Zimbabwe Population 2023

Zimbabwe Population 2023

As of Monday, November 7, 2022, the current population of Zimbabwe is 15,369,936, based on the latest United Nations data. The estimated population in 2020 was 14,862,924 according to UN data.

Zimbabwe’s population is equivalent to 0.19% of the total world population and ranks number 74 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.

The population density in Zimbabwe is 38 people per square kilometer or 100 people per square mile. The total land area is 386,850 square kilometers or 149,364 square miles. About 38.4% of the population is urban, which is equivalent to 5,700,460 people in 2020.

The median age in Zimbabwe is 18.7 years. To call Zimbabwe from abroad, the country code is +263.

Population of Zimbabwe (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 Zimbabwe
Global Rank
2020 14,862,924 1.48 % 217,456 -116,858 18.7 3.63 38 38.4 % 5,700,460 0.19 % 7,794,798,739 74
2019 14,645,468 1.43 % 206,666 -116,858 18.5 3.99 38 38.0 % 5,571,525 0.19 % 7,713,468,100 74
2018 14,438,802 1.42 % 202,207 -116,858 18.5 3.99 37 37.7 % 5,447,513 0.19 % 7,631,091,040 74
2017 14,236,595 1.47 % 206,264 -116,858 18.5 3.99 37 37.4 % 5,328,766 0.19 % 7,547,858,925 74
2016 14,030,331 1.56 % 215,702 -116,858 18.5 3.99 36 37.2 % 5,215,894 0.19 % 7,464,022,049 74
2015 13,814,629 1.70 % 223,381 -124,599 18.4 4.09 36 37.0 % 5,109,485 0.19 % 7,379,797,139 73
2010 12,697,723 1.01 % 124,205 -102,535 18.6 3.89 33 36.8 % 4,676,106 0.18 % 6,956,823,603 71
2005 12,076,699 0.33 % 39,044 -139,563 18.3 3.72 31 36.5 % 4,413,866 0.18 % 6,541,907,027 70
2000 11,881,477 0.81 % 94,153 -104,934 18.2 3.89 31 34.7 % 4,125,989 0.19 % 6,143,493,823 65
1995 11,410,714 1.81 % 195,659 -59,647 17.6 4.42 29 31.5 % 3,592,151 0.20 % 5,744,212,979 64
1990 10,432,421 3.28 % 310,986 16,871 16.9 5.37 27 28.3 % 2,951,918 0.20 % 5,327,231,061 64
1985 8,877,489 3.68 % 293,773 19,814 16.0 6.30 23 24.8 % 2,200,595 0.18 % 4,870,921,740 73
1980 7,408,624 3.32 % 222,950 -30,457 15.1 7.30 19 21.6 % 1,602,677 0.17 % 4,458,003,514 75
1975 6,293,875 3.54 % 200,914 -9,109 15.4 7.40 16 19.3 % 1,215,331 0.15 % 4,079,480,606 79
1970 5,289,303 3.42 % 163,625 -8,400 15.6 7.40 14 17.0 % 898,584 0.14 % 3,700,437,046 79
1965 4,471,177 3.43 % 138,899 -3,002 16.0 7.30 12 14.4 % 644,767 0.13 % 3,339,583,597 91
1960 3,776,681 3.28 % 112,679 -1,501 17.2 7.00 10 12.5 % 472,478 0.12 % 3,034,949,748 87
1955 3,213,286 3.19 % 93,287 -901 18.1 6.80 8 11.5 % 371,106 0.12 % 2,773,019,936 91

Zimbabwe Population Forecast

-10,000

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 Zimbabwe
Global Rank
2020 14,862,924 1.47 % 209,659 -116,858 18.7 3.63 38 38.4 % 5,700,460 0.19 % 7,794,798,739 74
2025 16,110,482 1.63 % 249,512 -61,308 19.6 3.63 42 39.9 % 6,429,761 0.20 % 8,184,437,460 74
2030 17,596,447 1.78 % 297,193 -19,999 21.1 3.63 45 41.9 % 7,370,279 0.21 % 8,548,487,400 74
2035 19,212,087 1.77 % 323,128 -10,000 22.8 3.63 50 44.7 % 8,580,510 0.22 % 8,887,524,213 72
2040 20,863,619 1.66 % 330,306 -10,000 24.4 3.63 54 48.4 % 10,097,359 0.23 % 9,198,847,240 71
2045 22,464,718 1.49 % 320,220 -10,000 25.7 3.63 58 52.5 % 11,802,761 0.24 % 9,481,803,274 71
2050 23,947,923 1.29 % 296,641   26.9 3.63 62 56.9 % 13,627,246 0.25 % 9,735,033,990 70

Zimbabwe Demographics

LIFE EXPECTANCY INFANT MORTALITY DEATHS UNDER AGE 5

62.16 years

(life expectancy at birth, both sexes)

34.1

(infant deaths per 1,000 live births)

45.1

(per 1,000 live births)

Main Cities by Population in Zimbabwe

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

# CITY NAME POPULATION
1 Harare 1,542,813
2 Bulawayo 699,385
3 Chitungwiza 340,360
4 Mutare 184,205
5 Gweru 146,073
6 Epworth 123,250
7 Kwekwe 99,149
8 Kadoma 79,174
9 Masvingo 76,290
10 Chinhoyi 61,739
11 Marondera 57,082
12 Norton 52,054
13 Chegutu 47,294
14 Bindura 37,423
15 Zvishavane 35,896
16 Victoria Falls 35,761
17 Hwange 33,210
18 Redcliff 33,197
19 Ruwa 30,000
20 Rusape 29,292
21 Chiredzi 28,205
22 Beitbridge 26,459
23 Kariba 25,531
24 Karoi 25,030
25 Gokwe 18,942
26 Chipinge 18,860
27 Shurugwi 17,075

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