Demographics of São Tomé and Principe

Religions and Ethnicity
ReligionsCatholic 70.3%, Evangelical 3.4%, New Apostolic 2%, Adventist 1.8%, other 3.1%, none 19.4% (2001 census)
Ethnic groupsmestico, angolares (descendants of Angolan slaves), forros (descendants of freed slaves), servicais (contract laborers from Angola, Mozambique, and Cabo Verde), tongas (children of servicais born on the islands), Europeans (primarily Portuguese)
Demographics
Total fertility rate4.94 children born/woman (2012)
Diabetes prevalence6.30 % of population ages 20 to 79
Intentional homicides3.30 per 100,000 people (2011)3.40 per 100,000 people (2010)2.90 per 100,000 people (2009)
Intentional homicides of São Tomé and Principe
Total Population190 Thousand (2014)187 Thousand (2013)183 Thousand (2012)
Total Population of São Tomé and Principe
Population Growth1.89 % (2014)1.94 % (2013)2.00 % (2012)
Population Growth of São Tomé and Principe
Land per Capita0.01 Square kilometer per capita
Population density198 capita per square kilometer (2014)194 capita per square kilometer (2013)190 capita per square kilometer (2012)
Population density of São Tomé and Principe
Technology and Infrastructure
Vehicles per 1000 people2.17 per 1,000 people (2007)
Mobile cellular subscriptions64.9 per 100 people (2013)65.0 per 100 people (2012)62.8 per 100 people (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions of São Tomé and Principe
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers0.51 per 100 people (2013)0.41 per 100 people (2012)0.40 per 100 people (2011)
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers of São Tomé and Principe
Internet users23.0 per 100 people (2013)21.6 per 100 people (2012)20.2 per 100 people (2011)
Internet users of São Tomé and Principe