Urban population reached 8.57 mil in 2017 in Guatemala, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.73 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Guatemala reached an all time high of 8.57 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 1.31 mil in 1960. When compared to Guatemala's main peers, urban population in Belize amounted to 0.171 mil, 4.55 mil in El Salvador, 5.23 mil in Honduras and 3.62 mil in Nicaragua in 2017.
Guatemala has been ranked 68th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.