Guinea-Bissau population 2,021,345 (live)

The population of Guinea-Bissau is expected to grow by 47,000 in 2020 and reach 2,048,000 in 2021. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 2,000 people yearly. On average there are 68,456 births and 19,254 deaths in Guinea-Bissau per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 2.46 percent per year. The population density of Guinea-Bissau has changed from 28.5 in 1980 to 67.8 in 2018.

Current population 2,021,345 people at present (Saturday 6th of June 2020)
Median Age 23.4 years
Life expectancy 58.9 years
Population density 71.1 per km2
Population of Guinea-Bissau from 1960 to 2020 (historical)
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%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) -1,999 23.3 4.41 70 1,021,000 (52.2%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) -1,999 23.1 4.49 68 983,000 (51.6%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) -1,999 23.1 4.56 66 946,000 (50.8%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) -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 2019 the population of Guinea-Bissau was 1,954,000 and the average age decreased from 24.4 in 1960 to 23.3. Urban population has increased from 455,693 (36.7%) in 2000 to 1,059,000 (52.9%) in the current year. The population density of Guinea-Bissau has changed from 28.5 in 1980 to 67.8 in 2018.

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 2019

The population growth rate is 2.41% (47,000 residents, including 19,233 deaths). The demographics of Guinea-Bissau constitutes of 1,015,000 women and 986,000 men, which means there are 971 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 51.3% of population (1,025,513) is 19 or younger, 45.8% of population (916,458) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.1% of population (62,431) is over 65.

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