Haiti Population

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 population of Haiti in 2023 is 11,724,764 (1.17 Crore)

 Haiti2023 Population
Total Population11,724,764 (11.7 million)
Global Rank81
Land Area 27,560 sq. km (10,640 sq. mi)
Area Rank143
Pop. Density414 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 Demographics
Fertility Rate* 2.96
Infant mortality rate ** 48
Median Age  24 Years
Life Expectancy 64.99 years
Urban Population 57%

*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.

Top Cities in Haiti by Population

3Carrefour 4,42,156
7Croix des Bouquets2,29,127
10Les Cayes1,25,799
Population of Haiti 2023 | Religion in Haiti