Guam Population: 168,291

Guam is an island in the United States territory at Micronesia, Western Pacific. The places you can visit over more than 9 breathtaking beaches, Chamorro village and its shopping centers, and ancient latte-stone pillars. The most significant view in Guam’s WWII is at the Pacific National Historical Park, that comprises of Asan beach, which is a former battlefield.

Largest Cities in Guam by Population

When it comes to the largest cities in Guam, no city exceeds the population of 50,000 people. Some of the largest cities in Guam are Hagatna, which is the capital of Guam. The other big cities are:

  • Tumon – is the place where the tourists come. It is located on the central west of the island Tamuning
  • Dededo – is the most populated place in Guam
  • Tamuning – is Guam’s third largest populated city and is the most industrialized one.
  • Mangilao – is the home university of Guam
  • Talofofo – is the village which is located in jungles of South Guam
CITY NAME POPULATION
Dededo Village 44,943
Yigo Village 20,539
Tamuning 19,685
Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village 19,685
Mangilao Village 15,191

Guam Population History

In 1951, Guam had a population of 59,956, which kept increasing at a steady rate. In the year 2016, the population came up to 162,742 people. It has an area of 210 square miles, which comes to 540 km2 or 130,000 acres. The density of the population is 775 per square. In the year 2020, there is a population of 179,695 people. Guam comes in 191 positions in terms of population.

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 168,775 0.89% 1,481 -506 31.4 2.32 313 94.90% 160,185 0.00% 7,794,798,739 191
2019 167,294 0.92% 1,526 -506 30.3 2.42 310 94.80% 158,647 0.00% 7,713,468,100 191
2018 165,768 0.91% 1,487 -506 30.3 2.42 307 94.80% 157,067 0.00% 7,631,091,040 191
2017 164,281 0.82% 1,330 -506 30.3 2.42 304 94.70% 155,523 0.00% 7,547,858,925 191
2016 162,951 0.68% 1,098 -506 30.3 2.42 302 94.60% 154,127 0.00% 7,464,022,049 191
2015 161,853 0.30% 482 -1,519 30.1 2.45 300 94.50% 152,953 0.00% 7,379,797,139 191
2010 159,444 0.13% 208 -1,955 29.2 2.54 295 94.10% 150,035 0.00% 6,956,823,603 191
2005 158,402 0.39% 615 -1,911 28.3 2.74 293 93.60% 148,314 0.00% 6,541,907,027 189
2000 155,329 1.31% 1,954 -823 27.3 2.88 288 93.10% 144,657 0.00% 6,143,493,823 188
1995 145,561 2.21% 3,016 348 26.3 2.88 270 92.10% 133,996 0.00% 5,744,212,979 187
1990 130,482 2.28% 2,782 20 25.2 3.14 242 90.80% 118,472 0.00% 5,327,231,061 189
1985 116,572 2.28% 2,488 22 23.9 3.08 216 92.30% 107,641 0.00% 4,870,921,740 189
1980 104,133 2.21% 2,156 -302 22.6 3.52 193 93.80% 97,627 0.00% 4,458,003,514 189
1975 93,352 2.16% 1,895 -426 21.6 4.12 173 83.60% 78,072 0.00% 4,079,480,606 189
1970 83,877 2.31% 1,809 -288 20.7 4.72 155 61.90% 51,936 0.00% 3,700,437,046 191
1965 74,830 2.31% 1,618 -581 20.9 6.03 139 55.50% 41,567 0.00% 3,339,583,597 188
1960 66,742 1.28% 820 -910 21.2 5.83 124 50.10% 33,469 0.00% 3,034,949,748 188
1955 62,641 0.98% 598 -768 22.3 5.53 116 45.70% 28,605 0.00% 2,773,019,936 188

Guam Population forecast

The forecasted population in Guam for the year 2025 is about 175,237 at the growth rate of 3.86%. The population is estimated to touch the figure of 176,706 by the year 2100.

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 168,775 0.84% 1,384 -506 31.4 2.32 313 94.90% 160,185 0.00% 7,794,798,739 191
2025 175,319 0.76% 1,309 -506 32.8 2.32 325 95.30% 167,029 0.00% 8,184,437,460 191
2030 181,147 0.66% 1,166 -506 34.3 2.32 335 95.60% 173,154 0.00% 8,548,487,400 191
2035 185,916 0.52% 954 -506 35.8 2.32 344 95.90% 178,236 0.00% 8,887,524,213 191
2040 189,372 0.37% 691 -506 37.3 2.32 351 96.20% 182,122 0.00% 9,198,847,240 190
2045 191,583 0.23% 442 -506 38.7 2.32 355 96.50% 184,823 0.00% 9,481,803,274 190
2050 192,780 0.12% 239 39.9 2.32 357 96.70% 186,513 0.00% 9,735,033,990 190

Guam Demographics

Comprises of factors like population, density, ethnicity, educational qualification, economic status, etc. The Guam population to date is 179,996. The male population is about 91,493 while the female population is 88,503. In 2020 415 births took place, while 114 people died. The life expectancy on an average is 78.7 years. The literacy rate is 99.8%. About 15% of the population is under 15. 59.1% of them the population belongs to the age group of 15 to 64. 6% of them are 65 and above.

Guam Religion & Politics

75% of the Guam ae Roman Catholics, while 17.7% are protestants. 5.6% of the population belong to other religions. 1.7% are unaffiliated. As far as politics are concerned, Guam has presidential democracy. The country is governed by Micheal Sam Nicholas. In terms of the judiciary, the high court is their jurisdiction

Guam Economy

The Guam economy is dependent on the US military and tourist revenue. Within 20 years, the tourist industry gave place to new hotels, golf courses & other amenities. The gross domestic product is 579.73 billion. The per capita income is 35,562.57. The growth rate is 0.3%. Internet users are 50.6% of the population.

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%