Population of Guyana

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Guyana is 793,616 as of May 20, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Guyana is projected at 790,326 or 790.33 thousands as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Guyana is projected at 786,552 or 786.55 thousands people for the year 2020. Guyana ranks number 164th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Guyana is ranked 11th among 14 countries in South America.

Guyana's population peak will be 2040 with 835.0 thousands people after Guyana's population will be decreased year by year. The Guyana population is projected to reach 821.6 thousands in 2030 and increase further to 824.9 thousands in 2050, and it will decrease by 530.6 thousands by 2100. Guyana accounts for 0.010 percent of the world population. However, its global share will decline by 0.009% in 2033 and is projected to decline at 0.005% by 2100.

Guyana was at 153rd position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase at 176th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Guyana population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
2020786,5523,7860.480.010
2021790,3263,7740.480.010
2022794,0453,7190.470.010
2023797,7043,6590.460.010
2024801,3463,6420.460.010
2025804,9563,6100.450.010
2026808,5363,5800.440.010
2027812,0663,5300.440.010
2028815,4593,3930.420.010
2029818,6593,2000.390.010
2030821,5902,9310.360.010
2031824,2182,6280.320.010
2032826,5552,3370.280.010
2033828,6062,0510.250.009
2034830,3751,7690.210.009
2035831,8731,4980.180.009
2036833,1011,2280.150.009
2037834,0449430.110.009
2038834,7216770.080.009
2039835,1484270.050.009
2040835,3261780.020.009
2041835,281-45-0.010.009
2042835,000-281-0.030.009
2043834,493-507-0.060.009
2044833,762-731-0.090.009
2045832,815-947-0.110.009
2046831,649-1,166-0.140.009
2047830,281-1,368-0.160.009
2048828,694-1,587-0.190.009
2049826,924-1,770-0.210.009
2050824,957-1,967-0.240.008
2051822,800-2,157-0.260.008
2052820,470-2,330-0.280.008
2053817,948-2,522-0.310.008
2054815,233-2,715-0.330.008
2055812,327-2,906-0.360.008
2056809,234-3,093-0.380.008
2057805,950-3,284-0.410.008
2058802,500-3,450-0.430.008
2059798,880-3,620-0.450.008
2060795,097-3,783-0.470.008
2061791,157-3,940-0.500.008
2062787,064-4,093-0.520.008
2063782,815-4,249-0.540.008
2064778,414-4,401-0.560.008
2065773,861-4,553-0.580.008
2066769,161-4,700-0.610.007
2067764,311-4,850-0.630.007
2068759,308-5,003-0.650.007
2069754,165-5,143-0.680.007
2070748,865-5,300-0.700.007
2071743,419-5,446-0.730.007
2072737,829-5,590-0.750.007
2073732,088-5,741-0.780.007
2074726,197-5,891-0.800.007
2075720,157-6,040-0.830.007
2076713,982-6,175-0.860.007
2077707,667-6,315-0.880.007
2078701,208-6,459-0.910.007
2079694,601-6,607-0.940.007
2080687,849-6,752-0.970.006
2081680,946-6,903-1.000.006
2082673,909-7,037-1.030.006
2083666,742-7,167-1.060.006
2084659,437-7,305-1.100.006
2085652,023-7,414-1.120.006
2086644,491-7,532-1.160.006
2087636,841-7,650-1.190.006
2088629,091-7,750-1.220.006
2089621,252-7,839-1.250.006
2090613,315-7,937-1.280.006
2091605,300-8,015-1.310.006
2092597,212-8,088-1.340.006
2093589,054-8,158-1.370.005
2094580,833-8,221-1.400.005
2095572,558-8,275-1.420.005
2096564,229-8,329-1.450.005
2097555,862-8,367-1.480.005
2098547,460-8,402-1.510.005
2099539,038-8,422-1.540.005
2100530,598-8,440-1.570.005

Guyana population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
1950406,559--0.016
1951418,67412,1152.980.016
1952432,81814,1443.380.016
1953448,46415,6463.610.017
1954465,17216,7083.730.017
1955482,55517,3833.740.017
1956500,32417,7693.680.018
1957518,25917,9353.580.018
1958536,21817,9593.470.018
1959554,09217,8743.330.019
1960571,81917,7273.200.019
1961589,27417,4553.050.019
1962606,28517,0112.890.019
1963622,57516,2902.690.019
1964637,84515,2702.450.019
1965651,86814,0232.200.020
1966664,52112,6531.940.019
1967675,87111,3501.710.019
1968686,14610,2751.520.019
1969695,7459,5991.400.019
1970704,9349,1891.320.019
1971713,6848,7501.240.019
1972721,9488,2641.160.019
1973729,9167,9681.100.019
1974737,8477,9311.090.018
1975745,8417,9941.080.018
1976754,1018,2601.110.018
1977762,4248,3231.100.018
1978770,1257,7011.010.018
1979776,2546,1290.800.018
1980780,1533,8990.500.018
1981781,7321,5790.200.017
1982781,246-486-0.060.017
1983778,948-2,298-0.290.017
1984775,219-3,729-0.480.016
1985770,435-4,784-0.620.016
1986764,446-5,989-0.780.015
1987757,448-6,998-0.920.015
1988750,639-6,809-0.900.015
1989745,585-5,054-0.670.014
1990743,309-2,276-0.310.014
1991744,4741,1650.160.014
1992748,6024,1280.550.014
1993754,1445,5420.740.014
1994758,8964,7520.630.013
1995761,2912,3950.320.013
1996760,795-496-0.070.013
1997757,970-2,825-0.370.013
1998753,778-4,192-0.550.013
1999749,674-4,104-0.540.012
2000746,715-2,959-0.390.012
2001745,206-1,509-0.200.012
2002744,789-417-0.060.012
2003745,1433540.050.012
2004745,7375940.080.012
2005746,1634260.060.011
2006746,3431800.020.011
2007746,4741310.020.011
2008746,8173430.050.011
2009747,7189010.120.011
2010749,4361,7180.230.011
2011752,0282,5920.350.011
2012755,3993,3710.450.011
2013759,2853,8860.510.011
2014763,3804,0950.540.010
2015767,4324,0520.530.010
2016771,3683,9360.510.010
2017775,2223,8540.500.010
2018779,0063,7840.490.010
2019782,7663,7600.480.010