Puerto Rico population 3,406,077 (live)

The population of Puerto Rico is expected to decrease by 2,000 in 2018 and reach 3,406,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 14,000 people yearly. On average there are 33,343 births and 28,199 deaths in Puerto Rico per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 0.15 percent per year. The population density of Puerto Rico has changed from 361.4 in 1980 to 384.6 in 2016.

Current population 3,406,077 people at present (Monday 17th of December 2018)
Median Age 38.8 years
Life expectancy 80.2 years
Population density 412.5 per km2
Population of Puerto Rico from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 3,408,000 -2,000 (-0.1%) -14,000 38.8 1.45 413 3,187,000 (93.5%)
2017 3,410,000 -1,307 (-0.0%) -14,000 38.5 1.44 413 3,189,000 (93.5%)
2016 3,411,307 -61,874 (-1.8%) -14,000 38.3 1.44 385 3,191,926 (93.6%)
2015 3,473,181 -61,693 (-1.8%) -14,000 38.0 1.43 392 3,250,897 (93.6%)
2010 3,721,525 -18,885 (-0.5%) -20,706 36.6 1.62 420 3,491,721 (93.8%)
2005 3,821,362 -5,516 (-0.1%) -27,609 35.6 1.77 431 3,596,360 (94.1%)
2000 3,810,605 10,524 (0.3%) -29,141 34.6 2.05 430 3,596,716 (94.4%)
1995 3,683,103 33,866 (0.9%) -6,090 33.2 2.09 415 3,452,136 (93.7%)
1990 3,537,000 31,350 (0.9%) -59 32.0 2.22 399 3,287,359 (92.9%)
1985 3,377,000 32,810 (1.0%) -11,038 30.4 2.34 381 2,847,385 (84.3%)
1980 3,206,000 37,912 (1.2%) -9,684 29.2 2.61 361 2,174,790 (67.8%)
1975 2,994,000 54,701 (1.8%) -3,916 27.4 2.86 338 1,879,334 (62.8%)
1970 2,718,000 33,850 (1.3%) -8,206 27.2 3.15 306 1,585,355 (58.3%)
1965 2,594,000 39,934 (1.5%) -26,851 26.2 3.89 292 1,336,533 (51.5%)
1960 2,358,000 41,722 (1.7%) -18,317 24.7 4.66 266 1,050,418 (44.5%)

In 2017 the population of Puerto Rico was 3,410,000 and the average age increased from 24.7 in 1960 to 38.5. Urban population has increased from 3,596,716 (94.4%) in 2000 to 3,187,000 (93.5%) in the current year. The population density of Puerto Rico has changed from 361.4 in 1980 to 384.6 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 3,404,000 -2,000 (-0.1%) -12,000 39.4 1.46 412 3,182,000 (93.5%)
2025 3,390,000 -3,000 (-0.1%) -10,000 40.9 1.46 409 3,170,000 (93.5%)
2030 3,367,000 -6,000 (-0.2%) -9,999 42.3 1.50 405 3,153,000 (93.7%)
2035 3,323,000 -10,000 (-0.3%) -9,999 43.6 1.53 400 3,121,000 (93.9%)
2040 3,260,000 -14,000 (-0.4%) -9,999 45.0 1.56 392 3,072,000 (94.2%)
2045 3,183,000 -16,000 (-0.5%) -9,999 46.2 1.59 382 3,009,000 (94.5%)
2050 3,093,000 -19,000 (-0.6%) -9,999 47.3 1.62 370 2,933,000 (94.8%)

Total Puerto Rico population should reach 3,404,000 by 2020 and should decrease to 3,093,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 85.0 (82.1 years for male and 88.1 years for females). Population density will go up to 370.0 people per square kilometer.

Puerto Rico demographics 2017

The population growth rate is minus 0.06% (1,307 residents, including 28,740 deaths). The demographics of Puerto Rico constitutes of 1,770,000 women and 1,638,000 men, which means there are 925 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 24.7% of population (842,798) is 19 or younger, 59.8% of population (2,036,962) is between age 20 and 64 and 15.4% of population (525,514) is over 65.

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