๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซ Population of French Guiana

319,796
Current Population of French Guiana
7,662
Net population growth this year
3.89
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of French Guiana reached 319,796, of which 158,872 people are male and 160,924 female. The country has a population density of 3.8905 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 2.396% for the year. According to the latest data, French Guiana is set to increase its population size by 7,662 people next year. Making the total population count of French Guiana 319,796 people by 2024.

Historic Population of French Guiana (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of French Guiana grown from 23,398 people to 319,796. An increase of the population size by 1266.77% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 23,398 12,023 11,375 299 0.2846 1.278%
1951 23,697 12,153 11,544 300 0.2883 1.266%
1952 24,008 12,287 11,720 321 0.2921 1.337%
1953 24,359 12,448 11,912 382 0.2963 1.568%
1954 24,762 12,633 12,129 424 0.3012 1.712%
1955 25,456 12,977 12,479 963 0.3097 3.784%
1956 26,458 13,491 12,967 1,041 0.3219 3.935%
1957 27,523 14,036 13,488 1,090 0.3348 3.961%
1958 28,649 14,608 14,041 1,162 0.3485 4.057%
1959 29,849 15,212 14,637 1,238 0.3631 4.148%
1960 31,125 15,855 15,270 1,314 0.3786 4.222%
1961 32,484 16,543 15,941 1,404 0.3952 4.323%
1962 33,945 17,398 16,548 1,518 0.413 4.473%
1963 35,511 18,419 17,092 1,614 0.432 4.546%
1964 37,179 19,503 17,677 1,723 0.4523 4.635%
1965 38,946 20,652 18,294 1,810 0.4738 4.648%
1966 40,762 21,831 18,931 1,822 0.4959 4.471%
1967 42,494 22,929 19,565 1,642 0.517 3.865%
1968 43,961 23,628 20,332 1,291 0.5348 2.937%
1969 45,217 24,040 21,177 1,221 0.5501 2.701%
1970 46,484 24,492 21,992 1,315 0.5655 2.829%
1971 47,834 24,968 22,866 1,385 0.5819 2.896%
1972 49,245 25,463 23,782 1,436 0.5991 2.916%
1973 50,704 25,958 24,746 1,482 0.6168 2.923%
1974 52,339 26,439 25,900 1,787 0.6367 3.415%
1975 54,347 27,321 27,026 2,231 0.6612 4.106%
1976 56,676 28,683 27,994 2,427 0.6895 4.283%
1977 59,126 30,119 29,008 2,473 0.7193 4.183%
1978 61,635 31,574 30,061 2,544 0.7498 4.128%
1979 64,200 33,054 31,146 2,585 0.781 4.027%
1980 66,824 34,565 32,259 2,665 0.813 3.989%
1981 69,683 36,223 33,461 3,053 0.8477 4.382%
1982 73,130 38,275 34,856 3,841 0.8897 5.253%
1983 77,316 40,574 36,742 4,530 0.9406 5.861%
1984 81,992 42,928 39,063 4,821 0.9975 5.882%
1985 86,931 45,422 41,508 5,058 1.0576 5.82%
1986 92,106 48,039 44,068 5,293 1.1205 5.748%
1987 97,502 50,766 46,736 5,499 1.1862 5.641%
1988 103,119 53,600 49,519 5,734 1.2545 5.562%
1989 108,763 56,441 52,322 5,554 1.3232 5.108%
1990 113,932 59,035 54,897 4,783 1.386 4.199%
1991 118,507 61,236 57,271 4,368 1.4417 3.686%
1992 122,927 63,270 59,658 4,473 1.4955 3.639%
1993 127,499 65,373 62,124 4,669 1.5511 3.662%
1994 132,260 67,561 64,697 4,853 1.609 3.67%
1995 137,183 69,822 67,361 4,993 1.6689 3.64%
1996 142,232 72,147 70,085 5,106 1.7303 3.59%
1997 147,372 74,510 72,862 5,175 1.7929 3.512%
1998 152,649 76,938 75,711 5,378 1.857 3.523%
1999 158,117 79,465 78,652 5,558 1.9236 3.515%
2000 164,351 82,377 81,975 6,911 1.9994 4.206%
2001 171,398 85,696 85,702 7,182 2.0851 4.191%
2002 178,730 89,157 89,573 7,481 2.1743 4.186%
2003 186,207 92,686 93,521 7,473 2.2653 4.014%
2004 193,694 96,204 97,490 7,501 2.3564 3.873%
2005 201,259 99,757 101,502 7,630 2.4484 3.792%
2006 207,869 102,962 104,908 5,591 2.5288 2.69%
2007 213,304 105,719 107,585 5,277 2.5949 2.474%
2008 218,517 108,378 110,138 5,149 2.6584 2.356%
2009 223,524 110,920 112,603 4,865 2.7193 2.177%
2010 228,453 113,501 114,952 4,995 2.7792 2.187%
2011 233,632 116,392 117,240 5,363 2.8422 2.296%
2012 239,243 119,398 119,845 5,858 2.9105 2.449%
2013 245,370 122,256 123,114 6,397 2.985 2.607%
2014 251,371 125,037 126,334 5,604 3.058 2.229%
2015 257,026 127,844 129,181 5,706 3.1268 2.22%
2016 262,813 130,715 132,098 5,869 3.1972 2.233%
2017 269,353 133,952 135,400 7,210 3.2768 2.677%
2018 276,646 137,565 139,081 7,377 3.3655 2.667%
2019 284,072 141,244 142,828 7,475 3.4559 2.632%
2020 290,969 144,655 146,315 6,319 3.5398 2.172%
2021 297,449 147,837 149,612 6,640 3.6186 2.232%
2022 304,557 151,336 153,220 7,576 3.7051 2.488%
2023 312,155 155,097 157,058 7,620 3.7975 2.441%
2024 319,796 158,872 160,924 7,662 3.8905 2.396%

