What is the population of Bolivia right now?
The current population of Bolivia in 2023 is 12,388,571, a 1.35% increase from 2022. The population of Bolivia in 2022 was 12,224,110, a 1.2% increase from 2021.
Bolivia's population in 2022
Bolivia's total population was 11.91 million in January 2022. Data show that Bolivia's population increased by 160 thousand (+1.4 percent) between 2021 and 2022. 49.8 percent of Bolivia's population is female, while 50.2 percent of the population is male.
The current population of Bolivia is 12,312,764 based on projections of the latest United Nations data. The UN estimates the July 1, 2023 population at 12,388,571.
The metro area population of La Paz in 2022 was 1,908,000, a 1.38% increase from 2021. The metro area population of La Paz in 2021 was 1,882,000, a 1.29% increase from 2020.
The most recent official monetary poverty numbers in Bolivia, with the new poverty methodology, correspond to 2021; the national total poverty rate was 36.4 percent, and the national extreme poverty rate was 11.1 percent.
Preliminary release of poverty rates for 2021 place the national total poverty rate at 36.3 percent, and the national extreme poverty rate at 11.1 percent. The international dollar a day methodology is based on $1.90 (2011 PPP), using income per capita as the welfare aggregate measure.
Bolivia - Crude death rate
In 2022, death rate for Bolivia was 9.1 per 1,000 people. Death rate of Bolivia fell gradually from 18.1 per 1,000 people in 1973 to 9.1 per 1,000 people in 2022.
Bolivia is inhabited mostly by Mestizo, Quechua and Aymara, while minorities include 37 indigenous groups (0.3% average per group). Spanish, Quechua, Aymara, Guarani languages, as well as 34 other native languages are the official languages of Bolivia. Spanish is the most-spoken language (60.7%) within the population.
Bolivia is named after the independence fighter Simon Bolivar; it broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups.
Lack of human development is one of the main contributing factors to Bolivia's poverty. This includes the high child mortality rate, high levels of chronic malnutrition, and a lack of equal and quality education.
How many males and females are in Bolivia?
Bolivia is ranked 98th in terms of urbanization. The Sex Ratio in Bolivia in 2021 is 100.68 males per 100 females. There are 5.94 million males and 5.90 million females in Bolivia. The percentage of female population is 49.83% compare to 50.17% male population.
From 1960 to 2021 the population of Bolivia increased from 3.66 million to 12.08 million people. This is a growth of 230.3 percent in 61 years. The highest increase in Bolivia was recorded in 2015 with 3.58 percent. The smallest increase in 2021 with 1.20 percent.
Economy of Bolivia.
|Population below poverty line||34.6% (2018) 10.6% on less than $3.20/day (2018)|
|Gini coefficient||42.2 medium (2018)|
The life expectancy for Bolivia in 2022 was 72.10 years, a 0.35% increase from 2021. The life expectancy for Bolivia in 2021 was 71.84 years, a 0.35% increase from 2020.
Mestizos constitute 70% of the Bolivian population making it the dominant ethnic group in the country. The White Bolivians are the Bolivians with a European ancestry and constitute 5% of the Bolivian population.
Mestizos are people of mixed European and indigenous ancestry. They are distributed throughout the entire country and compose about 68% of the Bolivian population. Most people assume their mestizo identity while at the same time identifying themselves with one or more Indigenous cultures.