Guadeloupe Population: 400,101

Guadeloupe comprises of 6 islands. They are Basse-Terre, Grande-Terre, Grande-Terre, La Désirade, and the Îles des Saintes. The country resembles a butterfly with Salee River splitting the two largest islands. It is a crucial section of France. Currently, the overall population of this country is 400,124.

Largest cities by population in Guadeloupe

Les Abymes is the largest city of Guadeloupe, with a population of 55,000 people. The other largest cities by population are Baie-Mahault and Le Gosier, with populations of 55,000 and 31,000, respectively.

CITY NAME POPULATION
Les Abymes 63,058
Baie-Mahault 30,551
Le Gosier 28,698
Petit-Bourg 24,994
Sainte-Anne 22,859
Le Moule 22,692
Sainte-Rose 20,192
Capesterre-Belle-Eau 19,821
Pointe-a-Pitre 18,264
Basse-Terre 11,472

Guadeloupe Population History

Guadeloupe has begun to notice a fall in its population since 2010. Preceding the year 2010, the population had been almost double in 60 years. It rose to 450,718 from 210,003. From this point, the population has declined to 448,798, i.e., 0.43 percent. The decline is estimated to continue. By the 21st century end, Guadeloupe can notice the size of the population with a potential fall of 22.04 percent resulting in an identical population of what was before 30 years.

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 400,124 0.02% 68 -1,440 43.7 2.17 237 N.A. N.A. 0.01% 7,794,798,739 176
2019 400,056 0.05% 208 -1,440 42.3 2.19 237 N.A. N.A. 0.01% 7,713,468,100 176
2018 399,848 0.04% 176 -1,440 42.3 2.19 237 N.A. N.A. 0.01% 7,631,091,040 176
2017 399,672 -0.02% -91 -1,440 42.3 2.19 236 N.A. N.A. 0.01% 7,547,858,925 176
2016 399,763 -0.12% -492 -1,440 42.3 2.19 237 N.A. N.A. 0.01% 7,464,022,049 176
2015 400,255 -0.29% -1,163 -3,168 41.9 2.19 237 N.A. N.A. 0.01% 7,379,797,139 176
2010 406,071 0.16% 633 -2,454 38.6 2.25 240 N.A. N.A. 0.01% 6,956,823,603 174
2005 402,904 -0.92% -3,829 -7,624 35.6 2.19 238 N.A. N.A. 0.01% 6,541,907,027 174
2000 422,051 0.89% 3,663 -595 32.2 2.1 250 99.00% 417,852 0.01% 6,143,493,823 171
1995 403,738 0.73% 2,898 -1,639 30.4 2.1 239 97.50% 393,796 0.01% 5,744,212,979 169
1990 389,249 2.58% 9,304 4,221 27.8 2.45 230 95.50% 371,885 0.01% 5,327,231,061 168
1985 342,730 0.36% 1,209 -2,971 24.8 2.55 203 97.90% 335,697 0.01% 4,870,921,740 170
1980 336,685 0.49% 1,638 -3,714 21.4 3.52 199 89.20% 300,475 0.01% 4,458,003,514 166
1975 328,493 0.41% 1,322 -5,337 18.6 4.49 194 85.80% 281,806 0.01% 4,079,480,606 164
1970 321,883 1.41% 4,365 -3,181 18.1 5.22 190 78.80% 253,488 0.01% 3,700,437,046 163
1965 300,056 1.75% 4,979 -2,196 17.6 5.61 178 70.40% 211,231 0.01% 3,339,583,597 164
1960 275,161 3.11% 7,819 1,101 19.2 5.61 163 59.40% 163,550 0.01% 3,034,949,748 163
1955 236,064 2.37% 5,212 -561 20.3 5.61 140 47.50% 112,074 0.01% 2,773,019,936 164

Guadeloupe Population forecast

The population of Guadeloupe shows a fall and is estimated to go significantly low in its growth rates. The yearly growth is at -0.01 percent by 2020 and is anticipated to fall to -0.33 percent by 2050, with an overall population of Swaziland to be 400,100. The median age is increasing from the current year of 43.7 to 44.6 by 2050. The contribution of Guadeloupe to the overall world population is differing from 0.01 % in 2020 to 0.00 % by 2050. The fertility rate remains the same from the current year to the mid-century of 2.17.

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 400,124 -0.01% -26 -1,440 43.7 2.17 237 N.A. N.A. 0.01% 7,794,798,739 176
2025 399,248 -0.04% -175 -1,200 44.6 2.17 236 N.A. N.A. 0.00% 8,184,437,460 178
2030 400,246 0.05% 200 -800 43.8 2.17 237 N.A. N.A. 0.00% 8,548,487,400 178
2035 400,677 0.02% 86 -800 42.4 2.17 237 N.A. N.A. 0.00% 8,887,524,213 180
2040 398,342 -0.12% -467 -800 42.5 2.17 236 N.A. N.A. 0.00% 9,198,847,240 181
2045 393,355 -0.25% -997 -600 43.5 2.17 233 N.A. N.A. 0.00% 9,481,803,274 181
2050 386,922 -0.33% -1,287 44.6 2.17 229 N.A. N.A. 0.00% 9,735,033,990 181

Guadeloupe Demographics

Guadeloupe population ethnic composition is an African heritage, combined with French ancestry. The leading population are Black/Mulatto, which is 75 percent, Tamil/East Indian to 9 percent, 11 percent White, Lebanese/Syrian to about 3 percent, and Chinese/Other are 2 percent. Haiti’s and Dominicans are other Caribbean immigrants of Guadeloupe.

French is the official language of Guadeloupe. The other languages often spoken are Antillean Creole and Patois.

Guadeloupe Religion and Politics 

Roman Catholics are 80 percent among the country’s population. Different Protestant denominations and Jehovah’s Witnesses are other leading religions in Guadeloupe.

Politically, the majority of political parties are French in Guadeloupe. There are some regional parties as well.

Guadeloupe Economy

Agriculture, tourism, services, and light industry are the primary sources of Guadeloupe’s economy. The country is dependent on mainland France for huge imports and subsidies. The largest and sole island employer in Public administration 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%