Bahamas, the

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 79,088
1960 109,526
1970 169,356
1980 210,660
1990 256,338
2000 297,891
2010 360,830
2020 409,629
2025 429,178
2050 488,610
2075 505,562
2100 497,754
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the Commonwealth of the Bahamas
Capital Nassau
Region the Caribbean
ISO code BS
Statistical agency Department of Statistics


Administrative units

islandadministrative centerarea in
sq.km.
population
1990-05-01
census
population
2000-05-01
census
population
2010-05-04
census
Abaco 1,68110,00313,17016,692
Acklins 497405428560
Andros 5,9548,1777,6867,386
Berry Islands 31628709798
Bimini Islands 231,6391,7172,008
Cat Island 3881,6981,6471,503
Crooked Island 241412350323
Eleuthera 4847,9937,9997,826
Exuma and Cays 2903,5563,5717,314
Grand Bahama 1,37340,89846,99451,756
Harbour Island 81,2191,6391,702
Inagua 1,551985969911
Long Island 5962,9492,9923,024
Mayaguana 285312259271
New Providence 207172,196210,832248,948
Ragged Island 36897270
Rum Cay 78538099
San Salvador 163465970930
Spanish Wells 261,3721,5271,537
total 13,940255,049303,611353,658
source: Department of Statistics, the Bahamas.