United States Virgin Islands Population 2017

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The U.S. Virgin Islands consist of the main islands of Saint John, Saint Croix, Saint Thomas, the smaller Water Island, and surrounding small islands. The small country has a population density of 310 per square kilometer (804/sq mi), which ranks 42nd in the world. The capital and largest city is Charlotte Amalie on Saint Thomas with an estimated population of 19,000.

The British Virgin Islands include Tortola (24,000), Anegada (200), Virgin Gorda (3,000) and Jost Van Dyke (300). The largest city and capital is Road Town, with a population of around 9,000.

Virgin Islands Demographics

76% of the population of the U.S. Virgin Islands are Afro-Caribbean (black), while 15.6% are white, 1.4% are Asian and 2.1% are mixed or some other ethnicity. Hispanic or Latino of any race account for 17.4% of the population (10.3% Puerto Rican, 5.4% Dominican). Most of the inhabitants today are descended from Africans who were enslaved and brought to the islands by Europeans to work on plantations.

The majority of the population on the British Virgin Island are Afro-Caribbean (83%) and are also descended from slaves. Europeans (mostly British) account for 7% of the population. The remaining 9.5% is comprised of Black/Carib mixed, Carib/Amerindian, Indian and mixed-race Hispanic people. About 4% of the population is Hispanic.

United States Virgin Islands Population in 2017 Source:

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Population Data via United Nations WPP (2015 Revision, Medium Variant)

United States Virgin Islands Population Growth

The population growth of the U.S. Virgin Islands is currently negative at -0.5% per year. It is down from 108,600 in 20000. Unlike the U.S. Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands have experienced some population growth.

United States Virgin Islands Population Density

About United States Virgin Islands

Official Name Virgin Islands of the United States
Languages Spoken English
Borders
Is Landlocked No
Latitude/Longitude 18.35,-64.933333
Currencies Used USD

United States Virgin Islands Population Clock

What is the population of United States Virgin Islands (as of [[date]])? [[getCurrentPopulation()]]
Last UN Estimate (July 1, 2017) [[getLastEstimate()]]
Births Per Day 1
Deaths Per Day
Net Migrations Per Day -1
Net Change Per Day
Population Change Since January 1st [[getPopChangeThisYear()]]
  • Net [[getIncreaseOrDecrease()]] of 1 person every [[getDurationPerPerson()]]

  • Population estimated based on interpolation of World Population Prospects data.

United States Virgin Islands Population Indicators

Indicator Value World Ranking
Crude Birth Rate 12.916 births/thousand 142nd
Crude Death Rate 8.031 deaths/thousand 81st
Crude Net Migration Rate -3.374 people/thousand 170th
Life Expectancy (Both Sexes) 81.097 years 31st
Life Expectancy (Male) 78.425 years 34th
Life Expectancy (Female) 83.69 years 30th
Total Fertility Rate 2.194 children/woman 101st
Net Reproduction Rate 1.044 surviving daughters/woman 96th
Sex Ratio At Birth 1.06 males per female 28th
Infant Mortality Rate 8.537 deaths/1,000 live births 128th
Under Five Mortality 9.894 deaths/thousand 135th
Mean Age at Childbearing 27.157 years 179th
Rate of Natural Increase 4.731 143rd
Death Before 40 Probability (Total) 1.852% 32nd
Death Before 40 Probability (Male) 1.739% 10th
Death Before 40 Probability (Female) 1.975% 61st
Death Before 60 Probability (Total) 6.753% 32nd
Death Before 60 Probability (Male) 7.847% 10th
Death Before 60 Probability (Female) 5.787% 61st
Crude Suicide Rate 0 suicides/thousand 0th
Median Age (Total) 0 years 0th
Median Age (Female) 0 years 0th
Median Age (Male) 0 years 0th

United States Virgin Islands Population History

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Density Rank Growth Rate World Rank
2017 106,574 47.589% 52.411% 304 43 0.16% 196
2015 106,291 47.637% 52.363% 303 41 0.12% 195
2010 106,382 47.789% 52.211% 303 40 -0.13% 193
2005 107,767 47.875% 52.126% 307 36 -0.27% 193
2000 108,511 47.804% 52.196% 310 31 0% 192
1995 107,017 47.974% 52.027% 305 30 0.53% 194
1990 103,252 48.434% 51.567% 295 28 0.35% 192
1985 104,667 48.449% 51.552% 299 26 0.03% 189
1980 98,422 48.039% 51.962% 281 26 1.81% 190
1975 85,790 48.87% 51.13% 245 29 3.86% 191
1970 64,069 49.868% 50.133% 183 38 6.1% 195
1965 49,610 49.917% 50.083% 141 45 5.9% 198
1960 32,631 49.487% 50.516% 93 62 7.51% 203
1955 29,362 49.537% 50.463% 83 63 0.46% 202
1950 26,795 49.043% 50.957% 76 64 1.85% 201

United States Virgin Islands Population Projections

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Density Rank Growth Rate World Rank
2020 107,015 47.536% 52.464% 305 43 0.06% 197
2025 106,920 47.48% 52.52% 305 43 -0.1% 197
2030 106,139 47.491% 52.509% 303 48 -0.22% 198
2035 104,677 47.572% 52.428% 299 51 -0.36% 199
2040 102,551 47.719% 52.281% 293 55 -0.48% 199
2045 99,884 47.934% 52.066% 285 57 -0.59% 201
2050 96,859 48.21% 51.79% 276 59 -0.64% 201
2055 93,792 48.516% 51.485% 267 63 -0.65% 201
2060 90,822 48.854% 51.146% 259 66 -0.64% 201
2065 88,012 49.205% 50.796% 251 69 -0.61% 201
2070 85,381 49.547% 50.453% 243 73 -0.6% 202
2075 82,872 49.855% 50.146% 236 74 -0.6% 202
2080 80,375 50.104% 49.896% 229 78 -0.63% 202
2085 77,795 50.28% 49.72% 222 78 -0.68% 202
2090 75,112 50.373% 49.627% 214 79 -0.74% 203
2095 72,273 50.42% 49.58% 206 81 -0.8% 203
Data Sources
  1. World Population Prospects - Global demographic estimates and projections by the United Nations