๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Population of Latin America and the Caribbean

669,972,862
Current Population of Latin America and the Caribbean
4,937,632
Net population growth this year
33.06
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Latin America and the Caribbean reached 669,972,862, of which 329,742,509 people are male and 340,230,352 female. The country has a population density of 33.0594 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 0.737% for the year. According to the latest data, Latin America and the Caribbean is set to increase its population size by 4,937,632 people next year. Making the total population count of Latin America and the Caribbean 669,972,862 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Latin America and the Caribbean (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Latin America and the Caribbean grown from 168,335,846 people to 669,972,862. An increase of the population size by 298.0% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 168,335,846 84,606,536 83,729,311 4,396,926 8.3064 2.612%
1951 172,783,143 86,799,477 85,983,666 4,497,668 8.5259 2.603%
1952 177,354,123 89,061,039 88,293,084 4,644,292 8.7514 2.619%
1953 182,056,280 91,391,610 90,664,670 4,760,023 8.9835 2.615%
1954 186,910,160 93,800,997 93,109,163 4,947,735 9.223 2.647%
1955 191,936,410 96,298,142 95,638,268 5,104,767 9.471 2.66%
1956 197,136,630 98,884,137 98,252,492 5,295,671 9.7276 2.686%
1957 202,519,685 101,565,062 100,954,622 5,470,440 9.9932 2.701%
1958 208,049,430 104,322,072 103,727,358 5,589,050 10.2661 2.687%
1959 213,778,340 107,176,144 106,602,197 5,868,770 10.5488 2.745%
1960 219,754,160 110,143,210 109,610,950 6,082,871 10.8436 2.768%
1961 225,927,498 113,201,520 112,725,977 6,263,803 11.1483 2.773%
1962 232,266,372 116,343,333 115,923,040 6,413,947 11.461 2.762%
1963 238,750,452 119,559,330 119,191,122 6,554,212 11.781 2.745%
1964 245,366,838 122,841,447 122,525,390 6,678,559 12.1075 2.722%
1965 252,093,551 126,177,364 125,916,187 6,774,867 12.4394 2.688%
1966 258,880,172 129,543,233 129,336,939 6,798,376 12.7743 2.626%
1967 265,713,489 132,932,923 132,780,565 6,868,258 13.1115 2.585%
1968 272,595,803 136,345,580 136,250,224 6,896,371 13.4511 2.53%
1969 279,527,928 139,781,922 139,746,006 6,967,879 13.7931 2.493%
1970 286,525,532 143,251,768 143,273,764 7,027,329 14.1384 2.453%
1971 293,609,377 146,741,902 146,867,475 7,140,359 14.488 2.432%
1972 300,799,282 150,262,346 150,536,937 7,239,453 14.8428 2.407%
1973 308,110,222 153,843,134 154,267,088 7,382,427 15.2035 2.396%
1974 315,529,220 157,475,335 158,053,885 7,455,568 15.5696 2.363%
1975 323,032,374 161,149,490 161,882,884 7,550,740 15.9398 2.338%
1976 330,600,042 164,852,914 165,747,128 7,584,596 16.3133 2.294%
1977 338,342,343 168,649,063 169,693,280 7,900,005 16.6953 2.335%
1978 346,288,962 172,553,758 173,735,204 7,993,234 17.0874 2.308%
1979 354,316,510 176,493,052 177,823,458 8,061,862 17.4835 2.275%
