Belize population 419,293 (live)

The population of Belize is expected to grow by 8,000 in 2022 and reach 421,000 in 2023. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 1,232 people yearly. The population density of Belize has changed from 6.3 in 1980 to 17.4 in 2020.

Current population 419,293 people at present (Monday 3rd of October 2022)
Median Age 28.2 years
Population density 18.1 per km2
Population of Belize from 1960 to 2022 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2022 414,000 8,000 (1.9%) 1,232 28.2 18 180,000 (43.6%)
2021 406,000 8,000 (2.0%) 1,232 28.0 18 177,000 (43.6%)
2020 398,000 8,000 (2.0%) 1,232 27.7 2.38 17 173,000 (43.6%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) 1,366 27.6 2.41 17 170,000 (43.6%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) 1,366 27.3 2.45 17 167,000 (43.7%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) 1,366 27.1 2.48 16 164,000 (43.7%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) 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 2021 the population of Belize was 406,000 and the average age increased from 23.4 in 1960 to 28.0. Urban population has increased from 117,878 (47.7%) in 2000 to 180,000 (43.6%) in the current year. The population density of Belize has changed from 6.3 in 1980 to 17.4 in 2020.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) 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%)

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 2021

The population growth rate is 1.97% (8,000 residents, including 2,116 deaths). The demographics of Belize constitutes of 208,000 women and 205,000 men, which means there are 986 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 39.1% of population (161,957) is 19 or younger, 56.4% of population (233,330) is between age 20 and 64 and 4.3% of population (17,678) is over 65.

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