Population of Botswana

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2022)
Date16 Jun 2024

The current population of Botswana is 2,721,507 as of July 16, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Botswana is projected at 2,719,694, or 2.72 million, as of July 1, 2024. The total population in Botswana is projected at 2,675,352, or 2.68 million people for the year 2023.

Botswana ranks 143rd in the world by population on the 237 countries and territories list. Botswana is ranked 42nd among 58 countries and territories in Africa.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Botswana population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
20222,607,5832,630,29645,4261.7270.03
20232,653,0092,675,35244,6871.6700.03
20242,697,6962,719,69443,9961.6180.03
20252,741,6922,763,33843,2921.5670.03
20262,784,9842,806,30042,6321.5190.03
20272,827,6162,848,64442,0561.4760.03
20282,869,6722,890,37741,4101.4330.03
20292,911,0822,931,56840,9711.3980.03
20302,952,0532,972,27140,4361.3600.03
20312,992,4893,012,43239,8861.3240.03
20323,032,3753,052,10539,4601.2930.04
20333,071,8353,091,42439,1781.2670.04
20343,111,0133,130,40538,7841.2390.04
20353,149,7973,169,05938,5251.2160.04
20363,188,3223,207,32738,0101.1850.04
20373,226,3323,244,98837,3121.1500.04
20383,263,6443,282,09936,9101.1250.04
20393,300,5543,318,77336,4391.0980.04
20403,336,9933,355,04136,0961.0760.04
20413,373,0893,390,76735,3571.0430.04
20423,408,4463,425,83434,7761.0150.04
20433,443,2223,460,27834,1130.9860.04
20443,477,3353,494,05033,4310.9570.04
20453,510,7663,527,13932,7460.9280.04
20463,543,5123,559,38031,7350.8920.04
20473,575,2473,590,73730,9800.8630.04
20483,606,2273,621,29430,1350.8320.04
20493,636,3623,650,86028,9960.7940.04
20503,665,3583,679,34027,9630.7600.04
20513,693,3213,706,80826,9740.7280.04
20523,720,2953,733,22725,8650.6930.04
20533,746,1603,758,65324,9860.6650.04
20543,771,1463,783,20824,1240.6380.04
20553,795,2703,806,81323,0860.6060.04
20563,818,3563,829,37622,0410.5760.04
20573,840,3973,851,01121,2280.5510.04
20583,861,6253,871,75720,2640.5230.04
20593,881,8893,891,53719,2960.4960.04
20603,901,1853,910,24418,1180.4630.04
20613,919,3033,927,95417,3030.4410.04
20623,936,6063,944,90716,6010.4210.04
20633,953,2073,961,11315,8130.3990.04
20643,969,0203,976,47314,9060.3750.04
20653,983,9263,991,11614,3800.3600.04
20663,998,3064,005,20113,7900.3440.04
20674,012,0964,018,80213,4130.3340.04
20684,025,5094,031,89712,7760.3170.04
20694,038,2854,044,43912,3070.3040.04
20704,050,5924,056,56111,9390.2940.04
20714,062,5314,068,18411,3050.2780.04
20724,073,8364,079,24010,8090.2650.04
20734,084,6454,089,88110,4730.2560.04
20744,095,1184,100,0339,8300.2400.04
20754,104,9484,109,5979,2990.2260.04
20764,114,2474,118,6818,8670.2150.04
20774,123,1144,127,3168,4050.2040.04
20784,131,5194,135,3847,7300.1870.04
20794,139,2494,142,8657,2330.1750.04
20804,146,4824,149,7766,5890.1590.04
20814,153,0714,156,0716,0000.1440.04
20824,159,0714,161,7265,3100.1280.04
20834,164,3814,166,7734,7840.1150.04
20844,169,1654,171,3684,4060.1060.04
20854,173,5714,175,4453,7490.0900.04
20864,177,3204,179,0013,3610.0800.04
20874,180,6814,182,0242,6860.0640.04
20884,183,3674,184,4222,1110.0500.04
20894,185,4784,186,1851,4140.0340.04
20904,186,8924,187,4561,1280.0270.04
20914,188,0204,188,3837260.0170.04
20924,188,7464,188,8642360.0060.04
20934,188,9824,188,854-256-0.0060.04
20944,188,7264,188,383-685-0.0160.04
20954,188,0414,187,499-1,083-0.0260.04
20964,186,9584,186,266-1,383-0.0330.04
20974,185,5754,184,569-2,011-0.0480.04
20984,183,5644,182,499-2,129-0.0510.04
20994,181,4354,180,228-2,414-0.0580.04
21004,179,0214,177,614-2,815-0.0670.04