1980 362,332,604 180,426,492 181,906,112 7,970,326 17.8791 2.2%
1981 370,214,132 184,290,265 185,923,866 7,792,729 18.268 2.105%
1982 378,073,941 188,135,718 189,938,222 7,926,889 18.6558 2.097%
1983 386,071,046 192,050,750 194,020,296 8,067,321 19.0504 2.09%
1984 394,125,323 195,997,358 198,127,964 8,041,233 19.4479 2.04%
1985 402,164,075 199,939,076 202,225,000 8,036,273 19.8445 1.998%
1986 410,179,799 203,870,979 206,308,820 7,995,174 20.2401 1.949%
1987 418,193,800 207,799,637 210,394,162 8,032,827 20.6355 1.921%
1988 426,258,530 211,753,245 214,505,284 8,096,633 21.0335 1.9%
1989 434,345,556 215,714,932 218,630,623 8,077,420 21.4325 1.86%
1990 442,565,114 219,737,562 222,827,552 8,361,696 21.8381 1.889%
1991 450,839,607 223,781,085 227,058,522 8,187,291 22.2464 1.816%
1992 459,026,864 227,777,345 231,249,519 8,187,222 22.6504 1.784%
1993 467,183,201 231,759,444 235,423,758 8,125,452 23.0529 1.739%
1994 475,330,393 235,745,894 239,584,499 8,168,932 23.4549 1.719%
1995 483,431,616 239,713,074 243,718,542 8,033,513 23.8546 1.662%
1996 491,423,986 243,620,291 247,803,696 7,951,229 24.249 1.618%
1997 499,347,530 247,491,114 251,856,417 7,895,859 24.64 1.581%
1998 507,199,406 251,325,905 255,873,501 7,807,892 25.0274 1.539%
1999 514,937,047 255,102,147 259,834,900 7,667,391 25.4092 1.489%
2000 522,512,130 258,784,225 263,727,905 7,482,774 25.783 1.432%
2001 529,912,689 262,377,947 267,534,742 7,318,346 26.1482 1.381%
2002 537,159,484 265,900,077 271,259,407 7,175,242 26.5058 1.336%
2003 544,202,034 269,321,061 274,880,973 6,909,857 26.8533 1.27%
2004 551,122,120 272,684,394 278,437,726 6,930,316 27.1948 1.258%
2005 557,964,020 276,010,177 281,953,844 6,753,485 27.5324 1.21%
2006 564,664,743 279,267,655 285,397,088 6,647,960 27.863 1.177%
2007 571,246,589 282,465,850 288,780,738 6,515,732 28.1878 1.141%
2008 577,692,625 285,579,340 292,113,286 6,376,341 28.5059 1.104%
2009 584,072,346 288,645,080 295,427,266 6,383,101 28.8207 1.093%
2010 590,547,013 291,765,328 298,781,684 6,566,232 29.1402 1.112%
2011 597,179,842 294,975,650 302,204,192 6,699,426 29.4675 1.122%
2012 603,818,795 298,192,520 305,626,274 6,578,480 29.7951 1.089%
2013 610,323,374 301,341,726 308,981,648 6,430,677 30.116 1.054%
2014 616,734,059 304,451,343 312,282,716 6,390,695 30.4324 1.036%
2015 623,076,488 307,527,954 315,548,534 6,294,162 30.7453 1.01%
2016 629,341,008 310,558,520 318,782,488 6,234,879 31.0544 0.991%
2017 635,448,200 313,507,502 321,940,698 5,979,503 31.3558 0.941%
2018 641,303,732 316,332,964 324,970,769 5,731,562 31.6447 0.894%
2019 646,846,756 318,988,766 327,857,991 5,354,487 31.9182 0.828%
2020 651,836,122 321,312,047 330,524,074 4,624,243 32.1644 0.709%
2021 656,098,097 323,223,452 332,874,645 3,899,708 32.3747 0.594%
2022 660,269,074 325,127,585 335,141,488 4,442,245 32.5806 0.673%
2023 664,997,121 327,367,145 337,629,976 5,013,850 32.8139 0.754%
2024 669,972,862 329,742,509 340,230,352 4,937,632 33.0594 0.737%

