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North America Population 2022

North America is a continent in the Northern Hemisphere & covers an area of about  9,540,000 square miles (24,709,000 square kilometres), about 16.5% of the Earth’s land area, and about 4.8% of its total surface. 

Its the third-largest continent by area, following Asia and Africa, and the fourth by population after Asia, Africa, and Europe. In 2021, its population was estimated at nearly 596 million or about 7.5% of the world’s population.

Countries in North America

North America  population is estimated at nearly 590 million people in 23 independent states. The United Nations recognizes “North America” as comprising three areas: Northern America, Central America, and the Caribbean. We will look at the combined list of all three regions & all 23 countries.

United States (335 million), Mexico ( 132 million), and Canada (38 million) remain the top three populous countries in North America. 

#CountriesPopulation 2022
UN Estimates
Population in million
1United States334,805,268335 million
2Mexico131,562,775132 million
3Canada38,388,41638 million
4Guatemala18,584,04318.5 million
6Haiti11,680,28811.7 million
5Cuba11,305,64811.4 million
7Dominican Republic11,056,37411 million
8Honduras10,221,25610.2 million
9Nicaragua6,779,0966.8 million
10El Salvador6,550,3966.5 million
11Costa Rica5,182,3525.2 million
12Panama4,446,9574.5 million
13Jamaica2,985,0873 million
14Trinidad and Tobago1,406,5871.5 million
15Belize412,201 412 K
16Bahamas400,515 400 K
17Barbados288,023 288 K
18Saint Lucia185,112 185 K
19Grenada113,477 113 K
20Saint Vincent and the Grenadines111,552 112 K
21Antigua and Barbuda99,505 99 K
22Dominica72,337 72 K
23Saint Kitts and Nevis53,864 54 K
North America Population 2022