Botswana Population

Population now

2,388,026
Male:1,180,203(49.46 %)
Female:1,206,203(50.54 %)
Births in 2019:42,421
Deaths in 2019:11,792

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:66.03 years
Female:71.03 years
Total:68.59 years
Median Age:24.57 years
Birth Rate:22.16
Death Rate:6.16
Growth Rate:2.60 %
Fertility Rate:2.60

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
  • Life expectancy
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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
  • 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
1960525k250k274k0.911.86%47.2516.516.6250.6648.7652.4316.203.06%0.87
1961537k256k282k0.911.91%47.1316.176.6351.0349.1352.7715.973.10%0.89
1962551k262k289k0.91.97%47.0015.846.6551.3849.5053.1015.653.13%0.92
1963565k268k297k0.92.02%46.8815.516.6751.7349.8553.4215.293.17%0.94
1964581k276k305k0.92.08%46.7515.196.6852.0750.2053.7514.993.32%0.97
1965597k283k314k0.92.14%46.6314.866.6952.4250.5554.0814.793.84%0.99
1966615k292k323k0.92.20%46.5214.536.7052.7950.9254.4314.694.44%1.02
1967633k301k332k0.912.27%46.4014.196.7053.1851.3254.8214.685.12%1.05
1968653k311k342k0.912.35%46.2713.836.6953.6251.7455.2614.725.91%1.09
1969674k321k352k0.912.43%46.1313.456.6754.0952.2055.7414.786.81%1.12
1970696k332k363k0.912.52%46.0013.056.6554.6152.7056.2714.847.83%1.16
1971719k344k375k0.922.63%45.8812.646.6255.1853.2556.8614.909.00%1.20
1972743k356k387k0.922.75%45.7712.216.5855.7853.8257.4914.989.70%1.24
1973769k369k399k0.932.88%45.6811.776.5556.4254.4358.1615.0610.38%1.28
1974796k384k413k0.933.02%45.5811.346.5157.0755.0458.8415.1411.11%1.33
1975826k399k427k0.933.17%45.4810.916.4757.7255.6759.5315.2111.88%1.38
1976858k415k443k0.943.32%45.3610.506.4358.3856.3060.2115.2912.71%1.43
1977892k432k460k0.943.48%45.2110.096.3959.0256.9260.8715.3613.57%1.49
1978928k450k477k0.943.63%44.999.716.3559.6357.5161.5115.4214.49%1.55
1979964k469k495k0.953.78%44.689.356.2960.2058.0762.1015.4915.46%1.61
19801M488k514k0.953.90%44.249.026.2160.7358.5962.6415.5616.48%1.67
19811M506k532k0.954.01%43.628.716.1161.2259.0763.1315.5517.55%1.73
19821M525k550k0.954.09%42.808.415.9861.6559.4963.5815.5519.49%1.79
19831M544k569k0.964.13%41.818.155.8362.0359.8563.9815.5721.72%1.85
19841M563k588k0.964.14%40.667.915.6462.3360.1464.3015.6124.14%1.92
19851M583k607k0.964.11%39.407.715.4562.5660.3364.5615.7026.72%1.98
19861M602k625k0.964.05%38.117.555.2462.6960.4164.7515.7929.48%2.04
19871M621k644k0.963.96%36.857.435.0462.7260.3864.8515.9432.40%2.11
19881M639k662k0.973.83%35.677.384.8562.6260.2164.8416.1335.47%2.17
19891M659k681k0.973.68%34.617.404.6962.3759.8764.6916.3338.65%2.23
19901M678k700k0.973.47%33.687.544.5461.9159.3264.3216.5541.93%2.30
19911M697k719k0.973.20%32.897.844.4161.1558.4963.6616.8045.29%2.36
19921M717k739k0.972.87%32.208.314.2960.0857.3762.6817.0246.44%2.42
19931M736k758k0.972.53%31.568.934.1858.7556.0161.4017.2547.29%2.49
19942M755k777k0.972.20%30.979.694.0657.2054.4759.8917.5148.13%2.55
19952M773k796k0.971.88%30.4010.543.9555.5352.8358.2117.8048.98%2.61
19962M791k813k0.971.61%29.8511.443.8453.8351.2156.4517.9949.83%2.67
19972M807k830k0.971.38%29.2912.333.7252.2149.7054.7518.2250.68%2.73
19982M823k847k0.971.19%28.7413.143.6150.8148.4253.2218.4851.53%2.78
19992M838k862k0.971.04%28.1813.823.4949.7147.4651.9918.7552.37%2.83
20002M852k876k0.970.93%27.6414.293.3949.0346.9151.1619.0553.22%2.88
20012M865k890k0.970.87%27.1314.513.2948.8446.8350.8319.3354.06%2.92
20022M878k902k0.970.84%26.6714.463.1949.1147.2050.9919.6354.57%2.96
20032M890k914k0.970.85%26.2614.183.1149.7947.9451.5819.9355.03%3.01
20042M903k927k0.970.89%25.9213.683.0450.8349.0052.5820.2255.49%3.05
20052M916k940k0.970.97%25.6613.022.9952.1750.3053.9320.5055.94%3.09
20062M930k954k0.981.08%25.4812.242.9553.7051.7455.5420.8156.40%3.14
20072M946k969k0.981.22%25.3811.442.9255.3153.2157.3121.1257.93%3.19
20082M962k984k0.981.38%25.3310.662.9056.9254.6459.1121.4259.44%3.24
20092M979k1M0.981.54%25.319.952.8958.4555.9660.8721.7260.94%3.30
20102M996k1M0.981.71%25.299.332.8859.8757.1862.5122.0162.41%3.36
20112M1M1M0.981.87%25.228.792.8861.1858.3264.0122.3063.87%3.42
20122M1M1M0.982.02%25.088.302.8662.4359.4665.3822.5764.77%3.48
20132M1M1M0.982.17%24.867.842.8463.6360.6266.6322.8365.57%3.55
20142M1M1M0.982.31%24.547.412.8164.7861.7967.7423.1066.37%3.61
20152M1M1M0.982.44%24.147.022.7765.8562.9468.7123.3767.16%3.68
20162M1M1M0.982.54%23.676.682.7366.8064.0069.5223.6367.93%3.75
20172M1M1M0.982.51%23.156.592.6967.2264.4869.8723.9368.70%3.82
20182M1M1M0.982.55%22.656.382.6467.9165.2670.4524.2269.45%3.89
20192M1M1M0.982.60%22.166.162.6068.5966.0371.0324.5770.17%3.96

