Panama - Population





Panama: Population

Mnemonic POP.IPAN
Unit #
Annual 1.51 %
Data 2017 4,098,135
2016 4,037,043

Series Information

Source Instituto Nacional De Estadistica y Censo (INEC)
Release Panama in Figures
Frequency Annual
Start Date 12/31/1950
End Date 12/31/2017

Panama: Demographics

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Births 2017 76,166 75,184 # Annual
Net Migration 2017 31,448 # Annual
Population 2017 4,098,135 4,037,043 # Annual
Birth Rate 2016 19.53 19.85 # per Ths. pop. Annual
Death Rate 2016 5.02 5 # per Ths. pop. Annual
Deaths 2016 18,882 18,429 # Annual

Release Information

Population by five-year age bracket for Panama and divisions and regions thereof. Annual from 1995.

The source writes:

This document provides a summary of the most relevant statistical data, corresponding to the 2012-16 period, related to the physical, demographic, economic, social and environmental aspects of the country, provided by the National Statistical System (SEN), obtained through research and administrative records.

Closed population
A people without a current immigration or emigration, so that changes in population size occur only as a result of births and deaths.
Economically active population
Is people of either sex who provide labor for the production of economic goods and services during the reference period chosen to investigate the economic characteristics. Optionally involves both unemployed busy.
School-age population
A group of people whose ages fall within the normative range of age for compulsory education.
Stable Population
A population whose growth rate and age composition does not change because the birth and death rates by age remain constant through a long enough period of time.
Stationary population
A stable population with a growth rate of zero (because the birth rate equals death rate) and age composition does not change.
Young people
A population with a relatively high proportion of children, adolescents and young adults, low median age and therefore a high potential of births.
Maximum population
The greatest number of people who can hold a given ecosystem.
Population not economically active
It refers to people who are of working age but are not working or seeking employment. Includes housewives, students, retirees, investors, etc..
Optimum population
The ideal number of people who can stay in a certain area, in contrast to overpopulation and subpopulation.
Urban population
Refers to the percentage of total population of any country, territory or geographic area living in areas defined as urban in a specific point in time, usually mid-year. The term essentially refers to urban cities, towns and other densely populated areas. The demarcation of urban areas is generally defined by countries as part of census procedures and is usually based on the size of localities and / or classification of areas as administrative centers or according to special criteria such as population density or type of business economic residents. There is no definition of urban areas and internationally agreed national operational definitions may vary from country to country.
Old town
A population with a relatively high proportion of elderly aged and elderly, a high median age and, therefore, a lower growth potential.