Puerto Rico population by gender
The table below shows Puerto Rico's population by gender
|Gender||Population||% of Total Population|
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Puerto Rico population by gender, in percentage
The female percentage in the USA is 50.50% while the male percentage is 49.50%, compared to 52.53% females and 47.47% males in Puerto Rico.
The above comparison shows there are more females than males in the Puerto Rico state as compared to the nation.
Puerto Rico gender ratio
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021
In Puerto Rico, there are less men than women. The Puerto Rico gender ratio is 90.4:100 i.e. 90.4 men to 100 women (0.904).
This ratio is lower than the national average of 98:100 i.e 98 men to 100 women (0.980).
Puerto Rico gender ratio by age
In Puerto Rico, the sex ratio for children under 18 years is 104.1 boys per 100 girls (104.1:100).Having said that, for seniors aged 80 and older, there are 67.9 males per 100 females (67.9:100).
On the national level, the sex ratio (male per 100 females) for under 18 age group is 104.8:100, and 64.5:100 for the senior population 80 years and older.
The table below lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for Puerto Rico.
|Age Group||Population (Male)||Population (Female)||Gender Ratio|
|Under 5 years||62,729||59,686||1.05|
|5 to 9 years||80,995||78,269||1.03|
|10 to 14 years||97,625||95,530||1.02|
|15 to 19 years||108,437||101,858||1.06|
|20 to 24 years||115,201||111,832||1.03|
|25 to 29 years||111,493||112,515||0.99|
|30 to 34 years||94,509||100,695||0.94|
|35 to 39 years||90,676||102,433||0.89|
|40 to 44 years||100,242||110,207||0.91|
|45 to 49 years||99,600||110,905||0.90|
|50 to 54 years||102,602||117,544||0.87|
|55 to 59 years||102,088||119,126||0.86|
|60 to 64 years||100,206||120,346||0.83|
|65 to 69 years||90,432||106,327||0.85|
|70 to 74 years||79,580||101,898||0.78|
|75 to 79 years||59,832||78,805||0.76|
|80 to 84 years||40,830||57,330||0.71|
|85 years and over||34,784||54,107||0.64|
Interesting observation from the above table:
- The sex ratio at birth is 1.051 i.e. 105.1 boys per 100 girls.
- For the 60-64 years, the sex ratio is 0.833 i.e. 16.7 less men per 100 women.
- While for senior most population of 85+ age group, the sex ratio is 0.643 i.e. 64.3 senior men per 100 senior women.
Puerto Rico population by gender & age
For male population, the largest age group is 20-24 years with a population of 115,201. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 60-64 years with a population of 120,346.
As you can note from the above numbers, the largest age group for men and women are different.
Under the age of 5, there are 62,729 boys and 59,686 girls in Puerto Rico. Thus there are 3,043 more boys than girls under the age of 5.
Between the age group of 60-64 years, there are 100,206 males and 120,346 females in Puerto Rico. Thus there are 20,140 less males than females between the age of 60 and 64 years.
For the senior most age group of 85+ years, there are 34,784 males and 54,107 females.
Things to know
What percent of Puerto Rico is female?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Puerto Rico population of 3.31 million, 52.53% percent are females.
What percentage of Puerto Rico is male?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Puerto Rico population of 3.31 million, 47.47% percent are males.
What is the male to female ratio in Puerto Rico?
In Puerto Rico, the male to female ratio is 90.4:100 i.e. 90.4 men to 100 women (0.904).
- U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates