Nepal Population

Population now

28,915,114
Male:13,221,508(45.81 %)
Female:15,693,026(54.19 %)
Births in 2020:43,227
Deaths in 2020:14,117

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:69.52 years
Female:72.51 years
Total:71.07 years
Median Age:23.63 years
Birth Rate:19.26
Death Rate:6.29
Growth Rate:2.06 %
Fertility Rate:1.85

Population Data Graphs

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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

Nepal 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
196010M5M5M0.990.64%44.8227.255.9635.5835.5535.5718.883.48%71.77
196110M5M5M10.66%44.4626.865.9635.9435.9135.9218.853.57%72.92
196210M5M5M10.67%44.1426.415.9636.3636.3236.3418.783.61%74.10
196311M5M5M0.990.69%43.8525.935.9636.8336.7836.8218.703.65%75.32
196411M5M5M0.990.72%43.6125.425.9737.3537.2937.3518.613.70%76.59
196511M5M6M0.990.74%43.3924.905.9737.9037.8337.9118.543.74%77.93
196611M6M6M0.990.77%43.2124.365.9638.4938.4038.5118.403.78%79.35
196711M6M6M0.990.81%43.0523.835.9639.0938.9939.1218.283.82%80.84
196812M6M6M0.990.84%42.9123.315.9539.6939.5839.7418.203.87%82.41
196912M6M6M0.990.88%42.7822.815.9340.2940.1640.3518.173.91%84.05
197012M6M6M0.990.91%42.6622.335.9240.8840.7440.9518.173.96%85.76
197112M6M6M0.990.95%42.5621.875.9041.4641.3041.5418.154.01%87.53
197213M6M6M0.990.98%42.4821.435.8842.0241.8542.1218.184.20%89.37
197313M6M6M11.02%42.4221.015.8742.5942.4042.7018.254.40%91.28
197413M7M7M11.06%42.3720.595.8543.1542.9543.2818.314.61%93.26
197513M7M7M11.10%42.3220.175.8443.7243.5043.8618.374.83%95.32
197614M7M7M11.14%42.2619.765.8244.2944.0644.4518.355.06%97.44
197714M7M7M11.18%42.1819.335.8044.8944.6345.0618.325.30%99.63
197814M7M7M11.23%42.0718.895.7845.4945.2145.7018.305.55%101.90
197915M7M7M11.27%41.9318.445.7646.1245.8146.3518.275.82%104.24
198015M8M7M11.32%41.7517.975.7346.7846.4347.0418.266.09%106.65
198115M8M8M11.37%41.5317.495.6947.4547.0747.7518.186.38%109.14
198216M8M8M1.011.43%41.2917.005.6548.1447.7348.4718.116.62%111.71
198316M8M8M11.49%41.0216.505.6048.8548.4149.2118.066.86%114.35
198416M8M8M11.55%40.7316.005.5549.5849.1049.9618.017.12%117.03
198517M8M8M11.61%40.4215.485.4950.3249.8250.7417.987.39%119.73
198617M9M9M11.68%40.0814.975.4351.1050.5651.5417.897.66%122.44
198718M9M9M0.991.75%39.7214.445.3751.8951.3352.3717.837.94%125.17
198818M9M9M0.991.83%39.3213.915.3152.7152.1153.2217.778.24%127.99
198918M9M9M0.991.91%38.9013.375.2453.5552.9154.1017.738.54%131.00
199019M9M10M0.992.00%38.4612.845.1754.4053.7254.9917.708.85%134.27
199119M10M10M0.992.09%38.0112.315.1055.2654.5455.9017.709.18%137.82
199220M10M10M12.18%37.5411.805.0256.1255.3556.8017.739.58%141.61
199320M10M10M1.012.28%37.0611.314.9356.9656.1557.7017.7910.00%145.53
199421M11M10M1.022.37%36.5510.844.8457.7956.9358.5817.8810.43%149.44
199522M11M11M1.022.46%35.9910.394.7358.6057.6959.4317.9810.88%153.24
199622M11M11M1.022.54%35.329.974.6159.3858.4360.2618.0311.35%156.89
199723M11M11M1.012.61%34.549.574.4660.1459.1561.0718.0811.83%160.40
199823M12M12M12.66%33.659.194.3160.8859.8461.8618.1312.34%163.76
199924M12M12M12.69%32.648.844.1461.6060.5262.6118.2012.86%166.97
200024M12M12M0.992.70%31.558.523.9662.2961.1763.3418.3013.40%170.04
200124M12M12M0.992.69%30.408.233.7762.9561.7964.0418.4713.95%172.92
200225M12M12M0.992.67%29.247.963.5963.5762.3864.7118.6614.24%175.61
200325M12M13M0.992.64%28.117.733.4264.1762.9465.3518.8414.54%178.13
200425M13M13M0.992.59%27.047.533.2664.7363.4865.9519.0114.84%180.54
200526M13M13M0.992.54%26.067.363.1265.2664.0066.5319.1915.15%182.84
200626M13M13M0.992.49%25.207.222.9965.7764.4967.0819.5215.46%185.13
200726M13M13M0.992.44%24.437.102.8766.2664.9667.6019.8215.78%187.38
200827M13M13M0.992.40%23.776.992.7566.7365.4268.0920.0916.11%189.39
200927M13M14M0.982.36%23.196.902.6467.1865.8668.5620.3716.43%190.93
201027M13M14M0.972.33%22.696.822.5467.6166.2969.0120.6616.77%191.86
201127M13M14M0.952.30%22.266.742.4468.0366.7069.4420.7717.11%192.06
201227M13M14M0.922.28%21.886.672.3568.4367.0969.8420.8817.46%191.69
201327M13M14M0.892.26%21.526.612.2668.8167.4570.2320.9917.82%191.18
201427M12M14M0.872.23%21.186.562.1869.1767.7970.5921.1118.18%191.10
201527M12M15M0.852.21%20.846.502.1069.5268.1170.9321.2318.56%191.87
201627M12M15M0.842.18%20.526.452.0369.8568.4271.2621.7118.94%193.62
201728M13M15M0.832.16%20.206.401.9770.1768.7171.5922.1919.34%196.22
201828M13M15M0.832.12%19.896.371.9570.4568.9671.8822.6719.74%199.49
201929M13M16M0.842.09%19.586.331.9070.7669.2472.1923.1520.15%203.19
202029M13M16M0.852.06%19.266.291.8571.0769.5272.5123.6320.58%206.94

