Guatemala population 18,739,395 (live)

The population of Guatemala is expected to grow by 333,000 in 2022 and reach 18,910,000 in 2023. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 8,768 people yearly. The population density of Guatemala has changed from 68.0 in 1980 to 167.1 in 2020.

Current population 18,739,395 people at present (Monday 27th of June 2022)
Median Age 27.0 years
Population density 173.4 per km2
Population of Guatemala from 1960 to 2022 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2022 18,577,000 333,000 (1.8%) -8,768 27.0 173 10,186,000 (54.8%)
2021 18,244,000 333,000 (1.8%) -8,768 26.7 170 9,917,000 (54.4%)
2020 17,911,000 333,000 (1.9%) -8,768 26.5 2.77 167 9,652,000 (53.9%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) -9,215 26.2 2.83 164 9,390,000 (53.4%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) -9,215 26.0 2.88 161 9,132,000 (53.0%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) -9,215 25.7 2.93 158 8,878,000 (52.5%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) -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 2021 the population of Guatemala was 18,244,000 and the average age increased from 21.8 in 1960 to 26.7. Urban population has increased from 5,257,631 (45.1%) in 2000 to 10,186,000 (54.8%) in the current year. The population density of Guatemala has changed from 68.0 in 1980 to 167.1 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%) -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%)

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 2021

The population growth rate is 1.83% (333,000 residents, including 85,131 deaths). The demographics of Guatemala constitutes of 9,425,000 women and 9,152,000 men, which means there are 971 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 42.9% of population (7,971,391) is 19 or younger, 51.9% of population (9,634,032) is between age 20 and 64 and 5.2% of population (971,577) is over 65.

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