The Statistics Office today released new estimates of the size of St Helena’s population. At the end of 2017, there was an estimated 4,846 people on St Helena, with an estimated 4,761 residents and 4,267 persons with St Helenian status.

Chart: Population, total on-Island and St Helenians, end of each month

The release also includes estimates of the total number of passenger arrivals and departures, including those by air, and the number of births and deaths registered during 2017. In the fourth quarter of 2017, over 700 passengers arrived by air, contributing to the 4,118 arrivals during the year. There were 58 deaths and 36 births during 2017.

For more details, please see the full version of the bulletin attached, or available online at:

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29 January 2018

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