Some numbers about the population of the Island of Elba and its 7 Communes

Population and area

On the basis of the Istat survey of January 1st 2016, the population of the Island of Elba is about 32.090, divided into the seven Communes that run the island, as follows. The largest Commune on the Island of Elba is Portoferraio with a population of 11.992, the "Portoferraiesi" as they are called; then comes Campo nell'Elba, with a population of 4.805 , called "Campesi".

Capoliveri has 4.033 "Capoliveresi", and Porto Azzurro has 3.751 "Porto Azzurrini" or "Porto Azzurresi". On the eastern side of the Island there are 2.198 "Riesi" in Rio Marina, and 1.148 in Rio nell'Elba, also called "Riesi", which makes it the smallest Commune in Elba. The last two Communes are also very near to each other, those of Marciana and those of Marciana Marina: the former has 2.186 "Marcianesi" while the latter has 1.977 "Marinesi".