North America Population

Population now

497,609,865
Male:245,554,920(49.35 %)
Female:252,053,489(50.65 %)
Births in 2020:1,764,835
Deaths in 2020:1,093,285

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:75.65 years
Female:80.77 years
Total:78.20 years
Median Age:34.89 years
Birth Rate:13.14
Death Rate:8.14
Growth Rate:0.61 %
Fertility Rate:1.83

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

North America 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
1960236M117M119M0.991.79%27.369.814.1667.8564.8970.9525.9366.85%10.95
1961241M120M121M0.991.81%27.009.604.1468.3165.3571.4225.6167.28%11.16
1962245M122M124M0.991.71%26.279.714.0268.2665.2671.4125.3367.73%11.37
1963250M124M126M0.991.64%25.719.753.9268.1665.0871.3925.0768.18%11.57
1964254M126M128M0.981.64%25.199.543.8268.4265.2971.7024.8668.62%11.77
1965258M128M130M0.981.50%23.799.523.5968.5065.3471.8124.6869.06%11.96
1966262M130M132M0.981.40%22.939.563.4368.5465.3071.9424.5569.49%12.14
1967266M132M134M0.981.38%22.449.443.3068.8565.5772.3024.4769.90%12.33
1968270M134M136M0.981.30%22.299.703.2268.4564.8772.2024.4470.31%12.50
1969274M135M138M0.981.39%22.539.433.2268.9165.5172.4824.4570.72%12.68
1970278M137M140M0.981.44%22.899.393.2369.2065.7972.7824.5171.06%12.87
1971283M140M143M0.981.39%21.929.193.0669.5266.0973.1124.5971.21%13.10
1972287M142M145M0.981.24%20.649.212.8469.6166.1373.2624.6871.31%13.29
1973291M144M147M0.981.20%19.979.082.7269.8566.3473.5224.8171.41%13.47
1974295M146M149M0.981.24%19.888.872.6770.3766.8574.0724.9871.52%13.65
1975299M148M151M0.981.29%19.668.582.5970.9467.3674.7025.1871.63%13.84
1976303M149M153M0.981.29%19.528.512.5471.2467.6774.9925.3371.75%14.02
1977307M151M155M0.971.38%19.748.302.5471.6468.0575.4125.5271.88%14.21
1978311M153M158M0.971.35%19.508.312.4871.8368.2175.6225.7472.01%14.41
1979315M155M160M0.971.44%19.808.102.4872.2668.6076.1025.9672.15%14.61
1980320M157M162M0.971.40%19.878.272.4672.2368.7075.9326.1972.32%14.80
1981324M159M164M0.971.44%19.668.072.4172.6269.1076.3326.4472.52%15.00
1982328M161M166M0.971.46%19.607.962.3972.9869.4976.6526.6972.74%15.19
1983332M163M168M0.971.42%19.287.982.3473.1569.7476.7426.9472.96%15.37
1984336M165M171M0.971.39%19.188.012.3273.3269.9276.8927.2073.18%15.56
1985340M167M173M0.971.41%19.237.982.3273.4170.0276.9727.4673.40%15.74
1986344M169M175M0.971.39%18.977.952.2973.5470.2077.0427.7173.61%15.93
1987348M171M177M0.971.41%18.957.852.2973.7570.4677.2027.9773.82%16.12
1988352M173M179M0.971.37%19.078.042.3173.8570.5777.2828.2374.04%16.31
1989356M175M181M0.971.43%19.287.932.3574.1370.9077.5028.4974.25%16.51
1990361M178M184M0.971.49%19.387.772.3874.3771.1077.7928.7674.50%16.74
1991367M180M186M0.971.45%18.917.722.3474.5871.3577.9429.0074.86%16.98
1992372M183M189M0.971.43%18.507.622.3174.8471.6678.1529.2475.25%17.23
1993377M185M192M0.971.30%18.027.822.2774.7971.6978.0229.5075.62%17.48
1994382M188M194M0.971.26%17.597.802.2375.0071.9178.2129.7576.00%17.71
1995387M190M197M0.971.20%17.177.792.2075.0972.0878.2230.0176.37%17.94
1996392M193M199M0.971.17%16.887.772.1875.4672.5878.4330.2076.72%18.17
1997397M195M202M0.971.16%16.617.682.1675.8373.0378.7330.4177.06%18.40
1998402M198M204M0.971.18%16.577.602.1676.0373.2878.8830.6377.40%18.63
1999407M200M207M0.971.16%16.397.582.1576.1373.4678.9130.8477.74%18.85
2000412M203M209M0.971.19%16.397.492.1876.2773.7078.9331.0478.05%19.07
2001416M205M211M0.971.15%16.097.482.1576.5073.9479.1531.2878.27%19.28
2002421M207M213M0.971.13%15.927.472.1376.6474.0879.2931.4878.47%19.49
2003425M209M216M0.971.15%15.907.412.1476.7874.2279.4231.6778.67%19.68
2004429M211M218M0.971.16%15.737.272.1377.1274.6079.7331.8778.86%19.89
2005434M214M220M0.971.13%15.647.352.1377.1674.6279.7732.0979.06%20.09
2006439M216M223M0.971.18%15.777.232.1677.3074.7679.9232.2479.25%20.31
2007443M218M225M0.971.19%15.717.182.1677.5174.9680.1432.4179.45%20.54
2008448M221M227M0.971.12%15.447.282.1277.5375.0180.1432.5979.65%20.76
2009453M223M230M0.971.10%15.037.162.0677.7775.2780.3632.7979.85%20.98
2010457M225M232M0.971.02%14.617.242.0177.8875.4080.4332.9880.05%21.19
2011462M228M234M0.970.96%14.357.321.9877.9475.4780.5033.1380.25%21.38
2012466M230M236M0.970.93%14.227.361.9678.0175.5380.5733.3080.44%21.58
2013470M232M238M0.970.87%14.007.471.9478.0075.5280.5633.4880.63%21.77
2014474M234M240M0.970.86%13.997.521.9478.0675.5980.6233.6780.83%21.97
2015478M236M242M0.970.80%13.857.681.9277.9675.4680.5533.8681.03%22.16
2016483M238M244M0.970.76%13.637.731.8977.8875.3580.5034.0581.24%22.35
2017486M240M246M0.970.71%13.267.771.8577.9075.3880.5034.2581.44%22.54
2018490M242M248M0.970.69%13.427.961.8778.1175.5780.6834.4581.65%22.72
2019494M244M250M0.970.65%13.288.051.8478.1675.6180.7234.6681.87%22.91
2020499M246M253M0.970.61%13.148.141.8378.2075.6580.7734.8982.08%23.09

