Vatican City Population 2022 (Live)

510
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The current population of Vatican City is 510 based on projections of the latest United Nations data. The UN estimates the July 1, 2022 population at 510.

Vatican City Growth Rate

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Vatican City Population 2022 (Live)

Vatican City Population Clock

Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
19559110.69%0237232
19609180.15%0237232
1965908-0.22%0237232
1970752-3.70%0237232
1975740-0.32%0237232
1980733-0.19%0237232
1985719-0.39%0237232
1990700-0.53%0237232
1995676-0.69%0237232
2000651-0.75%0237232
2005628-0.72%0237232
2010596-1.04%0237232
2015564-1.10%0237232
2017547-1.62%0237232
2018537-1.83%0237232
2019528-1.68%0237232
2020520-1.52%0237232
2021511-1.67%0237232
2022510-1.39%0237232

Vatican City Population by Year (Historical)

Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
20255330.50%0237232
20305611.03%0237232
20356021.42%0237232
20406421.29%0237232
20456881.39%0237232
20507311.22%0237232
20557931.64%0237232
20608541.49%0237232
20659031.12%0237232
20709631.29%0237232
20751,0281.31%0237232
20801,0831.05%0237232
20851,1350.94%0237232
20901,1740.68%0237232
20951,2080.57%0237232
2023518-0.72%0237232
2024526-0.08%0237232

Vatican City Population by Year (Projections)

Surface Area and Population Density

There are only .44 square kilometers of area within the Vatican City, so the entire population is contained within less than a single square kilometer of space.

Demographics in the Vatican City

Italian, Swiss, Argentinian, and other nationalities are common among the population that resides here. The languages include Italian, Latin, French, and various other languages as pertaining to the current residents. The residents are those that work in the city itself and in some cases their family members. Papal approval is required to become a citizen of the Vatican City.

Independence Obtained

11 February 1929 is the date that the three treaties were signed - giving full sovereignty of the land to the Vatican City and allowing it to establish it's own absolute monarchy. Currently, Pope Francis holds the chief of state position in the Holy See (as it is otherwise known).

Vatican City - General Info

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

Sources