Somalia Population Growth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of Somalia population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Somalia in 2022 is 16,841,795, a 2.95% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Somalia in 2021 was 16,359,504, a 2.93% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Somalia in 2020 was 15,893,222, a 2.92% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Somalia in 2019 was 15,442,905, a 2.9% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2022 Population Growth Rate
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
Somalia - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2022 16,841,795 2.95%
2021 16,359,504 2.93%
2020 15,893,222 2.92%
2019 15,442,905 2.90%
2018 15,008,226 2.87%
2017 14,589,179 2.84%
2016 14,185,636 2.82%
2015 13,797,201 2.78%
2014 13,423,568 2.75%
2013 13,063,701 2.74%
2012 12,715,503 2.74%
2011 12,376,301 2.76%
2010 12,043,883 2.78%
2009 11,717,692 2.81%
2008 11,397,188 2.86%
2007 11,080,121 2.94%
2006 10,763,905 3.03%
2005 10,446,863 3.13%
2004 10,130,243 3.21%
2003 9,815,412 3.31%
2002 9,501,342 3.42%
2001 9,186,725 3.54%
2000 8,872,254 3.73%
1999 8,553,601 3.87%
1998 8,235,064 3.77%
1997 7,936,127 3.30%
1996 7,682,686 2.55%
1995 7,491,637 1.61%
1994 7,372,598 0.78%
1993 7,315,865 0.28%
1992 7,295,384 0.29%
1991 7,274,030 0.68%
1990 7,225,092 1.29%
1989 7,133,258 1.83%
1988 7,005,234 2.08%
1987 6,862,273 1.86%
1986 6,736,748 1.33%
1985 6,648,627 0.51%
1984 6,614,715 -0.06%
1983 6,618,588 0.16%
1982 6,608,044 1.49%
1981 6,511,113 3.66%
1980 6,281,134 6.59%
1979 5,892,755 9.63%
1978 5,375,017 11.93%
1977 4,802,141 12.23%
1976 4,278,973 10.27%
1975 3,880,292 6.81%
1974 3,632,990 3.43%
1973 3,512,623 0.94%
1972 3,479,790 0.21%
1971 3,472,367 0.81%
1970 3,444,568 1.71%
1969 3,386,738 2.23%
1968 3,312,742 2.63%
1967 3,227,841 2.68%
1966 3,143,648 2.45%
1965 3,068,459 2.24%
1964 3,001,158 2.20%
1963 2,936,477 2.17%
1962 2,874,218 2.14%
1961 2,814,118 2.11%
1960 2,755,972 2.09%
1959 2,699,617 2.06%
1958 2,645,025 2.04%
1957 2,592,159 2.01%
1956 2,541,016 1.99%
1955 2,491,542 1.96%
1954 2,443,651 1.94%
1953 2,397,183 1.92%
1952 2,351,947 1.92%
1951 2,307,682 1.93%
1950 2,264,082 0.00%