Population of Botswana

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Botswana is 2,843,670 as of February 29, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Botswana is projected at 2,397,241 or 2.40 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Botswana is projected at 2,351,627 or 2.35 million people for the year 2020. Botswana ranks number 145th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Botswana is ranked 43rd among 58 countries in Africa.

Botswana's population will be increased year by year. The Botswana population is projected to reach 2.77 million in 2030 and increase to 3.51 million in 2050 and 4.17 million by 2100. Botswana accounts for 0.030 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.017% in 1952 and is projected to increase by 0.038% by 2100.

Botswana was at 152nd position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase to 135th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Botswana population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20202,351,62747,9302.080.029
20212,397,24145,6141.940.030
20222,441,16243,9211.830.030
20232,483,75442,5921.740.030
20242,525,76442,0101.690.031
20252,567,77442,0101.660.031
20262,609,70741,9331.630.031
20272,651,29841,5911.590.031
20282,692,57241,2741.560.032
20292,733,57341,0011.520.032
20302,774,34040,7671.490.032
20312,814,88940,5491.460.032
20322,855,19340,3041.430.032
20332,895,28040,0871.400.033
20342,935,12939,8491.380.033
20352,974,71839,5891.350.033
20363,014,04239,3241.320.033
20373,053,08139,0391.300.033
20383,091,76238,6811.270.034
20393,130,02138,2591.240.034
20403,167,78637,7651.210.034
20413,205,03437,2481.180.034
20423,241,72336,6891.140.034
20433,277,80936,0861.110.035
20443,313,22635,4171.080.035
20453,347,92634,7001.050.035
20463,381,86133,9351.010.035
20473,415,02333,1620.980.035
20483,447,40332,3800.950.036
20493,479,00031,5970.920.036
20503,509,81930,8190.890.036
20513,539,84330,0240.860.036
20523,569,06429,2210.830.036
20533,597,46028,3960.800.036
20543,625,00727,5470.770.036
20553,651,69926,6920.740.037
20563,677,52425,8250.710.037
20573,702,49624,9720.680.037
20583,726,62624,1300.650.037
20593,749,95623,3300.630.037
20603,772,51322,5570.600.037
20613,794,30821,7950.580.037
20623,815,34621,0380.550.038
20633,835,63020,2840.530.038
20643,855,20719,5770.510.038
20653,874,07618,8690.490.038
20663,892,25818,1820.470.038
20673,909,77517,5170.450.038
20683,926,61516,8400.430.038
20693,942,79416,1790.410.038
20703,958,32115,5270.390.038
20713,973,19514,8740.380.038
20723,987,43314,2380.360.038
20734,001,07013,6370.340.039
20744,014,12513,0550.330.039
20754,026,61312,4880.310.039
20764,038,56011,9470.300.039
20774,049,96811,4080.280.039
20784,060,81710,8490.270.039
20794,071,11610,2990.250.039
20804,080,8399,7230.240.039
20814,090,0059,1660.220.039
20824,098,6118,6060.210.039
20834,106,6648,0530.200.039
20844,114,1667,5020.180.039
20854,121,1136,9470.170.040
20864,127,5236,4100.160.040
20874,133,3835,8600.140.040
20884,138,7215,3380.130.040
20894,143,5354,8140.120.040
20904,147,8464,3110.100.040
20914,151,6553,8090.090.040
20924,154,9823,3270.080.040
20934,157,8322,8500.070.040
20944,160,2292,3970.060.040
20954,162,1741,9450.050.040
20964,163,6921,5180.040.040
20974,164,8001,1080.030.040
20984,165,5207200.020.040
20994,165,8663460.01inf
21004,165,855-110.00inf

Botswana population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
1950412,531--0.017
1951424,00011,4692.780.017
1952435,03411,0342.600.017
1953445,33010,2962.370.017
1954454,7779,4472.120.017
1955463,3598,5821.890.017
1956471,2277,8681.700.017
1957478,6657,4381.580.017
1958486,0807,4151.550.017
1959493,9617,8811.620.017
1960502,7458,7841.780.017
1961512,6859,9401.980.017
1962523,77811,0932.160.017
1963535,68511,9072.270.017
1964547,87312,1882.280.017
1965559,99412,1212.210.017
1966571,96411,9702.140.017
1967584,09212,1282.120.017
1968596,94712,8552.200.017
1969611,30014,3532.400.017
1970627,71516,4152.690.017
1971646,34718,6322.970.017
1972667,09220,7453.210.017
1973689,91222,8203.420.018
1974714,71224,8003.590.018
1975741,35526,6433.730.018
1976769,97928,6243.860.019
1977800,52930,5503.970.019
1978832,46731,9383.990.019
1979865,07532,6083.920.020
1980897,86832,7933.790.020
1981930,40832,5403.620.021
1982962,87532,4673.490.021
1983996,13033,2553.450.021
19841,031,43935,3093.540.022
19851,069,58238,1433.700.022
19861,110,94341,3613.870.022
19871,154,90643,9633.960.023
19881,200,06745,1613.910.023
19891,244,48444,4173.700.024
19901,286,75642,2723.400.024
19911,326,32239,5663.070.025
19921,363,55437,2322.810.025
19931,399,11035,5562.610.025
19941,434,05934,9492.500.025
19951,469,17435,1152.450.026
19961,504,73035,5562.420.026
19971,540,42535,6952.370.026
19981,575,82435,3992.300.026
19991,610,26434,4402.190.027
20001,643,33433,0702.050.027
20011,674,67831,3441.910.027
20021,704,64229,9641.790.027
20031,734,39829,7561.750.027
20041,765,52731,1291.790.027
20051,799,07833,5511.900.027
20061,835,90836,8302.050.028
20071,875,45939,5512.150.028
20081,915,63940,1802.140.028
20091,953,49837,8591.980.028
20101,987,10533,6071.720.028
20112,015,40328,2981.420.028
20122,039,55624,1531.200.028
20132,062,54822,9921.130.028
20142,088,61826,0701.260.028
20152,120,71632,0981.540.029
20162,159,92739,2111.850.029
20172,205,08045,1532.090.029
20182,254,06848,9882.220.029
20192,303,69749,6292.200.030