Population: Zambia

Yearly Population of Zambia

Zambia Yearly Population: Female, Male, Density, Fertility Rate, Median Age
Year Total Female Male Growth % Growth Total Fertility Median Age Density (p/km2)
1950 2,310,436 1,160,246 1,150,190 None 6.7 17.5 3.1
1951 2,368,607 1,189,720 1,178,887 2.52 58,171 6.7 17.5 3.2
1952 2,431,341 1,221,467 1,209,874 2.65 62,734 6.7 17.5 3.3
1953 2,498,457 1,255,358 1,243,099 2.76 67,116 6.7 17.5 3.4
1954 2,569,747 1,291,262 1,278,485 2.85 71,290 6.7 17.5 3.5
1955 2,644,976 1,329,069 1,315,907 2.93 75,229 7.0 17.4 3.6
1956 2,723,867 1,368,646 1,355,221 2.98 78,891 7.0 17.4 3.7
1957 2,806,165 1,409,909 1,396,256 3.02 82,298 7.0 17.4 3.8
1958 2,891,580 1,452,769 1,438,811 3.04 85,415 7.0 17.4 3.9
1959 2,979,844 1,497,148 1,482,696 3.05 88,264 7.0 17.4 4.0
1960 3,070,780 1,543,006 1,527,774 3.05 90,936 7.3 17.1 4.1
1961 3,164,330 1,590,345 1,573,985 3.05 93,550 7.3 17.1 4.3
1962 3,260,645 1,639,220 1,621,425 3.04 96,315 7.3 17.1 4.4
1963 3,360,099 1,689,736 1,670,363 3.05 99,454 7.3 17.1 4.5
1964 3,463,211 1,742,051 1,721,160 3.07 103,112 7.3 17.1 4.7
1965 3,570,466 1,796,326 1,774,140 3.10 107,255 7.3 16.4 4.8
1966 3,681,953 1,852,580 1,829,373 3.12 111,487 7.3 16.4 5.0
1967 3,797,877 1,910,946 1,886,931 3.15 115,924 7.3 16.4 5.1
1968 3,918,872 1,971,748 1,947,124 3.19 120,995 7.3 16.4 5.3
1969 4,045,740 2,035,430 2,010,310 3.24 126,868 7.3 16.4 5.4
1970 4,179,062 2,102,304 2,076,758 3.30 133,322 7.4 16.0 5.6
1971 4,319,226 2,172,551 2,146,675 3.35 140,164 7.4 16.0 5.8
1972 4,466,170 2,246,136 2,220,034 3.40 146,944 7.4 16.0 6.0
1973 4,619,549 2,322,921 2,296,628 3.43 153,379 7.4 16.0 6.2
1974 4,778,716 2,402,641 2,376,075 3.45 159,167 7.4 16.0 6.4
1975 4,943,279 2,485,124 2,458,155 3.44 164,563 7.3 15.7 6.6
1976 5,112,823 2,570,217 2,542,606 3.43 169,544 7.3 15.7 6.9
1977 5,287,544 2,657,987 2,629,557 3.42 174,721 7.3 15.7 7.1
1978 5,468,259 2,748,709 2,719,550 3.42 180,715 7.3 15.7 7.4
1979 5,656,145 2,842,779 2,813,366 3.44 187,886 7.3 15.7 7.6
1980 5,851,818 2,940,385 2,911,433 3.46 195,673 6.9 15.7 7.9
1981 6,055,361 3,041,543 3,013,818 3.48 203,543 6.9 15.7 8.1
1982 6,265,869 3,145,883 3,119,986 3.48 210,508 6.9 15.7 8.4
1983 6,481,907 3,252,860 3,229,047 3.45 216,038 6.9 15.7 8.7
1984 6,701,547 3,361,711 3,339,836 3.39 219,640 6.9 15.7 9.0
1985 6,923,148 3,471,820 3,451,328 3.31 221,601 6.6 15.9 9.3
