Saint Pierre and Miquelon Population: 5,803

Saint Pierre and Miquelon is part of the overseas collectivity of the French. It is a collection of three islands of which Saint Pierre that lies on the east coast, is the center of the island group. It is located near Newfoundland and Labrador in the Canadian province. The neighboring islands, along with Sain Pierres, is called the Saint Pierre commune.

Largest Cities in Saint Pierre and Miquelon by Population 

The largest city in Saint Pierre and Miquelon by population is Miquelon–Langlade and Saint Pierre. L’ile –ax-marins was a separate commune until 1945. It was annexed to Saint Pierre after that.

Saint Pierre and Miquelon Population History

The present population of Saint Pierre and Miquelon commune is 5,804. The population was about 4,755 in the year 1955, with an average percentage increase in population, which was about 0.79% when compared to the previous year. In 1985, it registered a decrease in population by about -0.35%. The population then was about 6,024. After that, there has been an increase in population only in the year 2010 with a marginal increase of 0.74%. The population then was 6,363. Since then, there has been only a decreasing trend, and it is 5,794 in 2020, with a negative yearly % change of -0.67%.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 5,794 -0.67% -40 25 99.80% 5,784 0% 7,794,798,739 230
2019 5,822 -0.46% -27 25 98.80% 5,754 0.00% 7,713,468,100 230
2018 5,849 -0.65% -38 25 97.80% 5,723 0.00% 7,631,091,040 230
2017 5,887 -0.79% -47 26 96.50% 5,682 0.00% 7,547,858,925 230
2016 5,934 -0.98% -59 26 95.50% 5,668 0% 7,464,022,049 230
2015 5,993 -1.16% -72 26 94.80% 5,682 0% 7,379,797,139 229
2010 6,353 0.74% 46 28 88.80% 5,640 0% 6,956,823,603 229
2005 6,123 -0.55% -34 27 91.90% 5,627 0% 6,541,907,027 229
2000 6,294 -0.31% -20 27 88.90% 5,597 0% 6,143,493,823 229
1995 6,392 0% 0 28 87.70% 5,606 0% 5,744,212,979 229
1990 6,393 1.20% 74 28 87.30% 5,581 0% 5,327,231,061 230
1985 6,024 -0.35% -21 26 91% 5,483 0% 4,870,921,740 230
1980 6,131 0.41% 25 27 87.60% 5,369 0% 4,458,003,514 230
1975 6,006 1.58% 91 26 87.10% 5,232 0% 4,079,480,606 230
1970 5,552 1.42% 76 24 86.90% 4,824 0% 3,700,437,046 230
1965 5,173 0.80% 40 22 76.20% 3,942 0% 3,339,583,597 227
1960 4,971 0.89% 43 22 85.50% 4,251 0% 3,034,949,748 227
1955 4,755 0.79% 37 21 82.90% 3,942 0% 2,773,019,936 227

Saint Pierre and Miquelon Population forecast

The population of Saint Pierre and Miquelon at present is 5,794. The population in the year 2025 is expected to be around 5,725, while that of 2030 is estimated to be 5,677. The population is expected to be 5,247 in the year 2050.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 5,794 -0.67% -40 25 99.80% 5,784 0% 7,794,798,739 230
2025 5,725 -0.24% -14 25 N.A. N.A. 0% 8,184,437,460 230
2030 5,677 -0.17% -10 25 N.A. N.A. 0% 8,548,487,400 230
2035 5,634 -0.15% -9 24 N.A. N.A. 0% 8,887,524,213 230
2040 5,560 -0.26% -15 24 N.A. N.A. 0% 9,198,847,240 230
2045 5,432 -0.46% -26 24 N.A. N.A. 0% 9,481,803,274 230
2050 5,247 -0.69% -37 23 N.A. N.A. 0% 9,735,033,990 230

Saint Pierre and Miquelon Demographics

The urban population in Saint Pierre and Miquelon is 99.8%. The population density is estimated to be about 25 people per square kilometer. 99% of the adult population are literates. The life expectancy is 81.7.

Saint Pierre and Miquelon Religion & Politics

94.7% of the population of Saint Pierre and Miquelon are Christians. Each of the other religions, such as Buddhism, Hinduism, Jews, Muslims, and folk religions, as well as other less known religions, account for less than 1%. About 3-8% of the population is unaffiliated to any religion. The government exercises executive power. The head of the government would be the president of the territorial council. A multi-party system exists in Saint Pierre and Miquelon.

Saint Pierre and Miquelon Economy

Fishing and servicing fishing fleet has been the major source of economy for these islands. It has been on the decline owing to disputes with Canada over fishing quotas and a decline in the number of ships that stop here. Trade and agriculture are the other sources that contribute to the economy.

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%