Honduras Population: 9,846,368

Honduras is referred to as the Republic of Honduras. It is a country that is located in Central America. The capital of Honduras is Tegucigalpa. The borders of Honduras includes Guatemala in the west, El Salvador in the southwest, Nicaragua in the southeast. The Gulf of Honduras, which is a large inlet of the Carribean sea, is located in the North of Honduras. The Gulf of Fonesca of the pacific ocean is in the south of Honduras.

Largest Cities in Honduras by Population

Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, Coloma, la ceiba, el Progreso, and others are the cities in Honduras that are large in terms of population.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Tegucigalpa 850,848 Tocoa 30,785
San Pedro Sula 489,466 Tela 29,325
Choloma 139,100 Santa Rosa de Copan 27,753
La Ceiba 130,218 Olanchito 25,969
El Progreso 100,810 San Lorenzo 22,289
Ciudad Choluteca 75,872 Cofradia 20,353
Comayagua 58,784 El Paraiso 18,779
Puerto Cortez 48,013 La Paz 17,555
La Lima 45,955 Yoro 15,774
Danli 44,799 Potrerillos 15,707
Siguatepeque 43,141 Santa Barbara 15,119
Juticalpa 33,686
Villanueva 31,571

Honduras Population History

The present population of Honduras is 9,845,261. The population as of 1955 was 1,771,352. This is approximately 0.06% of the total world population at that time. The annual increase in population has been hovering around 2.75% -3.13%. The maximum rate of change was in the year 1980, recording a rate of change of 3.13%, and the population then was 3,678,279. The least yearly changes ranging from 1.63- 1.68% have been recorded since 2015.

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 9,904,607 1.63% 158,490 -6,800 24.3 2.49 89 57.30% 5,672,054 0.13% 7,794,798,739 92
2019 9,746,117 1.65% 158,595 -6,800 22.9 2.68 87 56.70% 5,523,992 0.13% 7,713,468,100 93
2018 9,587,522 1.68% 158,509 -6,800 22.9 2.68 86 56.10% 5,376,802 0.13% 7,631,091,040 94
2017 9,429,013 1.71% 158,218 -6,800 22.9 2.68 84 55.50% 5,230,757 0.12% 7,547,858,925 95
2016 9,270,795 1.73% 157,879 -6,800 22.9 2.68 83 54.90% 5,086,183 0.12% 7,464,022,049 95
2015 9,112,916 1.84% 159,089 -6,000 22.5 2.73 81 54.20% 4,943,275 0.12% 7,379,797,139 95
2010 8,317,470 2.20% 171,697 -5,000 20.7 3.24 74 51.10% 4,251,823 0.12% 6,956,823,603 96
2005 7,458,985 2.56% 176,895 -8,400 19.3 3.87 67 48.00% 3,582,399 0.11% 6,541,907,027 95
2000 6,574,509 2.86% 173,099 -13,000 18.2 4.56 59 45.10% 2,965,811 0.11% 6,143,493,823 96
1995 5,709,014 2.87% 150,742 -15,600 17.5 4.92 51 42.90% 2,451,508 0.10% 5,744,212,979 98
1990 4,955,303 2.97% 134,828 -14,800 16.9 5.37 44 40.50% 2,004,930 0.09% 5,327,231,061 104
1985 4,281,161 3.08% 120,576 -12,400 16.4 6 38 37.70% 1,615,507 0.09% 4,870,921,740 105
1980 3,678,279 3.13% 105,005 -10,200 16.2 6.6 33 34.90% 1,282,631 0.08% 4,458,003,514 109
1975 3,153,253 3.03% 87,320 -9,200 16.1 7.05 28 32.10% 1,012,497 0.08% 4,079,480,606 111
1970 2,716,654 2.98% 74,128 -8,200 16.1 7.42 24 28.90% 785,165 0.07% 3,700,437,046 116
1965 2,346,015 2.85% 61,477 -5,800 16.3 7.42 21 25.70% 603,016 0.07% 3,339,583,597 118
1960 2,038,632 2.85% 53,456 -2,400 17 7.5 18 22.70% 463,736 0.07% 3,034,949,748 119
1955 1,771,352 2.75% 44,926 -400 17.9 7.5 16 20.00% 354,938 0.06% 2,773,019,936 118

Honduras Population Forecast

The population of Honduras in 2020 is 9,904,607. The yearly % of change that has brought about the population change is 1.68%. It is projected to be 11,499,249 by the year 2030, with a yearly change of 1.38%. The population in 2050 is likely to be 13,830,799, with the estimated annual change in the population being as low as 0.72%.

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 9,904,607 1.68% 158,338 -6,800 24.3 2.49 89 57.30% 5,672,054 0.13% 7,794,798,739 92
2025 10,692,198 1.54% 157,518 -5,200 26.4 2.49 96 60.10% 6,421,078 0.13% 8,184,437,460 87
2030 11,449,249 1.38% 151,410 -3,600 28.4 2.49 102 62.60% 7,168,582 0.13% 8,548,487,400 86
2035 12,148,489 1.19% 139,848 -3,000 30.4 2.49 109 65.00% 7,891,537 0.14% 8,887,524,213 85
2040 12,780,361 1.02% 126,374 -2,400 32.4 2.49 114 67.10% 8,569,830 0.14% 9,198,847,240 84
2045 13,340,686 0.86% 112,065 -1,600 34.2 2.49 119 69.00% 9,204,529 0.14% 9,481,803,274 85
2050 13,830,799 0.72% 98,023 36 2.49 124 70.80% 9,792,880 0.14% 9,735,033,990 86

Honduras Demographics

The male population in Honduras of the total population, which is 9,844,325 is 4,948,880, which is 49.97% of the total population in Honduras. The female population is about 50.03% and is 4,955,728. The male is to female sex ratio is perfect at 1.00. The life expectancy of both sexes is around 75.87. The median age group of Honduras is 24.3 years. About 57.3 of people in Honduras live in urban areas.

 Honduras Religion & politics

There is no relevant material to confirm the religious affiliations of the inhabitants of Honduras accurately. However, a survey conducted in the year 2007 nationwide seems to reveal that about 47% of the respondents called themselves Roman Catholics, while 36 % were Evangelical protestants, and the person did not give the answer or ticked the others column. Honduras was a country that enjoyed high stability until the coup in 2007 and 2017.

Honduras Economy

Honduras is rich in natural resources. Mining of minerals, fruit and sugarcane cultivation, coffee, and the developing textile industries are aspects that contribute in a big way to the economy of the country.

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%