Belize

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 68,918
1960 92,068
1970 122,179
1980 144,151
1990 187,552
2000 247,312
2010 321,609
2020 397,880
2025 435,949
2050 587,957
2075 664,339
2100 676,539
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name Belize
Capital Belmopan
Region Central America
ISO code BZ
Statistical agency Statistical Institute of Belize


Administrative units

district
> subdivision
administrative centerarea in
sq.km.
population
1991-05-12
census
population
2000-05-12
census
population
2010-05-12
census
BelizeBelize City4,20457,03068,19789,247
Belize City North Side  44,08749,05016,116
Belize City South Side    37,416
San Pedro  1,8494,49911,510
Rural  11,09414,64824,205
CayoSan Ignacio / Santa Elena5,33837,69352,56473,202
Belmopan  3,5588,13013,654
Benque Viejo  3,5805,0885,824
San Ignacio  8,96213,2609,925
Santa Elena    7,052
Rural  21,59326,08636,747
CorozalCorozal1,86028,46432,70840,324
Corozal Town  7,0627,8889,871
Rural  21,40224,82030,453
Orange WalkOrange Walk4,73730,68138,89045,419
Orange Walk Town  11,01413,48313,400
Rural  19,66725,40732,019
Stann CreekDangriga2,17618,08524,54832,166
Dangriga Town  6,4358,8149,096
Rural  11,65015,73423,070
ToledoPunta Gorda4,64917,43923,29730,538
Punta Gorda Town  3,4584,3295,205
Rural  13,98118,96825,333
total 22,964189,392240,204312,971
source: Central Statistical Office, Belize.
note: All second level items with 'Rural' in them, don't seem to be real administrative entities, but more the residual value after deducting the urban areas.
note: 2010 total includes 118 homeless people and 1957 institutionalized persons.

Main cities

namepopulation
2000-05-12
census
population
2010-05-12
census
latitude /
longitude
Belize City49,05053,53217.49/-88.20
San Ignacio/Santa Elena13,26016,97717.15/-89.08
Belmopan8,13013,65417.20/-88.70
Orange Walk13,48313,40018.09/-88.57
San Pedro4,49911,510 
Corozal Town7,8889,87118.40/-88.39
Dangriga8,8149,09616.97/-88.23
source: Central Statistical Office, Belize.