Gabon population 2,121,888 (live)

The population of Gabon is expected to grow by 41,000 in 2019 and reach 2,151,000 in 2020. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 1,000 people yearly. On average there are 58,406 births and 15,133 deaths in Gabon per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 2.05 percent per year. The population density of Gabon has changed from 2.8 in 1980 to 7.9 in 2017.

Current population 2,121,888 people at present (Monday 22nd of April 2019)
Median Age 26.1 years
Life expectancy 67.1 years
Population density 8.2 per km2
Population of Gabon from 1960 to 2019 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2019 2,109,000 41,000 (1.9%) 1,000 26.1 3.60 8 1,853,000 (87.8%)
2018 2,068,000 43,000 (2.1%) 1,000 26.0 3.66 8 1,813,000 (87.7%)
2017 2,025,000 45,214 (2.2%) 1,000 25.9 3.72 8 1,773,000 (87.6%)
2016 1,979,786 49,611 (2.5%) 1,000 25.8 3.79 8 1,729,660 (87.4%)
2015 1,930,175 54,462 (2.8%) 1,000 25.7 3.85 7 1,682,263 (87.2%)
2010 1,640,210 53,456 (3.3%) 17,088 25.3 4.08 6 1,405,611 (85.7%)
2005 1,403,126 38,921 (2.8%) 13,744 25.0 4.23 5 1,170,502 (83.4%)
2000 1,231,122 30,349 (2.5%) 6,157 24.9 4.54 5 985,907 (80.1%)
1995 1,086,137 27,474 (2.5%) 1,913 25.0 5.00 4 818,491 (75.4%)
1990 952,212 25,590 (2.7%) 1,000 25.4 5.42 4 658,388 (69.1%)
1985 830,085 22,002 (2.7%) 1,000 26.0 5.69 3 517,990 (62.4%)
1980 729,159 17,626 (2.4%) 1,000 26.9 5.68 3 398,719 (54.7%)
1975 649,716 13,020 (2.0%) 1,000 27.7 5.41 3 279,189 (43.0%)
1970 590,118 12,010 (2.0%) 600 28.6 5.08 2 188,838 (32.0%)
1965 532,511 8,722 (1.6%) 3,238 29.2 4.77 2 126,604 (23.8%)
1960 499,184 4,983 (1.0%) 1,882 29.9 4.38 2 86,848 (17.4%)

In 2018 the population of Gabon was 2,068,000 and the average age decreased from 29.9 in 1960 to 26.0. Urban population has increased from 985,907 (80.1%) in 2000 to 1,853,000 (87.8%) in the current year. The population density of Gabon has changed from 2.8 in 1980 to 7.9 in 2017.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 2,151,000 42,000 (2.0%) 1,000 26.3 3.54 8 1,892,000 (88.0%)
2025 2,371,000 44,000 (1.9%) 1,000 27.0 3.28 9 2,099,000 (88.5%)
2030 2,594,000 45,000 (1.7%) 1,000 28.0 3.07 10 2,310,000 (89.1%)
2035 2,821,000 46,000 (1.6%) 1,000 29.0 2.89 11 2,527,000 (89.6%)
2040 3,053,000 47,000 (1.5%) 1,000 30.1 2.74 12 2,750,000 (90.1%)
2045 3,287,000 46,000 (1.4%) 1,000 31.1 2.62 13 2,976,000 (90.5%)
2050 3,516,000 45,000 (1.3%) 1,000 32.0 2.51 14 3,199,000 (91.0%)

Total Gabon population should reach 2,151,000 by 2020 and should increase to 3,516,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 74.6 (72.7 years for male and 76.7 years for females). Population density will go up to 13.6 people per square kilometer.

Gabon demographics 2018

The population growth rate is 1.98% (43,000 residents, including 15,181 deaths). The demographics of Gabon constitutes of 1,027,000 women and 1,082,000 men, which means there are 1,054 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 44.9% of population (946,941) is 19 or younger, 50.6% of population (1,067,365) is between age 20 and 64 and 4.4% of population (93,429) is over 65.

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