North America Population

Population now

500,415,142
Male:248,207,270(49.60 %)
Female:252,208,920(50.40 %)
Births in 2019:3,714,945
Deaths in 2019:2,020,409

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:77.18 years
Female:81.67 years
Total:79.43 years
Median Age:34.56 years
Birth Rate:13.68
Death Rate:7.44
Growth Rate:0.84 %
Fertility Rate:1.92

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
  • Life expectancy
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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
  • 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
1960237M118M119M0.991.80%27.459.824.1767.8364.8770.9325.9166.82%10.97
1961241M120M122M0.991.82%27.079.614.1468.3065.3371.4025.5967.26%11.18
1962246M122M124M0.991.71%26.319.714.0268.2465.2471.3925.3067.71%11.39
1963250M124M126M0.981.64%25.739.753.9268.1465.0671.3725.0468.15%11.59
1964254M126M128M0.981.64%25.209.543.8268.4165.2871.6824.8268.59%11.79
1965259M128M130M0.981.50%23.789.513.5968.4865.3271.8024.6469.03%11.98
1966263M130M132M0.981.40%22.939.553.4368.5265.2971.9224.5169.47%12.17
1967267M132M135M0.981.38%22.479.443.3168.8465.5572.2824.4369.88%12.35
1968270M134M137M0.981.31%22.369.703.2468.4364.8672.1824.4170.29%12.52
1969274M136M139M0.981.41%22.699.433.2568.9065.5072.4724.4270.69%12.70
1970278M138M141M0.981.46%23.129.403.2869.1965.7772.7624.4771.03%12.90
1971283M140M143M0.981.42%22.249.203.1269.5066.0773.0924.5471.18%13.11
1972287M142M145M0.981.28%21.029.232.9169.5966.1173.2424.6171.28%13.31
1973292M144M148M0.981.24%20.389.092.8069.8366.3273.4924.7271.38%13.51
1974296M146M150M0.981.28%20.288.882.7570.3566.8274.0424.8771.48%13.70
1975300M148M152M0.981.33%20.018.592.6670.9167.3474.6725.0771.59%13.90
1976304M150M154M0.971.33%19.818.512.5971.2167.6474.9525.2071.71%14.09
1977308M152M156M0.971.41%19.948.292.5871.6168.0275.3825.3971.84%14.29
1978313M154M158M0.971.37%19.628.292.5171.8068.1875.5925.6171.98%14.48
1979317M156M161M0.971.46%19.858.082.5072.2368.5876.0725.8472.12%14.69
1980321M158M163M0.971.41%19.878.242.4872.2068.6875.9026.0772.29%14.88
1981325M160M165M0.971.44%19.638.042.4272.6069.0876.3026.3272.50%15.07
1982329M162M167M0.971.46%19.547.932.4072.9569.4676.6126.5872.72%15.26
1983333M164M169M0.971.42%19.207.952.3573.1369.7276.7126.8372.94%15.45
1984337M166M171M0.971.39%19.097.992.3273.3169.9176.8827.0973.16%15.63
1985341M168M173M0.971.41%19.137.952.3273.3970.0076.9427.3673.38%15.81
1986345M170M175M0.971.38%18.887.932.3073.5270.1877.0227.6173.60%15.99
1987349M172M177M0.971.41%18.867.832.3073.7470.4477.1827.8773.81%16.18
1988353M174M179M0.971.37%19.008.012.3273.8370.5477.2628.1374.02%16.38
1989358M176M182M0.971.43%19.237.912.3674.1170.8777.4828.4074.24%16.58
1990363M179M184M0.971.50%19.367.752.3974.3571.0777.7728.6674.49%16.81
1991368M181M187M0.971.45%18.917.712.3474.5671.3377.9228.8774.85%17.06
1992374M184M190M0.971.44%18.537.592.3174.8071.6678.0729.0975.23%17.32
1993379M187M193M0.971.33%18.087.762.2774.7871.7077.9929.3275.61%17.57
1994385M189M195M0.971.28%17.687.772.2475.0271.9678.2029.5475.98%17.82
1995390M192M198M0.971.23%17.287.742.2175.1272.1578.2129.7676.35%18.05
1996395M195M200M0.971.20%17.017.732.1975.5072.6978.4229.9476.70%18.29
1997400M197M203M0.971.19%16.747.642.1675.8773.1378.7130.1377.04%18.53
1998405M200M205M0.971.21%16.707.552.1776.0673.3778.8530.3277.38%18.76
1999410M202M208M0.971.19%16.527.552.1676.1473.5378.8630.5277.72%18.99
2000415M205M210M0.981.22%16.537.452.1876.2773.7778.8730.7178.02%19.21
2001419M207M212M0.981.18%16.197.442.1576.4973.9879.0830.9478.25%19.42
2002423M209M214M0.981.15%16.037.442.1376.6174.1179.2031.1578.45%19.61
2003427M211M216M0.981.17%15.977.372.1476.7474.2479.3431.3578.65%19.80
2004432M213M218M0.981.18%15.807.242.1377.1174.6579.6731.5478.85%20.00
2005436M216M221M0.981.15%15.697.292.1377.1774.7079.7231.7579.04%20.21
2006441M218M223M0.981.21%15.817.152.1677.3474.8879.8931.9279.24%20.43
2007446M221M225M0.981.22%15.747.082.1677.5975.1480.1432.1179.44%20.66
2008451M223M228M0.981.16%15.477.162.1277.6775.2580.1832.3279.64%20.89
2009456M226M230M0.981.15%15.067.022.0777.9675.5880.4332.5379.84%21.12
2010461M228M233M0.981.06%14.647.092.0178.1175.7780.5532.7580.03%21.34
2011465M230M235M0.981.02%14.377.131.9878.2475.8980.6632.9380.23%21.55
2012470M233M237M0.980.99%14.247.161.9778.3576.0180.7833.1280.42%21.75
2013474M235M239M0.980.94%14.037.251.9578.4176.0780.8333.3280.62%21.95
2014478M237M241M0.980.93%14.027.281.9478.5376.2080.9533.5380.82%22.16
2015483M239M243M0.980.87%13.877.431.9278.4976.1380.9433.7481.02%22.36
2016487M242M246M0.980.86%13.797.401.8878.5576.1980.9933.9481.22%22.57
2017492M244M248M0.980.85%13.787.431.9278.9576.6681.3134.1481.43%22.77
2018496M246M250M0.980.85%13.737.441.9279.1976.9281.4934.3481.64%22.97
2019500M248M252M0.980.84%13.687.441.9279.4377.1881.6734.5681.85%23.17

