Chad population 15,796,318 (live)

The population of Chad is expected to grow by 453,000 in 2018 and reach 15,814,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 2,000 people yearly. On average there are 649,070 births and 191,949 deaths in Chad per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 2.98 percent per year. The population density of Chad has changed from 3.6 in 1980 to 11.5 in 2016.

Current population 15,796,318 people at present (Monday 17th of December 2018)
Median Age 20.8 years
Life expectancy 53.5 years
Population density 12.2 per km2
Population of Chad from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 15,353,000 453,000 (3.0%) 2,000 20.8 5.75 12 3,526,000 (23.0%)
2017 14,900,000 447,457 (3.0%) 2,000 20.7 5.85 12 3,395,000 (22.8%)
2016 14,452,543 443,130 (3.1%) 2,000 20.7 5.95 11 3,268,876 (22.6%)
2015 14,009,413 439,975 (3.1%) 2,000 20.6 6.05 11 3,148,055 (22.5%)
2010 11,887,202 384,416 (3.2%) 20,000 20.5 6.59 9 2,613,164 (22.0%)
2005 10,067,009 356,966 (3.6%) 15,000 20.5 7.07 8 2,194,709 (21.8%)
2000 8,342,559 300,713 (3.6%) 43,793 20.7 7.35 7 1,805,079 (21.6%)
1995 7,000,722 228,589 (3.3%) 13,889 21.1 7.43 6 1,503,265 (21.5%)
1990 5,956,859 188,773 (3.2%) -2,075 21.6 7.31 5 1,239,682 (20.8%)
1985 5,091,535 137,489 (2.7%) 284 22.0 7.12 4 1,007,055 (19.8%)
1980 4,512,042 91,326 (2.0%) -26,249 22.6 6.96 4 847,677 (18.8%)
1975 4,087,948 88,436 (2.2%) -35,100 23.1 6.78 3 636,330 (15.6%)
1970 3,643,549 75,173 (2.1%) -9,810 23.7 6.53 3 421,486 (11.6%)
1965 3,309,573 63,068 (1.9%) -8,190 24.0 6.34 3 278,203 (8.4%)
1960 3,001,593 58,762 (1.9%) -1,000 24.4 6.25 2 200,957 (6.7%)

In 2017 the population of Chad was 14,900,000 and the average age decreased from 24.4 in 1960 to 20.7. Urban population has increased from 1,805,079 (21.6%) in 2000 to 3,526,000 (23.0%) in the current year. The population density of Chad has changed from 3.6 in 1980 to 11.5 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 16,285,000 471,000 (2.9%) 21.0 5.55 13 3,807,000 (23.4%)
2025 18,776,000 515,000 (2.7%) -2,000 21.4 5.08 15 4,644,000 (24.7%)
2030 21,460,000 551,000 (2.6%) -2,000 22.1 4.65 17 5,701,000 (26.6%)
2035 24,317,000 584,000 (2.4%) -2,000 22.8 4.26 19 7,029,000 (28.9%)
2040 27,321,000 611,000 (2.2%) -2,000 23.6 3.92 22 8,614,000 (31.5%)
2045 30,439,000 631,000 (2.1%) -2,000 24.5 3.63 24 10,432,000 (34.3%)
2050 33,636,000 644,000 (1.9%) -2,000 25.5 3.37 27 12,486,000 (37.1%)

Total Chad population should reach 16,285,000 by 2020 and should increase to 33,636,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 63.2 (61.5 years for male and 65.1 years for females). Population density will go up to 26.7 people per square kilometer.

Chad demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 3.04% (447,457 residents, including 187,577 deaths). The demographics of Chad constitutes of 7,667,000 women and 7,686,000 men, which means there are 1,003 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 58.1% of population (8,921,628) is 19 or younger, 39.4% of population (6,046,011) is between age 20 and 64 and 2.5% of population (385,360) is over 65.

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