Since 2005 the population of Bermuda has actually been decreasing. By 2025, it's believed Bermuda's population will have dropped by 5,000 or 7.5%.Until this trend, the population had been rising steadily since the 1950s, rising from 37,260 to 65,130 in 55 years.
Bermuda is one of the 14 British Overseas Territories. It is located in the Atlantic Ocean and is closest to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, which is still over 600 miles away. This island territory has a total area of about 20.5 square miles. In 2018, the population of Bermuda was estimated to be 71,176. Not only does this make it the most populous territory of all of the British Overseas Territories, but it also makes it very densely populated with over 3,400 people per square mile. The last estimated population is a significant increase over the last recorded population of 2010, which was over 64,000 inhabitants.
The capital of Bermuda is Hamilton, which is also the territory’s financial center. With a population of just over 1,000 inhabitants, it is one of the smallest capital cities in the world. The most populous city is St. George’s, which has a relatively small population of over 1,700 people.
Native-born residents make up the majority of the population. About 64% of the population was born in Bermuda. Over half of the population is black, although this percentage could include anyone with a mix of black, white, and indigenous backgrounds. Other ethnic groups in Bermuda include whites, Asians, and people of two or more races. The official language is English, although it is Bermudian English which combines characteristics of West Indian, American, and British English.
There are thousands of expatriate workers residing in Bermuda. Most of these workers are from Canada, South Africa, the United States, and the West Indies. Many of these people work in finance, accounting, and insurance, while others work in trades. Approximately 29% of Bermuda’s workforce are non-Bermudians. Offshore insurance and tourism are the most significant contributors to Bermuda’s economy.
There are several different religions that are practiced in Bermuda. The largest population is of Protestants, which make up over 46% of the population. There are also smaller populations of Muslims, Catholics, and Jehovah’s Witnesses, just to name a few.