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Estimates of the Resident Population of Puerto Rico

Estimates of the Resident Population of Puerto Rico Municipios,
July 1, 1993 and Components of Change Since 1990

                   Population         Census      Percent
                     estimate     population       change
Municipio        July 1, 1993  April 1, 1990 1990 to 1993

 Puerto Rico....    3,622,063      3,522,037          2.8

Adjuntas........       19,579         19,451          0.7
Aguada..........       37,175         35,911          3.5
Aguadilla.......       64,176         59,335          8.2
Aguas Buenas....       26,281         25,424          3.4
Aibonito........       25,469         24,971          2.0
Anasco..........       26,806         25,234          6.2
Arecibo.........       94,513         93,385          1.2
Arroyo..........       19,230         18,910          1.7
Barceloneta.....       21,940         20,947          4.7
Barranquitas....       26,713         25,605          4.3
Bayamon.........      225,338        220,262          2.3
Cabo Rojo.......       40,559         38,521          5.3
Caguas..........      139,228        133,447          4.3
Camuy...........       30,725         28,917          6.3
Canovanas.......       39,653         36,816          7.7
Carolina........      185,732        177,806          4.5
Catano..........       33,485         34,587         -3.2
Cayey...........       46,993         46,553          0.9
Ceiba...........       17,521         17,145          2.2
Ciales..........       18,855         18,084          4.3
Cidra...........       36,055         35,601          1.3
Coamo...........       33,402         33,837         -1.3
Comerio.........       19,659         20,265         -3.0
Corozal.........       33,754         33,095          2.0
Culebra.........        1,724          1,542         11.8
Dorado..........       32,198         30,759          4.7
Fajardo.........       37,107         36,882          0.6
Florida.........        9,008          8,689          3.7
Guanica.........       21,251         19,984          6.3
Guayama.........       41,336         41,588         -0.6
Guayanilla......       21,554         21,581         -0.1
Guaynabo........       97,879         92,886          5.4
Gurabo..........       30,948         28,737          7.7
Hatillo.........       33,575         32,703          2.7
Hormigueros.....       15,992         15,212          5.1
Humacao.........       55,954         55,203          1.4
Isabela.........       39,836         39,147          1.8
Jayuya..........       16,081         15,527          3.6
Juana Diaz......       46,851         45,198          3.7
Juncos..........       32,272         30,612          5.4
Lajas...........       25,433         23,271          9.3
Lares...........       29,014         29,015          0.0
Las Marias......       10,096          9,306          8.5
Las Piedras.....       29,088         27,896          4.3
Loiza...........       30,110         29,307          2.7
Luquillo........       18,799         18,100          3.9
Manati..........       39,409         38,692          1.9
Maricao.........        5,887          6,206         -5.1
Maunabo.........       12,809         12,347          3.7
Mayaguez........      102,390        100,371          2.0
Moca............       33,456         32,926          1.6
Morovis.........       26,926         25,288          6.5
Naguabo.........       23,079         22,620          2.0
Naranjito.......       28,359         27,914          1.6
Orocovis........       22,635         21,158          7.0
Patillas........       20,218         19,633          3.0
Penuelas........       21,879         22,515         -2.8
Ponce...........      189,734        187,749          1.1
Quebradillas....       21,653         21,425          1.1
Rincon..........       12,311         12,213          0.8
Rio Grande......       46,329         45,648          1.5
Sabana Grande...       24,196         22,843          5.9
Salinas.........       29,266         28,335          3.3
San German......       36,622         34,962          4.7
San Juan........      443,372        437,745          1.3
San Lorenzo.....       35,988         35,163          2.3
San Sebastian...       39,081         38,799          0.7
Santa Isabel....       19,482         19,318          0.8
Toa Alta........       46,274         44,101          4.9
Toa Baja........       94,633         89,454          5.8
Trujillo Alto...       66,992         61,120          9.6
Utuado..........       35,666         34,980          2.0
Vega Alta.......       35,550         34,559          2.9
Vega Baja.......       56,914         55,997          1.6
Vieques.........        8,582          8,602         -0.2
Villalba........       24,115         23,559          2.4
Yabucoa.........       37,667         36,483          3.2
Yauco...........       41,642         42,058         -1.0

                         Components of change, April 1, 1990
                                  to July 1, 1993
                                                  Natural  Residual
Municipio              Births         Deaths     increase    change
 Puerto Rico....      210,989         86,774      124,215   -24,189

