Guyana population 786,781 (live)

The population of Guyana is expected to grow by 4,000 in 2018 and reach 787,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 4,910 people yearly. On average there are 15,736 births and 6,505 deaths in Guyana per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.18 percent per year. The population density of Guyana has changed from 4.0 in 1980 to 3.9 in 2016.

Current population 786,781 people at present (Saturday 15th of December 2018)
Median Age 29.5 years
Life expectancy 66.9 years
Population density 4.0 per km2
Population of Guyana from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 782,000 4,000 (0.5%) -4,910 29.5 2.46 4 226,000 (28.9%)
2017 778,000 4,697 (0.6%) -4,910 29.3 2.49 4 224,000 (28.8%)
2016 773,303 4,789 (0.6%) -4,910 29.1 2.51 4 221,636 (28.7%)
2015 768,514 5,121 (0.7%) -4,910 28.9 2.53 4 219,434 (28.6%)
2010 746,556 863 (0.1%) -5,456 27.8 2.66 4 210,820 (28.2%)
2005 750,946 -706 (-0.1%) -11,095 26.5 2.84 4 212,525 (28.3%)
2000 753,301 -1,977 (-0.3%) -12,850 25.6 3.02 4 216,152 (28.7%)
1995 761,291 2,949 (0.4%) -16,062 25.1 3.07 4 221,817 (29.1%)
1990 743,309 -2,356 (-0.3%) -11,573 24.7 3.07 4 219,893 (29.6%)
1985 770,435 -4,784 (-0.6%) -20,530 23.3 3.35 4 231,385 (30.0%)
1980 780,153 3,899 (0.5%) -19,468 23.0 3.82 4 237,853 (30.5%)
1975 745,841 7,994 (1.1%) -10,468 22.4 4.50 4 223,506 (30.0%)
1970 704,934 9,189 (1.3%) -10,872 22.0 5.38 4 207,427 (29.4%)
1965 651,868 14,023 (2.2%) -8,512 22.1 5.96 3 190,404 (29.2%)
1960 571,819 17,455 (3.0%) -2,934 22.5 6.37 3 165,879 (29.0%)

In 2017 the population of Guyana was 778,000 and the average age increased from 22.5 in 1960 to 29.3. Urban population has increased from 216,152 (28.7%) in 2000 to 226,000 (28.9%) in the current year. The population density of Guyana has changed from 4.0 in 1980 to 3.9 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 791,000 4,000 (0.5%) -4,419 30.0 2.41 4 231,000 (29.2%)
2025 811,000 4,000 (0.5%) -4,151 30.9 2.31 4 246,000 (30.3%)
2030 825,000 2,000 (0.2%) -3,910 32.1 2.21 4 263,000 (31.8%)
2035 833,000 1,000 (0.1%) -3,910 33.1 2.13 4 279,000 (33.4%)
2040 835,000 0 (0.0%) -3,910 34.2 2.06 4 293,000 (35.1%)
2045 831,000 -1,000 (-0.1%) -3,910 35.1 2.00 4 306,000 (36.8%)
2050 822,000 -2,000 (-0.2%) -3,910 36.1 1.95 4 317,000 (38.5%)

Total Guyana population should reach 791,000 by 2020 and should increase to 822,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 70.4 (67.4 years for male and 73.4 years for females). Population density will go up to 4.2 people per square kilometer.

Guyana demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 0.51% (4,697 residents, including 6,353 deaths). The demographics of Guyana constitutes of 387,000 women and 395,000 men, which means there are 1,021 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 38.9% of population (303,963) is 19 or younger, 55.6% of population (434,948) is between age 20 and 64 and 5.5% of population (42,619) is over 65.

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