Guam Population 2021 (Live)

170,579
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After decades of decline, Guam's population growth is on an upswing, growing 1.2% annually. Guam's population in 2020 will depend on whether the US continues with plans to move Marines into the region, giving the country 25 years' worth of growth.

The current population of Guam is 170,579 based on projections of the latest United Nations data. The UN estimates the July 1, 2021 population at 170,179.

Guam Growth Rate

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Guam Population 2021 (Live)

Guam Population Clock

Guam Population (as of 10/8/2021)170,579
Last UN Estimate (July 1, 2021)170,179
Births per Day8
Deaths per Day3
Migrations per Day-1
Net Change per Day4
Population Change Since Jan. 11,124

Guam Population Estimator

Estimate as of October 8, 2021 is: 170,653

Components of Population Change

One birth every 180 minutes
One death every 480 minutes
One net migrant every 1440 minutes
Net gain of one person every 360 minutes

Guam Population Clock

Name Population
Dededo Village44,943
Yigo Village20,539
Tamuning19,685
Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village19,685
Mangilao Village15,191
Barrigada Village8,875
Santa Rita Village7,500
Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village6,825
Chalan Pago-Ordot Village6,822
Yona Village6,484

Guam Population Density Map

Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
2021170,1790.87%315.1519144
2020168,7750.89%312.5519145
2019167,2940.92%309.8019145
2018165,7680.91%306.9819145
2017164,2810.82%304.2219145
2016162,9510.68%301.7619145
2015161,8530.30%299.7319145
2010159,4440.13%295.2719145
2005158,4020.39%293.3418942
2000155,3291.31%287.6518841
1995145,5612.21%269.5618740
1990130,4822.28%241.6318942
1985116,5722.28%215.8718941
1980104,1332.21%192.8418944
197593,3522.16%172.8718945
197083,8772.31%155.3319147
196574,8302.31%138.5718846
196066,7421.28%123.6018846
195562,6410.98%116.0018848

Guam Population by Year (Historical)

Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
2022171,5190.87%317.6319144
2023172,8090.83%320.0219144
2024174,0750.80%322.3619144
2025175,3190.76%324.6619144
2030181,1470.66%335.4619143
2035185,9160.52%344.2919141
2040189,3720.37%350.6919043
2045191,5830.23%354.7819044
2050192,7800.13%357.0019044
2055193,2210.05%357.8219045
2060193,072-0.01%357.5419145
2065192,325-0.08%356.1619145
2070190,974-0.14%353.6619146
2075188,888-0.22%349.7919147
2080185,966-0.31%344.3819148
2085182,266-0.40%337.5319149
2090177,892-0.48%329.4319150
2095173,054-0.55%320.4719251

Guam Population by Year (Projections)

Guam Population Pyramid 2021

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Guam Median Age

29


Total

28.3


Male

29.7


Female

Guam Population by Age

There are 121,852 people over age 18 in Guam.

Guam Population Pyramid

Guam is an organized, unincorporated territory of the United States in the Pacific Ocean, and one of 5 US territories with an established civilian government. Guam is also the largest, southernmost Mariana Island. Interestingly, there are no true cities in Guam, as the largest village of Dededo has just 45,000 people. Hagåtña, the capital, is the second smallest village in Guam in terms of population and area with just 1,200 people, despite being one of the country's biggest commercial districts and seat of government.

Guam Demographics

Guam was first inhabited by the Chamorros going back about 4,000 years, and it has a long history of European colonialism, beginning with Spain establishing a colony in 1668. It was occupied by the Japanese for more than two years at the beginning of World War II. The native Chamorros remain the largest ethnic group in the country, accounting for 37% of the population, with 75,000 living in various areas of the United States. Filipinos account for 25.5% of the population, followed by Whites (10%), usually of Spanish or European American ancestry. 85% of the population practices Roman Catholicism.

Guam - General Info

  1. UN World Population Prospects (2019 Revision) - United Nations population estimates and projections.
  2. GeoNames Gazetteer

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