Chile population: 19,054,977

Chile is a country situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes Mountain. Chile is officially a republic of Chile. It is one of the 38th countries in terms of the vast land that is 756,096Km. The last official census of Chile was conducted in the year 2002. Chile is ranked as the 63rd populous country. It is one of the wealthiest and stable regions in South America. The country’s human development, globalization, and low corruption are popularly known worldwide. Some of the popular sites of the country are botanical gardens, zoos, and swimming pool.

Chile largest cities by population 

Most of the cities have a population of under 1 million. The highest populated city is Santiago home to 4,837,295 people. The other cities population is very less. Puente Alto holds second place with 510,417 populations. The third and fourth-largest cities are Antofagasta and Vina del Mar. The fifth-largest city Valparaiso accommodates 282,448.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Santiago 4,837,295 Punta Arenas 117,430 Constitucion 37,917
Puente Alto 510,417 Lo Prado 104,316 Limache 35,876
Antofagasta 309,832 Curico 102,438 Santa Cruz 33,283
Vina del Mar 294,551 Villa Alemana 97,320 Paine 32,766
Valparaiso 282,448 Coronel 92,940 Villarrica 31,602
Talcahuano 252,968 San Antonio 85,651 San Carlos 31,517
San Bernardo 249,858 Chiguayante 82,545 Cauquenes 31,362
Temuco 238,129 Ovalle 77,138 Curanilahue 30,611
Iquique 227,499 Linares 69,535 Las Animas 30,000
Concepcion 215,413 Quillota 67,779 Castro 29,926
Rancagua 212,695 Penaflor 65,495 San Vicente de Tagua Tagua 29,560
La Pintana 201,178 Melipilla 63,100 Lampa 29,250
Talca 197,479 San Felipe 59,294 Molina 28,775
Arica 185,999 Los Andes 56,859 Ancud 28,020
Coquimbo 161,317 Buin 55,441 Machali 27,595
Puerto Montt 160,054 Talagante 51,764 Pucon 26,953
La Serena 154,521 Lota 49,763 Parral 26,904
Chillan 150,396 Hacienda La Calera 49,106 La Union 26,298
Calama 143,084 Tome 46,698 Puerto Varas 24,958
Osorno 135,773 Penco 46,091 La Ligua 24,857
Valdivia 133,419 Coyhaique 45,787 Arauco 24,659
Quilpue 130,263 Vallenar 44,895 Victoria 24,555
Copiapo 129,280 Angol 44,856
Los Angeles 125,430 Rengo 38,100

Chile population history 

The population for 2020 is 19,053,695. The population of Chile faced a severe crisis due to the alarming decline in the birth rate. However, from the year 2000, there has been a high escalation in the total population. In the year 2000, the population was 15,342,353, which is 1.30% increase. There is also a steady rise in the urban population of Chile. Or the year 2020, the urban population is 16,205,574, which is 84.4% increase.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 19,116,201 0.87% 164,163 111,708 35.3 1.65 26 84.80% 16,205,574 0.25% 7,794,798,739 63
2019 18,952,038 1.19% 222,878 111,708 34.1 1.81 25 84.80% 16,070,807 0.25% 7,713,468,100 62
2018 18,729,160 1.40% 258,721 111,708 34.1 1.81 25 85.10% 15,934,214 0.25% 7,631,091,040 62
2017 18,470,439 1.44% 261,371 111,708 34.1 1.81 25 85.50% 15,796,168 0.24% 7,547,858,925 62
2016 18,209,068 1.33% 239,715 111,708 34.1 1.81 24 86.00% 15,657,149 0.24% 7,464,022,049 61
2015 17,969,353 1.04% 181,363 32,746 33.8 1.85 24 86.40% 15,517,478 0.24% 7,379,797,139 62
2010 17,062,536 1.06% 175,963 21,434 32.2 1.9 23 86.70% 14,796,864 0.25% 6,956,823,603 60
2005 16,182,721 1.07% 168,074 8,466 30.5 1.95 22 86.60% 14,012,965 0.25% 6,541,907,027 61
2000 15,342,353 1.30% 192,297 3,868 28.7 2.2 21 85.60% 13,137,147 0.25% 6,143,493,823 61
1995 14,380,866 1.61% 221,249 722 27 2.52 19 84.00% 12,087,036 0.25% 5,744,212,979 57
1990 13,274,623 1.61% 203,477 -13,730 25.7 2.6 18 83.10% 11,026,799 0.25% 5,327,231,061 54
1985 12,257,236 1.43% 167,578 -30,904 24.3 2.63 16 82.10% 10,064,404 0.25% 4,870,921,740 55
1980 11,419,348 1.51% 165,408 -29,660 22.9 2.94 15 80.20% 9,153,051 0.26% 4,458,003,514 54
1975 10,592,307 1.60% 161,835 -32,252 21.6 3.47 14 77.20% 8,179,999 0.26% 4,079,480,606 53
1970 9,783,134 1.71% 158,703 -39,300 20.6 4.08 13 73.50% 7,194,621 0.26% 3,700,437,046 54
1965 8,989,621 2.02% 171,326 -29,380 20.4 4.58 12 68.70% 6,178,103 0.27% 3,339,583,597 53
1960 8,132,990 2.12% 162,068 -25,822 20.6 4.75 11 64.40% 5,234,614 0.27% 3,034,949,748 54
1955 7,322,652 2.10% 144,826 -24,791 20.7 4.85 10 59.70% 4,368,840 0.26% 2,773,019,936 53

Chile population forecast

The forecast shows that the population of Chile will increase slowly in the future years. In some years, there may also be a significant decrease. The population estimated for the year 2050 is 20,319,307 that is only a 0.02% increase. The median age of Chile is gradually rising from 37.1 in 2050; it is 46.1. The main reason for the slow increase in population is the fertility percentage that remains constant every year. From the year 2002 to 2050, the fertility rate is 1.65.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 19,116,201 1.25% 229,370 111,708 35.3 1.65 26 84.80% 16,205,574 0.25% 7,794,798,739 63
2025 19,240,993 0.13% 24,958 -72,000 37.7 1.65 26 87.60% 16,850,412 0.24% 8,184,437,460 66
2030 19,458,103 0.22% 43,422 -28,800 39.8 1.65 26 89.70% 17,445,524 0.23% 8,548,487,400 70
2035 19,879,425 0.43% 84,264 32,000 41.8 1.65 27 90.40% 17,962,170 0.22% 8,887,524,213 70
2040 20,156,644 0.28% 55,444 24,000 43.5 1.65 27 91.30% 18,407,343 0.22% 9,198,847,240 73
2045 20,296,679 0.14% 28,007 16,000 45 1.65 27 92.50% 18,767,601 0.21% 9,481,803,274 76
2050 20,319,307 0.02% 4,526 46.1 1.65 27 93.60% 19,027,962 0.21% 9,735,033,990 76

Chile demographics 

The population pyramid of Chile suggests that people who lie in the age group of 25-54 are of 43.58%. The female and male population of Chile is 9,425,669 and 19,116,201. The female ratio is 0.97 % more than the male ratio. The life expectancy rate in Chile is 80.4 years.

Chile religion and politics 

Christianity is the major religion for Chileans. 54% of the people follow Roman Catholics, 14% are Protestants, and 32% are not affiliated with any religion.

Chile economy 

The economy of Chile is considered to be prosperous that has improved people lives. Some of the sectors that support the country’s economy are agriculture, industries, finance, mining, and tourism.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%