Statements that can be derived from Latin America and the Caribbean's population data

  • Latin America and the Caribbean has a population of 669,972,862 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Latin America and the Caribbean's population is equivalent to 8.37% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Latin America and the Caribbean's population will grow with 4,937,632 people.
  • In 2024, 151,950 more people will emigrate from Latin America and the Caribbean than immigrate to the country.
  • The median age of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean is 31.35 years.
  • In Latin America and the Caribbean there are 33.06 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 11.71 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • In Latin America and the Caribbean, 329,742,509 of the total population are male, and 340,230,352 are female.

Future Population of Latin America and the Caribbean (2024 - 2100)

Latin America and the Caribbean's population is set to decrease in the future from 669,972,862 people to 647,399,703 people. A decrease of the population size by 284.59% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 669,972,862 329,742,509 340,230,352 4,937,632 33.0594 0.737%
2025 674,862,046 332,075,029 342,787,018 4,840,736 33.3006 0.717%
2026 679,658,984 334,361,602 345,297,382 4,753,140 33.5373 0.699%
2027 684,342,135 336,592,062 347,750,073 4,613,161 33.7684 0.674%
2028 688,891,348 338,756,545 350,134,803 4,485,267 33.9929 0.651%
2029 693,307,100 340,855,693 352,451,407 4,346,236 34.2108 0.627%
2030 697,584,818 342,887,587 354,697,231 4,209,200 34.4219 0.603%
2031 701,715,603 344,847,958 356,867,645 4,052,370 34.6257 0.577%
2032 705,691,458 346,733,362 358,958,095 3,899,339 34.8219 0.553%
2033 709,515,077 348,545,840 360,969,236 3,747,900 35.0106 0.528%
2034 713,189,709 350,287,602 362,902,107 3,601,364 35.1919 0.505%
2035 716,709,348 351,956,172 364,753,176 3,437,913 35.3656 0.48%
2036 720,071,170 353,550,438 366,520,732 3,285,733 35.5315 0.456%
2037 723,272,123 355,069,106 368,203,017 3,116,172 35.6894 0.431%
2038 726,298,321 356,505,689 369,792,631 2,936,223 35.8387 0.404%
2039 729,147,708 357,859,442 371,288,267 2,762,553 35.9793 0.379%
2040 731,825,473 359,133,527 372,691,945 2,592,975 36.1115 0.354%
2041 734,325,076 360,324,963 374,000,113 2,406,232 36.2348 0.328%
2042 736,642,964 361,431,827 375,211,138 2,229,545 36.3492 0.303%
2043 738,781,784 362,455,866 376,325,919 2,048,094 36.4547 0.277%
2044 740,751,228 363,401,923 377,349,305 1,890,792 36.5519 0.255%
2045 742,562,066 364,275,730 378,286,335 1,730,883 36.6413 0.233%
2046 744,211,777 365,076,359 379,135,417 1,568,539 36.7227 0.211%
2047 745,701,301 365,804,300 379,897,001 1,410,510 36.7962 0.189%
2048 747,025,756 366,457,178 380,568,578 1,238,401 36.8615 0.166%
2049 748,180,118 367,032,385 381,147,733 1,070,323 36.9185 0.143%
2050 749,168,715 367,532,112 381,636,603 906,870 36.9673 0.121%
2051 749,995,595 367,957,963 382,037,632 746,890 37.0081 0.1%
2052 750,669,069 368,313,903 382,355,166 600,058 37.0413 0.08%
2053 751,195,421 368,603,134 382,592,287 452,646 37.0673 0.06%