North America 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
2021503M248M255M0.970.59%13.078.211.8278.3175.7780.8635.0982.30%23.28
2022507M250M257M0.970.57%13.008.281.8378.4275.9080.9635.3082.52%23.47
2023510M252M259M0.970.55%12.948.351.8278.5476.0281.0635.5182.74%23.65
2024514M254M261M0.970.53%12.878.421.8278.6476.1581.1635.7482.97%23.83
2025518M256M262M0.970.51%12.808.491.8278.7576.2781.2535.9983.19%24.00
2026522M257M264M0.970.49%12.718.521.8178.9576.5081.4236.2083.42%24.17
2027525M259M266M0.970.48%12.628.551.8179.1576.7281.5936.4283.65%24.34
2028529M261M268M0.970.46%12.538.591.8179.3476.9581.7536.6583.89%24.50
2029532M263M270M0.970.44%12.448.621.8179.5477.1781.9236.8984.12%24.66
2030536M264M271M0.970.43%12.358.651.8079.7477.4082.0937.1384.35%24.82
2031539M266M273M0.970.41%12.258.711.8079.9277.6282.2537.3584.59%24.97
2032542M267M275M0.970.39%12.168.771.7980.1277.8482.4037.5884.82%25.11
2033545M269M276M0.970.37%12.068.831.7980.3178.0682.5737.8185.06%25.25
2034548M270M278M0.970.35%11.978.891.7980.5078.2882.7238.0685.29%25.39
2035551M272M279M0.970.33%11.878.941.7880.6978.5082.8838.3085.53%25.52
2036554M273M280M0.970.30%11.799.041.7880.8378.6683.0038.5085.76%25.65
2037556M275M282M0.980.28%11.719.141.7880.9778.8383.1138.7085.99%25.78
2038559M276M283M0.980.26%11.629.241.7881.1178.9983.2238.8986.22%25.90
2039562M277M284M0.980.24%11.549.331.7881.2579.1683.3439.0886.45%26.01
2040564M279M285M0.980.21%11.459.431.7881.3979.3383.4539.2886.68%26.13
2041566M280M287M0.980.20%11.399.511.7781.5379.4983.5739.4486.90%26.24
2042569M281M288M0.980.18%11.329.581.7781.6879.6683.6839.6187.12%26.35
2043571M282M289M0.980.16%11.269.671.7781.8279.8383.8039.7887.34%26.45
2044573M283M290M0.980.15%11.199.751.7781.9780.0083.9239.9687.55%26.55
2045575M285M291M0.980.13%11.129.821.7782.1180.1784.0340.1587.76%26.65
2046578M286M292M0.980.12%11.079.871.7782.2480.3384.1540.3087.97%26.75
2047580M287M293M0.980.11%11.029.921.7782.3880.4984.2640.4688.17%26.85
2048582M288M294M0.980.10%10.989.971.7782.5280.6684.3840.6388.37%26.95
2049584M289M295M0.980.09%10.9310.031.7782.6680.8284.4940.7988.57%27.05
2050586M290M296M0.980.08%10.8910.081.7782.7980.9984.6140.9788.77%27.14

