Maracaibo, Venezuela Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Maracaibo, Venezuela metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Maracaibo in 2020 is 2,258,000, a 1.76% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Maracaibo in 2019 was 2,219,000, a 1.84% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Maracaibo in 2018 was 2,179,000, a 2.06% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Maracaibo in 2017 was 2,135,000, a 2.01% 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
Maracaibo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 2,258,000 1.76%
2019 2,219,000 1.84%
2018 2,179,000 2.06%
2017 2,135,000 2.01%
2016 2,093,000 2.05%
2015 2,051,000 2.04%
2014 2,010,000 2.08%
2013 1,969,000 2.02%
2012 1,930,000 2.06%
2011 1,891,000 2.05%
2010 1,853,000 2.04%
2009 1,816,000 2.02%
2008 1,780,000 2.06%
2007 1,744,000 2.05%
2006 1,709,000 2.03%
2005 1,675,000 2.01%
2004 1,642,000 2.05%
2003 1,609,000 2.03%
2002 1,577,000 1.87%
2001 1,548,000 1.51%
2000 1,525,000 1.53%
1999 1,502,000 1.56%
1998 1,479,000 1.51%
1997 1,457,000 1.53%
1996 1,435,000 1.49%
1995 1,414,000 1.51%
1994 1,393,000 1.53%
1993 1,372,000 1.55%
1992 1,351,000 1.50%
1991 1,331,000 2.15%
1990 1,303,000 3.49%
1989 1,259,000 3.62%
1988 1,215,000 3.49%
1987 1,174,000 3.62%
1986 1,133,000 3.47%
1985 1,095,000 3.60%
1984 1,057,000 3.53%
1983 1,021,000 3.55%
1982 986,000 3.46%
1981 953,000 3.25%
1980 923,000 3.24%
1979 894,000 3.23%
1978 866,000 3.22%
1977 839,000 3.33%
1976 812,000 3.18%
1975 787,000 3.28%
1974 762,000 3.25%
1973 738,000 3.22%
1972 715,000 3.17%
1971 693,000 3.43%
1970 670,000 3.24%
1969 649,000 3.34%
1968 628,000 3.29%
1967 608,000 3.23%
1966 589,000 3.33%
1965 570,000 3.26%
1964 552,000 3.37%
1963 534,000 3.29%
1962 517,000 3.19%
1961 501,000 4.59%
1960 479,000 5.51%
1959 454,000 5.58%
1958 430,000 5.39%
1957 408,000 5.43%
1956 387,000 5.45%
1955 367,000 5.46%
1954 348,000 5.45%
1953 330,000 5.43%
1952 313,000 5.39%
1951 297,000 5.32%
1950 282,000 0.00%