๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Population of Guatemala

18,358,430
Current Population of Guatemala
278,984
Net population growth this year
171.32
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Guatemala reached 18,358,430, of which 9,083,882 people are male and 9,274,548 female. The country has a population density of 171.3179 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 1.52% for the year. According to the latest data, Guatemala is set to increase its population size by 278,984 people next year. Making the total population count of Guatemala 18,358,430 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Guatemala (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Guatemala grown from 3,099,869 people to 18,358,430. An increase of the population size by 492.23% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 3,099,869 1,590,994 1,508,876 83,214 28.9275 2.685%
1951 3,185,854 1,634,422 1,551,432 88,757 29.7299 2.786%
1952 3,276,113 1,680,116 1,595,997 91,760 30.5722 2.801%
1953 3,368,486 1,726,852 1,641,634 92,987 31.4342 2.761%
1954 3,462,952 1,774,561 1,688,391 95,945 32.3157 2.771%
1955 3,560,239 1,823,650 1,736,590 98,628 33.2236 2.77%
1956 3,660,606 1,874,324 1,786,282 102,107 34.1602 2.79%
1957 3,764,479 1,926,840 1,837,639 105,637 35.1295 2.806%
1958 3,870,646 1,980,620 1,890,026 106,697 36.1202 2.757%
1959 3,981,253 2,036,728 1,944,525 114,519 37.1524 2.877%
1960 4,098,352 2,096,143 2,002,208 119,678 38.2452 2.92%
1961 4,220,366 2,158,022 2,062,344 124,351 39.3838 2.947%
1962 4,346,322 2,221,803 2,124,519 127,560 40.5592 2.935%
1963 4,475,716 2,287,179 2,188,537 131,227 41.7667 2.932%
1964 4,608,498 2,354,116 2,254,382 134,337 43.0058 2.915%
1965 4,744,461 2,422,454 2,322,008 137,590 44.2746 2.9%
1966 4,882,542 2,491,604 2,390,938 138,572 45.5631 2.838%
1967 5,022,615 2,561,564 2,461,050 141,574 46.8702 2.819%
1968 5,164,908 2,632,445 2,532,463 143,013 48.1981 2.769%
1969 5,308,294 2,703,610 2,604,684 143,758 49.5362 2.708%
1970 5,453,208 2,775,434 2,677,773 146,070 50.8885 2.679%
1971 5,598,298 2,847,461 2,750,838 144,111 52.2424 2.574%
1972 5,744,605 2,920,234 2,824,370 148,502 53.6077 2.585%
1973 5,895,101 2,995,337 2,899,764 152,490 55.0121 2.587%
1974 6,048,168 3,071,528 2,976,640 153,644 56.4405 2.54%
1975 6,201,734 3,147,438 3,054,296 153,487 57.8736 2.475%
1976 6,342,726 3,217,090 3,125,637 128,499 59.1893 2.026%
1977 6,487,153 3,288,106 3,199,047 160,354 60.5371 2.472%
1978 6,648,770 3,366,773 3,281,997 162,880 62.0453 2.45%
1979 6,814,717 3,446,940 3,367,777 169,014 63.5939 2.48%
1980 6,987,767 3,529,959 3,457,808 177,086 65.2087 2.534%
1981 7,165,502 3,614,254 3,551,249 178,385 66.8673 2.49%
1982 7,332,790 3,689,456 3,643,334 156,190 68.4284 2.13%
1983 7,512,048 3,771,384 3,740,665 202,327 70.1012 2.694%
1984 7,718,972 3,871,512 3,847,460 211,519 72.0322 2.74%
1985 7,932,185 3,975,276 3,956,910 214,908 74.0219 2.709%
1986 8,148,185 4,080,437 4,067,749 217,093 76.0376 2.664%
1987 8,369,359 4,188,134 4,181,225 225,254 78.1015 2.692%
1988 8,600,110 4,300,706 4,299,404 236,249 80.2549 2.747%
1989 8,839,538 4,417,578 4,421,960 242,606 82.4892 2.745%
1990 9,084,780 4,537,203 4,547,577 247,878 84.7777 2.729%
1991 9,329,556 4,656,038 4,673,518 241,675 87.0619 2.591%
1992 9,576,630 4,775,550 4,801,081 252,473 89.3676 2.636%
1993 9,831,868 4,899,146 4,932,722 258,002 91.7494 2.624%
1994 10,094,921 5,027,450 5,067,471 268,104 94.2042 2.656%
1995 10,363,090 5,159,066 5,204,024 268,234 96.7067 2.589%
1996 10,632,293 5,291,156 5,341,136 270,172 99.2189 2.541%
1997 10,905,381 5,425,166 5,480,214 276,004 101.7673 2.531%
1998 11,184,032 5,561,946 5,622,086 281,299 104.3676 2.515%
1999 11,463,504 5,699,150 5,764,354 277,645 106.9756 2.422%
2000 11,735,894 5,832,845 5,903,049 267,134 109.5175 2.276%
2001 12,009,194 5,967,032 6,042,162 279,466 112.0679 2.327%
2002 12,289,856 6,104,889 6,184,967 281,858 114.687 2.294%
2003 12,570,504 6,242,622 6,327,882 279,437 117.3059 2.223%
2004 12,852,436 6,380,836 6,471,601 284,429 119.9369 2.213%
2005 13,132,814 6,518,214 6,614,600 276,326 122.5533 2.104%
2006 13,412,406 6,655,122 6,757,284 282,857 125.1624 2.109%
2007 13,696,606 6,794,272 6,902,334 285,545 127.8145 2.085%
2008 13,979,451 6,932,768 7,046,684 280,144 130.454 2.004%
2009 14,259,411 7,069,856 7,189,554 279,776 133.0665 1.962%
2010 14,543,121 7,208,916 7,334,206 287,644 135.7141 1.978%
2011 14,833,454 7,351,420 7,482,033 293,021 138.4234 1.975%
2012 15,128,306 7,496,330 7,631,975 296,684 141.1749 1.961%
2013 15,422,662 7,641,134 7,781,528 292,027 143.9218 1.894%
2014 15,713,740 7,784,492 7,929,248 290,130 146.6381 1.846%
2015 16,001,107 7,926,192 8,074,915 284,604 149.3198 1.779%
2016 16,291,004 8,069,288 8,221,716 295,189 152.025 1.812%
2017 16,578,723 8,211,428 8,367,294 280,250 154.71 1.69%
2018 16,850,176 8,345,652 8,504,524 262,655 157.2431 1.559%
2019 17,106,338 8,472,585 8,633,752 249,669 159.6336 1.46%
2020 17,362,718 8,598,279 8,764,440 263,093 162.0261 1.515%
2021 17,608,483 8,716,970 8,891,513 228,437 164.3196 1.297%
2022 17,843,908 8,830,909 9,012,999 242,412 166.5165 1.359%
2023 18,092,026 8,952,260 9,139,766 253,824 168.8319 1.403%
2024 18,358,430 9,083,882 9,274,548 278,984 171.3179 1.52%

