Botswana Population

Population now

2,348,526
Male:1,137,190(48.44 %)
Female:1,211,335(51.56 %)
Births in 2020:23,634
Deaths in 2020:5,716

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:66.67 years
Female:72.60 years
Total:69.79 years
Median Age:23.04 years
Birth Rate:23.65
Death Rate:5.72
Growth Rate:3.13 %
Fertility Rate:2.80

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

Botswana Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
1960503k244k259k0.941.67%47.2817.696.6249.1846.3152.0817.303.06%0.84
1961513k249k264k0.941.72%47.0617.286.6349.6846.7952.6117.123.10%0.85
1962524k254k269k0.941.78%46.8216.876.6550.1747.2553.1316.863.13%0.87
1963536k260k275k0.951.83%46.5916.466.6750.6447.6953.6416.523.17%0.89
1964548k266k282k0.951.88%46.3616.076.6851.1048.1154.1416.203.32%0.91
1965560k272k288k0.941.95%46.1515.676.6951.5548.5254.6315.953.84%0.93
1966572k277k295k0.942.01%45.9415.286.7051.9948.9355.1215.664.44%0.95
1967584k283k301k0.942.07%45.7314.896.7052.4449.3455.5915.445.12%0.97
1968597k288k309k0.932.14%45.5214.496.6952.8949.7756.0615.305.91%0.99
1969611k295k317k0.932.22%45.3114.096.6753.3550.2156.5315.196.81%1.02
1970628k302k326k0.932.30%45.1213.686.6553.8250.6757.0115.097.83%1.05
1971646k311k335k0.932.39%44.9613.276.6254.3351.1657.5115.029.00%1.08
1972667k321k346k0.932.49%44.8312.856.5854.8551.6858.0314.989.70%1.11
1973690k332k358k0.932.60%44.7512.436.5555.4052.2158.5614.9610.38%1.15
1974715k344k370k0.932.72%44.7012.026.5155.9652.7659.1214.9511.11%1.19
1975741k356k385k0.932.85%44.6611.616.4756.5253.3159.6914.9311.88%1.23
1976770k369k401k0.922.98%44.6411.226.4357.0953.8660.2614.9112.71%1.28
1977801k382k419k0.913.12%44.6210.836.3957.6554.4160.8214.8613.57%1.33
1978832k395k437k0.93.26%44.5510.466.3558.1954.9361.3714.8114.49%1.39
1979865k409k456k0.93.39%44.4110.116.2958.6955.4261.8814.7515.46%1.44
1980898k424k474k0.93.51%44.159.786.2159.1755.8862.3814.7016.48%1.50
1981930k440k491k0.93.63%43.729.456.1259.6556.3262.8714.7017.55%1.55
1982963k456k507k0.93.71%43.099.145.9960.1156.7463.3614.7219.49%1.60
1983996k473k524k0.93.78%42.298.845.8360.5457.1163.8414.7721.72%1.66
19841M491k541k0.913.81%41.318.585.6560.9257.4264.2614.8424.14%1.72
19851M510k560k0.913.80%40.228.385.4561.1757.6064.5814.9526.72%1.78
19861M530k581k0.913.72%39.078.275.2561.2357.5864.7315.1229.48%1.85
19871M551k604k0.913.59%37.928.275.0461.0657.3264.6715.3532.40%1.92
19881M573k627k0.913.39%36.838.394.8460.6556.8464.3815.6235.47%2.00
19891M595k650k0.923.15%35.838.634.6560.0256.1463.8615.9138.65%2.07
19901M615k671k0.922.89%34.938.974.4959.1955.2863.1316.2041.93%2.14
19911M635k692k0.922.64%34.129.384.3358.2354.3362.2216.4145.29%2.21
19921M653k710k0.922.40%33.359.824.1857.2253.3861.1916.6246.44%2.27
19931M671k728k0.922.17%32.6110.284.0456.2252.5060.1216.8347.29%2.33
19941M689k746k0.921.97%31.8910.733.9055.2851.7259.0417.0748.13%2.39
19951M706k763k0.931.80%31.2311.173.7754.4151.0457.9817.3448.98%2.45
19962M724k780k0.931.64%30.6511.633.6553.5750.4256.9217.5749.83%2.51
19972M743k798k0.931.49%30.1612.113.5552.7549.8255.8817.8350.68%2.57
19982M761k815k0.931.36%29.7812.623.4551.9549.2254.8818.1251.53%2.62
19992M778k832k0.941.25%29.5013.113.3751.2148.6653.9718.4152.37%2.68
20002M795k848k0.941.16%29.3013.543.3050.6348.2153.2518.7053.22%2.74
20012M811k863k0.941.11%29.1613.833.2550.2847.9752.8118.9654.06%2.79
20022M827k878k0.941.08%29.0513.953.2050.2348.0052.6819.2454.57%2.84
20032M842k893k0.941.09%28.9413.873.1650.5248.3352.9019.5055.03%2.89
20042M857k908k0.941.12%28.8013.593.1251.1549.0053.4819.7555.49%2.94
20052M875k924k0.951.19%28.6513.103.0952.1349.9854.4220.0055.94%3.00
20062M894k942k0.951.29%28.5012.443.0753.4451.2755.7120.2456.40%3.06
20072M916k960k0.951.43%28.3511.663.0554.9852.7857.2620.4957.93%3.12
20082M937k979k0.961.61%28.2110.823.0356.6854.4258.9720.7459.44%3.19
20092M956k997k0.961.82%28.089.973.0358.4556.1260.7820.9960.94%3.25
20102M972k1M0.962.05%27.939.153.0260.2157.8062.5921.2362.41%3.31
20112M983k1M0.952.31%27.758.393.0261.9159.4164.3521.4263.87%3.36
20122M992k1M0.952.57%27.527.713.0163.5160.9266.0221.5964.77%3.40
20132M999k1M0.942.82%27.237.123.0064.9862.2867.5421.7365.57%3.44
20142M1M1M0.933.05%26.876.632.9966.2763.4768.8921.8666.37%3.48
20152M1M1M0.933.22%26.446.262.9767.3464.4670.0121.9767.16%3.53
20162M1M1M0.933.32%25.946.002.9468.1865.2270.8922.1667.93%3.60
20172M1M1M0.933.36%25.405.832.9168.8165.7971.5622.3668.70%3.67
20182M1M1M0.933.17%24.775.942.8768.8165.7971.5622.5969.45%3.75
20192M1M1M0.943.15%24.215.832.8369.3066.2372.0822.8670.17%3.84
20202M1M1M0.943.13%23.655.722.8069.7966.6772.6023.0470.88%3.92

