Saba and Sint Eustatius
Saba and Sint Eustatius are the two other special municipalities in the Caribbean Netherlands. Of the three municipalities, Saba is the smallest, with just over two thousand permanent inhabitants. Roughly 3,300 people lived on Sint Eustatius. Combined, the population of these three special municipalities is still smaller than that of any of the autonomous countries in the Caribbean though.
Sint Maarten, Aruba and Curacao
Next to Bonaire, Saba and Sint Eustatius, there are three other Caribbean islands. These islands have the status of independent country, although they are still considered part of the larger Kingdom of the Netherlands. Of these autonomous countries, Curaçao is the largest, with roughly 151 thousand inhabitants in 2022. Aruba followed, with a population of just over 111 thousand in 2022. Of the autonomous countries, Sint Maarten is the smallest, with approximately 40.5 thousand people in 2017.