Bolivia Population (LIVE)

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Bolivia Population (1950 - 2017)
Yearly Population Growth Rate (%)
  • The current population of the Plurinational State of Bolivia is 11,009,599 as of Wednesday, March 29, 2017, based on the latest United Nations estimates.
  • Bolivia population is equivalent to 0.15% of the total world population.
  • Bolivia ranks number 83 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.
  • The population density in Bolivia is 10 per Km2 (26 people per mi2).
  • The total land area is 1,078,060 Km2 (416,241 sq. miles)
  • 71.3 % of the population is urban (7,885,951 people in 2017)
  • The median age in Bolivia is 24.4 years.

Population of Bolivia (2017 and historical)

YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationBolivia
Global Rank
2017 11,052,864 1.51 % 164,462 -10,001 24.4 3 10 71.3 % 7,885,951 0.15 % 7,515,284,153 83
2016 10,888,402 1.53 % 163,697 -10,001 24.4 3 10 70.9 % 7,719,075 0.15 % 7,432,663,275 84
2015 10,724,705 1.58 % 161,292 -12,400 24 3.04 10 70.4 % 7,553,157 0.15 % 7,349,472,099 84
2010 9,918,245 1.68 % 158,568 -16,800 23 3.39 9 68 % 6,746,638 0.14 % 6,929,725,043 85
2005 9,125,405 1.82 % 157,179 -18,000 22 3.82 8 65.8 % 6,005,185 0.14 % 6,519,635,850 86
2000 8,339,512 1.96 % 154,559 -16,600 21 4.29 8 63 % 5,252,971 0.14 % 6,126,622,121 87
1995 7,566,716 1.99 % 142,094 -18,200 20 4.7 7 59.9 % 4,535,405 0.13 % 5,735,123,084 89
1990 6,856,246 1.99 % 128,939 -21,400 19 5.09 6 55.1 % 3,775,947 0.13 % 5,309,667,699 89
1985 6,211,549 2.13 % 124,395 -17,400 19 5.51 6 49.1 % 3,051,708 0.13 % 4,852,540,569 89
1980 5,589,572 2.22 % 116,063 -12,000 19 5.89 5 43.7 % 2,440,204 0.13 % 4,439,632,465 89
1975 5,009,259 2.14 % 100,697 -8,600 19 6.15 5 39.3 % 1,969,903 0.12 % 4,061,399,228 88
1970 4,505,774 2.05 % 87,037 -7,400 19 6.41 4 37.2 % 1,677,433 0.12 % 3,682,487,691 89
1965 4,070,590 1.96 % 75,428 -6,400 19 6.89 3 35.3 % 1,435,054 0.12 % 3,322,495,121 87
1960 3,693,451 1.88 % 65,618 -6,000 19 6.77 3 33.4 % 1,232,687 0.12 % 3,018,343,828 88
1955 3,365,363 1.72 % 55,143 -6,400 19 6.89 3 31.5 % 1,061,108 0.12 % 2,758,314,525 87
Source: Worldometers (www.Worldometers.info)
Elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).
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Bolivia Population Forecast

YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationBolivia
Global Rank
2020 11,548,297 1.49 % 164,718 -10,000 25 2.83 11 72.7 % 8,391,491 0.15 % 7,758,156,792 82
2025 12,370,382 1.38 % 164,417 -8,100 27 2.66 11 74.7 % 9,241,460 0.15 % 8,141,661,007 80
2030 13,176,722 1.27 % 161,268 -6,300 28 2.51 12 76.5 % 10,079,242 0.16 % 8,500,766,052 80
2035 13,952,486 1.15 % 155,153 -4,900 30 2.39 13 78.1 % 10,900,680 0.16 % 8,838,907,877 80
2040 14,679,116 1.02 % 145,326 -4,900 31 2.29 14 79.7 % 11,699,411 0.16 % 9,157,233,976 80
2045 15,351,643 0.9 % 134,505 -4,900 32 2.2 14 81.2 % 12,466,737 0.16 % 9,453,891,780 80
2050 15,962,964 0.78 % 122,264 -4,900 34 2.13 15 82.6 % 13,192,907 0.16 % 9,725,147,994 79
Source: Worldometers (www.Worldometers.info)
Elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).

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Notes

The Bolivia Population (Live) counter shows a continuously updated estimate of the current population of the Plurinational State of Bolivia delivered by Worldometers' RTS algorithm, which processes data collected from the United Nations Population Division.

The Population of Bolivia (1950 - 2017) chart plots the total population count as of July 1 of each year, from 1950 to 2017.

The Yearly Population Growth Rate chart plots the annual percentage changes in population registered on July 1 of each year, from 1951 to 2017. This value can differ from the Yearly % Change shown in the historical table, which shows the last year equivalent percentage change assuming homogeneous change in the preceding five year period.

Definitions

Year: as of July 1 of the year indicated.

Population: Overall total population (both sexes and all ages) in the country as of July 1 of the year indicated, as estimated by the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision. For forecasted years, the U.N. medium-fertility variant is used.


Yearly % Change: For 2017: percentage change in total population over the last year (from July 1, 2016 to June 30 2017). For all other years: latest year annual percentage change equivalent assuming homogeneous change in the preceding five year period, calculated through reverse compounding.

Yearly Change: For 2017: absolute change in total population (increase or decrease in number of people) over the last year (from July 1, 2016 to June 30 2017). For all other years: average annual numerical change over the preceding five year period.

Migrants (net): The average annual number of immigrants minus the number of emigrants over the preceding five year period (running from July 1 to June 30 of the initial and final years), or subsequent five year period (for 2016 data). A negative number means that there are more emigrants than immigrants.

Median Age: age that divides the population into two numerically equal groups: half of the people are older than the median age indicated and half are younger. This parameter provides an indication of age distribution.

Fertility Rate: (Total Fertility Rate, or TFR), it is expressed as children per woman. It is calculated as the average number of children an average woman will have during her reproductive period (15 to 49 years old) based on the current fertility rates of every age group in the country, and assuming she is not subject to mortality.

Density (P/Km²): (Population Density) Population per square Kilometer (Km²).

Urban Pop % : Urban population as a percentage of total population.

Urban Population: Population living in areas classified as urban according to the criteria used by each country.

Country's Share of World Pop: Total population in the country as a percentage of total World Population as of July 1 of the year indicated.

World Population: Total World Population as of July 1 of the year indicated.

Global Rank: Position held by Bolivia in the list of all countries worldwide ranked by population (from the highest population to the lowest population) as of July 1 of the year indicated.


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