Montserrat Demographics

What is the population of Montserrat?

Population 5,373
Population - note note: an estimated 8,000 refugees left the island following the resumption of volcanic activity in July 1995; some have returned
Population Growth Rate 0.48%
Urban Population 14.2%
Nationality Noun Montserratian(s)
Nationality Adjective Montserratian
Ethnic Groups black, white
Languages Spoken English

Montserrat Health Information

What are the health conditions in Montserrat?

Death Rate - deaths/1,000 population 6.55
Drinking Water Source - percent of rural population improved 99%
Drinking Water Source - percent of total population unimproved 1%
Drinking Water Source - percent of urban population improved 99%
Infant Mortality Rate - female deaths/1,000 live births 17.62
Infant Mortality Rate - male deaths/1,000 live births 10.86
Infant Mortality Rate - total deaths/1,000 live births 14.16
Sanitation Facility Access - percent of total population unimproved 17.1%
Sanitation Facility Access - percent of urban population improved 82.9%
Sanitation Facitlity Access - percent of rural population improved 82.9%
Total Fertility Rate - children born/woman 1.28

Montserrat Life Expectancy

How long do people live in Montserrat?

Life Expectancy at Birth 73 Years
Life Expectancy at Birth - female 71 Years
Life Expectancy at Birth - male 75 Years
Median Age 30 Years
Median Age - female 31 Years
Median Age - male 30 Years

Montserrat Infant Mortality - per 1,000 live births

Montserrat median age, birth rate and death rates

Birth Rate - births/1,000 population 11
Death Rate - deaths/1,000 population 6.55
Median Age 30 Years
Median Age - female 31 Years
Median Age - male 30 Years
Population Growth Rate 0.48%
Sex Ratio 0-14 Years - male/female 1.06
Sex Ratio 15-24 Years - male/female 1.11
Sex Ratio 25-54 Years - male/female .91
Sex Ratio 55-64 Years - male/female 1
Sex Ratio at Birth - male/female 1.04
Sex Ratio of Total Population - male/female 1
Sex Ratio Over 64 Years - male/female 1.55

Montserrat Medical Information

What are the health conditions in Montserrat?

Medical Facilities and Health Information

St. John's Hospital (telephone (664) 491-2843), Montserrat's main hospital, can handle most routine and surgical emergencies. However, there is no hyperbaric chamber in Montserrat. Doctors in private practice are also available. There is now a charter company based in Montserrat, outfitted with stretchers and other equipment that can quickly transfer emergency medical cases to Antigua, Guadeloupe, or Puerto Rico.

Montserrat Education

What is school like in Montserrat?

Literacy - female 97%
Literacy - male 97%
Literacy - total population 97%
Literacy Definition age 15 and over has ever attended school
School Life Expectancy - female 17 Years
School Life Expectancy - male 14 Years
Total School Life Expectancy - (primary to tertiary) 15 Years

Montserrat Literacy

Can people in Montserrat read?

Literacy - female 97%
Literacy - male 97%
Literacy - total population 97%
Literacy Definition age 15 and over has ever attended school
Predominant Language English

Montserrat Crime

Is Montserrat a safe place to visit?

Crime Information

While Montserrat’s crime rate is relatively low, both petty and violent crimes do occur. Take common-sense precautions to ensure your personal security, such as avoiding carrying large amounts of cash or displaying expensive jewelry. You should not leave valuables unattended in hotel rooms or on the beach. Use hotel safety deposit facilities to safeguard all valuables and travel documents. Similarly, keep your lodgings locked at all times, whether you are present or away, and do not leave valuables in vehicles, even when locked.

Take some time before you travel to learn how to improve your personal security—things are not the same everywhere as they are in the United States. Here are some useful tips for personal security.

Don’t buy counterfeit and pirated goods, even if they are widely available. Not only are the bootlegs illegal to bring back into the United States, if you purchase them you may also be breaking local law.

Montserrat Penalties for Crime

Criminal Penalties

While you are traveling in Montserrat, you are subject to its laws even if you are a U.S. citizen. Foreign laws and legal systems can be vastly different than our own. In some places you may be taken in for questioning if you don’t have your passport with you. In some places driving under the influence could land you immediately in jail. These criminal penalties will vary from country to country. There are also some things that might be legal in the country you visit, but still illegal in the United States, and you can be prosecuted under U.S. law if you buy pirated goods. Engaging in sexual conduct with children or using or disseminating child pornography in a foreign country is a crime prosecutable in the United States. If you break local laws in Montserrat, your U.S. passport won’t help you avoid arrest or prosecution. It’s very important to know what’s legal and what’s not where you are going.

IF ARRESTED: If you are arrested in Montserrat, authorities of Montserrat are required to notify the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate of your arrest. If you are concerned the Department of State may not be aware of your situation, you should request the police or prison officials to notify the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate of your arrest.

Montserrat Population Comparison

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