San José · Population

Question: What is the population of San José? Answer: San José, Uruguay (capital: San José de Mayo) - last known population is ≈ 115 600 (year 2017). This was 3.344% of total Uruguay population. In this year, San José population density was 23.2 p/km². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2011-2017 (+1.09%/year), San José population in 2018 would be: 116 862*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1908-1963] +0.98 %/year
[1963-1975] +0.86 %/year
[1975-1985] +0.21 %/year
[1985-1996] +0.66 %/year
[1996-2004] +0.81 %/year
[2004-2011] +0.71 %/year
[2011-2017] +1.09 %/year


GPS coordinates: -34.339427, -56.71316

San José on city and population density map

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

Sources, Notices

1908c, 1963c, 1975c, 1985c, 1996c, 2004c, 2011c, 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
Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Uruguay
Censos 1852-2011 Población en el País, según departamento
Lists of populated places by letter INE. 2008., web archive, Ret.2012-10-18
Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004) INE. 2012. Web Archive, Ret.2012-10-18
List of cities in Uruguay ret. 2018-03-09
[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).