Statistics

St Helena in Figures

Charts and commentaries on key topics, using the latest statistics

Census 2021

The latest Population and Housing Census was taken on February 7, 2021

Population

Resident on-island, end of May 2024

4,059

-89 on end of May 2023 (4,148)

Gross Domestic Product

Annual, 2021/22, market prices

£39.0 million

-1.7% on 2020/21 (£39.6m, 2021/22 prices)

Inflation

Retail Price Index, annual change Q1 2024

1.8%

+1.7 percentage points on Q4 2023 (0.1%)

Median Wage

Annual, full-time employment, 2022/23

£9,970

0.1% on 2021/22 (£9,960, 2022/23 prices)

Arrivals

Annual total, June 2023 to May 2024

4,380

+497 on June 2022 to May 2023 (3,883)

Departures

Annual total, June 2023 to May 2024

4,444

+590 on June 2022 to May 2023 (3,854)

Imports

Goods, FY22/23

£23.8m

+£2.9m on FY21/22

Exports

Visitor expenses, range estimate, 2023

£4.6m to £6.4m

+£0.8m to £1.1m on 2022

Births

On-Island, June 2023 to May 2024

20

+7 on June 2022 to May 2023 (13)

Deaths

On-Island, June 2023 to May 2024

60

+3 on June 2022 to May 2023 (57)

Population Projections

Estimated size of different population groups using five different migration scenarios.

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