Bahamas Population

The Bahamas, known officially as the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is a country within the Lucayan Archipelago of the West Indies in the Atlantic. According to the UN World population studies, the population of Bahamas in 2023 is 412,624 (4.12 lakhs)

The total Land Area of the Bahamas is 10,010 sq. km (3,860 sq. mi) & the Population Density of the Bahamas is 39 per Km2 (102 people per mi2). 

 Bahamas  2023 Population
Total Population 412,624
Global Rank 177
Land Area  10,010 sq. km (3,860 sq. mi)
Area Rank 155
Pop. Density 39 people/sq. km
Capital City Nassau
Bahamas Demographics
Fertility Rate* 1.76
Infant mortality rate ** 5.2
Median Age  32.3 Years
Life Expectancy 74.28 years
Urban Population 86%

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Bahamas

The Bahamas’ population is predominantly Christian. About 96 % of the population adheres to Christianity. Among Christians Protestant (80%) is the largest group followed by  Roman Catholics (29.6%) and other Christians at 1.3%.

It also has smaller communities of Jews, Muslims, Baháʼís, Hindus, Rastafarians, and practitioners of traditional African religions such as Obeah. The remaining 3% are classified as unaffiliated, which can mean agnostic, atheist, or “nothing in particular.”

Religion percentage in the Bahamas 

  • Christians – 96 %
    – Protestant (80%)
    – Roman Catholic (14.5%)
    – Other Christian (1.3%)
  • Unaffiliated: 3%
  • Other Religion -1%

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Population of Bahamas 2023 | Religion in Bahamas