Sint Maarten Population 2020 (Live)

The current population of Sint Maarten is , based on projections of the latest United Nations data. The UN estimates the July 1, 2020 population at 42,876.

Sint Maarten Growth Rate

Sint Maarten Population 2020 (Live)

Name Population
Cul de Sac8,467
Lower Prince's Quarter8,000
Koolbaai6,000
Philipsburg1,400

Sint Maarten Population Density Map

Source:
Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
202042,8761.15%1261.0621311
201942,3881.07%1246.7121312
201841,9401.20%1233.5321312
201741,4441.56%1218.9421312
201640,8082.10%1200.2421312
201539,9683.19%1175.5321312
201034,1680.43%1004.9421612
200533,4340.53%983.3521612
200032,5640.89%957.7621410
199531,1601.58%916.472139
199028,8128.54%847.412159
198519,1237.86%562.4421712
198013,1006.51%385.2921818
19759,5576.84%281.0922225
19706,8649.01%201.8822330
19654,4599.50%131.1523149
19602,8336.09%83.3223173
19552,1087.06%62.0023386
19501,4990.00%44.09234101

Sint Maarten Population by Year (Historical)

Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
202042,8761.15%1261.0621311
202545,6271.25%1341.9721310
203048,0761.05%1414.002139
203550,1510.85%1475.032139
204051,9340.70%1527.472139
204553,5400.61%1574.712129
205055,0170.55%1618.152099
205556,3960.50%1658.712089
206057,7100.46%1697.352089
206559,0210.45%1735.912089
207060,3680.45%1775.5320710
207561,7900.47%1817.3520710
208063,2760.48%1861.062059
208564,7550.46%1904.562049
209066,2200.45%1947.652049
209567,6920.44%1990.942039

Sint Maarten Population by Year (Projections)

Sint Maarten is one of four constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. This country is located on the island of Saint Marten located in the Caribbean. Sint Maarten makes up about 40% of Saint Martin. In terms of land area, Sint Maarten is only about 14 square miles. With a population of 33,609 people based on the 2011 census, this makes Sint Maarten one of the most densely populated areas in the world with a population density of nearly 2,875 people per square mile.

The capital of Sint Maarten is Phillipsburg, which is home to over 1,300 people. This is a very popular tourist destination that is visited by many cruise ships from the United States. However, the most populous city in Sint Maarten is Lower Prince’s Quarter, which has a population of 8,143 people according to numbers from 2015. Other settlements with populations exceeding 5,000 people include Cul de Sac and Cole Bay.

English is the language that is spoken by the majority of inhabitants in Sint Maarten. Over 67% of St. Maarteners speak English. It is also used by the government with the exception of communications with the Dutch government, which are performed in Dutch. This is why both Dutch and English are the official languages of Sint Maarten. Local signage throughout the country is written in both English and Dutch. Other languages spoken in the area include French, Papiamento, Spanish, and Creole.

The inhabitants of the country follow a variety of religions. Most people are Roman Catholic. This religion is practiced by over 33% of the total population. There are also smaller populations of Pentecostal, Methodist, Hindu, and Anglican residents, just to name a few religions.

Sint Maarten in the past has had a strong economy that is primarily based on tourism. However, the impact of Hurricane Irma in 2017 has had a dramatic effect on the economy due to increased inflation, a loss of tourists, and other factors. Still, Sint Maarten has one of the largest GDPs per capita in the world.

About Sint Maarten

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

    <p>Total population: Estimated to be consistent with the 1960, 1972, 1981, 1992, 2001 and 2011 censuses, with an official estimate of population for 1 January 2016, and with estimates of trends in fertility, mortality and international migration.</p>

  3. GeoNames Gazetteer