Relatie man vrouw in de sociaal economische context van Curaçao

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Relatie man vrouw in de sociaal economische context van Curaçao

Een analyse van de resultaten van census 2001 en 2011

Both in 2001 and 2011, the majority of the population of Curacao was female. Between 2001 and 2011, the population grew from 130,627 to 150,536. In both 2001 and 2011, 46 percent of the population was male and 54 percent female. Sex ratio: In 2001, there were 86 men for each 100 women (sex ratio 0.86). In 2011, this had dropped to 0.84. The sex ratio varies by age group: Up to 10 years of age, it is 1.05 (both census years). For the 80+ group, it was 0.51 in 2001 and 0.56 in 2011.

In 2001, 83 percent of the male population of Curaçao consisted of Curaçao-born males, while 78 percent of the female population consisted of Curaçao-born females. Between 2001 and 2011, the figure for males dropped to 78 percent, and that for females to 74 percent.

When the population is broken down by country of birth, the large share of women born in Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica draws immediate attention. Of the “Immigration Top 10,” the only country with significantly larger numbers of males than females having migrated to Curaçao is Haiti....

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