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Bahamas
(2,722 words)

The Commonwealth of the Bahamas

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

407,000

Area

14,000 sq. km (5,400 sq. mi)

Population density

29/sq. km (76/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.01% (per 1,000: births 13, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

20%

Urban dwellers

83% (1.02% p.a.)

Capital city

Nassau 281,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

74% Bahamas Creole English, 17% English, 7% Haitian Creole, 1% Jamaican Creol…

Cite this page
“Bahamas”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 30 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02BHS>
First published online: 2020



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