Mali population 19,979,164 (live)

The population of Mali is expected to grow by 581,000 in 2019 and reach 20,284,000 in 2020. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 40,000 people yearly. On average there are 808,978 births and 185,041 deaths in Mali per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 3.17 percent per year. The population density of Mali has changed from 5.8 in 1980 to 15.2 in 2017.

Current population 19,979,164 people at present (Thursday 27th of June 2019)
Median Age 21.0 years
Life expectancy 59.4 years
Population density 16.1 per km2
Population of Mali from 1960 to 2019 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2019 19,689,000 581,000 (3.0%) -40,000 21.0 5.79 16 8,453,000 (42.9%)
2018 19,108,000 566,000 (3.0%) -40,000 20.9 5.88 16 8,062,000 (42.2%)
2017 18,542,000 547,163 (3.0%) -40,000 20.9 5.97 15 7,684,000 (41.4%)
2016 17,994,837 526,932 (2.9%) -40,000 20.8 6.06 15 7,320,840 (40.7%)
2015 17,467,905 505,059 (2.9%) -40,000 20.8 6.15 14 6,972,489 (39.9%)
2010 15,075,085 468,488 (3.1%) -60,490 20.9 6.55 12 5,426,428 (36.0%)
2005 12,798,763 406,857 (3.2%) -20,165 21.1 6.79 10 4,103,283 (32.1%)
2000 10,967,690 303,967 (2.8%) -13,422 21.4 6.90 9 3,109,998 (28.4%)
1995 9,604,450 251,065 (2.6%) -28,390 21.7 7.06 8 2,450,960 (25.5%)
1990 8,465,188 155,657 (1.8%) -34,698 22.0 7.17 7 1,974,251 (23.3%)
1985 7,831,889 138,222 (1.8%) -96,130 22.5 7.15 6 1,645,715 (21.0%)
1980 7,090,126 133,547 (1.9%) -43,613 22.8 7.15 6 1,310,539 (18.5%)
1975 6,482,278 113,930 (1.8%) -35,000 23.2 7.15 5 1,052,981 (16.2%)
1970 5,949,045 87,633 (1.5%) -19,117 23.4 7.13 5 852,498 (14.3%)
1965 5,568,484 64,732 (1.2%) -19,647 23.6 7.05 5 702,074 (12.6%)
1960 5,263,733 58,533 (1.1%) -14,049 23.7 6.97 4 582,485 (11.1%)

In 2018 the population of Mali was 19,108,000 and the average age decreased from 23.7 in 1960 to 20.9. Urban population has increased from 3,109,998 (28.4%) in 2000 to 8,453,000 (42.9%) in the current year. The population density of Mali has changed from 5.8 in 1980 to 15.2 in 2017.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 20,284,000 595,000 (2.9%) -40,000 21.0 5.70 17 8,857,000 (43.7%)
2025 23,476,000 670,000 (2.9%) -40,000 21.4 5.24 19 11,068,000 (47.1%)
2030 27,057,000 746,000 (2.8%) -40,000 21.9 4.79 22 13,604,000 (50.3%)
2035 30,983,000 809,000 (2.6%) -40,000 22.5 4.37 25 16,410,000 (53.0%)
2040 35,174,000 855,000 (2.4%) -40,000 23.3 3.98 29 19,499,000 (55.4%)
2045 39,542,000 884,000 (2.2%) -40,000 24.2 3.64 32 22,889,000 (57.9%)
2050 44,020,000 903,000 (2.1%) -40,000 25.1 3.35 36 26,541,000 (60.3%)

Total Mali population should reach 20,284,000 by 2020 and should increase to 44,020,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 68.5 (67.0 years for male and 70.1 years for females). Population density will go up to 36.1 people per square kilometer.

Mali demographics 2018

The population growth rate is 3.04% (566,000 residents, including 186,024 deaths). The demographics of Mali constitutes of 9,828,000 women and 9,861,000 men, which means there are 1,003 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 58.3% of population (11,472,780) is 19 or younger, 39.3% of population (7,729,901) is between age 20 and 64 and 2.5% of population (492,225) is over 65.

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