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North America Population 2024

According to the United Nations, In 1950 the population of North America (including Central America and the Caribbean) was estimated at around 227 million people. It reached 400 million in 1985 and 500 million by 2003. The North American population is expected to reach around 700 million by 2050 and 741 million by 2021.

As per the UN World Population Prospect Report, the estimated population of North America in 2024 is 608,160,046 (608 million or 60.8 Crore)*

Regions2022
Northern America510,436,473
Central America52,847,986
Caribbean44,875,587
Total 608,160,046

*We have given data on North America as a Continent. It includes Central American  & Caribbean countries.

Source: World Population Prospects 2022

An estimated 7.5 % of the world’s population lives in North America* (608 Million). The US (341 million), Mexico ( 130 million), and Canada (39 million) remain the top three populous countries in North America. 

Let’s have a look at the Country-wise population of North America.

#Countries/ DependenciesPopulation 2022Sub Region
1United States of America 341,814,420Northern America
2Mexico129,388,468Northern America
3Canada 39,107,046Northern America
4Bermuda*63,935Northern America
5Greenland*56,789Northern America
6Saint Pierre & Miquelon*5,815Northern America
    
1Guatemala18,358,430Central America
2Honduras10,759,407Central America
3Nicaragua7,142,529Central America
4El Salvador6,396,289Central America
5Costa Rica5,246,714Central America
6Panama4,527,961Central America
7Belize416,656Central America
    
1Haiti11,867,030Caribbean
2Dominican Republic 11,434,006Caribbean
3Cuba11,174,588Caribbean
4Puerto Rico*3,268,802Caribbean
5Jamaica2,824,738Caribbean
6Trinidad and Tobago1,538,200Caribbean
7Bahamas415,222Caribbean
8Guadeloupe*396,346Caribbean
9Martinique*366,416Caribbean
10Barbados282,309Caribbean
11Curaçao192,966Caribbean
12Saint Lucia180,805Caribbean
13Grenada126,887Caribbean
14Aruba*106,178Caribbean
15Saint Vincent & Grenadines103,683Caribbean
16U.S. Virgin Islands*98,055Caribbean
17Antigua and Barbuda94,816Caribbean
18Dominica73,368Caribbean
19Cayman Islands*69,886Caribbean
20Saint Kitts & Nevis47,847Caribbean
21Turks and Caicos*46,432Caribbean
22Sint Maarten44,308Caribbean
23Saint Martin32,337Caribbean
24British Virgin Islands*31,763Caribbean
25Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (Caribbean Netherlands)27,272Caribbean
26Anguilla*15,936Caribbean
27Saint Barthelemy*11,019Caribbean
28Montserrat*4,372Caribbean

* Dependencies Countries or Overseas Territory

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. 

Top North American Countries by population

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