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List of metropolitan areas in the West Indies

This is a list of the largest metropolitan areas in the West Indies, based on official population estimates or projections as of mid-2015. Havana has no official definition of its metropolitan area; the population within its city limits is given instead.

Metropolitan area Population Year Country
1 Santo Domingo 3,658,648[1] 2015  Dominican Republic
2 Port-au-Prince 2,618,894[2] 2015  Haiti
3 San Juan 2,196,538[3] 2015  Puerto Rico
4 Havana 2,117,625[4] 2015  Cuba
5 Kingston 1,190,763[a][6] 2015  Jamaica
6 Santiago de los Caballeros 891,674[b][8] 2015  Dominican Republic

Notes

  1. ^ The National Works Agency of Jamaica defines the Kingston Metropolitan Region as comprising the parishes of Kingston, Saint Catherine and Saint Andrew.[5]
  2. ^ In 2015, Reynaldo Peguero, the director of the Santiago Development Council (Consejo de Desarrollo de Santiago, CDES), defined the metropolitan area of Santiago as comprising the municipalities of Santiago proper, Baitoa, Licey al Medio, Puñal, Tamboril and Villa González.[7]

References

  1. ^ “Región metropolitana”. Población total estimadas y proyectadas por año calendario y sexo, según región y provincia 2000-2030 (Report). Oficina Nacional de Estadística. 2014. Archived from the original on 2016-01-31. Retrieved 2016-04-24.
  2. ^ POPULATION TOTALE, DE 18 ANS ET PLUS MENAGES ET DENSITES ESTIMES EN 2015 (PDF) (Report). Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d’Informatique (IHSI). March 2015. p. 23. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-11-06. Retrieved 2015-04-25.
  3. ^ “Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015”. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. March 2016. Retrieved 2016-04-25.
  4. ^ “3. Población Proyectada al 30 de junio, por edades simples y años simples. AMBOS SEXOS. Período 2015 – 2050” (PDF). Proyecciones de la Población de Cuba 2015 – 2050. Oficina Nacional de Estadísticas. Retrieved 2016-04-24.
  5. ^ Spatial boundaries of Jamaica (PDF) (Report). Planning Institute of Jamaica. Retrieved 2016-06-09.
  6. ^ Demographic Statistics 2015 (PDF) (Report). Statistical Institute of Jamaica. p. 29. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-08-08. Retrieved 2016-06-09.
  7. ^ Peguero, Reynaldo (2015-10-31). “Atención al Ordenamiento del Área Metropolitana de Santiago” (in Spanish). Acento. Retrieved 2016-06-09.
  8. ^ Población total estimadas y proyectadas por año calendario, región, provincia y municipio según sexo y grupos quinquenales de edad, 2015-2020 (Report). Oficina Nacional de Estadística. 2015-05-09. Archived from the original on 2016-06-24. Retrieved 2016-06-09.