Saint Martin People - 2023


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32,897 (2023 est.)

Ethnic groups

Creole (Mulatto), Black, Guadeloupe Mestizo (French-East Asian), White, East Indian, other


French (official), Dutch, English, Guadeloupian Creole, Haitian Creole, Italian, Martiniquan Creole, Papiamento (dialect of Netherlands Antilles), Spanish

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Roman Catholic, Jehovah's Witness, Protestant, Hindu

Age structure

0-14 years: 24.9% (male 4,067/female 4,125)

15-64 years: 64.65% (male 10,205/female 11,063)

65 years and over: 10.45% (2023 est.) (male 1,484/female 1,953)

Dependency ratios

total dependency ratio: 49.1 N

youth dependency ratio: 33.5

elderly dependency ratio: 15.6

potential support ratio: 6.4 (2021)

Median age

total: 33.3 years

male: 32.5 years

female: 34.1 years (2020 est.)

Population growth rate

0.31% (2023 est.)

Birth rate

13.95 births/1,000 population (2023 est.)

Death rate

4.71 deaths/1,000 population (2023 est.)

Net migration rate

-6.17 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2023 est.)

Population distribution

most of the population is found along the coast, with a largest concentrations around the capital Marigot, Orleans, and Grand-Case

Sex ratio

at birth: 1.04 male(s)/female

0-14 years: 0.99 male(s)/female

15-64 years: 0.92 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 0.76 male(s)/female

total population: 0.92 male(s)/female (2023 est.)

Infant mortality rate

total: 6.58 deaths/1,000 live births

male: 7.7 deaths/1,000 live births

female: 5.42 deaths/1,000 live births (2023 est.)

Life expectancy at birth

total population: 80.8 years

male: 77.72 years

female: 84.01 years (2023 est.)

Total fertility rate

1.8 children born/woman (2023 est.)

Gross reproduction rate

0.88 (2023 est.)

Contraceptive prevalence rate


Drinking water source

improved: urban: 100% of population

rural: N/A

total: 100% of population

unimproved: urban: 0% of population

rural: N/A

total: 0% of population (2020)

Current health expenditure


Physicians density


Sanitation facility access

improved: urban: 100% of population

rural: N/A

total: 100% of population

unimproved: urban: 0% of population

rural: N/A

total: 0% of population (2020)

Children under the age of 5 years underweight


Education expenditures



total population: NA

male: NA

female: NA

NOTE: The information regarding Saint Martin on this page is re-published from the 2023 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Saint Martin 2023 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Saint Martin 2023 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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