Santa Marta · Population

Question: What is the population of Santa Marta? Answer: Santa Marta, Colombia (Administrative unit: Magdalena) - last known population is ≈ 499 400 (year 2017). This was 1.018% of total Colombia population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2015-2017 (+1.59%/year), Santa Marta population in 2018 would be: 507 340*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1985-1990] +4.41 %/year
[1990-1995] +3.53 %/year
[1995-2000] +2.35 %/year
[2000-2005] +1.45 %/year
[2005-2010] +1.52 %/year
[2010-2015] +1.55 %/year
[2015-2017] +1.59 %/year


GPS coordinates: 11.24, -74.211

Local time in Santa Marta: 07:00 Monday GMT-5.

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Santa Marta on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1985c, 1990e, 1995e, 2000e, 2005e, 2010e, 2015e, 2017e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
• Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadistica, Republica de Columbia
Population for Municipal area 1985-2020 XLS, ret. 2017-05-30
[2] City density map, generated by using data provided to us by website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).