Colombia Population 2022


Colombia map
  • The current population of Colombia is estimated at 51,823,313 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Colombia represent 0.65% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Colombia is 42.30 inhabitants per km2.
  • Colombia is located in South America.
  • Colombia ranks number 29 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Colombia is 4.4309° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is -74.3571° W.
  • The median age in Colombia is 31.40 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Colombia is 1,000,000 COP per month, as of 2022 (around $258 USD per month).
  • The countries that Colombia shares its land boundary with are Panama to the northwest, Venezuela and Brazil to the east, Ecuador and Peru to the south. It has also maritime borders with Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Jamaica, Honduras, Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Colombia

Official name Republic of Colombia
Location South America
Capital Bogotá
Population 51,656,639 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 42.30/km2
Population growth rate 1.03% (in 2022)
Area
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1,141,748 km2 (440,831.19 sq mi)
Official language Spanish and English
Currency Colombian peso (COP)
Life expectancy 77.60 years
Internet TLD .co
Call code +57

Colombia Population Graph

Colombia Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 50,893,061 24,988,493 25,904,568 49.1% 50.9% 41,442,220 81.43%
2019 50,349,511 24,716,575 25,632,936 49.09% 50.91% 40,833,453 81.1%
2018 49,675,954 24,375,991 25,299,963 49.07% 50.93% 40,128,236 80.78%
2017 48,924,517 23,997,476 24,927,041 49.05% 50.95% 39,359,774 80.45%
2016 48,189,501 23,627,312 24,562,189 49.03% 50.97% 38,604,609 80.11%
2015 47,534,923 23,296,866 24,238,057 49.01% 50.99% 37,913,855 79.76%
2014 46,981,796 23,021,080 23,960,716 49% 51% 37,312,942 79.42%
2013 46,509,441 22,784,975 23,724,466 48.99% 51.01% 36,770,364 79.06%
2012 46,089,544 22,583,877 23,505,667 49% 51% 36,272,471 78.7%
2011 45,676,446 22,381,459 23,294,987 49% 51% 35,782,928 78.34%
2010 45,236,266 22,165,770 23,070,496 49% 51% 35,266,193 77.96%
2009 44,763,479 21,934,105 22,829,374 49% 51% 34,731,983 77.59%
2008 44,268,248 21,691,442 22,576,806 49% 51% 34,175,087 77.2%
2007 43,750,633 21,442,185 22,308,448 49.01% 50.99% 33,609,236 76.82%
2006 43,213,861 21,179,113 22,034,748 49.01% 50.99% 33,024,033 76.42%
2005 42,660,525 20,907,923 21,752,602 49.01% 50.99% 32,430,531 76.02%
2004 42,088,576 20,627,611 21,460,965 49.01% 50.99% 31,827,381 75.62%
2003 41,496,317 20,337,345 21,158,972 49.01% 50.99% 31,209,380 75.21%
2002 40,887,626 20,039,026 20,848,600 49.01% 50.99% 30,583,944 74.8%
2001 40,268,033 19,735,363 20,532,670 49.01% 50.99% 29,951,363 74.38%
2000 39,641,854 19,432,437 20,209,417 49.02% 50.98% 29,319,115 73.96%
1999 39,011,168 19,131,077 19,880,091 49.04% 50.96% 28,684,912 73.53%
1998 38,375,816 18,827,175 19,548,641 49.06% 50.94% 28,052,721 73.1%
1997 37,735,120 18,520,397 19,214,723 49.08% 50.92% 27,418,338 72.66%
1996 37,087,510 18,213,676 18,873,834 49.11% 50.89% 26,784,600 72.22%
1995 36,432,364 17,902,864 18,529,500 49.14% 50.86% 26,151,151 71.78%
1994 35,769,706 17,587,964 18,181,742 49.17% 50.83% 25,514,531 71.33%
1993 35,101,799 17,270,085 17,831,714 49.2% 50.8% 24,876,645 70.87%
1992 34,432,895 16,951,314 17,481,581 49.23% 50.77% 24,247,645 70.42%
1991 33,768,455 16,634,341 17,134,114 49.26% 50.74% 23,621,034 69.95%
1990 33,112,500 16,321,151 16,791,349 49.29% 50.71% 23,006,565 69.48%
1989 32,467,234 16,009,593 16,457,641 49.31% 50.69% 22,405,638 69.01%
1988 31,832,074 15,705,945 16,126,129 49.34% 50.66% 21,814,520 68.53%
1987 31,204,776 15,402,677 15,802,099 49.36% 50.64% 21,234,850 68.05%
1986 30,581,651 15,101,219 15,480,432 49.38% 50.62% 20,664,022 67.57%
1985 29,960,179 14,800,328 15,159,851 49.4% 50.6% 20,082,308 67.03%
1984 29,340,029 14,502,776 14,837,253 49.43% 50.57% 19,478,845 66.39%
1983 28,722,797 14,203,423 14,519,374 49.45% 50.55% 18,879,494 65.73%
1982 28,110,255 13,903,332 14,206,923 49.46% 50.54% 18,291,343 65.07%
1981 27,504,857 13,609,403 13,895,454 49.48% 50.52% 17,715,878 64.41%
1980 26,908,578 13,314,364 13,594,214 49.48% 50.52% 17,151,528 63.74%
1979 26,320,890 13,023,576 13,297,314 49.48% 50.52% 16,597,953 63.06%
1978 25,741,389 12,734,265 13,007,124 49.47% 50.53% 16,057,478 62.38%
1977 25,172,093 12,450,117 12,721,976 49.46% 50.54% 15,528,664 61.69%
1976 24,617,945 12,173,574 12,444,371 49.45% 50.55% 15,016,946 61%
1975 24,075,128 11,905,151 12,169,977 49.45% 50.55% 14,519,710 60.31%
1974 23,547,805 11,646,744 11,901,061 49.46% 50.54% 14,036,847 59.61%
1973 23,033,722 11,394,782 11,638,940 49.47% 50.53% 13,564,559 58.89%
1972 22,525,436 11,150,091 11,375,345 49.5% 50.5% 13,096,288 58.14%
1971 22,012,785 10,900,731 11,112,054 49.52% 50.48% 12,633,137 57.39%
1970 21,488,656 10,643,331 10,845,325 49.53% 50.47% 12,171,175 56.64%
1969 20,950,830 10,376,946 10,573,884 49.53% 50.47% 11,707,324 55.88%
1968 20,401,861 10,105,042 10,296,819 49.53% 50.47% 11,245,506 55.12%
1967 19,845,443 9,829,448 10,015,995 49.53% 50.47% 10,785,998 54.35%
1966 19,287,446 9,551,143 9,736,303 49.52% 50.48% 10,336,142 53.59%
1965 18,732,732 9,276,449 9,456,283 49.52% 50.48% 9,894,629 52.82%
1964 18,182,457 9,002,134 9,180,323 49.51% 50.49% 9,460,332 52.03%
1963 17,637,030 8,732,094 8,904,936 49.51% 50.49% 8,920,810 50.58%
1962 17,099,756 8,467,799 8,631,957 49.52% 50.48% 8,402,820 49.14%
1961 16,574,444 8,207,665 8,366,779 49.52% 50.48% 7,906,010 47.7%
1960 16,064,137 7,954,961 8,109,176 49.52% 50.48% 7,432,876 46.27%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Colombia ordered by Population

