Population of Latin America and the Caribbean

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2022)
Date25 Feb 2024

The current population of Latin America and the Caribbean is 668,317,941 as of March 01, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Latin America and the Caribbean is projected to be around 670 million or 669,972,862 people as of July 1, 2024. The total population in Latin America and the Caribbean is projected close to 665 million or 664,997,121 people in 2023. Latin America and the Caribbean will add 82 mn more before reaching a peak in 2056, with home to 752 million people.

Latin America and the Caribbean accounts for 8.25 percent of the world population. Its global share was maximum in 2003 (8.51%) and is projected to decline at 6.26 percent at the end of the century.

Latin America and the Caribbean has the population growth rate of 0.74 % for 2024 below Africa and Oceania, and higher than the Asia and North America continent. The population growth reached a peak in 1961 with an annual growth rate of 2.77 %. The population growth rate was above 2% in period 1950-1984.

The annual increase of Latin America and the Caribbean population in 2024 is 4.94 million. The net increase of the population per year peaked in 1990 with almost 8.36 million.

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  • Growth rate
  • Annual Change

Latin America and the Caribbean population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
2022658,047,951660,269,0744,442,2450.6738.28
2023662,490,196664,997,1215,013,8500.7548.27
2024667,504,046669,972,8624,937,6320.7378.25
2025672,441,678674,862,0464,840,7360.7178.24
2026677,282,414679,658,9844,753,1400.6998.22
2027682,035,554684,342,1354,613,1610.6748.21
2028686,648,715688,891,3484,485,2670.6518.19
2029691,133,982693,307,1004,346,2360.6278.18
2030695,480,218697,584,8184,209,2000.6038.16
2031699,689,418701,715,6034,052,3700.5778.15
2032703,741,788705,691,4583,899,3390.5538.13
2033707,641,127709,515,0773,747,9000.5288.11
2034711,389,027713,189,7093,601,3640.5058.09
2035714,990,391716,709,3483,437,9130.4808.07
2036718,428,304720,071,1713,285,7330.4568.05
2037721,714,037723,272,1233,116,1720.4318.03
2038724,830,209726,298,3212,936,2230.4048.01
2039727,766,432729,147,7082,762,5530.3797.99
2040730,528,985731,825,4732,592,9750.3547.96
2041733,121,960734,325,0762,406,2320.3287.94
2042735,528,192736,642,9652,229,5450.3037.92
2043737,757,737738,781,7842,048,0950.2777.89
2044739,805,832740,751,2281,890,7920.2557.87
2045741,696,624742,562,0661,730,8830.2337.84
2046743,427,507744,211,7771,568,5390.2117.82
2047744,996,046745,701,3011,410,5100.1897.79
2048746,406,556747,025,7571,238,4010.1667.77
2049747,644,957748,180,1181,070,3230.1437.74
2050748,715,280749,168,715906,8700.1217.72
2051749,622,150749,995,595746,8900.1007.69
2052750,369,040750,669,069600,0580.0807.66
2053750,969,098751,195,421452,6460.0607.64
2054751,421,744751,571,343299,1990.0407.61
2055751,720,943751,794,191146,4950.0197.59
2056751,867,438751,864,375-6,127-0.0017.56
2057751,861,311751,790,750-141,122-0.0197.54
2058751,720,189751,580,301-279,777-0.0377.51
2059751,440,412751,224,861-431,102-0.0577.48
2060751,009,310750,731,731-555,158-0.0747.46
2061750,454,152750,107,370-693,563-0.0927.43
2062749,760,589749,349,208-822,762-0.1107.40
2063748,937,827748,458,380-958,895-0.1287.38
2064747,978,932747,432,963-1,091,939-0.1467.35
2065746,886,993746,272,728-1,228,530-0.1657.32
2066745,658,463744,972,858-1,371,210-0.1847.29
2067744,287,253743,538,527-1,497,453-0.2017.26
2068742,789,800741,976,335-1,626,930-0.2197.23
2069741,162,870740,288,729-1,748,282-0.2367.20
2070739,414,588738,481,454-1,866,267-0.2537.17
2071737,548,321736,557,096-1,982,449-0.2697.14
2072735,565,872734,511,385-2,108,974-0.2877.11
2073733,456,898732,341,751-2,230,294-0.3057.08
2074731,226,604730,057,577-2,338,054-0.3207.05
2075728,888,550727,664,839-2,447,422-0.3367.02
2076726,441,128725,172,198-2,537,861-0.3506.98
2077723,903,267722,585,519-2,635,496-0.3656.95
2078721,267,771719,907,015-2,721,513-0.3786.92
2079718,546,258717,144,170-2,804,176-0.3916.89
2080715,742,082714,296,369-2,891,426-0.4056.86
2081712,850,656711,367,716-2,965,879-0.4176.83
2082709,884,777708,366,166-3,037,222-0.4296.80
2083706,847,555705,303,295-3,088,520-0.4386.76
2084703,759,035702,183,385-3,151,300-0.4496.73
2085700,607,735699,004,076-3,207,318-0.4596.70
2086697,400,417695,773,701-3,253,432-0.4686.67
2087694,146,985692,496,897-3,300,176-0.4776.64
2088690,846,809689,179,907-3,333,804-0.4846.61
2089687,513,005685,826,907-3,372,196-0.4926.58
2090684,140,809682,437,453-3,406,711-0.4996.55
2091680,734,098679,014,419-3,439,357-0.5076.52
2092677,294,741675,563,140-3,463,202-0.5136.49
2093673,831,539672,089,957-3,483,164-0.5186.46
2094670,348,375668,597,248-3,502,253-0.5246.43
2095666,846,122665,086,123-3,519,999-0.5296.40
2096663,326,123661,563,671-3,524,905-0.5336.37
2097659,801,218658,035,078-3,532,280-0.5376.34
2098656,268,938654,495,866-3,546,144-0.5426.31
2099652,722,794650,950,117-3,545,355-0.5456.28
2100649,177,439647,399,703-3,555,471-0.5496.26

