Nepal population 29,928,932 (live)

The population of Nepal is expected to grow by 319,000 in 2018 and reach 29,942,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 70,000 people yearly. On average there are 570,849 births and 184,433 deaths in Nepal per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.30 percent per year. The population density of Nepal has changed from 104.2 in 1980 to 202.2 in 2016.

Current population 29,928,932 people at present (Sunday 16th of December 2018)
Median Age 28.3 years
Life expectancy 70.9 years
Population density 206.7 per km2
Population of Nepal from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 29,624,000 319,000 (1.1%) -70,000 28.3 2.06 207 5,859,000 (19.8%)
2017 29,305,000 322,229 (1.1%) -70,000 28.1 2.10 204 5,680,000 (19.4%)
2016 28,982,771 326,489 (1.1%) -70,000 27.8 2.13 202 5,505,277 (19.0%)
2015 28,656,282 333,041 (1.2%) -70,000 27.5 2.16 200 5,334,367 (18.6%)
2010 27,023,137 282,034 (1.0%) -74,474 26.0 2.61 189 4,545,832 (16.8%)
2005 25,640,287 330,838 (1.3%) -204,779 24.8 3.29 179 3,892,965 (15.2%)
2000 23,740,911 434,917 (1.8%) -159,569 23.9 4.03 166 3,188,642 (13.4%)
1995 21,396,384 529,254 (2.5%) -92,941 23.6 4.72 150 2,331,136 (10.9%)
1990 18,749,406 455,892 (2.4%) 15,213 23.4 5.17 131 1,660,072 (8.9%)
1985 16,723,956 376,714 (2.3%) -43,281 23.5 5.49 117 1,235,231 (7.4%)
1980 14,902,163 335,472 (2.3%) -20,229 23.7 5.73 104 907,691 (6.1%)
1975 13,325,814 285,410 (2.1%) -8,200 23.8 5.84 93 643,637 (4.8%)
1970 11,997,929 236,456 (2.0%) -1,160 23.8 5.92 84 474,638 (4.0%)
1965 10,913,724 185,527 (1.7%) -4,215 23.8 5.97 76 407,846 (3.7%)
1960 10,063,011 158,748 (1.6%) -14,000 23.7 5.96 70 350,193 (3.5%)

In 2017 the population of Nepal was 29,305,000 and the average age increased from 23.7 in 1960 to 28.1. Urban population has increased from 3,188,642 (13.4%) in 2000 to 5,859,000 (19.8%) in the current year. The population density of Nepal has changed from 104.2 in 1980 to 202.2 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 30,260,000 318,000 (1.1%) -60,001 28.8 2.00 211 6,230,000 (20.6%)
2025 31,814,000 299,000 (0.9%) -60,001 30.2 1.88 222 7,235,000 (22.7%)
2030 33,168,000 250,000 (0.8%) -60,001 31.7 1.79 231 8,313,000 (25.1%)
2035 34,247,000 194,000 (0.6%) -60,001 33.3 1.74 239 9,428,000 (27.5%)
2040 35,068,000 146,000 (0.4%) -60,001 35.1 1.70 245 10,551,000 (30.1%)
2045 35,686,000 108,000 (0.3%) -60,001 36.8 1.69 249 11,696,000 (32.8%)
2050 36,107,000 69,000 (0.2%) -60,001 38.6 1.68 252 12,846,000 (35.6%)

Total Nepal population should reach 30,260,000 by 2020 and should increase to 36,107,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 77.7 (75.8 years for male and 79.7 years for females). Population density will go up to 251.9 people per square kilometer.

Nepal demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 1.09% (322,229 residents, including 182,435 deaths). The demographics of Nepal constitutes of 15,235,000 women and 14,389,000 men, which means there are 945 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 41.4% of population (12,261,374) is 19 or younger, 52.6% of population (15,594,074) is between age 20 and 64 and 6.0% of population (1,768,553) is over 65.

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