Kiribati population 123,222 (live)

The population of Kiribati is expected to grow by 2,000 in 2020 and reach 124,000 in 2021. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 426 people yearly. On average there are 3,260 births and 844 deaths in Kiribati per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.98 percent per year. The population density of Kiribati has changed from 73.3 in 1980 to 146.2 in 2018.

Current population 123,222 people at present (Monday 10th of August 2020)
Median Age 26.6 years
Life expectancy 67.0 years
Population density 151.2 per km2
Population of Kiribati from 1960 to 2020 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
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 2019 the population of Kiribati was 120,000 and the average age increased from 22.6 in 1960 to 26.5. Urban population has increased from 36,259 (43.0%) in 2000 to 55,000 (45.1%) in the current year. The population density of Kiribati has changed from 73.3 in 1980 to 146.2 in 2018.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 122,000 2,000 (1.6%) -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%)

Total Kiribati population should reach 122,000 by 2020 and should increase to 178,000 people by year 2050. 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 2019

The population growth rate is 1.67% (2,000 residents, including 821 deaths). The demographics of Kiribati constitutes of 62,000 women and 60,000 men, which means there are 968 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 44.4% of population (54,107) is 19 or younger, 51.9% of population (63,306) is between age 20 and 64 and 4.2% of population (5,112) is over 65.

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