Latin America and the Caribbean population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
1950166,137,383168,335,8464,396,9262.6126.74
1951170,534,309172,783,1434,497,6682.6036.79
1952175,031,977177,354,1234,644,2922.6196.85
1953179,676,269182,056,2804,760,0232.6156.90
1954184,436,292186,910,1604,947,7352.6476.94
1955189,384,027191,936,4105,104,7672.6606.99
1956194,488,794197,136,6305,295,6712.6867.04
1957199,784,465202,519,6855,470,4402.7017.09
1958205,254,905208,049,4305,589,0502.6877.13
1959210,843,955213,778,3405,868,7702.7457.20
1960216,712,725219,754,1606,082,8712.7687.28
1961222,795,596225,927,4976,263,8032.7737.36
1962229,059,399232,266,3726,413,9472.7627.43
1963235,473,346238,750,4526,554,2122.7457.47
1964242,027,558245,366,8376,678,5592.7227.51
1965248,706,117252,093,5516,774,8672.6887.55
1966255,480,984258,880,1726,798,3762.6267.60
1967262,279,360265,713,4896,868,2582.5857.65
1968269,147,618272,595,8036,896,3712.5307.69
1969276,043,989279,527,9286,967,8792.4937.72
1970283,011,868286,525,5327,027,3292.4537.75
1971290,039,197293,609,3777,140,3592.4327.79
1972297,179,556300,799,2827,239,4532.4077.82
1973304,419,009308,110,2227,382,4272.3967.86
1974311,801,436315,529,2207,455,5682.3637.90
1975319,257,004323,032,3747,550,7402.3387.94
1976326,807,744330,600,0427,584,5962.2947.98
1977334,392,340338,342,3437,900,0052.3358.03
1978342,292,345346,288,9627,993,2342.3088.07
1979350,285,579354,316,5108,061,8622.2758.12
1980358,347,441362,332,6047,970,3262.2008.15
1981366,317,767370,214,1327,792,7292.1058.18
1982374,110,496378,073,9417,926,8892.0978.20
1983382,037,385386,071,0468,067,3212.0908.23
1984390,104,706394,125,3238,041,2332.0408.25
1985398,145,939402,164,0758,036,2731.9988.27
1986406,182,212410,179,7997,995,1741.9498.29
1987414,177,386418,193,8008,032,8271.9218.30
1988422,210,213426,258,5308,096,6331.9008.31
1989430,306,846434,345,5568,077,4201.8608.31
1990438,384,266442,565,1148,361,6961.8898.32
1991446,745,962450,839,6078,187,2911.8168.34
1992454,933,253459,026,8648,187,2221.7848.36
1993463,120,475467,183,2018,125,4521.7398.38
1994471,245,927475,330,3938,168,9321.7198.40
1995479,414,859483,431,6168,033,5131.6628.42
1996487,448,372491,423,9867,951,2291.6188.44
1997495,399,601499,347,5307,895,8591.5818.45
1998503,295,460507,199,4067,807,8921.5398.47
1999511,103,352514,937,0477,667,3911.4898.49
2000518,770,743522,512,1307,482,7741.4328.50
2001526,253,517529,912,6907,318,3461.3818.50
2002533,571,863537,159,4847,175,2421.3368.51
2003540,747,105544,202,0346,909,8571.2708.51
2004547,656,962551,122,1206,930,3161.2588.51
2005554,587,278557,964,0206,753,4851.2108.51
2006561,340,763564,664,7436,647,9601.1778.50
2007567,988,723571,246,5896,515,7321.1418.49
2008574,504,455577,692,6256,376,3411.1048.48
2009580,880,796584,072,3466,383,1011.0938.47
2010587,263,897590,547,0136,566,2321.1128.45
2011593,830,129597,179,8426,699,4261.1228.44
2012600,529,555603,818,7956,578,4801.0898.43
2013607,108,035610,323,3736,430,6771.0548.42
2014613,538,712616,734,0596,390,6951.0368.40
2015619,929,407623,076,4886,294,1621.0108.39
2016626,223,569629,341,0086,234,8790.9918.38
2017632,458,448635,448,1995,979,5030.9418.36
2018638,437,951641,303,7325,731,5620.8948.35
2019644,169,513646,846,7575,354,4870.8288.33
2020649,524,000651,836,1224,624,2430.7098.31
2021654,148,243656,098,0973,899,7080.5948.30