Caracas, Venezuela Population 1950-2020

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%