1986 7,146,965 3,583,301 3,563,664 3.23 223,817 6.6 15.9 9.6
1987 7,372,835 3,696,094 3,676,741 3.16 225,870 6.6 15.9 9.9
1988 7,598,270 3,809,118 3,789,152 3.06 225,435 6.6 15.9 10.2
1989 7,820,199 3,921,058 3,899,141 2.92 221,929 6.6 15.9 10.5
1990 8,036,849 4,031,146 4,005,703 2.77 216,650 6.3 16.2 10.8
1991 8,246,662 4,138,732 4,107,930 2.61 209,813 6.3 16.2 11.1
1992 8,451,346 4,244,576 4,206,770 2.48 204,684 6.3 16.2 11.4
1993 8,656,484 4,351,098 4,305,386 2.43 205,138 6.3 16.2 11.6
1994 8,869,745 4,461,643 4,408,102 2.46 213,261 6.3 16.2 11.9
1995 9,096,608 4,578,566 4,518,042 2.56 226,863 6.1 16.4 12.2
1996 9,339,740 4,703,048 4,636,692 2.67 243,132 6.1 16.4 12.6
1997 9,597,610 4,834,440 4,763,170 2.76 257,870 6.1 16.4 12.9
1998 9,866,474 4,971,195 4,895,279 2.80 268,864 6.1 16.4 13.3
1999 10,140,564 5,110,898 5,029,666 2.78 274,090 6.1 16.4 13.6
2000 10,415,942 5,251,908 5,164,034 2.72 275,378 6.0 16.6 14.0
2001 10,692,197 5,394,084 5,298,113 2.65 276,255 6.0 16.6 14.4
2002 10,971,704 5,538,432 5,433,272 2.61 279,507 6.0 16.6 14.8
2003 11,256,740 5,685,882 5,570,858 2.60 285,036 6.0 16.6 15.1
2004 11,550,641 5,837,791 5,712,850 2.61 293,901 6.0 16.6 15.5
2005 11,856,244 5,995,319 5,860,925 2.65 305,603 5.6 16.3 15.9
2006 12,173,518 6,158,454 6,015,064 2.68 317,274 5.6 16.3 16.4
2007 12,502,958 6,327,444 6,175,514 2.71 329,440 5.6 16.3 16.8
2008 12,848,531 6,503,983 6,344,548 2.76 345,573 5.6 16.3 17.3
2009 13,215,142 6,690,201 6,524,941 2.85 366,611 5.6 16.3 17.8
2010 13,605,986 6,887,474 6,718,512 2.96 390,844 5.2 16.2 18.3
2011 14,023,199 7,096,729 6,926,470 3.07 417,213 5.2 16.2 18.9
2012 14,465,148 7,317,296 7,147,852 3.15 441,949 5.2 16.2 19.5
2013 14,926,551 7,547,003 7,379,548 3.19 461,403 5.2 16.2 20.1
2014 15,399,793 7,782,731 7,617,062 3.17 473,242 5.2 16.2 20.7
2015 15,879,370 8,022,199 7,857,171 3.11 479,577 4.7 16.7 21.4
2016 16,363,449 8,264,686 8,098,763 3.05 484,079 4.7 16.7 22.0
2017 16,853,608 8,510,848 8,342,760 3.00 490,159 4.7 16.7 22.7
2018 17,351,714 8,761,437 8,590,277 2.96 498,106 4.7 16.7 23.3
2019 17,861,034 9,017,820 8,843,214 2.94 509,320 4.7 16.7 24.0
2020 18,383,956 9,280,950 9,103,006 2.93 522,922 4.4 17.6 24.7
2021 18,921,000 9,551,000 9,370,000 2.92 537,044 4.4 17.6 25.5
Year Total Female Male Change % Change Fertility Rate Median Age Density (p/km2)

Zambia Population Future Projection

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