Botswana population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
1950408,831413,4819,2992.2490.02
1951418,130422,8859,5112.2490.02
1952427,641432,5929,9022.2890.02
1953437,543442,4839,8812.2330.02
1954447,424452,2639,6782.1400.02
1955457,102461,8809,5552.0690.02
1956466,657471,4669,6172.0400.02
1957476,274481,2259,9022.0580.02
1958486,176491,31310,2742.0910.02
1959496,450501,83710,7742.1470.02
1960507,224512,86511,2812.2000.02
1961518,505524,40311,7952.2490.02
1962530,300536,42812,2562.2850.02
1963542,556549,04112,9702.3620.02
1964555,526562,27413,4972.4010.02
1965569,023570,9753,9040.6840.02
1966572,927574,8553,8560.6710.02
1967576,783578,7233,8810.6710.02
1968580,664582,6553,9820.6830.02
1969584,646586,7374,1830.7130.02
1970588,829592,2446,8291.1530.02
1971595,658604,13916,9622.8080.02
1972612,620626,60127,9634.4630.02
1973640,583657,24633,3265.0720.02
1974673,909691,56935,3215.1080.02
1975709,230727,93037,4005.1390.02
1976746,630766,42439,5895.1670.02
1977786,219806,96841,4985.1440.02
1978827,717849,39443,3545.1050.02
1979871,071893,50044,8575.0210.02
1980915,928938,57845,3014.8270.02
1981961,229982,74743,0364.3800.02
19821,004,2651,023,00937,4873.6650.02
19831,041,7521,060,71737,9303.5760.02
19841,079,6821,099,17038,9763.5460.02
19851,118,6581,138,70440,0913.5210.02
19861,158,7491,179,26341,0273.4790.02
19871,199,7761,220,36141,1703.3740.02
19881,240,9461,261,27240,6523.2230.02
19891,281,5981,301,67140,1463.0840.02
19901,321,7441,341,47439,4602.9420.03
19911,361,2041,380,58438,7602.8080.03
19921,399,9641,420,69541,4622.9190.03
19931,441,4261,462,26241,6712.8500.03
19941,483,0971,503,54440,8952.7200.03
19951,523,9921,543,63439,2842.5450.03
19961,563,2761,582,16937,7872.3880.03
19971,601,0631,619,35436,5822.2590.03
19981,637,6451,655,69936,1092.1810.03
19991,673,7541,691,55835,6082.1050.03
20001,709,3621,726,98535,2452.0410.03
20011,744,6071,761,93034,6461.9660.03
20021,779,2531,795,13031,7551.7690.03
20031,811,0081,826,86331,7111.7360.03
20041,842,7191,859,08532,7321.7610.03
20051,875,4511,892,80734,7121.8340.03
20061,910,1631,928,70437,0811.9230.03
20071,947,2441,966,97739,4662.0060.03
20081,986,7102,007,32041,2202.0540.03
20092,027,9302,048,99742,1342.0560.03
20102,070,0642,091,66443,2012.0650.03
20112,113,2652,134,03741,5441.9470.03
20122,154,8092,175,42541,2331.8950.03
20132,196,0422,217,27842,4721.9160.03
20142,238,5142,260,37643,7231.9340.03
20152,282,2372,305,17145,8691.9900.03
20162,328,1062,352,41648,6192.0670.03
20172,376,7252,401,84050,2302.0910.03
20182,426,9552,451,40948,9071.9950.03
20192,475,8622,499,70247,6791.9070.03
20202,523,5412,546,40245,7221.7960.03
20212,569,2632,588,42338,3201.4800.03