Africa : Population by country - 2016

Africa : Population Updated 10-01-2016

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Africa - Population

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Africa : Map - Population - 2016

Characteristic

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- Africa - Population

Source of the map :
- The World Bank

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The map shows the indicator: Population. The data are for the different sovereign countries of the world.

Data source: The World Bank. The data correspond to the last date of registration provided by the source.

Color of the map for the indicator: Population.

Color of the countries with the lowest data: light orange.

Color of the countries with the highest data: dark orange.

Other information available for this indicator : Population.

You will eventually find a ranking of the best and lowest records for sovereign countries. You can download the data per country in CSV format or view it below the article.

Definition (World Bank)

Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. The values shown are midyear estimates.

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Africa : Ranking of statistics – Population

The 5 highest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 1960 :

1 - Nigeria - Population was 177,475,986 in 2014
2 - Ethiopia - Population was 96,958,732 in 2014
3 - Egypt - Population was 89,579,670 in 2014
4 - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Population was 74,877,030 in 2014
5 - South Africa - Population was 54,001,953 in 2014

The 5 lowest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 1960 :

1 - Seychelles - Population was 41,700 in 1960
2 - São Tomé and Príncipe - Population was 64,181 in 1963
3 - Djibouti - Population was 83,636 in 1960
4 - Comoros - Population was 188,732 in 1960
5 - Cape Verde - Population was 202,316 in 1960

Africa : Data table - Population

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Ranking Country Data Date of information
1 Flag - Nigeria Nigeria 177475986 2014
2 Flag - Ethiopia Ethiopia 96958732 2014
3 Flag - Egypt Egypt 89579670 2014
4 Flag - Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 74877030 2014
5 Flag - South Africa South Africa 54001953 2014
6 Flag - Tanzania Tanzania 51822621 2014
7 Flag - Kenya Kenya 44863583 2014
8 Flag - Sudan Sudan 39350274 2014
9 Flag - Algeria Algeria 38934334 2014
10 Flag - Uganda Uganda 37782971 2014
11 Flag - Morocco Morocco 33921203 2014
12 Flag - Mozambique Mozambique 27216276 2014
13 Flag - Ghana Ghana 26786598 2014
14 Flag - Angola Angola 24227524 2014
15 Flag - Madagascar Madagascar 23571713 2014
16 Flag - Cameroon Cameroon 22773014 2014
17 Flag - Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 22157107 2014
18 Flag - Niger Niger 19113728 2014
19 Flag - Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 17589198 2014
20 Flag - Mali Mali 17086022 2014
21 Flag - Malawi Malawi 16695253 2014
22 Flag - Zambia Zambia 15721343 2014
23 Flag - Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 15245855 2014
24 Flag - Senegal Senegal 14672557 2014
25 Flag - Chad Chad 13587053 2014
26 Flag - Guinea Guinea 12275527 2014
27 Flag - South Sudan South Sudan 11911184 2014
28 Flag - Rwanda Rwanda 11341544 2014
29 Flag - Tunisia Tunisia 10996600 2014
30 Flag - Burundi Burundi 10816860 2014
31 Flag - Benin Benin 10598482 2014
32 Flag - Somalia Somalia 10517569 2014
33 Flag - Togo Togo 7115163 2014
34 Flag - Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 6315627 2014
35 Flag - Libya Libya 6258984 2014
36 Flag - Eritrea Eritrea 5110444 2014
37 Flag - Central African Republic Central African Republic 4804316 2014
38 Flag - Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo 4504962 2014
39 Flag - Liberia Liberia 4396554 2014
40 Flag - Mauritania Mauritania 3969625 2014
41 Flag - Namibia Namibia 2402858 2014
42 Flag - Botswana Botswana 2219937 2014
43 Flag - Lesotho Lesotho 2109197 2014
44 Flag - Gambia Gambia 1928201 2014
45 Flag - Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 1800513 2014
46 Flag - Gabon Gabon 1687673 2014
47 Flag - Swaziland Swaziland 1269112 2014
48 Flag - Mauritius Mauritius 1260934 2014
49 Flag - Djibouti Djibouti 876174 2014
50 Flag - Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 820885 2014
51 Flag - Comoros Comoros 769991 2014
52 Flag - Cape Verde Cape Verde 513906 2014
53 Flag - São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe 186342 2014
54 Flag - Seychelles Seychelles 91526 2014