Burundi population 12,325,274 (live)

The population of Burundi is expected to grow by 366,000 in 2021 and reach 12,675,000 in 2022. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 2,001 people yearly. The population density of Burundi has changed from 160.3 in 1980 to 450.8 in 2019.

Current population 12,325,274 people at present (Wednesday 20th of January 2021)
Median Age 22.0 years
Population density 479.2 per km2
Population of Burundi from 1960 to 2021 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2021 12,305,000 366,000 (3.0%) 2,001 22.0 479 1,718,000 (14.0%)
2020 11,939,000 363,000 (3.0%) 2,001 21.9 5.38 465 1,627,000 (13.6%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) 4,000 21.9 5.46 451 1,540,000 (13.3%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) 4,000 21.8 5.54 437 1,456,000 (13.0%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) 4,000 21.8 5.62 423 1,376,000 (12.7%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) 4,000 21.7 5.70 410 1,300,676 (12.4%)
2015 10,199,270 307,480 (3.0%) 4,000 21.7 5.78 397 1,229,726 (12.1%)
2010 8,766,930 277,899 (3.2%) -14,000 21.7 6.26 341 932,889 (10.6%)
2005 7,423,289 240,838 (3.2%) 20,414 21.3 6.69 289 695,933 (9.4%)
2000 6,400,706 121,766 (1.9%) 10,174 20.7 7.01 249 527,802 (8.2%)
1995 5,962,058 90,451 (1.5%) -89,100 20.9 7.29 232 429,924 (7.2%)
1990 5,415,415 135,391 (2.5%) -60,500 21.4 7.51 211 339,601 (6.3%)
1985 4,702,066 130,774 (2.8%) -30,154 21.7 7.49 183 245,495 (5.2%)
1980 4,116,817 103,507 (2.5%) -27,829 22.1 7.42 160 178,629 (4.3%)
1975 3,671,494 52,909 (1.4%) -30,058 22.2 7.37 143 129,420 (3.5%)
1970 3,455,606 63,853 (1.9%) -52,119 22.3 7.29 135 98,312 (2.8%)
1965 3,077,876 67,017 (2.2%) -11,580 22.7 7.18 120 70,606 (2.3%)
1960 2,786,106 53,560 (1.9%) -16,998 22.9 6.95 109 57,867 (2.1%)

In 2020 the population of Burundi was 11,939,000 and the average age decreased from 22.9 in 1960 to 21.9. Urban population has increased from 527,802 (8.2%) in 2000 to 1,718,000 (14.0%) in the current year. The population density of Burundi has changed from 160.3 in 1980 to 450.8 in 2019.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) 2,001 21.9 5.38 465 1,627,000 (13.6%)
2025 13,810,000 383,000 (2.8%) 2,001 22.4 4.99 538 2,122,000 (15.4%)
2030 15,799,000 410,000 (2.6%) 2,001 23.0 4.63 615 2,727,000 (17.3%)
2035 17,970,000 452,000 (2.5%) 2,001 23.6 4.30 700 3,466,000 (19.3%)
2040 20,377,000 500,000 (2.5%) 2,001 24.3 4.00 794 4,373,000 (21.5%)
2045 22,999,000 538,000 (2.3%) 2,001 24.9 3.73 896 5,475,000 (23.8%)
2050 25,762,000 560,000 (2.2%) 2,001 25.7 3.50 1,003 6,780,000 (26.3%)

The life expectancy at birth should reach 67.9 (65.5 years for male and 70.6 years for females). Population density will go up to 1,003.2 people per square kilometer.

Burundi demographics 2020

The population growth rate is 3.07% (363,000 residents, including 116,668 deaths). The demographics of Burundi constitutes of 6,241,000 women and 6,064,000 men, which means there are 972 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 55.0% of population (6,766,520) is 19 or younger, 42.2% of population (5,195,171) is between age 20 and 64 and 2.8% of population (342,079) is over 65.

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