Nicaragua Population

Population now

6,376,320
Male:3,144,660(49.31 %)
Female:3,233,044(50.69 %)
Births in 2019:102,278
Deaths in 2019:27,036

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:73.11 years
Female:79.08 years
Total:76.13 years
Median Age:25.90 years
Birth Rate:18.31
Death Rate:4.84
Growth Rate:2.78 %
Fertility Rate:2.12

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
  • Urbanization

Nicaragua Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19602M886k889k11.75%51.4618.687.3447.0345.7148.3515.3539.58%13.70
19612M914k916k11.79%50.3318.017.2647.6846.3549.0015.1740.03%14.14
19622M942k944k11.84%49.2617.367.1848.3346.9949.6714.9440.48%14.57
19632M971k972k11.89%48.3116.737.1148.9847.6350.3414.7141.01%15.01
19642M1M1M11.94%47.5216.147.0549.6448.2751.0114.5441.86%15.46
19652M1M1M12.01%46.9315.607.0150.3148.9251.6914.4842.71%15.93
19662M1M1M12.08%46.5415.106.9850.9849.5752.3814.4843.57%16.41
19672M1M1M12.16%46.3014.636.9651.6650.2453.0714.5444.43%16.91
19682M1M1M12.25%46.1714.196.9452.3450.9253.7614.6445.29%17.43
19692M1M1M12.35%46.1113.776.9253.0251.5854.4414.7546.16%17.96
19702M1M1M12.44%46.0913.396.8953.6952.2355.1314.8847.03%18.52
19712M1M1M12.54%46.1013.036.8654.3352.8455.8114.9547.79%19.09
19723M1M1M12.63%46.1012.716.8154.9453.3956.4915.0448.06%19.69
19733M1M1M12.71%46.0612.416.7555.5253.8757.1615.1348.34%20.31
19743M1M1M12.79%45.9812.146.6856.0554.2957.8215.2348.62%20.94
19753M1M1M12.86%45.8411.896.6056.5554.6558.4715.3048.90%21.60
19763M1M1M12.91%45.6311.666.5156.9954.9359.0915.3349.18%22.27
19773M1M1M12.97%45.3811.446.4257.4055.1759.6815.3649.46%22.96
19783M2M2M13.01%45.0811.236.3357.7855.3860.2515.3949.73%23.67
19793M2M2M13.06%44.7311.026.2358.1555.5960.8015.4250.01%24.38
19803M2M2M13.11%44.3010.796.1358.5155.8061.3315.4450.29%25.10
19813M2M2M13.15%43.7910.556.0258.8856.0461.8515.4350.57%25.81
19823M2M2M13.19%43.1810.305.9059.2756.3162.3715.4250.85%26.53
19834M2M2M13.24%42.4810.025.7659.6956.6362.9015.4151.13%27.24
19844M2M2M13.29%41.689.725.6160.1557.0163.4515.4151.41%27.95
19854M2M2M0.993.35%40.809.395.4560.6757.4864.0115.4551.68%28.64
19864M2M2M0.993.42%39.869.025.2861.2658.0664.6115.5051.96%29.32
19874M2M2M0.993.50%38.868.645.1061.9258.7565.2315.5852.24%29.99
19884M2M2M0.993.60%37.848.234.9362.6459.5465.8615.6952.52%30.65
19894M2M2M0.993.71%36.827.814.7663.4060.3966.5015.8052.80%31.32
19904M2M2M0.983.83%35.807.414.6064.1761.2867.1415.9353.08%32.01
19914M2M2M0.983.96%34.797.024.4364.9362.1567.7616.1253.35%32.72
19924M2M2M0.984.06%33.806.684.2765.6462.9768.3516.3153.63%33.45
19934M2M2M0.984.14%32.826.384.1166.3063.7168.9016.5253.91%34.18
19945M2M2M0.984.21%31.876.123.9466.8964.3569.4216.7454.18%34.91
19955M2M2M0.984.23%30.955.923.7867.4164.8969.9216.9854.44%35.62
19965M2M2M0.984.22%30.065.763.6267.8965.3670.4017.2454.59%36.30
19975M2M2M0.984.20%29.205.623.4768.3565.7870.9017.5154.74%36.96
19985M2M2M0.984.16%28.385.503.3368.8166.1871.4017.7854.89%37.61
19995M2M2M0.984.12%27.605.393.2069.2766.5871.9318.0755.04%38.22
20005M2M3M0.984.08%26.885.293.0869.7466.9872.4718.3655.19%38.82
20015M3M3M0.984.04%26.225.202.9870.2167.3873.0118.6955.34%39.39
20025M3M3M0.984.02%25.645.112.8970.6867.7873.5319.0355.48%39.94
20035M3M3M0.983.97%25.125.052.8171.1268.1774.0319.4355.63%40.47
20045M3M3M0.983.94%24.664.992.7471.5468.5474.4919.8155.78%41.00
20055M3M3M0.973.91%24.244.942.6871.9468.9074.9220.1855.94%41.54
20065M3M3M0.973.87%23.844.902.6272.3169.2675.3220.5956.13%42.09
20076M3M3M0.973.81%23.444.872.5772.6869.6175.7020.9856.33%42.64
20086M3M3M0.973.76%23.044.842.5273.0369.9576.0521.3656.53%43.20
20096M3M3M0.973.69%22.614.822.4873.3770.2876.4021.7456.72%43.76
20106M3M3M0.973.62%22.164.802.4373.7070.6176.7322.1256.92%44.31
20116M3M3M0.973.54%21.704.782.3874.0270.9277.0422.5257.11%44.85
20126M3M3M0.973.45%21.244.772.3474.3271.2377.3422.9357.31%45.39
20136M3M3M0.973.37%20.794.762.3074.6171.5277.6223.3457.51%45.92
20146M3M3M0.973.27%20.354.772.2674.8871.8077.8923.7657.70%46.44
20156M3M3M0.973.18%19.934.772.2375.1572.0878.1524.1857.90%46.97
20166M3M3M0.973.08%19.514.782.2075.4072.3478.3924.6258.09%47.49
20176M3M3M0.972.98%19.124.812.1775.6472.6078.6125.0558.30%48.01
20186M3M3M0.972.88%18.724.822.1575.8972.8578.8525.4758.52%48.54
20196M3M3M0.972.78%18.314.842.1276.1373.1179.0825.9058.76%49.04