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
20202M1M1M0.982.64%21.665.952.5669.2866.8071.6124.8470.88%4.02
20212M1M1M0.982.57%21.235.942.5369.5467.0471.8925.1471.56%4.09
20222M1M1M0.982.51%20.795.932.5069.7967.2972.1625.4272.22%4.16
20233M1M1M0.982.44%20.365.922.4670.0567.5372.4425.6772.87%4.22
20243M1M1M0.982.37%19.925.912.4370.3067.7872.7125.9973.49%4.29
20253M1M1M0.982.30%19.495.902.4070.5668.0272.9926.2774.09%4.35
20263M1M1M0.982.23%19.155.922.3770.7868.2373.2126.5374.68%4.42
20273M1M1M0.982.16%18.825.952.3470.9968.4473.4326.8275.24%4.48
20283M1M1M0.982.10%18.485.972.3271.2168.6673.6627.1475.79%4.54
20293M1M1M0.982.03%18.156.002.2971.4268.8773.8827.3976.31%4.60
20303M1M1M0.981.96%17.816.022.2671.6469.0874.1027.7176.82%4.66
20313M1M1M0.981.89%17.576.082.2471.8369.2874.2827.9777.31%4.72
20323M1M1M0.981.83%17.346.132.2272.0269.4874.4628.2277.79%4.78
20333M1M1M0.981.76%17.106.192.1972.2069.6774.6428.4478.24%4.84
20343M1M1M0.981.70%16.876.242.1772.3969.8774.8228.7778.68%4.90
20353M1M2M0.981.64%16.636.302.1572.5870.0775.0029.0679.10%4.96
20363M1M2M0.981.58%16.456.382.1372.7570.2675.1629.3279.51%5.01
20373M2M2M0.981.52%16.276.462.1172.9270.4575.3229.6279.90%5.07
20383M2M2M0.981.47%16.106.532.1073.1070.6375.4829.9380.27%5.12
20393M2M2M0.981.41%15.926.612.0873.2770.8275.6430.2080.63%5.17
20403M2M2M0.981.35%15.746.692.0673.4471.0175.8030.5280.98%5.23
20413M2M2M0.981.29%15.586.792.0473.6071.1975.9530.8281.31%5.28
20423M2M2M0.981.24%15.416.882.0373.7771.3776.1031.1081.62%5.33
20433M2M2M0.981.18%15.256.982.0173.9371.5576.2631.4381.92%5.38
20443M2M2M0.981.13%15.087.072.0074.1071.7376.4131.7382.21%5.43
20453M2M2M0.981.08%14.927.171.9874.2671.9176.5632.0482.50%5.48
20463M2M2M0.981.03%14.757.281.9774.4372.0976.7232.3382.79%5.52
20473M2M2M0.980.97%14.587.391.9674.6072.2876.8932.6583.08%5.57
20483M2M2M0.980.92%14.417.491.9474.7872.4677.0532.9883.36%5.61
20493M2M2M0.980.87%14.247.601.9374.9572.6577.2233.2783.63%5.66
20503M2M2M0.980.82%14.077.711.9275.1272.8377.3833.5783.91%5.70

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