Haiti Population and Religion Percentage

Haiti, officially the Republic of Haiti and formerly known as Hayti is a country located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean Sea. It occupies the western three-eighths of the island which it shares with the Dominican Republic. It’s the third-largest country by area and the most populous country in the Caribbean.

The total Land Area of Haiti is 27,560 sq. km (10,640 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Haiti is 414 per Km2 (1,072 people per mi2). According to the UN World Population Studies, the estimated population of Haiti in 2024 is 11,867,030 (11.8 million or 1.18 Crore)

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Demography
 Haiti 2024 Population
Total Population 11,867,030 (11.8 million)
Global Rank 81
Land Area  27,560 sq. km (10,640 sq. mi)
Area Rank 143
Pop. Density 430 people/sq. km

Religion in Haiti

Haiti is a Christian-majority country and 86.4% of the population adheres to Christianity. Roman Catholics (56.8%) is the largest denomination followed by Protestant churches (29.6%)

Non-Christian faiths account for 3% and include Islam, Hinduism, Baháʼí Faith, Jews, and African traditional faiths. The remaining 10.6% are classified as unaffiliated, which can mean agnostic, atheist, or “nothing in particular.”

Religion percentage in Haiti 

  • Catholicism – 56.8%
  • Protestantism – 29.6%
  • Unaffiliated – 10.6%
  • Other – 3%

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Haiti Ethnic population

Haiti is predominantly inhabited by people of African descent, commonly referred to as ‘blacks’. A minority of the population are mulattoes, who are of mixed European and African ancestry and generally belong to the country’s wealthier class. There is also a small number of people of European descent. Haiti’s culture, language, and ethnicity are distinct from other Caribbean and Latin American countries, particularly those that speak Spanish or English in the region.

  • Blacks – 94%
  • Mixed – 5.6
  • Others – 0.4%
Top Cities in Haiti by Population
#CityPopulation
1Port-au-Prince12,34,742
2Cap-Haïtien5,34,815
3Carrefour 4,42,156
4Delmas3,82,920
5Pétion-Ville2,83,052
6Port-de-Paix2,50,000
7Croix des Bouquets2,29,127
8Jacmel1,37,966
9Léogâne1,34,190
10Les Cayes1,25,799
Population of Haiti 2024 | Religion in Haiti