Ethiopia Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of Ethiopia population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Ethiopia in 2022 is 120,812,698, a 2.49% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Ethiopia in 2021 was 117,876,227, a 2.53% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Ethiopia in 2020 was 114,963,588, a 2.57% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Ethiopia in 2019 was 112,078,730, a 2.61% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2022 Population
Ethiopia 120,812,698
Tanzania 63,298,550
Uganda 48,432,863
Afghanistan 40,754,388
Mozambique 33,089,461
Yemen 31,154,867
Nepal 30,225,582
Madagascar 29,178,077
Niger 26,083,660
North Korea 25,990,679
Burkina Faso 22,102,838
Mali 21,473,764
Malawi 20,180,839
Senegal 17,653,671
Chad 17,413,580
Somalia 16,841,795
Zimbabwe 15,331,428
Guinea 13,865,691
Rwanda 13,600,464
Benin 12,784,726
Burundi 12,624,840
Haiti 11,680,283
South Sudan 11,618,511
Tajikistan 9,957,464
Togo 8,680,837
Sierra Leone 8,306,436
Liberia 5,305,117
Central African Republic 5,016,678
Eritrea 3,662,244
Gambia 2,558,482
Guinea-Bissau 2,063,367
Comoros 907,419
Ethiopia - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 120,812,698 2.49%
2021 117,876,227 2.53%
2020 114,963,588 2.57%
2019 112,078,730 2.61%
2018 109,224,414 2.65%
2017 106,399,924 2.70%
2016 103,603,462 2.75%
2015 100,835,458 2.79%
2014 98,094,265 2.84%
2013 95,385,798 2.87%
2012 92,726,985 2.87%
2011 90,139,929 2.85%
2010 87,639,964 2.82%
2009 85,233,913 2.80%
2008 82,916,235 2.78%
2007 80,674,348 2.78%
2006 78,489,206 2.81%
2005 76,346,311 2.84%
2004 74,239,505 2.87%
2003 72,170,584 2.89%
2002 70,142,091 2.91%
2001 68,159,423 2.92%
2000 66,224,804 2.92%
1999 64,343,013 2.94%
1998 62,507,724 2.98%
1997 60,697,443 3.08%
1996 58,883,530 3.22%
1995 57,047,908 3.38%
1994 55,180,998 3.54%
1993 53,295,566 3.64%
1992 51,423,585 3.66%
1991 49,609,969 3.60%
1990 47,887,865 3.49%
1989 46,272,299 3.39%
1988 44,757,203 3.30%
1987 43,329,231 3.25%
1986 41,965,693 3.23%
1985 40,652,141 3.25%
1984 39,374,348 3.23%
1983 38,142,674 3.10%
1982 36,995,248 2.81%
1981 35,984,528 2.40%
1980 35,141,712 1.90%
1979 34,487,799 1.45%
1978 33,993,301 1.24%
1977 33,577,242 1.36%
1976 33,128,149 1.72%
1975 32,566,854 2.21%
1974 31,861,352 2.66%
1973 31,036,662 2.97%
1972 30,140,804 3.05%
1971 29,248,643 2.93%
1970 28,415,077 2.76%
1969 27,652,709 2.63%
1968 26,944,390 2.53%
1967 26,280,132 2.49%
1966 25,641,044 2.51%
1965 25,013,626 2.53%
1964 24,397,022 2.52%
1963 23,798,430 2.48%
1962 23,221,389 2.43%
1961 22,671,191 2.35%
1960 22,151,278 2.26%
1959 21,661,996 2.17%
1958 21,201,036 2.10%
1957 20,764,450 2.05%
1956 20,347,812 2.01%
1955 19,947,292 1.98%
1954 19,560,014 1.96%
1953 19,184,296 1.94%
1952 18,819,698 1.91%
1951 18,466,969 1.87%
1950 18,128,034 0.00%