Botswana Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
20212M1M1M0.943.01%23.175.782.7669.8866.7572.7023.2471.56%3.99
20222M1M1M0.942.89%22.695.842.7269.9766.8372.8023.4772.22%4.07
20232M1M1M0.952.77%22.225.902.6870.0566.9172.9023.6572.87%4.14
20243M1M1M0.952.65%21.745.962.6470.1466.9973.0023.9373.49%4.21
20253M1M1M0.952.53%21.266.022.6070.2367.0773.1024.1574.09%4.28
20263M1M1M0.952.46%20.986.072.5770.3667.2073.2524.4374.68%4.35
20273M1M1M0.952.38%20.706.132.5470.5067.3273.4024.6775.24%4.42
20283M1M1M0.952.30%20.416.182.5270.6367.4573.5524.9775.79%4.49
20293M1M1M0.952.23%20.136.242.4970.7767.5773.7025.1976.31%4.55
20303M1M1M0.952.16%19.856.292.4670.9067.7073.8525.5176.82%4.62
20313M1M1M0.952.09%19.656.352.4371.0367.8273.9925.7877.31%4.69
20323M1M1M0.962.03%19.456.412.4171.1667.9474.1426.0477.79%4.76
20333M1M1M0.961.97%19.246.472.3871.2868.0574.2826.3278.24%4.82
20343M1M1M0.961.92%19.046.532.3671.4168.1774.4326.6378.68%4.89
20353M1M2M0.961.86%18.846.592.3371.5468.2974.5726.9179.10%4.96
20363M1M2M0.961.80%18.636.662.3171.6668.4174.7127.1579.51%5.02
20373M1M2M0.961.74%18.436.722.2971.7968.5374.8527.4679.90%5.09
20383M2M2M0.961.68%18.226.792.2671.9168.6574.9827.7680.27%5.15
20393M2M2M0.961.63%18.026.852.2472.0468.7775.1228.0480.63%5.21
20403M2M2M0.961.57%17.816.922.2272.1668.8975.2628.3180.98%5.28
20413M2M2M0.961.52%17.586.992.2072.2869.0175.3928.5981.31%5.34
20423M2M2M0.961.46%17.347.062.1872.4169.1475.5328.9181.62%5.40
20433M2M2M0.971.40%17.117.142.1772.5369.2675.6629.1981.92%5.46
20443M2M2M0.971.34%16.877.212.1572.6669.3975.8029.5282.21%5.52
20453M2M2M0.971.29%16.647.282.1372.7869.5175.9329.8382.50%5.58
20463M2M2M0.971.23%16.427.372.1272.9069.6476.0630.1282.79%5.63
20473M2M2M0.971.17%16.207.462.1073.0369.7776.1930.3883.08%5.69
20483M2M2M0.971.12%15.977.542.0973.1569.8976.3230.6983.36%5.74
20493M2M2M0.971.06%15.757.632.0773.2870.0276.4531.0283.63%5.79
20504M2M2M0.971.01%15.537.722.0673.4070.1576.5831.3283.91%5.85

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