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Regional Overview of Central America
TABLE 33. SIZE AND GROWTH OF POPULATION IN
CENTRAL AMERICA

   
Country
Population
(millions)
1991a

Population
(millions)
2025b
(projected)

Average annual
population
change (%)
2000-2005b

Guatemala 9.26 21.67 2.68
Belize 0.22 0.29 1.46
Honduras 4.94 11.51 2.48
El Salvador 5.41 9.74 2.00
Nicaragua 3.75 9.08 2.78
Costa Rica 3.11 5.61 1.84
Panama 2.47 3.86 1.48
Total 29.16 61.76 2.10
   
Sources:
a Hoffman 1993.
b WRI, UNEP and UNDP 1994.