Population: Sierra Leone

Yearly Population of Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Yearly Population: Female, Male, Density, Fertility Rate, Median Age
Year Total Female Male Growth % Growth Total Fertility Median Age Density (p/km2)
1950 2,041,201 1,041,491 999,710 None 6.0 20.4 28.3
1951 2,064,466 1,053,574 1,010,892 1.14 23,265 6.0 20.4 28.6
1952 2,088,480 1,066,010 1,022,470 1.16 24,014 6.0 20.4 28.9
1953 2,113,345 1,078,849 1,034,496 1.19 24,865 6.0 20.4 29.3
1954 2,139,090 1,092,091 1,046,999 1.22 25,745 6.0 20.4 29.6
1955 2,165,816 1,105,798 1,060,018 1.25 26,726 6.0 20.9 30.0
1956 2,193,620 1,120,004 1,073,616 1.28 27,804 6.0 20.9 30.4
1957 2,222,596 1,134,761 1,087,835 1.32 28,976 6.0 20.9 30.8
1958 2,252,841 1,150,135 1,102,706 1.36 30,245 6.0 20.9 31.2
1959 2,284,487 1,166,185 1,118,302 1.40 31,646 6.0 20.9 31.6
1960 2,317,638 1,182,983 1,134,655 1.45 33,151 6.3 21.0 32.1
1961 2,352,370 1,200,576 1,151,794 1.50 34,732 6.3 21.0 32.6
1962 2,388,759 1,218,992 1,169,767 1.55 36,389 6.3 21.0 33.1
1963 2,426,864 1,238,260 1,188,604 1.60 38,105 6.3 21.0 33.6
1964 2,466,671 1,258,350 1,208,321 1.64 39,807 6.3 21.0 34.2
1965 2,508,226 1,279,284 1,228,942 1.68 41,555 6.4 20.8 34.7
1966 2,551,580 1,301,081 1,250,499 1.73 43,354 6.4 20.8 35.4
1967 2,596,798 1,323,781 1,273,017 1.77 45,218 6.4 20.8 36.0
1968 2,644,011 1,347,467 1,296,544 1.82 47,213 6.4 20.8 36.6
1969 2,693,344 1,372,259 1,321,085 1.87 49,333 6.4 20.8 37.3
1970 2,744,890 1,398,211 1,346,679 1.91 51,546 6.6 20.3 38.0
1971 2,798,727 1,425,379 1,373,348 1.96 53,837 6.6 20.3 38.8
1972 2,854,866 1,453,767 1,401,099 2.01 56,139 6.6 20.3 39.6
1973 2,913,347 1,483,341 1,430,006 2.05 58,481 6.6 20.3 40.4
1974 2,974,105 1,514,015 1,460,090 2.09 60,758 6.6 20.3 41.2
1975 3,037,158 1,545,756 1,491,402 2.12 63,053 6.7 19.5 42.1
1976 3,102,595 1,578,596 1,523,999 2.15 65,437 6.7 19.5 43.0
1977 3,170,503 1,612,589 1,557,914 2.19 67,908 6.7 19.5 43.9
1978 3,240,841 1,647,739 1,593,102 2.22 70,338 6.7 19.5 44.9
1979 3,313,506 1,684,046 1,629,460 2.24 72,665 6.7 19.5 45.9
1980 3,388,494 1,721,533 1,666,961 2.26 74,988 6.7 18.8 46.9
1981 3,464,113 1,759,352 1,704,761 2.23 75,619 6.7 18.8 48.0
1982 3,540,164 1,797,395 1,742,769 2.20 76,051 6.7 18.8 49.0
1983 3,619,854 1,837,260 1,782,594 2.25 79,690 6.7 18.8 50.2
1984 3,707,513 1,881,106 1,826,407 2.42 87,659 6.7 18.8 51.4
1985 3,805,304 1,930,013 1,875,291 2.64 97,791 6.7 18.3 52.7