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
2020504M250M254M0.980.83%13.627.451.9179.6677.4581.8634.8082.07%23.37
2021509M252M256M0.980.81%13.537.491.9179.8277.6381.9934.9982.29%23.57
2022513M255M258M0.990.78%13.437.531.9079.9777.8282.1235.2182.51%23.76
2023517M257M260M0.990.76%13.347.561.9080.1478.0082.2535.4482.73%23.95
2024521M259M262M0.990.74%13.247.601.8980.2978.1882.3935.6882.96%24.14
2025525M261M264M0.990.72%13.147.641.8980.4578.3782.5235.9383.18%24.33
2026529M263M266M0.990.69%13.027.711.8880.6078.5582.6536.1583.41%24.51
2027533M265M268M0.990.66%12.917.781.8880.7678.7382.7736.3883.64%24.68
2028537M266M270M0.990.63%12.797.841.8780.9278.9182.9036.6283.88%24.85
2029540M268M272M0.990.60%12.677.911.8781.0779.0983.0336.8684.11%25.02
2030544M270M274M0.990.57%12.557.981.8681.2279.2883.1637.1184.34%25.18
2031547M272M275M0.990.54%12.458.071.8681.3879.4783.2837.3384.58%25.34
2032550M273M277M0.990.51%12.348.161.8681.5379.6583.4137.5684.81%25.49
2033553M275M278M0.990.49%12.248.241.8681.6979.8383.5337.7985.05%25.64
2034557M277M280M0.990.46%12.138.331.8681.8580.0183.6538.0385.28%25.78
2035560M278M281M0.990.43%12.038.421.8582.0080.2083.7838.2885.52%25.92
2036562M280M283M0.990.40%11.958.521.8582.1580.3983.9038.4885.75%26.05
2037565M281M284M0.990.38%11.878.611.8582.3080.5784.0238.6885.99%26.19
2038568M282M286M0.990.35%11.798.711.8582.4680.7584.1538.8886.22%26.31
2039571M284M287M0.990.33%11.718.801.8582.6180.9484.2739.0886.44%26.44
2040573M285M288M0.990.31%11.638.901.8482.7681.1384.3939.2886.67%26.56
2041576M287M289M0.990.29%11.588.981.8482.9281.3184.5139.4586.89%26.67
2042578M288M290M0.990.27%11.539.061.8483.0681.4984.6339.6187.11%26.79
2043581M289M292M0.990.26%11.489.141.8483.2181.6684.7539.7887.33%26.90
2044583M290M293M0.990.24%11.429.211.8483.3681.8484.8739.9587.54%27.01
2045585M292M294M0.990.22%11.379.291.8483.5182.0284.9840.1387.75%27.12
2046588M293M295M0.990.21%11.349.351.8483.6582.1985.1040.2887.96%27.23
2047590M294M296M0.990.20%11.319.401.8483.8082.3685.2240.4388.16%27.33
2048592M295M297M0.990.19%11.289.451.8483.9482.5285.3440.5888.36%27.43
2049594M297M298M10.18%11.259.501.8484.0882.6985.4640.7488.56%27.54
2050597M298M299M10.17%11.229.561.8484.2282.8685.5840.9088.76%27.64

