Tanzania Population 1950-2023

Chart and table of Tanzania population from 1950 to 2023. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Tanzania in 2023 is 67,438,106, a 2.96% increase from 2022.
  • The population of Tanzania in 2022 was 65,497,748, a 3% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Tanzania in 2021 was 63,588,334, a 3.05% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Tanzania in 2020 was 61,704,518, a 3.06% increase from 2019.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2023 Population
Ethiopia 126,527,060
Democratic Republic of Congo 102,262,808
Tanzania 67,438,106
Uganda 48,582,334
Afghanistan 42,239,854
Yemen 34,449,825
Mozambique 33,897,354
Nepal 30,896,590
Madagascar 30,325,732
Niger 27,202,843
North Korea 26,160,821
Mali 23,293,698
Burkina Faso 23,251,485
Malawi 20,931,751
Chad 18,278,568
Somalia 18,143,378
Senegal 17,763,163
Zimbabwe 16,665,409
Guinea 14,190,612
Rwanda 14,094,683
Benin 13,712,828
Burundi 13,238,559
Haiti 11,724,763
South Sudan 11,088,796
Tajikistan 10,143,543
Togo 9,053,799
Sierra Leone 8,791,092
Central African Republic 5,742,315
Liberia 5,418,377
Eritrea 3,748,901
Gambia 2,773,168
Guinea-Bissau 2,150,842
Comoros 852,075
Tanzania - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2023 67,438,106 2.96%
2022 65,497,748 3.00%
2021 63,588,334 3.05%
2020 61,704,518 3.06%
2019 59,872,579 3.07%
2018 58,090,443 3.24%
2017 56,267,032 3.43%
2016 54,401,802 3.54%
2015 52,542,823 3.40%
2014 50,814,552 3.17%
2013 49,253,643 3.07%
2012 47,786,137 2.95%
2011 46,416,031 2.89%
2010 45,110,527 2.62%
2009 43,957,933 2.54%
2008 42,870,884 2.77%
2007 41,716,497 2.85%
2006 40,562,052 2.85%
2005 39,439,505 2.81%
2004 38,360,879 2.75%
2003 37,333,918 2.70%
2002 36,353,531 2.65%
2001 35,414,469 2.76%
2000 34,463,704 2.88%
1999 33,499,772 2.68%
1998 32,626,498 2.64%
1997 31,785,846 2.07%
1996 31,140,733 1.90%
1995 30,560,071 3.25%
1994 29,598,323 3.97%
1993 28,469,017 3.22%
1992 27,580,723 2.57%
1991 26,890,906 2.61%
1990 26,206,012 2.68%
1989 25,522,898 2.73%
1988 24,844,147 3.09%
1987 24,099,415 3.32%
1986 23,324,270 3.34%
1985 22,569,625 3.26%
1984 21,857,176 3.24%
1983 21,170,717 3.27%
1982 20,499,922 3.06%
1981 19,890,930 3.07%
1980 19,297,659 3.20%
1979 18,698,636 3.42%
1978 18,080,005 3.58%
1977 17,454,627 3.66%
1976 16,838,919 3.66%
1975 16,243,826 3.65%
1974 15,671,316 3.62%
1973 15,123,504 3.62%
1972 14,595,699 3.57%
1971 14,092,218 3.48%
1970 13,618,192 3.42%
1969 13,167,782 3.36%
1968 12,739,965 3.19%
1967 12,346,286 3.04%
1966 11,981,932 3.02%
1965 11,630,603 3.02%
1964 11,289,556 3.01%
1963 10,960,161 2.96%
1962 10,644,622 2.97%
1961 10,337,891 2.94%
1960 10,042,458 2.89%
1959 9,760,165 2.87%
1958 9,487,672 2.86%
1957 9,224,220 2.83%
1956 8,970,007 2.80%
1955 8,725,576 2.77%
1954 8,490,322 2.74%
1953 8,263,710 2.72%
1952 8,045,274 2.69%
1951 7,834,799 2.65%
1950 7,632,399 0.00%