Guatemala City, Guatemala Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Guatemala City, Guatemala metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Guatemala City in 2020 is 2,935,000, a 1.52% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Guatemala City in 2019 was 2,891,000, a 1.4% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Guatemala City in 2018 was 2,851,000, a 1.35% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Guatemala City in 2017 was 2,813,000, a 1.37% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Guatemala
City Name Population
Guatemala City 2,935,000
Guatemala City - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 2,935,000 1.52%
2019 2,891,000 1.40%
2018 2,851,000 1.35%
2017 2,813,000 1.37%
2016 2,775,000 1.35%
2015 2,738,000 1.33%
2014 2,702,000 1.39%
2013 2,665,000 1.33%
2012 2,630,000 1.35%
2011 2,595,000 1.37%
2010 2,560,000 1.35%
2009 2,526,000 1.36%
2008 2,492,000 2.68%
2007 2,427,000 2.66%
2006 2,364,000 2.69%
2005 2,302,000 2.68%
2004 2,242,000 2.70%
2003 2,183,000 3.02%
2002 2,119,000 3.67%
2001 2,044,000 3.60%
2000 1,973,000 3.62%
1999 1,904,000 3.65%
1998 1,837,000 3.61%
1997 1,773,000 3.62%
1996 1,711,000 3.63%
1995 1,651,000 3.64%
1994 1,593,000 2.58%
1993 1,553,000 2.37%
1992 1,517,000 2.36%
1991 1,482,000 2.35%
1990 1,448,000 2.33%
1989 1,415,000 2.39%
1988 1,382,000 2.29%
1987 1,351,000 2.35%
1986 1,320,000 2.40%
1985 1,289,000 2.30%
1984 1,260,000 2.36%
1983 1,231,000 2.33%
1982 1,203,000 2.38%
1981 1,175,000 2.00%
1980 1,152,000 1.77%
1979 1,132,000 1.80%
1978 1,112,000 1.83%
1977 1,092,000 1.87%
1976 1,072,000 1.80%
1975 1,053,000 1.84%
1974 1,034,000 1.77%
1973 1,016,000 3.15%
1972 985,000 3.68%
1971 950,000 3.60%
1970 917,000 3.62%
1969 885,000 3.63%
1968 854,000 3.64%
1967 824,000 3.65%
1966 795,000 3.52%
1965 768,000 3.64%
1964 741,000 4.96%
1963 706,000 5.37%
1962 670,000 5.18%
1961 637,000 5.29%
1960 605,000 5.40%
1959 574,000 5.13%
1958 546,000 5.41%
1957 518,000 5.28%
1956 492,000 5.35%
1955 467,000 5.18%
1954 444,000 5.21%
1953 422,000 5.24%
1952 401,000 5.53%
1951 380,000 5.26%
1950 361,000 0.00%