Population of Puerto Rico

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Puerto Rico is 3,292,165 as of June 22, 2024, 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
20203,252,4076.5260.2010.041
20213,260,3149.2880.2850.041
20223,268,8027.6890.2350.040
20233,275,3115.3270.1630.040
20243,279,2092.4710.0750.040
20253,280,157-0.575-0.0180.039
20263,277,996-3.748-0.1140.039
20273,271,656-8.932-0.2730.039
20283,259,722-14.937-0.4580.038
20293,242,061-20.383-0.6290.038
20303,219,727-24.285-0.7540.037
20313,194,891-25.388-0.7950.037
20323,169,240-25.915-0.8180.036
20333,143,193-26.178-0.8330.035
20343,116,945-26.317-0.8440.035
20353,090,506-26.563-0.8600.034
20363,063,872-26.703-0.8720.034
20373,037,059-26.923-0.8860.033
20383,010,093-27.011-0.8970.033
20392,982,999-27.176-0.9110.032
20402,955,760-27.301-0.9240.032
20412,928,255-27.71-0.9460.031
20422,900,369-28.061-0.9680.031
20432,872,173-28.331-0.9860.030
20442,843,718-28.581-1.0050.030
20452,815,019-28.815-1.0240.029
20462,786,081-29.062-1.0430.029
20472,756,931-29.238-1.0610.029
20482,727,624-29.375-1.0770.028
20492,698,235-29.404-1.0900.028
20502,668,780-29.507-1.1060.027
20512,639,240-29.572-1.1200.027
20522,609,704-29.499-1.1300.026
20532,580,223-29.464-1.1420.026
20542,550,755-29.472-1.1550.026
20552,521,314-29.411-1.1670.025
20562,491,908-29.4-1.1800.025
20572,462,477-29.462-1.1960.025
20582,433,045-29.402-1.2080.024
20592,403,650-29.388-1.2230.024
20602,374,260-29.393-1.2380.023
20612,344,852-29.421-1.2550.023
20622,315,477-29.33-1.2670.023
20632,286,178-29.268-1.2800.022
20642,256,890-29.308-1.2990.022
20652,227,582-29.307-1.3160.022
20662,198,289-29.28-1.3320.021
20672,169,018-29.262-1.3490.021
20682,139,722-29.329-1.3710.021
20692,110,380-29.357-1.3910.020
20702,081,061-29.281-1.4070.020
20712,051,742-29.355-1.4310.020
20722,022,406-29.318-1.4500.020
20731,993,085-29.324-1.4710.019
20741,963,760-29.326-1.4930.019
20751,934,450-29.294-1.5140.019
20761,905,165-29.276-1.5370.018
20771,875,913-29.228-1.5580.018
20781,846,670-29.258-1.5840.018
20791,817,427-29.228-1.6080.017
20801,788,216-29.193-1.6330.017
20811,759,020-29.2-1.6600.017
20821,729,830-29.18-1.6870.017
20831,700,627-29.227-1.7190.016
20841,671,428-29.171-1.7450.016
20851,642,238-29.208-1.7790.016
20861,613,055-29.157-1.8080.015
20871,583,932-29.089-1.8370.015
20881,554,890-28.995-1.8650.015
20891,525,969-28.847-1.8900.015
20901,497,152-28.788-1.9230.014
20911,468,455-28.607-1.9480.014
20921,439,938-28.425-1.9740.014
20931,411,648-28.157-1.9950.014
20941,383,605-27.928-2.0190.013
20951,355,781-27.72-2.0450.013
20961,328,221-27.4-2.0630.013
20971,301,003-27.037-2.0780.013
20981,274,146-26.676-2.0940.012

Puerto Rico population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19502,229,74220.6920.9280.089
19512,250,40520.6350.9170.088
19522,269,21116.9760.7480.088
19532,284,81014.2220.6220.087
19542,298,00812.1750.5300.085
19552,309,78211.3730.4920.084
19562,320,56710.1960.4390.083
19572,329,6147.8980.3390.082
19582,336,7956.4640.2770.080
19592,343,6907.3260.3130.079
19602,365,07235.4371.4980.078
19612,404,22342.8661.7830.078
19622,446,29141.2691.6870.078
19632,486,86339.8751.6030.078
19642,526,14738.6941.5320.077
19652,564,27037.5521.4640.077
19662,601,19736.3021.3960.076
19672,636,74134.7861.3190.076
19682,670,52632.7831.2280.075
19692,701,80029.7671.1020.075
19702,737,61941.8691.5290.074
19712,782,01846.931.6870.074
19722,829,18447.4011.6750.074
19732,876,68147.5941.6550.073
19742,924,35847.7591.6330.073
19752,972,26748.0591.6170.073
19763,020,45648.321.6000.073
19773,068,87048.5081.5810.073
19783,117,16948.0891.5430.073
19793,166,20849.991.5790.073
19803,214,56846.7291.4540.072
19813,259,44543.0261.3200.072
19823,301,07140.2261.2190.072
19833,339,38136.3931.0900.071
19843,374,44733.7391.0000.071
19853,406,27929.9260.8790.070
19863,434,98127.4790.8000.069
19873,461,92926.4160.7630.069
19883,487,97025.6650.7360.068
19893,513,73525.8670.7360.067
19903,543,77634.2130.9650.067
19913,578,45035.1350.9820.066
19923,612,62933.2240.9200.066
19933,645,01731.5520.8660.065
19943,675,74929.9110.8140.065
19953,704,94728.4850.7690.065
19963,732,81127.2450.7300.064
19973,759,51826.1680.6960.064
19983,785,23825.2730.6680.063
19993,810,11524.4790.6420.063
20003,827,1089.5090.2480.062
20013,832,1310.5360.0140.062
20023,830,773-3.251-0.0850.061
20033,825,628-7.039-0.1840.060
20043,817,037-10.144-0.2660.059
20053,805,559-12.812-0.3370.058
20063,791,559-15.188-0.4010.057
20073,775,440-17.05-0.4520.056
20083,757,619-18.591-0.4950.055
20093,738,939-18.769-0.5020.054
20103,717,922-23.266-0.6260.053
20113,691,614-29.35-0.7950.052
20123,657,988-37.902-1.0360.051
20133,615,018-48.038-1.3290.050
20143,560,010-61.977-1.7410.049
20153,497,335-63.374-1.8120.047
20163,432,740-65.815-1.9170.046
20173,366,408-66.85-1.9860.044
20183,319,269-27.428-0.8260.043
20193,292,887-25.337-0.7690.042
20203,271,564-17.307-0.5290.042
20213,256,028-13.767-0.4230.041