Chile Population 2022


Chile map
  • The current population of Chile is estimated at 19,492,494 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Chile represent 0.25% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Chile is 25 inhabitants per km2.
  • Chile is located in South America.
  • Chile ranks number 63 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Chile is -34.1574° S. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is -70.9415° W.
  • The median age in Chile is 35.5 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Chile increased to 350,000 CLP per month, as of January, 2022 (around $425 USD per month).
  • The countries that Chile shares its land boundary with are Bolivia and Peru to the north, Argentina to the east, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

Chile

Official name Republic of Chile
Location South America
Capital Santiago
Population 19,439,508 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 25/km2
Population growth rate 0.87% (in 2022)
Area 756,096 km2 (291,930.18 sq mi)
Official language Spanish
Currency Chilean peso (CLP)
Life expectancy 80.60 years
Internet TLD .cl
Call code +56

Chile Population Graph

Chile Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 19,123,855 9,429,973 9,693,882 49.31% 50.69% 16,777,358 87.73%
2019 18,959,616 9,345,195 9,614,421 49.29% 50.71% 16,616,207 87.64%
2018 18,736,658 9,231,551 9,505,107 49.27% 50.73% 16,405,818 87.56%
2017 18,477,823 9,100,328 9,377,495 49.25% 50.75% 16,166,247 87.49%
2016 18,216,356 8,969,734 9,246,622 49.24% 50.76% 15,924,738 87.42%
2015 17,976,544 8,848,055 9,128,489 49.22% 50.78% 15,704,309 87.36%
2014 17,766,073 8,742,685 9,023,388 49.21% 50.79% 15,509,782 87.3%
2013 17,578,540 8,650,400 8,928,140 49.21% 50.79% 15,337,276 87.25%
2012 17,407,319 8,566,142 8,841,177 49.21% 50.79% 15,177,441 87.19%
2011 17,240,477 8,484,039 8,756,438 49.21% 50.79% 15,021,628 87.13%
2010 17,069,356 8,399,830 8,669,526 49.21% 50.79% 14,862,288 87.07%
2009 16,892,938 8,313,015 8,579,923 49.21% 50.79% 14,700,235 87.02%
2008 16,714,938 8,225,421 8,489,517 49.21% 50.79% 14,535,310 86.96%
2007 16,536,813 8,137,766 8,399,047 49.21% 50.79% 14,370,490 86.9%
2006 16,361,049 8,051,272 8,309,777 49.21% 50.79% 14,207,935 86.84%
2005 16,189,186 7,966,698 8,222,488 49.21% 50.79% 14,048,976 86.78%
2004 16,021,378 7,882,518 8,138,860 49.2% 50.8% 13,895,341 86.73%
2003 15,855,989 7,801,147 8,054,842 49.2% 50.8% 13,742,386 86.67%
2002 15,690,687 7,719,818 7,970,869 49.2% 50.8% 13,589,704 86.61%
2001 15,522,318 7,636,980 7,885,338 49.2% 50.8% 13,405,074 86.36%
2000 15,348,487 7,551,456 7,797,031 49.2% 50.8% 13,210,443 86.07%
1999 15,168,866 7,463,082 7,705,784 49.2% 50.8% 13,011,853 85.78%
1998 14,983,727 7,370,495 7,613,232 49.19% 50.81% 12,808,090 85.48%
1997 14,792,141 7,276,254 7,515,887 49.19% 50.81% 12,598,466 85.17%
1996 14,593,202 7,176,937 7,416,265 49.18% 50.82% 12,383,791 84.86%
1995 14,386,616 7,073,899 7,312,717 49.17% 50.83% 12,163,884 84.55%
1994 14,172,013 6,966,962 7,205,051 49.16% 50.84% 11,935,669 84.22%
1993 13,950,512 6,856,677 7,093,835 49.15% 50.85% 11,704,480 83.9%
1992 13,725,306 6,744,615 6,980,691 49.14% 50.86% 11,468,866 83.56%
1991 13,500,653 6,632,871 6,867,782 49.13% 50.87% 11,259,545 83.4%
1990 13,279,927 6,523,100 6,756,827 49.12% 50.88% 11,058,195 83.27%
1989 13,063,982 6,415,722 6,648,260 49.11% 50.89% 10,861,395 83.14%
1988 12,852,851 6,310,750 6,542,101 49.1% 50.9% 10,669,152 83.01%
1987 12,647,974 6,210,155 6,437,819 49.1% 50.9% 10,483,906 82.89%
1986 12,452,056 6,115,205 6,336,851 49.11% 50.89% 10,305,322 82.76%
1985 12,263,367 6,023,766 6,239,601 49.12% 50.88% 10,131,994 82.62%
1984 12,084,176 5,936,956 6,147,220 49.13% 50.87% 9,968,237 82.49%
1983 11,913,909 5,855,686 6,058,223 49.15% 50.85% 9,812,295 82.36%
1982 11,749,781 5,778,542 5,971,239 49.18% 50.82% 9,661,845 82.23%
1981 11,587,811 5,701,203 5,886,608 49.2% 50.8% 9,476,512 81.78%
1980 11,425,060 5,624,557 5,800,503 49.23% 50.77% 9,281,719 81.24%
1979 11,260,504 5,546,924 5,713,580 49.26% 50.74% 9,087,227 80.7%
1978 11,094,710 5,467,473 5,627,237 49.28% 50.72% 8,891,301 80.14%
1977 10,928,238 5,388,714 5,539,524 49.31% 50.69% 8,695,599 79.57%
1976 10,762,254 5,310,096 5,452,158 49.34% 50.66% 8,500,028 78.98%
1975 10,597,606 5,232,038 5,365,568 49.37% 50.63% 8,307,463 78.39%
1974 10,434,017 5,154,404 5,279,613 49.4% 50.6% 8,115,578 77.78%
1973 10,270,960 5,076,936 5,194,024 49.43% 50.57% 7,925,073 77.16%
1972 10,108,727 4,999,776 5,108,951 49.46% 50.54% 7,736,209 76.53%
1971 9,947,687 4,924,105 5,023,582 49.5% 50.5% 7,548,305 75.88%
1970 9,788,026 4,848,988 4,939,038 49.54% 50.46% 7,363,532 75.23%
1969 9,630,117 4,775,575 4,854,542 49.59% 50.41% 7,179,252 74.55%
1968 9,473,585 4,701,740 4,771,845 49.63% 50.37% 6,996,243 73.85%
1967 9,316,747 4,628,560 4,688,187 49.68% 50.32% 6,815,200 73.15%
1966 9,157,424 4,553,987 4,603,437 49.73% 50.27% 6,632,722 72.43%
1965 8,994,102 4,477,264 4,516,838 49.78% 50.22% 6,448,771 71.7%
1964 8,826,266 4,398,128 4,428,138 49.83% 50.17% 6,263,118 70.96%
1963 8,654,715 4,316,972 4,337,743 49.88% 50.12% 6,075,610 70.2%
1962 8,481,133 4,233,782 4,247,351 49.92% 50.08% 5,889,299 69.44%
1961 8,307,956 4,151,486 4,156,470 49.97% 50.03% 5,704,243 68.66%
1960 8,137,054 4,070,154 4,066,900 50.02% 49.98% 5,520,177 67.84%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Chile ordered by Population

