Population: Western Sahara

Yearly Population of Western Sahara

Western Sahara Yearly Population: Female, Male, Density, Fertility Rate, Median Age
Year Total Female Male Growth % Growth Total Fertility Median Age Density (p/km2)
1950 13,763 6,951 6,812 None 6.3 18.7 0.1
1951 16,054 7,908 8,146 16.65 2,291 6.3 18.7 0.1
1952 17,575 8,560 9,015 9.47 1,521 6.3 18.7 0.1
1953 18,727 9,057 9,670 6.55 1,152 6.3 18.7 0.1
1954 19,829 9,540 10,289 5.88 1,102 6.3 18.7 0.1
1955 21,149 10,114 11,035 6.66 1,320 6.4 20.1 0.1
1956 22,802 10,840 11,962 7.82 1,653 6.4 20.1 0.1
1957 24,841 11,727 13,114 8.94 2,039 6.4 20.1 0.1
1958 27,240 12,777 14,463 9.66 2,399 6.4 20.1 0.1
1959 29,913 13,952 15,961 9.81 2,673 6.4 20.1 0.1
1960 32,757 15,209 17,548 9.51 2,844 6.5 20.8 0.1
1961 35,725 16,531 19,194 9.06 2,968 6.5 20.8 0.1
1962 38,854 17,934 20,920 8.76 3,129 6.5 20.8 0.1
1963 42,310 19,479 22,831 8.89 3,456 6.5 20.8 0.2
1964 46,310 21,262 25,048 9.45 4,000 6.5 20.8 0.2
1965 50,967 23,320 27,647 10.06 4,657 6.6 21.1 0.2
1966 56,630 25,805 30,825 11.11 5,663 6.6 21.1 0.2
1967 63,119 28,650 34,469 11.46 6,489 6.6 21.1 0.2
1968 69,479 31,436 38,043 10.08 6,360 6.6 21.1 0.3
1969 74,338 33,587 40,751 6.99 4,859 6.6 21.1 0.3
1970 76,880 34,752 42,128 3.42 2,542 6.6 20.2 0.3
1971 76,371 34,612 41,759 -0.66 -509 6.6 20.2 0.3
1972 73,477 33,457 40,020 -3.79 -2,894 6.6 20.2 0.3
1973 70,399 32,260 38,139 -4.19 -3,078 6.6 20.2 0.3
1974 70,205 32,375 37,830 -0.28 -194 6.6 20.2 0.3
1975 74,953 34,706 40,247 6.76 4,748 6.2 16.7 0.3
1976 85,607 39,676 45,931 14.21 10,654 6.2 16.7 0.3
1977 101,182 46,854 54,328 18.19 15,575 6.2 16.7 0.4
1978 119,326 55,192 64,134 17.93 18,144 6.2 16.7 0.4
1979 136,703 63,209 73,494 14.56 17,377 6.2 16.7 0.5
1980 150,860 69,814 81,046 10.36 14,157 5.3 21.2 0.6
1981 161,059 74,680 86,379 6.76 10,199 5.3 21.2 0.6
1982 168,057 78,135 89,922 4.34 6,998 5.3 21.2 0.6
1983 172,902 80,655 92,247 2.88 4,845 5.3 21.2 0.7
1984 177,269 82,980 94,289 2.53 4,367 5.3 21.2 0.7
1985 182,419 85,671 96,748 2.91 5,150 4.6 21.4 0.7
1986 188,600 88,841 99,759 3.39 6,181 4.6 21.4 0.7
1987 195,439 92,314 103,125 3.63 6,839 4.6 21.4 0.7
1988 202,717 95,990 106,727 3.72 7,278 4.6 21.4 0.8
1989 210,071 99,725 110,346 3.63 7,354 4.6 21.4 0.8
1990 217,258 103,398 113,860 3.42 7,187 4.0 21.1 0.8
1991 224,391 107,064 117,327 3.28 7,133 4.0 21.1 0.8
1992 231,731 110,840 120,891 3.27 7,340 4.0 21.1 0.9
1993 239,334 114,720 124,614 3.28 7,603 4.0 21.1 0.9
1994 247,259 118,676 128,583 3.31 7,925 4.0 21.1 0.9
1995 255,635 122,751 132,884 3.39 8,376 3.4 21.2 1.0
1996 264,106 126,758 137,348 3.31 8,471 3.4 21.2 1.0
1997 272,843 130,798 142,045 3.31 8,737 3.4 21.2 1.0
1998 283,072 135,462 147,610 3.75 10,229 3.4 21.2 1.1
1999 296,508 141,595 154,913 4.75 13,436 3.4 21.2 1.1
2000 314,116 149,682 164,434 5.94 17,608 2.9 22.3 1.2
2001 336,647 160,069 176,578 7.17 22,531 2.9 22.3 1.3
2002 363,225 172,351 190,874 7.89 26,578 2.9 22.3 1.4
2003 391,177 185,299 205,878 7.70 27,952 2.9 22.3 1.5
2004 416,804 197,194 219,610 6.55 25,627 2.9 22.3 1.6
2005 437,516 206,844 230,672 4.97 20,712 2.6 24.2 1.6
2006 452,357 213,805 238,552 3.39 14,841 2.6 24.2 1.7
2007 462,210 218,500 243,710 2.18 9,853 2.6 24.2 1.7
2008 468,630 221,625 247,005 1.39 6,420 2.6 24.2 1.8
2009 474,045 224,312 249,733 1.16 5,415 2.6 24.2 1.8
2010 480,268 227,389 252,879 1.31 6,223 2.6 25.5 1.8
2011 487,654 231,020 256,634 1.54 7,386 2.6 25.5 1.8
2012 495,773 234,995 260,778 1.66 8,119 2.6 25.5 1.9
2013 504,858 239,450 265,408 1.83 9,085 2.6 25.5 1.9
2014 514,984 244,419 270,565 2.01 10,126 2.6 25.5 1.9
2015 526,211 249,945 276,266 2.18 11,227 2.4 26.8 2.0
2016 538,744 256,127 282,617 2.38 12,533 2.4 26.8 2.0
2017 552,617 262,970 289,647 2.58 13,873 2.4 26.8 2.1
2018 567,396 270,259 297,137 2.67 14,779 2.4 26.8 2.1
2019 582,458 277,703 304,755 2.65 15,062 2.4 26.8 2.2
2020 597,330 285,070 312,260 2.55 14,872 2.3 28.4 2.2
2021 612,000 292,000 320,000 2.46 14,670 2.3 28.4 2.3
Year Total Female Male Change % Change Fertility Rate Median Age Density (p/km2)

Western Sahara Population Future Projection

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