Top North American Countries by population 2021

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Top North Amercican Countries by Population 2021

The population of North America 2021

As per United Nations, In 1950 the population of North America (includes Central America and the Caribbean) was estimated at around 227 million people. It reached 400 million in 1985 & 500 million by 2003. In 2020 North America’s population was estimated to be 592 million. The North American population is expected to reach around 700 million by 2050 & 741 million by 2021.

As per the UN estimated North American population in 2020 is 592,072,000 ( 592 million or 59.20  Crores)*

North America population in 2021: 596,591,000 ( 596 Million or 59.65 Crores)*

Source: UN estimates & Worldometers

*We have given data of North America as Continent. As per UN  Projections Studies Mexico, Central American  & Caribbean countries are not included in North America & counted along with Latin America. North America has 2 Countries USA & Canada also these 3 Non-Sovereign States ( Bermuda, Greenland & Saint Pierre & Miquelon) are Included in North America. 

Population of North America as per UN Projections (without Mexico, Central America & Caribbean Islands) in 2021 is 370 millions

List of Top North American Countries by Population

7.5 percent of the world population lives in America (591 Million). US (332 million), Mexico ( 130 million), and Canada (38 million) remain the top three populous countries in North America.  Let’s have a look at the Country-wise population of North America.

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

#Countries2020 UN Estimates2021 Estimates
1United States331,002,651 33.27 Crore
2Mexico128,932,75313 Crore
3Canada37,742,1543.80 Crore
4Guatemala17,915,5681.82 Crore
5Cuba11,326,6161.13 Crore
6Haiti1,15,32,1591.15 Crore
7Dominican Republic1,09,51,7731.08 Crore
8Honduras1,00,50,5551 Crore
9Nicaragua66,98,16570 Lacs
10El Salvador65,15,51265 Lacs
11Costa Rica51,39,02851.40 Lakhs
12Panama43,80,00743.80 Lacs
13Jamaica29,73,62729.73 Lacs
14Trinidad and Tobago14,04,64214 Lacs
15Belize4,04,3804 Lacs
16Bahamas3,96,7943.96 lacs
17Barbados2,87,7462.87 Lacs
18Saint Lucia1,84,4911.84 Lacs
19Grenada1,13,0401.13 Lacs
20Saint Vincent and the Grenadines1,11,3011.11 Lacs
21Antigua and Barbuda98,69798,697
22Dominica72,15272,152
23Saint Kitts and Nevis53,54753,547

We have given data of North America as Continent. As per UN  Projections Studies Mexico, Central American  & Caribbean countries are not included in North America & counted with Latin America. North America has 2 Countries USA & Canada also these 3 Non-Sovereign States ( Bermuda, Greenland & Saint Pierre & Miquelon) are also Included in North America. 

#Non-Sovereign States2020 PopulationTerritory of
1Bermuda62,278USA
2Greenland56,770Denmark
3Saint Pierre & Miquelon5,794France

List of Top North American Countries by Land Area

North America covers an area of about 24,709,000 square kilometers (9,540,000 square miles), about 16.5% of the Earth’s land area and about 4.8% of its total surface. North America is the third-largest continent by area. 

There are 23 Countries  & 3 non-sovergin states ( Bermuda, Greenland, Saint Pierre and Miquelon) in North America of which Canada is the largest, followed by the USA in land area. The population density in North America is 22.9 per Km2 (60 people per mi2).  

Largest & Smallest Country by Area
AreawiseCountryArea (sq.km)
Largest by AreaCanada9,984,670 Km2
Smallest  by AreaSaint Kitts and Nevis261 Km2
Largest & Smallest Country by Density
Density wiseCountryDensity (P/Km2)
Highest Population DensityBarbados668 (p/km2)
least population DensityCanada4 (p/km2)
#CountryArea (Km2)Density (p/km2)
1Canada99,84,6704
2United States96,29,09136
3Mexico19,64,37566
4Nicaragua1,30,37355
5Honduras1,12,49289
6Cuba1,09,886106
7Guatemala1,08,889167
8Panama75,41758
9Costa Rica51,100100
10Dominican Republic48,671225
11Haiti27,750414
12Belize22,96617
13El Salvador21,041313
14Bahamas13,94339
15Jamaica10,991273
16Trinidad and Tobago5,130273
17Dominica75196
18Saint Lucia539301
19Antigua and Barbuda442223
20Barbados430668
21St. Vincent & Grenadines389284
22Grenada344331
23Saint Kitts & Nevis261205

We have given data of North America as Continent. As per UN  Projections Studies Mexico, Central American  & Caribbean countries are not included in North America & counted with Latin America. North America has 2 Countries USA & Canada also these 3 Non-Sovereign States are also Included in North America. 

 

#Non-Sovereign StatesArea Territory of
1Bermuda50USA
2Greenland410,450 Denmark
3Saint Pierre & Miquelon230France

North American Countries by Fertility Rate & Median Age

The Total Fertility Rate (TFR) of North America ( includes Central America & Caribbean) is 1.8

  • Haiti is the country with the highest Fertility rate of 3
  • Saint Lucia has the lowest Fertility rate of 1.4

The median age in North America is 39 years.

  • Cuba has the highest median age of 42 Years
  • Guatemala has the lowest median age of 23  years

 

#CountryFer. RateMed. Age
1Haiti324
2Guatemala2.923
3Honduras2.524
4Panama2.530
5Dominican Republic2.428
6Nicaragua2.426
7Belize2.325
8Grenada2.132
9El Salvador2.128
10Mexico2.129
11Jamaica231
12Antigua and Barbuda234
13St. Vincent & Grenadines1.933
14Costa Rica1.833
15Bahamas1.832
16United States1.838
17Trinidad and Tobago1.736
18Barbados1.640
19Cuba1.642
20Canada1.541
21Saint Lucia1.434


Source: World Population Prospects 2019

We have given data of North America as Continent. As per UN  Projections Studies Mexico, Central American  & Caribbean countries are not included in North America & counted with Latin America. North America has 2 Countries USA & Canada also these 3 Non-Sovereign States ( Bermuda, Greenland & Saint Pierre & Miquelon) are also Included in North America.