Djibouti population 1,021,901 (live)

The population of Djibouti is expected to grow by 14,000 in 2021 and reach 1,028,000 in 2022. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 900 people yearly. The population density of Djibouti has changed from 15.5 in 1980 to 42.5 in 2019.

Current population 1,021,901 people at present (Sunday 25th of July 2021)
Median Age 28.2 years
Population density 43.7 per km2
Population of Djibouti from 1960 to 2021 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2021 1,014,000 14,000 (1.4%) 900 28.2 44 790,000 (78.0%)
2020 1,000,000 14,000 (1.4%) 900 28.0 2.62 43 778,000 (77.8%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) 900 27.7 2.68 43 766,000 (77.7%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) 900 27.5 2.74 42 754,000 (77.6%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) 900 27.2 2.80 41 742,000 (77.5%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) 900 26.9 2.85 41 729,648 (77.4%)
2015 927,414 15,250 (1.6%) 900 26.7 2.91 40 717,290 (77.3%)
2010 851,146 14,306 (1.7%) 1,200 25.4 3.30 37 655,348 (77.0%)
2005 783,254 12,502 (1.6%) -300 24.2 3.87 34 601,234 (76.8%)
2000 717,584 17,485 (2.4%) -1,799 23.3 4.48 31 549,181 (76.5%)
1995 630,388 8,022 (1.3%) 1,998 22.4 5.35 27 480,986 (76.3%)
1990 590,398 26,534 (4.5%) -9,000 21.7 6.07 25 448,449 (76.0%)
1985 425,613 19,596 (4.6%) 18,000 21.6 6.33 18 318,891 (74.9%)
1980 358,960 22,875 (6.4%) 2,000 21.1 6.55 15 258,796 (72.1%)
1975 224,183 19,002 (8.5%) 18,239 21.4 6.77 10 150,521 (67.1%)
1970 159,659 9,772 (6.1%) 6,999 21.7 6.80 7 98,633 (61.8%)
1965 114,963 7,380 (6.4%) 5,000 21.9 6.63 5 64,505 (56.1%)
1960 83,636 4,862 (5.5%) 3,600 22.1 6.46 4 42,090 (50.3%)

In 2020 the population of Djibouti was 1,000,000 and the average age increased from 22.1 in 1960 to 28.0. Urban population has increased from 549,181 (76.5%) in 2000 to 790,000 (78.0%) in the current year. The population density of Djibouti has changed from 15.5 in 1980 to 42.5 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%) 900 28.0 2.62 43 778,000 (77.8%)
2025 1,069,000 13,000 (1.2%) 900 29.3 2.41 46 839,000 (78.5%)
2030 1,133,000 12,000 (1.1%) 900 30.6 2.25 49 897,000 (79.2%)
2035 1,189,000 11,000 (0.9%) 900 31.9 2.13 51 952,000 (80.1%)
2040 1,237,000 9,000 (0.7%) 900 33.2 2.03 53 1,001,000 (81.0%)
2045 1,276,000 7,000 (0.6%) 900 34.6 1.94 55 1,044,000 (81.8%)
2050 1,308,000 6,000 (0.5%) 900 35.8 1.88 56 1,081,000 (82.7%)

The life expectancy at birth should reach 68.0 (65.7 years for male and 70.4 years for females). Population density will go up to 56.4 people per square kilometer.

Djibouti demographics 2020

The population growth rate is 1.40% (14,000 residents, including 8,249 deaths). The demographics of Djibouti constitutes of 506,000 women and 509,000 men, which means there are 1,006 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 38.9% of population (394,852) is 19 or younger, 56.3% of population (571,186) is between age 20 and 64 and 4.5% of population (45,529) is over 65.

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