Caracas, Venezuela Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Caracas, Venezuela metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Caracas in 2021 is 2,946,000, a 0.24% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Caracas in 2020 was 2,939,000, a 0.1% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Caracas in 2019 was 2,936,000, a 0.03% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Caracas in 2018 was 2,935,000, a 0.17% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Venezuela
City Name Population
Caracas 2,946,000
Maracaibo 2,296,000
Valencia 1,935,000
Barquisimeto 1,227,000
Maracay 1,216,000
Ciudad Guayana 934,000
Barcelona-Puerto La Cruz 804,000
Maturin 718,000
Cabimas 588,000
San Cristobal 476,000
Guarenas-Guatire 462,000
Ciudad Bolivar 408,000
Cumana 399,000
Barinas 389,000
Merida 348,000
Acarigua-Aruare 344,000
Caracas - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 2,946,000 0.24%
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%