๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Population of Northern America

381,048,005
Current Population of Northern America
2,127,566
Net population growth this year
20.43
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Northern America reached 381,048,005, of which 188,671,424 people are male and 192,376,581 female. The country has a population density of 20.4295 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 0.558% for the year. According to the latest data, Northern America is set to increase its population size by 2,127,566 people next year. Making the total population count of Northern America 381,048,005 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Northern America (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Northern America grown from 162,089,353 people to 381,048,005. An increase of the population size by 135.09% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 162,089,353 80,514,070 81,575,283 2,671,106 8.6903 1.648%
1951 164,749,833 81,948,042 82,801,791 2,649,854 8.8329 1.608%
1952 167,494,177 83,448,166 84,046,012 2,838,835 8.98 1.695%
1953 170,420,514 84,806,336 85,614,179 3,013,839 9.1369 1.769%
1954 173,598,022 86,379,158 87,218,864 3,341,176 9.3073 1.925%
1955 176,940,530 88,064,660 88,875,870 3,343,840 9.4865 1.89%
1956 180,302,051 89,722,449 90,579,602 3,379,201 9.6667 1.874%
1957 183,672,449 91,351,695 92,320,754 3,361,596 9.8474 1.83%
1958 187,335,604 93,141,346 94,194,258 3,964,715 10.0438 2.116%
1959 190,926,574 94,885,311 96,041,262 3,217,223 10.2363 1.685%
1960 194,177,008 96,419,784 97,757,224 3,283,647 10.4106 1.691%
1961 197,442,207 97,936,970 99,505,237 3,246,751 10.5857 1.644%
1962 200,623,682 99,396,828 101,226,855 3,116,199 10.7562 1.553%
1963 203,706,745 100,810,932 102,895,813 3,049,927 10.9215 1.497%
1964 206,691,982 102,177,942 104,514,040 2,920,545 11.0816 1.413%
1965 209,482,854 103,400,530 106,082,324 2,661,199 11.2312 1.27%
1966 211,979,518 104,400,974 107,578,545 2,332,131 11.3651 1.1%
1967 214,286,308 105,287,503 108,998,805 2,281,448 11.4888 1.065%
1968 216,573,634 106,230,300 110,343,334 2,293,205 11.6114 1.059%
1969 218,993,970 107,336,040 111,657,930 2,547,465 11.7412 1.163%
1970 221,865,907 108,759,552 113,106,354 3,196,409 11.8951 1.441%
1971 224,901,244 110,304,804 114,596,440 2,874,267 12.0579 1.278%
1972 227,566,327 111,632,804 115,933,523 2,455,898 12.2007 1.079%
1973 229,923,512 112,763,949 117,159,562 2,258,471 12.3271 0.982%
1974 232,198,019 113,831,661 118,366,358 2,290,544 12.4491 0.986%
1975 234,519,142 114,912,408 119,606,735 2,351,703 12.5735 1.003%
1976 236,821,063 115,978,439 120,842,624 2,252,139 12.6969 0.951%
1977 239,261,912 117,106,352 122,155,561 2,629,559 12.8278 1.099%
1978 241,953,380 118,350,172 123,603,207 2,753,375 12.9721 1.138%
1979 244,791,543 119,681,788 125,109,754 2,922,952 13.1243 1.194%
1980 247,761,304 121,101,389 126,659,916 3,016,571 13.2835 1.218%
