1995 CAPE VERDEAN DIASPORA POPULATION ESTIMATES

The following has been prepared in consultation with local community leaders
in each of the countries listed and after informal discussions with Cape Verdean officials.
They should be regarded as informed "guesstimates" and not official estimates.


CountryPopulation
CAPE VERDE ISLANDS380,000
UNITED STATES 400,000
PORTUGAL 50,000
SENEGAL 25,000
ANGOLA 10,000
ITALY 10,000
SPAIN 10,000
FRANCE 8,000
NETHERLANDS 8,000
SAO TOME & PRINCIPE 7,000
BRAZIL 4,000
CANADA 4,000
GERMANY 3,000
GABON 3,000
LUXEMBOURG 3,000
SCANDINAVIA 3,000
ARGENTINA 2,000
COTE D'VOIRE 2,000
SWITZERLAND 1,500
MOZAMBIQUE 500
TIMOR/MACAU 100
SOUTH AFRICA 100
Total 934,000


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