Gibraltar Population 2024
Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula. It has an area of 6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi) and is bordered to the north by Spain. In 1704, Britain captured Gibraltar from Spain during the War of the Spanish Succession on behalf of the Habsburg claim to the Spanish throne. The territory was ceded to Great Britain in perpetuity under the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713.
Gibraltar is one of the most densely populated territories in the world, with a usually-resident population in 2024 of 33,714, equivalent to approximately 12,950/sq mi).
|Land Area||6.8 km2 (2.6 sq mi)|
|Pop. Density||5,000/sq. km (12,949.9/sq mi)|
Source: UN World Population Prospects report
Religion in Gibraltar
According to the 2012 census, approximately 72.1% of Gibraltarians are Roman Catholics. Other Christian denominations include the Church of England (7.7%). The third religion in size is Islam (3.6% of the population). There is also an established Hindu population (2%), members of the Baháʼí Faith, and a long-established Jewish community, which, at 763 persons, accounts for 2.4% of the population.