Statements that can be derived from French Guiana's population data

  • French Guiana has a population of 319,796 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • French Guiana's population is equivalent to 0.00% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, French Guiana's population will grow with 7,662 people.
  • In 2024, 1,200 more people will immigrate to French Guiana than emigrate from the country.
  • The median age of the population in French Guiana is 24.16 years.
  • In French Guiana there are 3.89 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 7.10 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in French Guiana.
  • In French Guiana, 158,872 of the total population are male, and 160,924 are female.

Future Population of French Guiana (2024 - 2100)

French Guiana's population is set to incease in the future from 319,796 people to 928,830 people. An increase of the population size by 3869.7% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 319,796 158,872 160,924 7,662 3.8905 2.396%
2025 327,476 162,665 164,811 7,698 3.9839 2.351%
2026 335,204 166,483 168,720 7,757 4.0779 2.314%
2027 342,989 170,326 172,664 7,814 4.1726 2.278%
2028 350,830 174,194 176,636 7,867 4.268 2.242%
2029 358,724 178,090 180,634 7,922 4.364 2.208%
2030 366,669 182,012 184,657 7,968 4.4607 2.173%
2031 374,676 185,965 188,711 8,047 4.5581 2.148%
2032 382,754 189,957 192,798 8,108 4.6564 2.118%
2033 390,880 193,971 196,909 8,143 4.7552 2.083%
2034 399,030 197,998 201,032 8,157 4.8544 2.045%
2035 407,213 202,042 205,171 8,208 4.9539 2.016%
2036 415,440 206,112 209,328 8,246 5.054 1.985%
2037 423,688 210,196 213,493 8,251 5.1544 1.947%
2038 431,955 214,294 217,661 8,282 5.2549 1.917%
2039 440,242 218,405 221,837 8,293 5.3557 1.884%
2040 448,536 222,522 226,013 8,293 5.4566 1.849%
2041 456,848 226,653 230,195 8,332 5.5578 1.824%
2042 465,170 230,794 234,375 8,311 5.659 1.787%
2043 473,486 234,941 238,546 8,323 5.7602 1.758%
2044 481,833 239,107 242,726 8,370 5.8617 1.737%
2045 490,224 243,298 246,927 8,413 5.9638 1.716%
2046 498,626 247,500 251,126 8,390 6.066 1.683%
2047 507,064 251,730 255,334 8,486 6.1687 1.674%
2048 515,522 255,976 259,546 8,431 6.2716 1.635%
2049 523,976 260,226 263,750 8,476 6.3744 1.618%
2050 532,459 264,496 267,963 8,490 6.4776 1.595%
2051 540,960 268,780 272,180 8,512 6.581 1.574%
2052 549,519 273,102 276,417 8,606 6.6851 1.566%
2053 558,124 277,455 280,670 8,605 6.7898 1.542%
2054 566,731 281,813 284,918 8,608 6.8945 1.519%
2055 575,346 286,182 289,164 8,622 6.9993 1.499%
2056 583,969 290,558 293,411 8,624 7.1042 1.477%
2057 592,575 294,928 297,646 8,588 7.2089 1.449%
2058 601,186 299,308 301,878 8,635 7.3137 1.436%
2059 609,832 303,706 306,126 8,656 7.4189 1.419%
2060 618,466 308,103 310,364 8,613 7.5239 1.393%
