Martinique Population clock (live)

398,003
Current population
186,084
Current male population (46.8%)
211,919
Current female population (53.2%)
4,062
Births this year
1
Births today
2,762
Deaths this year
1
Deaths today
-995
Net migration this year
-0
Net migration today
305
Population growth this year
0
Population growth today

15-11-2019 00:53:16

Source : United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs: Population Division external link .



Quick facts about the population of Martinique

Current population (as of Friday, November 15, 2019)
398,003
Population rank
178 (0.01% of world population)
Total area
1,100 km2 (425 mi2)
Population density
361.8 per km2 (937.1 people/mi2)
Sex ratio
0.88 (186,084 men to 211,919 women)
Median age
43.7 years
Life expectancy
79.6 years (76.8 - men, 82.5 - women)
Literacy
97.0 %

(Population figures are estimates by Countrymeters (countrymeters.info) based on the latest United Nations data)

Martinique population 2019

During 2019 Martinique population is projected to increase by 350 people and reach 398,048 in the beginning of 2020. The natural increase is expected to be positive, as the number of births will exceed the number of deaths by 1,491. If external migration will remain on the previous year level, the population will be declined by 1,141 due to the migration reasons. It means that the number of people who leave Martinique to settle permanently in another country (emigrants) will prevail over the number of people who move into the country (to which they are not native) in order to settle there as permanent residents (immigrants).

Population change rates in 2019

According to our estimations, daily change rates of Martinique population in 2019 will be the following:

The population of Martinique will be increasing by 1 persons daily in 2019.

Demographics of Martinique 2018

As of 1 January 2019, the population of Martinique was estimated to be 397,698 people. This is an increase of 0.09 % (350 people) compared to population of 397,348 the year before. In 2018 the natural increase was positive, as the number of births exceeded the number of deaths by 1,490. Due to external migration, the population declined by 1,140. The sex ratio of the total population was 0.880 (880 males per 1 000 females) which is lower than global sex ratio. The global sex ratio in the world was approximately 1 016 males to 1 000 females as of 2018.

Below are the key figures for Martinique population in 2018:

Growth Rate 1952 - 2019

Martinique population density

Martinique population density is 361.5 people per square kilometer (936.4/mi2) as of November 2019. Density of population is calculated as permanently settled population of Martinique divided by total area of the country. Total area is the sum of land and water areas within international boundaries and coastlines of Martinique. The total area of Martinique is 1,100 km2 (425 mi2) according to the United Nations Statistics Division external link.

Religion in Martinique

Religion Number of followers Percentage of
total population
Christianity384,07396.5 %
Religiously Unaffiliated9,1542.3 %
Other2,3880.6 %
Folk or traditional religions7960.2 %
Hinduism7960.2 %
Islam7960.2 %

Source: Pew Research Center. The Global Religious Landscape external link.

Number of followers estimated by Countrymeters external link (Friday, November 15 2019).

Martinique age structure

As of the beginning of 2019 according to our estimates Martinique had the following population age distribution:

18.5 64.7 16.8

- percentage of population under 15
- percentage of population between 15 and 64 years old
- percentage of population 65+

In absolute figures (estimate):

We prepared a simplified model of the population distribution pyramid which is broken down into 3 main age groups. The groups are the same as we used above: population under 15, between 15 and 64 and population which is over 65 year old.

65+
15-64
0-14
male female

Note: The pyramid provided is not corresponding to data given above because the age groups have different number of years.

As we can see the Martinique population pyramid has a stationary type. Countries with such type of pyramid usually have declining birth rate and relatively low death rate. Which is more common for developed countries.

Source: The estimation data for section "Martinique age structure" is based on the latest demographic and social statistics by United Nations Statistics Division external link.

Age dependency ratio

Dependency ratio of population is a ratio of people who are generally not in the labor force (the dependents) to workforce of a country (the productive part of population). The dependent part includes the population under 15 years old and people aged 65 and over. The productive part of population accordingly consists of population between 15 and 64 years.

This ratio shows the pressure on productive population produced by the dependent part of population.

The total dependency ratio of population in Martinique is 54.5 %.

What does this value mean? It shows that the dependent part of population is more than a half of the working part. It means that the working population (labor force) in Martinique must provide goods for itself and cover expenditure on children and aged persons (this population is more than a half of working population). The value of more than 50% shows that the pressure on productive population in Martinique is relatively high.

