Gambia Population

Population now

2,237,719
Male:1,107,860(49.49 %)
Female:1,129,860(50.51 %)
Births in 2019:54,741
Deaths in 2019:11,127

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:60.45 years
Female:63.29 years
Total:61.85 years
Median Age:16.38 years
Birth Rate:37.93
Death Rate:7.71
Growth Rate:3.92 %
Fertility Rate:5.21

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
  • Life expectancy
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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
  • Urbanization

Gambia 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
1960368k181k187k0.970.56%49.3031.515.5732.0430.8533.2919.7812.13%32.56
1961377k186k191k0.970.58%49.5331.285.6232.3231.1333.5819.4612.33%33.34
1962384k190k194k0.980.60%49.6831.005.6732.6531.4733.9219.2412.54%33.94
1963389k193k196k0.980.62%49.7630.635.7233.0531.8734.3219.1512.86%34.43
1964395k196k198k0.990.65%49.7930.195.7833.5232.3434.7919.1513.68%34.92
1965401k201k200k10.68%49.8229.665.8334.0832.9035.3519.1814.53%35.47
1966408k205k203k1.010.72%49.8529.055.8834.7133.5435.9819.1115.43%36.12
1967416k211k206k1.020.76%49.9128.385.9435.4234.2536.6919.1116.38%36.84
1968426k216k209k1.040.81%50.0027.675.9936.1835.0237.4619.1417.37%37.66
1969436k223k213k1.040.86%50.1426.936.0436.9935.8338.2819.2018.41%38.57
1970447k229k218k1.050.92%50.3126.186.0937.8236.6739.1319.2919.50%39.58
1971460k235k225k1.050.99%50.5425.436.1438.6937.5340.0018.7520.63%40.73
1972475k242k232k1.041.06%50.7824.676.1939.5638.4040.8818.3021.81%41.99
1973490k249k241k1.031.13%51.0323.936.2340.4339.2841.7718.0022.94%43.35
1974506k256k250k1.031.21%51.2523.206.2641.2940.1442.6417.8223.68%44.74
1975521k263k258k1.021.29%51.4322.486.2942.1540.9943.5017.7224.43%46.11
1976536k269k267k1.011.36%51.5321.796.3242.9941.8244.3417.4325.19%47.47
1977552k276k276k11.44%51.5421.116.3343.8342.6645.1817.1925.97%48.83
1978568k283k285k0.991.52%51.4620.446.3444.6643.4846.0217.0126.77%50.25
1979585k291k294k0.991.59%51.2819.786.3445.4844.3046.8416.9027.59%51.78
1980604k300k305k0.981.67%51.0119.136.3446.2945.1147.6616.8428.41%53.48
1981625k310k315k0.981.74%50.6718.506.3247.0945.9048.4516.4129.26%55.35
1982648k321k327k0.981.81%50.2817.896.3047.8646.6749.2316.1230.11%57.36
1983673k334k339k0.991.88%49.8717.296.2848.6047.4149.9815.9431.01%59.58
1984701k349k352k0.991.96%49.4616.736.2549.3148.1150.6915.8332.01%62.04
1985732k365k367k0.992.03%49.0716.216.2249.9648.7651.3515.7533.02%64.79
1986767k383k383k12.09%48.7015.746.1950.5449.3451.9315.7134.05%67.84
1987804k403k401k12.16%48.3615.326.1651.0449.8552.4315.7235.09%71.16
1988843k423k420k1.012.21%48.0414.956.1451.4850.2952.8615.7636.16%74.61
1989881k443k438k1.012.26%47.7414.636.1251.8550.6853.2215.8437.23%77.98
1990917k462k455k1.012.31%47.4714.346.1152.1851.0253.5415.9738.31%81.13
1991949k478k472k1.012.35%47.2214.086.0952.4851.3353.8315.8039.41%84.03
1992980k493k487k1.012.40%46.9813.836.0852.7951.6554.1315.6740.52%86.70
19931M506k502k1.012.44%46.7413.576.0753.1151.9754.4515.6041.59%89.24
19941M520k517k12.50%46.5113.306.0553.4652.3354.7915.5842.47%91.75
19951M533k533k12.55%46.2813.026.0453.8452.7155.1715.6043.36%94.36
19961M548k549k12.62%46.0612.736.0254.2553.1255.5815.5644.26%97.05
19971M563k566k0.992.69%45.8512.446.0054.6853.5555.9815.5845.16%99.84
19981M578k583k0.992.76%45.6512.155.9855.1053.9956.3815.6446.06%102.74
19991M594k601k0.992.83%45.4511.865.9755.5154.4356.7715.7246.96%105.79
20001M612k620k0.992.91%45.2411.575.9555.9254.8657.1515.8047.87%109.01
20011M631k640k0.992.99%45.0211.295.9356.3355.2857.5415.7648.78%112.43
20021M651k661k0.983.07%44.7811.015.9156.7355.6957.9315.7449.68%116.05
20031M672k682k0.983.15%44.5010.735.8857.1356.0858.3315.7450.56%119.84
20041M694k705k0.983.23%44.2010.465.8657.5356.4658.7415.7551.29%123.77
20051M716k728k0.983.31%43.8710.195.8457.9156.8259.1515.7752.02%127.81
20061M739k752k0.983.38%43.529.935.8158.2957.1659.5515.7252.75%131.95
20072M763k776k0.983.46%43.179.685.7958.6557.4959.9415.7053.48%136.20
20082M787k802k0.983.53%42.829.455.7658.9957.8060.3115.7154.21%140.58
20092M812k827k0.983.60%42.479.235.7459.3258.1060.6515.7354.94%145.09
20102M838k854k0.983.66%42.129.035.7159.6258.4060.9615.7755.66%149.75
20112M865k882k0.983.72%41.758.845.6859.9158.6761.2515.7756.38%154.55
20122M892k910k0.983.77%41.358.675.6460.1958.9461.5315.8057.11%159.48
20132M921k939k0.983.81%40.938.515.6060.4559.1961.8015.8557.82%164.54
20142M949k968k0.983.85%40.478.355.5460.7159.4362.0615.9158.53%169.72
20152M979k999k0.983.88%39.998.205.4960.9559.6662.3316.0059.23%175.01
20162M1M1M0.983.90%39.488.065.4361.1959.8762.5816.0659.92%180.40
20172M1M1M0.983.89%38.967.965.3561.4060.0662.8116.1460.60%185.89
20182M1M1M0.983.91%38.457.835.2861.6360.2563.0516.2761.27%191.50
20192M1M1M0.983.92%37.937.715.2161.8560.4563.2916.3861.93%197.17

