List of Colombian Departments by population

This is a list of Colombian departments by population according to a general census taken in 2018, the 2005 census, and by estimates for 2020 made by the National Administrative Department of Statistics (Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística, in Spanish). The five most populous departments contain almost half of the total population.

Rank Department Population (2020)[1] Population (2018)[1] Population (2005)
1 Flag of Bogotá.svg Bogotá 7,743,955 7,412,566 6,778,691
2 Flag of Antioquia Department.svg Antioquia 6,677,930 6,407,102 5,601,507
3 Flag of Valle del Cauca.svg Valle del Cauca 4,532,152 4,475,886 4,052,535
4 Flag of Cundinamarca.svg Cundinamarca 3,242,999 2,919,060 2,228,682
5 Flag of Atlántico.svg Atlántico 2,722,128 2,535,517 2,112,001
6 Flag of Bolívar (Colombia).svg Bolívar 2,180,976 2,070,110 1,836,640
7 Flag of Santander Department.svg Santander 2,280,908 2,184,837 1,913,444
8 Flag of Nariño.svg Nariño 1,627,589 1,630,592 1,498,234
9 Flag of Córdoba.svg Córdoba 1,828,947 1,784,783 1,462,909
10 Flag of Tolima.svg Tolima 1,339,998 1,330,187 1,312,304
11 Flag of Cauca.svg Cauca 1,491,937 1,464,488 1,182,022
12 Flag of Norte de Santander.svgNorte de Santander 1,620,318 1,491,689 1,208,336
13 Flag of Boyacá Department.svg Boyacá 1,242,731 1,217,376 1,255,311
14 Flag of Magdalena.svg Magdalena 1,427,026 1,341,746 1,136,819
15 Flag of Huila.svg Huila 1,122,622 1,100,386 1,001,476
16 Flag of Cesar.svg Cesar 1,295,387 1,200,574 878,437
17 Flag of Caldas.svg Caldas 1,018,453 998,255 898,490
18 Flag of Meta.svg Meta 1,063,454 1,039,722 713,772
19 Flag of La Guajira.svg La Guajira 965,718 880,560 655,943
20 Flag of Risaralda.svg Risaralda 961,055 943,401 859,666
21 Flag of Sucre (Colombia).svg Sucre 949,252 904,863 762,263
22 Flag of Quindío.svg Quindío 555,401 539,904 518,691
23 Flag of Chocó.svg Chocó 544,764 534,826 388,476
24 Flag of Caquetá.svg Caquetá 410,521 401,849 337,932
25 Flag of Casanare.svg Casanare 435,195 420,504 281,294
26 Flag of Putumayo.svg Putumayo 359,127 348,182 237,197
27 Flag of Arauca.svg Arauca 294,206 262,174 153,028
28 Flag of Guaviare.svg Guaviare 86,657 82,767 56,758
29 Flag of San Andrés y Providencia.svg San Andrés y Providencia 63,692 61,280 59,573
30 Flag of Amazonas (Colombia).svg Amazonas 79,020 76,589 46,950
31 Flag of Vichada.svg Vichada 112,958 107,808 44,592
32 Flag of Vaupés.svg Vaupés 44,712 40,797 19,943
33 Flag of Guainía.svg Guainía 50,636 48,114 18,797

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "¿Cuántos somos?". Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE). Retrieved 26 March 2020.