Namibia population 2,631,644 (live)

The population of Namibia is expected to grow by 54,000 in 2018 and reach 2,642,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 447 people yearly. On average there are 73,054 births and 18,314 deaths in Namibia per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 2.12 percent per year. The population density of Namibia has changed from 1.2 in 1980 to 3.0 in 2016.

Current population 2,631,644 people at present (Monday 22nd of October 2018)
Median Age 24.9 years
Life expectancy 64.8 years
Population density 3.1 per km2
Population of Namibia from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 2,588,000 54,000 (2.1%) -447 24.9 3.30 3 1,281,000 (49.5%)
2017 2,534,000 54,287 (2.1%) -447 24.7 3.36 3 1,231,000 (48.6%)
2016 2,479,713 54,152 (2.2%) -447 24.6 3.42 3 1,180,963 (47.6%)
2015 2,425,561 54,569 (2.3%) -447 24.5 3.47 3 1,131,767 (46.7%)
2010 2,173,170 36,130 (1.7%) -274 24.0 3.61 3 904,386 (41.6%)
2005 2,032,196 22,968 (1.1%) -10,000 23.6 3.67 2 744,434 (36.6%)
2000 1,899,257 41,215 (2.2%) -10,000 23.3 4.02 2 614,846 (32.4%)
1995 1,655,359 48,641 (2.9%) 7,099 22.7 4.59 2 493,512 (29.8%)
1990 1,414,692 54,759 (3.9%) 4,698 22.3 5.23 2 391,247 (27.7%)
1985 1,148,302 37,170 (3.2%) 14,958 21.8 5.89 1 302,761 (26.4%)
1980 1,012,672 21,446 (2.1%) -5,828 22.1 6.45 1 253,836 (25.1%)
1975 904,839 24,054 (2.7%) -8,917 22.8 6.65 1 214,003 (23.7%)
1970 780,384 22,007 (2.8%) -565 23.3 6.46 1 173,963 (22.3%)
1965 682,551 17,269 (2.5%) -174 23.7 6.24 1 136,749 (20.0%)
1960 602,544 14,733 (2.4%) 24.0 6.15 1 107,910 (17.9%)

In 2017 the population of Namibia was 2,534,000 and the average age increased from 24.0 in 1960 to 24.7. Urban population has increased from 614,846 (32.4%) in 2000 to 1,281,000 (49.5%) in the current year. The population density of Namibia has changed from 1.2 in 1980 to 3.0 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 2,697,000 55,000 (2.0%) -447 25.2 3.19 3 1,383,000 (51.3%)
2025 2,970,000 55,000 (1.9%) 26.0 2.97 4 1,645,000 (55.4%)
2030 3,246,000 55,000 (1.7%) 27.0 2.80 4 1,909,000 (58.8%)
2035 3,521,000 55,000 (1.6%) 28.0 2.64 4 2,170,000 (61.6%)
2040 3,796,000 55,000 (1.5%) 29.1 2.51 5 2,422,000 (63.8%)
2045 4,071,000 55,000 (1.4%) 30.2 2.40 5 2,680,000 (65.8%)
2050 4,339,000 52,000 (1.2%) 31.4 5 2,942,000 (67.8%)

Total Namibia population should reach 2,697,000 by 2020 and should increase to 4,339,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 73.6 (71.5 years for male and 75.9 years for females). Population density will go up to 5.3 people per square kilometer.

Namibia demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 2.13% (54,287 residents, including 18,173 deaths). The demographics of Namibia constitutes of 1,328,000 women and 1,259,000 men, which means there are 948 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 46.9% of population (1,214,290) is 19 or younger, 49.6% of population (1,282,354) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.6% of population (92,650) is over 65.

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