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Latin America and the Caribbean: Population estimates and projections

Revision 2019

The estimates and projections of population of the 20 Latin American countries at national level, which are presented on this web site, were prepared by CELADE- Population Division of ECLAC in conjunction with the Population Division of the United Nations (UNDP), and correspond to the medium variant of fertility. These figures include updates of the urban and rural population and of the economically active population resulting from changes in the total population. The national estimates and population projections the 1950-2100 period, those of the urban-rural population cover the 1950-2050 period, and those of the economically active population cover the 1980-2050 period.

Unlike the previous revision, this one includes estimates and population projections for the Caribbean countries which have been prepared by UNDP. The figures published here, as well as the eight additional variants elaborated by UNDP, are also available via the following link: https://population.un.org/wpp/.

TOPICS

  • TOTAL POPULATION
    AGING PROCESS
    RURAL URBAN POPULATION (only for Latin American countries)
    ECONOMICALLY ACTIVE POPULATION (only for Latin American countries)

Latin America and the Caribbean

Comparative tables

Latin America

Argentina

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

Cuba

Ecuador

El Salvador

Guatemala

Haiti

Honduras

Mexico

Nicaragua

Panama

Paraguay

Peru

Dominican Republic

Uruguay

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

The Caribbean*

Antigua and Barbuda

Aruba

Bahamas

Barbados

Belice

Curaçao

French Guyana

Granada

Guadeloupe

Guyana

Jamaica

Martinica

Puerto Rico

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Saint Lucia

Suriname

Trinidad y TObago

United States Virgin Islands

Source: CELADE- Population Division of ECLAC. 2019 Revision and United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2019). World Population Prospects 2019, Online Edition.

*Countries or areas listed individually are only those with 90,000 inhabitants or more in 2019; the rest are included in the aggregates but are not listed separately. The designations employed and the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory or area or its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. The names and composition of geographical areas follow those presented in “Standard country or area codes for statistical use” (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.M/49/Rev.3), available at http://unstats.un.org/unsd/methods/m49/m49.htm.