1981 250,580,512 122,470,023 128,110,489 2,621,844 13.4346 1.046%
1982 253,214,700 123,766,286 129,448,414 2,646,532 13.5759 1.045%
1983 255,863,568 125,084,981 130,778,587 2,651,204 13.7179 1.036%
1984 258,482,369 126,401,151 132,081,218 2,586,398 13.8583 1.001%
1985 261,105,161 127,726,828 133,378,334 2,659,187 13.9989 1.018%
1986 263,744,843 129,069,714 134,675,130 2,620,178 14.1404 0.993%
1987 266,406,972 130,420,525 135,986,448 2,704,079 14.2832 1.015%
1988 269,220,718 131,844,706 137,376,012 2,923,411 14.434 1.086%
1989 272,317,228 133,420,002 138,897,226 3,269,610 14.6 1.201%
1990 275,860,329 135,223,983 140,636,347 3,816,592 14.79 1.384%
1991 279,695,833 137,179,904 142,515,928 3,854,415 14.9956 1.378%
1992 283,643,363 139,190,008 144,453,356 4,040,647 15.2073 1.425%
1993 287,568,763 141,173,810 146,394,953 3,810,152 15.4177 1.325%
1994 291,375,997 143,095,418 148,280,578 3,804,316 15.6218 1.306%
1995 295,071,643 144,967,623 150,104,020 3,586,976 15.82 1.216%
1996 298,700,407 146,810,881 151,889,525 3,670,552 16.0145 1.229%
1997 302,400,883 148,694,589 153,706,294 3,730,400 16.2129 1.234%
1998 306,102,899 150,591,658 155,511,241 3,673,631 16.4114 1.2%
1999 309,704,740 152,462,106 157,242,634 3,530,052 16.6045 1.14%
2000 313,205,695 154,282,412 158,923,282 3,471,858 16.7922 1.109%
2001 316,597,666 156,010,572 160,587,094 3,312,084 16.9741 1.046%
2002 319,797,596 157,592,502 162,205,093 3,087,775 17.1456 0.966%
2003 322,854,669 159,090,749 163,763,919 3,026,371 17.3095 0.937%
2004 325,985,321 160,651,160 165,334,161 3,234,934 17.4774 0.992%
2005 329,184,546 162,254,354 166,930,192 3,163,517 17.6489 0.961%
2006 332,410,934 163,861,371 168,549,563 3,289,258 17.8219 0.99%
2007 335,731,785 165,498,493 170,233,292 3,352,444 17.9999 0.999%
2008 339,039,344 167,119,617 171,919,727 3,262,674 18.1773 0.962%
2009 342,231,802 168,681,394 173,550,408 3,122,242 18.3484 0.912%
2010 345,272,107 170,168,733 175,103,374 2,958,369 18.5114 0.857%
2011 348,326,006 171,746,331 176,579,675 3,149,427 18.6752 0.904%
2012 351,468,986 173,447,111 178,021,875 3,136,533 18.8437 0.892%
2013 354,564,457 175,119,254 179,445,203 3,054,410 19.0096 0.861%
2014 357,563,868 176,732,932 180,830,936 2,944,412 19.1704 0.823%
2015 360,464,919 178,285,478 182,179,441 2,857,690 19.326 0.793%
2016 363,448,679 179,877,726 183,570,954 3,109,830 19.4859 0.856%
2017 366,470,737 181,488,038 184,982,699 2,934,287 19.648 0.801%
2018 369,300,738 182,992,320 186,308,418 2,725,714 19.7997 0.738%
2019 371,967,922 184,403,300 187,564,622 2,608,654 19.9427 0.701%
2020 373,956,671 185,394,357 188,562,314 1,368,844 20.0493 0.366%
2021 375,278,947 185,965,130 189,313,816 1,275,707 20.1202 0.34%
2022 376,870,696 186,671,948 190,198,748 1,907,792 20.2056 0.506%
2023 378,904,407 187,633,644 191,270,763 2,159,630 20.3146 0.57%
2024 381,048,005 188,671,424 192,376,581 2,127,566 20.4295 0.558%

