North America Population

Population now

501,479,095
Male:248,745,554(49.60 %)
Female:252,734,835(50.40 %)
Births in 2019:5,407,699
Deaths in 2019:2,941,030

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
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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 CityMexico21,698,78812,294,193
2New York CityUnited States18,800,8798,360,134
3Los AngelesUnited States12,445,0564,001,053
4ChicagoUnited States8,861,4112,699,518
5HoustonUnited States6,283,2682,333,377
6DallasUnited States6,231,0261,355,332
7TorontoCanada6,155,7792,600,000
8MiamiUnited States6,091,658479,225
9PhiladelphiaUnited States5,707,9441,588,012
10AtlantaUnited States5,723,442507,608
11WashingtonUnited States5,280,7795,264,000
12GuadalajaraMexico5,123,9611,495,182
13MonterreyMexico4,816,8441,135,512
14PhoenixUnited States4,458,6671,683,618
15BostonUnited States4,306,706701,640
16MontrealCanada4,203,0651,600,000
17DetroitUnited States3,562,463670,552
18SeattleUnited States3,413,948762,178
19San FranciscoUnited States3,315,939888,560
20San DiegoUnited States3,236,5931,437,032
21PueblaMexico3,159,1301,434,062
22MinneapolisUnited States2,912,299430,485
23TampaUnited States2,852,303401,250
24DenverUnited States2,800,892726,429
25Las VegasUnited States2,644,550653,491
26VancouverCanada2,563,359600,000
27RiversideUnited States2,436,130333,156
28Toluca de LerdoMexico2,427,779489,333
29BaltimoreUnited States2,320,177595,818
30San AntonioUnited States2,284,3071,554,094
31St. LouisUnited States2,211,706298,063
32PortlandUnited States2,133,771658,105
33TijuanaMexico2,111,0691,300,983
34SacramentoUnited States2,099,303515,632
35AustinUnited States2,005,606976,497
36CharlotteUnited States1,996,022887,279
37OrlandoUnited States1,935,069289,505
38Leon de los AldamasMexico1,808,4761,238,962
39San JoseUnited States1,785,0611,029,999
40IndianapolisUnited States1,789,242881,734
41ClevelandUnited States1,766,939381,836
42CincinnatiUnited States1,740,766304,054
43PittsburghUnited States1,707,645299,165
44Kansas CityUnited States1,678,532497,064
45ColumbusUnited States1,627,771886,062
46La LagunaMexico1,571,54552,233
47CalgaryCanada1,523,5971,019,942
48Ciudad JuarezMexico1,504,5931,321,004
49Virginia BeachUnited States1,476,706449,716
50MilwaukeeUnited States1,436,294589,476

Map of North America

All Continents

Asia4525M
Africa1297M
Europe738M
North America500M