2054 751,571,343 368,823,295 382,748,048 299,199 37.0858 0.04%
2055 751,794,191 368,972,798 382,821,393 146,495 37.0968 0.019%
2056 751,864,375 369,051,787 382,812,588 -6,127 37.1003 -0.001%
2057 751,790,750 369,064,372 382,726,378 -141,122 37.0966 -0.019%
2058 751,580,300 369,013,173 382,567,127 -279,777 37.0863 -0.037%
2059 751,224,861 368,893,697 382,331,165 -431,102 37.0687 -0.057%
2060 750,731,731 368,709,927 382,021,803 -555,158 37.0444 -0.074%
2061 750,107,370 368,464,751 381,642,620 -693,563 37.0136 -0.092%
2062 749,349,208 368,156,221 381,192,987 -822,762 36.9762 -0.11%
2063 748,458,380 367,784,271 380,674,108 -958,895 36.9322 -0.128%
2064 747,432,962 367,347,666 380,085,296 -1,091,939 36.8816 -0.146%
2065 746,272,728 366,845,946 379,426,782 -1,228,530 36.8244 -0.165%
2066 744,972,858 366,276,739 378,696,119 -1,371,210 36.7602 -0.184%
2067 743,538,527 365,642,588 377,895,939 -1,497,453 36.6894 -0.201%
2068 741,976,335 364,946,296 377,030,040 -1,626,930 36.6124 -0.219%
2069 740,288,729 364,189,310 376,099,419 -1,748,282 36.5291 -0.236%
2070 738,481,454 363,374,267 375,107,188 -1,866,267 36.4399 -0.253%
2071 736,557,096 362,501,436 374,055,661 -1,982,449 36.3449 -0.269%
2072 734,511,385 361,568,572 372,942,813 -2,108,974 36.244 -0.287%
2073 732,341,751 360,574,866 371,766,885 -2,230,294 36.1369 -0.305%
2074 730,057,577 359,524,841 370,532,736 -2,338,054 36.0242 -0.32%
2075 727,664,839 358,420,649 369,244,190 -2,447,422 35.9062 -0.336%
2076 725,172,198 357,266,930 367,905,268 -2,537,861 35.7832 -0.35%
2077 722,585,519 356,066,550 366,518,970 -2,635,496 35.6555 -0.365%
2078 719,907,015 354,820,103 365,086,911 -2,721,513 35.5234 -0.378%
2079 717,144,170 353,531,613 363,612,557 -2,804,176 35.387 -0.391%
2080 714,296,369 352,200,238 362,096,131 -2,891,426 35.2465 -0.405%
2081 711,367,716 350,827,404 360,540,312 -2,965,879 35.102 -0.417%
2082 708,366,166 349,416,518 358,949,648 -3,037,222 34.9539 -0.429%
2083 705,303,295 347,973,727 357,329,568 -3,088,520 34.8027 -0.438%
2084 702,183,385 346,501,568 355,681,817 -3,151,300 34.6488 -0.449%
2085 699,004,076 344,998,586 354,005,490 -3,207,318 34.4919 -0.459%
2086 695,773,701 343,469,322 352,304,379 -3,253,432 34.3325 -0.468%
2087 692,496,897 341,915,812 350,581,085 -3,300,176 34.1708 -0.477%
2088 689,179,907 340,340,735 348,839,172 -3,333,804 34.0071 -0.484%
2089 685,826,907 338,746,314 347,080,593 -3,372,196 33.8417 -0.492%
2090 682,437,453 337,132,106 345,305,347 -3,406,711 33.6744 -0.499%
2091 679,014,419 335,499,940 343,514,480 -3,439,357 33.5055 -0.507%
2092 675,563,140 333,852,839 341,710,302 -3,463,202 33.3352 -0.513%
2093 672,089,957 332,193,348 339,896,609 -3,483,164 33.1639 -0.518%
2094 668,597,248 330,522,383 338,074,866 -3,502,253 32.9915 -0.524%
2095 665,086,123 328,840,347 336,245,775 -3,519,999 32.8183 -0.529%
2096 661,563,670 327,151,186 334,412,485 -3,524,905 32.6444 -0.533%
2097 658,035,078 325,457,985 332,577,094 -3,532,280 32.4703 -0.537%
2098 654,495,866 323,757,469 330,738,398 -3,546,144 32.2957 -0.542%
2099 650,950,116 322,051,517 328,898,600 -3,545,355 32.1207 -0.545%
2100 647,399,703 320,341,804 327,057,900 -3,555,471 31.9455 -0.549%