Highest City Population in North America (mid 2020)

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RankCityCountryPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Mexico CityMexico21,756,93612,294,193
2New York CityUnited States18,804,2288,321,520
3Los AngelesUnited States12,447,2284,011,650
4ChicagoUnited States8,864,3162,693,042
5HoustonUnited States6,342,2902,341,252
6DallasUnited States6,278,2141,365,617
7TorontoCanada6,183,7842,600,000
8MiamiUnited States6,112,202487,536
9AtlantaUnited States5,777,024517,172
10PhiladelphiaUnited States5,714,2661,591,886
11WashingtonUnited States5,308,7845,322,000
12GuadalajaraMexico5,161,2271,495,182
13MonterreyMexico4,855,5441,135,512
14PhoenixUnited States4,493,9111,706,964
15BostonUnited States4,308,544708,697
16MontrealCanada4,215,3041,600,000
17DetroitUnited States3,553,241668,442
18SeattleUnited States3,426,848779,401
19San FranciscoUnited States3,314,911893,815
20San DiegoUnited States3,246,4431,448,088
21PueblaMexico3,183,6071,434,062
22MinneapolisUnited States2,921,671435,567
23TampaUnited States2,869,025409,610
24DenverUnited States2,818,569736,366
25Las VegasUnited States2,681,227662,338
26VancouverCanada2,575,304600,000
27RiversideUnited States2,458,291336,249
28Toluca de LerdoMexico2,454,240489,333
29BaltimoreUnited States2,323,633589,141
30San AntonioUnited States2,308,3791,575,955
31St. LouisUnited States2,212,772293,288
32PortlandUnited States2,145,531663,095
33TijuanaMexico2,130,6581,300,983
34SacramentoUnited States2,115,253522,735
35CharlotteUnited States2,035,088902,060
36AustinUnited States2,037,506988,740
37OrlandoUnited States1,954,658293,297
38Leon de los AldamasMexico1,819,7591,238,962
39IndianapolisUnited States1,801,076886,606
40San JoseUnited States1,789,1771,029,879
41ClevelandUnited States1,764,367379,879
42CincinnatiUnited States1,744,405305,503
43PittsburghUnited States1,705,367297,282
44Kansas CityUnited States1,683,494502,210
45ColumbusUnited States1,638,759898,629
46La LagunaMexico1,600,87352,233
47CalgaryCanada1,539,2531,019,942
48Ciudad JuarezMexico1,514,4431,321,004
49Virginia BeachUnited States1,477,000449,243
50EdmontonCanada1,453,936712,391

Map of North America

All Continents

Asia4568M
Africa1319M
Europe738M
North America499M