Sudan population 42,321,835 (live)

The population of Sudan is expected to grow by 979,000 in 2018 and reach 42,514,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 50,000 people yearly. On average there are 1,338,887 births and 303,137 deaths in Sudan per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 2.50 percent per year. The population density of Sudan has changed from 8.0 in 1980 to 22.7 in 2016.

Current population 42,321,835 people at present (Monday 22nd of October 2018)
Median Age 23.8 years
Life expectancy 64.9 years
Population density 23.5 per km2
Population of Sudan from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 41,512,000 979,000 (2.4%) -50,000 23.8 4.41 24 14,307,000 (34.5%)
2017 40,533,000 954,172 (2.4%) -50,000 23.7 4.47 23 13,873,000 (34.2%)
2016 39,578,828 931,025 (2.4%) -50,000 23.6 4.53 23 13,459,572 (34.0%)
2015 38,647,803 909,890 (2.4%) -50,000 23.5 4.60 22 13,065,276 (33.8%)
2010 34,385,963 735,344 (2.1%) -117,877 23.0 4.88 19 11,374,877 (33.1%)
2005 30,911,914 725,573 (2.4%) -215,629 22.6 5.14 17 10,126,743 (32.8%)
2000 27,250,535 643,493 (2.4%) -109,201 22.3 5.47 15 8,855,061 (32.5%)
1995 24,102,986 755,101 (3.1%) -126,600 22.2 5.83 13 7,768,874 (32.2%)
1990 20,147,590 671,981 (3.3%) 130,697 21.7 6.15 11 5,764,225 (28.6%)
1985 17,210,187 552,133 (3.2%) 30,000 21.5 6.47 9 3,947,501 (22.9%)
1980 14,507,468 505,165 (3.5%) 44,000 21.4 6.80 8 2,895,546 (20.0%)
1975 12,144,135 411,177 (3.4%) 36,000 21.6 6.94 7 2,300,463 (18.9%)
1970 10,281,700 327,290 (3.2%) 4,000 21.8 6.89 6 1,698,845 (16.5%)
1965 8,770,097 266,103 (3.0%) 22.1 6.81 5 1,172,825 (13.4%)
1960 7,544,491 224,991 (2.9%) 22.3 6.69 4 810,731 (10.7%)

In 2017 the population of Sudan was 40,533,000 and the average age increased from 22.3 in 1960 to 23.7. Urban population has increased from 8,855,061 (32.5%) in 2000 to 14,307,000 (34.5%) in the current year. The population density of Sudan has changed from 8.0 in 1980 to 22.7 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 43,541,000 1,027,000 (2.4%) -10,000 24.1 4.29 25 15,240,000 (35.0%)
2025 49,000,000 1,128,000 (2.3%) -10,000 24.7 4.01 28 17,972,000 (36.7%)
2030 54,842,000 1,195,000 (2.2%) -10,000 25.4 3.77 31 21,301,000 (38.8%)
2035 60,996,000 1,250,000 (2.1%) -10,000 26.1 3.55 35 25,279,000 (41.4%)
2040 67,357,000 1,283,000 (1.9%) -10,000 26.8 3.35 38 29,763,000 (44.2%)
2045 73,835,000 1,302,000 (1.8%) -10,000 27.6 3.19 42 34,677,000 (47.0%)
2050 80,386,000 1,316,000 (1.6%) -10,000 28.5 3.04 46 40,004,000 (49.8%)

Total Sudan population should reach 43,541,000 by 2020 and should increase to 80,386,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 70.5 (68.2 years for male and 72.9 years for females). Population density will go up to 45.5 people per square kilometer.

Sudan demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 2.42% (954,172 residents, including 294,815 deaths). The demographics of Sudan constitutes of 20,762,000 women and 20,749,000 men, which means there are 999 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 51.5% of population (21,362,075) is 19 or younger, 45.0% of population (18,663,795) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.6% of population (1,486,130) is over 65.

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