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SINT MAARTEN
Population

Population

Sint Maarten has 42,6282 inhabitants.(2017) The population density is approximately 1237 inhabitants per square kilometre.

The natural population growth rate is 1.42%. (2017)
Birth rate per 1000 inhabitants is 13.1 (2017)
Death rate per 1000 inhabitants is 5.2 (2017)
Life expectancy is 78.3 years. (Men 76 and women 80.8 years (2017)

Language

The official language is Dutch, but on the Windward Islands the native language is English. Papiamento is spoken by less than 5% of the population. These are mainly Antilleans from the Leeward Islands.

Religion

The Dutch colonists were almost all Protestant. They hardly interfered with the population. Catholic missionaries were much more fanatical in that respect, with the result that most people belong to the Roman Catholic Church, about 90%. There were also some Protestants and Jehovah's Witnesses.

Sources

www.landenweb.nl

Wikipedia

Derksen,G / Nederlandse Antillen en Aruba
Gottmer

Soesbergen, M. van / Bovenwindse eilanden
Elmar

CIA - World Factbook

BBC - Country Profiles

Last updated May 2022
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