Population

On december 31, 2008 Bonaire counted 15,101 residents on the island divided by 69 nationalities. A year earlier Bonaire counted 59 different nationalities. The population increased rapidly over the last few years. In 2006 Bonaire counted 14,006 residents, in 2007 14,243 residents and 2008 had 15,101 residents. on December 31, 2009 the population was 15,528. On January 1st 2017 Bonaire counted 19.408 residents.

Year   Residents      Population of Bonaire
2006      14.006  
2007   14.243      
2008   15.101  
2009   15.528    
2010   15.518  
2011   15.823  
2012   16.541  
2013   17.408  
2014   18.413  
2015   18.905  
2016   19.408  

 

Right below a table showing the different nationalities on Bonaire in 2008.

Country Residents Rate
Bonaire 6495 43,01%
Curacao 2976 19,71%
Netherlands (Europe) 1515 10,03%
Dominican Rep. 751 4,97%
Colombia 627 4,15%
Peru 454 3,00%
Venezuela 417 2,76%
United States 333 2,20%
Aruba 325 2,15%
Suriname 223 1,47%
China 144 0,95%
India 77 0,51%
Haiti 56 0,37%
Aruba 50 0,33%
Canada 40 0,26%
Portugal 39 0,26%
Germany 38 0,25%
Ecuador 38 0,25%
Jamaica 36 0,24%
Lebanon 33 0,22%
U.K. 29 0,19%
St. Maarten 28 0,19%
Italy 24 0,16%
Nigeria 22 0,15%
Belgium 21 0,14%
Guyana 19 0,13%
Trinidad & Tobago 18 0,12%
Spain 17 0,11%
Cuba 16 0,11%
Pakistan 12 0,08%
Switzerland 12 0,08%
St. Eustatius (Statia) 8 0,05%
Saba 1 0,01%
Other nationalities 207 1,37%
     
Total 15101  

 

Migration balance on Bonaire by country 2011-2015

 

Upcoming events

Friday 15 December 00:00
Kingdom Day
Saturday 16 December 18:00 - 10:00PM
Bonaire Christmas Shopping Night
Monday 25 December 00:00
Christmas Day
Tuesday 26 December 00:00
Boxing Day
Sunday 31 December 00:00
New Year's Eve
Monday 01 January 00:00
New Year's Day

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