Population of Nicaragua

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Nicaragua is 7,424,516 as of April 18, 2024, 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
20206,624,55479,0521.210.083
20216,702,38577,8311.170.083
20226,779,10076,7151.140.083
20236,855,17876,0781.120.084
20246,931,33176,1531.110.084
20257,008,00376,6721.110.084
20267,085,36377,3601.100.084
20277,163,08577,7221.100.085
20287,240,59777,5121.080.085
20297,317,06776,4701.060.085
20307,391,88174,8141.020.085
20317,464,81372,9320.990.085
20327,535,94571,1320.950.085
20337,605,36569,4200.920.086
20347,673,25167,8860.890.086
20357,739,73966,4880.870.086
20367,804,76265,0230.840.086
20377,868,21763,4550.810.086
20387,930,05461,8370.790.086
20397,990,25160,1970.760.086
20408,048,74558,4940.730.087
20418,105,52756,7820.710.087
20428,160,55455,0270.680.087
20438,213,75353,1990.650.087
20448,265,07251,3190.620.087
20458,314,44949,3770.600.087
20468,361,84747,3980.570.087
20478,407,25145,4040.540.087
20488,450,60943,3580.520.087
20498,491,88541,2760.490.087
20508,531,04839,1630.460.087
20518,568,06237,0140.430.087
20528,602,93434,8720.410.087
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
20628,837,31514,0320.160.087
20638,849,24011,9250.130.087
20648,859,0699,8290.110.087
20658,866,7927,7230.090.087
20668,872,4365,6440.060.086
20678,876,0223,5860.040.086
20688,877,5571,5350.020.086
20698,877,071-486-0.010.086
20708,874,569-2,502-0.030.086
20718,870,097-4,472-0.050.086
20728,863,689-6,408-0.070.086
20738,855,399-8,290-0.090.085
20748,845,294-10,105-0.110.085
20758,833,434-11,860-0.130.085
20768,819,868-13,566-0.150.085
20778,804,639-15,229-0.170.085
20788,787,835-16,804-0.190.084
20798,769,505-18,330-0.210.084
20808,749,717-19,788-0.230.084
20818,728,534-21,183-0.240.084
20828,706,000-22,534-0.260.083
20838,682,205-23,795-0.270.083
20848,657,223-24,982-0.290.083
20858,631,137-26,086-0.300.083
20868,604,008-27,129-0.310.083
20878,575,853-28,155-0.330.082
20888,546,690-29,163-0.340.082
20898,516,515-30,175-0.350.082
20908,485,331-31,184-0.370.081
20918,453,162-32,169-0.380.081
20928,420,043-33,119-0.390.081
20938,386,011-34,032-0.400.081
20948,351,102-34,909-0.420.080
20958,315,353-35,749-0.430.080
20968,278,794-36,559-0.440.080
20978,241,433-37,361-0.450.080
20988,203,246-38,187-0.460.079
20998,164,243-39,003-0.48inf
21008,124,400-39,843-0.49inf

Nicaragua population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19501,294,992--0.052
19511,332,05037,0582.860.052
19521,372,10040,0503.010.053
19531,414,93342,8333.120.054
19541,460,34645,4133.210.054
19551,508,10247,7563.270.055
19561,557,95949,8573.310.056
19571,609,64351,6843.320.056
19581,662,89453,2513.310.057
19591,717,46654,5723.280.058
19601,773,12955,6633.240.059
19611,829,77856,6493.190.060
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
19722,558,69977,3583.120.067
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
19793,171,40893,5423.040.073
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
19873,909,67186,5412.260.078
19883,995,53385,8622.200.078
19894,082,95887,4252.190.078
19904,173,43490,4762.220.079
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
20005,069,30278,2621.570.082
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
20095,745,52678,0941.380.083
20105,824,06578,5391.370.083
20115,903,03978,9741.360.083
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
20176,384,84680,8721.280.084
20186,465,50180,6551.260.084
20196,545,50280,0011.240.084