Guyana Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Guyana population from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Guyana in 2020 is 786,552, a 0.48% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Guyana in 2019 was 782,766, a 0.48% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Guyana in 2018 was 779,006, a 0.49% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Guyana in 2017 was 775,222, a 0.5% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Guyana - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 786,552 0.48%
2019 782,766 0.48%
2018 779,006 0.49%
2017 775,222 0.50%
2016 771,368 0.51%
2015 767,432 0.53%
2014 763,380 0.54%
2013 759,285 0.51%
2012 755,399 0.45%
2011 752,028 0.35%
2010 749,436 0.23%
2009 747,718 0.12%
2008 746,817 0.05%
2007 746,474 0.02%
2006 746,343 0.02%
2005 746,163 0.06%
2004 745,737 0.08%
2003 745,143 0.05%
2002 744,789 -0.06%
2001 745,206 -0.20%
2000 746,715 -0.39%
1999 749,674 -0.54%
1998 753,778 -0.55%
1997 757,970 -0.37%
1996 760,795 -0.07%
1995 761,291 0.32%
1994 758,896 0.63%
1993 754,144 0.74%
1992 748,602 0.55%
1991 744,474 0.16%
1990 743,309 -0.31%
1989 745,585 -0.67%
1988 750,639 -0.90%
1987 757,448 -0.92%
1986 764,446 -0.78%
1985 770,435 -0.62%
1984 775,219 -0.48%
1983 778,948 -0.29%
1982 781,246 -0.06%
1981 781,732 0.20%
1980 780,153 0.50%
1979 776,254 0.80%
1978 770,125 1.01%
1977 762,424 1.10%
1976 754,101 1.11%
1975 745,841 1.08%
1974 737,847 1.09%
1973 729,916 1.10%
1972 721,948 1.16%
1971 713,684 1.24%
1970 704,934 1.32%
1969 695,745 1.40%
1968 686,146 1.52%
1967 675,871 1.71%
1966 664,521 1.94%
1965 651,868 2.20%
1964 637,845 2.45%
1963 622,575 2.69%
1962 606,285 2.89%
1961 589,274 3.05%
1960 571,819 3.20%
1959 554,092 3.33%
1958 536,218 3.47%
1957 518,259 3.58%
1956 500,324 3.68%
1955 482,555 3.74%
1954 465,172 3.73%
1953 448,464 3.61%
1952 432,818 3.38%
1951 418,674 2.98%
1950 406,559 0.00%