Congo population 5,536,553 (live)

The population of Congo is expected to grow by 139,000 in 2018 and reach 5,542,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 4,001 people yearly. On average there are 182,079 births and 37,948 deaths in Congo per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 2.67 percent per year. The population density of Congo has changed from 5.4 in 1980 to 15.0 in 2016.

Current population 5,536,553 people at present (Monday 17th of December 2018)
Median Age 23.6 years
Life expectancy 65.4 years
Population density 15.8 per km2
Population of Congo from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 5,400,000 139,000 (2.6%) -4,001 23.6 4.54 16 3,597,000 (66.6%)
2017 5,261,000 135,179 (2.6%) -4,001 23.5 4.60 15 3,483,000 (66.2%)
2016 5,125,821 130,173 (2.5%) -4,001 23.4 4.66 15 3,372,688 (65.8%)
2015 4,995,648 124,547 (2.5%) -4,001 23.4 4.72 15 3,266,155 (65.4%)
2010 4,386,693 132,981 (3.0%) -12,000 23.3 4.95 13 2,773,618 (63.2%)
2005 3,718,243 112,804 (3.0%) 19,173 23.1 5.04 11 2,267,682 (61.0%)
2000 3,225,727 89,383 (2.8%) 9,935 23.1 5.10 9 1,893,340 (58.7%)
1995 2,799,255 76,758 (2.7%) 9,860 23.0 5.14 8 1,579,144 (56.4%)
1990 2,440,457 65,449 (2.7%) 4,506 22.9 5.35 7 1,325,754 (54.3%)
1985 2,127,770 59,638 (2.8%) 400 22.7 5.77 6 1,111,143 (52.2%)
1980 1,839,935 52,806 (2.9%) 420 22.8 6.21 5 880,538 (47.9%)
1975 1,590,039 47,349 (3.0%) -1,481 23.1 6.39 5 687,914 (43.3%)
1970 1,364,812 39,665 (2.9%) 1,389 23.5 6.29 4 534,037 (39.1%)
1965 1,184,316 31,904 (2.7%) 100 23.8 6.09 3 417,744 (35.3%)
1960 1,037,220 26,891 (2.5%) 24.1 5.88 3 327,772 (31.6%)

In 2017 the population of Congo was 5,261,000 and the average age decreased from 24.1 in 1960 to 23.5. Urban population has increased from 1,893,340 (58.7%) in 2000 to 3,597,000 (66.6%) in the current year. The population density of Congo has changed from 5.4 in 1980 to 15.0 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 5,687,000 145,000 (2.6%) -2,000 23.8 4.42 17 3,835,000 (67.4%)
2025 6,455,000 161,000 (2.5%) -1,001 24.3 4.15 19 4,477,000 (69.4%)
2030 7,319,000 181,000 (2.5%) -1,001 24.9 3.91 21 5,206,000 (71.1%)
2035 8,277,000 198,000 (2.4%) -1,001 25.5 3.70 24 6,022,000 (72.8%)
2040 9,309,000 211,000 (2.3%) -1,001 26.1 3.50 27 6,917,000 (74.3%)
2045 10,389,000 219,000 (2.1%) -1,001 26.7 3.33 30 7,875,000 (75.8%)
2050 11,510,000 228,000 (2.0%) -1,001 27.5 3.18 34 8,889,000 (77.2%)

Total Congo population should reach 5,687,000 by 2020 and should increase to 11,510,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 73.9 (71.8 years for male and 76.0 years for females). Population density will go up to 33.7 people per square kilometer.

Congo demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 2.64% (135,179 residents, including 37,828 deaths). The demographics of Congo constitutes of 2,699,000 women and 2,701,000 men, which means there are 1,001 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 52.2% of population (2,816,640) is 19 or younger, 44.4% of population (2,397,060) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.4% of population (183,060) is over 65.

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