Namibia Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of Namibia population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Namibia in 2022 is 2,567,012, a 1.46% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Namibia in 2021 was 2,530,151, a 1.65% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Namibia in 2020 was 2,489,098, a 1.74% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Namibia in 2019 was 2,446,644, a 1.7% 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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Namibia 2,567,012
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Namibia - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 2,567,012 1.46%
2021 2,530,151 1.65%
2020 2,489,098 1.74%
2019 2,446,644 1.70%
2018 2,405,680 1.74%
2017 2,364,534 1.77%
2016 2,323,352 1.78%
2015 2,282,704 1.77%
2014 2,243,001 1.75%
2013 2,204,510 1.71%
2012 2,167,470 1.65%
2011 2,132,340 1.58%
2010 2,099,271 1.52%
2009 2,067,919 1.44%
2008 2,038,552 1.35%
2007 2,011,492 1.26%
2006 1,986,558 1.21%
2005 1,962,865 1.21%
2004 1,939,406 1.25%
2003 1,915,425 1.42%
2002 1,888,525 1.73%
2001 1,856,402 2.05%
2000 1,819,141 2.30%
1999 1,778,277 2.44%
1998 1,735,953 2.52%
1997 1,693,242 2.62%
1996 1,650,066 2.78%
1995 1,605,370 3.01%
1994 1,558,449 3.22%
1993 1,509,834 3.29%
1992 1,461,687 3.25%
1991 1,415,617 3.40%
1990 1,369,011 6.28%
1989 1,288,070 6.63%
1988 1,207,949 3.65%
1987 1,165,430 3.32%
1986 1,127,989 3.17%
1985 1,093,311 2.95%
1984 1,061,995 2.80%
1983 1,033,085 2.74%
1982 1,005,520 1.84%
1981 987,394 1.17%
1980 975,994 1.95%
1979 957,334 1.63%
1978 942,023 1.72%
1977 926,109 2.69%
1976 901,840 2.88%
1975 876,572 3.12%
1974 850,091 3.05%
1973 824,918 3.04%
1972 800,610 3.04%
1971 776,995 2.99%
1970 754,467 2.95%
1969 732,881 2.87%
1968 712,427 2.79%
1967 693,063 2.70%
1966 674,818 2.57%
1965 657,887 2.47%
1964 642,054 2.34%
1963 627,358 2.21%
1962 613,808 2.06%
1961 601,424 1.91%
1960 590,181 1.75%
1959 580,030 1.61%
1958 570,845 1.49%
1957 562,452 1.40%
1956 554,699 1.33%
1955 547,430 1.29%
1954 540,483 1.26%
1953 533,747 1.25%
1952 527,153 1.21%
1951 520,828 1.18%
1950 514,774 0.00%