2061 627,061 312,482 314,579 8,576 7.6285 1.368%
2062 635,638 316,854 318,784 8,579 7.7328 1.35%
2063 644,195 321,220 322,975 8,534 7.8369 1.325%
2064 652,734 325,577 327,156 8,543 7.9408 1.309%
2065 661,250 329,926 331,324 8,489 8.0444 1.284%
2066 669,729 334,257 335,472 8,469 8.1475 1.265%
2067 678,180 338,574 339,606 8,433 8.2504 1.243%
2068 686,604 342,878 343,726 8,416 8.3528 1.226%
2069 695,029 347,183 347,846 8,434 8.4553 1.213%
2070 703,462 351,490 351,972 8,431 8.5579 1.199%
2071 711,875 355,784 356,091 8,396 8.6603 1.179%
2072 720,260 360,066 360,195 8,375 8.7623 1.163%
2073 728,614 364,323 364,291 8,332 8.8639 1.144%
2074 736,934 368,564 368,370 8,308 8.9651 1.127%
2075 745,205 372,777 372,427 8,233 9.0657 1.105%
2076 753,398 376,945 376,453 8,154 9.1654 1.082%
2077 761,530 381,078 380,452 8,108 9.2644 1.065%
2078 769,609 385,179 384,430 8,050 9.3626 1.046%
2079 777,649 389,255 388,394 8,029 9.4605 1.033%
2080 785,670 393,314 392,356 8,013 9.558 1.02%
2081 793,662 397,353 396,310 7,970 9.6553 1.004%
2082 801,572 401,344 400,228 7,849 9.7515 0.979%
2083 809,398 405,288 404,110 7,804 9.8467 0.964%
2084 817,168 409,195 407,973 7,735 9.9412 0.947%
2085 824,845 413,050 411,795 7,620 10.0346 0.924%
2086 832,410 416,844 415,565 7,509 10.1266 0.902%
2087 839,891 420,591 419,300 7,454 10.2177 0.888%
2088 847,304 424,298 423,006 7,372 10.3078 0.87%
2089 854,615 427,950 426,665 7,250 10.3968 0.848%
2090 861,817 431,543 430,274 7,154 10.4844 0.83%
2091 868,930 435,087 433,842 7,072 10.5709 0.814%
2092 875,955 438,591 437,364 6,977 10.6564 0.797%
2093 882,874 442,040 440,834 6,861 10.7406 0.777%
2094 889,734 445,457 444,277 6,861 10.824 0.771%
2095 896,535 448,841 447,694 6,740 10.9068 0.752%
2096 903,211 452,164 451,046 6,612 10.988 0.732%
2097 909,780 455,438 454,342 6,527 11.0679 0.717%
2098 916,244 458,656 457,588 6,399 11.1465 0.698%
2099 922,591 461,813 460,777 6,296 11.2237 0.682%
2100 928,830 464,916 463,914 6,181 11.2996 0.665%

Population Density of French Guiana

Today, French Guiana has a population density of 3.8905 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 0.2846 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 3.8905 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, French Guiana is projected to reach a population density of 11.2996 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of French Guiana Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of French Guiana's Population

The population growth rate of French Guiana currently stands at 2.396% as of July 1, 2024. This is a decrease by 0.092 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of French Guiana will decrease to 2.396%. If we look further into the future, we can see that French Guiana's population growth is projected to land at a positive rate of 0.665% by the year 2100.

