Population of New Caledonia

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of New Caledonia is 291,646 as of October 06, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of New Caledonia is projected at 288,218 or 288.22 thousands as of July 1, 2021. The total population in New Caledonia is projected at 285,498 or 285.50 thousands people for the year 2020. New Caledonia ranks number 183th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. New Caledonia is ranked 7th among 23 countries in Oceania.

New Caledonia's population peak will be 2080 with 360.4 thousand people after New Caledonia's population will be decreased year by year. The New Caledonia population is projected to reach 311.0 thousand in 2030 and increase further to 346.5 thousand in 2050, and by 355.9 thousand by 2100. New Caledonia accounts for 0.0037 percent of the world population. However, its global share will decline by 0.0036% in 2026 and is projected to decline at 0.0033% by 2100.

New Caledonia was at 184th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase at 182nd in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

New Caledonia population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
2020285,4982,7480.970.0037
2021288,2182,7200.950.0037
2022290,9152,6970.940.0037
2023293,5842,6690.920.0037
2024296,2052,6210.890.0037
2025298,7862,5810.870.0037
2026301,3172,5310.850.0036
2027303,8052,4880.830.0036
2028306,2512,4460.810.0036
2029308,6602,4090.790.0036
2030311,0242,3640.770.0036
2031313,3552,3310.750.0036
2032315,6372,2820.730.0036
2033317,8742,2370.710.0036
2034320,0692,1950.690.0036
2035322,2102,1410.670.0036
2036324,2952,0850.650.0036
2037326,3292,0340.630.0036
2038328,2961,9670.600.0036
2039330,2021,9060.580.0036
2040332,0441,8420.560.0036
2041333,8121,7680.530.0036
2042335,5161,7040.510.0036
2043337,1481,6320.490.0036
2044338,6991,5510.460.0036
2045340,1881,4890.440.0036
2046341,5941,4060.410.0036
2047342,9301,3360.390.0036
2048344,1901,2600.370.0036
2049345,3821,1920.350.0036
2050346,5101,1280.330.0036
2051347,5571,0470.300.0036
2052348,5519940.290.0035
2053349,4779260.270.0035
2054350,3398620.250.0035
2055351,1528130.230.0035
2056351,9117590.220.0035
2057352,6147030.200.0035
2058353,2686540.190.0035
2059353,8926240.180.0035
2060354,4755830.160.0035
2061355,0365610.160.0035
2062355,5645280.150.0035
2063356,0574930.140.0035
2064356,5304730.130.0035
2065356,9724420.120.0035
2066357,3914190.120.0035
2067357,7853940.110.0034
2068358,1543690.100.0034
2069358,4943400.090.0034
2070358,8133190.090.0034
2071359,1052920.080.0034
2072359,3712660.070.0034
2073359,6052340.070.0034
2074359,8212160.060.0034
2075360,0061850.050.0034
2076360,1541480.040.0034
2077360,2771230.030.0034
2078360,371940.030.0034
2079360,432610.020.0034
2080360,452200.010.0034
2081360,449-30.000.0034
2082360,409-40-0.010.0034
2083360,337-72-0.020.0034
2084360,237-100-0.030.0034
2085360,108-129-0.040.0033
2086359,943-165-0.050.0033
2087359,765-178-0.050.0033
2088359,553-212-0.060.0033
2089359,325-228-0.060.0033
2090359,085-240-0.070.0033
2091358,814-271-0.080.0033
2092358,540-274-0.080.0033
2093358,253-287-0.080.0033
2094357,952-301-0.080.0033
2095357,639-313-0.090.0033
2096357,318-321-0.090.0033
2097356,993-325-0.090.0033
2098356,658-335-0.090.0033
2099356,324-334-0.090.0033
2100355,990-334-0.090.0033

New Caledonia population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
195064,825--0.0026
195164,256-569-0.880.0025
195264,4081520.240.0024
195365,1267181.110.0024
195466,2781,1521.770.0024
195567,7481,4702.220.0024
195669,4681,7202.540.0025
195771,3761,9082.750.0025
195873,4492,0732.900.0025
195975,6782,2293.030.0025
196078,0562,3783.140.0026
196180,5842,5283.240.0026
196283,2182,6343.270.0026
196385,9052,6873.230.0027
196488,5792,6743.110.0027
196591,2002,6212.960.0027
196693,6862,4862.730.0027
196796,0712,3852.550.0028
196898,6092,5382.640.0028
1969101,6203,0113.050.0028
1970105,3243,7043.640.0028
1971109,8304,5064.280.0029
1972114,9845,1544.690.0030
1973120,4325,4484.740.0031
1974125,6425,2104.330.0031
1975130,2644,6223.680.0032
1976134,1733,9093.000.0032
1977137,4703,2972.460.0033
1978140,2732,8032.040.0033
1979142,7682,4951.780.0033
1980145,1442,3761.660.0033
1981147,4052,2611.560.0032
1982149,5352,1301.440.0032
1983151,6262,0911.400.0032
1984153,7472,1211.400.0032
1985155,9822,2351.450.0032
1986158,3462,3641.520.0032
1987160,8722,5261.600.0032
1988163,6572,7851.730.0032
1989166,7873,1301.910.0032
1990170,3363,5492.130.0032
1991174,3364,0002.350.0032
1992178,7594,4232.540.0033
1993183,4804,7212.640.0033
1994188,3654,8852.660.0033
1995193,2934,9282.620.0034
1996198,2404,9472.560.0034
1997203,1874,9472.500.0034
1998208,0564,8692.400.0035
1999212,7764,7202.270.0035
2000217,2694,4932.110.0035
2001221,4934,2241.940.0036
2002225,4823,9891.800.0036
2003229,2443,7621.670.0036
2004232,8833,6391.590.0036
2005236,4423,5591.530.0036
2006239,9303,4881.480.0036
2007243,3313,4011.420.0036
2008246,6953,3641.380.0036
2009250,0853,3901.370.0036
2010253,5273,4421.380.0036
2011257,0543,5271.390.0037
2012260,6533,5991.400.0037
2013264,2423,5891.380.0037
2014267,7393,4971.320.0037
2015271,0653,3261.240.0037
2016274,1913,1261.150.0037
2017277,1502,9591.080.0037
2018279,9932,8431.030.0037
2019282,7502,7570.980.0037