Guinea-Bissau population 1,952,197 (live)

The population of Guinea-Bissau is expected to grow by 46,000 in 2018 and reach 1,954,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 1,999 people yearly. On average there are 67,479 births and 19,233 deaths in Guinea-Bissau per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 2.53 percent per year. The population density of Guinea-Bissau has changed from 28.5 in 1980 to 64.6 in 2016.

Current population 1,952,197 people at present (Monday 17th of December 2018)
Median Age 23.1 years
Life expectancy 58.1 years
Population density 67.8 per km2
Population of Guinea-Bissau from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 1,907,000 46,000 (2.4%) -1,999 23.1 4.49 68 983,000 (51.6%)
2017 1,861,000 45,302 (2.4%) -1,999 23.1 4.56 66 946,000 (50.8%)
2016 1,815,698 45,172 (2.5%) -1,999 22.9 4.64 65 909,556 (50.1%)
2015 1,770,526 44,782 (2.5%) -1,999 22.9 4.71 63 873,436 (49.3%)
2010 1,555,880 38,432 (2.5%) -2,001 22.5 5.05 55 703,584 (45.2%)
2005 1,380,838 30,493 (2.2%) -5,000 22.3 5.39 49 564,307 (40.9%)
2000 1,243,229 22,435 (1.8%) -7,980 21.9 5.82 44 455,693 (36.7%)
1995 1,137,122 23,581 (2.1%) -11,761 22.0 6.29 40 371,077 (32.6%)
1990 1,012,280 23,760 (2.4%) -6,000 22.0 6.63 36 284,764 (28.1%)
1985 899,509 22,636 (2.5%) -5,601 22.3 6.74 32 201,769 (22.4%)
1980 800,854 8,392 (1.1%) -6,000 22.8 6.49 28 140,990 (17.6%)
1975 778,470 9,525 (1.2%) -15,873 24.3 6.15 28 124,166 (16.0%)
1970 711,827 13,489 (1.9%) -3,000 24.4 6.04 25 107,714 (15.1%)
1965 652,562 8,601 (1.3%) -1,446 24.5 5.97 23 93,636 (14.3%)
1960 616,409 7,006 (1.1%) -4,000 24.4 5.92 22 83,832 (13.6%)

In 2017 the population of Guinea-Bissau was 1,861,000 and the average age decreased from 24.4 in 1960 to 23.1. Urban population has increased from 455,693 (36.7%) in 2000 to 983,000 (51.6%) in the current year. The population density of Guinea-Bissau has changed from 28.5 in 1980 to 64.6 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 2,001,000 47,000 (2.4%) -2,000 23.4 4.34 71 1,059,000 (52.9%)
2025 2,242,000 49,000 (2.2%) -1,999 24.0 4.00 80 1,254,000 (56.0%)
2030 2,493,000 51,000 (2.1%) -1,998 24.8 3.71 89 1,456,000 (58.4%)
2035 2,755,000 53,000 (1.9%) -1,998 25.6 3.46 98 1,661,000 (60.3%)
2040 3,031,000 56,000 (1.9%) -2,000 26.5 3.24 108 1,873,000 (61.8%)
2045 3,316,000 58,000 (1.8%) -1,999 27.3 3.06 118 2,098,000 (63.3%)
2050 3,603,000 58,000 (1.6%) -1,999 28.2 2.90 128 2,332,000 (64.7%)

Total Guinea-Bissau population should reach 2,001,000 by 2020 and should increase to 3,603,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 67.9 (65.6 years for male and 70.3 years for females). Population density will go up to 128.1 people per square kilometer.

Guinea-Bissau demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 2.47% (45,302 residents, including 19,154 deaths). The demographics of Guinea-Bissau constitutes of 968,000 women and 939,000 men, which means there are 970 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 51.7% of population (985,156) is 19 or younger, 45.4% of population (865,206) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.1% of population (58,545) is over 65.

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