Panama Population 2022


Panama map
  • The current population of Panama is estimated at 4,442,097 people as of August, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Panama represent 0.06% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Panama is 56 inhabitants per km2.
  • Panama is located in Central America.
  • Panama ranks number 128 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Panama is 8.9779° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is -79.5204° W.
  • The median age in Panama is 29.7 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Panama ranges from $1.22 to $2.36 USD per hour, in 2022 .
  • The countries that Panama shares its land boundary with are Costa Rica to the west, and Colombia to the east. It is also bordered by the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.

Panama

Official name Republic of Panama
Location Central America
Capital Panama City
Population 4,433,818 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 56/km2
Population growth rate 1.57% (in 2022)
Area 75,417 km2 (29,118.65 sq mi)
Official language Spanish
Currency Balboa (PAB) and United States dollar (USD)
Life expectancy 78.93 years
Internet TLD .pa
Call code +507

Panama Population Graph

Panama Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 4,318,220 2,161,701 2,156,519 50.06% 49.94% 2,954,094 68.41%
2019 4,249,837 2,128,318 2,121,519 50.08% 49.92% 2,892,439 68.06%
2018 4,180,209 2,093,867 2,086,342 50.09% 49.91% 2,830,420 67.71%
2017 4,110,049 2,059,546 2,050,503 50.11% 49.89% 2,768,940 67.37%
2016 4,040,303 2,025,404 2,014,899 50.13% 49.87% 2,708,215 67.03%
2015 3,971,665 1,991,790 1,979,875 50.15% 49.85% 2,649,101 66.7%
2014 3,904,432 1,958,854 1,945,578 50.17% 49.83% 2,591,372 66.37%
2013 3,838,515 1,926,551 1,911,964 50.19% 49.81% 2,535,339 66.05%
2012 3,773,652 1,894,751 1,878,901 50.21% 49.79% 2,480,799 65.74%
2011 3,709,444 1,863,254 1,846,190 50.23% 49.77% 2,427,460 65.44%
2010 3,645,605 1,831,552 1,814,053 50.24% 49.76% 2,374,747 65.14%
2009 3,582,078 1,800,352 1,781,726 50.26% 49.74% 2,322,978 64.85%
2008 3,519,017 1,769,362 1,749,655 50.28% 49.72% 2,271,877 64.56%
2007 3,456,434 1,738,586 1,717,848 50.3% 49.7% 2,221,450 64.27%
2006 3,394,386 1,707,716 1,686,670 50.31% 49.69% 2,171,728 63.98%
2005 3,332,886 1,677,442 1,655,444 50.33% 49.67% 2,122,382 63.68%
2004 3,271,971 1,647,110 1,624,861 50.34% 49.66% 2,074,102 63.39%
2003 3,211,623 1,617,373 1,594,250 50.36% 49.64% 2,026,213 63.09%
2002 3,151,714 1,587,518 1,564,196 50.37% 49.63% 1,978,961 62.79%
2001 3,092,113 1,557,807 1,534,306 50.38% 49.62% 1,932,571 62.5%
2000 3,032,757 1,528,206 1,504,551 50.39% 49.61% 1,886,375 62.2%
1999 2,973,871 1,498,831 1,475,040 50.4% 49.6% 1,827,444 61.45%
1998 2,914,939 1,469,421 1,445,518 50.41% 49.59% 1,767,328 60.63%
1997 2,856,476 1,440,235 1,416,241 50.42% 49.58% 1,708,458 59.81%
1996 2,798,808 1,411,719 1,387,089 50.44% 49.56% 1,650,737 58.98%
1995 2,742,133 1,383,406 1,358,727 50.45% 49.55% 1,594,276 58.14%
1994 2,686,533 1,355,893 1,330,640 50.47% 49.53% 1,539,383 57.3%
1993 2,631,951 1,328,609 1,303,342 50.48% 49.52% 1,486,000 56.46%
1992 2,578,267 1,302,025 1,276,242 50.5% 49.5% 1,433,774 55.61%
1991 2,525,386 1,275,825 1,249,561 50.52% 49.48% 1,382,901 54.76%
1990 2,473,170 1,250,187 1,222,983 50.55% 49.45% 1,333,039 53.9%
1989 2,421,601 1,224,604 1,196,997 50.57% 49.43% 1,295,557 53.5%
1988 2,370,688 1,199,568 1,171,120 50.6% 49.4% 1,260,258 53.16%
1987 2,320,345 1,174,559 1,145,786 50.62% 49.38% 1,225,606 52.82%
1986 2,270,542 1,149,802 1,120,740 50.64% 49.36% 1,191,580 52.48%
1985 2,221,197 1,125,036 1,096,161 50.65% 49.35% 1,158,132 52.14%
1984 2,172,283 1,100,479 1,071,804 50.66% 49.34% 1,125,460 51.81%
1983 2,123,773 1,075,903 1,047,870 50.66% 49.34% 1,093,106 51.47%
1982 2,075,614 1,051,506 1,024,108 50.66% 49.34% 1,061,261 51.13%
1981 2,027,788 1,027,075 1,000,713 50.65% 49.35% 1,029,914 50.79%
1980 1,980,270 1,003,205 977,065 50.66% 49.34% 999,046 50.45%
1979 1,933,040 979,665 953,375 50.68% 49.32% 969,613 50.16%
1978 1,886,123 956,264 929,859 50.7% 49.3% 940,798 49.88%
1977 1,839,458 933,157 906,301 50.73% 49.27% 912,371 49.6%
1976 1,793,001 910,127 882,874 50.76% 49.24% 884,308 49.32%
1975 1,746,713 887,156 859,557 50.79% 49.21% 856,588 49.04%
1974 1,700,585 864,067 836,518 50.81% 49.19% 829,205 48.76%
1973 1,654,696 840,917 813,779 50.82% 49.18% 802,197 48.48%
1972 1,609,244 818,140 791,104 50.84% 49.16% 775,656 48.2%
1971 1,564,500 795,548 768,952 50.85% 49.15% 749,708 47.92%
1970 1,520,653 773,404 747,249 50.86% 49.14% 724,439 47.64%
1969 1,477,810 751,762 726,048 50.87% 49.13% 695,162 47.04%
1968 1,435,967 730,620 705,347 50.88% 49.12% 666,145 46.39%
1967 1,395,078 710,095 684,983 50.9% 49.1% 637,969 45.73%
1966 1,355,065 689,864 665,201 50.91% 49.09% 610,863 45.08%
1965 1,315,862 670,169 645,693 50.93% 49.07% 584,637 44.43%
1964 1,277,480 650,876 626,604 50.95% 49.05% 559,281 43.78%
1963 1,240,008 632,032 607,976 50.97% 49.03% 534,939 43.14%
1962 1,203,529 613,679 589,850 50.99% 49.01% 511,379 42.49%
1961 1,168,170 596,000 572,170 51.02% 48.98% 488,879 41.85%
1960 1,134,025 578,806 555,219 51.04% 48.96% 467,785 41.25%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Panama ordered by Population

