North America Population

Population now

500,841,295
Male:247,152,816(49.35 %)
Female:253,689,662(50.65 %)
Births in 2021:7,179,144
Deaths in 2021:4,447,354

Life expectancy & Rates (2021)

Male:75.64 years
Female:80.77 years
Total:78.16 years
Median Age:35.08 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 2021)
  • 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%14.007.521.9478.0675.5980.6233.6680.83%21.96
2015478M236M242M0.970.80%13.857.681.9277.9675.4680.5533.8681.03%22.15
2016482M238M244M0.970.76%13.637.731.8977.8775.3380.4834.0581.24%22.35
2017486M240M246M0.970.69%13.267.861.8577.8775.3580.4834.2581.44%22.53
2018490M242M248M0.970.65%13.037.921.8277.9675.4480.5634.4581.65%22.70
2019493M243M250M0.970.61%12.817.941.7978.0775.5280.7034.6681.86%22.86
2020497M245M252M0.970.61%13.148.141.8378.1675.6580.7734.8982.08%23.02
2021501M247M254M0.970.61%13.148.141.8378.1675.6480.7735.0882.30%23.19

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
2022504M249M255M0.970.57%13.018.281.8378.3975.9080.9635.2982.52%23.35
2023507M250M257M0.970.55%12.948.341.8278.5076.0281.0635.5082.74%23.51
2024511M252M259M0.970.53%12.888.411.8278.6176.1581.1535.7382.96%23.66
2025514M254M260M0.970.51%12.818.481.8278.7276.2781.2535.9783.19%23.82
2026517M255M262M0.970.49%12.728.521.8178.9276.5081.4236.1883.42%23.97
2027521M257M264M0.970.48%12.638.541.8179.1176.7281.5936.4183.65%24.12
2028524M258M265M0.970.46%12.538.581.8179.3176.9581.7536.6483.88%24.27
2029527M260M267M0.970.44%12.448.611.8179.5077.1781.9236.8784.11%24.41
2030530M262M269M0.970.43%12.358.641.8079.7077.4082.0937.1284.34%24.56
2031533M263M270M0.970.41%12.268.701.8079.8977.6182.2437.3484.58%24.70
2032536M265M272M0.970.39%12.168.761.7980.0977.8382.4037.5684.81%24.83
2033539M266M273M0.970.37%12.068.821.7980.2778.0682.5637.8085.05%24.97
2034542M267M274M0.970.35%11.978.881.7980.4778.2782.7238.0485.28%25.10
2035545M269M276M0.970.33%11.878.931.7880.6678.4982.8838.2985.52%25.23
2036547M270M277M0.970.31%11.799.031.7880.8078.6682.9938.4985.75%25.35
2037550M271M278M0.970.28%11.719.131.7880.9478.8283.1138.6885.98%25.47
2038552M273M280M0.980.26%11.629.231.7881.0878.9983.2238.8786.21%25.58
2039555M274M281M0.980.24%11.549.321.7881.2279.1683.3439.0786.44%25.69
2040557M275M282M0.980.22%11.459.421.7781.3679.3283.4539.2786.67%25.80
2041559M276M283M0.980.20%11.389.501.7781.5079.4983.5739.4486.89%25.90
2042561M277M284M0.980.18%11.329.571.7781.6479.6683.6839.6087.11%26.00
2043563M278M285M0.980.17%11.269.661.7781.7979.8383.8039.7787.32%26.09
2044565M279M286M0.980.15%11.199.741.7781.9380.0083.9239.9587.54%26.18
2045567M280M287M0.980.13%11.129.811.7782.0880.1784.0340.1487.75%26.27
2046569M281M288M0.980.12%11.079.861.7782.2280.3384.1540.3087.95%26.36
2047571M282M288M0.980.11%11.029.911.7782.3580.4984.2640.4688.16%26.45
2048573M283M289M0.980.10%10.989.961.7782.4980.6684.3840.6288.36%26.53
2049575M284M290M0.980.09%10.9310.021.7782.6380.8284.4940.7988.56%26.62
2050576M285M291M0.980.08%10.8810.071.7782.7780.9884.6140.9688.75%26.70

Highest City Population in North America (mid 2021)

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RankCityCountryPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Mexico CityMexico21,931,54712,294,193
2New York CityUnited States18,824,740-
3Los AngelesUnited States12,460,099-
4ChicagoUnited States8,878,099-
5HoustonUnited States6,501,990-
6DallasUnited States6,405,792-
7TorontoCanada6,260,3122,600,000
8MiamiUnited States6,171,121-
9AtlantaUnited States5,920,891-
10PhiladelphiaUnited States5,735,557-
11WashingtonUnited States5,383,129-
12GuadalajaraMexico5,266,3271,495,182
13MonterreyMexico4,963,5101,135,512
14PhoenixUnited States4,590,686-
15BostonUnited States4,315,550-
16MontrealCanada4,249,3811,600,000
17DetroitUnited States3,528,351-
18SeattleUnited States3,463,564-
19San FranciscoUnited States3,312,908-
20San DiegoUnited States3,273,923-
21PueblaMexico3,249,5791,434,062
22MinneapolisUnited States2,947,832-
23TampaUnited States2,914,114-
24DenverUnited States2,865,205-
25Las VegasUnited States2,778,686-
26VancouverCanada2,608,290600,000
27Toluca de LerdoMexico2,527,037489,333
28RiversideUnited States2,518,121-
29San AntonioUnited States2,372,396-
30BaltimoreUnited States2,333,733-
31St. LouisUnited States2,216,275-
32TijuanaMexico2,184,7551,300,983
33PortlandUnited States2,176,106-
34SacramentoUnited States2,157,931-
35CharlotteUnited States2,139,144-
36AustinUnited States2,122,861-
37OrlandoUnited States2,005,480-
38Leon de los AldamasMexico1,851,1981,238,962
39IndianapolisUnited States1,835,381-
40San JoseUnited States1,799,733-
41ClevelandUnited States1,759,725-
42CincinnatiUnited States1,754,733-
43PittsburghUnited States1,699,634-
44Kansas CityUnited States1,699,099-
45La LagunaMexico1,679,40452,233
46ColumbusUnited States1,668,015-
47CalgaryCanada1,584,1141,019,942
48Ciudad JuarezMexico1,541,9231,321,004
49RaleighUnited States1,502,946-
50EdmontonCanada1,493,748712,391

Map of North America

All Continents

Asia4608M
Africa1351M
Europe747M
North America501M