Cambodia Population 2023

Cambodia Population 2023

Location: Cambodia is a Southeast Asian country located in the southwestern part of the Indochinese Peninsula.

Current Population: As of 2021, the estimated population of Cambodia is 16,704, 567 people.

Area: Cambodia has a total land area of 181,035 square kilometers.

Population Density: The population density of Cambodia is approximately 92 people per square kilometer.

Demographics: The majority of the population in Cambodia is Khmer, with smaller ethnic minority groups also present, such as Vietnamese, Chinese, and Cham.

Urbanization: The majority of the population in Cambodia lives in rural areas, however, the urban population has been growing rapidly in recent years, particularly in the capital city, Phnom Penh.

Growth Rate: The population of Cambodia has been growing rapidly, with an average annual growth rate of 2.3% between 2015 and 2020.

Life Expectancy: The life expectancy in Cambodia is 72 years.

Economy: Cambodia has a developing economy, with the service sector and tourism industry being the largest contributors to its gross domestic product (GDP). The country has also been working to develop its agricultural sector.

Challenges: Despite its positive growth, Cambodia faces several challenges in terms of population, including high levels of poverty, limited access to healthcare and other services, and a high rate of unemployment.

Area Code: The country code for Cambodia is +855 and its international dialing code is 00855.

Conclusion: Cambodia is a rapidly growing Southeast Asian country with a rich cultural heritage and a developing economy. Despite some challenges, the population is expected to continue growing in the coming years.

 

The population of Cambodia (2020 And It’s historical)

Population of Cambodia (2020 and historical)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop %
Urban Population Country’s Share of
World Pop
World Population Cambodia
Global Rank
2020 16,718,965 1.41 % 232,423 -30,000 25.6 2.52 95 24.2 % 4,050,459 0.21 % 7,794,798,739 71
2019 16,486,542 1.46 % 236,750 -30,000 24.3 2.66 93 23.8 % 3,923,699 0.21 % 7,713,468,100 70
2018 16,249,792 1.50 % 240,383 -30,000 24.3 2.66 92 23.4 % 3,799,521 0.21 % 7,631,091,040 70
2017 16,009,409 1.54 % 243,117 -30,000 24.3 2.66 91 23.0 % 3,678,035 0.21 % 7,547,858,925 70
2016 15,766,292 1.58 % 244,856 -30,000 24.3 2.66 89 22.6 % 3,559,463 0.21 % 7,464,022,049 70
2015 15,521,436 1.64 % 241,845 -30,000 24.0 2.70 88 22.2 % 3,443,036 0.21 % 7,379,797,139 70
2010 14,312,212 1.52 % 207,772 -59,197 22.7 3.08 81 20.3 % 2,903,806 0.21 % 6,956,823,603 69
2005 13,273,354 1.78 % 223,623 -7,031 20.4 3.44 75 19.2 % 2,544,414 0.20 % 6,541,907,027 66
2000 12,155,239 2.67 % 299,820 69,699 18.1 4.25 69 18.6 % 2,258,686 0.20 % 6,143,493,823 64
1995 10,656,138 3.49 % 336,108 81,883 17.3 5.13 60 17.3 % 1,844,262 0.19 % 5,744,212,979 67
1990 8,975,597 3.07 % 252,143 -15,604 17.9 5.99 51 15.5 % 1,395,017 0.17 % 5,327,231,061 75
1985 7,714,880 2.88 % 204,223 -17,771 18.5 6.37 44 13.9 % 1,074,486 0.16 % 4,870,921,740 78
1980 6,693,764 -2.31 % -166,137 -17,000 19.1 5.42 38 9.9 % 662,376 0.15 % 4,458,003,514 79
1975 7,524,447 1.47 % 105,574 -25,000 17.6 6.16 43 4.5 % 336,810 0.18 % 4,079,480,606 69
1970 6,996,576 1.59 % 105,876 -49,684 17.0 6.70 40 16.0 % 1,117,077 0.19 % 3,700,437,046 67
1965 6,467,197 2.48 % 148,965 0 16.7 6.95 37 10.8 % 700,389 0.19 % 3,339,583,597 67
1960 5,722,370 2.55 % 135,416 0 17.2 6.95 32 10.3 % 588,531 0.19 % 3,034,949,748 67
1955 5,045,288 2.62 % 122,515 0 17.9 6.95 29 10.2 % 516,753 0.18 % 2,773,019,936 67

Source: Estimation of Cambodia’s population is from the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. ( World Population Prospects: The 2019 Revision).

Cambodia Population Future Forecast

-30,000

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop %
Urban Population Country’s Share of
World Pop
World Population Cambodia
Global Rank
2020 16,718,965 1.50 % 239,506 -30,000 25.6 2.52 95 24.2 % 4,050,459 0.21 % 7,794,798,739 71
2025 17,805,565 1.27 % 217,320 -30,000 27.2 2.52 101 26.5 % 4,721,141 0.22 % 8,184,437,460 72
2030 18,781,033 1.07 % 195,094 -30,000 28.5 2.52 106 29.1 % 5,457,774 0.22 % 8,548,487,400 71
2035 19,685,527 0.95 % 180,899 -30,000 29.6 2.52 112 31.9 % 6,271,831 0.22 % 8,887,524,213 71
2040 20,526,530 0.84 % 168,201 -30,000 31.0 2.52 116 34.9 % 7,162,015 0.22 % 9,198,847,240 72
2045 21,261,027 0.71 % 146,899 -30,000 32.5 2.52 120 38.1 % 8,101,923 0.22 % 9,481,803,274 74
2050 21,860,919 0.56 % 119,978   34.0 2.52 124 41.5 % 9,061,599 0.22 % 9,735,033,990 75

Source: Estimation of Cambodia’s population is from the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. ( World Population Prospects: The 2019 Revision).

Cambodia Demographics

LIFE EXPECTANCY INFANT MORTALITY DEATHS UNDER AGE 5

70.54 years

(life expectancy at birth, both sexes)

19.3

(infant deaths per 1,000 live births)

22.4

(per 1,000 live births)

Main Cities by Population in Cambodia

(includes boroughs, districts, urban agglomerations, etc.)

# CITY NAME POPULATION
1 Phnom Penh 1,573,544
2 Takeo 843,931
3 Sihanoukville 156,691
4 Battambang 150,444
5 Siem Reap 139,458
6 Paoy Paet 79,000
7 Kampong Chhnang 75,244
8 Kampong Cham 61,750
9 Pursat 52,476
10 Ta Khmau 52,066
11 Phumi Veal Sre 44,270
12 Kampong Speu 33,231
13 Koh Kong 33,134
14 Prey Veng 33,079
15 Suong 30,000
16 Smach Mean Chey 29,329
17 Stung Treng 25,000
18 Tbeng Meanchey 24,380
19 Svay Rieng 23,956
20 Sisophon 23,218
21 Kampot 22,691
22 Kratie 19,975
23 Kampong Thom 19,951
24 Lumphat 19,205
25 Samraong 18,694
26 Pailin 17,850
27 Banlung 17,000

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