List of Caribbean island countries by population

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This is a list of Caribbean countries and dependent territories by population, which is sorted by the mid-year normalized demographic projections. Islands in the Caribbean region, even if technically not in the Caribbean sea itself, are included. Some lists include Bermuda, which is located about 1,000 miles from any Caribbean island. For related lists, see below.

Table[edit]

Rank Country
(or dependent territory)
July 1, 2015
projection[1]
% of
pop.
Average
relative
annual
growth
(%)[2]
Average
absolute
annual
growth
[3]
Estimated
doubling
time
(Years)[4]
Official
figure
(where
available)
Date of
last figure
Source
1  Cuba 11,260,000 26.49 0.29 33,000 236 11,210,064 December 31, 2013 Official estimate
2  Haiti 10,994,000 25.87 2.31 248,000 30 10,745,665 2014 Official estimate
3  Dominican Republic 9,980,000 23.48 0.98 97,000 71 9,980,243 2015 Official estimate
4  Puerto Rico (US)[5] 3,508,000 8.25 -1.13 -40,000 - 3,548,397 July 1, 2014 Official estimate
5  Jamaica 2,729,000 6.42 0.26 7,000 270 2,717,991 December 31, 2013 Official estimate
6  Trinidad and Tobago 1,357,000 3.19 0.52 7,000 134 1,328,019 January 9, 2011 2011 census result
7  Guadeloupe (France) 405,000 0.95 0.25 1,000 280 403,314 January 1, 2012 Official estimate
8  Martinique (France) 383,000 0.90 -0.52 -2,000 - 388,364 January 1, 2012 Official estimate
9  Bahamas 379,000 0.89 1.34 5,000 52 351,461 May 3, 2010 Final 2010 census result
10  Barbados 283,000 0.67 0.35 1,000 196 277,821 May 1, 2010 2010 census result
11  Saint Lucia 172,000 0.40 0.58 1,000 119 166,526 May 10, 2010 Preliminary 2010 census result
12  Curaçao (Kingdom of the Netherlands) 157,000 0.37 0.64 1,000 108 154,843 January 1, 2014 Official estimate
13  Aruba (Kingdom of the Netherlands) 110,000 0.26 1.85 2,000 38 109,517 2015 Official estimate
14  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 110,000 0.26 0.00 0 - 109,991 June 12, 2012 Preliminary 2012 census result
15  United States Virgin Islands (US) 105,000 0.25 0.00 0 - 106,405 April 1, 2010 2010 census result
16  Grenada 104,000 0.24 0.00 0 - 103,328 May 12, 2011 Preliminary 2011 census result
17  Antigua and Barbuda 89,000 0.21 1.14 1,000 61 85,567 May 27, 2011 Final 2011 census result
18  Dominica 71,000 0.17 0.00 0 - 71,293 May 14, 2011 Preliminary 2011 census result
19  Cayman Islands (UK) 59,000 0.14 3.51 2,000 20 55,691 2013 Official estimate
20  Saint Kitts and Nevis 46,000 0.11 0.00 0 - 46,204 May 15, 2011 2011 census result
21  Sint Maarten (Kingdom of the Netherlands) 39,000 0.09 2.63 1,000 27 37,224 February 1, 2014 Official estimate
22  Turks and Caicos Islands (UK) 37,000 0.09 5.71 2,000 12 31,618 January 25, 2012 Preliminary 2012 census result
23  Saint Martin (France) 36,000 0.08 0.00 0 - 35,742 January 1, 2012 Official estimate
24  British Virgin Islands (UK) 31,000 0.07 3.33 1,000 21 28,054 July 12, 2010 2010 census result
25  Caribbean Netherlands (Kingdom of the Netherlands) 26,000 0.06 4.00 1,000 18 23,296 January 1, 2013 Official estimate
26  Anguilla (UK) 14,000 0.03 0.00 0 - 13,037 May 11, 2011 Final 2011 census result
27  Saint Barthélemy (France) 10,000 0.02 0.00 0 - 9,131 January 1, 2012 Official estimate
28  Montserrat (UK) 5,000 0.01 0.00 0 - 4,922 May 12, 2011 2011 census result
Total 42,499,000 100.00 0.88 369,000 79

See also[edit]

Caribbean-related[edit]

Other[edit]

Countries by population[edit]

Island countries[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Calculated, when available, from the latest national censuses or most recent official estimates (many of which are cited in their respective column), using the exponential formula shown on the List of countries by past and future population article. This is done to normalize the different populations to a unique date, so that they are really comparable.
  2. ^ It corresponds to the following formula: projection2015/projection2014x100-100.
  3. ^ It corresponds to the calculation: projection2015*annual_growth/100.
  4. ^ It corresponds to the formula: LN(2)/LN(growth/100+1), which produces exactly the same result as LOG10(2)/LOG10(growth/100+1).
  5. ^ Commonwealth of the United States since July 26, 1952.