Namibia Population

Population now

2,546,592
  • World: 137th
  • Africa: 39th
Male:1,234,784(48.47 %)
Female:1,311,808(51.53 %)
Births in 2020:78,742
Deaths in 2020:22,006

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:61.02 years
Female:66.85 years
Total:64.05 years
Median Age:20.83 years
Birth Rate:27.66
Death Rate:7.73
Growth Rate:2.58 %
Fertility Rate:3.29

Population Data Graphs

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

Namibia 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
1960634k312k322k0.971.23%42.1718.936.1546.4844.2148.8218.5317.91%0.77
1961649k319k330k0.971.29%42.0618.366.1747.2344.9849.5418.3818.33%0.79
1962665k327k338k0.971.35%41.9517.826.1847.9645.7450.2318.2418.75%0.81
1963682k335k347k0.971.42%41.8517.306.2048.6646.4750.8918.1019.17%0.83
1964699k343k356k0.961.49%41.7816.816.2249.3347.1751.5317.9919.60%0.85
1965717k352k365k0.961.55%41.7716.356.2449.9647.8352.1317.8920.04%0.87
1966735k361k374k0.961.63%41.8515.936.2750.5548.4452.7117.7420.48%0.89
1967754k370k384k0.961.70%42.0315.556.3151.1249.0053.2817.6320.93%0.91
1968773k379k394k0.961.79%42.3115.196.3551.6549.5153.8317.5321.39%0.94
1969795k390k405k0.961.87%42.6714.866.4152.1649.9854.3917.4421.85%0.96
1970817k401k416k0.961.96%43.0414.546.4752.6750.4354.9617.3522.29%0.99
1971842k413k429k0.962.05%43.3914.216.5253.1850.8755.5617.2322.56%1.02
1972869k426k442k0.962.14%43.6413.886.5653.7151.3156.1817.0922.83%1.05
1973896k440k456k0.962.24%43.7513.526.5954.2651.7856.8216.9523.10%1.09
1974923k453k470k0.962.32%43.7313.166.5954.8252.2557.4616.8323.37%1.12
1975948k464k484k0.962.41%43.5612.796.5855.3752.7258.1016.7423.65%1.15
1976971k475k497k0.962.48%43.2712.436.5555.8853.1658.6916.4723.93%1.18
1977993k484k509k0.952.54%42.9212.116.5156.3453.5359.2216.2424.21%1.20
19781M492k522k0.942.60%42.5411.826.4756.7353.8559.6916.0424.49%1.23
19791M501k534k0.942.65%42.1611.566.4357.0754.1160.0915.8624.78%1.25
19801M511k547k0.932.69%41.8011.336.3757.3754.3560.4415.6925.07%1.28
19811M521k560k0.932.73%41.4511.106.3157.6954.6260.7915.6125.36%1.31
19821M531k574k0.932.79%41.1110.856.2358.0554.9561.1615.5425.61%1.34
19831M543k589k0.922.85%40.7610.586.1458.4655.3561.5715.4825.86%1.37
19841M557k605k0.922.93%40.4110.276.0358.9355.8262.0115.4526.11%1.41
19851M574k624k0.923.03%40.059.945.9059.4556.3562.4915.4426.37%1.45
19861M595k645k0.923.13%39.669.605.7760.0156.9363.0015.6226.62%1.50
19871M618k669k0.923.24%39.259.265.6360.5657.5063.5115.8226.88%1.56
19881M642k694k0.933.34%38.808.955.4961.0458.0163.9616.0227.14%1.62
19891M667k719k0.933.40%38.328.715.3561.4258.4064.3216.2327.40%1.68
19901M690k743k0.933.42%37.808.555.2261.6158.6064.5016.4527.66%1.74
19911M711k765k0.933.38%37.248.515.0961.5358.5364.4116.5327.92%1.79
19922M731k786k0.933.26%36.668.604.9661.1758.1864.0316.6228.34%1.84
19932M750k805k0.933.09%36.068.824.8360.5257.5663.3616.7428.82%1.88
19942M768k824k0.932.87%35.439.164.7059.6156.7062.4216.8729.32%1.93
19952M785k843k0.932.62%34.779.614.5758.4855.6361.2317.0029.81%1.97
19962M802k861k0.932.35%34.0610.184.4457.1854.4259.8617.0730.32%2.02
19972M819k879k0.932.08%33.2810.814.3055.8153.1558.3817.1530.82%2.06
19982M835k896k0.931.83%32.4711.464.1654.4651.9356.9217.2531.34%2.10
19992M851k913k0.931.61%31.6412.104.0153.2350.8255.5617.3731.85%2.14
20002M865k929k0.931.43%30.8712.693.8852.1949.9254.3717.5232.37%2.17
20012M879k944k0.931.29%30.2113.183.7651.4049.2853.4317.7032.90%2.21
20022M893k959k0.931.19%29.7113.573.6750.8648.9052.7317.9033.77%2.24
20032M906k973k0.931.13%29.4013.833.6050.5948.7752.3018.1134.71%2.28
20042M920k988k0.931.10%29.2713.943.5750.6048.9152.1718.3135.67%2.31
20052M935k1M0.931.11%29.3213.893.5550.9349.3352.4118.5036.63%2.35
20062M951k1M0.931.16%29.5113.653.5651.6150.0453.0518.7437.61%2.39
20072M969k1M0.931.25%29.7713.233.5852.5950.9854.0618.9338.60%2.43
20082M987k1M0.931.37%30.0412.693.6053.8252.1055.3919.1139.60%2.48
20092M1M1M0.931.51%30.2812.043.6255.2153.3356.9419.3040.60%2.52
20102M1M1M0.941.69%30.4511.343.6356.6754.5958.6019.5041.62%2.57
20112M1M1M0.941.87%30.5210.653.6358.0955.7960.2419.6042.64%2.61
20122M1M1M0.942.05%30.5010.013.6259.3956.8861.7519.7343.69%2.66
20132M1M1M0.942.21%30.399.463.6060.5157.8263.0519.8744.76%2.71
20142M1M1M0.942.35%30.199.013.5861.4358.6064.0920.0045.83%2.75
20152M1M1M0.942.45%29.908.673.5462.1259.2064.8720.1146.90%2.80
20162M1M1M0.942.51%29.538.423.5062.6359.6565.4120.2747.96%2.86
20172M1M1M0.942.54%29.118.233.4563.0260.0265.8220.4249.01%2.91
20182M1M1M0.942.55%28.648.063.4063.3760.3666.1820.5750.03%2.97
20192M1M1M0.942.55%28.648.063.4063.3760.3666.1820.7151.04%3.02
20203M1M1M0.942.58%27.667.733.2964.0561.0266.8520.8352.03%3.08

