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Cayman Islands Government

Population

Census 2010 reports are being worked on, but the population on census day was 54,397.

In 2009 19% of the population was under 15 years of age, and five percent was over 65. About 49% of the work force were non-Caymanians admitted under the work permit system which controls the inflow of foreign skills and labour. The majority of work permit holders (about 75%) come from Jamaica, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States.

For more information, check the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) website. ESO, a Government department, provides official statistics in accordance with the law and internationally accepted standards. The office also generates official macroeconomic forecasts.

Last Updated: 2011-08-40