Namibia

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 485,274
1960 602,545
1970 780,386
1980 1,012,761
1990 1,415,447
2000 1,897,953
2010 2,193,643
2020 2,731,165
2025 3,002,495
2050 4,321,627
2075 5,309,475
2100 5,730,479
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the Republic of Namibia
Capital Windhoek
Region Southern Africa
ISO code NA
Statistical agency Namibia Statistics Agency


Administrative units

coderegioncapitalarea in
sq.km.
population
1991-10-21
census
population
2001-08-27
census
population
2011-08-28
census
01CapriviKatima Mulilo14,78590,42279,82690,596
02ErongoSwakopmund63,57955,470107,663150,809
03HardapMariental109,78166,49568,24979,507
04KarasKeetmanshoop161,51461,16269,32977,421
05KavangoRundu48,742116,830202,694223,352
06KhomasWindhoek37,007167,071250,262342,141
07KuneneOutjo115,26064,01768,73586,856
08OhangwenaEenhana10,706179,634228,384245,446
09OmahekeGobabis84,98152,73568,03971,233
10OmusatiUutapi26,551189,919228,842243,166
11OshanaOshakati8,647134,884161,916176,674
12OshikotoOmuthiya38,685128,745161,007181,973
13OtjozondjupaOtjiwarongo105,460102,536135,384143,903
 total 825,6151,409,9201,830,3302,113,077
source: Namibia Statistics Agency.
note: regional results are final, data for constituencies are preliminary results.

Main cities

namepopulation
1991-10-21
census
population
2001-08-27
census
population
2011-08-28
census
latitude /
longitude
Windhoek147,056251,545322,500-22.61/17.05
Rundu19,36636,96461,900 
Walvis Bay..43,61161,300 
Swakopmund..25,44244,700 
Oshakati21,60328,25535,600 
Rehoboth21,43921,30828,800 
Katima Mulilo13,37722,13428,200 
Otjiwarongo15,92119,61428,000 
source: Namibia National Planning Commission, Namibia.
note: 2011 census results are preliminary numbers.