Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean, approximately North Carolina a US State is 1,035 km west-northwest of the territory. Bermuda population in 2023 is estimated to be 63,873, covers territory area of 53.2 sq km (20.5 sq mi), ranks two-hundredth most populous country in the world. Its capital is Hamilton. Bermuda was governed under royal charter by the Somers Isles Company until 1684 historically known as the Bermudas or Somers Isles. The first Black African slaves were taken to Bermuda in the year of 1616. Bermuda is an archipelago consisting of 181 islands, is named after Spanish explorer Juan de Bermúdez, who discovered the archipelago in 1505, Country code is BMU, The Official language is English, median age is 44 years, 79% of the population are Bermudians and 21% are Non-Bermudian.Below table is the population of Bermuda from 1960 to 2020:
Bermuda population in 1960 is 44,400, by 1970 the population is increased by 10,600 totaling to 55,000, by 1980 the population is increased to 54,670, and by 1990 the total increase of 59,326 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 59,326. From 1990 to 2000, population increased to 61,833, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Bermuda increase by 3,291 with a change of 5.32 percent and decline of population from 2010 to 2020 by -1,221 with a change of -1.87 percent and make up to 63,903. Bermuda population in 2022 is estimated to be 61,885, Population of Bermuda in 2021 is estimated as 62,194.
Amongst the nine parishes, Pembroke has the largest share of the population distribution at 17%. Smith's and Warwick has the slight increase, St. George's and Sandys has a decline in population. The municipalities of the Town of St. George's and the City of Hamilton both had the affect of decrease. Bermuda's population density was 3,086 persons per square mile in 2016. The main cause is Bermudians are emigrating to other country.
Bermuda's population and workforce have been shrinking from 2010. According to government statistics, our population has been in a steady decline since 2010, and it is projected to keep on shrinking. Between 2010 and 2020, Bermuda will have lost more than 2 to 4 percent of its population. In two years, we will have a little more than 61,500 people living here (approximate).
|Area||Population 2016||Population 2010|
|Parish and Municipality||63,779||64,237|
|Town of St. George’s||1,298||1,801|
|City of Hamilton||854||1,032|
Despite a two percentage point decline in their percentage distribution from 2010 to 2016, Black population represents 52 percent of the population in 2016, decreased from 54 percent in 2010, 31% are Whites, 9% are mixed, 4% are Asians, and other race is 4 percent.
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