Namibia Population

Population now

2,663,402
Male:1,296,701(48.69 %)
Female:1,367,097(51.31 %)
Births in 2019:65,460
Deaths in 2019:16,383

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:62.43 years
Female:68.16 years
Total:65.38 years
Median Age:20.79 years
Birth Rate:27.77
Death Rate:6.95
Growth Rate:3.00 %
Fertility Rate:3.25

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
  • Life expectancy
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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
  • 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
1960603k297k305k0.971.29%42.4518.576.1546.9144.7649.1118.3417.91%0.73
1961617k305k313k0.971.34%42.3618.086.1747.5445.4049.7218.2018.33%0.75
1962633k312k320k0.971.40%42.2917.616.1848.1546.0350.3018.0818.75%0.77
1963649k320k329k0.971.46%42.2317.176.2048.7446.6650.8617.9719.17%0.79
1964665k328k337k0.971.52%42.1916.746.2249.3247.2651.4017.8819.60%0.81
1965683k337k346k0.971.58%42.2116.346.2449.8847.8551.9317.8020.04%0.83
1966700k346k355k0.971.65%42.2915.976.2650.4148.3952.4517.6920.48%0.85
1967719k355k364k0.981.72%42.4715.636.3050.9248.8952.9717.6020.93%0.87
1968738k364k374k0.981.79%42.7215.316.3551.4049.3453.4917.5221.39%0.89
1969758k374k384k0.981.86%43.0315.026.4051.8749.7554.0217.4521.85%0.92
1970780k385k395k0.981.94%43.3714.736.4652.3450.1554.5717.3822.29%0.95
1971804k397k407k0.982.03%43.7214.426.5252.8350.5755.1517.2622.56%0.97
1972829k410k419k0.982.12%44.0214.106.5753.3551.0255.7617.1422.83%1.00
1973855k423k432k0.982.22%44.2413.766.6153.9151.5256.3917.0223.10%1.04
1974881k435k446k0.982.31%44.3613.396.6454.5052.0657.0316.9023.37%1.07
1975905k447k458k0.972.41%44.3613.016.6555.1052.6257.6716.8123.65%1.10
1976928k457k471k0.972.50%44.2212.636.6555.6853.1758.2716.5323.93%1.12
1977949k466k483k0.972.58%43.9612.276.6256.2253.6858.8416.2724.21%1.15
1978970k475k495k0.962.65%43.6011.946.5856.7154.1359.3516.0324.49%1.18
1979991k484k507k0.952.71%43.1711.646.5257.1454.5259.8015.8124.78%1.20
19801M493k520k0.952.76%42.6911.366.4557.5254.8660.2215.6225.07%1.23
19811M503k532k0.952.80%42.1711.106.3657.8955.1960.6215.5125.36%1.25
19821M512k544k0.942.84%41.6610.846.2658.2855.5461.0215.4425.61%1.28
19831M524k557k0.942.90%41.1510.566.1558.6955.9261.4415.4025.86%1.31
19841M538k573k0.942.96%40.6810.286.0259.1256.3461.8915.3826.11%1.35
19851M556k592k0.943.02%40.2410.005.8959.5856.7862.3615.3726.37%1.39
19861M578k615k0.943.11%39.839.705.7660.0657.2462.8515.6626.62%1.45
19871M604k642k0.943.19%39.449.425.6360.5357.6863.3515.9526.88%1.51
19881M633k670k0.943.27%39.049.155.4960.9658.0663.8116.2227.14%1.58
19891M661k699k0.953.33%38.638.935.3661.3158.3764.2116.5127.40%1.65
19901M689k726k0.953.36%38.188.755.2361.5458.5564.5116.8027.66%1.71
19911M714k752k0.953.35%37.678.655.1061.6158.5864.6416.9327.92%1.78
19922M738k776k0.953.31%37.118.614.9761.5258.4464.5917.0828.34%1.83
19932M761k799k0.953.21%36.498.664.8461.2558.1664.3417.2428.82%1.89
19942M784k823k0.953.08%35.828.784.7260.8157.7263.9017.4229.32%1.95
19952M808k848k0.952.90%35.119.004.5960.1957.1463.2517.6029.81%2.01
19962M833k873k0.952.70%34.379.304.4759.4156.4262.4017.7330.32%2.07
19972M860k899k0.962.48%33.649.684.3558.5055.6061.3917.8930.82%2.13
19982M885k925k0.962.26%32.9410.114.2357.5254.7560.2918.0831.34%2.19
19992M909k949k0.962.06%32.2810.564.1256.5353.9059.1618.2731.85%2.25
20002M929k971k0.961.88%31.6911.004.0255.6153.1358.0818.4832.37%2.30
20012M945k989k0.961.74%31.1611.393.9354.8052.4857.1018.5032.90%2.34
20022M957k1M0.951.62%30.7011.723.8454.1551.9956.2718.5133.77%2.38
20032M968k1M0.951.54%30.3111.953.7753.6951.7055.6518.5234.71%2.41
20042M978k1M0.951.49%29.9912.063.7153.4851.6255.2918.5435.67%2.43
20052M988k1M0.951.47%29.7612.033.6753.5651.8055.2618.5836.63%2.46
20062M998k1M0.941.51%29.6411.833.6453.9852.2655.6318.6437.61%2.49
20072M1M1M0.941.58%29.6411.493.6254.7152.9756.3618.7138.60%2.52
20082M1M1M0.941.69%29.7211.033.6155.7053.8857.4118.7839.60%2.55
20092M1M1M0.941.85%29.8610.483.6156.8854.9358.7218.8640.60%2.59
20102M1M1M0.942.04%30.019.883.6158.1956.0660.1918.9341.62%2.63
20112M1M1M0.942.25%30.139.283.6059.5357.2061.7219.1442.64%2.68
20122M1M1M0.942.47%30.168.703.5960.8258.2963.2019.3543.69%2.74
20132M1M1M0.942.67%30.098.203.5661.9859.2864.5419.5544.76%2.81
20142M1M1M0.942.84%29.907.783.5262.9860.1465.6819.7545.83%2.87
20152M1M1M0.952.97%29.597.463.4763.7860.8366.5819.9546.90%2.94
20162M1M1M0.953.04%29.187.233.4264.3961.3867.2420.1347.96%3.00
20173M1M1M0.952.98%28.687.203.3664.5861.6367.3720.3449.01%3.07
20183M1M1M0.952.99%28.237.083.3064.9862.0367.7720.5350.03%3.14
20193M1M1M0.953.00%27.776.953.2565.3862.4368.1620.7951.04%3.20

