Cape Verde

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 178,066
1960 202,316
1970 270,197
1980 285,599
1990 341,256
2000 438,737
2010 490,379
2020 552,850
2025 584,600
2050 706,982
2075 731,393
2100 679,782
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the Republic of Cape Verde
Capital Praia
Region Western Africa
ISO code CV
Statistical agency Instituto Nacional de Estatistica


Administrative units

municipality
> concelho
administrative centerarea in
sq.km.
population
1990-06-23
census
population
2000-06-16
census
population
2010-06-16
census
Ilhas de Barlovento 2,230119,954147,005167,813
Boa VistaSal Rei6203,4524,2099,162
PaúlVila das Pombas548,1218,3856,997
Porto NovoPorto Novo55814,87317,19118,028
Ribeira BravaRibeira Brava258 8,4677,580
Ribeira GrandeRibeira Grande16720,85121,59418,890
SalEspargos2167,71514,81625,779
São VicenteMindelo22751,27767,16376,140
Tarrafal São NicolauTarrafal São Nicolau12213,6655,1805,237
Ilhas de Sotavento 1,803221,537287,620324,062
BravaNova Sintra676,9756,8045,995
MaioVila do Maio2694,9696,7546,952
MosteirosMosteiros828,3319,5359,524
PraiaPraia25871,27698,118131,719
Ribeira Grande de SantiagoCidade Velha164 8,2348,325
Santa CatarinaAssomeda24341,58440,85243,297
Santa Catarina do FogoCova Figueira  4,7695,299
Santa CruzPedra Badejo15025,89225,23426,617
São DomingosSão Domingos13811,52613,32013,808
São FilipeSão Filipe39425,57123,12722,248
São Lourenço dos ÓrgãosJoão Teves39 7,7817,388
São MiguelCalheta de São Miguel9113,78716,12815,648
São Salvador do MundoPicos31 9,1728,677
TarrafalTarrafal11211,62617,79218,565
total 4,033341,491434,625491,875
source: Instituto Nacional de Estatistica.
source: source for area figures is unclear.

Main cities

namepopulation
2000-06-16
census
population
2010-06-16
census
latitude /
longitude
Praia98,118131,71914.95/-23.54
Mindelo67,16376,140 
Assomeda40,85243,297 
source: Instituto Nacional de Estatistica de Cabo Verde.