Dominica Population: 73,925

Dominica is a delightful island country of the Caribbean sea. It is one of the renowned island countries among all the little countries of the region. The country has a total area of 750 square kilometers. The country is officially registered as the Commonwealth of Dominica. This is the 174th largest country in the whole world. The country was under the regulations of France and Britain respectively for long.

Largest cities by population in Dominica 

Roseau is the former capital city of the island country. Other large cities of this country are- Atkinson, Barroui, Portsmouth, Grand Bay, Canefield, Marigot, Castle Bruce, etc.

Dominica population history

In terms of population, Dominica has the 186th largest population in the world. The country has a population of 71625 people. It has a high population density of 105 people per square kilometer. The country holds the 95th highest population density around the world.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 71,986 0.22% 161 96 74.10% 53,355 0% 7,794,798,739 204
2019 71,808 0.26% 183 96 73.60% 52,863 0.00% 7,713,468,100 204
2018 71,625 0.23% 167 96 73.10% 52,375 0.00% 7,631,091,040 204
2017 71,458 0.21% 151 95 72.60% 51,881 0.00% 7,547,858,925 204
2016 71,307 0.17% 124 95 72.10% 51,392 0% 7,464,022,049 204
2015 71,183 0.09% 61 95 71.50% 50,906 0% 7,379,797,139 204
2010 70,878 0.08% 58 95 68.60% 48,647 0% 6,956,823,603 204
2005 70,589 0.27% 188 94 66.60% 47,038 0% 6,541,907,027 204
2000 69,650 -0.41% -290 93 65.30% 45,474 0% 6,143,493,823 203
1995 71,098 0.19% 136 95 65.10% 46,268 0% 5,744,212,979 202
1990 70,419 -0.77% -556 94 63.50% 44,739 0% 5,327,231,061 200
1985 73,201 -0.57% -423 98 55% 40,290 0% 4,870,921,740 197
1980 75,314 0.88% 644 100 46.80% 35,216 0% 4,458,003,514 195
1975 72,094 0.29% 204 96 42.70% 30,763 0% 4,079,480,606 195
1970 71,073 1.79% 1,207 95 38.70% 27,493 0% 3,700,437,046 194
1965 65,038 1.62% 1,005 87 30.40% 19,798 0% 3,339,583,597 192
1960 60,011 1.92% 1,090 80 37.80% 22,711 0% 3,034,949,748 192
1955 54,560 1.32% 692 73 36.30% 19,798 0% 2,773,019,936 192

Dominica population forecast

Dominica has seen a moderate increase in the population in the last few years. The population of growth rate is 0.25% in this country, and the country is supposed to achieve a population of 90000 people in the next 20 years.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 71,986 0.22% 161 96 74.10% 53,355 0% 7,794,798,739 204
2025 72,818 0.23% 166 97 76.40% 55,657 0% 8,184,437,460 204
2030 73,241 0.12% 85 98 78.60% 57,539 0% 8,548,487,400 204
2035 73,107 -0.04% -27 97 80.60% 58,948 0% 8,887,524,213 205
2040 72,548 -0.15% -112 97 82.70% 60,030 0% 9,198,847,240 205
2045 71,769 -0.22% -156 96 84.80% 60,859 0% 9,481,803,274 206
2050 70,877 -0.25% -178 95 86.60% 61,385 0% 9,735,033,990 206

Dominica demographics

The country has variations in demographics. 86.6% of the whole population are Africans, 9.1% are Multiracial, 2.9% are Island Caribs, and 1.3% are Europeans.

English is the official language over here. Two other languages are mainly spoken. Those languages are- Dominican Creole and Antillean Creole. French is also a well-spoken language all over the country.

Dominica religion and politics

Christianity is the main religion that is observed all over the country. 61% of the entire population are Catholics, and 12-13% are Protestants. There are also other religions. Those religions are regarded as minorities in this country. Those religions are Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam. Many people observe the Bahai religion also.

As a country, Dominica is a parliamentary democracy. The country has a unicameral parliament. The president of this country is selected through elections every five years. The country also has a prime minister who is chief of the government. The president is regarded as the head of the country.

Dominica economy

The country produces a GDP of 485 million dollars every year. Dominica doesn’t occupy a good rank in the list of highest GDPs. But we can see a good increase and development in the GDP production from the last few years in this country.

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%