Statements that can be derived from Guatemala's population data

  • Guatemala has a population of 18,358,430 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Guatemala's population is equivalent to 0.23% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Guatemala's population will grow with 278,984 people.
  • In 2024, 9,092 more people will emigrate from Guatemala than immigrate to the country.
  • The median age of the population in Guatemala is 23.16 years.
  • In Guatemala there are 171.32 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 17.46 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Guatemala.
  • In Guatemala, 9,083,882 of the total population are male, and 9,274,548 are female.

Future Population of Guatemala (2024 - 2100)

Guatemala's population is set to incease in the future from 18,358,430 people to 26,170,739 people. An increase of the population size by 744.25% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 18,358,430 9,083,882 9,274,548 278,984 171.3179 1.52%
2025 18,636,532 9,221,931 9,414,600 277,219 173.9131 1.488%
2026 18,913,838 9,359,535 9,554,303 277,394 176.5009 1.467%
2027 19,189,498 9,496,261 9,693,237 273,925 179.0733 1.427%
2028 19,462,401 9,631,547 9,830,854 271,882 181.62 1.397%
2029 19,733,843 9,766,062 9,967,780 271,002 184.1531 1.373%
2030 20,003,638 9,899,732 10,103,905 268,587 186.6707 1.343%
2031 20,271,428 10,032,370 10,239,058 266,993 189.1697 1.317%
2032 20,537,438 10,164,074 10,373,364 265,027 191.6521 1.29%
2033 20,800,765 10,294,399 10,506,366 261,628 194.1094 1.258%
2034 21,061,659 10,423,506 10,638,152 260,159 196.544 1.235%
2035 21,319,951 10,551,324 10,768,628 256,427 198.9544 1.203%
2036 21,574,343 10,677,184 10,897,159 252,356 201.3283 1.17%
2037 21,824,411 10,800,899 11,023,512 247,780 203.6619 1.135%
2038 22,070,798 10,922,796 11,148,001 244,993 205.9612 1.11%
2039 22,313,313 11,042,758 11,270,554 240,038 208.2243 1.076%
2040 22,550,243 11,159,940 11,390,304 233,822 210.4353 1.037%
2041 22,781,262 11,274,190 11,507,072 228,216 212.5911 1.002%
2042 23,006,437 11,385,516 11,620,922 222,134 214.6924 0.966%
2043 23,225,677 11,493,878 11,731,799 216,346 216.7383 0.932%
2044 23,438,911 11,599,251 11,839,660 210,121 218.7282 0.896%
2045 23,646,222 11,701,680 11,944,542 204,502 220.6628 0.865%
2046 23,848,004 11,801,374 12,046,630 199,063 222.5458 0.835%
2047 24,044,234 11,898,306 12,145,928 193,397 224.377 0.804%
2048 24,234,927 11,992,490 12,242,436 187,987 226.1565 0.776%
2049 24,420,291 12,084,046 12,336,245 182,742 227.8863 0.748%
2050 24,600,727 12,173,169 12,427,558 178,129 229.57 0.724%
2051 24,775,938 12,259,696 12,516,242 172,294 231.2051 0.695%
2052 24,946,261 12,343,810 12,602,451 168,351 232.7945 0.675%
2053 25,111,996 12,425,647 12,686,348 163,120 234.3411 0.65%
2054 25,272,062 12,504,640 12,767,423 157,013 235.8348 0.621%
