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Guadeloupe Population 2024

Guadeloupe is an archipelago and overseas department and region of France in the Caribbean. It consists of six inhabited islands—Basse-Terre, Grande-Terre, Marie-Galante, La Désirade, and the two inhabited Îles des Saintes—as well as many uninhabited islands and outcroppings. As per the UN World Population Prospects report,  the population of  Guadeloupe  in 2024 is 396,346 (400 thousand)

Population of  Guadeloupe in 2024 – 400 thousand 

The population is mainly Afro-Caribbean. European, Indian (Tamil, Telugu, and other South Indians), Lebanese, Syrians, and Chinese are all minorities. There is also a substantial population of Haitians in Guadeloupe who work mainly in construction and as street vendors.[49] Basse-Terre is the political capital; however, the largest city and economic hub is Pointe-à-Pitre.

Guadeloupe2024 Estimates
Total Population396,346
Caribbean Rank 8
SovereigntyTerritory of France
Land Area 1,690 Km2 (653 sq. miles)
Area Rank
Pop. Density237 people/sq. km
Capital CityBasse-Terre

Source: UN World Population Prospects

Religion in Guadeloupe

In 2020, the religious landscape of Guadeloupe reflected a predominantly Christian population, with approximately 96%. Among Christians, the majority identified as Roman Catholic, constituting around 86%, while the Protestant community made up 8%, and the remaining 6% belonged to various other Christian denominations. The remaining 4% of the population comprised individuals with diverse religious affiliations or none at all. Most within this minority either identified with no particular religion, while a small percentage adhered to Hinduism, Baha’is, or Islam. Although specific figures for these smaller religious groups were not provided, this data highlights the religious diversity present in Guadeloupe, where Christianity remains the predominant faith but with a notable presence of individuals embracing other beliefs or identifying as non-religious.

– Roman Catholic86.00%
– Protestant8.00%
– Other Christian6.00%
Other/No Religion4.00%
– Hinduism1 %
– Baha’is< 1 %
– Islam< 1 %

Source: Wikipedia

Guadeloupe Population 2024 | Religion in Guadeloupe