๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พ Population of Guyana

819,594
Current Population of Guyana
5,610
Net population growth this year
4.16
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Guyana reached 819,594, of which 402,026 people are male and 417,568 female. The country has a population density of 4.1635 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 0.684% for the year. According to the latest data, Guyana is set to increase its population size by 5,610 people next year. Making the total population count of Guyana 819,594 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Guyana (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Guyana grown from 417,719 people to 819,594. An increase of the population size by 96.21% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 417,719 207,589 210,130 9,934 2.122 2.378%
1951 428,399 212,941 215,458 11,426 2.1763 2.667%
1952 440,356 218,932 221,424 12,487 2.237 2.836%
1953 453,470 225,518 227,952 13,742 2.3036 3.031%
1954 467,818 232,734 235,083 14,953 2.3765 3.197%
1955 483,316 240,537 242,779 16,044 2.4553 3.32%
1956 499,836 248,872 250,964 16,997 2.5392 3.401%
1957 517,277 257,678 259,599 17,883 2.6278 3.457%
1958 535,510 266,860 268,651 18,585 2.7204 3.471%
1959 554,196 276,236 277,960 18,785 2.8153 3.39%
1960 571,990 285,255 286,736 16,805 2.9057 2.938%
1961 588,598 293,635 294,962 16,409 2.9901 2.788%
1962 604,834 301,680 303,153 16,062 3.0726 2.656%
1963 620,703 309,540 311,163 15,676 3.1532 2.526%
1964 635,958 317,087 318,870 14,833 3.2307 2.332%
1965 650,208 324,115 326,093 13,667 3.3031 2.102%
1966 663,241 330,515 332,726 12,400 3.3693 1.87%
1967 675,064 336,302 338,762 11,247 3.4293 1.666%
1968 685,887 341,574 344,312 10,398 3.4843 1.516%
1969 695,920 346,442 349,478 9,667 3.5353 1.389%
1970 705,262 350,955 354,307 9,017 3.5827 1.279%
1971 713,904 355,163 358,741 8,267 3.6266 1.158%
1972 721,994 359,136 362,857 7,913 3.6677 1.096%
1973 729,866 362,985 366,881 7,831 3.7077 1.073%
1974 737,700 366,800 370,901 7,839 3.7475 1.063%
1975 745,590 370,625 374,964 7,939 3.7876 1.065%
1976 753,552 374,475 379,078 7,987 3.8281 1.06%
1977 761,378 378,252 383,127 7,664 3.8678 1.007%
1978 768,609 381,731 386,877 6,797 3.9045 0.884%
1979 774,482 384,532 389,950 4,951 3.9344 0.639%
1980 778,176 386,243 391,932 2,435 3.9531 0.313%
1981 779,686 386,900 392,786 586 3.9608 0.075%
1982 779,638 386,803 392,836 -681 3.9606 -0.087%
1983 778,372 386,092 392,280 -1,851 3.9541 -0.238%
1984 776,007 384,832 391,175 -2,880 3.9421 -0.371%
1985 772,671 383,082 389,589 -3,792 3.9252 -0.491%
1986 768,508 380,910 387,598 -4,534 3.904 -0.59%
1987 763,706 378,407 385,298 -5,071 3.8796 -0.664%
1988 758,450 375,664 382,786 -5,440 3.8529 -0.717%
1989 752,897 372,752 380,144 -5,666 3.8247 -0.753%
1990 747,116 369,694 377,422 -5,895 3.7954 -0.789%
1991 744,096 368,058 376,038 -145 3.78 -0.019%
1992 744,998 368,670 376,329 1,948 3.7846 0.261%
1993 747,189 370,140 377,050 2,435 3.7957 0.326%
1994 749,546 371,689 377,857 2,278 3.8077 0.304%
1995 751,689 373,128 378,561 2,009 3.8186 0.267%
1996 753,570 374,420 379,151 1,753 3.8281 0.233%
1997 755,211 375,563 379,647 1,528 3.8365 0.202%
1998 756,696 376,625 380,072 1,443 3.844 0.191%
1999 758,014 377,626 380,389 1,192 3.8507 0.157%
2000 759,051 378,494 380,557 882 3.856 0.116%
2001 759,810 379,218 380,592 635 3.8598 0.084%
2002 760,324 379,813 380,510 393 3.8625 0.052%
2003 760,562 379,988 380,574 83 3.8637 0.011%
2004 760,424 379,674 380,750 -357 3.863 -0.047%
2005 759,709 379,057 380,652 -1,074 3.8593 -0.141%
2006 758,367 378,138 380,230 -1,609 3.8525 -0.212%
2007 756,521 376,976 379,546 -2,083 3.8431 -0.275%
2008 754,150 375,558 378,592 -2,660 3.8311 -0.353%
2009 751,258 373,882 377,376 -3,124 3.8164 -0.416%
2010 747,932 371,984 375,948 -3,529 3.7995 -0.472%
2011 744,230 369,890 374,340 -3,874 3.7807 -0.521%
2012 743,966 369,501 374,465 3,346 3.7794 0.45%
2013 747,420 370,410 377,010 3,563 3.7969 0.477%
2014 751,115 370,931 380,184 3,826 3.8157 0.509%
2015 755,031 371,621 383,410 4,006 3.8356 0.531%
2016 759,087 372,409 386,678 4,106 3.8562 0.541%
2017 763,252 373,282 389,970 4,224 3.8773 0.553%
2018 785,514 386,040 399,474 40,300 3.9904 5.132%
2019 798,753 392,821 405,932 -13,822 4.0577 -1.73%
2020 797,202 389,900 407,302 10,720 4.0498 1.345%
2021 804,567 393,635 410,932 4,010 4.0872 0.498%
2022 808,726 395,982 412,743 4,307 4.1083 0.533%
2023 813,834 398,824 415,010 5,910 4.1343 0.726%
2024 819,594 402,026 417,568 5,610 4.1635 0.684%

