Guatemala

Census Results


1950-04-18 2,790,868
1964-04-18 4,287,997
1973-03-26 5,160,221
1981-03-23 6,054,227
1994-04-17 8,331,874
2002-11-24 11,237,196

General Information


Official name the Republic of Guatemala
Official name [native] República de Guatemala (la) «Spanish»
Capital Guatemala City
Capital [native] Guatemala «Spanish»
Region Central America
ISO code GT
Statistical agency Instituto Nacional de Estadística

Name in Chinese 危地马拉共和国
Name in Arabic جمهورية غواتيمالا
Name in Spanish República de Guatemala (la)
Name in Russian Республика Гватемала
Name in French la République du Guatemala

Administrative units

codedepartamentocapitalarea (sq.km.)population
1994-04-17
census
population
2002-11-24
census
population
2012-06-30
projection
Departamento de Alta VerapazCobán8,686543,777776,2461,147,593
Departamento de Baja VerapazSalamá3,124155,480215,915277,380
Departamento de ChimaltenangoChimaltenango1,979314,813446,133630,609
Departamento de ChiquimulaChiquimula2,376230,767302,485379,359
Departamento de El ProgresoGuastatoya1,922108,400139,490160,754
Departamento de EscuintlaEscuintla4,384386,534538,746716,204
Departamento de GuatemalaGuatemala2,1261,813,8252,541,5813,207,587
Departamento de HuehuetenangoHuehuetenango7,400634,374846,5441,173,977
Departamento de IzabalPuerto Barrios9,038253,153314,306423,788
Departamento de JalapaJalapa2,063196,940242,926327,297
Departamento de JutiapaJutiapa3,219307,491389,085444,434
Departamento del PeténFlores35,854224,884366,735662,779
Departamento de QuetzaltenangoQuetzaltenango1,951503,857624,716807,571
Departamento del QuichéSanta Cruz del Quiché8,378437,669655,510985,690
Departamento de RetalhuleuRetalhuleu1,856188,764241,411311,167
Departamento de SacatepéquezAntigua Guatemala465180,647248,019323,283
Departamento de San MarcosSan Marcos3,791645,418794,9511,044,667
Departamento de Santa RosaCuilapa2,955246,698301,370353,261
Departamento de SololáSololá1,061222,094307,661450,471
Departamento de SuchitepéquezMazatenango2,510307,187403,945529,096
Departamento de TotonicapánTotonicapán1,061272,094339,254491,298
Departamento de ZacapaZacapa2,690157,008200,167225,108
 total 108,8898,331,87411,237,19615,073,375
source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Guatemala.

