Latin America & the Caribbean: total population 2008-2018, by gender

A total of around 641 million people lived in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018. The female population slightly exceeded the male population. In that year, approximately 325.6 million women lived in this region, around 50.77 percent of the total population. In both genders, the population has been gradually increasing since 2008. The literacy rate among Latin American and Caribbean adults has surpassed 93 percent.

Total population in Latin America and the Caribbean from 2008 to 2018, by gender

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Source

Release date

February 2020

Region

Central and South America

Survey time period

2008 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Figures have been rounded

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