Somalia population 15,617,343 (live)

The population of Somalia is expected to grow by 439,000 in 2018 and reach 15,636,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 39,958 people yearly. On average there are 647,895 births and 165,165 deaths in Somalia per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 3.18 percent per year. The population density of Somalia has changed from 10.1 in 1980 to 22.8 in 2016.

Current population 15,617,343 people at present (Sunday 16th of December 2018)
Median Age 21.3 years
Life expectancy 57.1 years
Population density 24.2 per km2
Population of Somalia from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 15,182,000 439,000 (2.9%) -39,958 21.3 6.08 24 6,226,000 (41.0%)
2017 14,743,000 425,004 (2.9%) -39,958 21.3 6.17 24 5,973,000 (40.5%)
2016 14,317,996 409,867 (2.9%) -39,958 21.3 6.27 23 5,731,494 (40.0%)
2015 13,908,129 395,004 (2.8%) -39,958 21.2 6.37 22 5,500,804 (39.6%)
2010 12,053,223 345,233 (2.9%) -45,374 21.2 6.87 19 4,490,910 (37.3%)
2005 10,409,925 293,697 (2.8%) -37,250 21.3 7.31 17 3,659,713 (35.2%)
2000 9,011,479 291,248 (3.2%) -36,619 21.4 7.62 14 2,996,046 (33.2%)
1995 7,704,894 120,940 (1.6%) -20,337 21.9 7.65 12 2,421,263 (31.4%)
1990 7,397,347 98,930 (1.3%) -161,243 22.2 7.40 12 2,193,905 (29.7%)
1985 6,791,716 43,784 (0.6%) -79,940 22.5 7.15 11 1,906,231 (28.1%)
1980 6,359,126 405,511 (6.4%) -80,178 22.7 7.01 10 1,701,893 (26.8%)
1975 3,880,320 252,816 (6.5%) 374,074 22.9 7.03 6 989,404 (25.5%)
1970 3,444,553 56,921 (1.7%) 23.0 7.18 5 781,156 (22.7%)
1965 3,068,437 67,311 (2.2%) 382 23.2 7.26 5 612,583 (20.0%)
1960 2,755,947 58,149 (2.1%) -266 23.3 7.25 4 477,110 (17.3%)

In 2017 the population of Somalia was 14,743,000 and the average age decreased from 23.3 in 1960 to 21.3. Urban population has increased from 2,996,046 (33.2%) in 2000 to 6,226,000 (41.0%) in the current year. The population density of Somalia has changed from 10.1 in 1980 to 22.8 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 16,105,000 469,000 (2.9%) -29,967 21.4 5.89 26 6,766,000 (42.0%)
2025 18,666,000 538,000 (2.9%) -29,967 21.6 5.44 30 8,326,000 (44.6%)
2030 21,535,000 598,000 (2.8%) -29,967 22.0 5.02 34 10,176,000 (47.3%)
2035 24,700,000 656,000 (2.7%) -29,967 22.5 4.63 39 12,330,000 (49.9%)
2040 28,146,000 712,000 (2.5%) -29,967 23.1 4.28 45 14,800,000 (52.6%)
2045 31,869,000 766,000 (2.4%) -29,967 23.8 3.97 51 17,602,000 (55.2%)
2050 35,852,000 816,000 (2.3%) -29,967 24.5 3.70 57 20,741,000 (57.9%)

Total Somalia population should reach 16,105,000 by 2020 and should increase to 35,852,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 66.8 (64.6 years for male and 69.1 years for females). Population density will go up to 57.1 people per square kilometer.

Somalia demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 2.98% (425,004 residents, including 162,924 deaths). The demographics of Somalia constitutes of 7,619,000 women and 7,563,000 men, which means there are 993 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 57.2% of population (8,690,177) is 19 or younger, 40.0% of population (6,074,318) is between age 20 and 64 and 2.8% of population (419,023) is over 65.

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