Bermuda

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Bermuda is a self-governing British Overseas Territory in the Region of the Americas. It consists of seven main islands connected by bridges and more than 100 smaller islands, with a combined land area of approximately 53 km2. The territory is divided into nine parishes. The capital, Hamilton, is located in Pembroke, the most densely populated parish.

Bermuda is governed by the Westminster model of parliamentary democracy.

The estimated population in 2016 was 61,695, with a male-to-female ratio of 91 males to 100 females. In 1990, the population pyramid had regressive characteristics but was stationary below the age of 30. Since then, it has become stationary. Life expectancy at birth in 2016 was 81.23 years (77.5 in men and 85.1 in women).

The territory has one of the world’s highest per capita incomes, with a per capita GDP of US$ 96,018 in 2015. The principal economic sectors are international business, tourism, and construction.

(Source: Health in the Americas+, 2017 Edition)