Zimbabwe Population Growth Rate 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 16,320,537, a 2.04% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Zimbabwe in 2021 was 15,993,524, a 2.07% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Zimbabwe in 2020 was 15,669,666, a 2.05% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Zimbabwe in 2019 was 15,354,608, a 2.01% 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 123,379,924
Democratic Republic of Congo 99,010,212
Tanzania 65,497,748
Uganda 47,249,585
Afghanistan 41,128,771
Yemen 33,696,614
Mozambique 32,969,518
Nepal 30,547,580
Madagascar 29,611,714
Niger 26,207,977
North Korea 26,069,416
Burkina Faso 22,673,762
Mali 22,593,590
Malawi 20,405,317
Chad 17,723,315
Somalia 17,597,511
Senegal 17,316,449
Zimbabwe 16,320,537
Guinea 13,859,341
Rwanda 13,776,698
Benin 13,352,864
Burundi 12,889,576
Haiti 11,584,996
South Sudan 10,913,164
Tajikistan 9,952,787
Togo 8,848,699
Sierra Leone 8,605,718
Central African Republic 5,579,144
Liberia 5,302,681
Eritrea 3,684,032
Gambia 2,705,992
Guinea-Bissau 2,105,566
Comoros 836,774
Zimbabwe - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2022 16,320,537 2.04%
2021 15,993,524 2.07%
2020 15,669,666 2.05%
2019 15,354,608 2.01%
2018 15,052,184 2.04%
2017 14,751,101 2.06%
2016 14,452,704 2.10%
2015 14,154,937 2.16%
2014 13,855,753 2.22%
2013 13,555,422 2.19%
2012 13,265,331 1.84%
2011 13,025,785 1.45%
2010 12,839,771 1.26%
2009 12,679,810 1.03%
2008 12,550,347 0.80%
2007 12,450,568 0.97%
2006 12,330,490 0.86%
2005 12,224,753 0.53%
2004 12,160,881 0.70%
2003 12,075,828 0.76%
2002 11,984,644 0.62%
2001 11,910,978 0.64%
2000 11,834,676 1.01%
1999 11,716,454 1.46%
1998 11,548,364 1.64%
1997 11,362,401 1.65%
1996 11,178,171 1.67%
1995 10,994,041 1.25%
1994 10,858,594 0.59%
1993 10,794,918 1.44%
1992 10,641,501 2.54%
1991 10,377,815 2.61%
1990 10,113,893 2.72%
1989 9,846,346 2.90%
1988 9,568,739 3.14%
1987 9,277,488 3.28%
1986 8,983,044 3.37%
1985 8,690,515 3.48%
1984 8,398,567 3.60%
1983 8,106,356 3.88%
1982 7,803,855 3.96%
1981 7,506,526 6.48%
1980 7,049,926 5.92%
1979 6,655,833 1.63%
1978 6,549,349 1.49%
1977 6,453,044 2.62%
1976 6,288,387 3.14%
1975 6,097,083 3.28%
1974 5,903,530 3.34%
1973 5,712,712 3.25%
1972 5,532,842 3.16%
1971 5,363,423 3.08%
1970 5,202,918 3.15%
1969 5,044,163 3.23%
1968 4,886,347 3.20%
1967 4,734,694 3.19%
1966 4,588,529 3.18%
1965 4,447,149 3.17%
1964 4,310,332 3.17%
1963 4,177,931 3.16%
1962 4,049,778 3.15%
1961 3,925,952 3.14%
1960 3,806,310 3.13%
1959 3,690,640 3.13%
1958 3,578,800 3.12%
1957 3,470,494 3.12%
1956 3,365,477 3.12%
1955 3,263,625 3.13%
1954 3,164,517 3.15%
1953 3,067,899 3.17%
1952 2,973,713 3.19%
1951 2,881,713 3.24%
1950 2,791,326 0.00%