Anguilla Population: 14,957
Anguilla is a British overseas territory in the Caribbean. The capital of the city is The Valley. The name Anguilla is the Italian meaning for the name eel. This is named as such because of the shape of the island. It is believed that Christopher Columbus has given the name for the island. Anguilla’s first settlers are the indigenous Amerindians. These people had migrated from South America. It is a flat island with coral and the Caribbean Sea.
Largest cities by population in Anguilla
Some of the largest cities in Anguilla are The Valley, Blowing point village, Sandy Ground Village, and also the cities with the largest population.
Anguilla population history
In the year 2000, the population of the country was 11,252, but now it has risen to 15,003. The global population rank of Anguilla is now 224. The yearly change rate of the population is 145.
Anguilla Population forecast
In the year 2050, the population of the nation is expected to be 16,517. The urban population of the country will have risen to 15,649. The global population rank of the nation will stay in position 225.
The majority of the residents that is 90.08% in Anguilla are colored population. They are the descendants of the slaves who were transported to America. The minorities are whites that consist of 3.74%. The people of the mixed-race are 4.65%. 72% of the population are Anguillan, and 28% of the people are non-Anguillan. The non-Anguillan has come from countries like United States, United Kingdom, Jamaica, Nigeria, and the Dominican Republic.
Anguilla religion and politics
The predominant religion in Anguilla is Christianity. The population that follows the denomination Anglicanism is 29%. 23.9% of the people follow the Methodist faith. There are also other churches such as Baptist, Roman Catholic, and Seventh-day Adventist.
The country is a self-governing territory that belongs to the United Kingdom. The politics of the country follows the framework of parliamentary representative democratic dependency. The head of the government is the premier. It is a pluriform multi-party system.
The soil of the country is unsuitable for agriculture. Some of the main industries here are captive insurance, offshore banking, offshore incorporation and management, and fishing. The currency used is the East Caribbean dollar. The US dollar is also used. The financial system contains seven banks. It has become a very famous tax haven that has no profit, sales, capital gains, and estate.
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