Population of Puerto Rico 2021

Population of Puerto Rico 2021

Puerto Rico officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is a Caribbean island and unincorporated territory of the United States. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of  Puerto Rico in 2020 is 2,860,840 (28.60 Lakhs)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Puerto Rico Population 2021

Puerto Rico has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of -2.47 %. Its estimated population in 2021 is  2,828,246 (2.8 million). The total Land Area of Puerto Rico is 8,870 Km2 (3,425 sq. miles) & the Population Density of Puerto Rico is 323 per Km2 (835 people per mi2).

Population of  Puerto Rico in 2021 – 28 Lakhs (Approx)
Puerto Rico2020 Population
Total Population 2,860,840 (28.60 Lakhs)
Global Rank141
Share of World Pop.0.04% 
Land Area 311,888 sq.km (120,421 sq. mi)
Area Rank
Pop. Density323 people/sq. km
Capital CitySan Juan

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Puerto Rico Demographics
Fertility Rate* 1.22
Infant mortality rate ** 2.1
Median Age  44.5 Years
Life Expectancy 80.69 years
Urban Population 100%

*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 Puerto Rico

Religious affiliation in Puerto Rico 

  • Roman Catholicism – 56%
  • Protestantism – 33%
  • Other – 3%
  • Irreligious – 8%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Puerto Rico by Population

1San Juan395,326
8Toa Baja89,609
10Trujillo Alto74,842