Namibia Population 2023

Namibia Population 2023

As of November 7, 2022, the population of Namibia is 2,648,747 based on the latest United Nations data.

To call Namibia from abroad, the country code is +264.

According to UN data, the estimated population of Namibia in mid-2020 was 2,540,905 people.

Namibia’s population represents 0.03% of the world’s total population, and it ranks 143rd on the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.

The population density in Namibia is 3 people per square kilometer (8 people per square mile), and the total land area is 823,290 square kilometers (317,874 square miles).

In 2020, 55.2% of Namibia’s population, or 1,403,099 people, lived in urban areas.

The median age in Namibia is 21.8 years.

 

 

Population of Namibia (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 Namibia
Global Rank
2020 2,540,905 1.86 % 46,375 -4,806 21.8 3.42 3 55.2 % 1,403,099 0.03 % 7,794,798,739 143
2019 2,494,530 1.89 % 46,229 -4,806 21.3 3.58 3 54.1 % 1,348,534 0.03 % 7,713,468,100 143
2018 2,448,301 1.90 % 45,668 -4,806 21.3 3.58 3 52.9 % 1,294,741 0.03 % 7,631,091,040 143
2017 2,402,633 1.89 % 44,589 -4,806 21.3 3.58 3 51.7 % 1,241,686 0.03 % 7,547,858,925 143
2016 2,358,044 1.86 % 43,140 -4,806 21.3 3.58 3 50.4 % 1,189,295 0.03 % 7,464,022,049 143
2015 2,314,904 1.79 % 39,206 -7,407 21.1 3.63 3 49.1 % 1,137,588 0.03 % 7,379,797,139 143
2010 2,118,874 1.80 % 36,111 1,743 20.5 3.61 3 42.7 % 904,380 0.03 % 6,956,823,603 142
2005 1,938,320 1.55 % 28,750 -188 19.5 3.60 2 38.4 % 744,428 0.03 % 6,541,907,027 146
2000 1,794,571 1.97 % 33,341 -4,235 18.5 4.26 2 34.3 % 614,845 0.03 % 6,143,493,823 146
1995 1,627,865 2.58 % 38,992 -3,456 18.0 4.89 2 30.3 % 493,517 0.03 % 5,744,212,979 145
1990 1,432,905 3.64 % 46,951 7,621 17.5 5.55 2 27.3 % 391,253 0.03 % 5,327,231,061 147
1985 1,198,148 2.52 % 28,084 -5,814 16.4 6.20 1 25.3 % 302,761 0.02 % 4,870,921,740 147
1980 1,057,727 2.22 % 21,961 -8,860 16.7 6.46 1 24.0 % 253,837 0.02 % 4,458,003,514 147
1975 947,921 3.01 % 26,090 -539 17.7 6.60 1 22.6 % 213,999 0.02 % 4,079,480,606 146
1970 817,469 2.67 % 20,177 -216 18.4 6.30 1 21.3 % 173,960 0.02 % 3,700,437,046 146
1965 716,584 2.47 % 16,488 0 18.9 6.20 1 19.1 % 136,750 0.02 % 3,339,583,597 147
1960 634,142 2.23 % 13,259 0 19.5 6.10 1 17.0 % 107,909 0.02 % 3,034,949,748 146
1955 567,847 2.00 % 10,693 0 20.3 6.00 1 14.7 % 83,453 0.02 % 2,773,019,936 147

Namibia Population Forecast

-1,572

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 Namibia
Global Rank
2020 2,540,905 1.88 % 45,200 -4,806 21.8 3.42 3 55.2 % 1,403,099 0.03 % 7,794,798,739 143
2025 2,774,200 1.77 % 46,659 -3,989 22.5 3.42 3 60.7 % 1,683,548 0.03 % 8,184,437,460 142
2030 3,010,871 1.65 % 47,334 -3,311 23.3 3.42 4 65.5 % 1,972,115 0.04 % 8,548,487,400 141
2035 3,252,235 1.55 % 48,273 -2,748 24.4 3.42 4 69.5 % 2,261,493 0.04 % 8,887,524,213 138
2040 3,496,970 1.46 % 48,947 -2,281 25.7 3.42 4 72.8 % 2,546,440 0.04 % 9,198,847,240 138
2045 3,741,831 1.36 % 48,972 -1,894 26.9 3.42 5 75.6 % 2,829,120 0.04 % 9,481,803,274 134
2050 3,981,130 1.25 % 47,860   28.1 3.42 5 78.3 % 3,116,044 0.04 % 9,735,033,990 133

Namibia Demographics

LIFE EXPECTANCY INFANT MORTALITY DEATHS UNDER AGE 5

64.86 years

(life expectancy at birth, both sexes)

27.3

(infant deaths per 1,000 live births)

36.3

(per 1,000 live births)

Main Cities by Population in Namibia

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

# CITY NAME POPULATION
1 Windhoek 268,132
2 Rundu 58,172
3 Walvis Bay 52,058
4 Oshakati 33,618
5 Swakopmund 25,047
6 Katima Mulilo 25,027
7 Grootfontein 24,099
8 Rehoboth 21,377
9 Katutura 21,243
10 Otjiwarongo 21,224
11 Okahandja 20,879
12 Gobabis 16,321
13 Keetmanshoop 15,608
14 Luderitz 15,137

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