2055 25,426,625 12,580,868 12,845,757 152,113 237.2772 0.598%
2056 25,575,441 12,654,219 12,921,222 145,518 238.6659 0.569%
2057 25,717,691 12,724,282 12,993,409 138,982 239.9934 0.54%
2058 25,854,365 12,791,571 13,062,794 134,367 241.2688 0.52%
2059 25,985,866 12,856,280 13,129,586 128,634 242.496 0.495%
2060 26,111,607 12,918,094 13,193,514 122,847 243.6693 0.47%
2061 26,230,647 12,976,552 13,254,096 115,233 244.7802 0.439%
2062 26,343,268 13,031,825 13,311,444 110,009 245.8312 0.418%
2063 26,450,081 13,084,244 13,365,838 103,616 246.8279 0.392%
2064 26,550,359 13,133,448 13,416,910 96,940 247.7637 0.365%
2065 26,643,587 13,179,172 13,464,414 89,515 248.6337 0.336%
2066 26,730,023 13,221,550 13,508,472 83,358 249.4403 0.312%
2067 26,810,383 13,261,004 13,549,378 77,362 250.1902 0.289%
2068 26,884,111 13,297,235 13,586,876 70,095 250.8782 0.261%
2069 26,950,977 13,330,124 13,620,853 63,636 251.5022 0.236%
2070 27,011,409 13,359,926 13,651,484 57,228 252.0662 0.212%
2071 27,064,872 13,386,362 13,678,510 49,698 252.5651 0.184%
2072 27,111,312 13,409,422 13,701,890 43,182 252.9984 0.159%
2073 27,151,027 13,429,278 13,721,748 36,248 253.369 0.134%
2074 27,183,864 13,445,879 13,737,985 29,427 253.6755 0.108%
2075 27,209,953 13,459,332 13,750,621 22,750 253.9189 0.084%
2076 27,229,648 13,469,847 13,759,802 16,641 254.1027 0.061%
2077 27,243,360 13,477,612 13,765,748 10,783 254.2307 0.04%
2078 27,251,068 13,482,588 13,768,480 4,631 254.3026 0.017%
2079 27,252,819 13,484,826 13,767,992 -1,129 254.3189 -0.004%
2080 27,248,833 13,484,464 13,764,369 -6,843 254.2818 -0.025%
2081 27,239,183 13,481,495 13,757,688 -12,455 254.1917 -0.046%
2082 27,223,647 13,475,786 13,747,861 -18,617 254.0467 -0.068%
2083 27,202,663 13,467,568 13,735,095 -23,351 253.8509 -0.086%
2084 27,176,429 13,456,918 13,719,511 -29,119 253.6061 -0.107%
2085 27,144,506 13,443,646 13,700,861 -34,725 253.3082 -0.128%
2086 27,107,039 13,427,807 13,679,232 -40,209 252.9586 -0.148%
2087 27,064,743 13,409,702 13,655,042 -44,384 252.5639 -0.164%
2088 27,018,124 13,389,566 13,628,558 -48,855 252.1288 -0.181%
2089 26,967,143 13,367,349 13,599,794 -53,106 251.6531 -0.197%
2090 26,912,138 13,343,228 13,568,909 -56,905 251.1398 -0.211%
2091 26,852,889 13,317,127 13,535,762 -61,592 250.5869 -0.229%
2092 26,789,858 13,289,239 13,500,619 -64,470 249.9987 -0.241%
2093 26,723,293 13,259,619 13,463,674 -68,659 249.3775 -0.257%
2094 26,652,980 13,228,126 13,424,854 -71,968 248.7214 -0.27%
2095 26,579,672 13,195,194 13,384,477 -74,649 248.0372 -0.281%
2096 26,502,864 13,160,530 13,342,335 -78,965 247.3205 -0.298%
2097 26,423,033 13,124,314 13,298,719 -80,698 246.5755 -0.305%
2098 26,341,102 13,087,014 13,254,087 -83,165 245.811 -0.316%
2099 26,257,104 13,048,647 13,208,457 -84,830 245.0271 -0.323%
2100 26,170,739 13,009,064 13,161,674 -87,900 244.2212 -0.336%