1986 3,916,685 1,985,737 1,930,948 2.93 111,381 6.7 18.3 54.3
1987 4,038,154 2,046,492 1,991,662 3.10 121,469 6.7 18.3 55.9
1988 4,156,636 2,105,685 2,050,951 2.93 118,482 6.7 18.3 57.6
1989 4,254,434 2,154,354 2,100,080 2.35 97,798 6.7 18.3 58.9
1990 4,319,763 2,186,548 2,133,215 1.54 65,329 6.7 18.0 59.8
1991 4,348,663 2,200,258 2,148,405 0.67 28,900 6.7 18.0 60.2
1992 4,347,727 2,198,820 2,148,907 -0.02 -936 6.7 18.0 60.2
1993 4,328,965 2,188,337 2,140,628 -0.43 -18,762 6.7 18.0 60.0
1994 4,309,780 2,177,639 2,132,141 -0.44 -19,185 6.7 18.0 59.7
1995 4,303,953 2,173,720 2,130,233 -0.14 -5,827 6.5 17.7 59.6
1996 4,312,660 2,177,187 2,135,473 0.20 8,707 6.5 17.7 59.7
1997 4,335,295 2,187,727 2,147,568 0.52 22,635 6.5 17.7 60.1
1998 4,381,484 2,210,171 2,171,313 1.07 46,189 6.5 17.7 60.7
1999 4,462,374 2,250,084 2,212,290 1.85 80,890 6.5 17.7 61.8
2000 4,584,570 2,310,786 2,273,784 2.74 122,196 6.1 17.7 63.5
2001 4,754,069 2,395,283 2,358,786 3.70 169,499 6.1 17.7 65.9
2002 4,965,770 2,501,018 2,464,752 4.45 211,701 6.1 17.7 68.8
2003 5,201,074 2,618,613 2,582,461 4.74 235,304 6.1 17.7 72.1
2004 5,433,995 2,734,985 2,699,010 4.48 232,921 6.1 17.7 75.3
2005 5,645,629 2,840,596 2,805,033 3.89 211,634 5.6 17.9 78.2
2006 5,829,240 2,932,053 2,897,187 3.25 183,611 5.6 17.9 80.8
2007 5,989,641 3,011,782 2,977,859 2.75 160,401 5.6 17.9 83.0
2008 6,133,599 3,083,195 3,050,404 2.40 143,958 5.6 17.9 85.0
2009 6,272,735 3,152,169 3,120,566 2.27 139,136 5.6 17.9 86.9
2010 6,415,636 3,223,031 3,192,605 2.28 142,901 4.8 18.2 88.9
2011 6,563,238 3,296,278 3,266,960 2.30 147,602 4.8 18.2 90.9
2012 6,712,586 3,370,393 3,342,193 2.28 149,348 4.8 18.2 93.0
2013 6,863,975 3,445,504 3,418,471 2.26 151,389 4.8 18.2 95.1
2014 7,017,153 3,521,439 3,495,714 2.23 153,178 4.8 18.2 97.2
2015 7,171,909 3,598,060 3,573,849 2.21 154,756 4.3 18.7 99.4
2016 7,328,846 3,675,669 3,653,177 2.19 156,937 4.3 18.7 101.5
2017 7,488,427 3,754,502 3,733,925 2.18 159,581 4.3 18.7 103.7
2018 7,650,149 3,834,352 3,815,797 2.16 161,722 4.3 18.7 106.0
2019 7,813,207 3,914,857 3,898,350 2.13 163,058 4.3 18.7 108.2
2020 7,976,985 3,995,746 3,981,239 2.10 163,778 3.9 19.4 110.5
2021 8,141,000 4,077,000 4,064,000 2.06 164,015 3.9 19.4 112.8
Year Total Female Male Change % Change Fertility Rate Median Age Density (p/km2)

Sierra Leone Population Future Projection

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