Guatemala population 17,563,403 (live)

The population of Guatemala is expected to grow by 331,000 in 2018 and reach 17,578,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 9,215 people yearly. On average there are 423,475 births and 82,710 deaths in Guatemala per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.98 percent per year. The population density of Guatemala has changed from 68.0 in 1980 to 154.7 in 2016.

Current population 17,563,403 people at present (Saturday 15th of December 2018)
Median Age 26.0 years
Life expectancy 73.8 years
Population density 160.9 per km2
Population of Guatemala from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 17,245,000 331,000 (1.9%) -9,215 26.0 2.88 161 9,132,000 (53.0%)
2017 16,914,000 331,531 (2.0%) -9,215 25.7 2.93 158 8,878,000 (52.5%)
2016 16,582,469 330,040 (2.0%) -9,215 25.5 2.98 155 8,627,859 (52.0%)
2015 16,252,429 328,870 (2.0%) -9,215 25.3 3.03 152 8,381,540 (51.6%)
2010 14,630,417 314,209 (2.2%) -10,026 24.2 3.38 137 7,216,161 (49.3%)
2005 13,096,028 299,103 (2.3%) -22,846 23.2 3.97 122 6,177,658 (47.2%)
2000 11,650,743 263,540 (2.3%) -56,210 22.6 4.60 109 5,257,631 (45.1%)
1995 10,408,489 236,192 (2.3%) -80,465 22.2 5.09 97 4,487,100 (43.1%)
1990 9,263,813 213,348 (2.3%) -73,494 22.0 5.44 86 3,809,002 (41.1%)
1985 8,240,060 197,163 (2.4%) -59,982 21.8 5.87 77 3,226,148 (39.2%)
1980 7,283,459 177,314 (2.4%) -56,615 21.8 6.34 68 2,724,087 (37.4%)
1975 6,433,728 165,021 (2.6%) -51,704 21.9 6.54 60 2,362,336 (36.7%)
1970 5,621,792 156,280 (2.8%) -27,506 21.9 6.64 52 1,998,266 (35.5%)
1965 4,869,716 139,176 (2.9%) -8,254 21.8 6.74 45 1,655,168 (34.0%)
1960 4,210,747 125,396 (2.9%) -2,062 21.8 6.90 39 1,310,427 (31.1%)

In 2017 the population of Guatemala was 16,914,000 and the average age increased from 21.8 in 1960 to 25.7. Urban population has increased from 5,257,631 (45.1%) in 2000 to 9,132,000 (53.0%) in the current year. The population density of Guatemala has changed from 68.0 in 1980 to 154.7 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 17,911,000 333,000 (1.9%) -8,768 26.5 2.77 167 9,652,000 (53.9%)
2025 19,573,000 331,000 (1.7%) -8,342 27.7 2.57 183 11,008,000 (56.2%)
2030 21,203,000 322,000 (1.5%) -7,930 29.1 2.41 198 12,415,000 (58.6%)
2035 22,772,000 308,000 (1.4%) -7,543 30.5 2.29 213 13,851,000 (60.8%)
2040 24,264,000 291,000 (1.2%) -7,174 31.9 2.19 226 15,298,000 (63.0%)
2045 25,666,000 273,000 (1.1%) -6,820 33.4 2.10 240 16,738,000 (65.2%)
2050 26,968,000 251,000 (0.9%) -6,820 34.9 2.03 252 18,156,000 (67.3%)

Total Guatemala population should reach 17,911,000 by 2020 and should increase to 26,968,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 80.4 (77.9 years for male and 83.0 years for females). Population density will go up to 251.7 people per square kilometer.

Guatemala demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 1.96% (331,531 residents, including 80,249 deaths). The demographics of Guatemala constitutes of 8,756,000 women and 8,490,000 men, which means there are 970 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 45.5% of population (7,851,649) is 19 or younger, 49.7% of population (8,569,041) is between age 20 and 64 and 4.8% of population (829,485) is over 65.

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