Caracas, Venezuela Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Caracas, Venezuela metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Caracas in 2022 is 2,957,000, a 0.37% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Caracas in 2021 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Venezuela
City Name Population
Caracas 2,957,000
Maracaibo 2,333,000
Valencia 1,959,000
Barquisimeto 1,241,000
Maracay 1,230,000
Ciudad Guayana 950,000
Barcelona-Puerto La Cruz 815,000
Maturin 739,000
Cabimas 598,000
San Cristobal 481,000
Guarenas-Guatire 471,000
Ciudad Bolivar 413,000
Cumana 406,000
Barinas 397,000
Merida 351,000
Acarigua-Aruare 350,000
Caracas - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 2,957,000 0.37%
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%