๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Population of Colombia

52,340,774
Current Population of Colombia
259,319
Net population growth this year
46.58
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Colombia reached 52,340,774, of which 25,788,807 people are male and 26,551,966 female. The country has a population density of 46.5795 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 0.495% for the year. According to the latest data, Colombia is set to increase its population size by 259,319 people next year. Making the total population count of Colombia 52,340,774 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Colombia (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Colombia grown from 11,769,748 people to 52,340,774. An increase of the population size by 344.71% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 11,769,748 5,849,788 5,919,960 309,808 10.4742 2.632%
1951 12,087,058 6,007,495 6,079,562 324,811 10.7566 2.687%
1952 12,419,968 6,173,419 6,246,549 341,010 11.0529 2.746%
1953 12,767,237 6,346,845 6,420,392 353,527 11.3619 2.769%
1954 13,130,649 6,528,518 6,602,131 373,298 11.6853 2.843%
1955 13,512,612 6,719,508 6,793,103 390,627 12.0252 2.891%
1956 13,911,407 6,918,901 6,992,506 406,964 12.3801 2.926%
1957 14,329,356 7,128,426 7,200,930 428,933 12.7521 2.994%
1958 14,760,798 7,345,248 7,415,550 433,952 13.136 2.94%
1959 15,211,088 7,571,774 7,639,314 466,627 13.5368 3.068%
1960 15,687,688 7,811,878 7,875,810 486,573 13.9609 3.102%
1961 16,182,414 8,061,302 8,121,112 502,880 14.4012 3.108%
1962 16,691,282 8,318,054 8,373,227 514,856 14.854 3.085%
1963 17,210,956 8,580,512 8,630,444 524,492 15.3165 3.048%
1964 17,739,754 8,847,794 8,891,960 533,105 15.7871 3.005%
1965 18,275,814 9,118,899 9,156,915 539,014 16.2642 2.95%
1966 18,811,407 9,389,974 9,421,433 532,172 16.7408 2.829%
1967 19,343,961 9,659,663 9,684,298 532,936 17.2147 2.755%
1968 19,872,503 9,927,339 9,945,164 524,148 17.6851 2.638%
1969 20,392,264 10,190,531 10,201,732 515,373 18.1476 2.527%
1970 20,905,254 10,450,228 10,455,026 510,608 18.6042 2.443%
1971 21,405,413 10,703,420 10,701,994 489,711 19.0493 2.288%
1972 21,898,055 10,952,691 10,945,364 495,573 19.4877 2.263%
1973 22,396,318 11,204,549 11,191,768 500,951 19.9311 2.237%
1974 22,897,871 11,457,954 11,439,917 502,155 20.3774 2.193%
1975 23,403,731 11,713,426 11,690,304 509,566 20.8276 2.177%
1976 23,913,002 11,970,381 11,942,622 508,977 21.2808 2.129%
1977 24,443,926 12,237,835 12,206,090 552,869 21.7533 2.262%
1978 25,003,608 12,519,254 12,484,354 566,496 22.2514 2.266%
1979 25,579,323 12,808,303 12,771,020 584,934 22.7637 2.287%
1980 26,176,195 13,107,504 13,068,690 608,809 23.2949 2.326%
1981 26,785,982 13,412,730 13,373,252 610,766 23.8376 2.28%
1982 27,405,194 13,722,324 13,682,869 627,657 24.3886 2.29%
1983 28,042,329 14,040,382 14,001,946 646,614 24.9556 2.306%
1984 28,689,032 14,362,438 14,326,594 646,792 25.5312 2.255%
1985 29,326,260 14,679,274 14,646,986 627,663 26.0982 2.14%
1986 29,960,101 14,993,112 14,966,988 640,019 26.6623 2.136%
1987 30,603,048 15,309,275 15,293,772 645,875 27.2345 2.111%
1988 31,256,727 15,628,778 15,627,949 661,484 27.8162 2.116%
1989 31,923,117 15,952,865 15,970,252 671,296 28.4093 2.103%
1990 32,601,393 16,281,573 16,319,820 685,255 29.0129 2.102%
1991 33,272,627 16,605,752 16,666,875 657,215 29.6102 1.975%
1992 33,939,039 16,926,884 17,012,155 675,608 30.2033 1.991%
1993 34,614,735 17,252,549 17,362,186 675,784 30.8046 1.952%
1994 35,295,461 17,580,991 17,714,470 685,668 31.4104 1.943%
1995 35,970,101 17,906,602 18,063,500 663,612 32.0108 1.845%
1996 36,632,573 18,226,168 18,406,405 661,332 32.6003 1.805%
1997 37,291,946 18,544,061 18,747,884 657,413 33.1871 1.763%
1998 37,944,414 18,858,347 19,086,068 647,525 33.7678 1.707%
1999 38,585,033 19,166,664 19,418,369 633,712 34.3379 1.642%
2000 39,215,135 19,469,885 19,745,251 626,493 34.8986 1.598%
2001 39,837,875 19,769,644 20,068,231 618,986 35.4528 1.554%
2002 40,454,050 20,066,543 20,387,506 613,363 36.0012 1.516%
2003 41,057,687 20,357,979 20,699,708 593,911 36.5384 1.447%
2004 41,648,268 20,643,488 21,004,780 587,253 37.0639 1.41%
2005 42,220,940 20,920,388 21,300,552 558,090 37.5736 1.322%
2006 42,772,910 21,186,610 21,586,300 545,849 38.0648 1.276%
2007 43,306,582 21,442,913 21,863,668 521,495 38.5397 1.204%
2008 43,815,313 21,686,623 22,128,690 495,968 38.9925 1.132%
2009 44,313,917 21,925,966 22,387,951 501,240 39.4362 1.131%
2010 44,816,108 22,167,933 22,648,175 503,142 39.8831 1.123%
2011 45,308,900 22,405,198 22,903,701 482,441 40.3216 1.065%
2012 45,782,417 22,632,420 23,149,997 464,594 40.743 1.015%
2013 46,237,930 22,850,386 23,387,544 446,432 41.1484 0.966%
2014 46,677,947 23,060,580 23,617,367 433,602 41.54 0.929%
2015 47,119,728 23,272,374 23,847,355 449,960 41.9331 0.955%
2016 47,625,955 23,517,966 24,107,989 562,495 42.3836 1.181%
2017 48,351,670 23,874,571 24,477,100 888,935 43.0295 1.839%
2018 49,276,961 24,331,054 24,945,907 961,647 43.8529 1.952%
2019 50,187,406 24,779,301 25,408,106 859,243 44.6632 1.712%
2020 50,930,662 25,139,588 25,791,075 627,269 45.3246 1.232%
2021 51,516,562 25,415,242 26,101,321 544,530 45.846 1.057%
2022 51,874,024 25,575,607 26,298,417 170,394 46.1641 0.328%
2023 52,085,168 25,668,667 26,416,500 251,893 46.352 0.484%
2024 52,340,774 25,788,807 26,551,966 259,319 46.5795 0.495%

