Guatemala Urban Population 1960-2021

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Guatemala urban population for 2020 was 8,738,685, a 2.32% increase from 2019.
  • Guatemala urban population for 2019 was 8,540,945, a 2.34% increase from 2018.
  • Guatemala urban population for 2018 was 8,345,772, a 2.36% increase from 2017.
  • Guatemala urban population for 2017 was 8,153,103, a 2.37% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Guatemala 8,738,685
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Guatemala Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 8,738,685 51.84 2.29%
2019 8,540,945 51.44 2.31%
2018 8,345,772 51.05 2.34%
2017 8,153,103 50.68 2.34%
2016 7,964,335 50.32 2.35%
2015 7,779,195 49.97 2.37%
2014 7,597,137 49.63 2.38%
2013 7,418,337 49.31 2.39%
2012 7,243,152 49.00 2.39%
2011 7,072,123 48.70 2.43%
2010 6,902,116 48.40 2.46%
2009 6,734,651 48.10 2.50%
2008 6,568,347 47.81 2.55%
2007 6,402,661 47.51 2.61%
2006 6,238,013 47.21 2.66%
2005 6,074,432 46.91 2.71%
2004 5,911,891 46.62 2.77%
2003 5,750,534 46.32 2.86%
2002 5,588,466 46.01 3.03%
2001 5,421,506 45.67 3.14%
2000 5,253,870 45.33 3.18%
1999 5,089,420 45.00 3.12%
1998 4,933,129 44.66 3.12%
1997 4,781,726 44.32 3.11%
1996 4,635,095 43.99 3.17%
1995 4,490,594 43.65 3.22%
1994 4,348,255 43.32 3.26%
1993 4,208,693 42.99 3.33%
1992 4,071,017 42.66 3.41%
1991 3,934,691 42.32 3.47%
1990 3,800,324 41.99 3.53%
1989 3,668,666 41.66 3.55%
1988 3,540,636 41.33 3.57%
1987 3,416,470 41.00 3.57%
1986 3,296,596 40.67 3.57%
1985 3,180,971 40.35 3.57%
1984 3,069,556 40.02 3.56%
1983 2,962,273 39.70 3.54%
1982 2,859,308 39.37 3.50%
1981 2,761,086 39.05 3.42%
1980 2,668,218 38.72 3.33%
1979 2,580,838 38.40 3.23%
1978 2,498,844 38.08 3.14%
1977 2,421,551 37.76 3.10%
1976 2,347,670 37.44 3.09%
1975 2,276,190 37.13 3.11%
1974 2,206,442 36.81 3.15%
1973 2,137,989 36.49 3.20%
1972 2,070,684 36.18 3.25%
1971 2,004,473 35.86 3.32%
1970 1,939,050 35.55 3.39%
1969 1,874,378 35.23 3.48%
1968 1,810,234 34.92 3.57%
1967 1,746,816 34.61 3.64%
1966 1,684,303 34.30 3.71%
1965 1,622,969 33.99 3.76%
1964 1,563,113 33.68 4.68%
1963 1,491,664 33.09 4.94%
1962 1,419,719 32.42 4.98%
1961 1,350,747 31.77 4.99%
1960 1,284,949 31.12 %