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

Chile

# City Population 2022
1 Santiago 4,918,078
2 Puente Alto 515,776
3 Antofagasta 312,651
4 Vina del Mar 297,909
5 Valparaiso 285,809
6 Talcahuano 255,472
7 San Bernardo 252,482
8 Temuco 241,106
9 Iquique 230,024
10 Concepcion 218,644
11 Rancagua 215,396
12 La Pintana 202,808
13 Talca 199,217
14 Arica 187,840
15 Coquimbo 163,963
16 Puerto Montt 161,510
17 La Serena 156,406
18 Chillan 151,825
19 Calama 144,458
20 Osorno 137,837
21 Valdivia 134,793
22 Quilpue 132,139
23 Copiapo 130,986
24 Los Angeles 126,459
25 Punta Arenas 118,687
26 Alto Hospicio 106,294
27 Lo Prado 105,203
28 Curico 103,585
29 Villa Alemana 98,848
30 Coronel 94,288
31 San Antonio 86,353
32 Chiguayante 83,478
33 Ovalle 78,418
34 Linares 70,550
35 Quillota 68,613
36 Penaflor 66,399
37 Melipilla 63,819
38 San Felipe 60,142
39 Los Andes 57,382
40 Buin 56,051
41 La Tirana 52,565
42 Talagante 52,271
43 Lota 50,171
44 Hacienda La Calera 49,803
45 Tome 47,100
46 Penco 46,838
47 Coyhaique 46,281
48 Vallenar 45,649
49 Angol 45,224
50 Constitucion 38,509
51 Rengo 38,489
52 Limache 36,454
53 Santa Cruz 33,676
54 Paine 33,110
55 Villarrica 31,959
56 Cauquenes 31,789
57 San Carlos 31,785
58 Curanilahue 30,929
59 Castro 30,300
60 Las Animas 30,270
61 San Vicente de Tagua Tagua 29,938
62 Lampa 29,572
63 Molina 29,244
64 Ancud 28,348
65 Machali 27,824
66 Pucon 27,271
67 Parral 27,251
68 La Union 26,508
69 Puerto Varas 25,208
70 La Ligua 25,061
71 Arauco 24,945
72 Victoria 24,864
73 Tocopilla 24,771
74 Gomez Carreno 24,112
75 Graneros 23,506
76 El Monte 23,448
77 Illapel 23,163
78 San Vicente 22,856
79 San Javier 22,748
80 Lebu 22,656
81 Mulchen 22,389
82 Quellon 22,137
83 Lautaro 21,782
84 Nacimiento 21,500
85 Playa Brava 21,051
86 Caupolican 20,875
87 Canete 20,412
88 Puerto Natales 20,322
89 Nueva Imperial 18,974
90 Cabrero 18,554
91 Diego de Almagro 18,431
92 Chicureo Abajo 18,180
93 Cavancha 17,611
94 Chimbarongo 17,606
95 Puerto Aysen 17,205
96 Cartagena 17,106
97 Llaillay 16,821
98 Laja 16,778
99 Collipulli 16,540
100 Panguipulli 16,498

Other Countries from South America Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Brazil 215,519,404 25/km2
Colombia 51,656,639 42.30/km2
Argentina 47,328,106 14/km2
Peru 34,001,319 23/km2
Chile 19,439,508 25/km2
Ecuador 17,980,451 67/km2
Bolivia 11,949,504 10.6/km2
Paraguay 7,320,161 18/km2
Guyana 791,216 3,502/km2
Suriname 595,215 3/km2