Tanzania Population 2023

Tanzania Population 2023

As of Monday, November 7, 2022, the population of the United Republic of Tanzania based on the latest data from the United Nations is 63,722,900. The country’s international calling code is +255.

According to UN data, Tanzania’s estimated population in mid-2020 was 59,734,218 people, which is equivalent to 0.77% of the total world population. Tanzania ranks number 24 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.

With a population density of 67 people per Km2 (175 people per mi2), Tanzania has a total land area of 885,800 Km2 (342,009 sq. miles). In 2020, 37.0% of the population lived in urban areas, which is equivalent to 22,113,353 people.

The median age in Tanzania is 18.0 years.

Population of Tanzania (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 Tanzania
Global Rank
2020 59,734,218 2.98 % 1,728,755 -40,076 18.0 4.92 67 37.0 % 22,113,353 0.77 % 7,794,798,739 24
2019 58,005,463 3.00 % 1,692,025 -40,076 17.6 5.17 65 36.2 % 21,015,391 0.75 % 7,713,468,100 25
2018 56,313,438 3.02 % 1,653,099 -40,076 17.6 5.17 64 35.4 % 19,958,545 0.74 % 7,631,091,040 25
2017 54,660,339 3.04 % 1,611,109 -40,076 17.6 5.17 62 34.7 % 18,942,828 0.72 % 7,547,858,925 25
2016 53,049,230 3.04 % 1,566,597 -40,076 17.6 5.17 60 33.9 % 17,968,436 0.71 % 7,464,022,049 25
2015 51,482,633 3.03 % 1,427,222 -50,087 17.6 5.24 58 33.1 % 17,035,213 0.70 % 7,379,797,139 26
2010 44,346,525 2.89 % 1,179,241 -100,171 17.4 5.58 50 29.2 % 12,959,969 0.64 % 6,956,823,603 30
2005 38,450,320 2.80 % 990,228 -60,105 17.4 5.66 43 25.5 % 9,791,527 0.59 % 6,541,907,027 31
2000 33,499,180 2.47 % 770,009 -80,141 17.4 5.75 38 22.8 % 7,624,725 0.55 % 6,143,493,823 32
1995 29,649,135 3.30 % 889,058 116,819 17.2 6.05 33 20.8 % 6,154,968 0.52 % 5,744,212,979 32
1990 25,203,845 3.10 % 714,010 13,623 17.0 6.36 28 19.1 % 4,807,840 0.47 % 5,327,231,061 34
1985 21,633,796 3.14 % 619,107 7,012 16.9 6.55 24 16.9 % 3,661,481 0.44 % 4,870,921,740 36
1980 18,538,259 3.14 % 530,606 -5,008 16.8 6.73 21 14.7 % 2,719,241 0.42 % 4,458,003,514 36
1975 15,885,229 3.25 % 469,950 24,040 16.8 6.75 18 11.2 % 1,781,210 0.39 % 4,079,480,606 38
1970 13,535,481 3.07 % 380,130 7,212 17.0 6.79 15 7.9 % 1,068,352 0.37 % 3,700,437,046 38
1965 11,634,832 2.97 % 316,536 5,008 17.1 6.80 13 6.1 % 704,473 0.35 % 3,339,583,597 46
1960 10,052,152 2.86 % 264,498 2,003 17.1 6.80 11 5.3 % 528,498 0.33 % 3,034,949,748 42
1955 8,729,662 2.68 % 215,980 2,003 17.1 6.74 10 4.4 % 385,389 0.31 % 2,773,019,936 46

Tanzania Population Forecast

-40,178

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 Tanzania
Global Rank
2020 59,734,218 3.02 % 1,650,317 -40,076 18.0 4.92 67 37.0 % 22,113,353 0.77 % 7,794,798,739 24
2025 68,934,163 2.91 % 1,839,989 -40,086 18.6 4.92 78 41.0 % 28,244,987 0.84 % 8,184,437,460 22
2030 79,162,725 2.81 % 2,045,712 -40,102 19.3 4.92 89 44.9 % 35,529,056 0.93 % 8,548,487,400 20
2035 90,415,596 2.69 % 2,250,574 -40,116 20.0 4.92 102 48.7 % 44,000,950 1.02 % 8,887,524,213 19
2040 102,586,529 2.56 % 2,434,187 -40,132 20.7 4.92 116 52.2 % 53,579,195 1.12 % 9,198,847,240 17
2045 115,596,020 2.42 % 2,601,898 -40,154 21.5 4.92 130 55.7 % 64,407,122 1.22 % 9,481,803,274 15
2050 129,386,839 2.28 % 2,758,164   22.3 4.92 146 59.2 % 76,542,196 1.33 % 9,735,033,990 15

Tanzania Demographics

LIFE EXPECTANCY INFANT MORTALITY DEATHS UNDER AGE 5

66.39 years

(life expectancy at birth, both sexes)

34.2

(infant deaths per 1,000 live births)

47.0

(per 1,000 live births)

Main Cities by Population in Tanzania

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

# CITY NAME POPULATION
1 Dar es Salaam 2,698,652
2 Mwanza 436,801
3 Zanzibar 403,658
4 Arusha 341,136
5 Mbeya 291,649
6 Morogoro 250,902
7 Tanga 224,876
8 Dodoma 180,541
9 Kigoma 164,268
10 Moshi 156,959
11 Tabora 145,292
12 Songea 126,449
13 Musoma 121,119
14 Iringa 111,820
15 Katumba 108,558
16 Shinyanga 107,362
17 Mtwara 96,602
18 Ushirombo 95,052
19 Kilosa 91,889
20 Sumbawanga 89,161
21 Bagamoyo 82,426
22 Mpanda 73,338
23 Bukoba 70,628
24 Singida 62,432
25 Uyovu 60,849
26 Makumbako 53,003
27 Buseresere 52,870
28 Bunda 50,944
29 Merelani 50,000
30 Katoro 49,691
31 Ifakara 49,528
32 Njombe 46,724
33 Lindi 41,912
34 Vwawa 40,145
35 Geita 40,000
36 Nguruka 39,135
37 Newala Kisimani 38,099
38 Geiro 37,909
39 Kidatu 37,542
40 Kasulu 37,349
41 Tunduma 36,556
42 Masasi 36,032
43 Kahama 36,014
44 Kidodi 35,953
45 Igunga 35,644
46 Misungwi 35,530
47 Mlimba 34,970
48 Mafinga 34,958
49 Masumbwe 34,780
50 Chalinze 34,335
51 Babati 34,291
52 Biharamulo 34,038
53 Somanda 33,932
54 Bariadi 33,865
55 Kirando 33,111
56 Tarime 33,094
57 Tumbi 32,900
58 Bugarama 32,494
59 Mvomero 31,324
60 Chanika 30,905
61 Kyela 30,684
62 Kibiti 30,163
63 Kisesa 29,804
64 Lukuledi 29,699
65 Mlandizi 29,394
66 Rujewa 29,228
67 Ilula 29,193
68 Kibondo 28,666
69 Tukuyu 28,398
70 Namanyere 28,218

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