Cape Verde: Population
An Archipelago of 10 Volcanic Islands
The population of Cape Verde in 2003 was estimated by the United Nations at 463,000, which placed it as number 162 in population among the 193 nations of the world. Around 71 percent of the 482,000 population is Creole of mixed black African and Portuguese descent. The remainder of the population is mostly black Africans, with a small number of whites.