Sao Tome and Principe Population

Population now

219,474
  • World: 176th
  • Africa: 51st
Male:110,287(50.04 %)
Female:109,187(49.96 %)
Births in 2020:7,558
Deaths in 2020:1,155

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:68.16 years
Female:73.03 years
Total:70.58 years
Median Age:17.70 years
Birth Rate:30.81
Death Rate:4.71
Growth Rate:5.54 %
Fertility Rate:4.21

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

Sao Tome and Principe 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
196064k36k29k1.251.68%47.6717.816.2450.3848.9552.0523.4416.07%64.24
196165k36k29k1.241.73%47.4417.406.2650.9149.4652.6022.8216.81%64.54
196264k35k29k1.211.79%47.0616.896.2851.4349.9653.1321.9317.97%64.41
196364k35k29k1.181.86%46.5216.276.3151.9350.4453.6520.8619.19%64.17
196464k34k30k1.151.95%45.8415.566.3352.4250.9054.1519.8620.48%64.21
196565k34k31k1.112.04%45.0514.826.3552.8951.3654.6319.0621.83%64.83
196666k34k32k1.092.13%44.2114.136.3753.3651.8255.0818.0323.25%66.12
196768k35k33k1.062.20%43.3913.566.3953.8452.3155.5316.9824.72%67.98
196870k36k35k1.042.24%42.6413.156.4254.3352.8155.9816.1426.26%70.19
196973k37k36k1.022.26%42.0012.896.4454.8353.3556.4415.5727.86%72.43
197075k37k37k12.26%41.5112.746.4755.3653.9056.9115.2429.52%74.49
197176k38k38k12.26%41.1912.646.4955.9154.4857.4015.0830.21%76.27
197278k39k39k0.992.28%41.0112.496.5156.4755.0757.9215.0030.56%77.86
197379k40k40k0.992.34%40.9312.256.5357.0455.6458.4615.0030.92%79.38
197481k40k41k0.992.44%40.9511.926.5357.6056.2059.0115.0031.28%81.07
197583k41k42k0.992.56%41.0211.526.5358.1356.7059.5514.9731.64%83.05
197685k42k43k0.992.70%41.1311.116.5258.6257.1560.0914.9732.00%85.40
197788k44k44k0.982.83%41.2310.776.5059.0657.5360.5914.9232.37%88.02
197891k45k46k0.982.92%41.3010.546.4759.4457.8361.0314.8932.74%90.75
197993k46k47k0.972.96%41.3210.436.4359.7358.0461.4114.9433.11%93.37
198096k47k49k0.972.95%41.3010.456.3959.9358.1661.6915.1133.48%95.70
198198k48k50k0.972.91%41.2310.556.3360.0158.1861.8514.8933.86%97.67
198299k49k50k0.972.84%41.1310.706.2859.9958.1061.8914.8534.83%99.37
1983101k50k51k0.982.79%41.0210.836.2259.8857.9561.8214.9135.89%100.97
1984103k51k52k0.982.74%40.9110.956.1659.6957.7461.6614.9436.96%102.73
1985105k52k53k0.982.70%40.7911.026.1059.4457.5061.4214.8738.05%104.82
1986107k53k54k0.982.67%40.6611.076.0559.1657.2361.1315.0039.15%107.32
1987110k54k56k0.982.65%40.5211.095.9958.8756.9660.8314.9940.26%110.14
1988113k56k57k0.982.64%40.3711.095.9458.6156.7160.5414.8941.38%113.17
1989116k57k59k0.982.63%40.2111.095.8858.3956.5160.3114.7642.51%116.20
1990119k59k60k0.982.62%40.0511.065.8358.2556.3760.1614.6943.65%119.09
1991122k60k62k0.982.62%39.9011.015.7758.1956.3260.0914.8244.79%121.83
1992125k62k63k0.982.63%39.7510.945.7058.2156.3460.1114.9245.76%124.45
1993127k63k64k0.982.65%39.6210.845.6458.3256.4560.2115.0346.72%126.94
1994129k64k65k0.982.69%39.5110.715.5658.5156.6460.4115.1747.67%129.30
1995132k65k67k0.982.74%39.4310.535.4958.8056.9160.6915.3448.63%131.55
1996134k66k68k0.982.82%39.4010.315.4159.1757.2861.0815.4849.59%133.67
1997136k67k69k0.982.92%39.4210.055.3559.6357.7261.5515.6650.55%135.70
1998138k68k70k0.983.05%39.479.755.2860.1658.2362.1015.8751.51%137.71
1999140k69k71k0.983.20%39.539.425.2360.7458.7962.7016.0752.47%139.82
2000142k70k72k0.983.37%39.599.055.1861.3759.3963.3416.2553.42%142.12
2001145k72k73k0.983.57%39.608.675.1362.0260.0164.0216.3854.38%144.61
2002147k73k75k0.983.78%39.558.285.0962.6960.6564.7216.4855.56%147.30
2003150k74k76k0.983.99%39.407.905.0563.3661.2965.4116.5356.77%150.26
2004154k76k78k0.984.21%39.167.525.0164.0261.9266.1016.5657.97%153.58
2005157k78k80k0.984.41%38.817.174.9664.6662.5266.7616.5659.17%157.31
2006162k80k82k0.984.61%38.366.844.9265.2763.1067.4016.7260.35%161.52
2007166k83k84k0.994.78%37.836.554.8765.8563.6668.0116.8961.52%166.13
2008171k85k86k0.994.92%37.256.294.8366.4164.1968.6017.0462.68%170.95
2009176k88k88k15.06%36.646.054.7866.9464.7069.1517.1763.82%175.70
2010180k90k90k15.15%36.005.854.7367.4365.1769.6717.2764.95%180.19
2011185k92k92k15.24%35.365.674.6867.8965.6170.1517.3066.06%184.34
2012188k94k94k15.30%34.735.514.6368.3166.0270.6017.2967.16%188.22
2013192k96k96k15.36%34.105.364.5868.7066.4071.0217.2668.21%191.90
2014196k98k98k15.41%33.515.234.5369.0566.7471.3917.2569.21%195.53
2015199k100k100k15.45%32.955.114.4869.3867.0571.7417.2570.17%199.23
2016203k102k102k15.49%32.445.004.4369.6767.3272.0517.3071.09%203.02
2017207k104k103k15.51%31.974.914.3769.9367.5772.3317.3671.97%206.88
2018211k106k105k15.53%31.544.834.3270.1767.7872.5817.4372.80%210.82
2019215k108k107k15.53%31.544.834.3270.1767.7872.5817.5173.60%214.84
2020219k110k109k1.015.54%30.814.714.2170.5868.1673.0317.7074.35%218.78

