Population of New Caledonia

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of New Caledonia is 305,212 as of June 21, 2024, 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
2020285,4982,7480.970.0036
2021288,2182,7200.950.0036
2022290,9152,6970.940.0036
2023293,5842,6690.920.0036
2024296,2052,6210.890.0036
2025298,7862,5810.870.0036
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
2047342,9301,3360.390.0035
2048344,1901,2600.370.0035
2049345,3821,1920.350.0035
2050346,5101,1280.330.0035
2051347,5571,0470.300.0035
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
2067357,7853940.110.0035
2068358,1543690.100.0035
2069358,4943400.090.0035
2070358,8133190.090.0035
2071359,1052920.080.0035
2072359,3712660.070.0035
2073359,6052340.070.0035
2074359,8212160.060.0035
2075360,0061850.050.0035
2076360,1541480.040.0035
2077360,2771230.030.0035
2078360,371940.030.0035
2079360,432610.020.0035
2080360,452200.010.0035
2081360,449-30.000.0035
2082360,409-40-0.010.0035
2083360,337-72-0.020.0035
2084360,237-100-0.030.0035
2085360,108-129-0.040.0035
2086359,943-165-0.050.0035
2087359,765-178-0.050.0035
2088359,553-212-0.060.0034
2089359,325-228-0.060.0034
2090359,085-240-0.070.0034
2091358,814-271-0.080.0034
2092358,540-274-0.080.0034
2093358,253-287-0.080.0034
2094357,952-301-0.080.0034
2095357,639-313-0.090.0034
2096357,318-321-0.090.0034
2097356,993-325-0.090.0034
2098356,658-335-0.090.0034
2099356,324-334-0.09inf
2100355,990-334-0.09inf

New Caledonia population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
195064,825--0.0026
195164,256-569-0.880.0025
195264,4081520.240.0025
195365,1267181.110.0025
195466,2781,1521.770.0025
195567,7481,4702.220.0025
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
196283,2182,6343.270.0027
196385,9052,6873.230.0027
196488,5792,6743.110.0027
196591,2002,6212.960.0027
196693,6862,4862.730.0028
196796,0712,3852.550.0028
196898,6092,5382.640.0028
1969101,6203,0113.050.0028
1970105,3243,7043.640.0029
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
1981147,4052,2611.560.0033
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
2011257,0543,5271.390.0036
2012260,6533,5991.400.0036
2013264,2423,5891.380.0036
2014267,7393,4971.320.0036
2015271,0653,3261.240.0036
2016274,1913,1261.150.0036
2017277,1502,9591.080.0036
2018279,9932,8431.030.0036
2019282,7502,7570.980.0036