Total population reached 3.40 mil in 2019 in Uruguay, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.002 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, total population in Uruguay reached an all time high of 3.46 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 2.24 mil in 1950. When compared to Uruguay's main peers, total population in Argentina amounted to 42.6 mil, 205 mil in Brazil, 18.1 mil in Chile and 7.34 mil in Paraguay in 2019.
Uruguay has been ranked 137th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of total population, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin.