Barquisimeto, Venezuela 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 Barquisimeto, Venezuela metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Barquisimeto in 2020 is 1,214,000, a 1.08% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Barquisimeto in 2019 was 1,201,000, a 1.01% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Barquisimeto in 2018 was 1,189,000, a 1.28% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Barquisimeto in 2017 was 1,174,000, a 1.29% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Venezuela
City Name Population
Caracas 2,939,000
Maracaibo 2,258,000
Valencia 1,910,000
Barquisimeto 1,214,000
Maracay 1,203,000
Ciudad Guayana 918,000
Barcelona-Puerto La Cruz 794,000
Maturin 695,000
Cabimas 578,000
San Cristobal 471,000
Guarenas-Guatire 452,000
Ciudad Bolivar 402,000
Cumana 393,000
Barinas 380,000
Merida 344,000
Acarigua-Aruare 339,000
Barquisimeto - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,214,000 1.08%
2019 1,201,000 1.01%
2018 1,189,000 1.28%
2017 1,174,000 1.29%
2016 1,159,000 1.22%
2015 1,145,000 1.24%
2014 1,131,000 1.25%
2013 1,117,000 1.27%
2012 1,103,000 1.19%
2011 1,090,000 1.11%
2010 1,078,000 1.13%
2009 1,066,000 1.14%
2008 1,054,000 1.15%
2007 1,042,000 1.17%
2006 1,030,000 1.08%
2005 1,019,000 1.19%
2004 1,007,000 1.10%
2003 996,000 1.12%
2002 985,000 1.55%
2001 970,000 2.54%
2000 946,000 2.38%
1999 924,000 2.55%
1998 901,000 2.39%
1997 880,000 2.44%
1996 859,000 2.51%
1995 838,000 2.44%
1994 818,000 2.51%
1993 798,000 2.44%
1992 779,000 2.50%
1991 760,000 2.43%
1990 742,000 2.20%
1989 726,000 2.11%
1988 711,000 2.16%
1987 696,000 2.20%
1986 681,000 2.25%
1985 666,000 2.15%
1984 652,000 2.19%
1983 638,000 2.24%
1982 624,000 2.80%
1981 607,000 4.12%
1980 583,000 4.29%
1979 559,000 4.10%
1978 537,000 4.27%
1977 515,000 4.04%
1976 495,000 4.21%
1975 475,000 4.17%
1974 456,000 4.11%
1973 438,000 4.29%
1972 420,000 4.22%
1971 403,000 4.95%
1970 384,000 4.92%
1969 366,000 4.87%
1968 349,000 4.80%
1967 333,000 5.05%
1966 317,000 4.62%
1965 303,000 4.84%
1964 289,000 5.09%
1963 275,000 4.96%
1962 262,000 4.80%
1961 250,000 5.93%
1960 236,000 6.31%
1959 222,000 6.22%
1958 209,000 6.63%
1957 196,000 6.52%
1956 184,000 6.36%
1955 173,000 6.13%
1954 163,000 6.54%
1953 153,000 6.25%
1952 144,000 6.67%
1951 135,000 6.30%
1950 127,000 0.00%