Belize population 389,649 (live)

The population of Belize is expected to grow by 7,000 in 2018 and reach 390,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 1,366 people yearly. On average there are 8,413 births and 2,063 deaths in Belize per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.66 percent per year. The population density of Belize has changed from 6.3 in 1980 to 16.1 in 2016.

Current population 389,649 people at present (Saturday 15th of December 2018)
Median Age 27.3 years
Life expectancy 70.9 years
Population density 16.8 per km2
Population of Belize from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 382,000 7,000 (1.8%) 1,366 27.3 2.45 17 167,000 (43.7%)
2017 375,000 8,046 (2.2%) 1,366 27.1 2.48 16 164,000 (43.7%)
2016 366,954 7,666 (2.1%) 1,366 26.9 2.51 16 160,891 (43.8%)
2015 359,288 7,594 (2.1%) 1,366 26.7 2.54 16 157,990 (44.0%)
2010 321,608 7,679 (2.4%) 1,519 25.6 2.72 14 144,605 (45.0%)
2005 283,277 7,188 (2.5%) 1,744 23.7 3.07 12 131,188 (46.3%)
2000 247,315 8,289 (3.4%) 1,159 23.3 3.60 11 117,878 (47.7%)
1995 206,963 5,289 (2.6%) 2,382 23.3 4.11 9 98,274 (47.5%)
1990 187,552 4,083 (2.2%) -1,802 22.5 4.51 8 89,022 (47.5%)
1985 164,921 4,574 (2.8%) -1,081 22.1 5.02 7 79,853 (48.4%)
1980 144,155 2,850 (2.0%) -1,066 22.1 5.85 6 71,175 (49.4%)
1975 133,260 1,953 (1.5%) -2,708 22.0 6.28 6 66,858 (50.2%)
1970 122,182 2,921 (2.4%) -2,133 22.5 6.30 5 62,268 (51.0%)
1965 106,119 3,050 (2.9%) -591 22.9 6.40 5 55,692 (52.5%)
1960 92,064 2,639 (2.8%) -484 23.4 6.50 4 49,740 (54.0%)

In 2017 the population of Belize was 375,000 and the average age increased from 23.4 in 1960 to 27.1. Urban population has increased from 117,878 (47.7%) in 2000 to 167,000 (43.7%) in the current year. The population density of Belize has changed from 6.3 in 1980 to 16.1 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 398,000 8,000 (2.0%) 1,232 27.7 2.38 17 173,000 (43.6%)
2025 436,000 7,000 (1.6%) 1,109 29.0 2.25 19 191,000 (43.8%)
2030 473,000 7,000 (1.5%) 1,109 30.3 2.14 21 210,000 (44.5%)
2035 507,000 7,000 (1.4%) 1,109 31.7 2.05 22 232,000 (45.9%)
2040 538,000 6,000 (1.1%) 1,109 32.9 1.97 24 256,000 (47.6%)
2045 566,000 5,000 (0.9%) 1,109 34.3 1.91 25 279,000 (49.3%)
2050 592,000 5,000 (0.8%) 1,109 35.6 1.86 26 302,000 (51.0%)

Total Belize population should reach 398,000 by 2020 and should increase to 592,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 75.8 (72.8 years for male and 78.9 years for females). Population density will go up to 26.0 people per square kilometer.

Belize demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 1.87% (8,046 residents, including 2,012 deaths). The demographics of Belize constitutes of 192,000 women and 190,000 men, which means there are 990 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 41.4% of population (158,033) is 19 or younger, 54.7% of population (209,069) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.9% of population (14,936) is over 65.

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