Statements that can be derived from Guyana's population data

  • Guyana has a population of 819,594 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Guyana's population is equivalent to 0.01% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Guyana's population will grow with 5,610 people.
  • In 2024, 3,900 more people will emigrate from Guyana than immigrate to the country.
  • The median age of the population in Guyana is 26.29 years.
  • In Guyana there are 4.16 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 20.40 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Guyana.
  • In Guyana, 402,026 of the total population are male, and 417,568 are female.

Future Population of Guyana (2024 - 2100)

Guyana's population is set to decrease in the future from 819,594 people to 632,627 people. A decrease of the population size by 51.45% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 819,594 402,026 417,568 5,610 4.1635 0.684%
2025 825,051 405,073 419,978 5,304 4.1913 0.643%
2026 830,213 407,968 422,244 5,020 4.2175 0.605%
2027 835,082 410,716 424,366 4,719 4.2422 0.565%
2028 839,668 413,320 426,348 4,451 4.2655 0.53%
2029 843,990 415,792 428,199 4,195 4.2875 0.497%
2030 848,032 418,124 429,908 3,889 4.308 0.459%
2031 851,765 420,305 431,461 3,576 4.327 0.42%
2032 855,198 422,337 432,861 3,290 4.3444 0.385%
2033 858,368 424,238 434,130 3,050 4.3605 0.355%
2034 861,278 426,010 435,267 2,769 4.3753 0.321%
2035 863,916 427,653 436,264 2,509 4.3887 0.29%
2036 866,301 429,175 437,126 2,260 4.4008 0.261%
2037 868,452 430,584 437,868 2,043 4.4117 0.235%
2038 870,380 431,884 438,495 1,811 4.4215 0.208%
2039 872,100 433,084 439,015 1,630 4.4303 0.187%
2040 873,641 434,199 439,442 1,452 4.4381 0.166%
2041 874,998 435,230 439,769 1,263 4.445 0.144%
2042 876,161 436,170 439,991 1,062 4.4509 0.121%
2043 877,142 437,024 440,118 901 4.4559 0.103%
2044 877,955 437,801 440,153 723 4.46 0.082%
2045 878,575 438,488 440,087 518 4.4632 0.059%
2046 878,991 439,080 439,912 314 4.4653 0.036%
2047 879,203 439,575 439,628 110 4.4664 0.013%
2048 879,236 439,985 439,251 -44 4.4665 -0.005%
2049 879,094 440,310 438,784 -240 4.4658 -0.027%
2050 878,746 440,542 438,205 -455 4.464 -0.052%
2051 878,214 440,687 437,527 -610 4.4613 -0.069%
2052 877,488 440,738 436,750 -841 4.4577 -0.096%
2053 876,524 440,675 435,850 -1,087 4.4528 -0.124%
2054 875,359 440,512 434,847 -1,244 4.4468 -0.142%
2055 874,008 440,260 433,749 -1,457 4.44 -0.167%
2056 872,453 439,906 432,548 -1,654 4.4321 -0.19%
2057 870,696 439,451 431,244 -1,861 4.4231 -0.214%
2058 868,702 438,878 429,824 -2,126 4.413 -0.245%
2059 866,470 438,188 428,282 -2,338 4.4017 -0.27%
2060 864,034 437,394 426,640 -2,533 4.3893 -0.293%
2061 861,400 436,498 424,902 -2,736 4.3759 -0.318%
