Botswana Population Growth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of Botswana population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Botswana in 2022 is 2,630,296, a 1.62% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Botswana in 2021 was 2,588,423, a 1.65% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Botswana in 2020 was 2,546,402, a 1.87% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Botswana in 2019 was 2,499,702, a 1.97% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Albania 2,842,321
Jamaica 2,827,377
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Botswana 2,630,296
Namibia 2,567,012
Gabon 2,388,992
North Macedonia 2,093,599
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Fiji 929,766
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Montenegro 627,082
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Grenada 125,438
Tonga 106,858
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Botswana - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2022 2,630,296 1.62%
2021 2,588,423 1.65%
2020 2,546,402 1.87%
2019 2,499,702 1.97%
2018 2,451,409 2.06%
2017 2,401,840 2.10%
2016 2,352,416 2.05%
2015 2,305,171 1.98%
2014 2,260,376 1.94%
2013 2,217,278 1.92%
2012 2,175,425 1.94%
2011 2,134,037 2.03%
2010 2,091,664 2.08%
2009 2,048,997 2.08%
2008 2,007,320 2.05%
2007 1,966,977 1.98%
2006 1,928,704 1.90%
2005 1,892,807 1.81%
2004 1,859,085 1.76%
2003 1,826,863 1.77%
2002 1,795,130 1.88%
2001 1,761,930 2.02%
2000 1,726,985 2.09%
1999 1,691,558 2.17%
1998 1,655,699 2.24%
1997 1,619,354 2.35%
1996 1,582,169 2.50%
1995 1,543,634 2.67%
1994 1,503,544 2.82%
1993 1,462,262 2.93%
1992 1,420,695 2.91%
1991 1,380,584 2.92%
1990 1,341,474 3.06%
1989 1,301,671 3.20%
1988 1,261,272 3.35%
1987 1,220,361 3.49%
1986 1,179,263 3.56%
1985 1,138,704 3.60%
1984 1,099,170 3.63%
1983 1,060,717 3.69%
1982 1,023,009 4.10%
1981 982,747 4.71%
1980 938,578 5.05%
1979 893,500 5.19%
1978 849,394 5.26%
1977 806,968 5.29%
1976 766,424 5.29%
1975 727,930 5.26%
1974 691,569 5.22%
1973 657,246 4.89%
1972 626,601 3.72%
1971 604,139 2.01%
1970 592,244 0.94%
1969 586,737 0.70%
1968 582,655 0.68%
1967 578,723 0.67%
1966 574,855 0.68%
1965 570,975 1.55%
1964 562,274 2.41%
1963 549,041 2.35%
1962 536,428 2.29%
1961 524,403 2.25%
1960 512,865 2.20%
1959 501,837 2.14%
1958 491,313 2.10%
1957 481,225 2.07%
1956 471,466 2.08%
1955 461,880 2.13%
1954 452,263 2.21%
1953 442,483 2.29%
1952 432,592 2.30%
1951 422,885 2.27%
1950 413,481 0.00%