Liberia Population 2023

Liberia Population 2023

The population of Liberia as of Wednesday, February 22, 2023 is 5,336,316, based on the latest United Nations data.

In 2020, Liberia had an estimated population of 5,057,681 people at mid-year according to UN data.

Liberia’s population is equivalent to 0.06% of the total world population and it ranks number 123 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.

The population density in Liberia is 53 per Km2 (136 people per mi2) and the total land area is 96,320 Km2 (37,189 sq. miles).

52.6% of the population is urban (2,658,561 people in 2020) and the median age in Liberia is 19.4 years.

To call Liberia from outside the country, the international calling code is +231.

Population of Liberia (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 Liberia
Global Rank
2020 5,057,681 2.44 % 120,307 -5,000 19.4 4.35 53 52.6 % 2,658,561 0.06 % 7,794,798,739 123
2019 4,937,374 2.46 % 118,401 -5,000 18.9 4.67 51 52.0 % 2,569,273 0.06 % 7,713,468,100 123
2018 4,818,973 2.48 % 116,747 -5,000 18.9 4.67 50 51.5 % 2,482,642 0.06 % 7,631,091,040 123
2017 4,702,226 2.52 % 115,439 -5,000 18.9 4.67 49 51.0 % 2,398,953 0.06 % 7,547,858,925 123
2016 4,586,787 2.56 % 114,557 -5,000 18.9 4.67 48 50.5 % 2,318,610 0.06 % 7,464,022,049 124
2015 4,472,230 2.82 % 116,175 5,000 18.8 4.75 46 50.1 % 2,241,715 0.06 % 7,379,797,139 125
2010 3,891,356 3.87 % 134,648 35,117 18.5 5.20 40 48.5 % 1,887,733 0.06 % 6,956,823,603 128
2005 3,218,116 2.47 % 73,932 -10,000 18.4 5.65 33 46.7 % 1,501,819 0.05 % 6,541,907,027 133
2000 2,848,456 6.86 % 160,759 92,590 18.4 6.05 30 44.9 % 1,278,731 0.05 % 6,143,493,823 135
1995 2,044,661 -0.30 % -6,250 -58,000 18.0 6.27 21 46.6 % 952,965 0.04 % 5,744,212,979 141
1990 2,075,912 -0.66 % -13,968 -71,942 17.4 6.72 22 56.0 % 1,162,324 0.04 % 5,327,231,061 139
1985 2,145,754 2.98 % 58,551 0 17.3 6.96 22 43.3 % 929,046 0.04 % 4,870,921,740 134
1980 1,853,001 2.97 % 50,510 2,390 17.5 6.93 19 35.8 % 664,060 0.04 % 4,458,003,514 135
1975 1,600,452 2.70 % 39,944 2,199 17.9 6.80 17 30.8 % 493,708 0.04 % 4,079,480,606 136
1970 1,400,730 2.38 % 31,126 1,599 18.3 6.59 15 26.3 % 368,651 0.04 % 3,700,437,046 136
1965 1,245,102 2.16 % 25,289 1,599 19.1 6.47 13 22.2 % 277,001 0.04 % 3,339,583,597 135
1960 1,118,657 2.04 % 21,459 1,597 19.3 6.35 12 18.7 % 208,739 0.04 % 3,034,949,748 136
1955 1,011,363 1.69 % 16,267 -3 19.3 6.27 11 15.6 % 157,492 0.04 % 2,773,019,936 135

Liberia Population Forecast

-5,000

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 Liberia
Global Rank
2020 5,057,681 2.49 % 117,090 -5,000 19.4 4.35 53 52.6 % 2,658,561 0.06 % 7,794,798,739 123
2025 5,692,195 2.39 % 126,903 -5,000 20.3 4.35 59 55.3 % 3,150,252 0.07 % 8,184,437,460 120
2030 6,371,553 2.28 % 135,872 -5,000 21.2 4.35 66 58.4 % 3,721,867 0.07 % 8,548,487,400 114
2035 7,085,999 2.15 % 142,889 -5,000 22.2 4.35 74 61.7 % 4,371,694 0.08 % 8,887,524,213 112
2040 7,825,131 2.00 % 147,826 -5,000 23.0 4.35 81 65.0 % 5,088,181 0.09 % 9,198,847,240 111
2045 8,579,902 1.86 % 150,954 -5,000 23.9 4.35 89 68.3 % 5,863,026 0.09 % 9,481,803,274 107
2050 9,339,752 1.71 % 151,970   24.9 4.35 97 71.6 % 6,689,194 0.10 % 9,735,033,990 100

Liberia Demographics

LIFE EXPECTANCY INFANT MORTALITY DEATHS UNDER AGE 5

65.00 years

(life expectancy at birth, both sexes)

46.9

(infant deaths per 1,000 live births)

64.3

(per 1,000 live births)

Main Cities by Population in Liberia

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

# CITY NAME POPULATION
1 Monrovia 939,524
2 Gbarnga 45,835
3 Kakata 33,945
4 Bensonville 33,188
5 Harper 32,661
6 Voinjama 26,594
7 Buchanan 25,731
8 Zwedru 25,678
9 New Yekepa 24,695
10 Greenville 16,434

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