Panama Population 2023

Panama, officially the Republic of Panama, is a transcontinental country in Central America and South America. As per the UN World Population Prospects report,  the population of  Panama in 2023 is 4,468,086 (44.6 Lakh)

The total Land Area of  Panama is 74,340 sq. km (28,700 sq. mi) and the Population Density of Panama is 58 per sq. Km (150 people per sq. mi).

 Panama 2023 Population
Total Population4,468,086 (4.5 million)
Global Rank128
Land Area 74,340 sq. km (28,700 sq. mi)
Area Rank116
Pop. Density58 people/sq. km

Source: World Population Prospects report

Religion in Panama

Christianity is the largest religion in Panama and  91% of the population follows Christianity. Among Christians in Costa Rica, Catholics have the most adherents followed by Protestants.  As per estimates, 63.2% of the population followed Roman Catholicism, 25%  are Protestants, and others are Christian at 3.3%.

7.6% of the population doesn’t affiliate with any religion. Non-Christian-based faith population is at 1%. Non-Christian Faith includes Jewish, Islam, Baháʼí Faith, and Buddism are the main minority religions.

Religion percentage in Panama

  • Christianity – 91.5% 
    —63.2% Roman Catholic
    —25.0% Protestant
    —3.3% Other Christian
  • No religion – 7.6% 
  • Other religions- 0.9% 

Top Cities in Panama by Population

1Panama City4,30,299
2San Miguelito3,15,019
3Las Cumbres1,27,440
4La Chorrera1,18,521
9Vista Alegre55,114
10Santiago de Veraguas51,236
Population of Panama 2023 | Religion in Panama