Population of Nicaragua

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Nicaragua is 6,769,994 as of May 20, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Nicaragua is projected at 6,702,385 or 6.702 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Nicaragua is projected at 6,624,554 or 6.625 million people for the year 2020. Nicaragua ranks number 110th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Nicaragua is ranked 9th among 41 countries in North America.

Nicaragua's population peak will be 2068 with 8.88 million people after Nicaragua's population will be decreased year by year. The Nicaraguan population is projected to reach 7.39 million in 2030 and increase further to 8.53 million in 2050 and 8.12 million by 2100. Nicaragua accounts for 0.085 percent of the world population. However, its global share will decline by 0.087% in 2053 and is projected to decline at 0.075% by 2100.

Nicaragua was at 126th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase at 109th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Nicaragua population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20206,624,55479,0521.210.085
20216,702,38577,8311.170.085
20226,779,10076,7151.140.085
20236,855,17876,0781.120.085
20246,931,33176,1531.110.085
20257,008,00376,6721.110.086
20267,085,36377,3601.100.086
20277,163,08577,7221.100.086
20287,240,59777,5121.080.086
20297,317,06776,4701.060.086
20307,391,88174,8141.020.086
20317,464,81372,9320.990.087
20327,535,94571,1320.950.087
20337,605,36569,4200.920.087
20347,673,25167,8860.890.087
20357,739,73966,4880.870.087
20367,804,76265,0230.840.087
20377,868,21763,4550.810.087
20387,930,05461,8370.790.087
20397,990,25160,1970.760.087
20408,048,74558,4940.730.087
20418,105,52756,7820.710.088
20428,160,55455,0270.680.088
20438,213,75353,1990.650.088
20448,265,07251,3190.620.088
20458,314,44949,3770.600.088
20468,361,84747,3980.570.088
20478,407,25145,4040.540.088
20488,450,60943,3580.520.088
20498,491,88541,2760.490.088
20508,531,04839,1630.460.088
20518,568,06237,0140.430.088
20528,602,93434,8720.410.088
20538,635,68432,7500.380.087
20548,666,34730,6630.360.087
20558,694,97628,6290.330.087
20568,721,55726,5810.310.087
20578,746,08624,5290.280.087
20588,768,54822,4620.260.087
20598,788,91120,3630.230.087
20608,807,15218,2410.210.087
20618,823,28316,1310.180.087
20628,837,31514,0320.160.086
20638,849,24011,9250.130.086
20648,859,0699,8290.110.086
20658,866,7927,7230.090.086
20668,872,4365,6440.060.086
20678,876,0223,5860.040.086
20688,877,5571,5350.020.085
20698,877,071-486-0.010.085
20708,874,569-2,502-0.030.085
20718,870,097-4,472-0.050.085
20728,863,689-6,408-0.070.084
20738,855,399-8,290-0.090.084
20748,845,294-10,105-0.110.084
20758,833,434-11,860-0.130.084
20768,819,868-13,566-0.150.083
20778,804,639-15,229-0.170.083
20788,787,835-16,804-0.190.083
20798,769,505-18,330-0.210.082
20808,749,717-19,788-0.230.082
20818,728,534-21,183-0.240.082
20828,706,000-22,534-0.260.081
20838,682,205-23,795-0.270.081
20848,657,223-24,982-0.290.081
20858,631,137-26,086-0.300.080
20868,604,008-27,129-0.310.080
20878,575,853-28,155-0.330.080
20888,546,690-29,163-0.340.079
20898,516,515-30,175-0.350.079
20908,485,331-31,184-0.370.078
20918,453,162-32,169-0.380.078
20928,420,043-33,119-0.390.078
20938,386,011-34,032-0.400.077
20948,351,102-34,909-0.420.077
20958,315,353-35,749-0.430.077
20968,278,794-36,559-0.440.076
20978,241,433-37,361-0.450.076
20988,203,246-38,187-0.460.075
20998,164,243-39,003-0.480.075
21008,124,400-39,843-0.490.075

Nicaragua population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19501,294,992--0.051
19511,332,05037,0582.860.052
19521,372,10040,0503.010.052
19531,414,93342,8333.120.053
19541,460,34645,4133.210.054
19551,508,10247,7563.270.054
19561,557,95949,8573.310.055
19571,609,64351,6843.320.056
19581,662,89453,2513.310.057
19591,717,46654,5723.280.058
19601,773,12955,6633.240.058
19611,829,77856,6493.190.059
19621,887,42557,6473.150.060
19631,946,23458,8093.120.061
19642,006,48160,2473.100.061
19652,068,38161,9003.090.062
19662,131,97663,5953.070.063
19672,197,29865,3223.060.063
19682,264,62367,3253.060.064
19692,334,27969,6563.080.064
19702,406,51372,2343.090.065
19712,481,34174,8283.110.066
19722,558,69977,3583.120.066
19732,638,69980,0003.130.067
19742,721,41582,7163.130.068
19752,806,85785,4423.140.069
19762,894,97288,1153.140.070
19772,985,48990,5173.130.071
19783,077,86692,3773.090.072
19793,171,40893,5423.040.072
19803,265,51994,1112.970.073
19813,360,14094,6212.900.074
19823,455,12394,9832.830.075
19833,549,71194,5882.740.076
19843,642,97693,2652.630.076
19853,734,34191,3652.510.077
19863,823,13088,7892.380.077
19873,909,67186,5412.260.077
19883,995,53385,8622.200.078
19894,082,95887,4252.190.078
19904,173,43490,4762.220.078
19914,267,56894,1342.260.079
19924,364,51296,9442.270.079
19934,462,49797,9852.250.080
19944,559,00696,5092.160.081
19954,652,18593,1792.040.081
19964,741,57889,3931.920.081
19974,827,66186,0831.820.082
19984,910,64782,9861.720.082
19994,991,04080,3931.640.082
20005,069,30278,2621.570.083
20015,145,36676,0641.500.083
20025,219,32873,9621.440.083
20035,292,11872,7901.390.083
20045,364,93572,8171.380.083
20055,438,69073,7551.370.083
20065,513,76375,0731.380.083
20075,590,05576,2921.380.083
20085,667,43277,3771.380.083
20095,745,52678,0941.380.084
20105,824,06578,5391.370.084
20115,903,03978,9741.360.084
20125,982,52679,4871.350.084
20136,062,45779,9311.340.084
20146,142,73180,2741.320.084
20156,223,24080,5091.310.084
20166,303,97480,7341.300.084
20176,384,84680,8721.280.085
20186,465,50180,6551.260.085
20196,545,50280,0011.240.085