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Bahamians are an people originating or having roots from The Commonwealth of the Bahamas. One can also become a Bahamian by acquiring citizenship.

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Total population
c. 460,000
Regions with significant populations
 Bahamas 397,164 (2017)[1]
 United States56,498 (2015)[2]
 Canada3,675 (2016)[3]
 United Kingdom1,797 (2001)[4]
English, Bahamian Creole
Baptist 32%, Anglican 20%, Roman Catholic 19%, Methodist 6%, Church of God 6%, Other Protestants 12%, none or unknown 3%, other 2%[5]



Olympic GamesEdit

World Championships in AthleticsEdit

Notable BahamiansEdit

  • Sidney Poitier, first Black male to win an Oscar, first black American actor to win Best Actor, first black American actor to be nominated for best actor.


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Bahamas 2017. Population Pyramid.
  2. ^ Access, Data; (DADS), Dissemination Systems (October 5, 2010). "Results". American FactFinder. Retrieved August 27, 2017.
  3. ^ "Population by selected ethnic origins, by province and territory (2006 Census)". July 28, 2009. Archived from the original on January 15, 2011. Retrieved September 10, 2010.
  4. ^ "Country-of-birth database". Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Archived from the original on May 11, 2005. Retrieved April 5, 2010.
  5. ^ "Religion | The Bahamas Guide".

External linksEdit

  Media related to People of the Bahamas at Wikimedia Commons