Guatemala Population 2022


Guatemala map
  • The current population of Guatemala is estimated at 18,460,638 people as of June, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Guatemala represent 0.23% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Guatemala is 130 inhabitants per km2.
  • Guatemala is located in Central America.
  • Guatemala ranks number 66 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Guatemala is 14.6291° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is -90.5305° W.
  • The median age in Guatemala is 22.9 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Guatemala is GTQ 2,954.35 per month, around USD $380.00 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Guatemala shares its land boundary with are Mexico to the north and west, Belize and Gulf of Honduras to the northeast, Honduras to the east, El Salvador to the southeast and the Pacific Ocean to the south.

Guatemala

Official name Republic of Guatemala
Location Central America
Capital Guatemala City
Population 18,452,611 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 130/km2
Population growth rate 1.88% (in 2022)
Area 108,889 km2 (42,042.26 sq mi)
Official language Spanish
Currency Quetzal (GTQ)
Life expectancy 74.80 years
Internet TLD .gt
Call code +502

Cities in Guatemala ordered by Population

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

Guatemala

# City Population 2022
1 Guatemala City 1,009,862
2 Mixco 478,568
3 Villa Nueva 410,654
4 Petapa 143,450
5 San Juan Sacatepequez 138,145
6 Quetzaltenango 133,314
7 Villa Canales 123,233
8 Escuintla 104,063
9 Chinautla 98,212
10 Chimaltenango 83,062
11 Huehuetenango 80,673
12 Chichicastenango 80,453
13 Amatitlan 72,985
14 Totonicapan 70,759
15 Santa Catarina Pinula 68,953
16 Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa 62,606
17 Puerto Barrios 57,103
18 San Francisco El Alto 55,229
19 Coban 54,266
20 San Jose Pinula 47,965
21 San Pedro Ayampuc 47,220
22 Coatepeque 46,334
23 Jalapa 46,292
24 Solola 45,831
25 Mazatenango 44,741
26 Chiquimula 42,198
27 San Pedro Sacatepequez 40,649
28 Salama 40,612
29 Antigua Guatemala 39,892
30 Retalhuleu 37,063
31 Zacapa 36,647
32 Jutiapa 34,617
33 Jacaltenango 34,479
34 Santiago Atitlan 33,689
35 Momostenango 32,269
36 Palin 31,799
37 San Benito 31,090
38 Barberena 30,930
39 Ciudad Vieja 30,508
40 Ostuncalco 29,215
41 Fraijanes 28,734
42 Nahuala 28,086
43 Cantel 26,488
44 Panzos 25,799
45 San Marcos 25,467
46 Santiago Sacatepequez 24,520
47 La Gomera 24,207
48 Santa Cruz del Quiche 23,890
49 Nebaj 23,616
50 Tecpan Guatemala 22,231
51 Sumpango 21,118
52 Comalapa 20,916
53 Esquipulas 20,901
54 Flores 20,712
55 Chicacao 20,692
56 San Pablo Jocopilas 20,557
57 San Cristobal Verapaz 19,973
58 Comitancillo 19,968
59 Gualan 19,609
60 Nuevo San Carlos 19,384
61 Colomba 19,362
62 Morales 19,302
63 Patzun 18,994
64 San Andres Itzapa 18,850
65 Puerto San Jose 18,842
66 Palencia 18,841
67 Tiquisate 18,455
68 Jocotenango 18,108
69 San Lucas Sacatepequez 18,104
70 Alotenango 17,574
71 Poptun 17,535
72 Chisec 17,175
73 La Esperanza 16,728
74 Cuilapa 16,718
75 Patzicia 16,664
76 El Estor 16,091
77 Sanarate 16,028
78 El Tejar 16,014
79 Asuncion Mita 15,739
80 Santa Maria de Jesus 15,715
81 El Palmar 15,316
82 Malacatan 15,113
83 San Sebastian 15,054
84 Santa Catarina Ixtahuacan 14,951
85 San Lucas Toliman 14,734
86 Livingston 14,506
87 Patulul 14,351
88 Barillas 14,262
89 San Francisco Zapotitlan 14,005
90 San Miguel Chicaj 13,898
91 San Pablo 13,798
92 Guastatoya 13,647
93 San Pedro Carcha 13,453
94 San Mateo Ixtatan 13,377
95 Joyabaj 13,331
96 Santa Lucia Milpas Altas 13,160
97 Santa Barbara 13,045
98 Panajachel 12,997
99 San Andres Xecul 12,256
100 Flores Costa Cuca 12,117

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
Costa Rica 5,135,530 1.1/km2
Belize 416,349 17.70/km2