Expanded administrative units

codedepartamento
municipal
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1994-04-17
census
population
2002-11-24
census
population
2012-06-30
projection
Departamento de Alta VerapazCobán8,686543,777776,2461,147,593
205Chahal 672 16,85326,268
029Chisec 258 69,32567,423
006Cobán 2,132 144,461232,703
061Fray Bartolomé de las Casas 1,230 44,53864,370
207Lanquín 208 16,54624,612
060Panzós 537 44,77059,547
064San Cristóbal Verapaz 192 43,33660,760
082San Juan Chamelco 80 38,97357,905
127San Miguel Tucurú 96 28,42141,421
005San Pedro Carchá 1,082 148,344221,172
134Santa Catalina La Tinta 196 27,02738,602
183Santa Cruz Verapaz 48 19,01236,857
067Santa María Cahabón 1,422 42,94959,901
044Senahú 336 54,47167,201
144Tactíc 85 24,53535,174
240Tamahú 112 12,68520,047
Raxruhá    33,630
Departamento de Baja VerapazSalamá3,124155,480215,915277,380
062Cubulco 444 43,63962,192
250Granados 248 11,33811,336
100Purulhá 248 33,36651,005
110Rabinal 504 31,16836,267
054Salamá 776 47,27456,399
200San Jerónimo 464 17,46922,782
150San Miguel Chicaj 300 23,20128,207
288Santa Cruz El Chol 140 8,4609,194
Departamento de ChimaltenangoChimaltenango1,979314,813446,133630,609
191Acatenango 172 18,33622,541
026Chimaltenango 212 74,077124,545
233El Tejar 144 13,82324,176
272Parramos 16 9,53715,824
149Patzicía 44 23,40134,219
069Patzún 124 42,32653,333
165San Andrés Itzapa 60 21,15132,649
174San José Poaquil 100 19,98224,400
095Comalapa 76 35,44143,644
040San Martín Jilotepeque 251 58,57876,099
147Yepocapa 217 23,50932,085
246Santa Apolonia 96 11,85916,350
307Santa Cruz Balanyá 40 6,5047,998
269Pochuta 170 9,84211,437
037Tecpán Guatemala 201 59,85985,968
195Zaragoza 56 17,90825,339
Departamento de ChiquimulaChiquimula2,376230,767302,485379,359
090Camotán 232 36,22651,714
023Chiquimula 372 79,81595,320
244Concepción Las Minas 160 11,98913,139
072Esquipulas 532 41,74656,258
180Ipala 228 19,28420,009
079Jocotán 148 40,90357,452
197Olopa 156 17,81724,376
142Quezaltepeque 236 24,75926,937
262San Jacinto 60 10,53012,420
298San José La Arada 160 7,5058,268
245San Juan Ermita 92 11,91113,468
Departamento de El ProgresoGuastatoya1,922108,400139,490160,754
259El Jícaro 249 10,68510,960
186Guastatoya 262 18,56222,654
256Morazán 329 10,87412,064
099San Agustín Acasagustlán 358 34,34340,124
216San Antonio La Paz 209 15,15117,765
309San Cristobal Acasaguastlán 124 6,1297,026
101Sanarate 273 33,02538,395
258Sansare 118 10,72111,767
Departamento de EscuintlaEscuintla4,384386,534538,746716,204
008Escuintla 332 119,897153,131
239Guanagazapa 220 12,72617,390
255Iztapa 328 10,99311,798
190La Democracia 320 18,36325,446
051La Gomera 640 47,97160,299
106Masagua 448 32,24544,937
038Nueva Concepción 554 59,56363,373
086Palín 88 36,75660,927
059Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate 338 44,98357,558
071Puerto de San José 280 41,80451,897
241San Vicente Pacaya 236 12,67817,060
018Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa 432 85,974129,341
219Siquinalá 168 14,79323,047
Departamento de GuatemalaGuatemala2,1261,813,8252,541,5813,207,587
001Ciudad de Guatemala 184 942,348992,541
002Mixco 132 403,689483,705
003Villa Nueva 114 355,901527,174
004San Juan Sacatepéquez 242 152,583219,905
012Villa Canales 160 103,814147,050
013San Miguel Petapa 30 101,242169,054
015Chinautla 80 95,312126,780
020Amatitlán 204 82,870110,556
033Santa Catarina Pinula 51 63,76789,876
052Palencia 196 47,70560,202
053San José Pinula 220 47,27872,161
