Djibouti population 985,425 (live)

The population of Djibouti is expected to grow by 14,000 in 2018 and reach 986,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 900 people yearly. On average there are 21,696 births and 8,124 deaths in Djibouti per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.40 percent per year. The population density of Djibouti has changed from 15.5 in 1980 to 40.7 in 2016.

Current population 985,425 people at present (Monday 17th of December 2018)
Median Age 27.5 years
Life expectancy 62.8 years
Population density 41.9 per km2
Population of Djibouti from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 971,000 14,000 (1.4%) 900 27.5 2.74 42 754,000 (77.6%)
2017 957,000 14,667 (1.5%) 900 27.2 2.80 41 742,000 (77.5%)
2016 942,333 14,919 (1.6%) 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 2017 the population of Djibouti was 957,000 and the average age increased from 22.1 in 1960 to 27.2. Urban population has increased from 549,181 (76.5%) in 2000 to 754,000 (77.6%) in the current year. The population density of Djibouti has changed from 15.5 in 1980 to 40.7 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 1,000,000 14,000 (1.4%) 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%)

Total Djibouti population should reach 1,000,000 by 2020 and should increase to 1,308,000 people by year 2050. 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 2017

The population growth rate is 1.46% (14,667 residents, including 7,883 deaths). The demographics of Djibouti constitutes of 484,000 women and 487,000 men, which means there are 1,006 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 40.7% of population (395,100) is 19 or younger, 55.0% of population (534,147) is between age 20 and 64 and 4.3% of population (41,559) is over 65.

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