Venezuela Population: 28,465,552

Venezuela is a country on the northern coast of the region of South America. It has large landmass and small islands. This territory was once the colony of Spain but got complete independence in the year 1830. Oil is a commodity in Venezuela that was discovered in the 2oth century. Many indigenous people in Venezuela are well known for their representations of art and musical talents. The national musical instrument of the country is Cuatro.

Largest cities in Venezuela by population

Caracas is the city in Venezuela with highest population. Other cities which are highly populated are Maracaibo, Maracay, Valencia.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Caracas 3,000,000 Guarenas 181,612 Porlamar 87,120
Maracaibo 2,225,000 Puerto Cabello 174,000 La Victoria 87,045
Maracay 1,754,256 Ocumare del Tuy 166,072 Tinaquillo 82,145
Valencia 1,385,083 Guacara 151,752 El Cafetal 80,029
Barquisimeto 809,490 El Tigre 150,999 San Fernando de Apure 78,779
Ciudad Guayana 746,535 El Limon 148,247 San Carlos 77,192
Barcelona 424,795 Acarigua 143,704 San Felipe 76,766
Maturin 410,972 Los Teques 140,617 Villa de Cura 76,614
Puerto La Cruz 370,000 Punto Fijo 131,784 Araure 73,054
Petare 364,684 Charallave 129,182 Guigue 71,530
Barinas 353,442 Palo Negro 128,875 La Villa del Rosario 65,011
Turmero 344,700 Cagua 119,033 Chacao 64,609
Ciudad Bolivar 338,000 Anaco 117,596 San Antonio de Los Altos 63,873
Merida 300,000 Calabozo 117,132 Machiques 62,968
Alto Barinas 284,289 Guanare 112,286 San Jose de Guanipa 62,128
Santa Teresa del Tuy 278,890 Carupano 112,082 El Vigia 59,092
Cumana 257,783 Ejido 106,915 Caucaguita 59,000
San Cristobal 246,583 Catia La Mar 106,822 Punta Cardon 58,926
Nuestra Senora del Rosario de Baruta 244,216 Mariara 105,486 Los Dos Caminos 58,168
Mucumpiz 215,259 Carora 93,788 El Hatillo 57,591
Cabimas 200,818 Valera 93,756 La Dolorita 56,846
Coro 195,227 Yaritagua 89,662 San Carlos del Zulia 56,582
Guatire 191,903 Valle de La Pascua 89,080
Cua 182,558 San Juan de los Morros 87,739

Venezuela Population history

In the year 2000, the population of the country was 24,192,446, but now there is a growth in the population. Now it is 28,435,940. The median age of the population in the year 2000 was 23.2, but now it is 29.6. The Venezuela global population rank is 50.

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 28,435,940 -0.28% -79,889 -653,249 29.6 2.28 32 N.A. N.A. 0.36% 7,794,798,739 50
2019 28,515,829 -1.29% -371,289 -653,249 27.8 2.38 32 N.A. N.A. 0.37% 7,713,468,100 50
2018 28,887,118 -1.75% -515,366 -653,249 27.8 2.38 33 98.90% 28,562,719 0.38% 7,631,091,040 48
2017 29,402,484 -1.50% -448,771 -653,249 27.8 2.38 33 95.90% 28,198,251 0.39% 7,547,858,925 46
2016 29,851,255 -0.77% -230,574 -653,249 27.8 2.38 34 93.20% 27,832,085 0.40% 7,464,022,049 45
2015 30,081,829 1.13% 328,378 -86,208 27.3 2.4 34 91.30% 27,464,635 0.41% 7,379,797,139 45
2010 28,439,940 1.47% 401,499 -40,044 25.8 2.55 32 89.90% 25,568,720 0.41% 6,956,823,603 43
2005 26,432,447 1.79% 448,000 -4,548 24.5 2.72 30 89.10% 23,557,733 0.40% 6,541,907,027 41
2000 24,192,446 1.98% 452,272 -908 23.2 2.94 27 88.60% 21,441,865 0.39% 6,143,493,823 40
1995 21,931,084 2.24% 459,684 -454 22 3.25 25 87.00% 19,085,299 0.38% 5,744,212,979 41
1990 19,632,665 2.54% 462,629 184 20.9 3.65 22 85.30% 16,740,397 0.37% 5,327,231,061 43
1985 17,319,520 2.67% 427,382 276 19.9 3.96 20 82.80% 14,343,460 0.36% 4,870,921,740 42
1980 15,182,611 2.85% 398,620 224 18.9 4.47 17 80.00% 12,150,036 0.34% 4,458,003,514 42
1975 13,189,509 2.97% 358,623 188 17.9 4.94 15 76.80% 10,125,741 0.32% 4,079,480,606 47
1970 11,396,393 3.29% 340,823 632 17.1 5.7 13 73.10% 8,325,983 0.31% 3,700,437,046 46
1965 9,692,278 3.55% 310,087 3,774 16.9 6.18 11 67.90% 6,584,735 0.29% 3,339,583,597 60
1960 8,141,841 3.84% 279,429 15,964 17 6.46 9 61.70% 5,019,512 0.27% 3,034,949,748 53
1955 6,744,695 4.23% 252,543 44,015 17.3 6.46 8 54.70% 3,687,084 0.24% 2,773,019,936 60

Venezuela population forecast 

The population of the country is expected to increase gradually over the years. In the year 2050, it will be 37,023,115. The median age will also rise to number 38.8. These changes will occur slowly. The global rank of the country will be 55.

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 28,435,940 -1.12% -329,178 -653,249 29.6 2.28 32 N.A. N.A. 0.36% 7,794,798,739 50
2025 31,481,063 2.06% 609,025 325,126 30.7 2.28 36 98.60% 31,038,003 0.38% 8,184,437,460 50
2030 33,626,469 1.33% 429,081 134,282 32.1 2.28 38 97.30% 32,722,167 0.39% 8,548,487,400 51
2035 34,884,282 0.74% 251,563 -10,000 33.4 2.28 40 98.30% 34,303,264 0.39% 8,887,524,213 53
2040 35,819,322 0.53% 187,008 -22,600 34.9 2.28 41 99.90% 35,766,478 0.39% 9,198,847,240 52
2045 36,514,686 0.39% 139,073 -20,200 36.5 2.28 41 N.A. N.A. 0.39% 9,481,803,274 54
2050 37,023,115 0.28% 101,686 38 2.28 42 N.A. N.A. 0.38% 9,735,033,990 55

Venezuela demographics

The life expectancy of the population in Venezuela is 72.34. The infant mortality of the country is 24.9. The sex ratio of the male population for the population share 13,984,932 is 49.18%. The sex ratio for the female population for the population share is 14,451,011 is 50.82%.

Venezuela religion and politics

Christianity is the religion followed by the majority of the population in Venezuela. The colonists introduced Catholic beliefs. 88% of the population follow the Christian faith. The other denominations followed are Protestants and Evangelicals. There are also small groups of Muslims, Jewish, and Buddhist followers. Buddhism is followed by Korean, Japanese, and Chinese populations.

The country Venezuela follows the dominant-party system. The dominant party is the United Socialist Party of Venezuela. This governing party was started in 2007. The country elections happen at the national level. The president is the head of the state and also the head of the government.

Venezuela economy

The economy of the country is based on industries such as petroleum and manufacturers’ sectors. It is the sixth member of the OPEC production of oil. In the 1980s, Venezuela experienced growth that appealed too many of the immigrants. The nation is now having a high standard of living in Latin America. The sturdy industry products as steel, cement, and aluminium are exported all around the world from Venezuela.

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%