Statements that can be derived from Colombia's population data

  • Colombia has a population of 52,340,774 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Colombia's population is equivalent to 0.65% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Colombia's population will grow with 259,319 people.
  • In 2024, 150,616 more people will emigrate from Colombia than immigrate to the country.
  • The median age of the population in Colombia is 32.15 years.
  • In Colombia there are 46.58 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 10.02 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Colombia.
  • In Colombia, 25,788,807 of the total population are male, and 26,551,966 are female.

Future Population of Colombia (2024 - 2100)

Colombia's population is set to decrease in the future from 52,340,774 people to 45,837,096 people. A decrease of the population size by 289.45% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 52,340,774 25,788,807 26,551,966 259,319 46.5795 0.495%
2025 52,610,722 25,916,199 26,694,523 280,578 46.8197 0.533%
2026 52,902,741 26,054,717 26,848,024 303,460 47.0796 0.574%
2027 53,213,060 26,202,490 27,010,571 317,179 47.3558 0.596%
2028 53,527,052 26,352,179 27,174,873 310,805 47.6352 0.581%
2029 53,833,602 26,498,298 27,335,304 302,295 47.908 0.562%
2030 54,129,764 26,639,403 27,490,361 290,029 48.1716 0.536%
2031 54,413,737 26,774,546 27,639,192 277,916 48.4243 0.511%
2032 54,684,076 26,903,064 27,781,012 262,761 48.6649 0.481%
2033 54,939,194 27,024,266 27,914,928 247,476 48.8919 0.45%
2034 55,178,639 27,137,950 28,040,689 231,414 49.105 0.419%
2035 55,403,609 27,244,760 28,158,849 218,526 49.3052 0.394%
2036 55,614,410 27,344,880 28,269,530 203,075 49.4928 0.365%
2037 55,809,100 27,437,328 28,371,771 186,306 49.6661 0.334%
2038 55,987,723 27,522,194 28,465,529 170,939 49.825 0.305%
2039 56,150,514 27,599,707 28,550,807 154,645 49.9699 0.275%
2040 56,298,077 27,670,230 28,627,846 140,479 50.1012 0.25%
2041 56,431,283 27,734,244 28,697,040 125,935 50.2198 0.223%
2042 56,549,346 27,791,402 28,757,945 110,191 50.3248 0.195%
2043 56,651,603 27,841,374 28,810,229 94,322 50.4158 0.166%
2044 56,738,474 27,884,359 28,854,115 79,421 50.4931 0.14%
2045 56,812,317 27,921,570 28,890,748 68,265 50.5588 0.12%
2046 56,873,465 27,953,223 28,920,242 54,029 50.6133 0.095%
2047 56,921,552 27,979,106 28,942,446 42,146 50.6561 0.074%
2048 56,956,823 27,999,371 28,957,451 28,395 50.6874 0.05%
2049 56,978,269 28,013,536 28,964,733 14,498 50.7065 0.025%
2050 56,987,652 28,022,417 28,965,234 4,267 50.7149 0.007%
2051 56,985,336 28,026,180 28,959,156 -8,897 50.7128 -0.016%
2052 56,969,824 28,023,946 28,945,877 -22,129 50.699 -0.039%
2053 56,942,790 28,016,460 28,926,330 -31,939 50.675 -0.056%
2054 56,905,340 28,004,343 28,900,997 -42,961 50.6416 -0.075%
2055 56,856,757 27,987,108 28,869,648 -54,204 50.5984 -0.095%
2056 56,798,706 27,965,374 28,833,332 -61,898 50.5467 -0.109%
2057 56,731,158 27,939,028 28,792,131 -73,197 50.4866 -0.129%
2058 56,651,908 27,906,859 28,745,050 -85,303 50.4161 -0.151%
2059 56,561,541 27,869,089 28,692,452 -95,432 50.3357 -0.169%
2060 56,460,243 27,825,707 28,634,536 -107,164 50.2455 -0.19%
2061 56,347,668 27,776,525 28,571,142 -117,987 50.1453 -0.209%
