Caracas, 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 Caracas, Venezuela metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Caracas in 2020 is 2,939,000, a 0.1% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Caracas in 2019 was 2,936,000, a 0.03% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Caracas in 2018 was 2,935,000, a 0.17% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Caracas in 2017 was 2,930,000, a 0.17% 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
Caracas - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 2,939,000 0.10%
2019 2,936,000 0.03%
2018 2,935,000 0.17%
2017 2,930,000 0.17%
2016 2,925,000 0.17%
2015 2,920,000 0.17%
2014 2,915,000 0.17%
2013 2,910,000 0.14%
2012 2,906,000 0.17%
2011 2,901,000 0.07%
2010 2,899,000 0.10%
2009 2,896,000 0.07%
2008 2,894,000 0.10%
2007 2,891,000 0.07%
2006 2,889,000 0.10%
2005 2,886,000 0.07%
2004 2,884,000 0.10%
2003 2,881,000 0.07%
2002 2,879,000 0.17%
2001 2,874,000 0.35%
2000 2,864,000 0.35%
1999 2,854,000 0.32%
1998 2,845,000 0.35%
1997 2,835,000 0.35%
1996 2,825,000 0.32%
1995 2,816,000 0.36%
1994 2,806,000 0.32%
1993 2,797,000 0.36%
1992 2,787,000 0.32%
1991 2,778,000 0.40%
1990 2,767,000 0.55%
1989 2,752,000 0.55%
1988 2,737,000 0.55%
1987 2,722,000 0.52%
1986 2,708,000 0.56%
1985 2,693,000 0.52%
1984 2,679,000 0.56%
1983 2,664,000 0.53%
1982 2,650,000 0.95%
1981 2,625,000 1.94%
1980 2,575,000 1.90%
1979 2,527,000 1.94%
1978 2,479,000 1.93%
1977 2,432,000 1.89%
1976 2,387,000 1.92%
1975 2,342,000 1.96%
1974 2,297,000 1.91%
1973 2,254,000 1.90%
1972 2,212,000 2.79%
1971 2,152,000 4.47%
1970 2,060,000 4.46%
1969 1,972,000 4.39%
1968 1,889,000 4.48%
1967 1,808,000 4.45%
1966 1,731,000 4.47%
1965 1,657,000 4.41%
1964 1,587,000 4.48%
1963 1,519,000 4.47%
1962 1,454,000 4.38%
1961 1,393,000 5.85%
1960 1,316,000 6.65%
1959 1,234,000 6.66%
1958 1,157,000 6.54%
1957 1,086,000 6.58%
1956 1,019,000 6.70%
1955 955,000 6.58%
1954 896,000 6.54%
1953 841,000 6.59%
1952 789,000 6.62%
1951 740,000 6.63%
1950 694,000 0.00%