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

Colombia

# City Population 2022
1 Bogotá 8,316,034
2 Medellín 2,550,144
3 Cali 2,466,925
4 Barranquilla 1,249,963
5 Cartagena 1,044,838
6 Cúcuta 677,198
7 Soledad 674,908
8 Ibagué 574,403
9 Soacha 549,684
10 Bucaramanga 537,596
11 Villavicencio 524,945
12 Santa Marta 515,371
13 Bello 487,978
14 Valledupar 487,732
15 Pereira 484,500
16 Montería 465,327
17 San Juan de Pasto 463,060
18 Buenaventura 428,245
19 Manizales 406,738
20 Neiva 352,302
21 Palmira 313,420
22 Armenia 304,598
23 Sincelejo 291,509
24 Riohacha 289,556
25 Popayán 288,837
26 Itagüí 280,405
27 Floridablanca 269,368
28 Envigado 240,579
29 Tuluá 220,967
30 Tumaco 215,840
31 Dosquebradas 208,199
32 Tunja 201,930
33 San Juan de Girón 197,376
34 Apartadó 196,765
35 Uribia 194,301
36 Barrancabermeja 193,755
37 Florencia 183,725
38 Turbo 174,261
39 Maicao 166,167
40 Piedecuesta 161,182
41 Yopal 151,010
42 Ipiales 150,551
43 Fusagasugá 144,349
44 Facatativá 141,482
45 Chía 137,761
46 Cartago 136,349
47 Pitalito 134,497
48 Zipaquirá 129,787
49 Malambo 129,123
50 Jamundí 128,271
51 Rionegro 127,859
52 Yumbo 126,957
53 Magangué 125,046
54 Santa Cruz de Lorica 122,137
55 Caucasia 121,684
56 Quibdó 117,804
57 Manaure 117,782
58 Guadalajara de Buga 116,464
59 Duitama 115,834
60 Sogamoso 113,185
61 Tierralta 108,675
62 Girardot 108,580
63 Ciénaga 106,816
64 Sabanalarga 102,788
65 Ocaña 102,119
66 Santander de Quilichao 99,337
67 Aguachica 97,056
68 Villa del Rosario 96,009
69 Garzón 95,538
70 Cereté 94,538
71 Arauca 92,862
72 Sahagún 91,726
73 Mosquera 90,329
74 Montelíbano 87,848
75 Candelaria 86,291
76 Madrid 83,309
77 Chigorodó 83,161
78 Caldas 81,567
79 Funza 80,746
80 Los Patios 80,026
81 Calarcá 79,535
82 Carmen de Bolivar 79,039
83 La Dorada 78,909
84 Arjona 77,443
85 Espinal 76,959
86 Turbaco 76,479
87 Acacías 74,266
88 Copacabana 73,957
89 San Andrés 73,807
90 Santa Rosa de Cabal 73,528
91 San Vicente del Caguán 72,514
92 Planeta Rica 69,608
93 Chiquinquirá 69,182
94 San José del Guaviare 68,831
95 Ciénaga de Oro 68,702
96 Necoclí 68,107
97 Granada 66,849
98 La Plata 66,746
99 La Estrella 66,299
100 Riosucio 64,384

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