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Demographics of Jersey

The demographics of Jersey are the population characteristics of the people of Jersey, the most populated of the crown dependencies and of the Channel Islands, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.

The population of Jersey has been grown in each census record since 1931 (although those did not include records during the Occuption by Nazi Germany).[1]

Population

In 2011, the total resident population of Jersey was 97,857. The latest estimate is 107,800[2] in 2019, although the CIA World Factbook estminates it as 101,073 (this may be due to a different estimate or could be explained by the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic).[3]

Change over time

Historical population
YearPop.±%
182128,600—    
183136,582+27.9%
184147,544+30.0%
185157,020+19.9%
186155,613−2.5%
187156,627+1.8%
188152,445−7.4%
189154,518+4.0%
190152,576−3.6%
191151,898−1.3%
192149,701−4.2%
193150,462+1.5%
193951,080+1.2%
195155,244+8.2%
196159,489+7.7%
197169,329+16.5%
197671,018+2.4%
198176,050+7.1%
198680,212+5.5%
198982,809+3.2%
199184,082+1.5%
199685,150+1.3%
200187,186+2.4%
201197,857+12.2%
2019107,800+10.2%
Other estminates[citation needed] 2019 estimate[2][failed verification]

The resident population of Jersey has been increasing during the last 60 years. The resident population increased by 9,100 between 2010 and 2011.[1] The estimated 2020 growth rate is 0.72%.[3]

Geographic distribution

Jersey is divided into twelve parishes. The most populous parish is St Helier, with 34% of the island's population.[1]

Population by parish[1]
Parish 2011 population % of total Density
Blason ville uk Saint-Hélier (Jersey).svg Saint Helier 33,522 34 3,541
Blason ville uk Grouville (Jersey).svg Grouville 4,866 5 594
Blason St Brelade Jersey.svg Saint Brélade 10,568 11 803
Blason ville uk Saint-Clément (Jersey).svg Saint Clement 9,221 9 2,142
Blason ville uk Saint-Jean (Jersey).svg Saint John 2,911 3 320
Blason Saint Lawrence Jersey.svg Saint Lawrence 5,418 6 552
Blason ville uk Saint-Martin (Jersey).svg Saint Martin 3,763 4 368
Blason ville uk Sainte-Marie (Jersey).svg Saint Mary 1,752 2 267
Blason ville uk Saint-Ouen (Jersey).svg Saint Ouen 4,097 4 270
Blason ville uk Saint-Pierre (Jersey).svg Saint Peter 5,003 5 425
Blason ville uk Saint-Sauveur (Jersey).svg Saint Saviour 13,580 14 1,471
Trinity-Parish-Jersey-Coat-of-Arms.svg Trinity 3,156 3 253

Age structure

Age and gender of the population[1]
Age Male Female Total
95+ 37 150 187
90 - 94 115 368 483
85 - 89 445 779 1224
80 - 84 822 1183 2005
75 - 79 1343 1550 2893
70 - 74 1732 1900 3632
65 - 69 1938 2110 4048
60 - 64 2832 2818 5650
55 - 59 2955 3087 6042
50 - 54 3536 3662 7198
45 - 49 4187 4170 8357
40 - 44 4183 4180 8363
35 - 39 3615 3610 7225
30 - 34 3670 3566 7236
25 - 29 3351 3354 6705
20 - 24 3006 2938 5944
15 - 19 2863 2632 5495
10 - 14 2729 2573 5302
5 - 9 2470 2382 4852
1 - 4 1957 2027 3984
0 509 522 1031

In 2011, there were 64,353 people of working age (16 to 64 for men, and 16 to 59 for women; 66% of the population). The dependency ratio for Jersey was 52% (similar to 2011); the dependency ratio is around the same value as that in 1931, however was higher (60%) in 1971, and lower (47%) in 1991.[1]

Place of birth

Half of the population of Jersey was born on the island, with the majority of the remainder from elsewhere in the British Islands. 7% of the population was born in Portugal, including Madeira, the largest overseas place of birth. In 1981, only 3% of the population was born in Portugal and 5% elsewhere.

Jersey population by place of birth.[1]
Place of birth Number Percent
Jersey 48,653 50
British Islesa 30,223 31
Portugal 7,031 7
Poland 3,133 3
Ireland 1,880 2
Other European country 3,146 3
Elsewhere in the world 3,791 4

Of the category 'Other European country', the primary countries were France and Romania and for 'Elsewhere in the world', the primary countries were South Africa and India.

Statistics

The following demographic statistics are from the CIA World Factbook, unless otherwise indicated.

Birth rate

11.0 births/1,000 population (2005)

Death rate

8.5 deaths/1,000 population (2005)

Net immigration rate

2.81 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Sex ratio

At birth: 1.11 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
15–64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.74 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

Infant mortality

4 deaths/1,000 live births (2005)

Life expectancy at birth

total population: 78.48 years
male: 76.07 years
female: 81.07 years (2000 est.)

Average age at death

  • Men 72
  • Women 79

Total fertility rate

1.56 children born/woman (2000 est.)

Nationality

noun: Jerseyman, Jerseywoman
adjective: Jersey

Ethnic groups

British and Norman-French descent. Portuguese and Polish minorities.

Religions

Anglican, Roman Catholic, Baptist, Methodist and Presbyterian.

Languages

See Languages of Jersey

English (official), French (official), Jèrriais (unofficial: spoken more commonly in country districts, used as a first language by around 2,600 people). Portuguese commonly found, e.g. notices in telephone boxes, through use by migrant workers.

Literacy

82% of children in state schools achieve their reading targets – the UK average is 90%.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "2011 census results". Government of Jersey. Retrieved 21 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Jersey's population increases by 1100 in the last year". ITV. 18 June 2020. Retrieved 18 June 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Europe :: Jersey — The World Factbook - Central Intelligence Agency". www.cia.gov. Retrieved 21 December 2020.
  4. ^ "More Jersey pupils to benefit from charity literacy scheme".

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