Population of New Caledonia 2021

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Population of New Caledonia 2021

New Caledonia is a special collectivity of France in the southwest Pacific Ocean. The archipelago, part of the Melanesia subregion is south of Vanuatu, about 1,210 km (750 mi) east of Australia. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of New Caledonia in 2020 is 285,491 ( 285 thousand or 2.85 lakh)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

New Caledonia Population 2021

New Caledonia has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 0.97 %. Its estimated population in 2021 is  288,217. The total Land Area of New Caledonia is 18,280 Km2 (7,058 sq. miles) & the Population Density of New Caledonia is 16 per Km2 (40 people per mi2).

Population of  New Caledonia in 2021  – 288 thousand or 2.88 lakh (Approx)
 New Caledonia2020 Population
Total Population 285,491 ( 285 thousand or 2.85 lakh)
Global Rank184
Dependency ofFrance
Land Area 18,280 sq.km (7,058 sq. mi)
Area Rank
Pop. Density16 people/sq. km
Capital CityNouméa

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

New Caledonia Demographics
Fertility Rate* 1.97
Infant mortality rate ** 10.4
Median Age 33.6 years.
Life Expectancy 78.16 years
Urban Population 72%

*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 New Caledonia

Religion in New Caledonia

  •   Christianity – 85.2%
  •   No religion  – 10.4%
  •   Islam – 2.8%
  •   Buddhism – 0.6%
  •   Folk religion – 0.2%
  •   Other Religion – 0.8%

Source: Wikipedia