Population Density of Guatemala

Today, Guatemala has a population density of 171.3179 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 28.9275 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 171.3179 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Guatemala is projected to reach a population density of 244.2212 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Guatemala Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Guatemala's Population

The population growth rate of Guatemala currently stands at 1.52% as of July 1, 2024. This is an increase by 0.161 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Guatemala will increase to 1.52%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Guatemala's population growth is projected to land at a negative rate of -0.336% by the year 2100.

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

Year Growth Rate
1950 2.685%
1960 2.92%
1970 2.679%
1980 2.534%
1990 2.729%
2000 2.276%
2010 1.978%
2020 1.515%
Year Growth Rate
2030 1.343%
2040 1.037%
2050 0.724%
2060 0.47%
2070 0.212%
2080 -0.025%
2090 -0.211%
2100 -0.336%
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Life Expectancy of Guatemala

Today, Guatemala has an average life expectancy of 74.011 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 39.4245 years since the 1950 to 74.011 years in 2024. In the future, Guatemala is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 85.2826 years of age, by the year 2100.

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

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 39,424
1960 45,807
1970 49,438
1980 56,023
1990 62,472
2000 67,445
2010 70,878
2020 71,796
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 75,023
2040 76,645
2050 78,209
2060 79,750
2070 81,289
2080 82,747
2090 84,069
2100 85,282
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Migration to and from Guatemala

In 2024 Guatemala will see net migrations of -9,092 people. This means that 9,092 more people will emigrate from Guatemala 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 Guatemala was -9,128.

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

Year Net Migration
1950 994
1960 -182
1970 -14,756
1980 -44,463
1990 -30,399
2000 -66,153
2010 -36,072
2020 -23,142
Year Net Migration
2030 -8,992
2040 -8,829
2050 -8,713
2060 -8,713
2070 -8,713
2080 -8,713
2090 -8,713
2100 -8,713
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Births in Guatemala

In 2024, Guatemala will see 375,341 babies be born. That is an increase when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Guatemala in 2022, when the country saw 372,335 new borns.

Births Guatemala Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 158,460
1960 197,532
1970 246,722
1980 303,970
1990 356,502
2000 406,154
2010 400,830
2020 378,935
Year Births
2030 375,783
2040 363,802
2050 336,958
2060 318,953
2070 297,666
2080 277,169
2090 259,350
2100 242,143
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Deaths in Guatemala

In 2024, 87,267 people will die in Guatemala. That is a decrease of Guatemala's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 120,781 deaths.

Deaths Guatemala Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 76,248
1960 77,673
1970 85,904
1980 82,419
1990 78,226
2000 72,863
2010 77,115
2020 92,707
Year Births
2030 98,194
2040 121,159
2050 150,110
2060 187,401
2070 231,730
2080 275,295
2090 307,539
2100 321,321
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Median Age in Guatemala

The median age of Guatemala has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Guatemala will reach 46.1328 years of age, by the year 2100.

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

Year Median Age
1950 16.8156
1960 15.7044
1970 15.7672
1980 15.8771
1990 15.9801
2000 16.7469
2010 18.72
2020 21.7227
Year Median Age
2030 25.5722
2040 29.3874
2050 33.3307
2060 36.9128
2070 39.9001
2080 42.556
2090 44.6488
2100 46.1328
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Fertility Rate in Guatemala

The fertility rate of Guatemala has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Guatemala will reach 1.7202 births per woman, by the year 2100.

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

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 6.8809
1960 6.9553
1970 6.6002
1980 6.1708
1990 5.4803
2000 4.5825
2010 3.3752
2020 2.4836
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 2.1272
2040 1.9717
2050 1.869
2060 1.8118
2070 1.7637
2080 1.7432
2090 1.7287
2100 1.7202
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Infant Mortality Rate in Guatemala

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 Guatemala while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Guatemala has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 168.8529. Today, Guatemala has a much better infant mortality rate of 17.4604 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Guatemala is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 3.6441 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

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

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 168.8529
1960 146.2705
1970 117.0331
1980 87.7442
1990 60.6211
2000 40.9776
2010 28.2675
2020 19.6431
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 14.7902
2040 11.2429
2050 8.8384
2060 7.1923
2070 5.8764
2080 4.8965
2090 4.1897
2100 3.6441
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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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