Statements that can be derived from Northern America's population data

  • Northern America has a population of 381,048,005 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Northern America's population is equivalent to 4.76% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Northern America's population will grow with 2,127,566 people.
  • In 2024, 1,248,070 more people will immigrate to Northern America than emigrate from the country.
  • The median age of the population in Northern America is 38.59 years.
  • In Northern America there are 20.43 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 4.66 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Northern America.
  • In Northern America, 188,671,424 of the total population are male, and 192,376,581 are female.

Future Population of Northern America (2024 - 2100)

Northern America's population is set to incease in the future from 381,048,005 people to 448,026,120 people. An increase of the population size by 176.41% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 381,048,005 188,671,424 192,376,581 2,127,566 20.4295 0.558%
2025 383,161,331 189,696,471 193,464,860 2,099,086 20.5428 0.548%
2026 385,245,078 190,708,920 194,536,158 2,068,409 20.6545 0.537%
2027 387,295,922 191,707,260 195,588,662 2,033,279 20.7645 0.525%
2028 389,316,784 192,693,158 196,623,625 2,008,443 20.8728 0.516%
2029 391,316,698 193,671,917 197,644,780 1,991,385 20.9801 0.509%
2030 393,296,506 194,643,677 198,652,828 1,968,232 21.0862 0.5%
2031 395,248,171 195,604,584 199,643,586 1,935,097 21.1908 0.49%
2032 397,163,536 196,551,534 200,612,002 1,895,633 21.2935 0.477%
2033 399,042,027 197,483,778 201,558,250 1,861,350 21.3943 0.466%
2034 400,871,884 198,394,844 202,477,039 1,798,363 21.4924 0.449%
2035 402,643,537 199,281,424 203,362,113 1,744,945 21.5873 0.433%
2036 404,360,244 200,146,073 204,214,172 1,688,468 21.6794 0.418%
2037 406,016,075 200,985,294 205,030,782 1,623,195 21.7682 0.4%
2038 407,599,361 201,793,346 205,806,014 1,543,375 21.853 0.379%
2039 409,115,727 202,573,057 206,542,670 1,489,359 21.9343 0.364%
2040 410,560,796 203,322,259 207,238,536 1,400,777 22.0118 0.341%
2041 411,932,726 204,040,053 207,892,674 1,343,085 22.0854 0.326%
2042 413,243,236 204,732,394 208,510,843 1,277,935 22.1556 0.309%
2043 414,483,943 205,394,116 209,089,828 1,203,479 22.2222 0.29%
2044 415,659,177 206,026,341 209,632,836 1,146,989 22.2852 0.276%
2045 416,765,992 206,627,913 210,138,078 1,066,639 22.3445 0.256%
2046 417,804,094 207,199,136 210,604,958 1,009,566 22.4002 0.242%
2047 418,783,546 207,744,120 211,039,425 949,337 22.4527 0.227%
2048 419,702,405 208,261,357 211,441,048 888,383 22.5019 0.212%
2049 420,573,789 208,756,672 211,817,116 854,384 22.5487 0.203%
2050 421,397,985 209,228,646 212,169,339 794,007 22.5928 0.188%
2051 422,170,990 209,675,459 212,495,531 752,004 22.6343 0.178%
2052 422,912,699 210,107,662 212,805,037 731,414 22.6741 0.173%
2053 423,633,459 210,529,466 213,103,993 710,106 22.7127 0.168%
