Liberia Population

Population now

5,072,506
  • World: 119th
  • Africa: 36th
Male:2,550,442(50.27 %)
Female:2,522,064(49.73 %)
Births in 2020:183,360
Deaths in 2020:41,137

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:63.02 years
Female:65.83 years
Total:64.42 years
Median Age:18.41 years
Birth Rate:32.36
Death Rate:7.26
Growth Rate:3.46 %
Fertility Rate:4.18

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
  • Life expectancy
  • Median Age
  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

Liberia 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
19601M566k553k1.020.66%48.7629.446.4134.2631.7437.1718.3018.63%10.04
19611M577k566k1.020.67%48.8129.216.4334.5632.0837.4018.2619.29%10.26
19621M588k579k1.020.69%48.8228.906.4534.9132.4937.6718.2219.97%10.48
19631M599k592k1.010.71%48.7928.536.4835.3232.9638.0018.1720.66%10.70
19641M611k606k1.010.73%48.7328.096.5035.8033.5038.3818.1221.38%10.94
19651M624k621k1.010.76%48.6727.596.5236.3234.1038.8218.0622.11%11.18
19661M638k636k10.80%48.6027.066.5536.9034.7339.3017.8422.86%11.43
19671M652k651k10.83%48.5626.516.5837.4935.3939.8117.6523.62%11.70
19681M666k668k10.87%48.5425.956.6238.1036.0640.3517.5024.41%11.98
19691M682k684k10.91%48.5425.416.6638.7136.7240.9017.3925.21%12.27
19701M699k702k0.990.95%48.5724.876.7039.3437.3841.4717.3026.03%12.58
19711M716k721k0.991.00%48.6224.336.7439.9838.0642.0717.1526.86%12.90
19721M734k740k0.991.05%48.6723.796.7840.6538.7542.7017.0327.71%13.24
19732M754k761k0.991.10%48.7223.246.8241.3539.4743.3716.9528.58%13.60
19742M774k782k0.991.15%48.7522.696.8542.0640.2144.0616.9029.47%13.97
19752M796k805k0.991.20%48.7622.136.8842.7940.9544.7616.8530.38%14.37
19762M818k828k0.991.26%48.7721.596.9143.5141.6945.4616.7331.31%14.78
19772M841k851k0.991.32%48.7621.066.9344.2342.4246.1516.6632.25%15.19
19782M865k876k0.991.37%48.7420.566.9544.9043.1246.8016.6133.21%15.63
19792M892k903k0.991.42%48.7120.116.9645.5243.7547.4016.5734.18%16.11
19802M921k932k0.991.47%48.6519.736.9746.0544.3047.9116.5335.17%16.64
19812M953k965k0.991.50%48.5619.426.9746.4744.7348.3116.4336.16%17.23
19822M989k1M0.991.52%48.4119.206.9646.7845.0548.6016.3437.17%17.86
19832M1M1M0.991.53%48.2219.066.9546.9645.2448.7816.2638.19%18.47
19842M1M1M0.991.52%47.9719.006.9247.0445.3148.8516.2439.83%18.96
19852M1M1M0.991.51%47.6619.016.8847.0045.2848.8116.2942.37%19.27
19862M1M1M0.991.48%47.2819.086.8246.8645.1348.6716.2344.96%19.38
19872M1M1M0.991.44%46.8419.196.7546.6544.9148.4616.2247.57%19.33
19882M1M1M0.991.40%46.3619.306.6746.4044.6548.2216.2650.20%19.16
19892M1M1M0.991.36%45.8519.396.5946.1744.4347.9916.3452.81%18.91
19902M1M1M0.991.34%45.3619.406.5046.0544.3147.8516.4455.42%18.64
19912M1M1M0.991.33%44.9319.306.4246.1044.3947.8716.5158.00%18.32
19922M995k1M0.991.34%44.5819.076.3446.3644.6948.0816.6555.02%17.97
19932M983k994k0.991.37%44.3118.716.2746.8345.2348.4816.8152.01%17.75
19942M988k999k0.991.42%44.1218.236.2147.5145.9949.0716.9548.98%17.84
19952M1M1M0.991.49%43.9817.666.1648.3146.8949.7816.9845.96%18.36
19962M1M1M0.991.57%43.8717.056.1149.1647.8350.5217.0542.96%19.40
19972M1M1M0.991.66%43.7416.456.0649.9648.7351.2217.1143.30%20.89
19983M1M1M0.991.74%43.5415.916.0050.6649.5051.8217.1543.65%22.60
19993M1M1M0.991.81%43.2715.425.9451.2350.1552.3317.2243.99%24.24
20003M1M1M0.991.87%42.9114.975.8751.7350.6852.7917.3544.33%25.58
20013M1M1M11.92%42.4714.535.7952.2451.1853.2917.3244.67%26.52
20023M2M2M11.99%41.9614.055.7052.8351.7353.9217.3345.02%27.16
20033M2M2M12.07%41.4113.515.6153.5552.3954.7317.3745.36%27.63
20043M2M2M12.16%40.8212.915.5254.4253.1655.7017.4145.71%28.16
20053M2M2M12.27%40.2112.285.4355.3954.0256.7917.4346.05%28.90
20063M2M2M12.40%39.5911.645.3456.4054.9357.9017.4346.40%29.89
20073M2M2M12.53%38.9511.045.2557.3755.8158.9617.4346.74%31.08
20084M2M2M12.65%38.3110.505.1558.2356.6259.8817.4447.09%32.40
20094M2M2M12.75%37.6710.045.0658.9757.3460.6417.4547.45%33.71
20104M2M2M12.84%37.059.664.9759.6057.9861.2617.4947.81%34.94
20114M2M2M12.90%36.459.344.8860.1558.5661.7617.5148.19%36.07
20124M2M2M12.96%35.879.054.7960.6659.1362.2217.5448.58%37.13
20134M2M2M1.013.03%35.328.764.7161.1959.7062.6917.5948.99%38.15
20144M2M2M1.013.10%34.798.494.6261.7260.2863.1817.6649.40%39.14
20154M2M2M1.013.18%34.308.214.5462.2760.8663.6917.7649.82%40.16
20165M2M2M1.013.25%33.847.964.4662.8061.4164.2017.8650.25%41.19
20175M2M2M1.013.32%33.437.734.3963.3061.9164.6817.9750.70%42.22
20185M2M2M1.013.38%33.047.544.3263.7362.3565.1118.1151.15%43.27
20195M2M2M1.013.38%33.047.544.3263.7362.3565.1118.2551.62%44.33
20205M3M3M1.013.46%32.367.264.1864.4263.0265.8318.4152.09%45.42

