Falkland Islanders

Falkland Islanders

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Falkland Islanders (also called Kelpers,Chater, Tony. The Falklands. St. Albans: The Penna Press, 1996. p. 137. ISBN 0-9504113-1-0 Falklanders; ) are the people of the British overseas territory of Falkland Islands.

Identity



The Islanders are British, albeit with a distinct identity of their own:



They also see themselves as no different from other immigrant nations including those of neighbouring South America:



Demographic statistics

The following demographic statistics are from the CIA World Factbook, unless otherwise indicated.

Population



The 2006 census returns gave the population of the Falkland Islands, excluding military personnel and their families, but including staff working at the Mount Pleasant military base to be 2955. There were 1569 males and 1386 females giving a male to female ration of 1.13. This imbalance is most notable in the 40 - 60 age group.

The population was estimated to be 3105 in July 2007

Nationality

With retrospective effect from 1 January 1983, as provided in the British Nationality Act 1983, the Falkland Islanders have been full British citizens. For the Argentine position on Falklanders’ citizenship, see Current claims.

Ethnic groups

About 70 per cent are of British descent, primarily as a result of Scottish...
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