Guayaquil, Ecuador Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Guayaquil, Ecuador metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Guayaquil in 2020 is 2,994,000, a 1.63% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Guayaquil in 2019 was 2,946,000, a 1.62% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Guayaquil in 2018 was 2,899,000, a 1.93% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Guayaquil in 2017 was 2,844,000, a 1.9% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Ecuador
City Name Population
Guayaquil 2,994,000
Quito 1,874,000
Cuenca 418,000
Santo Domingo 355,000
Guayaquil - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 2,994,000 1.63%
2019 2,946,000 1.62%
2018 2,899,000 1.93%
2017 2,844,000 1.90%
2016 2,791,000 1.94%
2015 2,738,000 1.90%
2014 2,687,000 1.93%
2013 2,636,000 1.93%
2012 2,586,000 1.89%
2011 2,538,000 1.85%
2010 2,492,000 1.67%
2009 2,451,000 1.66%
2008 2,411,000 1.69%
2007 2,371,000 1.67%
2006 2,332,000 1.70%
2005 2,293,000 1.69%
2004 2,255,000 1.67%
2003 2,218,000 1.70%
2002 2,181,000 2.11%
2001 2,136,000 2.84%
2000 2,077,000 2.82%
1999 2,020,000 2.80%
1998 1,965,000 2.83%
1997 1,911,000 2.80%
1996 1,859,000 2.82%
1995 1,808,000 2.84%
1994 1,758,000 2.81%
1993 1,710,000 2.83%
1992 1,663,000 2.84%
1991 1,617,000 2.86%
1990 1,572,000 3.08%
1989 1,525,000 3.04%
1988 1,480,000 3.06%
1987 1,436,000 3.09%
1986 1,393,000 3.03%
1985 1,352,000 3.05%
1984 1,312,000 3.06%
1983 1,273,000 3.75%
1982 1,227,000 4.69%
1981 1,172,000 4.64%
1980 1,120,000 4.77%
1979 1,069,000 4.60%
1978 1,022,000 4.71%
1977 976,000 4.72%
1976 932,000 4.72%
1975 890,000 4.71%
1974 850,000 4.29%
1973 815,000 4.22%
1972 782,000 4.27%
1971 750,000 4.31%
1970 719,000 4.20%
1969 690,000 4.39%
1968 661,000 4.26%
1967 634,000 4.28%
1966 608,000 4.29%
1965 583,000 4.29%
1964 559,000 4.29%
1963 536,000 4.89%
1962 511,000 5.80%
1961 483,000 5.92%
1960 456,000 5.80%
1959 431,000 5.90%
1958 407,000 5.71%
1957 385,000 6.06%
1956 363,000 5.83%
1955 343,000 5.86%
1954 324,000 5.88%
1953 306,000 5.52%
1952 290,000 6.23%
1951 273,000 5.81%
1950 258,000 0.00%