2062 56,224,758 27,722,001 28,502,756 -127,833 50.036 -0.227%
2063 56,090,216 27,661,411 28,428,804 -141,251 49.9162 -0.252%
2064 55,944,530 27,595,007 28,349,522 -150,120 49.7866 -0.268%
2065 55,787,907 27,522,871 28,265,036 -163,126 49.6472 -0.292%
2066 55,619,241 27,444,480 28,174,762 -174,205 49.4971 -0.313%
2067 55,439,457 27,360,339 28,079,118 -185,363 49.3371 -0.334%
2068 55,248,774 27,270,546 27,978,228 -196,005 49.1674 -0.355%
2069 55,047,230 27,175,093 27,872,137 -207,081 48.988 -0.376%
2070 54,834,948 27,074,212 27,760,736 -217,484 48.7991 -0.397%
2071 54,612,285 26,968,102 27,644,183 -227,842 48.601 -0.417%
2072 54,378,666 26,856,293 27,522,373 -239,397 48.3931 -0.44%
2073 54,133,572 26,738,628 27,394,944 -250,790 48.175 -0.463%
2074 53,877,994 26,615,679 27,262,316 -260,365 47.9475 -0.483%
2075 53,612,934 26,488,001 27,124,932 -269,756 47.7116 -0.503%
2076 53,338,426 26,355,696 26,982,731 -279,259 47.4673 -0.524%
2077 53,055,376 26,219,265 26,836,111 -286,841 47.2154 -0.541%
2078 52,765,098 26,079,385 26,685,714 -293,716 46.9571 -0.557%
2079 52,467,137 25,935,899 26,531,238 -302,205 46.692 -0.576%
2080 52,161,955 25,789,053 26,372,903 -308,160 46.4204 -0.591%
2081 51,851,376 25,639,607 26,211,769 -312,997 46.144 -0.604%
2082 51,537,526 25,488,644 26,048,882 -314,703 45.8647 -0.611%
2083 51,220,509 25,336,317 25,884,193 -319,332 45.5825 -0.623%
2084 50,900,038 25,182,543 25,717,495 -321,610 45.2973 -0.632%
2085 50,577,037 25,027,713 25,549,324 -324,393 45.0099 -0.641%
2086 50,251,276 24,871,726 25,379,551 -327,128 44.72 -0.651%
2087 49,924,538 24,715,570 25,208,968 -326,348 44.4292 -0.654%
2088 49,598,662 24,560,068 25,038,594 -325,404 44.1392 -0.656%
2089 49,273,151 24,404,799 24,868,352 -325,619 43.8495 -0.661%
2090 48,947,599 24,249,452 24,698,147 -325,484 43.5598 -0.665%
2091 48,623,890 24,094,991 24,528,899 -321,934 43.2717 -0.662%
2092 48,302,870 23,941,768 24,361,103 -320,105 42.9861 -0.663%
2093 47,983,894 23,789,368 24,194,526 -317,849 42.7022 -0.662%
2094 47,667,665 23,638,230 24,029,435 -314,608 42.4208 -0.66%
2095 47,354,536 23,488,379 23,866,157 -311,650 42.1421 -0.658%
2096 47,044,435 23,339,638 23,704,797 -308,552 41.8661 -0.656%
2097 46,737,601 23,192,119 23,545,482 -305,116 41.5931 -0.653%
2098 46,434,516 23,046,028 23,388,487 -301,055 41.3234 -0.648%
2099 46,134,338 22,900,965 23,233,374 -299,299 41.0562 -0.649%
2100 45,837,096 22,757,018 23,080,077 -295,187 40.7917 -0.644%

Population Density of Colombia

Today, Colombia has a population density of 46.5795 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 10.4742 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 46.5795 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Colombia is projected to reach a population density of 40.7917 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Colombia Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Colombia's Population

The population growth rate of Colombia currently stands at 0.495% as of July 1, 2024. This is an increase by 0.167 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Colombia will increase to 0.495%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Colombia's population growth is projected to land at a negative rate of -0.644% by the year 2100.

