Anguilla Population 2020 (Live)

The current population of Anguilla is , based on projections of the latest United Nations data. The UN estimates the July 1, 2020 population at 15,003.

Anguilla Growth Rate

Anguilla Population 2020 (Live)

Name Population
The Valley2,035
Blowing Point Village942
Sandy Ground Village274

Anguilla Population Density Map

Source:
Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
202015,0030.90%166.7022476
201914,8690.94%165.2122475
201814,7311.01%163.6822476
201714,5841.07%162.0422476
201614,4291.05%160.3222476
201514,2791.22%158.6622476
201013,4381.53%149.3122476
200512,4532.05%138.3722577
200011,2522.66%125.0222581
19959,8662.08%109.6222688
19908,8994.06%98.8822896
19857,2930.02%81.03228101
19807,2850.35%80.9422895
19757,1591.12%79.5422594
19706,7711.26%75.2322493
19656,3611.07%70.6822390
19606,0320.85%67.0222387
19555,7832.47%64.2622384
19505,1180.00%56.8722485

Anguilla Population by Year (Historical)

Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
202015,0030.90%166.7022476
202515,5050.66%172.2822477
203015,9140.52%176.8222478
203516,2300.39%180.3322480
204016,4430.26%182.7022480
204516,5410.12%183.7922482
205016,517-0.03%183.5222483
205516,385-0.16%182.0622586
206016,171-0.26%179.6822590
206515,909-0.33%176.7722592
207015,600-0.39%173.3322592
207515,265-0.43%169.6122593
208014,920-0.46%165.7822593
208514,574-0.47%161.9322597
209014,246-0.45%158.2922599
209513,944-0.43%154.93225101

Anguilla Population by Year (Projections)

Anguilla is classified as a British overseas territory, a designation that was originally given in 1980. This means that the region is under control of the United Kingdom and is not independent. Anguilla is one of the Leeward Islands and is located in the Caribbean.

Anguilla is made up of the main island along with smaller islands and cays. These smaller areas do not have a permanent population. On the main island, there are approximately 14,764 inhabitants based on estimates taken in 2016. The territory has an area of 35 square miles, making the population density just under 342 people per square mile.

The capital is The Valley, which is also the largest town. The population of this town is just over 1,000 people.

The majority of the population – specifically, over 90% -- is black. Most inhabitants are descendants of African slaves. Other ethnic groups found in this island territory include whites and people of mixed races. Nearly three-quarters of the population is native-born. The remaining 28% hail from nations including the United States, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and the United Kingdom.

There are many religions practiced throughout Anguilla. Christianity is the dominant religion. Churches on the island include Anglican, Methodist, Seventh-day Adventist, and Roman Catholic.

The Anguillans speak English, but this isn’t the only language spoken on the island. Other languages spoken in this territory include Spanish, Chinese, and Creole.

About Anguilla

  1. Statistics Department
  2. UN World Population Prospects (2019 Revision) - United Nations population estimates and projections.

    <p>Total population: Estimated to be consistent with the 1960, 1974, 1984, 1992, 2001 and 2011 censuses, and the assumed subsequent trend in the growth rate of the population.</p>

  3. GeoNames Gazetteer