Population of Puerto Rico

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Puerto Rico is 2,830,394 as of October 06, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Puerto Rico is projected at 2,828,255 or 2.828 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Puerto Rico is projected at 2,860,853 or 2.861 million people for the year 2020. Puerto Rico ranks number 141st in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Puerto Rico is ranked 14th among 41 countries in North America.

Puerto Rico's population peaked in 2001 with 3.67 mn people after Puerto Rico's population decreased year by year. The Puerto Rico population is projected to reach 2.90 million in 2030 and decrease further to 2.44 million in 2050 and 1.21 million by 2100. Puerto Rico accounts for 0.036 percent of the world population. Its global share has been declining since 0.080% of 1954 and is projected to decline at 0.011% by 2100.

Puerto Rico was at 107th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 158th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Puerto Rico population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20202,860,853-72,555-2.470.037
20212,828,255-32,598-1.140.036
20222,829,8121,5570.060.036
20232,854,17224,3600.860.036
20242,884,06929,8971.050.036
20252,906,64422,5750.780.036
20262,918,92212,2780.420.035
20272,923,9685,0460.170.035
20282,922,174-1,794-0.060.035
20292,915,467-6,707-0.230.034
20302,905,352-10,115-0.350.034
20312,890,942-14,410-0.500.034
20322,871,305-19,637-0.680.033
20332,848,094-23,211-0.810.033
20342,823,634-24,460-0.860.032
20352,799,675-23,959-0.850.032
20362,776,790-22,885-0.820.031
20372,754,664-22,126-0.800.031
20382,733,036-21,628-0.790.030
20392,711,357-21,679-0.790.030
20402,689,202-22,155-0.820.029
20412,666,660-22,542-0.840.029
20422,643,958-22,702-0.850.028
20432,620,957-23,001-0.870.028
20442,597,505-23,452-0.890.028
20452,573,465-24,040-0.930.027
20462,548,805-24,660-0.960.027
20472,523,582-25,223-0.990.026
20482,497,856-25,726-1.020.026
20492,471,758-26,098-1.040.026
20502,445,386-26,372-1.070.025
20512,418,772-26,614-1.090.025
20522,391,935-26,837-1.110.024
20532,364,933-27,002-1.130.024
20542,337,851-27,082-1.150.024
20552,310,765-27,086-1.160.023
20562,283,705-27,060-1.170.023
20572,256,708-26,997-1.180.022
20582,229,807-26,901-1.190.022
20592,203,049-26,758-1.200.022
20602,176,465-26,584-1.210.021
20612,150,085-26,380-1.210.021
20622,123,909-26,176-1.220.021
20632,097,957-25,952-1.220.020
20642,072,181-25,776-1.230.020
20652,046,587-25,594-1.240.020
20662,021,181-25,406-1.240.020
20671,995,963-25,218-1.250.019
20681,970,917-25,046-1.250.019
20691,946,052-24,865-1.260.019
20701,921,343-24,709-1.270.018
20711,896,787-24,556-1.280.018
20721,872,388-24,399-1.290.018
20731,848,127-24,261-1.300.018
20741,824,011-24,116-1.300.017
20751,800,029-23,982-1.310.017
20761,776,162-23,867-1.330.017
20771,752,418-23,744-1.340.017
20781,728,786-23,632-1.350.016
20791,705,249-23,537-1.360.016
20801,681,808-23,441-1.370.016
20811,658,448-23,360-1.390.016
20821,635,171-23,277-1.400.015
20831,611,938-23,233-1.420.015
20841,588,739-23,199-1.440.015
20851,565,564-23,175-1.460.015
20861,542,390-23,174-1.480.014
20871,519,218-23,172-1.500.014
20881,496,037-23,181-1.530.014
20891,472,828-23,209-1.550.014
20901,449,581-23,247-1.580.013
20911,426,291-23,290-1.610.013
20921,402,962-23,329-1.640.013
20931,379,613-23,349-1.660.013
20941,356,254-23,359-1.690.013
20951,332,902-23,352-1.720.012
20961,309,570-23,332-1.750.012
20971,286,276-23,294-1.780.012
20981,263,035-23,241-1.810.012
20991,239,865-23,170-1.830.011
21001,216,770-23,095-1.860.011

Puerto Rico population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19502,218,000--0.087
19512,193,619-24,381-1.100.085
19522,183,077-10,542-0.480.083
19532,181,905-1,172-0.050.081
19542,186,7944,8890.220.080
19552,195,5168,7220.400.079
19562,207,04811,5320.530.078
19572,221,47614,4280.650.077
19582,239,84118,3650.830.077
19592,263,82923,9881.070.076
19602,294,98231,1531.380.076
19612,333,65838,6761.690.075
19622,378,37444,7161.920.075
19632,425,35246,9781.980.076
19642,469,56644,2141.820.075
19652,507,53737,9711.540.075
19662,537,57030,0331.200.074
19672,561,04023,4700.920.074
19682,581,38720,3470.790.073
19692,603,71222,3250.860.072
19702,631,70727,9951.080.071
19712,666,16234,4551.310.071
19722,705,83439,6721.490.070
19732,749,85544,0211.630.070
19742,796,66346,8081.700.070
19752,844,92748,2641.730.070
19762,894,67449,7471.750.070
19772,945,85151,1771.770.070
19782,996,82850,9771.730.070
19793,045,60048,7721.630.070
19803,090,69145,0911.480.069
19813,131,49940,8081.320.069
19823,168,34336,8441.180.069
19833,201,86533,5221.060.068
19843,233,17531,3100.980.068
19853,263,17930,0040.930.067
19863,291,74228,5630.880.066
19873,318,83427,0920.820.066
19883,345,57626,7420.810.065
19893,373,37827,8020.830.064
19903,403,15429,7760.880.064
19913,435,25332,0990.940.063
19923,469,06833,8150.980.063
19933,503,47234,4040.990.063
19943,536,79533,3230.950.062
19953,567,69630,9010.870.062
19963,596,08828,3920.800.062
19973,621,89925,8110.720.061
19983,643,67921,7800.600.061
19993,659,72316,0440.440.060
20003,668,9609,2370.250.060
20013,670,2961,3360.040.059
20023,664,328-5,968-0.160.058
20033,653,658-10,670-0.290.057
20043,642,006-11,652-0.320.056
20053,631,889-10,117-0.280.056
20063,623,780-8,109-0.220.055
20073,616,340-7,440-0.210.054
20083,608,032-8,308-0.230.053
20093,596,540-11,492-0.320.052
20103,579,841-16,699-0.460.051
20113,559,861-19,980-0.560.051
20123,536,572-23,289-0.650.050
20133,503,858-32,714-0.930.049
20143,453,672-50,186-1.430.047
20153,381,518-72,154-2.090.046
20163,283,125-98,393-2.910.044
20173,163,667-119,458-3.640.042
20183,039,596-124,071-3.920.040
20192,933,408-106,188-3.490.038