Liberia 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
20215M3M3M1.013.46%32.057.184.1264.6763.2566.1018.5652.57%46.51
20225M3M3M1.013.47%31.747.104.0664.9163.4766.3718.7153.07%47.63
20235M3M3M1.013.49%31.447.014.0165.1663.7066.6418.8953.57%48.77
20246M3M3M1.013.49%31.136.933.9565.4063.9266.9119.0554.08%49.93
20256M3M3M1.013.50%30.826.853.8965.6564.1567.1819.2754.60%51.11
20266M3M3M1.013.50%30.506.783.8465.8864.3667.4319.4555.12%52.30
20276M3M3M1.023.49%30.186.723.7966.1164.5767.6819.6455.66%53.51
20286M3M3M1.023.49%29.856.653.7366.3564.7967.9319.8456.20%54.73
20296M3M3M1.023.48%29.536.593.6866.5865.0068.1820.0456.75%55.97
20306M3M3M1.023.48%29.216.523.6366.8165.2168.4320.2357.30%57.21
20317M3M3M1.023.46%28.886.483.5867.0165.3968.6520.4257.86%58.47
20327M3M3M1.023.43%28.566.443.5467.2165.5868.8720.6158.42%59.75
20337M3M3M1.023.40%28.236.413.4967.4165.7669.1020.7858.99%61.03
20347M4M3M1.023.38%27.916.373.4567.6165.9569.3220.9859.56%62.32
20357M4M4M1.023.36%27.586.333.4067.8166.1369.5421.1560.12%63.63
20367M4M4M1.023.32%27.276.313.3667.9966.2969.7421.3260.69%64.94
20377M4M4M1.023.28%26.956.303.3268.1766.4569.9421.5061.25%66.26
20388M4M4M1.023.24%26.646.283.2968.3466.6270.1321.6861.81%67.59
20398M4M4M1.023.20%26.326.273.2568.5266.7870.3321.8562.36%68.92
20408M4M4M1.023.16%26.016.253.2168.7066.9470.5322.0462.91%70.26
20418M4M4M1.023.11%25.716.253.1868.8667.0870.7122.2163.46%71.61
20428M4M4M1.023.07%25.416.253.1569.0267.2270.8922.4064.01%72.96
20438M4M4M1.023.01%25.126.263.1169.1867.3771.0822.5864.55%74.32
20448M4M4M1.022.96%24.826.263.0869.3467.5171.2622.7465.09%75.68
20459M4M4M1.022.92%24.526.263.0569.5067.6571.4422.9365.62%77.04
20469M4M4M1.022.86%24.256.283.0269.6467.7871.6123.1166.15%78.41
20479M4M4M1.022.81%23.976.292.9969.7967.9071.7723.2966.68%79.77
20489M5M4M1.022.76%23.706.312.9669.9368.0371.9423.4967.20%81.13
20499M5M5M1.022.71%23.426.322.9370.0868.1572.1023.6967.72%82.50
20509M5M5M1.022.65%23.156.342.9070.2268.2872.2723.8768.23%83.86

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1Monrovia1,523,013939,524

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