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Population as at Census (Table 1)

1851

287*

1861

541*
1871 811
1881 1510
1891 1789
1901 2043
1911 2272
1921 2094
1931 2392
1946 2239
1953 2230
1962 2172
1972 1957
1980 1813#
1986 1916#
1991 2091#
1996 2564##
2001 2913##
Notes:

* Estimated

# The 1980 to 2001 figures exclude persons aboard visiting vessels; the 1986 and 1991 figures also exclude persons serving with, or in the Falkland Islands in connection with, the military garrison. The 1991, 1996 and 2001 figures not include the number of persons temporarily present (1991=90; 1996=38; 2001=71), or the estimated number of people temporarily absent (1991=119; 1996=140; 2001=112).

## The 1996 and 2001 figures include persons present in the Falkland Islands in connection with the military garrison, (1996=483; 2001=534), but excludes all military personnel and their families.

 

Location of population (Table 2)
  1986 1991 1996 2001
Stanley 1232 1582 1636 1989
East Falkland 388 246 233 208
West Falkland 265 198 174 144
Islands   65 38 38
Population by Country of birth (Table 10)
Country 1986 1991 1996 2001
Falkland Islands 1263 1268 1267 1325
United Kingdom 465 664 640 704
St. Helena 1 31 32 133
         
Antilles   1   3
Argentina 22 21 19 25
Ascension 0 2 1 8
Australia 6 12 6 33
Belgium 1 1 1 0
Bermuda 0 1 0 0
Botswana 0 1 0 0
Brazil 1 4 2 6
Canada 5 8 5 7
Chile 36 43 42 65
China 0 0 0 1
Costa Rica 0 0 0 1
Croatia 0 0 1 1
Cyprus 1 0 0 0
Denmark 2 1 3 2
Eire/Ireland 3 3 7 5
France 1 2 1 3
Germany 5 8 14 9
Greece 0 1 1 1
Guyana 1 0 0 0
Holland 2 4 2 4
Honduras 0 0 0 1
Hong Kong 1 1 1 1
Iceland 1 0 0 0
India 0 1 1 2
Indonesia 0 0 2 0
Iran 1 0 0 0
Italy 0 1 1 1
Jamaica 1 1 0 0
Japan 1 17 1 1
Kenya 4 1 2 2
Korea 0 10 6 2
Latvia 0 0 0 1
Malawi 1 0 1 1
Malaysia 0 0 0 1
Nauru 0 2 1 2
New Zealand 30 17 17 21
North Vietnam 0 0 0 1
Norway 0 0 1 0
Oman 0 0 0 1
Paraguay 0 1 0 0
Peru 0 1 1 5
Philippines 1 6 7 12
Poland 0 1 2 2
Portugal 0 0 1 0
Russia 0 0 1 13
Senegal 0 1 0 0
Seychelles 0 2 2 2
Singapore 0 0 1 1
South Africa 1 3 2 2
Spain 0 9 5 3
Sri Lanka 0 0 2 1
Sweden 2 0 0 0
Taiwan 0 5 0 4
Tanzania 2 2 2 1
Uganda 1 0 0 1
United Arab Emirates 1 2 1 1
United States 7 4 6 4
Uruguay 7 4 6 4
Yugoslavia 1 1 0 0
Zambia 1 1 1 2
Zimbabwe 1 1 1 1
Notes: 
1) This table includes all persons present in the Falklands on Census Night (excluding persons aboard visiting vessels and those persons serving with the military garrison), as well as those households members who are normally resident but were overseas on Census night (e.g. Students).
2) Some of those born outside the Islands are children of persons from the Falkland Islands where the mother's confinement, for medical reasons, occurred overseas, but the child arrived within six months of birth.

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