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This is a list of countries and dependent territories in the Americas by population, which is sorted by the 2015 mid-year normalized demographic projections.

Table[edit]

Rank Country
(or dependent territory)
July 1, 2015
projection[1]
% of
pop.
Average
relative
annual
growth
(%)[2]
Average
absolute
annual
growth
[3]
Estimated
doubling
time
(Years)[4]
Official
figure
(where
available)
Date of
last figure
Source
1  United States 321,234,000 32.71 0.75 2,377,000 93 323,376,000 May 29, 2016 Official population clock
2  Brazil 204,519,000 20.82 0.86 1,750,000 81 205,975,000 May 29, 2016 Official population clock
3  Mexico 121,006,000 12.32 1.08 1,293,000 65 122,273,473 July 1, 2016 Official estimate
4  Colombia 48,218,000 4.91 1.16 555,000 60 48,696,000 May 29, 2016 Official population clock
5  Argentina 43,132,000 4.39 1.09 463,000 64 43,590,368 July 1, 2016 Official estimate
6  Canada 35,819,000 3.65 0.79 279,000 89 35,851,774 July 1, 2015 Official estimate
7  Peru 31,153,000 3.17 1.10 338,000 64 31,488,625 June 30, 2016 Official estimate
8  Venezuela 30,620,000 3.12 1.37 414,000 51 31,028,637 2016 Official estimate
9  Chile 18,006,000 1.83 1.05 187,000 66 18,191,884 2016 Official estimate
10  Ecuador 16,279,000 1.66 1.57 252,000 44 16,514,000 May 29, 2016 Official population clock
11  Guatemala 16,176,000 1.65 2.93 461,000 24 16,176,133 July 1, 2015 Official estimate
12  Cuba 11,252,000 1.15 0.25 28,000 278 11,238,317 December 31, 2014 Official estimate
13  Haiti 10,994,000 1.12 2.31 248,000 30 10,911,819 2015 Official estimate
14  Bolivia 10,520,000 1.07 1.73 179,000 40 10,985,059 2016 Official estimate
15  Dominican Republic 9,980,000 1.02 0.98 97,000 71 9,980,243 2015 Official estimate
16  Honduras 8,950,000 0.91 2.29 200,000 31 8,576,500 July 1, 2015 Official estimate
17  Paraguay 7,003,000 0.71 1.58 109,000 44 6,854,536 2016 Official estimate
18  Nicaragua 6,514,000 0.66 2.37 151,000 30 6,071,045 June 30, 2012 Official estimate
19  El Salvador 6,460,000 0.66 0.92 59,000 76 6,520,675 2016 Official estimate
20  Costa Rica 4,851,000 0.49 1.63 78,000 43 4,832,234 June 30, 2015 Official estimate
21  Panama 3,764,000 0.38 1.37 51,000 51 3,764,166 July 1, 2015 Official estimate
22  Puerto Rico (US)[5] 3,508,000 0.36 -1.13 -40,000 - 3,548,397 July 1, 2014 Official estimate
23  Uruguay 3,310,000 0.34 0.18 6,000 382 3,480,222 June 30, 2016 Official estimate
24  Jamaica 2,729,000 0.28 0.26 7,000 270 2,723,246 December 31, 2014 Official estimate
25  Trinidad and Tobago 1,357,000 0.14 0.52 7,000 134 1,349,667 2015 Official estimate
26  Guyana 747,000 0.08 0.00 0 - 747,884 September 15, 2012 Preliminary 2012 census result
27  Suriname 560,000 0.06 1.08 6,000 64 541,638 August 13, 2012 Final 2012 census result
28  Guadeloupe (France) 405,000 0.04 0.25 1,000 280 403,314 January 1, 2012 Official estimate
29  Martinique (France) 383,000 0.04 -0.52 -2,000 - 388,364 January 1, 2012 Official estimate
30  Bahamas 379,000 0.04 1.34 5,000 52 369,670 2015 Official estimate
31  Belize 369,000 0.04 2.50 9,000 28 368,310 June 2015 Official estimate
32  Barbados 283,000 0.03 0.35 1,000 196 277,821 May 1, 2010 2010 census result
33  French Guiana 262,000 0.03 2.75 7,000 26 239,648 January 1, 2012 Official estimate
34  Saint Lucia 172,000 0.02 0.58 1,000 119 166,526 May 10, 2010 Preliminary 2010 census result
35  Curaçao (Kingdom of the Netherlands) 157,000 0.02 0.64 1,000 108 154,843 January 1, 2014 Official estimate
36  Aruba (Kingdom of the Netherlands) 110,000 0.01 1.85 2,000 38 109,517 2015 Official estimate
37  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 110,000 0.01 0.00 0 - 109,434 2014 Official estimate
38  United States Virgin Islands (US) 105,000 0.01 0.00 0 - 106,405 April 1, 2010 2010 census result
39  Grenada 104,000 0.01 0.00 0 - 103,328 May 12, 2011 Preliminary 2011 census result
40  Antigua and Barbuda 89,000 0.01 1.14 1,000 61 85,567 May 27, 2011 Final 2011 census result
41  Dominica 71,000 0.01 0.00 0 - 71,293 May 14, 2011 Preliminary 2011 census result
42  Bermuda (UK) 65,000 0.01 0.00 0 - 64,237 May 20, 2010 Final 2010 census result
43  Cayman Islands (UK) 59,000 0.01 3.51 2,000 20 58,238 December 31, 2014 Official estimate
44  Greenland (Denmark) 56,000 0.01 0.00 0 - 56,114 July 1, 2015 Official estimate
45  Saint Kitts and Nevis 46,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 46,204 May 15, 2011 2011 census result
46  Sint Maarten (Kingdom of the Netherlands) 39,000 0.00 2.63 1,000 27 37,224 February 1, 2014 Official estimate
47  Turks and Caicos Islands (UK) 37,000 0.00 5.71 2,000 12 31,618 January 25, 2012 Preliminary 2012 census result
48  Saint Martin (France) 36,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 35,742 January 1, 2012 Official estimate
49  British Virgin Islands (UK) 31,000 0.00 3.33 1,000 21 28,054 July 12, 2010 2010 census result
50  Caribbean Netherlands (Kingdom of the Netherlands) 26,000 0.00 4.00 1,000 18 24,593 January 1, 2015 Official estimate
51  Anguilla (UK) 14,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 13,037 May 11, 2011 Final 2011 census result
52  Saint Barthélemy (France) 10,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 9,131 January 1, 2012 Official estimate
53  Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) 6,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 6,069 January 1, 2012 Official estimate
54  Montserrat (UK) 5,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 4,922 May 12, 2011 2011 census result
55  Falkland Islands (UK)[6] 3,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 2,563 April 15, 2012 Final 2012 census result
Total 982,093,000 100.00 0.99 9,588,000 71

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Calculated, when available, from the latest national censuses or most recent official estimates (many of which are cited in their respective column), using the exponential formula shown on the List of countries by past and future population article. This is done to normalize the different populations to a unique date, so that they are really comparable.
  2. ^ It corresponds to the following formula: projection2015/projection2014x100-100.
  3. ^ It corresponds to the calculation: projection2015*annual_growth/100.
  4. ^ It corresponds to the formula: LN(2)/LN(growth/100+1), which produces exactly the same result as LOG10(2)/LOG10(growth/100+1).
  5. ^ Commonwealth of the United States since July 26, 1952.
  6. ^ Islands claimed by Argentina. Possessed by the British from 5 January 1833, it was briefly captured by the Argentinian forces during the Falklands War (April 2-June 14, 1982)

See also[edit]


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