058San Pedro Ayampuc 73 44,99672,713
109San Pedro Sacatepéquez 48 31,50341,860
114Fraijanes 96 30,70145,167
155San Raimundo 114 22,61530,049
266Chuarrancho 98 10,10112,956
318San José del Golfo 84 5,1565,837
Departamento de HuehuetenangoHuehuetenango7,400634,374846,5441,173,977
073Aguacatán 300 41,67153,740
025Chiantla 536 74,97893,092
159Colotenango 71 21,83426,701
204Concepción Huista 136 16,96119,013
055Cuilco 592 46,40759,234
021Huehuetenango 204 81,294111,108
098Jacaltenango 212 34,39744,593
089La Democracia 136 36,28444,539
126La Libertad 104 28,56338,207
214Malacatancito 268 15,54021,128
124Nentón 787 28,98344,535
242San Antonio Huista 156 12,67518,139
313San Gaspar Ixchil 31 5,8096,965
235San Juan Atitán 64 13,36515,565
179San Juan Ixcoy 224 19,36727,265
117San Idelfonso Ixtahuacán 184 30,46643,614
119San Mateo Ixtatán 560 29,99339,735
160San Miguel Acatán 152 21,80525,524
137San Pedro Necta 119 26,02533,749
091San Pedro Soloma 140 35,76450,290
257San Rafael La Independencia 64 10,83011,993
308San Rafaél Petzal 18 6,4208,563
164San Sebastián Huehuetenango 108 21,19829,213
193San Sebastián Coatán 168 18,02224,628
300Santa Ana Huista 145 7,3689,194
215Santa Bárbara 132 15,31817,273
024Santa Cruz Barillas 1,112 75,987140,332
118Santa Eulalia 292 30,10246,885
312Santiago Chimaltenanango 17 5,8117,250
302Tectitán 68 7,1898,167
136Todos Santos Cuchumatán 300 26,11835,211
333Unión Cantinil    18,533
Departamento de IzabalPuerto Barrios9,038253,153314,306423,788
066El Estor 2,896 42,98475,885
050Livingston 1,940 48,58864,460
042Los Amates 1,615 56,18763,559
019Morales 1,295 85,469115,300
022Puerto Barrios 1,292 81,078104,584
Departamento de JalapaJalapa2,063196,940242,926327,297
011Jalapa 544 105,796147,266
102Mataquescuintla 287 32,86043,113
166Monjas 256 21,06924,741
243San Carlos Alzatate 181 12,20718,000
168San Luis Jilotepeque 296 20,69625,336
301San Manuel Chaparrón 123 7,2068,708
065San Pedro Pinula 376 43,09260,134
Departamento de JutiapaJutiapa3,219307,491389,085444,434
227Agua Blanca 340 14,30314,531
080Asunción Mita 476 40,39141,029
220Atescatempa 68 14,77315,481
145Comapa 132 23,71527,670
209Conguaco 128 16,39019,327
315El Adelanto 31 5,3135,544
192El Progreso 68 18,19418,626
153Jalpatagua 204 22,77625,392
319Jeréz 60 5,1435,231
009Jutiapa 620 109,910139,342
097Moyuta 380 35,05139,025
289Pasaco 308 8,3449,289
196Quezada 84 17,86920,613
247San José Acatempa 68 11,72513,558
148Santa Catarina Mita 132 23,48924,129
237Yupiltepeque 36 13,07915,659
286Zapotitlán 84 8,6209,986
Departamento del PeténFlores35,854224,884366,735662,779
104Dolores 3,050 32,40449,826
112Flores 4,336 30,89758,502
030La Libertad 7,047 67,252118,188
185Melchor de Mencos 823 18,87221,822
093Poptún 1,128 35,66364,988
171San Andrés 8,874 20,29542,941
120San Benito 112 29,92659,486
280San Francisco 320 8,91717,124
326San José 2,252 3,5845,547
049San Luis 3,000 48,74577,151
223Santa Ana 1,008 14,60232,425
043Sayaxché 3,904 55,578114,781
Departamento de QuetzaltenangoQuetzaltenango1,951503,857624,716807,571
232Almolonga 20 13,88017,968
181Cabricán 60 19,28125,713
268Cajolá 36 9,86810,196
113Cantél 28 30,88842,526
016Coatepeque 372 94,186131,684
084Colomba 212 38,74640,684
320Concepción Chiquirichapa 48 4,98218,215
151El Palmar 149 22,91728,894
178Flores Costa Cuca 36 19,40527,707
116Genóva 234 30,53140,856
270Huitán 16 9,76914,594
224La Esperanza 32 14,49727,264
156Olintepeque 36 22,54433,844
248Palestina de los Altos 48 11,68212,973
