Tunisia population 11,759,219 (live)

The population of Tunisia is expected to grow by 127,000 in 2018 and reach 11,783,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 4,000 people yearly. On average there are 202,239 births and 73,773 deaths in Tunisia per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.10 percent per year. The population density of Tunisia has changed from 41.0 in 1980 to 73.4 in 2016.

Current population 11,759,219 people at present (Monday 22nd of October 2018)
Median Age 33.4 years
Life expectancy 76.1 years
Population density 75.0 per km2
Population of Tunisia from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 11,659,000 127,000 (1.1%) -4,000 33.4 2.15 75 7,867,000 (67.5%)
2017 11,532,000 128,752 (1.1%) -4,000 33.2 2.18 74 7,756,000 (67.3%)
2016 11,403,248 129,587 (1.1%) -4,000 33.0 2.20 73 7,645,536 (67.0%)
2015 11,273,661 129,753 (1.2%) -4,000 32.9 2.22 73 7,535,540 (66.8%)
2010 10,639,931 118,097 (1.1%) -13,193 32.0 2.14 68 7,015,332 (65.9%)
2005 10,102,482 84,881 (0.8%) -6,588 30.6 1.99 65 6,576,514 (65.1%)
2000 9,699,197 95,455 (1.0%) -27,809 28.9 2.14 62 6,152,395 (63.4%)
1995 9,113,975 157,379 (1.7%) -7,361 27.1 2.61 59 5,602,725 (61.5%)
1990 8,232,797 181,865 (2.2%) 28,068 25.7 3.48 53 4,770,577 (57.9%)
1985 7,321,876 193,935 (2.7%) 9,800 24.7 4.43 47 3,942,025 (53.8%)
1980 6,368,167 162,955 (2.6%) 17,116 23.6 5.24 41 3,220,318 (50.6%)
1975 5,652,476 125,712 (2.2%) -14,414 23.2 6.04 36 2,689,900 (47.6%)
1970 5,060,397 110,244 (2.2%) -19,413 22.9 6.71 33 2,200,362 (43.5%)
1965 4,545,339 86,728 (1.9%) -19,305 23.2 7.01 29 1,805,590 (39.7%)
1960 4,176,266 59,671 (1.4%) -28,499 23.8 6.94 27 1,566,559 (37.5%)

In 2017 the population of Tunisia was 11,532,000 and the average age increased from 23.8 in 1960 to 33.2. Urban population has increased from 6,152,395 (63.4%) in 2000 to 7,867,000 (67.5%) in the current year. The population density of Tunisia has changed from 41.0 in 1980 to 73.4 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 11,903,000 120,000 (1.0%) -4,000 33.9 2.10 77 8,087,000 (67.9%)
2025 12,432,000 96,000 (0.8%) -4,000 35.1 2.03 80 8,603,000 (69.2%)
2030 12,842,000 74,000 (0.6%) -4,000 36.5 1.97 83 9,067,000 (70.6%)
2035 13,161,000 59,000 (0.5%) -4,000 38.0 1.92 85 9,492,000 (72.1%)
2040 13,435,000 53,000 (0.4%) -4,000 39.3 1.89 87 9,898,000 (73.7%)
2045 13,681,000 46,000 (0.3%) -4,000 40.3 1.87 88 10,286,000 (75.2%)
2050 13,884,000 36,000 (0.3%) -4,000 41.1 1.86 89 10,639,000 (76.6%)

Total Tunisia population should reach 11,903,000 by 2020 and should increase to 13,884,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 81.5 (80.0 years for male and 83.0 years for females). Population density will go up to 89.4 people per square kilometer.

Tunisia demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 1.10% (128,752 residents, including 72,379 deaths). The demographics of Tunisia constitutes of 5,898,000 women and 5,761,000 men, which means there are 977 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 30.8% of population (3,595,636) is 19 or younger, 60.9% of population (7,099,165) is between age 20 and 64 and 8.2% of population (960,702) is over 65.

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