Cape Verde Population

Population now

561,063
Male:279,456(49.88 %)
Female:281,607(50.12 %)
Births in 2019:7,291
Deaths in 2019:1,919

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:71.22 years
Female:75.35 years
Total:73.40 years
Median Age:24.28 years
Birth Rate:20.10
Death Rate:5.29
Growth Rate:2.80 %
Fertility Rate:2.23

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
  • 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
1960202k95k107k0.881.39%48.0120.126.8948.9347.6950.0819.5016.68%50.16
1961206k97k109k0.881.42%47.6519.726.9249.1247.8750.2919.1816.95%51.07
1962211k99k112k0.891.45%47.1719.256.9549.4048.1250.5818.4117.22%52.29
1963217k102k115k0.891.49%46.5918.716.9849.7748.4750.9717.3417.50%53.78
1964224k106k118k0.91.54%45.9118.096.9950.2448.9151.4516.3717.79%55.50
1965231k110k122k0.91.59%45.1717.436.9950.7749.4352.0115.7418.07%57.38
1966240k114k126k0.91.65%44.3816.766.9951.3549.9852.6115.0718.36%59.45
1967249k118k130k0.911.71%43.6016.116.9851.9350.5453.2214.7918.66%61.68
1968258k123k135k0.911.77%42.8615.506.9752.5151.1053.8214.7218.95%63.85
1969265k126k139k0.911.83%42.1914.936.9553.0851.6454.4114.6919.26%65.69
1970270k129k141k0.911.89%41.6114.416.9453.6752.2155.0214.6619.56%67.00
1971273k130k143k0.911.96%41.1513.906.9154.3352.8455.7114.7219.90%67.69
1972274k130k144k0.92.05%40.7913.386.8955.1053.5856.4914.7220.27%67.85
1973273k129k144k0.92.16%40.5312.836.8655.9754.4357.3914.7020.65%67.69
1974272k129k144k0.92.29%40.3612.266.8256.9455.3758.3814.7121.03%67.52
1975272k128k144k0.892.45%40.3111.696.7757.9556.3559.4114.7721.42%67.55
1976274k128k145k0.882.61%40.3611.176.7158.9457.3160.4114.7321.81%67.85
1977276k129k147k0.882.79%40.5010.706.6559.8458.1961.3214.7622.21%68.38
1978279k130k149k0.872.94%40.7210.336.5660.6158.9462.1014.8422.61%69.11
1979282k131k151k0.863.08%40.9910.046.4761.2359.5562.7214.9223.02%70.03
1980287k133k154k0.863.20%41.299.846.3861.7160.0263.2014.9823.52%71.08
1981292k135k157k0.863.29%41.629.716.2762.0760.3863.5615.2225.00%72.30
1982297k138k159k0.873.37%41.959.606.1762.3860.6863.8615.4426.54%73.71
1983303k141k162k0.873.44%42.259.516.0862.6660.9664.1515.6428.13%75.22
1984309k145k165k0.883.51%42.489.415.9862.9661.2664.4515.8229.79%76.72
1985315k148k167k0.883.58%42.579.295.8863.2761.5764.7615.9531.50%78.12
1986320k150k170k0.893.64%42.499.155.7863.5961.9065.0916.0133.89%79.39
1987325k153k172k0.893.69%42.208.995.6863.9262.2265.4116.0136.36%80.56
1988330k156k174k0.893.73%41.708.825.5764.2462.5465.7315.9838.90%81.74
1989335k159k177k0.93.75%41.008.635.4464.5662.8666.0515.9341.50%83.11
1990342k162k180k0.93.76%40.128.435.3164.8863.1866.3715.8744.12%84.77
1991350k167k183k0.913.75%39.078.225.1665.2063.5166.7015.8945.04%86.77
1992359k171k188k0.913.75%37.937.995.0165.5463.8467.0315.9545.97%89.04
1993369k177k192k0.923.73%36.747.764.8665.9064.2067.3916.0346.90%91.50
1994379k182k197k0.923.73%35.557.524.7066.2964.5967.7716.1347.83%94.01
1995389k187k202k0.933.73%34.387.274.5466.7265.0268.2016.2448.77%96.49
1996399k192k207k0.933.74%33.257.014.3867.2265.5268.6916.3649.70%98.88
1997408k196k212k0.933.77%32.156.744.2267.7966.0869.2616.4850.64%101.21
1998417k201k216k0.933.81%31.106.474.0768.4266.7169.8916.6151.57%103.48
1999426k205k221k0.933.86%30.116.203.9169.0967.3670.5616.7752.51%105.70
2000435k210k225k0.933.90%29.185.963.7669.7568.0171.2216.9753.44%107.88
2001444k214k229k0.943.93%28.325.753.6270.3668.6071.8417.2754.29%110.02
2002452k219k233k0.943.93%27.545.593.4870.8869.1172.3717.5955.15%112.10
2003460k224k237k0.953.89%26.825.493.3671.2969.5172.7917.9356.00%114.10
2004468k228k240k0.953.80%26.165.453.2471.5869.7873.1018.3056.85%115.96
2005475k232k242k0.963.68%25.555.463.1371.7669.9473.2918.6757.69%117.67
2006481k236k245k0.963.54%24.975.503.0271.8470.0073.4019.1258.53%119.22
2007486k240k247k0.973.39%24.435.572.9371.8770.0173.4619.6259.36%120.61
2008492k243k249k0.983.24%23.905.642.8371.8869.9973.5120.1060.19%121.92
2009497k246k251k0.983.11%23.385.692.7571.9069.9873.5620.5661.02%123.22
2010502k250k253k0.993.00%22.905.732.6771.9470.0073.6421.0061.82%124.57
2011508k253k255k0.992.90%22.455.752.5972.0270.0473.7621.3562.32%125.98
2012514k256k258k0.992.84%22.055.742.5372.1370.1273.9021.7162.82%127.44
2013520k259k261k0.992.80%21.715.712.4772.2670.2274.0722.0763.32%128.96
2014526k262k264k0.992.78%21.415.672.4272.4270.3574.2622.4263.81%130.53
2015533k265k268k0.992.77%21.145.612.3772.6070.5074.4722.7764.30%132.14
2016540k269k271k0.992.78%20.905.532.3372.8070.6874.6923.1564.78%133.79
2017546k272k274k0.992.78%20.625.452.3073.0070.8674.9123.5365.26%135.48
2018553k276k277k12.79%20.365.372.2773.2071.0475.1323.9665.73%137.12
2019560k279k281k0.992.80%20.105.292.2373.4071.2275.3524.2866.20%138.85

