Curacao population: 163,875

Curacao is a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is an island in the Caribbean Sea. The capital of the country is Willemstad. It is also known by the name of the Dutch Caribbean. The currency which is used in Curacao is the Netherlands Antillean guilder (ANG). Here the freshwater is difficult to find. Instead, all the freshwater they are using is being distilled from the seawater. The official language spoken here is English, Papiamentu, and Dutch.

Largest Cities in Curacao by Population

The capital of Curacao, Willemstad, is the most populated place in Curacao with a population of around 125,000. Rest small portion of the population is spread among others.

CITY NAME POPULATION
Willemstad 125,000

Curacao population history

Presently the population of Curacao is 163,867. By the mid of the year 2020, it is estimated that the population would be 164,093. The total population in the year 1955 is 116,916. The urban population is around 88.7 percent of Curacao’s total population.

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 164,093 0.41% 669 515 41.6 1.76 370 88.70% 145,612 0.00% 7,794,798,739 192
2019 163,424 0.41% 672 515 41 2.04 368 88.60% 144,826 0.00% 7,713,468,100 192
2018 162,752 0.47% 755 515 41 2.04 367 88.50% 144,037 0.00% 7,631,091,040 192
2017 161,997 0.59% 945 515 41 2.04 365 88.40% 143,206 0.00% 7,547,858,925 192
2016 161,052 0.75% 1,205 515 41 2.04 363 88.30% 142,274 0.00% 7,464,022,049 192
2015 159,847 1.39% 2,131 1,363 40.9 2.12 360 88.30% 141,185 0.00% 7,379,797,139 192
2010 149,192 2.77% 3,812 3,073 39.6 2.18 336 89.00% 132,708 0.00% 6,956,823,603 192
2005 130,130 -0.31% -402 -1,214 37.8 2.26 293 90.00% 117,145 0.00% 6,541,907,027 192
2000 132,140 -1.69% -2,348 -3,415 35.5 2.13 298 90.70% 119,883 0.00% 6,143,493,823 192
1995 143,882 -0.38% -558 -2,303 31.9 2.28 324 87.70% 126,158 0.00% 5,744,212,979 188
1990 146,670 -0.50% -741 -2,909 28.6 2.3 330 84.70% 124,198 0.00% 5,327,231,061 185
1985 150,377 0.32% 476 -1,693 25.8 2.25 339 83.30% 125,225 0.00% 4,870,921,740 185
1980 147,996 -0.30% -452 -2,650 23.3 2.45 333 81.80% 121,016 0.00% 4,458,003,514 183
1975 150,258 0.91% 1,325 -1,000 20.7 2.87 338 80.20% 120,448 0.00% 4,079,480,606 180
1970 143,634 1.42% 1,951 -905 19.7 3.8 324 78.40% 112,678 0.00% 3,700,437,046 177
1965 133,878 1.07% 1,387 -1,550 19.6 4.4 302 76.60% 102,592 0.00% 3,339,583,597 173
1960 126,941 1.66% 2,005 -1,197 19.9 5.1 286 74.70% 94,838 0.00% 3,034,949,748 173
1955 116,916 3.14% 3,347 524 21.4 5.07 263 72.70% 84,982 0.00% 2,773,019,936 173

Curacao population forecast

The growth of the population is fluctuating, which increases as well as a decrease in the years. It is being estimated that by the year 2050, the population would be 175,722, while in the middle of the year 2020, it is estimated that the population would be 164,093 with steady growth.

The median age of Curacao is 41.6 years, while by the year 2050, it is estimated to be around 45.3 years.

The urban population by the year 2050 is estimated to be 166,564, which is 94.8 percent, while 145,612 is the urban population in the year 2020, which is 88.7 percent.

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 164,093 0.53% 849 515 41.6 1.76 370 88.70% 145,612 0.00% 7,794,798,739 192
2025 167,687 0.43% 719 515 42 1.76 378 89.30% 149,822 0.00% 8,184,437,460 192
2030 170,704 0.36% 603 515 42.4 1.76 384 90.10% 153,800 0.00% 8,548,487,400 192
2035 173,059 0.27% 471 515 42.9 1.76 390 91.00% 157,525 0.00% 8,887,524,213 192
2040 174,641 0.18% 316 515 43.6 1.76 393 92.20% 160,932 0.00% 9,198,847,240 192
2045 175,485 0.10% 169 515 44.4 1.76 395 93.40% 163,894 0.00% 9,481,803,274 192
2050 175,722 0.03% 47 45.3 1.76 396 94.80% 166,564 0.00% 9,735,033,990 192

Curacao demographics

The life expectancy for the total population in Curacao is around 79.41 years. The infant mortality rate is 7.9 for the year 1000; birth takes place.

Curacao politics and religion

It is a Parliamentary representative democratic place. The person who is the King of the Netherlands would be the head of state. There is a dispute due to the socio-economic inequalities with hierarchies by racial discrimination.

The population over here majorly is Roman Catholic. There is another majority as well, such as Pentecostal, Adventist, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and many others.

Curacao economy 

The economy of Curacao depends mainly on the refining of petroleum, which is being imported as crude oil from Venezuela. It is one of the largest ports in the world which can handle the maximum tonnage. Despite many efforts put by the government, there is an attempt made to diversify the economy into encouraging the light industry and other manufacturing firms. The tourist industry is also expanding over here.

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%