Sudan population 48,051,244 (live)

The population of Sudan is expected to grow by 1,111,000 in 2024 and reach 49,000,000 in 2025. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 10,000 people yearly. The population density of Sudan has changed from 8.0 in 1980 to 25.9 in 2022.

Current population 48,051,244 people at present (Tuesday 27th of February 2024)
Median Age 24.6 years
Population density 27.1 per km2
Population of Sudan from 1960 to 2024 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2024 47,872,000 1,111,000 (2.3%) -10,000 24.6 27 17,379,000 (36.3%)
2023 46,761,000 1,095,000 (2.3%) -10,000 24.4 27 16,810,000 (35.9%)
2022 45,666,000 1,074,000 (2.4%) -10,000 24.3 26 16,263,000 (35.6%)
2021 44,592,000 1,051,000 (2.4%) -10,000 24.2 25 15,740,000 (35.3%)
2020 43,541,000 1,027,000 (2.4%) -10,000 24.1 4.29 25 15,240,000 (35.0%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) -50,000 23.9 4.35 24 14,763,000 (34.7%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) -50,000 23.8 4.41 24 14,307,000 (34.5%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) -50,000 23.7 4.47 23 13,873,000 (34.2%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) -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 2023 the population of Sudan was 46,761,000 and the average age increased from 22.3 in 1960 to 24.4. Urban population has increased from 8,855,061 (32.5%) in 2000 to 17,379,000 (36.3%) in the current year. The population density of Sudan has changed from 8.0 in 1980 to 25.9 in 2022.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) -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%)

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 2023

The demographics of Sudan constitutes of 23,925,000 women and 23,947,000 men, which means there are 1,001 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 49.2% of population (23,533,875) is 19 or younger, 47.0% of population (22,490,266) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.9% of population (1,843,072) is over 65.

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