2054 424,342,088 210,944,288 213,397,801 707,152 22.7507 0.167%
2055 425,043,515 211,354,323 213,689,193 695,703 22.7883 0.164%
2056 425,743,536 211,763,104 213,980,432 704,337 22.8258 0.165%
2057 426,449,542 212,172,681 214,276,861 707,676 22.8637 0.166%
2058 427,160,485 212,582,124 214,578,361 714,210 22.9018 0.167%
2059 427,878,980 212,993,374 214,885,606 722,781 22.9403 0.169%
2060 428,607,143 213,405,902 215,201,241 733,543 22.9794 0.171%
2061 429,347,465 213,821,499 215,525,966 747,102 23.019 0.174%
2062 430,103,383 214,242,389 215,860,994 764,734 23.0596 0.178%
2063 430,878,529 214,669,748 216,208,781 785,557 23.1011 0.182%
2064 431,668,725 215,100,894 216,567,830 794,835 23.1435 0.184%
2065 432,466,239 215,532,573 216,933,666 800,194 23.1863 0.185%
2066 433,267,543 215,963,366 217,304,176 802,414 23.2292 0.185%
2067 434,069,046 216,391,019 217,678,028 800,593 23.2722 0.184%
2068 434,869,639 216,814,556 218,055,083 800,592 23.3151 0.184%
2069 435,655,518 217,227,265 218,428,252 771,165 23.3572 0.177%
2070 436,416,085 217,625,248 218,790,836 749,970 23.398 0.172%
2071 437,167,122 218,016,906 219,150,216 752,103 23.4383 0.172%
2072 437,902,238 218,398,650 219,503,588 718,131 23.4777 0.164%
2073 438,604,558 218,761,536 219,843,022 686,509 23.5154 0.157%
2074 439,269,445 219,103,450 220,165,995 643,265 23.551 0.146%
2075 439,895,173 219,423,910 220,471,264 608,191 23.5846 0.138%
2076 440,482,370 219,724,274 220,758,096 566,202 23.616 0.129%
2077 441,033,329 220,006,457 221,026,872 535,717 23.6456 0.121%
2078 441,551,108 220,271,027 221,280,082 499,841 23.6733 0.113%
2079 442,028,720 220,514,794 221,513,926 455,382 23.6989 0.103%
2080 442,464,213 220,736,953 221,727,260 415,603 23.7223 0.094%
2081 442,865,862 220,941,363 221,924,499 387,696 23.7438 0.088%
2082 443,236,806 221,131,665 222,105,140 354,191 23.7637 0.08%
2083 443,580,807 221,308,847 222,271,960 333,812 23.7822 0.075%
2084 443,903,737 221,474,802 222,428,934 312,048 23.7995 0.07%
2085 444,204,557 221,629,942 222,574,614 289,591 23.8156 0.065%
2086 444,490,542 221,777,452 222,713,090 282,380 23.8309 0.064%
2087 444,762,383 221,918,276 222,844,107 261,302 23.8455 0.059%
2088 445,021,539 222,053,237 222,968,302 257,010 23.8594 0.058%
2089 445,276,791 222,186,271 223,090,521 253,495 23.8731 0.057%
2090 445,522,605 222,314,306 223,208,298 238,132 23.8863 0.053%
2091 445,766,415 222,441,313 223,325,101 249,488 23.8993 0.056%
2092 446,015,282 222,571,758 223,443,524 248,247 23.9127 0.056%
2093 446,263,270 222,701,894 223,561,375 247,727 23.926 0.056%
2094 446,512,807 222,831,818 223,680,988 251,347 23.9394 0.056%
2095 446,766,722 222,963,820 223,802,902 256,483 23.953 0.057%
2096 447,031,086 223,102,522 223,928,564 272,244 23.9671 0.061%
2097 447,294,621 223,242,249 224,052,372 254,825 23.9813 0.057%
2098 447,547,761 223,378,149 224,169,612 251,456 23.9948 0.056%
2099 447,790,290 223,509,580 224,280,710 233,601 24.0078 0.052%
2100 448,026,120 223,637,333 224,388,787 238,060 24.0205 0.053%

