Population: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Yearly Population of Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo Yearly Population: Female, Male, Density, Fertility Rate, Median Age
Year Total Female Male Growth % Growth Total Fertility Median Age Density (p/km2)
1950 12,183,662 6,476,571 5,707,091 None 6.0 18.1 5.4
1951 12,428,907 6,594,156 5,834,751 2.01 245,245 6.0 18.1 5.5
1952 12,681,011 6,715,236 5,965,775 2.03 252,104 6.0 18.1 5.6
1953 12,944,450 6,842,109 6,102,341 2.08 263,439 6.0 18.1 5.7
1954 13,222,533 6,976,477 6,246,056 2.15 278,083 6.0 18.1 5.8
1955 13,517,516 7,119,474 6,398,042 2.23 294,983 6.0 18.1 6.0
1956 13,830,425 7,271,632 6,558,793 2.31 312,909 6.0 18.1 6.1
1957 14,161,223 7,432,907 6,728,316 2.39 330,798 6.0 18.1 6.2
1958 14,508,915 7,602,780 6,906,135 2.46 347,692 6.0 18.1 6.4
1959 14,871,788 7,780,341 7,091,447 2.50 362,873 6.0 18.1 6.6
1960 15,248,256 7,964,767 7,283,489 2.53 376,468 6.0 18.2 6.7
1961 15,637,700 8,155,715 7,481,985 2.55 389,444 6.0 18.2 6.9
1962 16,041,187 8,353,723 7,687,464 2.58 403,487 6.0 18.2 7.1
1963 16,461,828 8,560,398 7,901,430 2.62 420,641 6.0 18.2 7.3
1964 16,903,830 8,777,873 8,125,957 2.69 442,002 6.0 18.2 7.5
1965 17,369,882 9,007,548 8,362,334 2.76 466,052 6.2 18.2 7.7
1966 17,862,052 9,250,458 8,611,594 2.83 492,170 6.2 18.2 7.9
1967 18,378,620 9,505,717 8,872,903 2.89 516,568 6.2 18.2 8.1
1968 18,913,874 9,770,354 9,143,520 2.91 535,254 6.2 18.2 8.3
1969 19,459,818 10,040,203 9,419,615 2.89 545,944 6.2 18.2 8.6
1970 20,011,033 10,312,458 9,698,575 2.83 551,215 6.3 18.1 8.8
1971 20,564,062 10,585,333 9,978,729 2.76 553,029 6.3 18.1 9.1
1972 21,121,360 10,860,073 10,261,287 2.71 557,298 6.3 18.1 9.3
1973 21,690,448 11,140,574 10,549,874 2.69 569,088 6.3 18.1 9.6
1974 22,282,127 11,432,415 10,849,712 2.73 591,679 6.3 18.1 9.8
1975 22,903,587 11,739,302 11,164,285 2.79 621,460 6.5 17.8 10.1
1976 23,560,470 12,064,133 11,496,337 2.87 656,883 6.5 17.8 10.4
1977 24,249,127 12,405,018 11,844,109 2.92 688,657 6.5 17.8 10.7
1978 24,956,387 12,755,211 12,201,176 2.92 707,260 6.5 17.8 11.0
1979 25,663,598 13,105,147 12,558,451 2.83 707,211 6.5 17.8 11.3
1980 26,358,905 13,448,747 12,910,158 2.71 695,307 6.6 17.7 11.6
1981 27,040,329 13,784,964 13,255,365 2.59 681,424 6.6 17.7 11.9
1982 27,717,293 14,118,609 13,598,684 2.50 676,964 6.6 17.7 12.2
1983 28,403,858 14,456,889 13,946,969 2.48 686,565 6.6 17.7 12.5
1984 29,119,663 14,809,878 14,309,785 2.52 715,805 6.6 17.7 12.8
1985 29,881,222 15,186,030 14,695,192 2.62 761,559 6.7 17.5 13.2
1986 30,683,877 15,583,035 15,100,842 2.69 802,655 6.7 17.5 13.5