Highest City Population in North America (mid 2019)

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RankCityCountryPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Mexico CityMexico21,676,27712,294,193
2New York CityUnited States18,804,3428,662,938
3Los AngelesUnited States12,447,5304,046,059
4ChicagoUnited States8,861,9062,707,746
5HoustonUnited States6,251,1102,343,199
6DallasUnited States6,205,7941,382,357
7TorontoCanada6,141,6792,600,000
8MiamiUnited States6,081,021484,417
9PhiladelphiaUnited States5,705,4701,591,219
10AtlantaUnited States5,694,499509,102
11WashingtonUnited States5,266,6795,264,000
12GuadalajaraMexico5,104,6661,495,182
13MonterreyMexico4,796,8071,135,512
14PhoenixUnited States4,439,6191,677,118
15BostonUnited States4,306,953700,934
16MontrealCanada4,197,1281,600,000
17DetroitUnited States3,569,637667,958
18SeattleUnited States3,407,269764,043
19San FranciscoUnited States3,317,671902,407
20San DiegoUnited States3,231,8931,447,992
21PueblaMexico3,147,2561,434,062
22MinneapolisUnited States2,907,846433,237
23TampaUnited States2,843,645403,192
24DenverUnited States2,791,739727,625
25Las VegasUnited States2,624,760661,872
26VancouverCanada2,557,175600,000
27RiversideUnited States2,424,256334,278
28Toluca de LerdoMexico2,413,679489,333
29BaltimoreUnited States2,319,188600,266
30San AntonioUnited States2,271,4441,559,746
31St. LouisUnited States2,211,953300,996
32PortlandUnited States2,128,081663,879
33TijuanaMexico2,100,9271,300,983
34SacramentoUnited States2,090,645514,851
35AustinUnited States1,988,290981,457
36CharlotteUnited States1,974,995891,361
37OrlandoUnited States1,924,927289,737
38Leon de los AldamasMexico1,803,0341,238,962
39San JoseUnited States1,783,3291,043,075
40IndianapolisUnited States1,782,316881,728
41ClevelandUnited States1,768,671382,041
42CincinnatiUnited States1,739,282303,743
43PittsburghUnited States1,709,624300,361
44Kansas CityUnited States1,675,564502,577
45ColumbusUnited States1,622,081886,765
46La LagunaMexico1,555,96152,233
47CalgaryCanada1,514,6921,019,942
48Ciudad JuarezMexico1,499,8931,321,004
49Virginia BeachUnited States1,476,953450,007
50MilwaukeeUnited States1,436,047589,691

Map of North America

All Continents

Asia4525M
Africa1297M
Europa738M
North America500M