Table 2 Dependent versus Independent Island Profiles

Variables

Dependent Islands

Independent Islands

 

T- Values

Area

1871

7582

-1.76*

Population

139

375

-1.57

0-14

25.13

31.05

-3.17***

15-64

67.56

63.58

2.67***

65+

7.37

5.21

2.45***

Median Age

31.04

25.26

3.74****

Growth

1.356

0.872

1.48

Density

261

173

1.12

Crude Birth Rate

16.66

21.12

-2.65***

Crude Death Rate

5.36

6.68

-2.57***

Net Migration Rate

2.25

-5.66

2.97***

Infant Mortality Rate

10.14

22.60

-4.03****

Total Fertility Rate

2.100

2.689

-2.61***

Life Expectancy

77.02

69.93

6.89****

Literacy Rate

96.50

90.60

1.94*

Income

16381

6145

3.94****

% Agriculture

4.69

15.70

-3.42***

% Industrial

15.38

19.50

-1.37

% Services

79.88

64.80

4.43****

LFPR

45.44

43.06

0.78

Unemployment

10.89

13.47

-0.98

Electricity/ Pop

4246

1537

3.05***

Phones

462

250

3.22***

Visitor Spending/Pop

6740

1174

3.68***

Tourism/ Pop

4.77

1.17

3.63***

* Significant to .10 level

** Significant to .05 level

*** Significant to .025 level

**** Significant to .001 level