Guyana Population 2022


Guyana map
  • The current population of Guyana is estimated at 791,595 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Guyana represent 0.01% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Guyana is 3,502 inhabitants per km2.
  • Guyana is located in South America.
  • Guyana ranks number 164 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Guyana is 4.8601º N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is -58.9321º W.
  • The median age in Guyana is 26.7 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Guyana is GYD 35,000 per month, around USD $170.00 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Guyana shares its land boundary with are Suriname (along the Courantyne River) to the east, Brazil to the south and southwest, and Venezuela to the west. The Atlantic Ocean lies to the north.

Guyana

Official name Co-operative Republic of Guyana
Location South America
Capital Georgetown
Population 791,216 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 3,502/km2
Population growth rate 0.38% (in 2022)
Area 214,970 km2 (83,000.35 sq mi)
Official language English
Currency Guyanese dollar (GYD)
Life expectancy 70.10 years
Internet TLD .gy
Call code +592

Guyana Population Graph

Guyana Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 787,346 395,956 391,390 50.29% 49.71% 210,930 26.79%
2019 783,558 393,660 389,898 50.24% 49.76% 209,132 26.69%
2018 779,786 391,375 388,411 50.19% 49.81% 207,501 26.61%
2017 775,993 389,083 386,910 50.14% 49.86% 205,949 26.54%
2016 772,134 386,685 385,449 50.08% 49.92% 204,461 26.48%
2015 768,200 384,100 384,100 50% 50% 203,112 26.44%
2014 764,134 381,379 382,755 49.91% 50.09% 201,808 26.41%
2013 760,040 378,500 381,540 49.8% 50.2% 200,651 26.4%
2012 756,143 375,803 380,340 49.7% 50.3% 199,622 26.4%
2011 752,781 373,680 379,101 49.64% 50.36% 198,734 26.4%
2010 750,179 372,314 377,865 49.63% 50.37% 199,773 26.63%
2009 748,466 371,913 376,553 49.69% 50.31% 201,113 26.87%
2008 747,562 372,211 375,351 49.79% 50.21% 202,664 27.11%
2007 747,223 373,014 374,209 49.92% 50.08% 204,291 27.34%
2006 747,081 373,839 373,242 50.04% 49.96% 206,045 27.58%
2005 746,902 374,273 372,629 50.11% 49.89% 207,788 27.82%
2004 746,483 374,137 372,346 50.12% 49.88% 209,463 28.06%
2003 745,887 373,689 372,198 50.1% 49.9% 211,161 28.31%
2002 745,534 372,991 372,543 50.03% 49.97% 212,626 28.52%
2001 745,951 372,528 373,423 49.94% 50.06% 213,417 28.61%
2000 747,465 372,462 375,003 49.83% 50.17% 214,448 28.69%
1999 750,426 372,962 377,464 49.7% 50.3% 215,973 28.78%
1998 754,532 374,022 380,510 49.57% 50.43% 217,833 28.87%
1997 758,733 375,042 383,691 49.43% 50.57% 219,729 28.96%
1996 761,562 375,526 386,036 49.31% 50.69% 221,234 29.05%
1995 762,059 375,162 386,897 49.23% 50.77% 222,064 29.14%
1994 759,655 373,598 386,057 49.18% 50.82% 222,047 29.23%
1993 754,895 371,106 383,789 49.16% 50.84% 221,335 29.32%
1992 749,345 368,528 380,817 49.18% 50.82% 220,307 29.4%
1991 745,221 366,872 378,349 49.23% 50.77% 219,766 29.49%
1990 744,049 367,114 376,935 49.34% 50.66% 220,090 29.58%
1989 746,327 369,357 376,970 49.49% 50.51% 221,435 29.67%
1988 751,392 373,292 378,100 49.68% 50.32% 223,614 29.76%
1987 758,208 378,194 380,014 49.88% 50.12% 226,325 29.85%
1986 765,211 383,065 382,146 50.06% 49.94% 229,104 29.94%
1985 771,209 387,147 384,062 50.2% 49.8% 231,594 30.03%
1984 775,992 390,169 385,823 50.28% 49.72% 233,729 30.12%
1983 779,732 392,439 387,293 50.33% 49.67% 235,635 30.22%
1982 782,030 393,674 388,356 50.34% 49.66% 237,033 30.31%
1981 782,516 393,919 388,597 50.34% 49.66% 237,885 30.4%
1980 780,933 393,122 387,811 50.34% 49.66% 238,106 30.49%
1979 777,033 391,158 385,875 50.34% 49.66% 236,296 30.41%
1978 770,898 387,993 382,905 50.33% 49.67% 233,582 30.3%
1977 763,186 384,112 379,074 50.33% 49.67% 230,406 30.19%
1976 754,855 379,843 375,012 50.32% 49.68% 227,060 30.08%
1975 746,593 375,536 371,057 50.3% 49.7% 223,754 29.97%
1974 738,584 371,286 367,298 50.27% 49.73% 220,541 29.86%
1973 730,639 367,073 363,566 50.24% 49.76% 217,365 29.75%
1972 722,671 362,853 359,818 50.21% 49.79% 214,200 29.64%
1971 714,398 358,556 355,842 50.19% 49.81% 210,962 29.53%
1970 705,635 354,158 351,477 50.19% 49.81% 207,668 29.43%
1969 696,439 349,682 346,757 50.21% 49.79% 204,544 29.37%
1968 686,830 345,132 341,698 50.25% 49.75% 201,447 29.33%
1967 676,537 340,298 336,239 50.3% 49.7% 198,158 29.29%
1966 665,183 334,853 330,330 50.34% 49.66% 194,566 29.25%
1965 652,517 328,542 323,975 50.35% 49.65% 190,600 29.21%
1964 638,473 321,407 317,066 50.34% 49.66% 186,243 29.17%
1963 623,203 313,471 309,732 50.3% 49.7% 181,539 29.13%
1962 606,892 304,842 302,050 50.23% 49.77% 176,545 29.09%
1961 589,863 295,875 293,988 50.16% 49.84% 171,355 29.05%
1960 572,385 286,765 285,620 50.1% 49.9% 166,049 29.01%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Guyana ordered by Population

