Congo Population 2023

Democratic Republic of Congo 2023 

As of Monday, November 7, 2022, the current population of the Republic of the Congo is estimated to be 5,836,457, according to the latest United Nations data.

As of mid-2020, the estimated population of Congo was 5,518,087 people, according to UN data. This figure represents 0.07% of the total world population and places Congo at 117th in the list of countries and dependencies by population.

The population density in Congo is calculated to be 16 people per km² (42 people per mi²), with a total land area of 341,500 km² (131,854 sq. miles). 69.9% of the population is urban, with an estimated 3,857,353 people residing in urban areas in 2020.

The median age in Congo is 19.2 years, offering insight into the country’s demographic profile.

The population of Congo (2020 And It’s 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 Congo
Global Rank
2020 5,518,087 2.56 % 137,579 -4,000 19.2 4.45 16 69.9 % 3,857,353 0.07 % 7,794,798,739 117
2019 5,380,508 2.60 % 136,149 -4,000 19.0 4.65 16 69.4 % 3,733,933 0.07 % 7,713,468,100 118
2018 5,244,359 2.62 % 133,664 -4,000 19.0 4.65 15 68.9 % 3,613,400 0.07 % 7,631,091,040 119
2017 5,110,695 2.60 % 129,699 -4,000 19.0 4.65 15 68.4 % 3,496,228 0.07 % 7,547,858,925 119
2016 4,980,996 2.57 % 124,901 -4,000 19.0 4.65 15 67.9 % 3,383,087 0.07 % 7,464,022,049 119
2015 4,856,095 2.59 % 116,473 -12,000 18.9 4.70 14 67.4 % 3,274,286 0.07 % 7,379,797,139 119
2010 4,273,731 3.36 % 130,191 18,354 19.2 4.80 13 64.9 % 2,774,827 0.06 % 6,956,823,603 124
2005 3,622,775 2.98 % 99,073 10,297 18.9 4.85 11 62.6 % 2,267,680 0.06 % 6,541,907,027 128
2000 3,127,411 2.93 % 83,975 9,860 18.6 4.90 9 60.5 % 1,893,340 0.05 % 6,143,493,823 132
1995 2,707,537 2.81 % 70,160 4,506 18.0 5.00 8 58.3 % 1,579,132 0.05 % 5,744,212,979 132
1990 2,356,737 2.78 % 60,485 400 17.4 5.30 7 56.3 % 1,325,761 0.04 % 5,327,231,061 134
1985 2,054,312 2.93 % 55,276 420 17.0 5.80 6 54.1 % 1,111,137 0.04 % 4,870,921,740 135
1980 1,777,934 2.96 % 48,256 -1,481 16.9 6.25 5 49.5 % 880,532 0.04 % 4,458,003,514 137
1975 1,536,654 2.98 % 41,954 0 17.3 6.30 4 44.8 % 687,909 0.04 % 4,079,480,606 137
1970 1,326,885 2.81 % 34,299 0 17.8 6.19 4 40.2 % 534,042 0.04 % 3,700,437,046 138
1965 1,155,392 2.56 % 27,428 0 18.5 5.99 3 36.2 % 417,746 0.03 % 3,339,583,597 138
1960 1,018,253 2.25 % 21,445 0 19.2 5.79 3 32.2 % 327,769 0.03 % 3,034,949,748 138
1955 911,029 1.95 % 16,755 0 19.7 5.68 3 28.4 % 258,973 0.03 % 2,773,019,936 138

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

Congo Population Future Forecast

-1,001

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 Congo
Global Rank
2020 5,518,087 2.59 % 132,398 -4,000 19.2 4.45 16 69.9 % 3,857,353 0.07 % 7,794,798,739 117
2025 6,234,724 2.47 % 143,327 -2,000 19.8 4.45 18 72.6 % 4,524,254 0.08 % 8,184,437,460 114
2030 7,019,831 2.40 % 157,021 -1,001 20.7 4.45 21 75.4 % 5,290,114 0.08 % 8,548,487,400 110
2035 7,871,210 2.32 % 170,276 -1,001 21.6 4.45 23 78.2 % 6,155,655 0.09 % 8,887,524,213 109
2040 8,776,648 2.20 % 181,088 -1,001 22.3 4.45 26 81.0 % 7,107,743 0.10 % 9,198,847,240 104
2045 9,724,082 2.07 % 189,487 -1,001 23.0 4.45 28 83.6 % 8,127,512 0.10 % 9,481,803,274 98
2050 10,701,994 1.93 % 195,582   23.6 4.45 31 86.0 % 9,207,524 0.11 % 9,735,033,990 95

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

Congo Demographics

LIFE EXPECTANCY INFANT MORTALITY DEATHS UNDER AGE 5

65.21 years

(life expectancy at birth, both sexes)

31.2

(infant deaths per 1,000 live births)

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Main Cities by Population in Congo

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

# CITY NAME POPULATION
1 Brazzaville 1,284,609
2 Pointe-Noire 659,084
3 Dolisie 103,894
4 Kayes 58,737
5 Owando 23,952
6 Ouesso 23,915
7 Loandjili 23,204
8 Madingou 22,760
9 Gamboma 20,877
10 Impfondo 20,859
11 Sibiti 19,089
12 Mossendjo 18,231

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