Child dependency ratio

Child dependency ratio is a ratio of people below working age (under 15) to workforce of a country.

Child dependency ratio in Martinique is 28.6 %.

Aged dependency ratio

Aged dependency ratio is a ratio of people above working age (65+) to workforce of a country.

Aged dependency ratio in Martinique is 25.9 %.

Source: The estimation data for section "Martinique age dependency ratio" is based on the latest demographic and social statistics by United Nations Statistics Division external link.

Life expectancy

Life expectancy at birth is one of the most important demographic indicator. It shows the number of years a newborn infant would live assuming that birth and death rates will remain at the same level during the whole lifetime.

Total life expectancy (both sexes) at birth for Martinique is 79.6 years.
This is above the average life expectancy at birth of the global population which is about 71 years (according to Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations). external link

Male life expectancy at birth is 76.8 years.
Female life expectancy at birth is 82.5 years.

Literacy of population

According to our estimates 314,350 persons or 97.03% of adult population (aged 15 years and above) in Martinique are able to read and write. Accordingly about 9,627 adults are illiterate.

Literacy rate for adult male population is 97.65% (153,068 persons). 3,685 are illiterate.
Literacy rate for adult female population is 96.45% (161,283 persons). 5,941 are illiterate.

Youth literacy rates are 99.95% and 99.85% for males and females accordingly. The overall youth literacy rate is 99.9%. Youth literacy rate definition covers the population between the ages of 15 to 24 years.

Source: The estimation data for section "Martinique population literacy" is based on the latest data published by UNESCO Institute for Statistics (retrieved March 13, 2016) external link.

Martinique historical population (1951 - 2019)

The data is given as of 1st of January of an year.

Martinique population history

YearPopulationGrowth Rate
1951223,210N/A %
1952226,3431.40 %
1953230,7671.95 %
1954236,2062.36 %
1955242,4132.63 %
1956249,1662.79 %
1957256,2672.85 %
1958263,5452.84 %
1959270,8522.77 %
1960278,0612.66 %
1961285,0542.51 %
1962291,7242.34 %
1963297,9612.14 %
1964303,6641.91 %
1965308,7501.67 %
1966313,1521.43 %
1967316,8391.18 %
1968319,8420.95 %
1969322,2520.75 %
1970324,1700.60 %
1971325,6780.47 %
1972326,8210.35 %
1973327,6010.24 %
1974327,9850.12 %
1975327,957-0.01 %
1976327,507-0.14 %
1977326,686-0.25 %
1978325,747-0.29 %
1979325,113-0.19 %
1980325,1960.03 %
1981326,2300.32 %
1982328,2250.61 %
1983331,0300.85 %
1984334,3921.02 %
1985338,0301.09 %
1986341,8171.12 %
1987345,7581.15 %
1988349,7461.15 %
1989353,5351.08 %
1990356,9020.95 %
1991359,6810.78 %
1992361,8330.60 %
1993363,5720.48 %
1994365,3210.48 %
1995367,4980.60 %
1996370,3300.77 %
1997373,7910.93 %
1998377,6621.04 %
1999381,6111.05 %
2000385,2870.96 %
2001388,5170.84 %
2002391,3080.72 %
2003393,6430.60 %
2004395,4340.45 %
2005396,6190.30 %
2006397,1400.13 %
2007396,986-0.04 %
2008396,334-0.16 %
2009395,529-0.20 %
2010394,914-0.16 %
2011394,694-0.06 %
2012394,8890.05 %
2013395,3710.12 %
2014395,9190.14 %
2015396,3010.10 %
2016396,6500.09 %
2017396,9990.09 %
2018397,3480.09 %
2019397,6980.09 %

The data is given as of 1st of January of an year.

Population projection (2020-2100)

YearPopulationGrowth Rate
2020385,459N/A %
2025384,452-0.26 %
2030382,086-0.62 %
2035378,578-0.92 %
2040373,320-1.39 %
2045365,403-2.12 %
2050355,073-2.83 %
2055343,904-3.15 %
2060333,203-3.11 %
2065323,863-2.80 %
2070316,256-2.35 %
2075310,055-1.96 %
2080304,658-1.74 %
2085299,337-1.75 %
2090293,683-1.89 %
2095287,914-1.96 %
2100281,658-2.17 %

The data is given as of 1st of July of an year (medium fertility variant).

Source : United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs: Population Division external link