US Virgin Islands Population: 107,268
US Virgin Islands form the group of Caribbean islands, which is the territory of the United States. It is part of the Virgin Islands Archipelago. There are many major as well as minor islands inside the territory. Most of the residents of the territory are of Afro-Caribbean descent.
Largest cities by population in the US Virgin Islands
Some of the biggest cities in the US Virgin Islands are Saint Croix, Charlotte Amalie, Allandale, Altona, Anguilla, Annaly, and Annas Hope.
US Virgin Islands population history
In the year 2000, the population of the country was 108,722. Now it is 104,425. The median age of the country has increased to 42.6. The urban population of the country is 100,599. The global population rank of the nation is now 199.
US Virgin Islands population forecast
In the year 2050, the population of the nation is expected to be 86,220. The median age of the country will be 45.9. The urban population of the country will have risen to 90,407. Then the global population rank of the nation will come to position 202.
US Virgin Islands demographics
The life expectancy of the people in the US Virgin Islands is 81.17 years. The infant mortality rate of the country is 7.4.
US Virgin Islands religion and politics
The dominant religion in the islands is Christianity. The largest denominations of the place are Roman Catholicism, Baptists, and Episcopalian. Protestantism on the island is also widespread. St. Thomas is one of the oldest Jewish communities because of the Sephardi Jews. They settled in the eighteenth century as merchants and traders.
It is an organized United States territory. Although the people of the residents are US citizens, they are ineligible to vote for the elections held in the US. They get their US citizenship from the congressional stature. The US parties allow the island’s citizens to take part in the elections by voting for the presidential primary elections. The major political parties in the islands are Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands, Republican Party of the Virgin Islands, and Independent Citizens Movement. The other candidates take part as the independents.
US Virgin Islands economy
The biggest industry in the US Virgin Islands is the tourism industry. It adds to the 60% of the GDP. Some of the other types of sectors are rum production, agriculture, manufacturing, etc. There are many jobs offered in the line of tourism industries that is termed as the “leisure and hospitality sector”.
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