On this page, you will find socio-demographic statistical data about Curaçao.

Population

Population

January 1st, 2022

January 1st, 2023

Total population151.066148.925
Male68.65667.613
Female82.41081.312
   
Sex ration (males per 100 females)83.383.2

Age-groups (%) 

January 1st, 2022

January 1st, 2023

0-1416.616.3
15-2915.915.4
30-4417.617.7
45-5922.322.0
60-7419.420.0
75-8011.411.9
80+4.34.6

For data from previous years and detailed information, please visit the main website Population | Central Bureau of Statistics Curaçao (cbs.cw)

Marriages & Divorces

Marriages 

2020

2021

Resident marriagesn.a.408
Non-resident marriagesn.a.92
Total marriagesn.a.500
Crude marriage raten.a.n.a.

Divorces 

2020

2021

Divorcesn.a.328
Divorces per 100 marriagesn.a.n.a.

For data from previous years and detailed information, please visit the main website Population | Central Bureau of Statistics Curaçao (cbs.cw)

Fertility

Fertility

2022

2023

Total live birth12321170
male625596
female607579

For data from previous years and detailed information, please visit the main website Population | Central Bureau of Statistics Curaçao (cbs.cw)

Mortality

Mortality

2022

2023

Total death15751510
         male775787
          female800723

For data from previous years and detailed information, please visit the main website Population | Central Bureau of Statistics Curaçao (cbs.cw)

Migration

Migration

2021

2022

2023

Total emigration5,5645.7284.988
Total immigration3.3373.9304.498

For data from previous years and detailed information, please visit the main website Population | Central Bureau of Statistics Curaçao (cbs.cw)

Social Affairs

Minimum wages per 1st of January 2020 (per hour)

ANG 9.62

Number of persons receiving social securities 

2021

2022

General Old Age Insurance (AOV)49.64851.544
General Widow's and Orphans insurances (AWW)2.9312.856
Illness Insurance (ZV)36.72738.782
Basic Health Insurance (BZV)143.847140.178
Source: Social Security Bank
  

Welfare benefits (onderstand)*

  
 Number of personsTotal amount paid (x1000 Naf)
2021795136012
2022706133347
* december  

For data from previous years and detailed information, please visit the main website Social Affairs | Central Bureau of Statistics Curaçao (cbs.cw)

Tourism

Total visitors tourist arrivals

2021

2022

2023

Cruise arrivals146,231533,622710,769
Day trippers   7,12411,04019,763
Stay over tourists256,000489,558582,409
Total418,3551,034.221,312.941
Source: Curaçao Tourism Board
   

For data from previous years and detailed information, please visit the main website Tourism | Central Bureau of Statistics Curaçao (cbs.cw)

Housing

Developments on the housing market of Curaçao, in the period 2008/2017
Component
Variable
2008
2017
Increase/
Decrease
Increase/
Decrease percentage
Demand sideHousing 
Demand    
63.01878.72815.7102.8% 
per annum
 Housing need21%26%55895.0 percent points
Supply sideHousing supply58.32171.03713.7162,6 per annum
 Housing vacancy8.0%4.0%18694.0 percent points
Confrontation demand and supplyHousing shortage7.4%***8.5%***22001.1 percent points

* housing need divided by number of households
** housing vacancy divided by housing supply
*** housing shortage divided by housing

For data from previous years and detailed information, please visit the main website Housing | Central Bureau of Statistics Curaçao (cbs.cw)

Education

 

2022*

Total students primary 
(Funderend Onderwijs)
13.624
Total students secondary education 
(VSBO/HAVO/VWO/VSO)
8.592
Total secondary vocational education
(SBO)
3.753
Total Students Special education 1.151
Source: Ministry of Education 
 

* per 1 december 

For data from previous years and detailed information, please visit the main website Education | Central Bureau of Statistics Curaçao (cbs.cw)

Transport & Communication

 

2020*

2021*

2022*

Passengers Cars registered79.67879.18678.717
Number op passenger cars per 1000 inhabitants435444 
Source: Collector's Office
   
* per December 31st   

Harbour statistics 

2021

2022

2023

Total Ships piloted into ports 1.7252.156 
Tankers161220 
Cruise ships 130288 
Freighters 754682 
Others 392590 
Local                                                     288376 
Source: Curaçao Ports Autority (CPA)
   

Air traffic Movements

2021

2022

Air Traffic Movements Landing12.81215.632
Air Traffic Movements Take Off              12.78815.596
Source: Curaçao Airport Partners (CPA)
  
 

2020

2021

Fixed telephone subscriptions53.51353.095
Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions84.710168.007
Fixed Broadband subscriptions51.46654.213
Source: Bureau Telecommunicatie & Post (BTP)
  
 

2021

2022

Number of road accidents 9.63110.239
Number of driver licenses newly issued1.924 
Source: Vereniging Veilig Verkeer Curaçao & Rijbewijzen kantoor
  

For data from previous years and detailed information, please visit the main website www.cbs.cw.

Poverty

Povertyline Curaçao by type of household (ANG per month)

 

 
 

January 1st, 2022

January 1st, 
2023

Two adults and two children29263141
One person household13931456
Two adults20992253
One adult with one child 18121945
One adult with two children22292393
Two adult with one child25082693
Three adults27862991
Inflation former year (December) 3.8%7.4%

For data from previous years and detailed information, please visit the main website Poverty | Central Bureau of Statistics Curaçao (cbs.cw)

Social Media 2022

Government & Politics

General information  of the voters of the Elections for the Parliament of Curaçao  
 20172021
 Number of votesNumber of votes
Registered voters120430116146
Valid votes  7883084846
Invalid / blanc 11381132
Poll turn-up66%74%
Source: Konseho Supremo Elektoral
  

For data from previous years and detailed information, please visit the main website Government & Politics | Central Bureau of Statistics Curaçao (cbs.cw)