Sao Tome and Principe 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
2021223k112k112k15.54%30.594.684.1670.7668.3273.2217.5675.07%222.78
2022228k114k114k15.55%30.374.644.1170.9468.4873.4218.0475.76%227.77
2023232k116k116k15.54%30.154.614.0671.1168.6373.6118.2676.40%231.77
2024237k118k118k15.55%29.934.574.0171.2968.7973.8118.3777.01%236.76
2025242k121k121k15.54%29.714.543.9671.4768.9574.0018.4677.59%241.76
2026247k123k123k15.52%29.544.533.9171.6469.1174.1918.9178.14%246.75
2027252k126k126k15.50%29.374.523.8771.8169.2674.3819.2078.66%251.75
2028257k129k129k15.49%29.204.503.8271.9969.4274.5719.2979.14%256.74
2029263k131k131k15.47%29.034.493.7872.1669.5774.7619.2979.60%262.74
2030268k134k134k15.44%28.864.483.7372.3369.7374.9519.7480.03%267.73
2031274k137k137k15.37%28.614.493.6972.4969.8875.1219.7180.44%273.73
2032280k140k140k15.31%28.354.493.6572.6670.0475.3020.0780.81%279.72
2033285k143k143k15.24%28.104.503.6172.8270.1975.4720.3481.17%284.72
2034291k146k146k15.19%27.844.503.5772.9970.3575.6520.7081.50%290.71
2035297k149k149k15.12%27.594.513.5373.1570.5075.8220.6481.80%296.70
2036303k152k152k15.04%27.304.523.4973.3170.6575.9820.6482.08%302.70
2037310k155k155k14.95%27.014.543.4573.4770.8176.1521.2482.34%309.69
2038316k158k158k14.87%26.724.553.4273.6370.9676.3121.1782.58%315.68
2039322k161k161k14.78%26.434.573.3873.7971.1276.4821.5082.82%321.68
2040328k164k164k14.71%26.144.583.3473.9571.2776.6421.6783.05%327.67
2041335k167k167k14.62%25.864.603.3174.1171.4376.8022.0883.28%334.67
2042341k170k171k0.994.54%25.584.623.2874.2671.5876.9521.9283.51%340.66
2043348k174k174k14.47%25.314.633.2474.4271.7477.1122.2383.74%347.65
2044354k177k177k14.38%25.034.653.2174.5771.8977.2622.3983.96%353.65
2045361k180k181k0.994.30%24.754.673.1874.7372.0577.4222.3684.19%360.64
2046367k183k184k0.994.22%24.494.693.1574.8872.2177.5722.8384.40%366.63
2047374k187k187k14.14%24.234.713.1375.0372.3677.7222.7984.62%373.63
2048381k190k191k0.994.07%23.984.733.1075.1972.5277.8723.0484.83%380.62
2049387k193k194k0.993.99%23.724.753.0875.3472.6778.0223.3485.05%386.61
2050394k197k197k13.92%23.464.773.0575.4972.8378.1723.2985.26%393.61

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