Population Density of Northern America

Today, Northern America has a population density of 20.4295 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 8.6903 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 20.4295 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Northern America is projected to reach a population density of 24.0205 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Northern America Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Northern America's Population

The population growth rate of Northern America currently stands at 0.558% as of July 1, 2024. This is a decrease by 0.052 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Northern America will decrease to 0.558%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Northern America's population growth is projected to land at a positive rate of 0.053% by the year 2100.

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

Year Growth Rate
1950 1.648%
1960 1.691%
1970 1.441%
1980 1.218%
1990 1.384%
2000 1.109%
2010 0.857%
2020 0.366%
Year Growth Rate
2030 0.5%
2040 0.341%
2050 0.188%
2060 0.171%
2070 0.172%
2080 0.094%
2090 0.053%
2100 0.053%
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Life Expectancy of Northern America

Today, Northern America has an average life expectancy of 80.2268 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 68.0427 years since the 1950 to 80.2268 years in 2024. In the future, Northern America is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 89.9793 years of age, by the year 2100.

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

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 68,042
1960 69,901
1970 70,896
1980 73,842
1990 75,568
2000 77,040
2010 79,025
2020 77,869
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 81,137
2040 82,634
2050 84,031
2060 85,309
2070 86,508
2080 87,679
2090 88,821
2100 89,979
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Migration to and from Northern America

In 2024 Northern America will see net migrations of 1,248,070 people. This means that 1,248,070 more people will immigrate to Northern America 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 Northern America was 1,247,030.

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

Year Net Migration
1950 473,444
1960 627,988
1970 1,233,944
1980 1,224,231
1990 1,566,239
2000 1,680,928
2010 1,257,796
2020 870,890
Year Net Migration
2030 1,296,555
2040 1,287,413
2050 1,276,875
2060 1,276,875
2070 1,276,875
2080 1,276,875
2090 1,276,875
2100 1,276,875
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Births in Northern America

In 2024, Northern America will see 4,143,287 babies be born. That is an increase when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Northern America in 2022, when the country saw 4,104,376 new borns.

Births Northern America Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 3,749,583
1960 4,466,678
1970 4,001,621
1980 3,917,924
1990 4,568,125
2000 4,399,832
2010 4,411,162
2020 4,042,381
Year Births
2030 4,254,041
2040 4,300,147
2050 4,114,599
2060 4,100,546
2070 4,163,890
2080 4,079,738
2090 4,056,901
2100 4,074,768
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Deaths in Northern America

In 2024, 3,263,765 people will die in Northern America. That is an increase of Northern America's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 3,443,608 deaths.

Deaths Northern America Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 1,551,914
1960 1,811,029
1970 2,039,147
1980 2,125,573
1990 2,317,754
2000 2,608,888
2010 2,710,578
2020 3,544,380
Year Births
2030 3,582,326
2040 4,186,785
2050 4,597,446
2060 4,643,833
2070 4,690,775
2080 4,940,966
2090 5,095,610
2100 5,113,551
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Median Age in Northern America

The median age of Northern America has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Northern America will reach 47.4346 years of age, by the year 2100.

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

Year Median Age
1950 29.0431
1960 28.3352
1970 26.9975
1980 28.965
1990 31.7876
2000 34.3282
2010 36.3409
2020 37.7223
Year Median Age
2030 39.8984
2040 41.7833
2050 43.3516
2060 44.8397
2070 45.6447
2080 46.3225
2090 47.0349
2100 47.4346
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Fertility Rate in Northern America

The fertility rate of Northern America has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Northern America will reach 1.6926 births per woman, by the year 2100.

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

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 2.9742
1960 3.5827
1970 2.4529
1980 1.8213
1990 2.0445
2000 1.9933
2010 1.9039
2020 1.6252
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 1.659
2040 1.6644
2050 1.6804
2060 1.6828
2070 1.6899
2080 1.6945
2090 1.6998
2100 1.6926
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Infant Mortality Rate in Northern America

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 Northern America while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Northern America has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 32.7073. Today, Northern America has a much better infant mortality rate of 4.662 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Northern America is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 1.1391 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

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

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 32.7073
1960 26.5258
1970 20.7302
1980 12.5018
1990 9.4206
2000 7.0232
2010 6.0858
2020 5.3587
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 3.9597
2040 3.0799
2050 2.481
2060 2.0646
2070 1.7569
2080 1.5115
2090 1.312
2100 1.1391
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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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