statistics


Demographics of Montserrat

Ethnic groups



The vast majority of the population of Montserrat are of African descent (92.4% at the 2001 census) or mixed (2.9%). There is also a European origin minority (3.0%; mostly descendants of Irish and British colonists), East Indians (1.0%) groups. Out of 403 Amerindians at the 1980 census only 3 persons were left in 2001.

Religion



The population of Montserrat is predominantly Christian: Anglican 24%, Methodist 19%, Pentecostal 16%, Roman Catholic 13%, Seventh-Day Adventist 12%, Church of God 4%.

See also


Demographics of Montserrat
  • Montserrat
  • Montserratian British

References


Demographics of Montserrat


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