Cape Verde Population

Population now

555,512
Male:278,756(50.20 %)
Female:276,756(49.80 %)
Births in 2020:4,310
Deaths in 2020:1,281

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:69.72 years
Female:76.38 years
Total:73.17 years
Median Age:26.60 years
Birth Rate:18.64
Death Rate:5.54
Growth Rate:2.36 %
Fertility Rate:2.21

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

Cape Verde 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
1960202k95k107k0.881.35%47.9920.406.8948.4647.2449.6019.5316.68%50.03
1961205k96k109k0.881.38%47.6220.016.9248.6647.4249.8119.2216.95%50.91
1962210k99k111k0.891.41%47.1419.556.9548.9447.6850.1118.4617.22%52.11
1963216k102k114k0.891.45%46.5619.006.9849.3248.0450.5117.3717.50%53.58
1964223k105k118k0.91.50%45.8818.386.9949.8048.4951.0116.3917.79%55.28
1965230k109k121k0.91.55%45.1417.726.9950.3549.0151.5815.7618.07%57.13
1966239k113k125k0.91.60%44.3517.046.9950.9349.5752.1915.0718.36%59.18
1967248k118k130k0.911.66%43.5716.396.9851.5350.1552.8214.7918.66%61.38
1968256k122k134k0.911.72%42.8315.776.9752.1250.7153.4314.7218.95%63.52
1969263k126k138k0.911.77%42.1615.206.9552.7051.2654.0314.6919.26%65.32
1970269k128k141k0.911.83%41.5814.676.9453.3051.8354.6614.6619.56%66.61
1971271k129k142k0.911.91%41.1214.156.9153.9752.4755.3614.7219.90%67.27
1972272k129k143k0.91.99%40.7613.626.8954.7553.2256.1614.7120.27%67.40
1973271k128k143k0.92.10%40.5113.066.8655.6354.0757.0714.6820.65%67.21
1974270k128k143k0.892.23%40.3512.496.8256.6155.0258.0814.6921.03%67.00
1975270k127k143k0.892.38%40.2911.916.7757.6356.0059.1214.7521.42%67.01
1976271k127k144k0.882.55%40.3511.376.7158.6356.9760.1414.7121.81%67.28
1977273k128k146k0.872.72%40.5110.906.6559.5457.8561.0614.7422.21%67.77
1978276k128k148k0.872.88%40.7410.516.5660.3158.6061.8514.8222.61%68.48
1979280k130k150k0.863.02%41.0210.216.4760.9459.2162.4814.8923.02%69.36
1980284k131k153k0.863.13%41.3310.006.3861.4359.6862.9714.9523.52%70.38
1981289k134k155k0.863.23%41.669.856.2761.7960.0463.3415.1925.00%71.58
1982294k136k158k0.863.31%41.999.746.1762.1060.3463.6415.4226.54%72.96
1983300k140k161k0.873.39%42.289.636.0762.3960.6363.9415.6228.13%74.44
1984306k143k163k0.883.46%42.509.525.9762.6960.9264.2415.7929.79%75.91
1985312k146k166k0.883.54%42.629.395.8863.0061.2464.5615.9231.50%77.28
1986317k149k168k0.883.61%42.599.235.7863.3461.5864.8915.9833.89%78.51
1987321k151k170k0.893.68%42.429.065.7063.6861.9365.2315.9936.36%79.63
1988326k154k172k0.893.74%42.088.885.6064.0262.2865.5615.9638.90%80.77
1989331k157k175k0.93.78%41.568.695.5064.3562.6265.8815.9141.50%82.12
1990338k160k178k0.93.81%40.838.485.3964.6862.9466.2115.8344.12%83.80
1991346k165k182k0.913.82%39.858.275.2664.9963.2466.5415.8445.04%85.85
1992356k170k186k0.913.80%38.648.055.1065.3063.5066.8815.8645.97%88.21
1993366k175k191k0.923.76%37.257.824.9265.6063.7267.2515.9146.90%90.76
1994376k180k196k0.923.70%35.727.604.7265.9063.9167.6415.9847.83%93.33
1995386k185k201k0.923.63%34.137.374.5166.2264.1068.0916.1048.77%95.78
1996396k190k205k0.933.56%32.567.144.2966.6064.2968.6316.2049.70%98.07
1997404k194k210k0.933.50%31.086.914.0767.0364.5169.2416.3650.64%100.24
1998413k198k214k0.933.45%29.746.683.8867.5164.7669.9416.5551.57%102.28
1999420k202k218k0.933.43%28.586.453.7068.0465.0570.6816.7652.51%104.25
2000428k206k222k0.933.42%27.616.253.5468.5865.3571.4416.9853.44%106.17
2001436k210k226k0.933.40%26.806.093.4069.1065.6572.1517.3554.29%108.04
2002443k214k229k0.933.37%26.105.973.2769.5665.9272.7817.6855.15%109.83
2003450k217k232k0.943.32%25.465.893.1569.9366.1473.3018.0356.00%111.56
2004457k221k235k0.943.24%24.875.863.0470.2266.3373.7018.3956.85%113.22
2005463k225k238k0.953.15%24.315.862.9370.4266.4773.9718.7957.69%114.81
2006469k229k240k0.963.04%23.815.892.8470.5766.6074.1419.3358.53%116.33
2007475k234k241k0.972.94%23.375.932.7670.6866.7374.2619.9259.36%117.79
2008481k238k243k0.982.85%23.005.972.6970.7966.8874.3620.5060.19%119.23
2009487k242k245k0.992.78%22.676.002.6370.9167.0674.4721.0661.02%120.67
2010493k246k247k12.72%22.376.012.5871.0667.2774.5921.5861.82%122.16
2011499k250k249k12.69%22.085.992.5471.2467.5174.7322.1062.32%123.69
2012505k253k252k12.66%21.795.962.5071.4567.7774.8922.6062.82%125.28
2013512k257k255k1.012.63%21.485.922.4671.6668.0575.0623.0863.32%126.89
2014518k260k258k1.012.60%21.135.872.4371.8968.3275.2423.5763.81%128.51
2015525k263k262k1.012.57%20.755.812.3972.1268.5975.4224.0764.30%130.11
2016531k266k265k1.012.55%20.355.742.3572.3568.8575.6224.5764.78%131.70
2017537k270k268k1.012.51%19.925.682.3172.5769.0975.8125.0865.26%133.27
2018544k273k271k1.012.45%19.485.652.2872.7569.2776.0025.6065.73%134.83
2019550k276k274k1.012.41%19.065.592.2572.9669.4976.1926.0866.20%136.37
2020556k279k277k1.012.36%18.645.542.2173.1769.7276.3826.6066.65%137.86