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

Guyana

# City Population 2022
1 Georgetown 120,328
2 Linden 27,547
3 New Amsterdam 17,553
4 Corriverton 11,576
5 Tuschen 8,425
6 Bartica 8,095
7 Mahaica 4,912
8 Better Hope 4,564
9 Crabwood Creek 4,533
10 Kuru Kururu 4,533
11 Rose Hall 4,499
12 Parika 4,429
13 Met-en-Meerzorg 3,970
14 Triumph 3,848
15 Uitvlugt 3,008
16 Buxton 2,997
17 Nonpareil 2,986
18 Victoria 2,935
19 Plaisance 2,885
20 Stewartville 2,840
21 Enterprise 2,696
22 Mahdia 2,605
23 Kwakwani 2,542
24 Skeldon 2,313
25 Beterverwagting 2,193
26 Anna Regina 2,095
27 Lusignan 1,885
28 Wakapau 1,824
29 Lethem 1,721
30 St. Cuthbert's Mission 1,714
31 Windsor Forest 1,626
32 Karasabai 1,613
33 Helena 1,581
34 Leonora 1,568
35 Nabaclis 1,550
36 Charity 1,508
37 Paramakatoi 1,447
38 Albion 1,437
39 Supenaam 1,397
40 Adventure 1,349
41 Annandale 1,324
42 St. Ignatius 1,287
43 Mabaruma 1,267
44 Clonbrook 1,205
45 Port Kaituma 1,168
46 Port Mourant 1,153
47 Onderneeming 1,111
48 Aishalton 1,084
49 Karaudarnau 1,067
50 Enmore 1,018
51 Orealla 992

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