List of countries in the Americas by population

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This is a list of countries and dependent territories in the Americas by population, which is sorted by the 2015 mid-year normalized demographic projections.

Pan-American countries by population, 2020

Table[edit]

Rank Country
(or dependent territory)
Population

(2020)

% of
pop.

(2020)

Average
relative
annual
growth
(%)[1](2015)
Average
absolute
annual
growth

(2015)
[2]

Date of
last figure
Source
1  United States 331,379,847 32.41 0.75 2,377,000 March 24, 2021 Official population clock
2  Brazil 212,907,741 20.82 0.86 1,750,000 November 29, 2021 Official population clock
3  Mexico 126,014,024 12.32 1.08 1,293,000 March 2, 2020 Official estimate
4  Colombia 51,049,498 4.99 1.16 555,000 June 25, 2021 Official population clock
5  Argentina 45,808,747 4.48 1.09 463,000 July 1, 2021 Official estimate
6  Canada 38,395,507 3.75 0.79 279,000 March 24, 2021 Official estimate
7  Peru 33,035,304 3.23 1.10 338,000 July 1, 2021 Official estimate
8  Venezuela 28,705,000 2.80 1.37 414,000 July 1, 2021 Official estimate
9  Chile 19,678,363 1.92 1.05 187,000 June 30, 2021 Official estimate
10  Ecuador 17,697,380 1.73 1.57 252,000 November 29, 2021 Official population clock
11  Guatemala 17,109,746 1.67 2.93 461,000 July 1, 2021 Official estimate
12  Bolivia 11,797,257 1.15 0.25 28,000 July 1, 2021 Official estimate
13  Haiti 11,743,017 1.14 1.73 179,000 July 1, 2020 Official estimate
14  Cuba 11,193,470 1.09 2.31 248,000 December 31, 2019 Official estimate
15  Dominican Republic 10,535,535 1.03 0.98 97,000 July 1, 2021 Official estimate
16  Honduras 9,450,711 0.92 2.29 200,000 July 1, 2021 Official estimate
17  Paraguay 7,353,038 0.71 1.58 109,000 Official estimate
18  El Salvador 6,825,935 0.66 2.37 151,000 June 30, 2012 Official estimate
19  Nicaragua 6,527,691 0.63 0.92 59,000 2016 Official estimate
20  Costa Rica 5,163,038 0.50 1.63 78,000 June 30, 2015 Official estimate
21  Panama 4,278,500 0.41 1.37 51,000 May 22, 2018 Official estimate
22  Uruguay 3,554,915 0.34 -1.13 -40,000 July 1, 2014 Official estimate
-  Puerto Rico (US)[3] 3,193,694 0.31 0.18 6,000 June 30, 2016 Official estimate
23  Jamaica 2,734,093 0.26 0.26 7,000 December 31, 2014 Official estimate
24  Trinidad and Tobago 1,366,725 0.13 0.52 7,000 2015 Official estimate
25  Guyana 743,699 0.07 0.00 0 September 15, 2012 Final 2012 census result
26  Suriname 590,100 0.05 1.08 6,000 August 13, 2012 Final 2012 census result
27  Belize 419,199 0.04 0.25 1,000 January 1, 2017 Official estimate
-  Guadeloupe (France) 405,000 0.03 -0.52 -2,000 January 1, 2017 Official estimate
28  Bahamas 393,450 0.03 2.50 9,000
-  Martinique (France) 383,000 0.03 1.34 5,000 2015 Official estimate
29  Barbados 288,000 0.02 0.35 1,000 May 1, 2010 2010 census result
-  French Guiana (France) 262,000 0.02 2.75 7,000 January 1, 2017 Official estimate
30  Saint Lucia 178,696 0.01 0.58 1,000 May 10, 2010 Preliminary 2010 census result
-  Curaçao (Kingdom of the Netherlands) 156,223 0.01 0.64 1,000 January 1, 2014 Official estimate
31  Grenada 113,000 0.01 1.85 2,000 2015 Official estimate
-  Aruba (Kingdom of the Netherlands) 111,904 0.01 0.00 0 2014 Official estimate
32  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 110,696 0.01 0.00 0 April 1, 2010 2010 census result
-  United States Virgin Islands (US) 104,000 0.01 0.00 0 May 12, 2011 Final 2011 census result
33  Antigua and Barbuda 99,337 0.00 1.14 1,000 May 27, 2011 Final 2011 census result
34  Dominica 72,000 0.00 0.00 0 May 14, 2011 Preliminary 2011 census result
-  Cayman Islands (UK) 64,958 0.00 0.00 0 May 20, 2010 Final 2010 census result
-  Bermuda (UK) 64,055 0.00 3.51 2,000 December 31, 2014 Official estimate
-  Greenland (Denmark) 56,421 0.00 0.00 0 July 1, 2015 Official estimate
35  Saint Kitts and Nevis 54,000 0.00 0.00 0 May 15, 2011 2011 census result
-  Turks and Caicos Islands (UK) 42,953 0.00 2.63 1,000 February 1, 2014 Official estimate
-  Sint Maarten (Kingdom of the Netherlands) 40,614 0.00 5.71 2,000 January 25, 2012 Preliminary 2012 census result
-  Saint Martin (France) 34,065 0.00 0.00 0 January 1, 2017 Official estimate
-  British Virgin Islands (UK) 30,000 0.00 3.33 1,000 July 12, 2010 2010 census result
-  Caribbean Netherlands (Kingdom of the Netherlands) 25,157 0.00 4.00 1,000 January 1, 2015 Official estimate
-  Anguilla (UK) 15,000 0.00 0.00 0 May 11, 2011 Final 2011 census result
-  Saint Barthélemy (France) 10,124 0.00 0.00 0 January 1, 2017 Official estimate
-  Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) 5,985 0.00 0.00 0 January 1, 2017 Official estimate
-  Montserrat (UK) 5,000 0.00 0.00 0 May 12, 2011 2011 census result
-  Falkland Islands (UK)[4] 3,398 0.00 0.00 0 April 15, 2012 Final 2012 census result
Total 1,022,380,810 100.00 0.99 9,588,000

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ It corresponds to the following formula: projection2015/projection2014x100-100.
  2. ^ It corresponds to the calculation: projection2015*annual_growth/100.
  3. ^ Commonwealth of the United States since July 26, 1952.
  4. ^ Islands claimed by Argentina. Possessed by the British from 5 January 1833, it was briefly captured by the Argentinian forces during the Falklands War (April 2-June 14, 1982)

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