New Caledonia Population 2020 (Live)

285,505

While population growth has slowed in New Caledonia since the 1990's, it has remained strong at about 1.5% per year. About 85% of this growth is natural growth, while 15% is due to migration. Population growth remains the strongest in the Southern providence at more than 2% while it is negative in the Loyalty Islands.

The current population of New Caledonia is 285,505, based on projections of the latest United Nations data. The UN estimates the July 1, 2020 population at 285,498.

New Caledonia Growth Rate

New Caledonia Population 2020 (Live)

Name Population
Noumea93,060
Mont-Dore24,680
Dumbea19,346
Paita12,617
We10,375
Tadine7,492
Kone4,572
La Foa2,947

New Caledonia Population Density Map

Source:
Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
2020285,4980.97%15.62184208
2019282,7500.98%15.47184209
2018279,9931.03%15.32184209
2017277,1501.08%15.16183207
2016274,1911.15%15.00184206
2015271,0651.35%14.83184205
2010253,5271.41%13.87183203
2005236,4421.71%12.93183202
2000217,2692.37%11.89183203
1995193,2932.56%10.57183203
1990170,3361.78%9.32183203
1985155,9821.45%8.53184205
1980145,1442.19%7.94184202
1975130,2644.34%7.13184197
1970105,3242.92%5.76185200
196591,2003.16%4.99186200
196078,0562.87%4.27187202
195567,7480.89%3.71186202
195064,8250.00%3.55184202

New Caledonia Population by Year (Historical)

Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
2020285,4980.97%15.62184208
2025298,7860.91%16.34184208
2030311,0240.81%17.01184209
2035322,2100.71%17.63184209
2040332,0440.60%18.16184209
2045340,1880.49%18.61185208
2050346,5100.37%18.96184208
2055351,1520.27%19.21184208
2060354,4750.19%19.39184208
2065356,9720.14%19.53184208
2070358,8130.10%19.63184209
2075360,0060.07%19.69184208
2080360,4520.03%19.72183207
2085360,108-0.02%19.70183207
2090359,085-0.06%19.64183207
2095357,639-0.08%19.56182206

New Caledonia Population by Year (Projections)

New Caledonia Population Pyramid 2020

New Caledonia Population by Age

There are 206,668 adults in New Caledonia.

New Caledonia Population Pyramid

While population growth has slowed in New Caledonia since the 1990's, it has remained strong at about 1.5% per year. About 85% of this growth is natural growth, while 15% is due to migration. Population growth remains the strongest in the Southern providence at more than 2% while it is negative in the Loyalty Islands.

About New Caledonia

  1. New Caledonia Statistics Office
  2. New Caledonia Statistics Office
  3. UN World Population Prospects (2019 Revision) - United Nations population estimates and projections.

    <p>Total population: Estimated to be consistent with the 1951, 1956, 1963, 1969, 1976, 1989, 1996, 2004, 2009 and 2014 censuses, and with estimates of the subsequent trends in fertility, mortality and international migration.</p>

  4. GeoNames Gazetteer