Bahamas Population 2022


Bahamas map
  • The current population of Bahamas is estimated at 401,892 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Bahamas represent 0.01% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Bahamas is 25.21 inhabitants per km2.
  • Bahamas is located in Caribbean.
  • Bahamas ranks number 178 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Bahamas is 25.0601° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is -77.3447° W.
  • The median age in Bahamas is 32.30 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Bahamas is $5.25 Bahamian dollar (BSD) per hour.
  • The countries that Bahamas shares its land boundary with are not existent (has just maritime borders: Cuba, Haiti, the United States, and Turks and Caicos Islands).

Bahamas

Official name Commonwealth of The Bahamas
Location Caribbean
Capital Nassau
Population 400,712 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 25.21/km2
Population growth rate 0.94% (in 2022)
Area 13,878 km2 (5,358.32 sq mi)
Official language English
Currency Bahamian dollar (BSD)
Life expectancy 74 years
Internet TLD .bs
Call code +1 242

Bahamas Population Graph

Bahamas Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 393,917 191,404 202,513 48.59% 51.41% 327,936 83.25%
2019 390,148 189,534 200,614 48.58% 51.42% 324,330 83.13%
2018 386,291 187,622 198,669 48.57% 51.43% 320,737 83.03%
2017 382,398 185,692 196,706 48.56% 51.44% 317,123 82.93%
2016 378,565 183,793 194,772 48.55% 51.45% 313,565 82.83%
2015 374,836 181,908 192,928 48.53% 51.47% 310,177 82.75%
2014 371,255 180,133 191,122 48.52% 51.48% 306,917 82.67%
2013 367,786 178,376 189,410 48.5% 51.5% 303,791 82.6%
2012 364,199 176,564 187,635 48.48% 51.52% 300,573 82.53%
2011 360,194 174,550 185,644 48.46% 51.54% 297,088 82.48%
2010 355,539 172,294 183,245 48.46% 51.54% 293,071 82.43%
2009 350,194 169,739 180,455 48.47% 51.53% 288,525 82.39%
2008 344,264 166,934 177,330 48.49% 51.51% 283,467 82.34%
2007 337,961 163,979 173,982 48.52% 51.48% 278,142 82.3%
2006 331,595 160,956 170,639 48.54% 51.46% 272,770 82.26%
2005 325,400 158,047 167,353 48.57% 51.43% 267,544 82.22%
2004 319,435 155,182 164,253 48.58% 51.42% 262,512 82.18%
2003 313,655 152,405 161,250 48.59% 51.41% 257,605 82.13%
2002 308,180 149,775 158,405 48.6% 51.4% 252,985 82.09%
2001 303,132 147,443 155,689 48.64% 51.36% 248,720 82.05%
2000 298,552 145,425 153,127 48.71% 51.29% 244,842 82.01%
1999 294,563 143,806 150,757 48.82% 51.18% 241,011 81.82%
1998 291,094 142,549 148,545 48.97% 51.03% 237,562 81.61%
1997 287,852 141,422 146,430 49.13% 50.87% 234,312 81.4%
1996 284,463 140,183 144,280 49.28% 50.72% 230,927 81.18%
1995 280,655 138,672 141,983 49.41% 50.59% 227,218 80.96%
1994 276,318 136,777 139,541 49.5% 50.5% 223,099 80.74%
1993 271,526 134,541 136,985 49.55% 50.45% 218,633 80.52%
1992 266,480 132,147 134,333 49.59% 50.41% 213,957 80.29%
1991 261,451 129,706 131,745 49.61% 50.39% 209,344 80.07%
1990 256,663 127,356 129,307 49.62% 50.38% 204,920 79.84%
1989 252,166 125,125 127,041 49.62% 50.38% 199,917 79.28%
1988 248,070 123,117 124,953 49.63% 50.37% 195,107 78.65%
1987 243,873 121,034 122,839 49.63% 50.37% 190,245 78.01%
1986 239,618 118,898 120,720 49.62% 50.38% 185,345 77.35%
1985 235,165 116,712 118,453 49.63% 50.37% 180,301 76.67%
1984 230,488 114,437 116,051 49.65% 50.35% 175,148 75.99%
1983 225,658 112,084 113,574 49.67% 50.33% 169,898 75.29%
1982 220,732 109,704 111,028 49.7% 50.3% 164,600 74.57%
1981 215,859 107,260 108,599 49.69% 50.31% 159,390 73.84%
1980 211,115 104,819 106,296 49.65% 50.35% 154,325 73.1%
1979 206,506 102,324 104,182 49.55% 50.45% 149,676 72.48%
1978 201,986 99,801 102,185 49.41% 50.59% 145,188 71.88%
1977 197,593 97,315 100,278 49.25% 50.75% 140,825 71.27%
1976 193,385 94,991 98,394 49.12% 50.88% 136,627 70.65%
1975 189,367 92,885 96,482 49.05% 50.95% 132,595 70.02%
1974 185,568 91,077 94,491 49.08% 50.92% 128,747 69.38%
1973 181,973 89,513 92,460 49.19% 50.81% 125,088 68.74%
1972 178,308 87,977 90,331 49.34% 50.66% 121,410 68.09%
1971 174,329 86,241 88,088 49.47% 50.53% 117,550 67.43%
1970 169,799 84,118 85,681 49.54% 50.46% 113,358 66.76%
1969 164,676 81,548 83,128 49.52% 50.48% 108,834 66.09%
1968 159,045 78,600 80,445 49.42% 50.58% 104,047 65.42%
1967 153,003 75,369 77,634 49.26% 50.74% 99,039 64.73%
1966 146,747 72,009 74,738 49.07% 50.93% 93,977 64.04%
1965 140,410 68,632 71,778 48.88% 51.12% 88,936 63.34%
1964 134,039 65,250 68,789 48.68% 51.32% 83,962 62.64%
1963 127,658 61,901 65,757 48.49% 51.51% 79,059 61.93%
1962 121,395 58,610 62,785 48.28% 51.72% 74,282 61.19%
1961 115,407 55,476 59,931 48.07% 51.93% 69,764 60.45%
1960 109,806 52,520 57,286 47.83% 52.17% 65,565 59.71%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Bahamas ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Bahamas. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Bahamas

# City Population 2022
1 Nassau 242,068
2 Freeport 47,687
3 West End 13,153
4 Coopers Town 9,190
5 Marsh Harbour 5,800
6 Freetown 4,270
7 Bahamas City 3,844
8 Andros Town 2,355
9 Clarence Town 1,747
10 Dunmore Town 1,595
11 Rock Sound 1,466
12 Arthur's Town 1,241
13 Cockburn Town 1,083
14 George Town 1,039
15 Alice Town 967

Other Countries from Caribbean Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Trinidad and Tobago 1,409,283 264/km2
Bahamas 400,712 25.21/km2
Barbados 288,050 660/km2
Saint Lucia 185,191 300/km2
Grenada 113,031 319/km2
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 111,581 309/km2
Antigua 97,231 186/km2
Saint Kitts and Nevis 53,827 165/km2