Population Distribution, 1958 to 1999

Population by five year age groups: 1958 to 1999

Age Group19581973198019881999
Total 14,163 25,045 30,873 43,380 50,840
0-4 2,665 4,631 6,502 8,651 7,652
9-May 2,115 3,899 5,023 7,609 6,640
14-Oct 1,485 3,088 4,054 5,876 7,513
15-19 928 2,764 2,956 4,085 6,316
20-24 837 2,045 2,601 3,510 4,545
25-29 905 1,511 2,225 3,027 3,750
30-34 811 935 1,779 2,656 3,220
35-39 773 861 1,136 2,187 2,852
40-44 585 789 819 1,492 2,390
45-49 591 727 809 971 2,023
50-54 432 716 699 743 1,365
55-59 421 640 664 680 792
60-64 409 512 642 635 597
65-69 263 348 423 544 435
70-74 222 252 244 373 301
75+ 319 371 297 341 363
Unknown 402 956 - - 86
Male 7,080 12,335 15,851 22,181 26,026
0-4 1,346 2,437 3,377 4,423 3,957
9-May 1,162 2,023 2,661 3,884 3,384
14-Oct 782 1,550 2,117 3,055 3,886
15-19 452 1,379 1,434 2,104 3,193
20-24 411 1,070 1,223 1,686 2,266
25-29 462 741 1,142 1,520 1,890
30-34 421 489 930 1,348 1,652
35-39 386 429 608 1,205 1,456
40-44 294 427 436 758 1,195
45-49 317 358 409 549 1,119
50-54 201 357 376 386 731
55-59 201 328 332 359 432
60-64 231 263 359 313 293
65-69 151 159 212 255 230
70-74 120 113 107 183 144
75+ 143 182 128 153 159
Unknown - 30 - - 39
Female 6,681 11,800 15,022 21,199 24,814
0-4 1,319 2,194 3,125 4,228 3,695
9-May 953 1,876 2,362 3,725 3,256
14-Oct 703 1,538 1,937 2,821 3,627
15-19 476 1,385 1,522 1,981 3,123
20-24 426 975 1,378 1,824 2,279
25-29 443 770 1,083 1,507 1,860
30-34 390 446 849 1,308 1,568
35-39 387 432 528 982 1,396
40-44 291 362 383 734 1,195
45-49 274 369 400 422 904
50-54 231 359 323 357 634
55-59 220 312 332 321 360
60-64 178 249 283 322 304
65-69 112 189 211 289 205
70-74 102 139 137 190 157
75+ 176 189 169 188 204
Unknown - 16 - - 47

1. Figures for 1958 indicate the Marshallese population born in Marshall Islands. Others born elsewhere numbered 402. Figures for 1967 by age not available, counts collected by Peace Corps, and figures for 1973 are actual counts of 1973 TTPI Census.

Sources: Census of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (TTPI), 1958 (prepared by the High Commissioner, of the TTPI, June, 1959), 1973 Population of TTPI, 1980 Census of Population, TTPI, US Bureau of Census, 1988 Census of Population and Housing, 1999 Census of Population and Housing.

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