Zimbabwe Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of Zimbabwe population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Zimbabwe in 2022 is 15,331,428, a 1.59% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Zimbabwe in 2021 was 15,092,171, a 1.54% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Zimbabwe in 2020 was 14,862,924, a 1.48% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Zimbabwe in 2019 was 14,645,468, a 1.43% 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
Zimbabwe - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 15,331,428 1.59%
2021 15,092,171 1.54%
2020 14,862,924 1.48%
2019 14,645,468 1.43%
2018 14,438,802 1.42%
2017 14,236,595 1.47%
2016 14,030,331 1.56%
2015 13,814,629 1.68%
2014 13,586,707 1.77%
2013 13,350,373 1.79%
2012 13,115,150 1.71%
2011 12,894,322 1.55%
2010 12,697,723 1.36%
2009 12,526,968 1.19%
2008 12,379,549 1.01%
2007 12,255,922 0.83%
2006 12,155,491 0.65%
2005 12,076,699 0.47%
2004 12,019,912 0.31%
2003 11,982,224 0.23%
2002 11,954,290 0.25%
2001 11,923,914 0.36%
2000 11,881,477 0.50%
1999 11,822,719 0.64%
1998 11,747,072 0.81%
1997 11,653,242 0.97%
1996 11,541,217 1.14%
1995 11,410,714 1.32%
1994 11,261,744 1.52%
1993 11,092,766 1.76%
1992 10,900,502 2.06%
1991 10,680,995 2.38%
1990 10,432,421 2.74%
1989 10,153,852 3.09%
1988 9,849,125 3.38%
1987 9,527,203 3.55%
1986 9,200,149 3.63%
1985 8,877,489 3.68%
1984 8,562,249 3.73%
1983 8,254,747 3.73%
1982 7,958,241 3.68%
1981 7,675,591 3.60%
1980 7,408,624 3.47%
1979 7,160,023 3.32%
1978 6,929,664 3.23%
1977 6,712,827 3.23%
1976 6,502,569 3.32%
1975 6,293,875 3.43%
1974 6,085,074 3.53%
1973 5,877,726 3.59%
1972 5,673,911 3.60%
1971 5,476,982 3.55%
1970 5,289,303 3.48%
1969 5,111,337 3.43%
1968 4,941,906 3.39%
1967 4,779,827 3.38%
1966 4,623,351 3.40%
1965 4,471,177 3.43%
1964 4,322,861 3.45%
1963 4,178,726 3.45%
1962 4,039,201 3.44%
1961 3,905,034 3.40%
1960 3,776,681 3.35%
1959 3,654,173 3.31%
1958 3,537,164 3.27%
1957 3,425,069 3.25%
1956 3,317,281 3.24%
1955 3,213,286 3.23%
1954 3,112,784 3.22%
1953 3,015,656 3.20%
1952 2,922,041 3.17%
1951 2,832,261 3.11%
1950 2,746,852 0.00%