007Quetzaltenango 120 127,569152,743
217Salcajá 12 14,82918,600
128San Carlos Sija 148 28,38935,622
299San Francisco La Unión 32 7,4037,660
077San Juan Ostuncalco 44 41,15052,572
167San Martín Sacatepéquez 100 20,71226,273
212San Mateo 20 15,91210,341
306San Miguel Siguilá 28 6,5069,801
296Sibilia 28 7,7968,050
251Zuníl 92 11,27412,791
Departamento del QuichéSanta Cruz del Quiché8,378437,669655,510985,690
277Canillá 123 9,07312,448
108Chajul 1,524 31,78053,166
140Chicamán 513 25,28036,188
175Chiché 144 19,76227,595
293Chinique 64 8,00910,827
139Cunén 160 25,59536,424
046Joyabaj 304 52,49879,321
304Pachalúm 100 7,0378,577
322Patzité 64 4,6955,984
036Playa Grande - Ixcán 1,012 61,44898,543
092Sacapulas 213 35,70647,348
182San Andrés Sajcabajá 230 19,03525,666
203San Antonio Ilotenango 80 17,20420,989
284San Bartolomé Jocotenango 123 8,63915,389
173San Juan Cotzal 182 20,05027,937
070San Miguel Uspatán 1,500 41,89266,875
161San Pedro Jocopilas 578 21,78229,035
035Santa Cruz del Quiché 128 62,369102,782
045Santa María Nebaj 600 53,61785,272
010Santo Tomás Chichicastenango 400 107,193148,855
152Zacualpa 336 22,84646,472
Departamento de RetalhuleuRetalhuleu1,856188,764241,411311,167
141Champerico 416 25,28035,400
130El Asintal 112 27,81240,239
133Nuevo San Carlos 64 27,27431,920
028Retalhuleu 796 70,47086,596
103San Andrés Villa seca 256 32,81938,601
202San Felipe 32 17,26825,202
292San Martín Zapotitlán  24 8,10211,520
162San Sebastián 28 21,72528,458
261Santa Cruz Muluá 128 10,66113,233
Departamento de SacatepéquezAntigua Guatemala465180,647248,019323,283
078Antigua Guatemala 78 41,09745,393
138Ciudad Vieja 51 25,69635,988
187Jocotenango 9 18,56220,658
290Magdalena Milpas Altas 8 8,33110,871
249Pastores 19 11,68215,054
285San Antonio Aguas Calientes 17 8,63210,215
316San Bartolomé 7 5,2918,647
213Alotenango 95 15,84827,407
188San Lucas Sacatepéquez 5 18,39425,198
279San Miguel Dueñas 35 8,96611,294
327Santa Catarina Barahona 31 2,9573,474
265Santa Lucia Milpas Altas 19 10,12615,048
225Santa María de Jesús  34 14,46016,641
158Santiago Sactepéquez 15 22,03829,457
294Santo Domingo Xenacoj 37 7,94010,322
129Sumpango 5 27,99937,616
Departamento de San MarcosSan Marcos3,791645,418794,9511,044,667
132Ayutla Tecún Umán 204 27,43538,057
143Catarina 76 24,56134,767
221Comitancillo 79 14,65862,495
048Concepción Tutuapa 176 49,36358,894
184El Quetzal 88 18,97923,495
228El Rodeo 81 14,12517,009
094El Tumbador 84 35,50741,715
287Esquipulas Palo Gordo 21 8,61311,757
170Ixchiguán 183 20,32428,852
222La Reforma 100 14,62315,512
027Malacatán 204 70,834105,178
135Nuevo Progreso 140 26,14036,849
123Ocós 205 29,25743,231
206Pajapita 84 16,60024,349
321Río Blanco 21 4,8725,612
056San Antonio Sacatepéquez 113 46,37120,184
231San Cristóbal Cucho 56 13,92816,689
208San José Ojetenam 37 16,54119,824
271San Lorenzo 25 9,71411,973
088San Marcos 121 36,32552,019
122San Miguel Ixtahuacán 184 29,65836,613
087San Pablo 124 36,53552,948
041San Pedro Sacatepéquez 253 58,00569,236
238San Rafael Pié de la Cuesta 60 13,07215,716
236Sibinal 176 13,26816,286
229Sipacapa 152 14,04318,396
034Tacaná 302 62,62077,004
074Tajumulco 300 41,30856,823
131Tejutla 142 27,67233,184
Departamento de Santa RosaCuilapa2,955246,698301,370353,261
083Barberena 294 38,91245,729
169Casillas 185 20,40023,971
063Chiquimulilla 499 43,62347,929
111Cuilapa 365 30,95141,324
176Oratorio 214 19,55024,133
230Guazacapán 172 13,97915,136
125Nueva Santa Rosa 67 28,65331,956
172Pueblo Nuevo Viñas 290 20,16524,584