Adjuntas........        1,233            475          758      -630
Aguada..........        2,064            699        1,366      -102
Aguadilla.......        3,185          1,504        1,681     3,160
Aguas Buenas....        1,489            522          967      -110
Aibonito........        1,597            551        1,047      -549
Anasco..........        1,413            635          778       794
Arecibo.........        5,280          2,661        2,619    -1,491
Arroyo..........        1,177            465          713      -393
Barceloneta.....        1,267            520          748       246
Barranquitas....        1,977            506        1,471      -363
Bayamon.........       12,719          4,943        7,776    -2,700
Cabo Rojo.......        1,972          1,059          913     1,125
Caguas..........        8,078          3,304        4,774     1,007
Camuy...........        1,814            675        1,138       670
Canovanas.......        2,849            846        2,003       834
Carolina........        9,609          3,802        5,806     2,120
Catano..........        2,237            861        1,376    -2,478
Cayey...........        2,808          1,204        1,605    -1,165
Ceiba...........        1,170            345          825      -449
Ciales..........        1,215            371          845       -74
Cidra...........        2,084            638        1,446      -992
Coamo...........        2,201            800        1,401    -1,836
Comerio.........        1,270            423          847    -1,453
Corozal.........        2,198            680        1,517      -858
Culebra.........          113             36           77       105
Dorado..........        1,815            606        1,208       231
Fajardo.........        2,386          1,033        1,354    -1,129
Florida.........          617            242          375       -56
Guanica.........        1,149            518          631       637
Guayama.........        2,700          1,064        1,636    -1,888
Guayanilla......        1,276            521          755      -782
Guaynabo........        5,399          2,002        3,396     1,597
Gurabo..........        1,773            679        1,094     1,118
Hatillo.........        1,835            797        1,038      -166
Hormigueros.....          656            374          282       498
Humacao.........        3,425          1,303        2,122    -1,371
Isabela.........        2,223          1,056        1,167      -478
Jayuya..........        1,092            335          757      -203
Juana Diaz......        2,991          1,049        1,942      -289
Juncos..........        1,805            773        1,032       628
Lajas...........        1,237            612          626     1,537
Lares...........        1,807            717        1,090    -1,091
Las Marias......          504            185          319       471
Las Piedras.....        1,675            601        1,074       118
Loiza...........        1,901            563        1,339      -536
Luquillo........        1,170            446          724       -25
Manati..........        2,578          1,010        1,568      -851
Maricao.........          384            129          255      -574
Maunabo.........          750            292          458         4
Mayaguez........        5,141          2,695        2,447      -428
Moca............        1,832            637        1,195      -665
Morovis.........        1,751            460        1,291       347
Naguabo.........        1,329            620          708      -249
Naranjito.......        1,857            537        1,320      -875
Orocovis........        1,552            461        1,092       385
Patillas........        1,219            479          740      -155
Penuelas........        1,567            515        1,052    -1,688
Ponce...........       12,303          5,040        7,263    -5,278
Quebradillas....        1,273            472          801      -573
Rincon..........          685            282          403      -305
Rio Grande......        2,782            969        1,814    -1,133
Sabana Grande...        1,323            586          737       616
Salinas.........        1,932            720        1,212      -281
San German......        1,936            951          985       675
San Juan........       24,909         14,529       10,380    -4,753
San Lorenzo.....        2,001            887        1,114      -289
San Sebastian...        1,983            960        1,024      -742
Santa Isabel....        1,414            535          879      -715
Toa Alta........        2,848            704        2,144        30
Toa Baja........        5,068          1,787        3,281     1,898
Trujillo Alto...        3,556          1,133        2,424     3,448
Utuado..........        1,951            860        1,090      -404
Vega Alta.......        2,051            697        1,354      -363
Vega Baja.......        3,660          1,314        2,346    -1,429
Vieques.........          588            260          328      -348
Villalba........        1,767            456        1,311      -755
Yabucoa.........        2,053            802        1,251       -67
Yauco...........        2,500          1,001        1,499    -1,915

Source: Population Estimates Branch, Population Division, Bureau of the Census

Note: Births and Deaths are from Puerto Rico Junta de Planification. Estimates were obtained through Ratio-Regression technique using births and deaths.

Methodology: Methodology is described in "Subnational Population Estimates Methods of the U.S. Bureau of the Census," a paper prepared by Michael J. Batutis, October, 1991. Copies may be obtained by calling (301) 457-2380.


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