Namibia 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
20213M1M1M0.942.58%27.197.603.2464.3761.3467.1820.9753.01%3.13
20223M1M1M0.942.58%26.737.463.2064.7061.6667.5121.0753.96%3.19
20233M1M1M0.942.58%26.267.333.1565.0261.9767.8421.2154.89%3.25
20243M1M1M0.942.59%25.807.193.1165.3562.2968.1721.3255.80%3.30
20253M1M1M0.942.59%25.337.063.0665.6762.6168.5021.4856.68%3.36
20263M1M1M0.942.57%24.997.003.0265.9562.8868.7821.6357.54%3.42
20273M1M1M0.942.56%24.646.932.9966.2263.1569.0721.7858.38%3.47
20283M1M2M0.942.54%24.306.872.9566.5063.4169.3521.9559.20%3.53
20293M1M2M0.942.52%23.956.802.9266.7763.6869.6422.0959.99%3.59
20303M1M2M0.942.50%23.616.742.8867.0563.9569.9222.2960.76%3.65
20313M1M2M0.942.48%23.376.722.8567.2864.1770.1622.4861.51%3.71
20323M2M2M0.942.45%23.126.712.8267.5164.3970.4122.6662.23%3.76
20333M2M2M0.952.42%22.886.692.7967.7464.6270.6522.9062.92%3.82
20343M2M2M0.952.39%22.636.682.7667.9764.8470.9023.1163.59%3.88
20353M2M2M0.952.36%22.396.662.7368.2065.0671.1423.3764.23%3.94
20363M2M2M0.952.33%22.186.672.7068.4065.2571.3623.5864.85%4.00
20373M2M2M0.952.29%21.986.692.6868.6065.4471.5723.8465.45%4.06
20383M2M2M0.952.25%21.776.702.6568.7965.6371.7924.0966.02%4.12
20393M2M2M0.952.21%21.576.722.6368.9965.8272.0024.3766.56%4.18
20403M2M2M0.952.17%21.366.732.6069.1966.0172.2224.6567.08%4.24
20414M2M2M0.952.13%21.166.762.5869.3766.1872.4124.8967.57%4.30
20424M2M2M0.952.09%20.956.792.5669.5566.3572.6025.1568.05%4.36
20434M2M2M0.952.04%20.756.832.5369.7266.5372.8025.4268.54%4.41
20444M2M2M0.951.99%20.546.862.5169.9066.7072.9925.6669.02%4.47
20454M2M2M0.951.95%20.346.892.4970.0866.8773.1825.9669.49%4.53
20464M2M2M0.951.90%20.116.932.4770.2467.0373.3626.1969.96%4.59
20474M2M2M0.951.85%19.886.982.4570.4167.1873.5326.4270.43%4.65
20484M2M2M0.951.80%19.667.022.4270.5767.3473.7126.6570.89%4.71
20494M2M2M0.951.75%19.437.072.4070.7467.4973.8826.8771.35%4.77
20504M2M2M0.951.70%19.207.112.3870.9067.6574.0627.1471.81%4.82

Highest City Populations in Namibia

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1Windhoek432,685268,132

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