Belize Population 2022


Belize map
  • The current population of Belize is estimated at 418,762 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Belize represent 0.01% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Belize is 17.70 inhabitants per km2.
  • Belize is located in Central America.
  • Belize ranks number 177 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Belize is 18.0010. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is -87.9320.
  • The median age in Belize is 25.6 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Belize is $3.30 BZD per hour (around $1,60 USD per hour).
  • The countries that Belize shares its land boundary with are Mexico to the north, and Guatemala to the west and south. Belize has a maritime border with the Caribbean Sea to the east.

Belize

Official name Belize
Location Central America
Capital Belmopan
Population 416,349 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 17.70/km2
Population growth rate 1.85% (in 2022)
Area 22,966 km2 (8,867.22 sq mi)
Official language English
Currency Belize dollar (BZD)
Life expectancy 74.90 years
Internet TLD .bz
Call code +501

Belize Population Graph

Belize Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 398,297 198,113 200,184 49.74% 50.26% 183,336 46.03%
2019 391,015 194,608 196,407 49.77% 50.23% 179,359 45.87%
2018 383,722 191,132 192,590 49.81% 50.19% 175,438 45.72%
2017 376,414 187,605 188,809 49.84% 50.16% 171,645 45.6%
2016 369,025 184,070 184,955 49.88% 50.12% 167,906 45.5%
2015 361,540 180,445 181,095 49.91% 50.09% 164,175 45.41%
2014 353,967 176,736 177,231 49.93% 50.07% 160,489 45.34%
2013 346,295 173,009 173,286 49.96% 50.04% 156,802 45.28%
2012 338,576 169,220 169,356 49.98% 50.02% 153,206 45.25%
2011 330,797 165,398 165,399 50% 50% 149,619 45.23%
2010 323,013 161,603 161,410 50.03% 49.97% 146,099 45.23%
2009 315,190 157,816 157,374 50.07% 49.93% 142,623 45.25%
2008 307,344 154,041 153,303 50.12% 49.88% 139,104 45.26%
2007 299,539 150,279 149,260 50.17% 49.83% 135,631 45.28%
2006 291,833 146,588 145,245 50.23% 49.77% 132,200 45.3%
2005 284,280 142,908 141,372 50.27% 49.73% 128,807 45.31%
2004 276,986 139,324 137,662 50.3% 49.7% 125,558 45.33%
2003 269,886 135,807 134,079 50.32% 49.68% 122,393 45.35%
2002 262,833 132,284 130,549 50.33% 49.67% 119,221 45.36%
2001 255,502 128,620 126,882 50.34% 49.66% 115,947 45.38%
2000 247,928 124,832 123,096 50.35% 49.65% 112,559 45.4%
1999 239,576 120,627 118,949 50.35% 49.65% 109,199 45.58%
1998 230,824 116,243 114,581 50.36% 49.64% 105,694 45.79%
1997 222,129 111,864 110,265 50.36% 49.64% 102,179 46%
1996 214,194 107,868 106,326 50.36% 49.64% 98,979 46.21%
1995 207,479 104,507 102,972 50.37% 49.63% 96,332 46.43%
1994 202,183 101,860 100,323 50.38% 49.62% 94,298 46.64%
1993 198,119 99,832 98,287 50.39% 49.61% 92,819 46.85%
1992 194,810 98,204 96,606 50.41% 49.59% 91,678 47.06%
1991 191,614 96,612 95,002 50.42% 49.58% 90,576 47.27%
1990 188,023 94,801 93,222 50.42% 49.58% 89,255 47.47%
1989 183,930 92,738 91,192 50.42% 49.58% 87,661 47.66%
1988 179,471 90,453 89,018 50.4% 49.6% 85,877 47.85%
1987 174,769 88,066 86,703 50.39% 49.61% 83,959 48.04%
1986 169,993 85,625 84,368 50.37% 49.63% 81,988 48.23%
1985 165,330 83,277 82,053 50.37% 49.63% 80,053 48.42%
1984 160,742 80,998 79,744 50.39% 49.61% 78,137 48.61%
1983 156,210 78,777 77,433 50.43% 49.57% 76,230 48.8%
1982 151,865 76,631 75,234 50.46% 49.54% 74,399 48.99%
1981 147,941 74,681 73,260 50.48% 49.52% 72,757 49.18%
1980 144,502 72,901 71,601 50.45% 49.55% 71,341 49.37%
1979 141,655 71,366 70,289 50.38% 49.62% 70,176 49.54%
1978 139,322 70,037 69,285 50.27% 49.73% 69,243 49.7%
1977 137,332 68,831 68,501 50.12% 49.88% 68,460 49.85%
1976 135,481 67,727 67,754 49.99% 50.01% 67,754 50.01%
1975 133,597 66,625 66,972 49.87% 50.13% 67,026 50.17%
1974 131,633 65,553 66,080 49.8% 50.2% 66,251 50.33%
1973 129,617 64,471 65,146 49.74% 50.26% 65,444 50.49%
1972 127,470 63,365 64,105 49.71% 50.29% 64,564 50.65%
1971 125,107 62,166 62,941 49.69% 50.31% 63,567 50.81%
1970 122,489 60,840 61,649 49.67% 50.33% 62,420 50.96%
1969 119,567 59,353 60,214 49.64% 50.36% 61,266 51.24%
1968 116,355 57,724 58,631 49.61% 50.39% 59,981 51.55%
1967 112,989 56,031 56,958 49.59% 50.41% 58,596 51.86%
1966 109,621 54,339 55,282 49.57% 50.43% 57,189 52.17%
1965 106,385 52,703 53,682 49.54% 50.46% 55,831 52.48%
1964 103,327 51,157 52,170 49.51% 50.49% 54,546 52.79%
1963 100,415 49,695 50,720 49.49% 50.51% 53,320 53.1%
1962 98,366 48,642 49,724 49.45% 50.55% 52,537 53.41%
1961 95,647 47,259 48,388 49.41% 50.59% 51,382 53.72%
1960 92,989 45,918 47,071 49.38% 50.62% 50,242 54.03%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Belize ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Belize. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Belize

# City Population 2022
1 Belize City 62,278
2 San Ignacio 26,465
3 San Pedro 17,629
4 Orange Walk 15,440
5 Belmopan 13,519
6 Dangriga 10,890
7 Corozal 9,956
8 Benque Viejo el Carmen 6,749
9 Ladyville 5,528
10 Punta Gorda 5,291
11 Placencia 4,368
12 Independence and Mango Creek 4,057
13 Shipyard 3,858
14 Sarteneja 3,534
15 San Jose 2,901

Other Countries from Central America Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Guatemala 18,452,611 130/km2
Honduras 10,183,541 85.7/km2
El Salvador 6,800,672 324/km2
Nicaragua 6,768,951 51/km2
Costa Rica 5,135,530 1.1/km2
Panama 4,433,818 56/km2
Belize 416,349 17.70/km2