Yemen Population 2023

Yemen Population 2023

The current population of Yemen is 31,365,629 as of Monday, November 7, 2022, based on the latest United Nations data.

According to UN data, the estimated population of Yemen in 2020 was 29,825,964 people.

Yemen’s population is equivalent to 0.38% of the total world population, and it ranks number 48 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.

The population density in Yemen is 56 per Km2 (146 people per mi2), and the total land area is 527,970 Km2 (203,850 sq. miles).

38.4% of the population is urban, which is equal to 11,465,414 people in 2020.

To make an international call to Yemen, you need to dial the country code +967.

The median age in Yemen is 20.2 years.

Population of Yemen (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 Yemen
Global Rank
2020 29,825,964 2.28 % 664,042 -30,000 20.2 3.84 56 38.4 % 11,465,414 0.38 % 7,794,798,739 48
2019 29,161,922 2.33 % 663,239 -30,000 19.3 4.28 55 37.8 % 11,025,440 0.38 % 7,713,468,100 48
2018 28,498,683 2.39 % 663,864 -30,000 19.3 4.28 54 37.2 % 10,595,260 0.37 % 7,631,091,040 49
2017 27,834,819 2.45 % 666,611 -30,000 19.3 4.28 53 36.6 % 10,174,612 0.37 % 7,547,858,925 49
2016 27,168,208 2.53 % 670,319 -30,000 19.3 4.28 51 35.9 % 9,763,095 0.36 % 7,464,022,049 50
2015 26,497,889 2.73 % 668,607 -15,002 19.1 4.40 50 35.3 % 9,360,571 0.36 % 7,379,797,139 50
2010 23,154,855 2.86 % 609,489 -13,154 17.9 5.00 44 32.4 % 7,501,186 0.33 % 6,956,823,603 52
2005 20,107,409 2.92 % 539,667 -22,430 16.6 5.90 38 29.6 % 5,955,824 0.31 % 6,541,907,027 53
2000 17,409,072 3.14 % 499,151 -20,000 15.5 6.80 33 27.0 % 4,695,121 0.28 % 6,143,493,823 54
1995 14,913,315 4.96 % 640,664 121,556 14.9 8.20 28 24.4 % 3,640,249 0.26 % 5,744,212,979 56
1990 11,709,993 4.11 % 427,564 -10,000 14.4 8.80 22 21.6 % 2,523,689 0.22 % 5,327,231,061 61
1985 9,572,175 3.80 % 326,055 -10,000 14.8 8.80 18 18.9 % 1,809,366 0.20 % 4,870,921,740 69
1980 7,941,898 3.20 % 231,441 -15,000 15.2 8.60 15 16.9 % 1,342,619 0.18 % 4,458,003,514 73
1975 6,784,695 1.84 % 118,262 -72,199 15.9 8.50 13 14.9 % 1,013,953 0.17 % 4,079,480,606 74
1970 6,193,384 1.58 % 93,127 -49,132 17.6 8.25 12 13.3 % 823,777 0.17 % 3,700,437,046 71
1965 5,727,751 1.51 % 82,479 -20,000 18.6 8.00 11 10.9 % 622,252 0.17 % 3,339,583,597 70
1960 5,315,355 1.37 % 69,956 -15,000 18.8 7.90 10 8.9 % 470,664 0.18 % 3,034,949,748 69
1955 4,965,574 1.27 % 60,858 -10,000 18.9 7.80 9 7.0 % 347,047 0.18 % 2,773,019,936 70

Yemen Population Forecast

-20,000

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 Yemen
Global Rank
2020 29,825,964 2.39 % 665,615 -30,000 20.2 3.84 56 38.4 % 11,465,414 0.38 % 7,794,798,739 48
2025 33,140,296 2.13 % 662,866 -30,000 21.4 3.84 63 41.6 % 13,801,674 0.40 % 8,184,437,460 48
2030 36,406,888 1.90 % 653,318 -27,000 22.8 3.84 69 44.9 % 16,329,898 0.43 % 8,548,487,400 47
2035 39,602,684 1.70 % 639,159 -27,000 24.3 3.84 75 48.0 % 19,006,748 0.45 % 8,887,524,213 46
2040 42,670,011 1.50 % 613,465 -20,000 25.9 3.84 81 51.2 % 21,832,866 0.46 % 9,198,847,240 45
2045 45,522,739 1.30 % 570,546 -20,000 27.6 3.84 86 54.3 % 24,732,671 0.48 % 9,481,803,274 43
2050 48,080,021 1.10 % 511,456   29.2 3.84 91 57.5 % 27,630,164 0.49 % 9,735,033,990 42

Yemen Demographics

LIFE EXPECTANCY INFANT MORTALITY DEATHS UNDER AGE 5

66.44 years

(life expectancy at birth, both sexes)

42.0

(infant deaths per 1,000 live births)

53.3

(per 1,000 live births)

Main Cities by Population in Yemen

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

# CITY NAME POPULATION
1 Sanaa 1,937,451
2 Al Hudaydah 617,871
3 Ta`izz 615,222
4 Aden 550,602
5 Mukalla 258,132
6 Ibb 234,837
7 Dhamar 160,114
8 ‘Amran 90,792
9 Sayyan 69,404
10 Zabid 52,590
11 Sa’dah 51,870
12 Bajil 48,218
13 Hajjah 43,549
14 Dhi as Sufal 37,997
15 Al Bayda 37,821
16 Ataq 37,315
17 Bayt al Faqih 34,204
18 Yarim 33,050
19 Sahar 31,859
20 Lahij 23,375
21 Zinjibar 19,879
22 Al Hazm 18,241
23 Ma’rib 16,794