New Caledonia population 291,318 (live)

The population of New Caledonia is expected to grow by 3,000 in 2020 and reach 295,000 in 2021. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 1,133 people yearly. On average there are 4,402 births and 1,975 deaths in New Caledonia per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 0.83 percent per year. The population density of New Caledonia has changed from 7.7 in 1980 to 15.3 in 2018.

Current population 291,318 people at present (Wednesday 29th of January 2020)
Median Age 35.3 years
Life expectancy 77.8 years
Population density 15.7 per km2
Population of New Caledonia from 1960 to 2020 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 291,000 3,000 (1.0%) 1,133 35.3 2.10 16 212,000 (72.7%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) 1,133 35.1 2.12 16 208,000 (72.2%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) 1,133 34.9 2.15 15 204,000 (71.7%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) 1,133 34.6 2.17 15 200,000 (71.2%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) 1,133 34.5 2.20 15 196,652 (70.7%)
2015 273,000 5,000 (1.8%) 1,133 34.4 2.22 15 191,673 (70.2%)
2010 250,000 5,000 (2.0%) 1,132 33.5 2.17 14 168,183 (67.3%)
2005 231,000 3,000 (1.3%) 847 31.0 2.20 13 147,759 (64.0%)
2000 213,230 4,016 (1.9%) 954 29.6 2.59 12 131,733 (61.8%)
1995 193,816 4,334 (2.2%) 1,214 28.5 2.59 11 116,464 (60.1%)
1990 170,899 4,001 (2.3%) 887 27.5 3.19 9 101,748 (59.5%)
1985 154,450 2,800 (1.8%) -98 26.6 3.00 8 90,869 (58.8%)
1980 140,050 1,550 (1.1%) -658 25.7 3.42 8 80,425 (57.4%)
1975 132,500 1,500 (1.1%) 6 25.3 3.68 7 73,094 (55.2%)
1970 112,000 8,000 (7.1%) 1,638 25.4 4.30 6 57,380 (51.2%)
1965 90,500 2,400 (2.7%) 281 25.6 5.60 5 40,405 (44.6%)
1960 79,000 2,200 (2.7%) 669 25.9 6.28 4 29,514 (37.4%)

In 2019 the population of New Caledonia was 288,000 and the average age increased from 25.9 in 1960 to 35.1. Urban population has increased from 131,733 (61.8%) in 2000 to 212,000 (72.7%) in the current year. The population density of New Caledonia has changed from 7.7 in 1980 to 15.3 in 2018.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 291,000 3,000 (1.0%) 1,133 35.3 2.10 16 212,000 (72.7%)
2025 308,000 3,000 (1.0%) 1,133 36.3 2.02 17 230,000 (74.7%)
2030 324,000 3,000 (0.9%) 1,133 37.2 1.96 18 247,000 (76.2%)
2035 339,000 3,000 (0.9%) 1,133 38.2 1.91 18 263,000 (77.5%)
2040 353,000 2,000 (0.6%) 1,133 39.2 1.87 19 277,000 (78.4%)
2045 366,000 3,000 (0.8%) 1,133 40.0 1.85 20 290,000 (79.4%)
2050 377,000 2,000 (0.5%) 1,133 40.8 1.83 21 303,000 (80.3%)

Total New Caledonia population should reach 291,000 by 2020 and should increase to 377,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 83.0 (81.3 years for male and 84.8 years for females). Population density will go up to 20.7 people per square kilometer.

New Caledonia demographics 2019

The population growth rate is 1.04% (3,000 residents, including 1,765 deaths). The demographics of New Caledonia constitutes of 145,000 women and 146,000 men, which means there are 1,007 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 29.5% of population (85,903) is 19 or younger, 60.6% of population (176,288) is between age 20 and 64 and 10.5% of population (30,410) is over 65.

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