Gambia 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
20202M1M1M0.983.93%37.427.595.1462.0860.6563.5316.4962.58%202.92
20212M1M1M0.983.92%36.937.505.0662.2760.8263.7416.6263.22%208.85
20222M1M1M0.983.92%36.447.414.9962.4761.0063.9516.7763.85%214.78
20232M1M1M0.983.91%35.967.334.9162.6661.1764.1716.8664.47%220.88
20243M1M1M0.983.90%35.477.244.8462.8661.3564.3817.0465.08%226.99
20253M1M1M0.983.89%34.987.154.7663.0561.5264.5917.2265.68%233.27
20263M1M1M0.983.87%34.527.094.6863.2361.6764.7817.3566.26%239.56
20273M1M1M0.983.84%34.067.034.6063.4061.8264.9717.5266.84%245.93
20283M1M1M0.983.82%33.596.974.5263.5861.9865.1717.6867.40%252.39
20293M1M1M0.983.79%33.136.914.4463.7562.1365.3617.8867.95%258.94
20303M1M2M0.983.77%32.676.854.3663.9362.2865.5518.0968.49%265.58
20313M2M2M0.983.73%32.236.824.2864.0962.4265.7318.2269.02%272.21
20323M2M2M0.983.69%31.786.784.2064.2562.5565.9118.4369.54%278.94
20333M2M2M0.983.64%31.346.754.1364.4062.6966.0818.6070.04%285.75
20343M2M2M0.983.60%30.896.714.0564.5662.8266.2618.8170.54%292.57
20353M2M2M0.983.56%30.456.683.9764.7262.9666.4419.0271.02%299.38
20363M2M2M0.983.51%30.016.663.9064.8763.0966.6119.2471.48%306.37
20374M2M2M0.983.45%29.566.643.8365.0163.2166.7719.4571.94%313.27
20384M2M2M0.983.39%29.126.633.7565.1663.3466.9419.6772.38%320.27
20394M2M2M0.983.34%28.676.613.6865.3063.4667.1019.9372.81%327.26
20404M2M2M0.983.28%28.236.593.6165.4563.5967.2720.1873.23%334.25
20414M2M2M0.983.22%27.806.593.5465.5863.7067.4220.3773.65%341.24
20424M2M2M0.983.15%27.366.593.4865.7163.8267.5820.6074.06%348.32
20434M2M2M0.983.09%26.936.583.4165.8563.9367.7320.8474.47%355.31
20444M2M2M0.983.03%26.496.583.3565.9864.0567.8921.0874.88%362.30
20454M2M2M0.982.96%26.066.583.2866.1164.1668.0421.3575.28%369.29
20464M2M2M0.982.89%25.666.593.2266.2364.2668.1821.5475.68%376.19
20474M2M2M0.982.82%25.276.613.1766.3664.3768.3321.8076.08%383.10
20484M2M2M0.982.76%24.876.623.1166.4864.4768.4722.0576.46%390.00
20494M2M2M0.982.69%24.486.643.0666.6164.5868.6222.3176.85%396.90
20505M2M2M0.982.62%24.086.653.0066.7364.6868.7622.5677.23%403.72

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