Holy See population: 800

The Holy See is an important place where the bishop of Rome governs all the catholic institutions. It is present in Vatican City. It also consists of the apostolic episcopal see. It is the head of all the catholic churches in the world. It also is the sovereign entity of the law that has to be followed internationally by all the Roman Catholic followers. It has the exclusive dominion over all the Vatican City state. The sovereign is the pope. The Holy See is headed by the Roman Curia.

Holy See population history

In the year 2020, the population of the place is 801. The yearly population change is estimated to be -0.05 %. The rank of the Holy See in the global population rank is 235.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 801 -0.05% 0 2,003 N.A. N.A. 0% 7,794,798,739 235
2019 799 -0.25% -2 1,998 N.A. N.A. 0.00% 7,713,468,100 235
2018 801 1.01% 8 2,003 N.A. N.A. 0.00% 7,631,091,040 235
2017 793 -1% -8 1,983 99.90% 792 0.00% 7,547,858,925 235
2016 801 -0.25% -2 2,003 N.A. N.A. 0% 7,464,022,049 235
2015 803 0.23% 2 2,008 N.A. N.A. 0% 7,379,797,139 235
2010 794 -0.10% -1 1,985 N.A. N.A. 0% 6,956,823,603 235
2005 798 0.33% 3 1,995 N.A. N.A. 0% 6,541,907,027 235
2000 785 0.13% 1 1,963 N.A. N.A. 0% 6,143,493,823 235
1995 780 0.31% 2 1,950 N.A. N.A. 0% 5,744,212,979 235
1990 768 0.58% 4 1,920 N.A. N.A. 0% 5,327,231,061 235
1985 746 0.60% 4 1,865 N.A. N.A. 0% 4,870,921,740 235
1980 724 -0.11% -1 1,810 N.A. N.A. 0% 4,458,003,514 235
1975 728 2.48% 17 1,820 N.A. N.A. 0% 4,079,480,606 235
1970 644 -5.49% -42 1,610 N.A. N.A. 0% 3,700,437,046 235
1965 854 -1.18% -10 2,135 N.A. N.A. 0% 3,339,583,597 235
1960 906 -0.04% 0 2,265 N.A. N.A. 0% 3,034,949,748 235
1955 908 0% 0 2,270 N.A. N.A. 0% 2,773,019,936 235

Holy See population forecast 

In the year 2050, the population of Holy See is expected to be 814. The yearly change in the year will be 0.4%. The population is only slowly increasing. There are rise and fall in the population in the year in-between. The population rank of the place remains in the same place, 235.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 801 -0.05% 0 2,003 N.A. N.A. 0% 7,794,798,739 235
2025 802 0.02% 0 2,005 99.90% 801 0% 8,184,437,460 235
2030 795 -0.18% -1 1,988 N.A. N.A. 0% 8,548,487,400 235
2035 797 0.05% 0 1,993 99.70% 795 0% 8,887,524,213 235
2040 803 0.15% 1 2,008 99.40% 798 0% 9,198,847,240 235
2045 798 -0.12% -1 1,995 N.A. N.A. 0% 9,481,803,274 235
2050 814 0.40% 3 2,035 99% 806 0% 9,735,033,990 235

Holy See demographics

Many of the population of the city belong to the Italian, Swiss, and other nationalities. The languages spoken are Italian, French, Latin, and many other languages. The papal approval is needed to become a citizen of the city.

Holy See religion and politics 

The Catholic religion is the religion followed in the city. The Holy See is considered as the central government of Catholic churches. All the Catholics in the world consider the Holy See as the lawgiver. The place is the residence of the pope who has the power to exercise universal authority. St peter’s basilica is an important place where the followers of St. Peter pay homage to him. The other important followers are the followers of St. Paul.

The politics in the Holy See follows the framework of theocratic absolute elective monarchy. The Pope, when seen religiously, is the head of the Catholic Church. He is also the Bishop of Rome. It is the governing body. He has the ex officio powers such as the legislative, executive, and the judicial powers on the Vatican City.

Holy See economy 

The Holy See has the world’s smallest economy. The economy depends on donations, private enterprises, and other factors to generate revenue. The money acquired is put in stocks, bonds, and real estate. The economy is also supported through the sale of coins, stamps, and books.

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%