Santiago was during the XX century the second province with large number of habitants. Below there is a table of the population of the province during the last six census.
|Population of Santiago|
|1920 - 1993|
|Source: Censos Nacionales|
Another projections from ONE (Oficina Nacional de Estadisticas) for the year 2000 was stating that 69 % of the habitants of the province were concentrated mainly on the town of Santiago, the capital of the province, with a population of 580,745 habitants. Below there is a list of this projection.
|Projection of Population of the province of Santiago, Year 2000|
|PROVINCE OF SANTIAGO||836,614|
|Santiago de los Caballeros||580,745|
|Villa Bisono (Navarrete)||39,567|
|Licey Al Medio||20,502|
|San Jose de las Matas||59,932|
|Source:Oficina Nacional de Estadistica|
The population estimated from ONE for the province of Santiago to the year 2002 is 847,362 habitants. The following table shows the population by genre and age.
|SANTIAGO, Estimated of the population by sex and age 2002|
|0 to 4||48,749||50,753||99,502|
|5 to 9||38,545||41,317||79,862|
|10 to 14||36,986||44,924||81910|
|15 to 19||50,051||43,927||93978|
|20 to 24||53,988||49,039||103027|
|25 to 29||33,963||30,399||64362|
|30 to 34||33,861||32,955||66816|
|35 to 39||21,280||32,931||54211|
|40 to 44||18,442||21,913||40355|
|45 to 49||25,599||17,308||42907|
|50 to 54||15,933||18,025||33958|
|55 to 59||9,744||11,939||21683|
|60 to 64||5,347||9,460||14807|
|65 to 69||4,552||7,925||12477|
|70 to 74||6,727||8,206||14933|
|75 to 79||3,811||6,749||10560|
|80 to 84||3,017||3,568||6585|
|85 and more||2,174||3,259||5433|
|Source : Oficina Nacional de Estadistica|
About the age, the same data of the voters registered make clear that the population which has Santiago is mainly young. The 57 % of the voters registered were under 40 years old.
|Province of Santiago|
|Population of people with the ages of 18 years and up during 2002|
Source : Junta Central Electoral
Data obtained from the publication of "Fragmentos de Patria : Santiago" 2002. Data subject to change without advice. This data is for information only.
2004 Juan A. Cardenes.