Senegal population 16,725,507 (live)

The population of Senegal is expected to grow by 443,000 in 2018 and reach 16,744,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 19,999 people yearly. On average there are 560,810 births and 91,882 deaths in Senegal per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 2.88 percent per year. The population density of Senegal has changed from 29.0 in 1980 to 80.0 in 2016.

Current population 16,725,507 people at present (Sunday 16th of December 2018)
Median Age 22.7 years
Life expectancy 67.6 years
Population density 84.6 per km2
Population of Senegal from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 16,294,000 443,000 (2.7%) -19,999 22.7 4.63 85 7,300,000 (44.8%)
2017 15,851,000 439,386 (2.8%) -19,999 22.6 4.70 82 7,041,000 (44.4%)
2016 15,411,614 434,620 (2.8%) -19,999 22.5 4.77 80 6,791,128 (44.1%)
2015 14,976,994 430,883 (2.9%) -19,999 22.5 4.84 78 6,548,092 (43.7%)
2010 12,916,229 365,312 (2.8%) -19,999 22.2 5.06 67 5,454,524 (42.2%)
2005 11,251,266 295,322 (2.6%) -33,210 22.1 5.16 58 4,626,408 (41.1%)
2000 9,884,052 238,095 (2.4%) -30,226 21.9 5.47 51 3,987,721 (40.3%)
1995 8,746,606 234,433 (2.7%) -41,973 21.7 6.00 45 3,465,405 (39.6%)
1990 7,555,617 227,017 (3.0%) -14,002 21.6 6.53 39 2,939,135 (38.9%)
1985 6,484,738 195,411 (3.0%) -12,058 21.5 7.06 34 2,434,954 (37.5%)
1980 5,592,646 144,536 (2.6%) -17,022 21.8 7.31 29 2,000,434 (35.8%)
1975 4,936,209 133,861 (2.7%) -26,957 22.2 7.29 26 1,663,157 (33.7%)
1970 4,257,505 124,661 (2.9%) 13,117 22.3 7.29 22 1,277,252 (30.0%)
1965 3,682,876 102,564 (2.8%) 17,304 22.4 7.19 19 970,475 (26.4%)
1960 3,206,749 88,544 (2.7%) 10,000 22.5 7.00 17 737,552 (23.0%)

In 2017 the population of Senegal was 15,851,000 and the average age increased from 22.5 in 1960 to 22.6. Urban population has increased from 3,987,721 (40.3%) in 2000 to 7,300,000 (44.8%) in the current year. The population density of Senegal has changed from 29.0 in 1980 to 80.0 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 17,200,000 456,000 (2.7%) -19,999 22.9 4.49 89 7,841,000 (45.6%)
2025 19,577,000 488,000 (2.5%) -19,999 23.6 4.19 102 9,360,000 (47.8%)
2030 22,123,000 524,000 (2.4%) -19,999 24.3 3.92 115 11,133,000 (50.3%)
2035 24,861,000 563,000 (2.3%) -19,999 25.1 3.69 129 13,149,000 (52.9%)
2040 27,785,000 598,000 (2.2%) -19,999 26.0 3.49 144 15,405,000 (55.4%)
2045 30,859,000 624,000 (2.0%) -19,999 26.8 3.31 160 17,889,000 (58.0%)
2050 34,031,000 640,000 (1.9%) -19,999 27.7 3.15 177 20,574,000 (60.5%)

Total Senegal population should reach 17,200,000 by 2020 and should increase to 34,031,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 74.4 (71.9 years for male and 77.0 years for females). Population density will go up to 176.8 people per square kilometer.

Senegal demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 2.79% (439,386 residents, including 91,345 deaths). The demographics of Senegal constitutes of 8,285,000 women and 8,009,000 men, which means there are 967 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 53.1% of population (8,653,743) is 19 or younger, 43.9% of population (7,151,437) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.0% of population (490,449) is over 65.

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