Demographic Indicators

Key Demographic Indicators from Census of Population and Housing

Demographic characteristics Period   
  1995/2000 2000/2005 2005/2010 2010/2015
Population growth rates (%)            
Defacto 2.1 2.3 1.4 1.3
Dejure 2 na na  na
Natural increase 2.4 2 na na
Population distribution (%)            
Urban 33.5 35.1 36.5 48.7
Rural 66.5 64.9 63.5 51.3
Population composition            
child popn (0-14) 38.8 40.3 41.2 36.1
adult popn (15-49) 49.8 48.6 48 51
old popn (50+) 11.4 11.1 10.8

12.9

Fertility rates            
Total fertility 4.9 3.8 4.5 4
Crude birth rate 37.5 29.4 32.2 30
Mortality rates            
Infant mortality rate 82 65 67 45
Life expectancy            
Males 50.6 57.7 57.2 58
Females 55.6 62.8 62.3 66

Population Indicators from Census of Population and Housing (1990-2000)

  2010 2005
  Urban Rural Total Urban Rural Total
Total popn, males 24,233 26,563 50,796 19,435 26,177 45,612
Total popn, females 25,949 26,313 52,262 20,876 26,045 46,921
Total population 50,182 52,876 103,058 40,311 52,222 92,533
             
  S/Tarawa Kiritimati Kiribati S/Tarawa Kiritimati Kiribati
Population density for land area (km2) 3,184 13 142 2,558 na 127
             
Sex ratio, femals per 100 males     97     102
Dependency ratio     71     74
Growth rate     2.2     1.8