Population of Colombia 2021

Population of Colombia 2021

Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a country in South America. It’s the second-largest populated country in South America. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Colombia  in 2020 is 50,882,884 (50.9 million)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Colombia Population 2021

Colombia has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 1.08%. Its estimated population in 2021 is  51,265,841  (51.3 million)* equivalent to 0.65% of the total world population. The total Land Area of Colombia is 1,038,700 sq.km (401,000 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Colombia is 46 per Km2 (127 people per mi2).

Population of  Colombia in 2021 – 51.3 million(Approx)
Colombia  2020 Population
Total Population50,882,884 (50.9 million)
Global Rank29th 
Share of World Pop.0.65%
Land Area 1,038,700 sq.km (401,000 sq. mi)
Area Rank25th
Pop. Density46 per Km2 
Capital CityBogota
Colombia Demographics
Fertility Rate*1.82
Infant mortality rate**11
Median Age 31.3 years
Life Expectancy77.87 years
Urban Population80.4%

Source: United Nation World  Populations Prospects 

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Colombia

Religion in Colombia (2021 estimate)

  • Catholic Christianity – 57.2%
  • Protestant Christianity – 13.7%
  • Atheist or agnostic – 6.4%
  • Irreligious Theist – 13.5%
  • Jehovah’s Witnesses and Adventism – 1.8%
  • Other – 1.0%
  • Unknown – 2.2%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Colombia by Population

#CityProvincePopulation
1BogotáBogotá73,87,400
2MedellínAntioquia23,82,399
3CaliValle del Cauca21,72,527
4BarranquillaAtlántico12,05,284
5CartagenaBolívar8,76,885
6CúcutaNorte de Santander6,85,445
7SoachaCundinamarca6,55,025
8SoledadAtlántico6,02,644
9BucaramangaSantander5,70,752
10BelloAntioquia4,95,483
11IbaguéTolima4,92,554
12VillavicencioMeta4,92,052
13Santa MartaMagdalena4,55,299
14ValleduparCesar4,31,794
15ManizalesCaldas4,05,234
16MonteríaCórdoba3,88,499
17PereiraRisaralda3,85,838
18NeivaHuila3,35,994
19PastoNariño3,08,095
20ArmeniaQuindío2,87,245