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

Panama

# City Population 2022
1 Panama City 411,025
2 San Miguelito 324,362
3 Juan Diaz 101,381
4 David 82,834
5 Arraijan 77,383
6 Colon 77,210
7 Las Cumbres 69,724
8 La Chorrera 61,826
9 Pedregal 52,194
10 Tocumen 51,312
11 Santiago de Veraguas 45,799
12 Parque Lefevre 37,323
13 Chilibre 33,828
14 Cativa 29,850
15 Rio Abajo 26,815
16 Nuevo Belen 24,248
17 Ancon 20,919
18 Alcalde Diaz 20,508
19 El Chorrillo 18,448
20 Changuinola 18,157
21 La Cabima 18,126
22 La Concepcion 17,884
23 Veracruz 17,312
24 Curundu 16,512
25 Penonome 16,427
26 Sabanitas 15,697
27 Nuevo Arraijan 15,045
28 Villa Unida 15,011
29 San Vicente 14,252
30 Chepo 13,032
31 Puerto Escondido 12,480
32 Pocri 12,411
33 El Coco 12,040
34 San Juan Bautista 11,912
35 Puerto Armuelles 11,859
36 Las Lomas 11,846
37 El Empalme 11,127
38 Monagrillo 10,903
39 Volcan 10,367
40 Llano Bonito 9,896
41 Union Choco 9,637
42 Nueva Esperanza 9,499
43 Chitre 9,110
44 Las Tablas 9,102
45 Almirante 8,916
46 Puerto Pilon 8,915
47 Vista Alegre 8,785
48 Aguadulce 8,595
49 Altos de San Francisco 8,309
50 Canto del Llano 7,997
51 Gonzalillo 7,948
52 La Pesa 7,900
53 Sona 7,787
54 La Arena 7,267
55 Pacora 6,962
56 Anton 6,940
57 Guadalupe 6,651
58 La Herradura 6,366
59 Boquete 6,230
60 San Pablo Viejo Abajo 6,108
61 Los Santos 6,071
62 La Mitra 5,806
63 Rio Hato 5,685
64 Nata 5,528
65 Bocas del Toro 5,482
66 Vista Hermosa 4,814
67 Alto Boquete 4,793
68 Gatuncillo 4,652
69 El Palmar 4,591
70 El Progreso 4,348
71 Lidice 4,290
72 Puerto Caimito 4,250
73 Las Margaritas 4,243
74 Los Algarrobos 4,212
75 Buena Vista 4,148
76 Potrero Grande 4,114
77 San Jose 4,049
78 Ocu 4,002
79 Bejuco 3,943
80 Villa Rosario 3,900
81 Los Algarrobos Arriba 3,765
82 Alto del Espino 3,738
83 Nueva Gorgona 3,596
84 Gualaca 3,498
85 Capira 3,471
86 Las Lajas 3,354
87 Margarita 3,336
88 Bugaba 3,312
89 San Felipe 3,301
90 Guarare 3,294
91 Canazas 3,279
92 Rio Alejandro 3,120
93 Canoa 3,093
94 Chigore 2,953
95 Parita 2,908
96 Tole 2,846
97 Atalaya 2,715
98 Siogui Abajo 2,707
99 Pese 2,599
100 Ustupo 2,543

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