Eritrea Population 2023

Eritrea Population 2023

  • The current population of Eritrea as of November 7, 2022, is 3,661,437 based on the latest United Nations data. 
  • In 2020, Eritrea’s population was estimated to be 3,546,421, which is equivalent to 0.05% of the total world population. Eritrea ranks 133rd in the list of countries and dependencies by population.
  • The population density in Eritrea is 35 people per km2 or 91 people per mi2, with a total land area of 101,000 km2 or 38,996 sq. miles. Approximately 63.3% of the population, or 2,246,038 people in 2020, live in urban areas.
  • The median age in Eritrea is 19.2 years.
  • The international calling code for Eritrea is +291
  • The country code is ER.

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

Year Population Annual %
Change
Annual
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop. %
Urban Population Nation’s Share of
World Pop.
World Population Eritrea
Global Rank
2020 3,546,421 1.41 % 49,304 -39,858 19.2 4.10 35 63.3 % 2,246,038 0.05 % 7,794,798,739 133
2019 3,497,117 1.28 % 44,331 -39,858 19.2 4.30 35 61.8 % 2,161,646 0.05 % 7,713,468,100 133
2018 3,452,786 1.17 % 39,893 -39,858 19.2 4.30 34 60.2 % 2,079,314 0.05 % 7,631,091,040 133
2017 3,412,893 1.08 % 36,336 -39,858 19.2 4.30 34 58.6 % 1,999,721 0.05 % 7,547,858,925 134
2016 3,376,557 1.01 % 33,739 -39,858 19.2 4.30 33 57.0 % 1,923,728 0.05 % 7,464,022,049 135
2015 3,342,818 1.06 % 34,477 -49,200 19.2 4.35 33 55.4 % 1,851,851 0.05 % 7,379,797,139 136
2010 3,170,435 2.32 % 68,755 -16,002 19.8 4.80 31 48.7 % 1,544,485 0.05 % 6,956,823,603 134
2005 2,826,659 4.28 % 106,849 45,458 19.1 5.10 28 43.7 % 1,234,323 0.04 % 6,541,907,027 137
2000 2,292,416 0.79 % 17,639 -26,000 16.6 5.60 23 39.3 % 902,054 0.04 % 6,143,493,823 140
1995 2,204,222 -0.49 % -10,886 -62,954 15.6 6.30 22 31.6 % 695,721 0.04 % 5,744,212,979 140
1990 2,258,653 2.42 % 50,943 -8,000 17.4 6.60 22 26.1 % 588,576 0.04 % 5,327,231,061 135
1985 2,003,937 2.94 % 54,104 2,000 17.7 6.70 20 21.6 % 433,816 0.04 % 4,870,921,740 136
1980 1,733,416 2.86 % 45,595 2,000 17.8 6.62 17 19.8 % 343,289 0.04 % 4,458,003,514 138
1975 1,505,439 2.81 % 38,899 2,000 17.9 6.62 15 18.6 % 280,493 0.04 % 4,079,480,606 138
1970 1,310,945 2.69 % 32,551 1,000 18.1 6.70 13 17.5 % 229,718 0.04 % 3,700,437,046 139
1965 1,148,189 2.65 % 28,120 1,399 18.2 6.82 11 15.9 % 182,223 0.03 % 3,339,583,597 139
1960 1,007,590 2.29 % 21,568 600 18.0 6.97 10 13.6 % 136,944 0.03 % 3,034,949,748 139
1955 899,752 1.82 % 15,480 199 17.8 6.97 9 11.6 % 104,318 0.03 % 2,773,019,936 139

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

Eritrea Population Future Forecast

-7,000

Year Population Annual %
Change
Annual
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop. %
Urban Population Nation’s Share of
World Pop.
World Population Eritrea
Global Rank
2020 3,546,421 1.19 % 40,721 -39,858 19.2 4.10 35 63.3 % 2,246,038 0.05 % 7,794,798,739 133
2025 3,865,963 1.74 % 63,908 -16,000 19.9 4.10 38 69.8 % 2,698,752 0.05 % 8,184,437,460 133
2030 4,240,213 1.87 % 74,850 -10,000 21.5 4.10 42 75.7 % 3,210,132 0.05 % 8,548,487,400 130
2035 4,664,362 1.93 % 84,830 -7,000 22.8 4.10 46 81.1 % 3,781,931 0.05 % 8,887,524,213 130
2040 5,113,555 1.86 % 89,839 -7,000 23.9 4.10 51 86.2 % 4,406,917 0.06 % 9,198,847,240 130
2045 5,566,811 1.71 % 90,651 -7,000 24.9 4.10 55 91.2 % 5,076,734 0.06 % 9,481,803,274 128
2050 6,005,490 1.53 % 87,736   26.0 4.10 59 96.2 % 5,776,366 0.06 % 9,735,033,990 122

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

Eritrea Demographics

LIFE EXPECTANCY TINFANT MORTALITY DEATHS UNDER AGE 5

67.48 years

(life expectancy at birth, both sexes)

27.0

(infant deaths per 1,000 live births)

34.6

(per 1,000 live births)

Main Cities by Population in Eritrea

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

# CITY NAME POPULATION
1 Asmara 563,930
2 Keren 74,800
3 Massawa 23,100
4 Assab 21,300
5 Mendefera 17,781
6 Barentu 15,891

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