Cabo Verde population 577,951 (live)

The population of Cabo Verde is expected to grow by 7,000 in 2021 and reach 581,000 in 2022. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 1,244 people yearly. The population density of Cape Verde has changed from 71.1 in 1980 to 139.0 in 2019.

Current population 577,951 people at present (Sunday 25th of July 2021)
Median Age 28.7 years
Population density 142.5 per km2
Population of Cabo Verde from 1960 to 2021 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2021 574,000 7,000 (1.2%) -1,244 28.7 143 397,000 (69.1%)
2020 567,000 7,000 (1.2%) -1,244 28.3 2.20 141 389,000 (68.6%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) -1,478 28.1 2.24 139 381,000 (68.0%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) -1,478 27.9 2.27 137 373,000 (67.4%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) -1,478 27.6 2.31 136 365,000 (66.8%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) -1,478 27.4 2.34 134 357,119 (66.2%)
2015 532,913 6,476 (1.2%) -1,478 27.2 2.37 132 349,197 (65.5%)
2010 502,384 5,421 (1.1%) -2,210 26.1 2.67 125 310,639 (61.8%)
2005 474,567 6,903 (1.5%) -3,525 24.6 3.13 118 273,773 (57.7%)
2000 435,079 8,794 (2.0%) -1,972 23.2 3.76 108 232,484 (53.4%)
1995 389,127 9,971 (2.6%) -1,088 22.5 4.54 97 189,769 (48.8%)
1990 341,883 6,699 (2.0%) -1,275 22.2 5.31 85 150,839 (44.1%)
1985 315,069 5,672 (1.8%) -5,551 22.0 5.88 78 99,247 (31.5%)
1980 286,657 4,242 (1.5%) -4,063 21.9 6.38 71 67,416 (23.5%)
1975 272,423 131 (0.1%) -5,596 22.4 6.77 68 58,350 (21.4%)
1970 270,198 5,289 (2.0%) -6,981 22.4 6.94 67 52,848 (19.6%)
1965 231,428 7,582 (3.3%) 853 23.6 6.99 57 41,826 (18.1%)
1960 202,310 3,646 (1.8%) -233 25.1 6.89 50 33,743 (16.7%)

In 2020 the population of Cape Verde was 567,000 and the average age increased from 25.1 in 1960 to 28.3. Urban population has increased from 232,484 (53.4%) in 2000 to 397,000 (69.1%) in the current year. The population density of Cape Verde has changed from 71.1 in 1980 to 139.0 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%) -1,244 28.3 2.20 141 389,000 (68.6%)
2025 602,000 7,000 (1.2%) -932 29.8 2.07 149 428,000 (71.0%)
2030 635,000 6,000 (0.9%) -700 31.3 1.97 158 463,000 (73.0%)
2035 665,000 5,000 (0.8%) -525 32.9 1.89 165 495,000 (74.4%)
2040 692,000 5,000 (0.7%) -393 34.7 1.83 172 522,000 (75.5%)
2045 715,000 4,000 (0.6%) -295 36.3 1.78 177 547,000 (76.5%)
2050 734,000 3,000 (0.4%) -295 37.7 1.75 182 569,000 (77.6%)

The life expectancy at birth should reach 78.3 (76.3 years for male and 80.5 years for females). Population density will go up to 182.2 people per square kilometer.

Cabo Verde demographics 2020

The population growth rate is 1.23% (7,000 residents, including 2,962 deaths). The demographics of Cape Verde constitutes of 288,000 women and 287,000 men, which means there are 997 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 38.1% of population (218,924) is 19 or younger, 57.4% of population (329,476) is between age 20 and 64 and 4.7% of population (27,208) is over 65.

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