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

Year Growth Rate
1950 1.278%
1960 4.222%
1970 2.829%
1980 3.989%
1990 4.199%
2000 4.206%
2010 2.187%
2020 2.172%
Year Growth Rate
2030 2.173%
2040 1.849%
2050 1.595%
2060 1.393%
2070 1.199%
2080 1.02%
2090 0.83%
2100 0.665%
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Life Expectancy of French Guiana

Today, French Guiana has an average life expectancy of 77.805 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 49.1754 years since the 1950 to 77.805 years in 2024. In the future, French Guiana is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 88.6831 years of age, by the year 2100.

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

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 49,175
1960 56,399
1970 63,646
1980 66,104
1990 70,556
2000 73,371
2010 75,802
2020 76,978
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 78,864
2040 80,611
2050 82,292
2060 83,795
2070 85,109
2080 86,333
2090 87,515
2100 88,683
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Migration to and from French Guiana

In 2024 French Guiana will see net migrations of 1,200 people. This means that 1,200 more people will immigrate to French Guiana than emigrate from the country this year. A decrease of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of French Guiana was 1,200.

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

Year Net Migration
1950 6
1960 758
1970 277
1980 1,272
1990 1,879
2000 2,756
2010 -372
2020 0
Year Net Migration
2030 1,200
2040 1,200
2050 1,200
2060 1,200
2070 1,200
2080 1,200
2090 1,200
2100 1,200
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Births in French Guiana

In 2024, French Guiana will see 7,740 babies be born. That is an increase when compared to the ammount of births recorded by French Guiana in 2022, when the country saw 7,573 new borns.

Births French Guiana Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 788
1960 1,000
1970 1,454
1980 1,870
1990 3,487
2000 4,828
2010 6,198
2020 7,473
Year Births
2030 8,333
2040 9,220
2050 10,007
2060 10,712
2070 11,058
2080 11,330
2090 11,499
2100 11,515
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Deaths in French Guiana

In 2024, 1,281 people will die in French Guiana. That is an increase of French Guiana's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 1,199 deaths.

Deaths French Guiana Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 501
1960 438
1970 417
1980 481
1990 567
2000 676
2010 819
2020 1,154
Year Births
2030 1,560
2040 2,118
2050 2,712
2060 3,292
2070 3,833
2080 4,515
2090 5,543
2100 6,534
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Median Age in French Guiana

The median age of French Guiana has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of French Guiana will reach 38.977 years of age, by the year 2100.

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

Year Median Age
1950 25.8541
1960 23.2591
1970 20.6895
1980 21.551
1990 22.6576
2000 22.2591
2010 22.9801
2020 23.6031
Year Median Age
2030 25.3988
2040 26.9568
2050 28.7595
2060 30.7046
2070 32.7828
2080 34.9246
2090 36.9993
2100 38.977
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Fertility Rate in French Guiana

The fertility rate of French Guiana has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of French Guiana will reach 2.0052 births per woman, by the year 2100.

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

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 4.7591
1960 5.1119
1970 4.6371
1980 3.4589
1990 3.7457
2000 3.8628
2010 3.5035
2020 3.5577
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 3.1381
2040 2.8544
2050 2.6331
2060 2.4602
2070 2.3038
2080 2.181
2090 2.0776
2100 2.0052
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Infant Mortality Rate in French Guiana

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 French Guiana while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of French Guiana has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 108.6459. Today, French Guiana has a much better infant mortality rate of 7.1008 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when French Guiana is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 1.8272 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

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

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 108.6459
1960 81.345
1970 46.7807
1980 37.4451
1990 22.8047
2000 15.0823
2010 9.6512
2020 8.2905
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 6.027
2040 4.6029
2050 3.5963
2060 2.9781
2070 2.5718
2080 2.2618
2090 2.0291
2100 1.8272
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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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