Population of Saint Helena

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Saint Helena is 6,106 as of May 20, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Saint Helena is projected at 6,096 or 6.10 thousands as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Saint Helena is projected at 6,077 or 6.08 thousands people for the year 2020. Saint Helena ranks number 229th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Saint Helena is ranked 58th among 58 countries in Africa.

Saint Helena's population peaked in 1986 with 6.8 thousand people after Saint Helena's population decreased year by year. The Saint Helena population is projected to reach 6.2 thousand in 2030 and decrease further to 5.8 thousand in 2050 and 4.5 thousand by 2100. Saint Helena accounts for a 0.000077 percent of the world population. Its global share has declined since 0.000079% of 2018 and is projected to decline at 0.000041% by 2100.

Saint Helena was at 223rd position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 229th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Saint Helena population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20206,077180.300.000078
20216,096190.310.000077
20226,115190.310.000077
20236,127120.200.000076
20246,142150.240.000076
20256,14640.070.000075
20266,159130.210.000075
20276,16450.080.000074
20286,17060.100.000073
20296,17550.080.000073
20306,17500.000.000072
20316,17720.030.000072
20326,176-1-0.020.000071
20336,173-3-0.050.000071
20346,163-10-0.160.000070
20356,149-14-0.230.000069
20366,134-15-0.240.000069
20376,123-11-0.180.000068
20386,102-21-0.340.000067
20396,084-18-0.290.000067
20406,059-25-0.410.000066
20416,036-23-0.380.000065
20426,013-23-0.380.000065
20435,990-23-0.380.000064
20445,959-31-0.520.000063
20455,931-28-0.470.000063
20465,902-29-0.490.000062
20475,872-30-0.510.000061
20485,844-28-0.480.000061
20495,817-27-0.460.000060
20505,783-34-0.580.000059
20515,755-28-0.480.000059
20525,723-32-0.560.000058
20535,694-29-0.510.000058
20545,666-28-0.490.000057
20555,637-29-0.510.000057
20565,606-31-0.550.000056
20575,576-30-0.540.000056
20585,545-31-0.560.000055
20595,520-25-0.450.000055
20605,487-33-0.600.000054
20615,459-28-0.510.000054
20625,433-26-0.480.000053
20635,404-29-0.530.000053
20645,377-27-0.500.000052
20655,349-28-0.520.000052
20665,322-27-0.500.000051
20675,299-23-0.430.000051
20685,264-35-0.660.000051
20695,237-27-0.510.000050
20705,212-25-0.480.000050
20715,181-31-0.590.000049
20725,156-25-0.480.000049
20735,130-26-0.500.000049
20745,104-26-0.510.000048
20755,078-26-0.510.000048
20765,055-23-0.450.000048
20775,030-25-0.490.000047
20784,997-33-0.660.000047
20794,975-22-0.440.000047
20804,954-21-0.420.000046
20814,928-26-0.520.000046
20824,903-25-0.510.000046
20834,876-27-0.550.000045
20844,848-28-0.570.000045
20854,829-19-0.390.000045
20864,806-23-0.480.000045
20874,783-23-0.480.000044
20884,755-28-0.590.000044
20894,730-25-0.530.000044
20904,710-20-0.420.000044
20914,689-21-0.450.000043
20924,661-28-0.600.000043
20934,638-23-0.490.000043
20944,616-22-0.470.000043
20954,594-22-0.480.000042
20964,572-22-0.480.000042
20974,549-23-0.500.000042
20984,530-19-0.420.000042
20994,509-21-0.460.000041
21004,487-22-0.490.000041

Saint Helena population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19505,246--0.000207
19515,293470.900.000205
19525,316230.430.000202
19535,336200.380.000199
19545,34260.110.000196
19555,34530.060.000193
19565,35490.170.000190
19575,35840.070.000186
19585,374160.300.000184
19595,37840.070.000180
19605,364-14-0.260.000177
19615,352-12-0.220.000173
19625,330-22-0.410.000169
19635,317-13-0.240.000166
19645,311-6-0.110.000162
19655,328170.320.000160
19665,369410.770.000158
19675,426571.060.000156
19685,504781.440.000155
19695,601971.760.000154
19705,692911.620.000154
19715,7991071.880.000154
19725,9191202.070.000154
19736,0281091.840.000153
19746,1371091.810.000153
19756,235981.600.000153
19766,327921.480.000152
19776,400731.150.000151
19786,464641.000.000150
19796,519550.850.000149
19806,582630.970.000148
19816,656741.120.000147
19826,709530.800.000145
19836,761520.780.000144
19846,798370.550.000142
19856,817190.280.000140
19866,82250.070.000138
19876,799-23-0.340.000135
19886,766-33-0.490.000131
19896,717-49-0.720.000128
19906,647-70-1.040.000125
19916,572-75-1.130.000121
19926,486-86-1.310.000118
19936,395-91-1.400.000115
19946,314-81-1.270.000111
19956,247-67-1.060.000109
19966,206-41-0.660.000107
19976,179-27-0.440.000105
19986,157-22-0.360.000103
19996,125-32-0.520.000101
20006,049-76-1.240.000098
20015,939-110-1.820.000095
20025,801-138-2.320.000092
20035,644-157-2.710.000088
20045,490-154-2.730.000085
20055,364-126-2.300.000082
20065,263-101-1.880.000079
20075,186-77-1.460.000077
20085,143-43-0.830.000076
20095,142-1-0.020.000075
20105,183410.800.000075
20115,280971.870.000075
20125,4141342.540.000076
20135,5841703.140.000077
20145,7391552.780.000079
20155,8651262.200.000079
20165,956911.550.000080
20176,008520.870.000080
20186,035270.450.000079
20196,059240.400.000079