Central America Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of Central America population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Central America in 2022 is 179,060,359, a 0.79% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Central America in 2021 was 177,661,929, a 0.75% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Central America in 2020 was 176,343,832, a 0.88% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Central America in 2019 was 174,800,777, a 0.99% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Central America - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 179,060,359 0.79%
2021 177,661,929 0.75%
2020 176,343,832 0.88%
2019 174,800,777 0.99%
2018 173,093,516 1.07%
2017 171,256,606 1.19%
2016 169,249,622 1.23%
2015 167,187,385 1.26%
2014 165,101,092 1.33%
2013 162,936,804 1.39%
2012 160,696,992 1.46%
2011 158,384,478 1.49%
2010 156,064,198 1.42%
2009 153,884,609 1.36%
2008 151,824,429 1.39%
2007 149,744,432 1.42%
2006 147,644,117 1.45%
2005 145,534,454 1.51%
2004 143,371,774 1.55%
2003 141,185,852 1.57%
2002 138,996,726 1.62%
2001 136,784,549 1.65%
2000 134,569,095 1.69%
1999 132,326,693 1.75%
1998 130,050,993 1.80%
1997 127,755,717 1.84%
1996 125,442,609 1.90%
1995 123,108,098 1.97%
1994 120,729,529 2.02%
1993 118,341,879 2.05%
1992 115,960,567 2.08%
1991 113,594,319 2.11%
1990 111,244,251 2.02%
1989 109,043,463 1.91%
1988 106,998,072 1.93%
1987 104,970,064 1.94%
1986 102,972,924 1.99%
1985 100,963,639 2.05%
1984 98,930,762 2.12%
1983 96,881,516 2.14%
1982 94,850,465 2.13%
1981 92,875,030 2.29%
1980 90,799,667 2.60%
1979 88,500,613 2.80%
1978 86,090,658 2.89%
1977 83,671,118 2.89%
1976 81,324,479 2.89%
1975 79,036,985 2.96%
1974 76,761,379 3.00%
1973 74,523,107 3.03%
1972 72,328,599 3.05%
1971 70,184,614 3.09%
1970 68,081,914 3.12%
1969 66,019,739 3.16%
1968 63,996,191 3.20%
1967 62,009,232 3.23%
1966 60,067,084 3.27%
1965 58,167,649 3.29%
1964 56,316,874 3.27%
1963 54,531,357 3.26%
1962 52,811,245 3.24%
1961 51,153,864 3.18%
1960 49,578,729 3.07%
1959 48,103,233 2.93%
1958 46,735,806 2.85%
1957 45,441,276 2.84%
1956 44,184,819 2.80%
1955 42,981,062 2.76%
1954 41,827,927 2.70%
1953 40,727,092 2.66%
1952 39,670,857 2.64%
1951 38,651,639 2.66%
1950 37,649,467 0.00%