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
2020567k283k284k12.81%19.845.212.2073.6071.4075.5724.6866.65%140.59
2021574k287k288k12.78%19.495.162.1773.7871.5775.7625.0767.10%142.33
2022581k290k291k12.75%19.145.112.1573.9671.7375.9625.3867.55%144.06
2023588k294k294k12.71%18.805.072.1274.1371.9076.1525.7967.98%145.80
2024595k297k298k12.68%18.455.022.1074.3172.0676.3526.1968.41%147.53
2025602k301k301k12.64%18.104.972.0774.4972.2376.5426.7368.84%149.27
2026609k304k304k12.56%17.754.982.0574.6572.3976.7127.1069.25%151.00
2027615k308k308k12.49%17.414.992.0374.8272.5676.8927.4769.66%152.49
2028622k311k311k12.41%17.065.002.0174.9872.7277.0627.7070.07%154.23
2029629k314k314k12.34%16.725.011.9975.1572.8977.2428.1270.46%155.96
2030635k318k318k12.26%16.375.021.9775.3173.0577.4128.5870.85%157.45
2031641k321k321k12.16%16.085.091.9575.4773.2177.5829.0571.24%158.94
2032648k324k324k12.05%15.795.171.9475.6373.3877.7429.4671.61%160.67
2033654k327k327k11.96%15.495.241.9275.7873.5477.9129.8571.98%162.16
2034660k330k330k11.86%15.205.321.9175.9473.7178.0730.2572.35%163.65
2035665k333k333k11.77%14.915.391.8976.1073.8778.2430.5972.70%164.89
2036671k336k336k11.67%14.695.501.8876.2574.0378.4031.1673.05%166.38
2037677k338k338k11.57%14.465.621.8776.4074.1878.5531.4573.40%167.87
2038682k341k341k11.49%14.245.731.8576.5674.3478.7131.7973.74%169.10
2039687k343k344k11.39%14.015.851.8476.7174.4978.8632.2274.07%170.34
2040692k346k346k11.31%13.795.961.8376.8674.6579.0232.6574.39%171.58
2041697k348k349k11.24%13.626.081.8277.0174.8179.1732.9974.71%172.82
2042702k351k351k11.17%13.456.211.8177.1674.9779.3133.2375.03%174.06
2043706k353k354k11.10%13.276.331.8077.3075.1479.4633.5275.34%175.06
2044711k355k356k11.03%13.106.461.7977.4575.3079.6034.0575.65%176.30
2045715k357k358k10.97%12.936.581.7877.6075.4679.7534.5375.96%177.29
2046719k359k360k10.91%12.796.701.7777.7575.6379.8934.8276.27%178.28
2047723k361k362k10.85%12.646.821.7777.9075.7980.0335.0176.57%179.27
2048727k363k364k10.80%12.506.931.7678.0675.9680.1835.3976.87%180.26
2049731k365k366k10.75%12.357.051.7678.2176.1280.3235.7277.17%181.25
2050734k366k368k0.990.70%12.217.171.7578.3676.2980.4636.2577.46%182.00

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