Past and and future population of Africa

population mid-year x1,000

country 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 2030 2040 2050
World 2,525,149 3,018,344 3,682,488 4,439,632 5,309,668 6,126,622 6,929,725 7,758,157 8,500,766 9,157,234 9,725,148
Africa 228,902 284,887 365,626 477,965 631,614 814,063 1,044,107 1,340,103 1,679,301 2,063,030 2,477,536
Algeria 8,872 11,125 14,550 19,338 25,912 31,184 36,036 43,008 48,274 52,496 56,461
Angola 4,355 5,271 6,301 8,212 11,128 15,059 21,220 29,245 39,351 51,581 65,473
Benin 2,255 2,432 2,908 3,718 5,001 6,949 9,510 12,361 15,593 19,050 22,549
Botswana 413 524 693 996 1,380 1,737 2,048 2,460 2,817 3,126 3,389
Burkina Faso 4,284 4,829 5,625 6,823 8,811 11,608 15,632 20,861 27,244 34,695 42,789
Burundi 2,309 2,787 3,457 4,127 5,613 6,767 9,461 13,126 17,357 22,505 28,668
Cameroon 4,466 5,361 6,771 8,932 12,070 15,928 20,591 26,333 32,947 40,398 48,362
Cape Verde 178 202 270 286 341 439 490 553 614 667 707
CAR 1,327 1,504 1,829 2,274 2,938 3,726 4,445 5,409 6,490 7,623 8,782
Chad 2,502 3,003 3,645 4,513 5,958 8,343 11,896 16,431 21,946 28,247 35,131
Comoros 156 189 228 309 415 548 699 883 1,081 1,290 1,502
Congo 808 1,014 1,335 1,802 2,386 3,109 4,066 5,263 6,790 8,647 10,732
Congo, DR 12,184 15,248 20,010 26,357 34,963 48,049 65,939 90,169 120,304 155,794 195,277
Côte d'Ivoire 2,630 3,475 5,242 8,266 12,166 16,518 20,132 25,566 32,143 39,882 48,797
Djibouti 62 84 160 359 588 723 831 947 1,054 1,133 1,186
Egypt 20,897 27,072 34,809 43,370 56,397 68,335 82,041 100,518 117,102 134,428 151,111
Equatorial Guinea 226 252 291 221 377 531 729 971 1,238 1,521 1,816
Eritrea 1,142 1,408 1,805 2,384 3,139 3,535 4,690 5,892 7,311 8,870 10,421
Ethiopia 18,128 22,151 28,415 35,240 48,057 66,444 87,562 111,971 138,297 164,270 188,455
Gabon 473 499 590 729 952 1,232 1,542 1,917 2,321 2,743 3,164
Gambia 271 368 447 604 917 1,229 1,693 2,326 3,105 4,010 4,981
Ghana 4,981 6,652 8,597 10,802 14,628 18,825 24,318 30,530 36,865 43,454 50,071
Guinea 3,094 3,577 4,215 4,507 6,034 8,799 11,012 14,355 18,276 22,700 27,486
Guinea-Bissau 535 616 712 850 1,056 1,315 1,634 2,068 2,541 3,045 3,564
Kenya 6,077 8,105 11,252 16,268 23,446 31,066 40,328 52,187 65,412 80,091 95,505
Lesotho 734 851 1,032 1,307 1,598 1,856 2,011 2,258 2,486 2,728 2,987
Liberia 930 1,120 1,420 1,893 2,103 2,892 3,958 5,091 6,414 7,892 9,436
Libya 1,113 1,435 2,114 3,191 4,398 5,337 6,266 6,700 7,418 7,980 8,375
Madagascar 4,084 5,099 6,576 8,747 11,546 15,745 21,080 27,799 35,960 45,177 55,294
Malawi 2,954 3,619 4,604 6,163 9,409 11,193 14,770 20,022 26,584 34,360 43,155
Mali 4,708 5,264 5,949 7,090 8,482 11,047 15,167 20,457 27,370 35,854 45,404
Mauritania 660 858 1,149 1,534 2,024 2,711 3,591 4,573 5,666 6,844 8,049
Mauritius 493 660 826 966 1,056 1,185 1,248 1,291 1,310 1,295 1,249
Mayotte 15 24 37 55 95 150 209 273 344 421 497
Morocco 8,986 12,329 16,040 20,072 24,950 28,951 32,108 36,444 39,787 42,148 43,696
Mozambique 6,313 7,493 9,262 11,936 13,372 18,265 24,321 31,993 41,437 52,777 65,544
Namibia 485 603 780 1,013 1,415 1,898 2,194 2,731 3,272 3,805 4,322
Niger 2,560 3,395 4,497 5,963 7,912 11,225 16,292 24,315 35,966 51,878 72,238
Nigeria 37,860 45,212 56,132 73,698 95,617 122,877 159,425 206,831 262,599 327,406 398,508
Réunion 248 336 462 509 611 737 831 892 947 981 989
Rwanda 2,186 2,933 3,755 5,141 7,260 8,022 10,294 12,997 15,785 18,644 21,187
Saint Helena 5 5 5 5 6 5 4 4 4 4 4
Sao Tome & Principe 60 64 74 95 114 137 171 211 256 305 353
Senegal 2,477 3,178 4,218 5,569 7,514 9,861 12,957 17,487 22,802 29,086 36,223
Seychelles 36 42 52 66 71 81 93 99 101 101 100
Sierra Leone 1,944 2,182 2,514 3,086 3,931 4,061 5,776 7,160 8,598 10,041 11,392
Somalia 2,264 2,756 3,445 6,090 6,322 7,385 9,582 12,423 16,493 21,388 27,030
South Africa 13,683 17,396 22,503 29,077 36,793 44,897 51,622 56,669 60,034 63,001 65,540
South Sudan 2,583 2,955 3,647 4,701 5,762 6,693 10,056 14,122 17,810 21,744 25,855
Sudan 5,734 7,527 10,233 14,418 20,009 28,080 36,115 45,308 56,443 68,311 80,284
Swaziland 273 349 446 603 863 1,064 1,193 1,366 1,507 1,648 1,792
Tanzania 7,650 10,074 13,606 18,685 25,458 33,992 45,649 62,267 82,927 108,174 137,136
Togo 1,395 1,581 2,116 2,721 3,787 4,875 6,391 8,294 10,489 12,991 15,681
Tunisia 3,605 4,176 5,060 6,368 8,233 9,699 10,639 11,835 12,686 13,166 13,476
Uganda 5,158 6,788 9,446 12,548 17,384 23,758 33,149 45,856 61,929 80,904 101,873
Western Sahara 14 33 77 151 217 306 512 631 738 828 901
Zambia 2,317 3,050 4,185 5,929 8,143 10,585 13,917 18,882 25,313 33,371 42,975
Zimbabwe 2,747 3,752 5,206 7,289 10,485 12,500 13,974 17,471 21,353 25,510 29,615
United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2015). World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision.projected populations based on the medium-fertility variant.