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
20203M1M1M0.953.01%27.326.823.1965.7862.8368.5620.9852.03%3.27
20213M1M1M0.952.97%26.896.783.1566.0263.1368.7421.1853.01%3.33
20223M1M1M0.952.93%26.466.743.1066.2763.4368.9221.3753.96%3.40
20233M1M1M0.952.89%26.046.693.0666.5163.7369.1121.5454.89%3.47
20243M1M1M0.952.85%25.616.653.0166.7664.0369.2921.6955.80%3.53
20253M1M2M0.952.81%25.186.612.9767.0064.3369.4721.8656.68%3.60
20263M1M2M0.962.78%24.816.562.9467.3064.6769.7322.0457.54%3.66
20273M2M2M0.962.75%24.446.512.9067.6065.0069.9922.2158.38%3.73
20283M2M2M0.962.72%24.066.472.8767.9065.3470.2422.4059.20%3.80
20293M2M2M0.962.69%23.696.422.8368.2065.6770.5022.6259.99%3.87
20303M2M2M0.962.66%23.326.372.8068.5066.0170.7622.8160.76%3.93
20313M2M2M0.962.63%23.026.342.7768.7966.3271.0222.9961.51%4.00
20323M2M2M0.962.61%22.736.302.7469.0866.6371.2823.1462.23%4.07
20333M2M2M0.962.58%22.436.272.7069.3666.9571.5523.3762.92%4.13
20343M2M2M0.962.55%22.146.232.6769.6567.2671.8123.5763.59%4.20
20354M2M2M0.962.52%21.846.202.6469.9467.5772.0723.7964.23%4.27
20364M2M2M0.962.50%21.606.182.6170.2167.8572.3424.0364.85%4.33
20374M2M2M0.972.46%21.366.172.5970.4868.1372.6024.3165.45%4.40
20384M2M2M0.972.43%21.126.152.5670.7668.4272.8724.6166.02%4.47
20394M2M2M0.972.40%20.886.142.5471.0368.7073.1324.9366.56%4.53
20404M2M2M0.972.37%20.646.122.5171.3068.9873.4025.1867.08%4.60
20414M2M2M0.972.33%20.416.122.4971.5669.2473.6625.4267.57%4.67
20424M2M2M0.972.30%20.196.122.4771.8169.5073.9125.7368.05%4.73
20434M2M2M0.972.26%19.966.122.4472.0769.7674.1726.0168.54%4.80
20444M2M2M0.972.23%19.746.122.4272.3270.0274.4226.2769.02%4.87
20454M2M2M0.972.19%19.516.122.4072.5870.2874.6826.5769.49%4.93
20464M2M2M0.972.14%19.276.142.3872.8170.5174.9226.8769.96%5.00
20474M2M2M0.972.09%19.036.162.3673.0570.7575.1627.1170.43%5.06
20484M2M2M0.972.04%18.786.172.3473.2870.9875.3927.4070.89%5.13
20494M2M2M0.972.00%18.546.192.3273.5271.2275.6327.6671.35%5.19
20504M2M2M0.981.95%18.306.212.3073.7571.4575.8727.9471.81%5.26

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1Windhoek422,152268,132

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