Venezuela

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 5,481,977
1960 8,146,845
1970 11,587,758
1980 15,343,917
1990 19,861,959
2000 24,481,477
2010 28,995,745
2020 33,116,329
2025 34,978,301
2050 41,562,468
2075 43,498,766
2100 41,926,620
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Capital Caracas
Region South America
ISO code VE
Statistical agency Instituto Nacional de Estadística


Administrative units

codeestado / distrito federaladministrative centerarea in
sq.km.
population
1990-10-21
census
population
2001-10-21
census
population
2011-10-30
census
population
2016-06-30
estimate
0101Distrito CapitalCaracas4331,823,2221,836,2861,943,9012,084,074
Estado AmazonasPuerto Ayacucho183,50055,71770,464146,480182,908
Estado AnzoáteguiBarcelona43,300859,7581,222,2251,469,7471,682,206
Estado ApureSan Fernando76,500285,412377,756459,025581,312
Estado AraguaMaracay7,0141,120,1321,449,6161,630,3081,822,424
Estado BarinasBarinas35,200424,491624,508816,264897,519
Estado BolívarCiudad Bolívar240,528900,3101,214,8461,410,9641,780,899
Estado CaraboboValencia4,3691,453,2321,932,1682,245,7442,469,246
Estado CojedesSan Carlos14,800182,066253,105323,165351,772
Estado Delta AmacuroTucupita40,20084,56497,987167,676192,874
Estado FalcónCoro24,800599,185763,188902,8471,030,827
Estado GuáricoSan Juan de Los Morros64,986488,623627,086747,739886,877
Estado LaraBarquisimeto19,8001,193,1611,556,4151,774,8671,985,596
Estado MéridaMérida11,300570,215715,268828,592990,280
Estado MirandaLos Teques7,9501,871,0932,330,8722,675,1653,194,390
Estado MonagasMaturín28,900470,157712,626905,443982,539
Estado Nueva EspartaLa Asunción1,151263,748373,851491,610569,315
Estado PortuguesaGuanare15,200576,435725,740876,4961,008,648
Estado SucreCumaná11,800679,595786,483896,2911,043,493
Estado TáchiraSan Cristóbal10,812807,712992,6691,168,9081,247,507
Estado TrujilloTrujillo7,198493,912608,563686,367826,906
Estado YaracuySan Felipe7,100384,536499,049600,852703,673
Estado ZuliaMaracaibo50,2302,235,3052,983,6793,704,4044,141,572
2401Estado VargasLa Guaira1,172280,439298,109352,920369,555
2501Dependencias Federales (DF)-3422,2451,6512,1552,225
 total 916,44518,105,26523,054,21028,946,10131,028,637
source: INE, Venezuela.

Main cities

namepopulation
1992-06-30
estimate
population
2000-06-30
estimate
Caracas1,973,4071,975,786
Maracaibo1,108,7001,372,724
Barquisimeto739,750875,788
Valencia653,402832,229
Ciudad Guayana545,569692,215
Petare392,430520,982
Maracay397,014459,007
Barcelona-Puerto La Cruz333,129410,643
San Cristóbal266,979328,636
Ciudad Bolívar264,329307,713
Maturín259,507298,581
Mérida197,437230,120
Barinas185,171215,452
Baruta187,070213,373
Cumaná197,803208,114
Cabimas187,930207,996
Los Teques163,596183,142
Puerto Cabello154,810177,751
Guarenas151,174170,204
Páez135,449162,241
Naguanagua135,087161,781
Coro, Santa Ana de140,029158,763
Tocuyito120,124158,573
San Francisco112,703157,175
Los Guayos97,958141,283
Valera122,483132,284
El Silencio101,769129,933
Punto Fijo117,682129,792
Guanare110,342129,751
Guacare100,861122,712
Catia La Mar112,343118,466
Guatire91,050115,264
Calabozo96,214110,477
Yaritagua79,894108,779
Ciudad Ojeda85,577103,835
Carora87,964102,649
Ocumare del Tuy83,318101,707
Río Acarigua-Araure77,87499,797
source: O.C.E.I., Venezuela.
note: cities refer to municipalities (or grouping of municipalities).