295San Juan Tecuaco 80 7,8959,799
276San Rafael Las Flores 84 9,07813,021
252Santa Cruz Naranjo 97 11,24113,467
177Santa María Ixhuatán 113 19,48021,042
218Santa Rosa de Lima 67 14,82318,019
154Taxisco 428 22,62023,151
Departamento de SololáSololá1,061222,094307,661450,471
323Concepción 40 4,3296,678
047Nahualá 178 51,93966,348
254Panajachel 22 11,14217,361
274San Andrés Semetabaj 48 9,41113,080
263San Antonio Palopó 34 10,52013,274
329San José Chacayá 44 2,4454,615
291San Juan La Laguna 36 8,14911,047
163San Lucas Tolimán 116 21,45530,189
330San Marcos La Laguna 12 2,2384,320
314San Pablo La Laguna 12 5,6747,464
278San Pedro La Laguna 24 9,03411,358
076Santa Catalina Ixtahuacán 177 41,20850,234
328Santa Catarina Palopó 8 2,8695,675
305Santa Clara La Laguna 12 6,8949,868
324Santa Cruz La Laguna 12 4,1977,330
194Santa Lucia Utatlán 44 18,01124,337
331Santa María Visitación 12 1,9192,591
105Santiago Atitlán 136 32,25445,982
032Sololá 94 63,973118,722
Departamento de SuchitepéquezMazatenango2,510307,187403,945529,096
068Chicacao 216 42,94351,656
075Cuyotenango 238 41,21753,187
031Mazatenango 356 65,39594,054
121Patulul 332 29,83441,655
282Pueblo Nuevo Suchitepéquez 24 8,77411,228
201Río Bravo 22 17,30420,743
198Samayac 16 17,72121,677
085San Antonio Suchitepéquez 64 37,85750,279
260San Bernardino 32 10,68319,018
211San Francisco Zapotitlán 60 16,02819,487
325San Gabriel 16 3,9665,938
297San José El Idolo 88 7,6459,285
310San Juan Bautista 52 6,12410,187
267San Lorenzo 60 9,87712,350
303San Miguel Panán 40 7,1638,506
210San Pablo Jocopilas 68 16,14120,031
189Santa Bárbara 448 18,36523,812
107Santo Domingo Suchitepéquez 242 32,20236,081
273Santo Tomás La Unión 80 9,42912,211
317Zunilito 56 5,2777,711
Departamento de TotonicapánTotonicapán1,061272,094339,254491,298
017Momostenango 305 87,340128,728
157San Andrés Xecul 17 22,36235,203
283San Bartolo 27 8,68418,590
115San Cristóbal Totonicapán 36 30,60838,032
057San Francisco el Alto 132 45,24165,551
234Santa Lucía La Reforma 136 13,47922,296
096Santa María Chiquimula 80 35,14848,525
014Totonicapán 328 96,392134,373
Departamento de ZacapaZacapa2,690157,008200,167225,108
253Cabañas 112 11,21111,234
264Estanzuela 66 10,21011,469
081Gualán 87 39,87140,467
281Huité 517 8,8359,853
146La Unión 257 23,70530,096
199Rio Hondo 696 17,66717,999
311San Diego 273 5,8255,931
226Teculután 211 14,42817,360
275Usumatlán 422 9,32611,045
039Zacapa 49 59,08969,655
 total 108,8898,331,87411,237,19615,073,375
source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Guatemala.

Main cities

namepopulation
2002-11-24
census
population
2012-06-30
projection
Ciudad de Guatemala942,348992,541
Villa Nueva355,901527,174
Mixco403,689483,705
Cobán144,461232,703
San Pedro Carchá148,344221,172
San Juan Sacatepéquez152,583219,905
San Miguel Petapa101,242169,054
Escuintla119,897153,131
Quetzaltenango127,569152,743
Santo Tomás Chichicastenango107,193148,855
Jalapa105,796147,266
Villa Canales103,814147,050
Santa Cruz Barillas75,987140,332
Jutiapa109,910139,342
Totonicapán96,392134,373
Coatepeque94,186131,684
Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa85,974129,341
Momostenengo87,340128,728
Chinautla95,312126,780
La LIbertad67,252118,188
Morales85,469115,300
Sayaxché55,578114,781
Huehuetenango81,294111,108
Amatitlán82,870110,556
Malacatán70,834105,178
Puerto Barrios81,078104,584
Santa Cruz del Quiché62,369102,782
source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Guatemala.