Population and Demography

The page contains links to data files (in Excel format) and reports and Statistical Bulletins (in PDF format) relating to the population and demographics of St Helena, including the total population, births and deaths, arrivals and departures, population projections, and the population of Ascension Island.

Please note, for the latest reports and data from the 2021 Census, see also: Population Censuses.


Latest data files and Statistical Bulletins to download:

  • Latest Statistical Bulletin (PDF format), issued May 2022
  • Data file (Excel format) updated to December 2022, released on February 15, 2023. Includes monthly estimates of the total population, the number of registered births ,deaths and marriages, and total arrivals and departures, and annual estimates of birth and death rates and life expectancy at birth.

Previous Statistical Bulletins (PDF format):

Arrivals and Departures

Latest data files and Statistical Bulletins to download:

  • Data file (Excel format) updated to January 2023, released on March 8, 2023. Includes detailed indicators of passenger arrivals and departures by air and sea.
  • Latest Statistical Bulletin (PDF format) issued May 2021

Previous Statistical Bulletins (PDF format):

Population Projections

Latest report:

Previous reports:

Population of Ascension and Tristan Da Cunha

  • Data file: Data File: (Excel Format) updated to Quarter 4, 2022, released in February 2023. Includes quarterly estimates of the population of Ascension Island by nationality and Tristan Da Cunha by Islander status