Saint Lucia population 180,000 (live)

The population of Saint Lucia is expected to grow by 1,000 in 2018 and reach 180,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 8 people yearly. On average there are 2,128 births and 1,362 deaths in Saint Lucia per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 0.43 percent per year. The population density of Saint Lucia has changed from 193.4 in 1980 to 291.8 in 2016.

Current population 180,000 people at present (Saturday 15th of December 2018)
Median Age 35.7 years
Life expectancy 75.9 years
Population density 294.5 per km2
Population of Saint Lucia from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 180,000 1,000 (0.6%) 8 35.7 1.44 295 33,000 (18.6%)
2017 179,000 985 (0.6%) 8 35.3 1.45 293 33,000 (18.6%)
2016 178,015 809 (0.5%) 8 35.0 1.46 292 33,004 (18.5%)
2015 177,206 785 (0.4%) 8 34.7 1.47 291 32,790 (18.5%)
2010 172,580 1,558 (0.9%) 8 32.9 1.54 283 31,841 (18.5%)
2005 163,714 1,463 (0.9%) 570 29.9 1.68 268 37,793 (23.1%)
2000 156,949 1,777 (1.1%) -45 28.5 2.20 257 43,591 (27.8%)
1995 147,044 1,797 (1.2%) -190 27.6 2.89 241 42,297 (28.8%)
1990 138,185 2,229 (1.6%) -961 26.6 3.40 227 40,556 (29.3%)
1985 126,418 1,950 (1.5%) -852 24.4 3.89 207 35,300 (27.9%)
1980 117,987 1,697 (1.4%) -1,628 23.5 4.70 193 31,314 (26.5%)
1975 109,769 1,237 (1.1%) -1,786 23.1 5.46 180 27,662 (25.2%)
1970 104,160 1,411 (1.4%) -1,930 22.4 6.10 171 24,902 (23.9%)
1965 96,302 1,488 (1.6%) -1,539 23.0 6.69 158 21,822 (22.7%)
1960 89,897 1,017 (1.1%) -1,874 23.6 6.97 147 19,292 (21.5%)

In 2017 the population of Saint Lucia was 179,000 and the average age increased from 23.6 in 1960 to 35.3. Urban population has increased from 43,591 (27.8%) in 2000 to 33,000 (18.6%) in the current year. The population density of Saint Lucia has changed from 193.4 in 1980 to 291.8 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 181,000 1,000 (0.6%) 8 36.4 1.42 297 34,000 (18.8%)
2025 184,000 0 (0.0%) 8 38.1 1.41 302 36,000 (19.3%)
2030 186,000 0 (0.0%) 8 39.9 1.43 306 37,000 (20.0%)
2035 187,000 0 (0.0%) 8 41.7 1.47 307 39,000 (21.1%)
2040 187,000 0 (0.0%) 8 43.3 1.51 306 42,000 (22.3%)
2045 185,000 0 (0.0%) 8 45.0 1.54 303 44,000 (23.7%)
2050 182,000 -1,000 (-0.6%) 8 46.3 1.58 299 46,000 (25.1%)

Total Saint Lucia population should reach 181,000 by 2020 and should increase to 182,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 81.4 (79.5 years for male and 83.4 years for females). Population density will go up to 298.8 people per square kilometer.

Saint Lucia demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 0.56% (985 residents, including 1,336 deaths). The demographics of Saint Lucia constitutes of 92,000 women and 88,000 men, which means there are 957 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 26.4% of population (47,592) is 19 or younger, 63.6% of population (114,408) is between age 20 and 64 and 9.8% of population (17,694) is over 65.

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