2062 858,562 435,499 423,062 -2,941 4.3615 -0.343%
2063 855,537 434,400 421,137 -3,109 4.3461 -0.363%
2064 852,328 433,207 419,121 -3,307 4.3298 -0.388%
2065 848,931 431,918 417,012 -3,488 4.3126 -0.411%
2066 845,340 430,522 414,817 -3,695 4.2943 -0.437%
2067 841,570 429,034 412,536 -3,843 4.2752 -0.457%
2068 837,628 427,457 410,170 -4,042 4.2552 -0.483%
2069 833,503 425,783 407,720 -4,208 4.2342 -0.505%
2070 829,209 424,020 405,189 -4,380 4.2124 -0.528%
2071 824,746 422,169 402,578 -4,545 4.1897 -0.551%
2072 820,128 420,234 399,894 -4,692 4.1663 -0.572%
2073 815,344 418,208 397,136 -4,875 4.142 -0.598%
2074 810,379 416,084 394,295 -5,056 4.1167 -0.624%
2075 805,261 413,881 391,380 -5,180 4.0907 -0.643%
2076 799,987 411,594 388,393 -5,367 4.0639 -0.671%
2077 794,534 409,212 385,322 -5,540 4.0362 -0.697%
2078 788,912 406,735 382,178 -5,703 4.0077 -0.723%
2079 783,128 404,168 378,960 -5,866 3.9783 -0.749%
2080 777,173 401,514 375,659 -6,044 3.948 -0.778%
2081 771,053 398,775 372,278 -6,196 3.917 -0.804%
2082 764,805 395,968 368,836 -6,300 3.8852 -0.824%
2083 758,429 393,094 365,334 -6,452 3.8528 -0.851%
2084 751,904 390,144 361,759 -6,599 3.8197 -0.878%
2085 745,229 387,120 358,110 -6,750 3.7858 -0.906%
2086 738,407 384,020 354,388 -6,894 3.7511 -0.934%
2087 731,480 380,864 350,616 -6,959 3.7159 -0.951%
2088 724,444 377,648 346,796 -7,113 3.6802 -0.982%
2089 717,281 374,368 342,913 -7,214 3.6438 -1.006%
2090 710,015 371,039 338,976 -7,318 3.6069 -1.031%
2091 702,662 367,658 335,003 -7,388 3.5695 -1.051%
2092 695,232 364,235 330,998 -7,471 3.5318 -1.075%
2093 687,715 360,763 326,952 -7,564 3.4936 -1.1%
2094 680,092 357,234 322,858 -7,682 3.4549 -1.13%
2095 672,370 353,658 318,712 -7,762 3.4156 -1.154%
2096 664,578 350,044 314,535 -7,821 3.3761 -1.177%
2097 656,714 346,390 310,324 -7,907 3.3361 -1.204%
2098 648,759 342,688 306,071 -8,004 3.2957 -1.234%
2099 640,734 338,952 301,783 -8,046 3.2549 -1.256%
2100 632,627 335,175 297,452 -8,168 3.2138 -1.291%

Population Density of Guyana

Today, Guyana has a population density of 4.1635 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 2.122 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 4.1635 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Guyana is projected to reach a population density of 3.2138 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Guyana Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Guyana's Population

The population growth rate of Guyana currently stands at 0.684% as of July 1, 2024. This is a decrease by 0.151 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Guyana will decrease to 0.684%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Guyana's population growth is projected to land at a negative rate of -1.291% by the year 2100.

