Population of Saint Helena

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Saint Helena is 5,097 as of February 25, 2024, 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
20206,077180.300.000076
20216,096190.310.000076
20226,115190.310.000075
20236,127120.200.000075
20246,142150.240.000074
20256,14640.070.000074
20266,159130.210.000073
20276,16450.080.000073
20286,17060.100.000072
20296,17550.080.000072
20306,17500.000.000071
20316,17720.030.000071
20326,176-1-0.020.000070
20336,173-3-0.050.000070
20346,163-10-0.160.000069
20356,149-14-0.230.000068
20366,134-15-0.240.000068
20376,123-11-0.180.000067
20386,102-21-0.340.000066
20396,084-18-0.290.000066
20406,059-25-0.410.000065
20416,036-23-0.380.000064
20426,013-23-0.380.000064
20435,990-23-0.380.000063
20445,959-31-0.520.000063
20455,931-28-0.470.000062
20465,902-29-0.490.000061
20475,872-30-0.510.000061
20485,844-28-0.480.000060
20495,817-27-0.460.000060
20505,783-34-0.580.000059
20515,755-28-0.480.000059
20525,723-32-0.560.000058
20535,694-29-0.510.000057
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
20645,377-27-0.500.000053
20655,349-28-0.520.000052
20665,322-27-0.500.000052
20675,299-23-0.430.000052
20685,264-35-0.660.000051
20695,237-27-0.510.000051
20705,212-25-0.480.000050
20715,181-31-0.590.000050
20725,156-25-0.480.000050
20735,130-26-0.500.000049
20745,104-26-0.510.000049
20755,078-26-0.510.000049
20765,055-23-0.450.000049
20775,030-25-0.490.000048
20784,997-33-0.660.000048
20794,975-22-0.440.000048
20804,954-21-0.420.000048
20814,928-26-0.520.000047
20824,903-25-0.510.000047
20834,876-27-0.550.000047
20844,848-28-0.570.000046
20854,829-19-0.390.000046
20864,806-23-0.480.000046
20874,783-23-0.480.000046
20884,755-28-0.590.000046
20894,730-25-0.530.000045
20904,710-20-0.420.000045
20914,689-21-0.450.000045
20924,661-28-0.600.000045
20934,638-23-0.490.000045
20944,616-22-0.470.000044
20954,594-22-0.480.000044
20964,572-22-0.480.000044
20974,549-23-0.500.000044
20984,530-19-0.420.000044
20994,509-21-0.46inf
21004,487-22-0.49inf

Saint Helena population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19505,246--0.000210
19515,293470.900.000208
19525,316230.430.000205
19535,336200.380.000202
19545,34260.110.000198
19555,34530.060.000195
19565,35490.170.000191
19575,35840.070.000187
19585,374160.300.000184
19595,37840.070.000181
19605,364-14-0.260.000178
19615,352-12-0.220.000174
19625,330-22-0.410.000170
19635,317-13-0.240.000166
19645,311-6-0.110.000163
19655,328170.320.000160
19665,369410.770.000158
19675,426571.060.000156
19685,504781.440.000155
19695,601971.760.000155
19705,692911.620.000154
19715,7991071.880.000154
19725,9191202.070.000154
19736,0281091.840.000154
19746,1371091.810.000154
19756,235981.600.000153
19766,327921.480.000153
19776,400731.150.000152
19786,464641.000.000151
19796,519550.850.000149
19806,582630.970.000148
19816,656741.120.000147
19826,709530.800.000146
19836,761520.780.000144
19846,798370.550.000142
19856,817190.280.000140
19866,82250.070.000138
19876,799-23-0.340.000135
19886,766-33-0.490.000132
19896,717-49-0.720.000129
19906,647-70-1.040.000125
19916,572-75-1.130.000122
19926,486-86-1.310.000118
19936,395-91-1.400.000115
19946,314-81-1.270.000112
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
20105,183410.800.000074
20115,280971.870.000075
20125,4141342.540.000076
20135,5841703.140.000077
20145,7391552.780.000078
20155,8651262.200.000079
20165,956911.550.000079
20176,008520.870.000079
20186,035270.450.000079
20196,059240.400.000078