Sint Maarten Population: 42,727

Sint Maarten is located on the southern part of the Caribbean island that is located in the Kingdom of Netherlands. Philipsburg is the capital city of Sint Maarten. It is famous for its beaches, mountain ranges, and beautiful scenic view. Philipsburg is the capital city of Sint Maarten, and it is a famous cruise stop port in the country.

Largest Cities in Sint Maarten by Population

Cul de Sac has the largest population along with cities like Lower Prince’s Quarter and Koolbaai. Some other cities which are highly populated are Philipsburg and Simson Bay Village.

Sint Maarten Population History

As per the UN records, the total population of Sint Maarten is 42,703. From the year 2015, there has been a steady growth in the total population. In 2020, the total population of Western Sahara is 42,703. In the coming years, there will be a consistent growth of 1.42 %.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 42,876 1.41% 582 1,261 96.50% 41,364 0% 7,794,798,739 213
2019 42,388 1.07% 448 1,247 96.60% 40,939 0.00% 7,713,468,100 213
2018 41,940 1.20% 496 1,234 96.70% 40,552 0.00% 7,631,091,040 213
2017 41,444 1.56% 636 1,219 96.80% 40,120 0.00% 7,547,858,925 213
2016 40,808 2.10% 840 1,200 96.90% 39,537 0% 7,464,022,049 213
2015 39,968 3.19% 1,160 1,176 97% 38,750 0% 7,379,797,139 213
2010 34,168 0.44% 147 1,005 96.90% 33,124 0% 6,956,823,603 216
2005 33,434 0.53% 174 983 97.30% 32,531 0% 6,541,907,027 216
2000 32,564 0.89% 281 958 97.70% 31,819 0% 6,143,493,823 214
1995 31,160 1.58% 470 916 98.30% 30,633 0% 5,744,212,979 213
1990 28,812 8.54% 1,938 847 99.10% 28,549 0% 5,327,231,061 215
1985 19,123 7.86% 1,205 562 99.50% 19,028 0% 4,870,921,740 217
1980 13,100 6.51% 709 385 100% 13,096 0% 4,458,003,514 218
1975 9,557 6.84% 539 281 N.A. N.A. 0% 4,079,480,606 222
1970 6,864 9.01% 481 202 N.A. N.A. 0% 3,700,437,046 223
1965 4,459 9.50% 325 131 47.30% 2,108 0% 3,339,583,597 233
1960 2,833 6.09% 145 83 N.A. N.A. 0% 3,034,949,748 231
1955 2,108 7.06% 122 62 N.A. N.A. 0% 2,773,019,936 233

Sint Maarten Population forecast

The 1.42% population growth is projected to be increasing till 2030. After this point, the population is expected to decrease slowly. The estimated population of Sint Maarten for 2050 is 55,017. In 2045 the population rate is 53,540. So, there is a slight increase in 2050 when compared to the population of the year 2045.

In the future, the total population is predicted to be extremely steady. The urban and median age is steadily increasing over the coming years. The average median age of 2050 is 41, and the estimated urban population for the year 2050 is 52,238.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 42,876 1.41% 582 1,261 96.50% 41,364 0% 7,794,798,739 213
2025 45,627 1.25% 550 1,342 96.10% 43,829 0% 8,184,437,460 213
2030 48,076 1.05% 490 1,414 95.80% 46,034 0% 8,548,487,400 213
2035 50,151 0.85% 415 1,475 95.50% 47,903 0% 8,887,524,213 213
2040 51,934 0.70% 357 1,527 95.30% 49,482 0% 9,198,847,240 213
2045 53,540 0.61% 321 1,575 95.10% 50,911 0% 9,481,803,274 212
2050 55,017 0.55% 295 1,618 94.90% 52,238 0% 9,735,033,990 209

Sint Maarten Demographics

The life expectancy rate of 2020 is 73.2. The infant mortality rate of this country is 8.1. In the year 2019, the increase was positive as the death rates increased the birth rates. The total males of Sint Maarten as of 2019 are 21,819. The female population is about 22,729. The sex ratio is 960 males per 1000 females. This is lower than the global sex ratio.

Sint Maarten Religion & Politics

The majority of the population in Sint Maarten belongs to Protestants. 41.9% of people belong to Protestant, and the remaining people belong to Roman Catholics of 33.1%, Hindu of 5.2%, and others. The government of Sint Maarten was formed by the monarch signified by the governor and ministers. The government vests the executive power, and both government and parliament vest legislative power.

Sint Maarten Economy

Sint Maarten’s economy is mainly based on tourism and tourism-related sectors. Tourism can be either long stays or short trippers from many cruises that are operated from Philipsburg harbor. Most of the food items are imported, and very few limited agriculture happens.

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%