Madagascar population 26,832,474 (live)

The population of Madagascar is expected to grow by 692,000 in 2018 and reach 26,970,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 1,500 people yearly. On average there are 856,998 births and 159,732 deaths in Madagascar per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 2.66 percent per year. The population density of Madagascar has changed from 15.0 in 1980 to 42.8 in 2016.

Current population 26,832,474 people at present (Sunday 21st of October 2018)
Median Age 23.4 years
Life expectancy 66.6 years
Population density 45.1 per km2
Population of Madagascar from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 26,263,000 692,000 (2.6%) -1,500 23.4 4.08 45 9,720,000 (37.0%)
2017 25,571,000 676,449 (2.7%) -1,500 23.3 4.13 44 9,302,000 (36.4%)
2016 24,894,551 660,463 (2.7%) -1,500 23.1 4.19 43 8,897,561 (35.7%)
2015 24,234,088 644,287 (2.7%) -1,500 23.0 4.24 42 8,507,377 (35.1%)
2010 21,151,640 582,519 (2.8%) -1,500 22.4 4.60 36 6,753,507 (31.9%)
2005 18,336,724 533,727 (2.9%) -1,500 22.0 5.05 32 5,283,544 (28.8%)
2000 15,766,806 484,285 (3.1%) -1,500 21.8 5.55 27 4,276,115 (27.1%)
1995 13,475,400 408,857 (3.0%) -1,700 21.8 5.98 23 3,476,114 (25.8%)
1990 11,598,633 329,975 (2.8%) -1,900 21.8 6.18 20 2,733,334 (23.6%)
1985 10,063,495 282,623 (2.8%) -2,000 21.8 6.35 17 2,106,591 (20.9%)
1980 8,716,553 246,881 (2.8%) -2,000 21.9 6.73 15 1,614,654 (18.5%)
1975 7,556,026 210,246 (2.8%) -6,000 22.3 7.10 13 1,234,201 (16.3%)
1970 6,576,305 174,384 (2.7%) -3,800 22.7 7.27 11 927,259 (14.1%)
1965 5,769,218 144,054 (2.5%) -1,600 23.2 7.31 10 714,171 (12.4%)
1960 5,099,373 124,195 (2.4%) 23.7 7.30 9 542,675 (10.6%)

In 2017 the population of Madagascar was 25,571,000 and the average age decreased from 23.7 in 1960 to 23.3. Urban population has increased from 4,276,115 (27.1%) in 2000 to 9,720,000 (37.0%) in the current year. The population density of Madagascar has changed from 15.0 in 1980 to 42.8 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 27,691,000 721,000 (2.6%) -1,500 23.6 3.97 48 10,598,000 (38.3%)
2025 31,500,000 787,000 (2.5%) -1,500 24.3 3.73 54 13,031,000 (41.4%)
2030 35,592,000 837,000 (2.4%) -1,500 25.0 3.51 61 15,774,000 (44.3%)
2035 39,891,000 874,000 (2.2%) -1,500 25.8 3.31 69 18,763,000 (47.0%)
2040 44,368,000 910,000 (2.1%) -1,500 26.6 3.15 76 22,046,000 (49.7%)
2045 49,013,000 942,000 (1.9%) -1,500 27.5 3.00 84 25,657,000 (52.3%)
2050 53,803,000 968,000 (1.8%) -1,500 28.4 2.87 93 29,587,000 (55.0%)

Total Madagascar population should reach 27,691,000 by 2020 and should increase to 53,803,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 74.3 (72.1 years for male and 76.7 years for females). Population density will go up to 92.5 people per square kilometer.

Madagascar demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 2.71% (676,449 residents, including 157,931 deaths). The demographics of Madagascar constitutes of 13,164,000 women and 13,099,000 men, which means there are 995 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 51.7% of population (13,577,971) is 19 or younger, 45.3% of population (11,899,765) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.0% of population (782,637) is over 65.

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