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Dominica Population 2024

Dominica, officially the Commonwealth of Dominica, is an island country in the Caribbean. As per the UN World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of  Dominica in 2023 is 73,368 (74 thousand)

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Population of Dominica in 2024  – 77 thousand 
Dominica 2024 Estimates
Total Population73,368
Caribbean Rank18
Land Area 751 sq.km (290 sq. mi)
Area Rank174
Pop. Density96 people/sq. km
Capital CityRoseau

Source: UN World Population Prospects 

Religion in Dominica

Christianity is the main religion in Dominica followed by 91% of the population . Among Christians roman Catholic have most number of adherents followed by Protestants. 6.1% of population is unaffiliated or Irreligious.

About 61.4% of the population is Roman Catholic. 28.6% belong to Protestant denominations, (includes Evangelical 6.7%, Seventh Day Adventist 6.1%, Pentecostal 5.6%, Baptist 4.1%, Methodist 3.7%, Church of God 1.2%, other 1.2%). Other Christians include Jehovah’s Witnesses (1.2%),

About 1.3% of the population adheres to the Rastafari movement. Other religions include Hinduism, Bahá’í Faith, Judaism, and Buddhism.

Religion / AffiliationPercentage
Roman Catholic 61.4%
Protestant 28.6%
– Evangelical 6.7%
– Seventh Day Adventist 6.1%
– Pentecostal 5.6%
– Baptist 4.1%
– Methodist 3.7%
– Church of God 1.2%
– other Protestant 1.2%
Jehovah’s Witness 1.2%
Other Faiths 
Rastafarian 1.3%
other 0.3%
none 6.1%
unspecified 1.1%

Source: Census 2010

Ethnicity in Dominica

Dominica is a multi-ethnic nation, home to people of different ethnic, religious and national backgrounds.

Dominica ‘s population is predominantly African/black, 86.6% of population is of African ancestry.  9.1 % population is of mixed African-European descent and  0.8% population is white/ European. 

Dominica is the only Eastern Caribbean island that still has a population of pre-Columbian native Caribs and accounts for 2.9% of the population. The remaining includes East Indian (Indo-Caribbean), Chinese and  Lebanese/Syrians.

The racial composition is as follows

Race and EthnicityPercentage
Black 86.6%
indigenous (Caribs)2.9% 
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