Kiribati population 127,512 (live)

The population of Kiribati is expected to grow by 2,000 in 2022 and reach 128,000 in 2023. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 426 people yearly. The population density of Kiribati has changed from 73.3 in 1980 to 151.2 in 2020.

Current population 127,512 people at present (Monday 3rd of October 2022)
Median Age 26.9 years
Population density 156.1 per km2
Population of Kiribati from 1960 to 2022 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2022 126,000 2,000 (1.6%) -426 26.9 156 58,000 (45.6%)
2021 124,000 2,000 (1.6%) -426 26.7 154 56,000 (45.4%)
2020 122,000 2,000 (1.6%) -426 26.6 3.49 151 55,000 (45.1%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) -425 26.5 3.53 149 54,000 (45.0%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) -425 26.4 3.57 146 53,000 (44.8%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) -425 26.3 3.61 144 52,000 (44.6%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) -425 26.2 3.65 141 50,845 (44.4%)
2015 112,407 1,949 (1.7%) -425 26.0 3.69 139 49,801 (44.3%)
2010 102,652 2,084 (2.0%) -426 25.4 3.84 127 44,934 (43.8%)
2005 92,325 1,783 (1.9%) -116 25.1 3.91 114 40,208 (43.6%)
2000 84,406 1,440 (1.7%) -408 24.3 4.06 104 36,259 (43.0%)
1995 77,730 1,059 (1.4%) -595 23.9 4.37 96 28,301 (36.4%)
1990 72,412 1,552 (2.1%) -920 23.8 4.69 89 25,335 (35.0%)
1985 64,003 1,238 (1.9%) -153 23.7 4.91 79 21,467 (33.5%)
1980 59,339 833 (1.4%) -622 24.1 5.07 73 19,157 (32.3%)
1975 55,169 789 (1.4%) -515 23.8 4.98 68 16,333 (29.6%)
1970 51,178 884 (1.7%) -300 22.9 5.46 63 12,328 (24.1%)
1965 46,453 1,028 (2.2%) -255 22.4 6.50 57 9,116 (19.6%)
1960 41,233 1,024 (2.4%) -244 22.6 6.79 51 6,717 (16.3%)

In 2021 the population of Kiribati was 124,000 and the average age increased from 22.6 in 1960 to 26.7. Urban population has increased from 36,259 (43.0%) in 2000 to 58,000 (45.6%) in the current year. The population density of Kiribati has changed from 73.3 in 1980 to 151.2 in 2020.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) -426 26.6 3.49 151 55,000 (45.1%)
2025 132,000 2,000 (1.5%) -426 27.4 3.32 163 61,000 (46.3%)
2030 142,000 2,000 (1.4%) -426 28.2 3.16 175 68,000 (47.8%)
2035 150,000 1,000 (0.7%) -426 29.1 3.03 186 74,000 (49.4%)
2040 159,000 2,000 (1.3%) -425 29.9 2.91 197 81,000 (51.1%)
2045 169,000 2,000 (1.2%) -425 30.6 2.80 208 89,000 (52.8%)
2050 178,000 2,000 (1.1%) -425 31.1 2.71 220 97,000 (54.5%)

The life expectancy at birth should reach 71.3 (67.6 years for male and 75.1 years for females). Population density will go up to 219.9 people per square kilometer.

Kiribati demographics 2021

The population growth rate is 1.61% (2,000 residents, including 844 deaths). The demographics of Kiribati constitutes of 64,000 women and 62,000 men, which means there are 969 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 44.3% of population (55,793) is 19 or younger, 51.5% of population (64,903) is between age 20 and 64 and 4.5% of population (5,607) is over 65.

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