Cape Verde 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
2021562k282k280k1.012.30%18.235.532.1973.3469.9076.5627.2467.10%139.35
2022568k285k283k1.012.24%17.835.512.1673.5170.0876.7427.6767.55%140.84
2023573k288k286k1.012.17%17.425.502.1473.6770.2576.9128.1067.98%142.08
2024579k291k288k1.012.11%17.025.482.1173.8470.4377.0928.6268.41%143.57
2025584k293k291k1.012.04%16.615.472.0974.0170.6177.2729.1968.84%144.81
2026590k296k294k1.011.96%16.295.512.0774.1770.7977.4329.6769.25%146.29
2027595k298k297k11.88%15.965.552.0574.3370.9777.5930.0569.66%147.53
2028600k301k299k1.011.79%15.645.602.0374.5071.1577.7630.4670.07%148.77
2029605k303k302k11.71%15.315.642.0174.6671.3377.9230.9070.46%150.01
2030610k306k304k1.011.64%14.995.681.9974.8271.5178.0831.2270.85%151.25
2031615k308k307k11.55%14.775.791.9774.9871.6978.2331.3971.24%152.49
2032620k310k309k11.47%14.555.891.9675.1471.8778.3932.1471.61%153.73
2033624k312k312k11.39%14.326.001.9475.2972.0478.5432.4171.98%154.72
2034629k315k314k11.31%14.106.101.9375.4572.2278.7032.5872.35%155.96
2035633k317k316k11.24%13.886.211.9175.6172.4078.8533.0372.70%156.96
2036637k318k319k11.16%13.716.361.9075.7772.5879.0033.6073.05%157.95
2037641k320k321k11.08%13.546.501.8975.9272.7679.1433.7273.40%158.94
2038645k322k323k11.01%13.386.651.8776.0872.9579.2934.1773.74%159.93
2039649k324k325k10.95%13.216.791.8676.2373.1379.4334.5174.07%160.92
2040652k325k327k0.990.88%13.046.941.8576.3973.3179.5834.8074.39%161.67
2041656k327k329k0.990.82%12.897.101.8476.5473.4979.7235.1474.71%162.66
2042659k328k331k0.990.76%12.757.261.8376.7073.6779.8535.4275.03%163.40
2043662k330k332k0.990.70%12.607.421.8276.8573.8579.9935.7075.34%164.15
2044665k331k334k0.990.64%12.467.581.8177.0174.0380.1236.1075.65%164.89
2045668k332k336k0.990.59%12.317.741.8077.1674.2180.2636.2775.96%165.63
2046671k333k337k0.990.54%12.177.901.7977.3274.3980.3936.9076.27%166.38
2047673k334k339k0.990.49%12.048.061.7877.4874.5780.5336.9976.57%166.87
2048675k335k340k0.990.45%11.908.211.7877.6374.7580.6637.2176.87%167.37
2049677k336k341k0.990.41%11.778.371.7777.7974.9380.8037.6777.17%167.87
2050679k337k343k0.980.36%11.638.531.7677.9575.1180.9337.8077.46%168.36

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