Nicaragua Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
20206M3M3M0.972.69%17.914.862.0976.3873.3779.3126.3459.01%49.55
20216M3M3M0.972.59%17.554.892.0776.6173.6279.5226.7559.28%50.05
20227M3M3M0.972.50%17.204.922.0576.8473.8679.7327.1959.56%50.54
20237M3M3M0.972.40%16.844.952.0277.0774.1179.9527.6259.85%51.02
20247M3M3M0.972.31%16.494.982.0077.3074.3580.1628.0560.16%51.50
20257M3M3M0.972.22%16.135.011.9877.5374.6080.3728.5060.48%51.99
20267M3M3M0.972.14%15.845.051.9677.7574.8480.5628.9460.81%52.48
20277M3M3M0.972.06%15.555.091.9477.9775.0880.7629.3361.15%52.98
20287M3M4M0.971.97%15.265.141.9378.1875.3280.9529.7861.51%53.46
20297M3M4M0.971.89%14.975.181.9178.4075.5681.1530.2061.88%53.95
20307M3M4M0.971.81%14.685.221.8978.6275.8081.3430.6162.26%54.41
20317M4M4M0.971.73%14.455.291.8878.8376.0481.5231.0462.66%54.87
20327M4M4M0.971.66%14.215.351.8679.0476.2881.7031.4863.06%55.30
20337M4M4M0.971.58%13.985.421.8579.2576.5181.8731.8963.48%55.72
20347M4M4M0.971.51%13.745.481.8379.4676.7582.0532.3263.90%56.12
20357M4M4M0.971.43%13.515.551.8279.6776.9982.2332.7564.34%56.51
20367M4M4M0.971.36%13.325.641.8179.8777.2382.4033.1564.79%56.90
20377M4M4M0.981.30%13.135.721.8080.0877.4682.5733.5865.24%57.27
20387M4M4M0.981.23%12.945.811.7980.2877.7082.7333.9665.71%57.62
20398M4M4M0.981.16%12.755.891.7880.4977.9382.9034.4166.18%57.96
20408M4M4M0.981.10%12.565.981.7780.6978.1783.0734.8366.66%58.30
20418M4M4M0.981.04%12.406.081.7680.8978.4083.2335.2467.14%58.61
20428M4M4M0.980.98%12.246.181.7681.0878.6383.3935.6767.63%58.91
20438M4M4M0.980.93%12.076.271.7581.2878.8783.5436.1068.12%59.20
20448M4M4M0.980.87%11.916.371.7581.4779.1083.7036.5268.60%59.47
20458M4M4M0.980.82%11.756.471.7481.6779.3383.8636.9569.08%59.73
20468M4M4M0.980.76%11.616.581.7481.8679.5584.0137.3569.55%59.98
20478M4M4M0.980.71%11.476.691.7482.0479.7884.1637.7570.02%60.21
20488M4M4M0.980.66%11.326.811.7382.2380.0084.3038.1770.49%60.43
20498M4M4M0.980.62%11.186.921.7382.4180.2384.4538.5970.95%60.63
20508M4M4M0.980.57%11.047.031.7382.6080.4584.6038.9971.41%60.82

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1Managua1,057,685973,087

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