Statistical Update: Population

The latest statistical updates have been released for population data on April 3, 2023. There were an estimated 4,476 people on the island at the end of January 2023, of which 4,247 were estimated to be resident, and 229 were visiting. The updated data file (in Excel format) can be downloaded here, and contains estimates of the number of people on St Helena in various categories.

Additional statistical series and indicators, and various statistical bulletins and reports, are available at We welcome comments and suggestions on any of the statistics published by the Statistics Office. Please email:, call tel: 22138, or visit the office in person on the top floor of the Post Office Building, Jamestown.

St Helena Government Communications Hub

Telephone: 22470