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

Year Growth Rate
1950 2.378%
1960 2.938%
1970 1.279%
1980 0.313%
1990 -0.789%
2000 0.116%
2010 -0.472%
2020 1.345%
Year Growth Rate
2030 0.459%
2040 0.166%
2050 -0.052%
2060 -0.293%
2070 -0.528%
2080 -0.778%
2090 -1.031%
2100 -1.291%
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Life Expectancy of Guyana

Today, Guyana has an average life expectancy of 69.9508 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 49.5414 years since the 1950 to 69.9508 years in 2024. In the future, Guyana is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 80.9487 years of age, by the year 2100.

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

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 49,541
1960 58,034
1970 60,469
1980 61,228
1990 62,414
2000 64,483
2010 66,743
2020 68,485
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 70,834
2040 72,245
2050 73,624
2060 75,015
2070 76,441
2080 77,891
2090 79,420
2100 80,948
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Migration to and from Guyana

In 2024 Guyana will see net migrations of -3,900 people. This means that 3,900 more people will emigrate from Guyana than immigrate to the country this year. A decrease of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of Guyana was -3,900.

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

Year Net Migration
1950 -172
1960 -1,349
1970 -10,098
1980 -15,059
1990 -21,639
2000 -13,176
2010 -14,327
2020 802
Year Net Migration
2030 -3,900
2040 -3,900
2050 -3,900
2060 -3,900
2070 -3,900
2080 -3,900
2090 -3,900
2100 -3,900
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Births in Guyana

In 2024, Guyana will see 15,743 babies be born. That is a decrease when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Guyana in 2022, when the country saw 16,129 new borns.

Births Guyana Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 17,616
1960 24,409
1970 25,529
1980 24,178
1990 22,078
2000 19,729
2010 16,389
2020 16,309
Year Births
2030 14,675
2040 13,227
2050 12,141
2060 10,588
2070 9,133
2080 7,879
2090 6,537
2100 5,244
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Deaths in Guyana

In 2024, 6,236 people will die in Guyana. That is an increase of Guyana's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 7,913 deaths.

Deaths Guyana Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 7,511
1960 6,252
1970 6,415
1980 6,680
1990 6,337
2000 5,664
2010 5,587
2020 6,394
Year Births
2030 6,870
2040 7,877
2050 8,698
2060 9,227
2070 9,618
2080 10,023
2090 9,951
2100 9,497
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Median Age in Guyana

The median age of Guyana has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Guyana will reach 47.5379 years of age, by the year 2100.

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

Year Median Age
1950 18.6028
1960 15.4473
1970 14.9913
1980 16.9569
1990 19.9992
2000 21.228
2010 23.0123
2020 25.2254
Year Median Age
2030 28.0692
2040 30.5608
2050 33.2873
2060 36.3753
2070 39.4072
2080 42.0848
2090 44.6549
2100 47.5379
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Fertility Rate in Guyana

The fertility rate of Guyana has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Guyana will reach 1.7688 births per woman, by the year 2100.

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

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 5.6892
1960 6.3716
1970 5.3797
1980 3.8168
1990 3.0687
2000 3.0169
2010 2.6552
2020 2.4182
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 2.2205
2040 2.0704
2050 1.9711
2060 1.904
2070 1.8506
2080 1.8103
2090 1.7872
2100 1.7688
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Infant Mortality Rate in Guyana

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 Guyana while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Guyana has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 105.8789. Today, Guyana has a much better infant mortality rate of 20.3993 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Guyana is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 6.4539 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

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

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 105.8789
1960 67.725
1970 55.6966
1980 53.143
1990 46.6694
2000 36.6793
2010 30.0804
2020 23.2702
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 17.6763
2040 14.19
2050 11.6453
2060 10.1191
2070 8.8036
2080 7.8023
2090 7.0759
2100 6.4539
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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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