Population Density of Latin America and the Caribbean

Today, Latin America and the Caribbean has a population density of 33.0594 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 8.3064 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 33.0594 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Latin America and the Caribbean is projected to reach a population density of 31.9455 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Latin America and the Caribbean Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Latin America and the Caribbean's Population

The population growth rate of Latin America and the Caribbean currently stands at 0.737% as of July 1, 2024. This is a decrease by 0.064 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Latin America and the Caribbean will decrease to 0.737%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Latin America and the Caribbean's population growth is projected to land at a negative rate of -0.549% by the year 2100.

Population Growth Rate of Latin America and the Caribbean Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Growth Rate
1950 2.612%
1960 2.768%
1970 2.453%
1980 2.2%
1990 1.889%
2000 1.432%
2010 1.112%
2020 0.709%
Year Growth Rate
2030 0.603%
2040 0.354%
2050 0.121%
2060 -0.074%
2070 -0.253%
2080 -0.405%
2090 -0.499%
2100 -0.549%
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Life Expectancy of Latin America and the Caribbean

Today, Latin America and the Caribbean has an average life expectancy of 76.0613 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 48.5587 years since the 1950 to 76.0613 years in 2024. In the future, Latin America and the Caribbean is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 87.2284 years of age, by the year 2100.

Life Expectancy of Latin America and the Caribbean Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 48,558
1960 54,655
1970 58,609
1980 63,332
1990 67,658
2000 71,137
2010 73,194
2020 73,094
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 77,182
2040 78,964
2050 80,637
2060 82,183
2070 83,573
2080 84,853
2090 86,059
2100 87,228
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Migration to and from Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2024 Latin America and the Caribbean will see net migrations of -151,950 people. This means that 151,950 more people will emigrate from Latin America and the Caribbean 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 Latin America and the Caribbean was -175,469.

Net Migration for Latin America and the Caribbean Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Net Migration
1950 -23,226
1960 -241,884
1970 -423,225
1980 -636,260
1990 -631,497
2000 -944,826
2010 -596,921
2020 -163,805
Year Net Migration
2030 -172,035
2040 -202,866
2050 -196,094
2060 -196,094
2070 -196,094
2080 -196,094
2090 -196,094
2100 -196,094
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Births in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2024, Latin America and the Caribbean will see 9,539,606 babies be born. That is a decrease when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Latin America and the Caribbean in 2022, when the country saw 9,625,620 new borns.

Births Latin America and the Caribbean Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 7,345,600
1960 9,243,503
1970 10,503,772
1980 11,681,707
1990 12,020,339
2000 11,600,070
2010 10,857,923
2020 9,854,193
Year Births
2030 9,309,648
2040 8,698,971
2050 8,015,007
2060 7,437,700
2070 6,911,979
2080 6,373,578
2090 5,915,329
2100 5,478,045
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Deaths in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2024, 4,449,801 people will die in Latin America and the Caribbean. That is an increase of Latin America and the Caribbean's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 5,007,728 deaths.

Deaths Latin America and the Caribbean Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 2,925,484
1960 2,918,475
1970 3,053,103
1980 3,074,936
1990 3,026,889
2000 3,172,244
2010 3,694,621
2020 5,066,101
Year Births
2030 4,928,216
2040 5,902,990
2050 6,911,852
2060 7,796,620
2070 8,581,985
2080 9,068,774
2090 9,125,675
2100 8,837,110
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Median Age in Latin America and the Caribbean

The median age of Latin America and the Caribbean has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Latin America and the Caribbean will reach 49.1841 years of age, by the year 2100.

Median Age in Latin America and the Caribbean Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Median Age
1950 18.3381
1960 17.499
1970 17.3796
1980 18.7409
1990 20.7232
2000 23.1918
2010 26.3819
2020 29.9345
Year Median Age
2030 33.6105
2040 37.2026
2050 40.3794
2060 43.2229
2070 45.3405
2080 46.9121
2090 48.1905
2100 49.1841
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Fertility Rate in Latin America and the Caribbean

The fertility rate of Latin America and the Caribbean has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Latin America and the Caribbean will reach 1.6774 births per woman, by the year 2100.

Fertility Rate in Latin America and the Caribbean Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 5.7971
1960 5.8649
1970 5.1856
1980 4.1604
1990 3.2525
2000 2.6086
2010 2.1915
2020 1.895
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 1.7983
2040 1.7521
2050 1.7238
2060 1.709
2070 1.6926
2080 1.6822
2090 1.6819
2100 1.6774
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Infant Mortality Rate in Latin America and the Caribbean

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 Latin America and the Caribbean while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Latin America and the Caribbean has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 144.3151. Today, Latin America and the Caribbean has a much better infant mortality rate of 11.713 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Latin America and the Caribbean is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 2.5738 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

Infant Mortality Rate in Latin America and the Caribbean Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 144.3151
1960 113.9145
1970 89.2761
1980 65.0334
1990 43.7323
2000 27.2956
2010 18.3137
2020 13.854
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 9.7443
2040 7.4008
2050 5.7915
2060 4.6852
2070 3.8985
2080 3.3414
2090 2.9131
2100 2.5738
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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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