Venezuela Population 2024
Venezuela, officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is a country on the northern coast of South America. It occupies a roughly triangular area and is bounded by the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean to the north, Guyana to the east, Brazil to the south, and Colombia to the southwest and west. As per the UN World Population Prospects report, the estimated population of Venezuela in 2024 is 28,838,499 (29 million)
Source: World Population Prospects
|Land Area||882,050 sq.km (340,560 sq. mi)|
|Pop. Density||32 people/sq. km|
Religion in Venezuela
Christianity is the largest religion in Venezuela and 87% of population follow Christianity. Among Christians in Venezuela, Catholics have the most adherents.
According to the 2011 census, 88.3 percent of the population is Christian, primarily Roman Catholic (71%), 17% are Protestant, and the remaining 0.03 percent Mormons. The Venezuelans without religion are 9% (atheist 2%, agnostic or indifferent 6% and doesn’t know/doesn’t respond 1% ), almost 3% of the population follow other religions (1% of them are of Santería).
For Latest figures, According to the 2020 report by the Latino barometer, 63.6% of the population followed Roman Catholicism; 21.7% Evangelical Protestantism; 0.3% Adventist, 1% Jehovah’s Witnesses, and 0.1% Mormon.
Other Non-Christian-based faiths population is at 3.7% other religions which include 0.2% Jewish population. 1.3% African cults and 2.2% others. 9.4% of the population follow No religion/Atheist/ Don’t Know/ No Answer.
According to a 2020 report by the Latino barometer religion percentage in Venezuela is as follows
|African American Cults/umbanda||1.3%|
|Believer, not belong to the church||2.2%|
Race and Ethnicity in Venezuela
Venezuela is a multi-ethnic nation, home to people of different races, ethnicity, and national backgrounds.
51.60% of the people identified themselves as Moreno, 43.60% identified themselves as White, 2.90% identified themselves as black,0.70% identified themselves as African Descendent, 1.20% identified themselves as other ethnic groups
Moreno a term used throughout Ibero-America that in this case means “dark-skinned” or “brown-skinned”, as opposed to having a lighter skin (this term connotes skin color or tone, rather than facial features or descent). Traditionally denotes Amerindian (Indigenous) and European ancestry (mostly Spaniard ancestry). White people are mainly of Spanish, English, French, Germans, and Italian ancestry.
Ethnic minorities in Venezuela consist of groups that descend mainly from African or indigenous peoples; 2.9% identified themselves as “black” and 0.7% as afro descendiente (Afro-descendant), 2.6% claimed to belong to indigenous peoples, and 1.2% answered “other races”
Among indigenous people, 58% were Wayúu, 7% Warao, 5% Kariña, 4% Pemón, 3% Piaroa, 3% Jivi, 3% Añu, 3% Cumanágoto, 2% Yukpa, 2% Chaima and 1% Yanomami; the remaining 9% consisted of other indigenous nations.
The racial composition is as follows
|Race and Ethnicity||Percent|
Source: 2017 Peru Census
Top Cities in Venezuela by Population
|15||Puerto la Cruz||Anzoátegui||2,44,728|