Belize population 399,995 (live)

The population of Belize is expected to grow by 8,000 in 2020 and reach 406,000 in 2021. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 1,232 people yearly. On average there are 8,575 births and 2,116 deaths in Belize per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.62 percent per year. The population density of Belize has changed from 6.3 in 1980 to 16.8 in 2018.

Current population 399,995 people at present (Tuesday 31st of March 2020)
Median Age 27.7 years
Life expectancy 71.3 years
Population density 17.4 per km2
Population of Belize from 1960 to 2020 (historical)
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%)
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 2019 the population of Belize was 390,000 and the average age increased from 23.4 in 1960 to 27.6. Urban population has increased from 117,878 (47.7%) in 2000 to 173,000 (43.6%) in the current year. The population density of Belize has changed from 6.3 in 1980 to 16.8 in 2018.

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 2019

The population growth rate is 2.05% (8,000 residents, including 2,063 deaths). The demographics of Belize constitutes of 200,000 women and 198,000 men, which means there are 990 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 40.2% of population (160,076) is 19 or younger, 56.0% of population (222,920) is between age 20 and 64 and 4.0% of population (15,960) is over 65.

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