British Virgin Islands Population: 31,196

The British Virgin Islands are part of the British overseas territory. It is located in the Caribbean. The main islands are Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Gorda, Tortola, and Anegada. There are several small islands, as well. Since the year 2002, the residents of the island are citizens. The official name of the islands is termed as simply the Virgin Islands.

Largest cities by population in the British Virgin Islands 

Some of the largest cities in the British Virgin Islands are Tortola, Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Gorda, and Anegada.

British Virgin Islands population history 

In the year 2000, the population of the country was 20,311, but now it has risen to 30,231. The urban population of the country has increased to 15,832. The global population rank of the nation is now 220.

British Virgin Islands population forecast 

In the year 2050, the population of the nation is expected to be 31,541. The urban population of the country will have risen to 23,063. Then the global population rank of the nation will come to the position 220 unchanged.

British Virgin Islands demographics 

The infant mortality of the island is 14.65/1000 births. The life expectancy of the population is estimated to be 3.7% of total GDP. The percentages of the ethnicity are blacks 81%, white 6.8%, mixed 5.9%, East Indian 3%, and others 0.7%. 1.7% is the annual rate of urbanization.

British Virgin Islands religion and politics 

The dominant religion in the British Virgin Islands is Christianity. Some of the major denominations are the church of God, Protestantism, Baptist, New Testament church of God, Roman Catholic, Jehovah’s witnesses. Some of the other faiths are Hinduism and others.

The political framework followed presents that the head of the government is the premier. It is a multi-party system. It makes one of the non-self-governing territories. The government has the executive powers, and the legislative powers are both with the government as well as the house of assembly. The United Kingdom is responsible for military defence. The two major political parties are the VIP Virgin Islands party and NDP national Democratic Party.

British Virgin Islands economy 

The territory has one of the prosperous economies. It the year 2010, it was the nineteenth highest per capita in the world. This territory was termed as the twin pillar of financial services offered. Tourism is the major part of adding to government revenues. It is at one time in the 34th of the financial centers globally. It is strong in areas such as the rule of law, local taxation, and the quality of law for human resources.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%