Venezuela

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 5,093,708
1960 7,580,281
1970 10,724,328
1980 15,096,432
1990 19,740,786
2000 24,407,553
2010 29,043,283
2020 33,416,620
2025 35,383,151
2050 42,375,609
2075 44,413,656
2100 42,771,561
source: UN - WPP 2012 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

estado / distrito federalcapitalarea in
sq.km.
population
1990-10-21
census
population
2001-10-21
census
population
2011-10-30
prelim. census
Estado AmazonasPuerto Ayacucho183,50055,71770,464146,480
Estado AnzoáteguiBarcelona43,300859,7581,222,2251,469,747
Estado ApureSan Fernando76,500285,412377,756459,025
Estado AraguaMaracay7,0141,120,1321,449,6161,630,308
Estado BarinasBarinas35,200424,491624,508816,264
Estado BolívarCiudad Bolívar240,528900,3101,214,8461,410,964
Estado CaraboboValencia4,3691,453,2321,932,1682,245,744
Estado CojedesSan Carlos14,800182,066253,105323,165
Estado Delta AmacuroTucupita40,20084,56497,987167,676
Estado FalcónCoro24,800599,185763,188902,847
Estado GuáricoSan Juan de Los Morros64,986488,623627,086747,739
Estado LaraBarquisimeto19,8001,193,1611,556,4151,774,867
Estado MirandaLos Teques7,9501,871,0932,330,8722,675,165
Estado MonagasMaturín28,900470,157712,626905,443
Estado MéridaMérida11,300570,215715,268828,592
Estado Nueva EspartaLa Asunción1,151263,748373,851491,610
Estado PortuguesaGuanare15,200576,435725,740876,496
Estado SucreCumaná11,800679,595786,483896,291
Estado TáchiraSan Cristóbal10,812807,712992,6691,168,908
Estado TrujilloTrujillo7,198493,912608,563686,367
Estado VargasLa Guaira1,172280,439298,109352,920
Estado YaracuySan Felipe7,100384,536499,049600,852
Estado ZuliaMaracaibo50,2302,235,3052,983,6793,704,404
Distrito FederalCaracas4331,823,2221,836,2861,943,901
Dependencias Federales (DF)-3422,2451,6512,155
total 916,44518,105,26523,054,21028,946,101
source: INE, Venezuela.
note: the 2011 census data are preliminary numbers, the total 'counted' is 27,227,930, while the preliminary total is 28,946,101.

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).