France - Guadeloupe

Census Results

1954-07-01
1961-10-09
1967-10-16 312,724
1974-10-16 320,678
1982-03-09 327,002
1990-03-15 387,034
1999-03-08 422,496

General Information

Official name Guadeloupe
Official name [native] Guadeloupe
Capital Basse-Terre
Capital [native] Basse-Terre
ISO code FR-01
Statistical agency Insee

Administrative units

codedépartement
arrondissement
commune
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1999-03-08
census
population
2006-01-01
admin.
population
2010-01-01
admin.
971GuadeloupeBasse-Terre1,628.40386,566407,719409,905
1Basse-TerreBasse-Terre854.29175,691193,190196,072
103Baie-Mahault 46.0023,38928,48830,775
104Baillif 24.305,8376,2345,312
105Basse-Terre 5.7812,41013,16612,145
106Bouillante 43.467,3367,6017,675
107Capesterre-Belle-Eau 103.3019,56819,84619,544
109Gourbeyre 22.527,6428,2618,160
111Deshaies 31.104,0394,3474,495
114Goyave 59.915,0607,7128,208
115Lamentin 65.6013,43416,00316,191
118Petit-Bourg 129.8820,52821,50723,606
121Pointe-Noire 59.707,6897,2457,151
124Saint-Claude 34.3010,23710,87510,688
129Sainte-Rose 118.6017,57420,25320,443
130Terre-de-Bas 6.801,2691,0751,142
131Terre-de-Haut 6.001,7291,8901,839
132Trois-Rivières 31.108,7389,0588,958
133Vieux-Fort 7.241,6011,7731,846
134Vieux-Habitants 58.707,6117,8567,894
2Pointe-à-PitrePointe-à-Pitre774.11210,875214,529213,833
101Les Abymes 81.2563,05460,85859,267
102Anse-Bertrand 62.505,0234,8164,854
108Capesterre-de-Marie-Galante 46.193,5593,5683,462
110La Désirade 21.121,6201,6601,646
112Grand-Bourg 55.545,9345,9445,722
113Le Gosier 45.2025,36027,90926,743
116Morne-à-l'Eau 64.5017,15416,96516,895
117Le Moule 82.8420,82721,30722,716
119Petit-Canal 70.507,7528,2838,115
120Pointe-à-Pitre 2.6620,94817,76516,550
122Port-Louis 44.245,5805,5545,512
125Saint-François 61.0010,65913,57714,998
126Saint-Louis 56.282,9952,9812,742
128Sainte-Anne 80.2920,41023,34224,611
 total 1,628.40386,566407,719409,905
source: Insee, France.
note: administrative division in France has actually one layer more, between Arrondissement and Commune there is the Canton. As a Canton can have more than one Commune, but also one Commune can be part of more than one Canton, the table above - for clarity sake - does not show the Cantons.

Main cities

namepopulation
1999-03-08
census
population
2006-01-01
admin.
population
2010-01-01
admin.
Les Abymes63,05460,85859,267
Baie-Mahault23,38928,48830,775
Le Gosier25,36027,90926,743
source: Insee, France.
note: Pointe-à-Pitre actually is the largest city as it is made up of the municipalities (communes) of: Pointe-à-Pitre, Le Gosier, Baie-Mahault, Les Abymes, Petit-Bourg, Lamentin and Goyave. The 2006 population was 180,242.