Population Growth Rate of Colombia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Growth Rate
1950 2.632%
1960 3.102%
1970 2.443%
1980 2.326%
1990 2.102%
2000 1.598%
2010 1.123%
2020 1.232%
Year Growth Rate
2030 0.536%
2040 0.25%
2050 0.007%
2060 -0.19%
2070 -0.397%
2080 -0.591%
2090 -0.665%
2100 -0.644%
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Life Expectancy of Colombia

Today, Colombia has an average life expectancy of 77.6975 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 48.219 years since the 1950 to 77.6975 years in 2024. In the future, Colombia is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 88.8099 years of age, by the year 2100.

Life Expectancy of Colombia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 48,219
1960 57,130
1970 61,569
1980 66,867
1990 68,644
2000 71,320
2010 75,032
2020 74,769
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 78,791
2040 80,566
2050 82,292
2060 83,818
2070 85,170
2080 86,411
2090 87,625
2100 88,809
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Migration to and from Colombia

In 2024 Colombia will see net migrations of -150,616 people. This means that 150,616 more people will emigrate from Colombia than immigrate to the country this year. An increase of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of Colombia was -167,924.

Net Migration for Colombia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Net Migration
1950 -35,303
1960 -49,098
1970 -66,058
1980 -49,253
1990 -17,237
2000 -31,116
2010 -34,185
2020 229,437
Year Net Migration
2030 -26,971
2040 -18,550
2050 -15,839
2060 -15,839
2070 -15,839
2080 -15,839
2090 -15,839
2100 -15,839
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Births in Colombia

In 2024, Colombia will see 703,054 babies be born. That is a decrease when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Colombia in 2022, when the country saw 723,264 new borns.

Births Colombia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 551,064
1960 722,255
1970 756,293
1980 819,818
1990 892,755
2000 867,516
2010 758,072
2020 733,491
Year Births
2030 653,804
2040 592,871
2050 549,263
2060 502,732
2070 461,082
2080 425,882
2090 393,042
2100 364,287
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Deaths in Colombia

In 2024, 293,112 people will die in Colombia. That is an increase of Colombia's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 384,947 deaths.

Deaths Colombia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 205,952
1960 186,589
1970 179,623
1980 161,752
1990 190,271
2000 209,911
2010 220,750
2020 335,656
Year Births
2030 336,797
2040 433,838
2050 529,155
2060 594,054
2070 662,728
2080 718,207
2090 702,684
2100 643,632
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Median Age in Colombia

The median age of Colombia has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Colombia will reach 51.0414 years of age, by the year 2100.

Median Age in Colombia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Median Age
1950 16.9057
1960 15.4792
1970 15.6591
1980 17.9725
1990 20.6814
2000 22.9959
2010 26.4358
2020 30.4097
Year Median Age
2030 35.0678
2040 39.5711
2050 43.1603
2060 45.7543
2070 48.0873
2080 49.6167
2090 50.3918
2100 51.0414
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Fertility Rate in Colombia

The fertility rate of Colombia has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Colombia will reach 1.6472 births per woman, by the year 2100.

Fertility Rate in Colombia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 6.4096
1960 6.7352
1970 5.2756
1980 3.8558
1990 3.0816
2000 2.5723
2010 1.9918
2020 1.7369
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 1.6643
2040 1.6446
2050 1.6368
2060 1.6315
2070 1.6359
2080 1.6338
2090 1.6335
2100 1.6472
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Infant Mortality Rate in Colombia

The infant mortality rate is recorded as infant deaths under 1 year for every 1,000 live births. It gives us an insight into the maternal and infant health of Colombia while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Colombia has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 129.5565. Today, Colombia has a much better infant mortality rate of 10.0243 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Colombia is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 1.9441 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

Infant Mortality Rate in Colombia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 129.5565
1960 96.1268
1970 72.5112
1980 45.6523
1990 28.9945
2000 20.9385
2010 15.5387
2020 11.2177
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 8.4105
2040 6.2656
2050 4.6893
2060 3.7189
2070 3.0636
2080 2.5895
2090 2.2308
2100 1.9441
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Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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