1987 31,528,702 16,001,396 15,527,306 2.75 844,825 6.7 17.5 13.9
1988 32,443,784 16,455,197 15,988,587 2.90 915,082 6.7 17.5 14.3
1989 33,464,767 16,962,298 16,502,469 3.15 1,020,983 6.7 17.5 14.8
1990 34,612,023 17,532,879 17,079,144 3.43 1,147,256 6.8 17.4 15.3
1991 35,908,240 18,178,341 17,729,899 3.74 1,296,217 6.8 17.4 15.8
1992 37,333,917 18,888,879 18,445,038 3.97 1,425,677 6.8 17.4 16.5
1993 38,815,835 19,627,637 19,188,198 3.97 1,481,918 6.8 17.4 17.1
1994 40,252,973 20,343,778 19,909,195 3.70 1,437,138 6.8 17.4 17.8
1995 41,576,239 21,002,524 20,573,715 3.29 1,323,266 6.8 17.2 18.3
1996 42,757,239 21,589,557 21,167,682 2.84 1,181,000 6.8 17.2 18.9
1997 43,827,191 22,120,551 21,706,640 2.50 1,069,952 6.8 17.2 19.3
1998 44,849,968 22,627,601 22,222,367 2.33 1,022,777 6.8 17.2 19.8
1999 45,919,615 23,157,971 22,761,644 2.38 1,069,647 6.8 17.2 20.3
2000 47,105,830 23,746,689 23,359,141 2.58 1,186,215 6.7 17.2 20.8
2001 48,428,534 24,403,745 24,024,789 2.81 1,322,704 6.7 17.2 21.4
2002 49,871,670 25,121,036 24,750,634 2.98 1,443,136 6.7 17.2 22.0
2003 51,425,583 25,893,609 25,531,974 3.12 1,553,913 6.7 17.2 22.7
2004 53,068,869 26,710,607 26,358,262 3.20 1,643,286 6.7 17.2 23.4
2005 54,785,894 27,564,081 27,221,813 3.24 1,717,025 6.6 17.0 24.2
2006 56,578,046 28,454,736 28,123,310 3.27 1,792,152 6.6 17.0 25.0
2007 58,453,687 29,386,784 29,066,903 3.32 1,875,641 6.6 17.0 25.8
2008 60,411,195 30,359,388 30,051,807 3.35 1,957,508 6.6 17.0 26.6
2009 62,448,572 31,371,535 31,077,037 3.37 2,037,377 6.6 17.0 27.5
2010 64,563,853 32,422,236 32,141,617 3.39 2,115,281 6.4 16.9 28.5
2011 66,755,151 33,510,549 33,244,602 3.39 2,191,298 6.4 16.9 29.4
2012 69,020,749 34,635,680 34,385,069 3.39 2,265,598 6.4 16.9 30.4
2013 71,358,804 35,796,890 35,561,914 3.39 2,338,055 6.4 16.9 31.5
2014 73,767,445 36,993,480 36,773,965 3.38 2,408,641 6.4 16.9 32.5
2015 76,244,532 38,224,572 38,019,960 3.36 2,477,087 6.0 16.8 33.6
2016 78,789,130 39,489,787 39,299,343 3.34 2,544,598 6.0 16.8 34.8
2017 81,398,765 40,787,891 40,610,874 3.31 2,609,635 6.0 16.8 35.9
2018 84,068,092 42,116,217 41,951,875 3.28 2,669,327 6.0 16.8 37.1
2019 86,790,568 43,471,465 43,319,103 3.24 2,722,476 6.0 16.8 38.3
2020 89,561,404 44,851,232 44,710,172 3.19 2,770,836 5.5 17.0 39.5
2021 92,378,000 46,254,000 46,124,000 3.14 2,816,596 5.5 17.0 40.7
Year Total Female Male Change % Change Fertility Rate Median Age Density (p/km2)

Democratic Republic of the Congo Population Future Projection

Source: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Population Projection, 2019 (retrieved in September 2020)