Channel Islands population: 173,339

The Channel Islands is situated on the French coast of Normandy. It contains two dependencies one is the Bailwick of Jersey, and another is the Bailwick of Guernsey. The United Kingdom is responsible for the defense of the island. It is one of the remnants of the Duchy of Normandy, although they are not considered part of the UK. The channel island is a term used for geographical use and not for the political unit. The term was used from the year 1830, probably by the royal navy as a name to mean the collection of the islands.

Largest cities in the Channel Islands 

Some of the places in the Channel Islands are the crown dependencies, the Bailwick of Jersey, which contains places such as Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, Herm, and Casquets. The Bailwick of Guernsey contains the following places, such as Jersey, Minquiers, and Les Pierres de Lecq.

Channel Islands population history 

In the year 2020, the population of the country is 173,863, but in the year 2000, it was 148,443. The median age of the country is now 42.6. The urban population of the country is now 51,888. The global population rank of the country is 190.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 173,863 0.93% 1,604 1,351 42.6 1.5 915 29.80% 51,888 0.00% 7,794,798,739 190
2019 172,259 1.03% 1,760 1,351 41.8 1.57 907 30.00% 51,601 0.00% 7,713,468,100 190
2018 170,499 1.09% 1,834 1,351 41.8 1.57 897 30.10% 51,343 0.00% 7,631,091,040 190
2017 168,665 1.04% 1,742 1,351 41.8 1.57 888 30.30% 51,105 0.00% 7,547,858,925 190
2016 166,923 0.93% 1,538 1,351 41.8 1.57 879 30.50% 50,893 0.00% 7,464,022,049 190
2015 165,385 0.70% 1,130 714 41.6 1.58 870 30.70% 50,703 0.00% 7,379,797,139 190
2010 159,734 1.04% 1,611 1,194 41 1.56 841 31.00% 49,556 0.00% 6,956,823,603 190
2005 151,678 0.43% 647 303 39.8 1.47 798 31.30% 47,434 0.00% 6,541,907,027 191
2000 148,443 0.68% 992 458 38.2 1.58 781 30.50% 45,309 0.00% 6,143,493,823 190
1995 143,484 0.40% 563 234 36.8 1.52 755 30.60% 43,965 0.00% 5,744,212,979 189
1990 140,671 1.01% 1,373 1,217 36 1.45 740 31.40% 44,159 0.00% 5,327,231,061 187
1985 133,808 0.86% 1,119 1,076 35.8 1.44 704 31.80% 42,594 0.00% 4,870,921,740 186
1980 128,212 0.28% 359 345 34.9 1.52 675 32.20% 41,296 0.00% 4,458,003,514 186
1975 126,415 0.85% 1,044 850 34.5 1.86 665 34.20% 43,213 0.00% 4,079,480,606 185
1970 121,197 1.06% 1,240 776 35.2 2.36 638 36.10% 43,738 0.00% 3,700,437,046 181
1965 114,995 1.00% 1,115 587 36.1 2.56 605 37.40% 42,991 0.00% 3,339,583,597 174
1960 109,420 0.71% 762 450 36.6 2.22 576 38.70% 42,346 0.00% 3,034,949,748 176
1955 105,609 0.65% 675 437 36.1 2.06 556 40.00% 42,278 0.00% 2,773,019,936 174

Channel Islands population forecast 

In the year 2050, the population is expected to be 199,421. The median age will increase to 47.6. The urban population of the country will be 71,096. The global population rank will be 189.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 173,863 1.00% 1,696 1,351 42.6 1.5 915 29.80% 51,888 0.00% 7,794,798,739 190
2025 179,662 0.66% 1,160 836 43.6 1.5 946 29.90% 53,670 0.00% 8,184,437,460 190
2030 184,993 0.59% 1,066 836 44.8 1.5 974 30.30% 56,077 0.00% 8,548,487,400 190
2035 189,635 0.50% 928 836 45.7 1.5 998 31.20% 59,117 0.00% 8,887,524,213 190
2040 193,544 0.41% 782 836 46.6 1.5 1,019 32.40% 62,801 0.00% 9,198,847,240 189
2045 196,794 0.33% 650 836 47.2 1.5 1,036 34.00% 66,966 0.00% 9,481,803,274 189
2050 199,421 0.27% 525 47.6 1.5 1,050 35.70% 71,096 0.00% 9,735,033,990 189

Channel Islands demographics 

The life expectancy of the population is 83.60 years. For the males, life expectancy is 81.8 years, and the female life expectancy is 85.3 years. The infant mortality rate is 5.6. The total fertility rate is 1.5.

Channel Islands religion and politics 

Although it is small in size, the population of Jersey consists of people with a diverse religious background. It is a Christian island because most of the population are Christians. The popular church is the Church of England. Catholicism and Anglicanism are followed on the island.

The politics in the Channel Islands follow the framework of representative parliamentary democracy. One of the dependencies of the crown – Jersey is a self-governing and autonomous island.

Channel Islands economy 

Jersey and Guernsey are well developed economic centers. Fiduciary, funds, and insurance drive the growths in the islands. There is a large development in fruit, vegetables, and flower export. The islands are improving the horticulture industry. It is now revitalizing for novel purposes in economic development.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%