Nepal 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
202130M14M16M0.852.00%18.846.281.8371.3269.7572.7924.2421.01%210.76
202230M14M16M0.871.94%18.416.261.8171.5769.9973.0624.8921.45%214.67
202331M14M16M0.881.88%17.996.251.7871.8370.2273.3425.5121.90%218.54
202431M15M17M0.891.82%17.566.231.7672.0870.4673.6126.1222.37%222.20
202532M15M17M0.91.76%17.146.221.7472.3370.6973.8926.7322.84%225.55
202632M15M17M0.91.67%16.656.241.7272.5470.8974.1227.1823.32%228.52
202733M15M17M0.911.58%16.156.261.7072.7571.0874.3627.6723.81%231.10
202833M16M17M0.911.50%15.666.271.6972.9771.2874.5928.2024.32%233.35
202933M16M17M0.911.41%15.166.291.6773.1871.4774.8328.7424.83%235.34
203033M16M17M0.911.32%14.676.311.6573.3971.6775.0629.2825.35%237.14
203134M16M18M0.911.25%14.286.361.6473.5971.8575.2629.7825.88%238.76
203234M16M18M0.911.17%13.896.411.6373.7972.0275.4730.2726.42%240.18
203334M16M18M0.911.09%13.496.461.6273.9872.2075.6730.7626.97%241.43
203434M16M18M0.911.01%13.106.511.6174.1872.3775.8831.2627.53%242.56
203534M16M18M0.910.94%12.716.561.6074.3872.5576.0831.7728.10%243.61
203634M16M18M0.910.87%12.446.641.5974.5672.7276.2632.2828.67%244.58
203735M17M18M0.910.81%12.176.731.5874.7572.8976.4432.8029.25%245.50
203835M17M18M0.910.75%11.906.811.5874.9373.0676.6333.3229.84%246.34
203935M17M18M0.910.69%11.636.901.5775.1273.2376.8133.8530.44%247.11
204035M17M18M0.910.63%11.366.981.5675.3073.4076.9934.3631.04%247.79
204135M17M18M0.920.58%11.207.091.5675.4773.5677.1634.8431.64%248.40
204235M17M18M0.920.53%11.047.211.5675.6573.7377.3235.3232.26%248.93
204335M17M18M0.920.48%10.877.321.5575.8273.8977.4935.8132.88%249.40
204435M17M18M0.920.44%10.717.441.5576.0074.0677.6536.2933.50%249.81
204535M17M18M0.920.40%10.557.551.5576.1774.2277.8236.7934.14%250.15
204635M17M18M0.920.36%10.427.691.5576.3474.3877.9837.2634.77%250.43
204735M17M18M0.920.31%10.297.831.5576.5074.5578.1437.7435.42%250.64
204835M17M18M0.920.27%10.167.971.5576.6774.7178.2938.2136.07%250.79
204935M17M18M0.920.24%10.038.111.5576.8374.8878.4538.6836.72%250.87
205035M17M18M0.920.20%9.908.251.5577.0075.0478.6139.1537.38%250.88

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Kathmandu1,403,8291,424,000
2Pokhara413,015200,000

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