Population of Botswana

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Botswana is 2,436,783 as of May 26, 2022, 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
20202,351,62747,9302.080.030
20212,397,24145,6141.940.030
20222,441,16243,9211.830.031
20232,483,75442,5921.740.031
20242,525,76442,0101.690.031
20252,567,77442,0101.660.031
20262,609,70741,9331.630.032
20272,651,29841,5911.590.032
20282,692,57241,2741.560.032
20292,733,57341,0011.520.032
20302,774,34040,7671.490.032
20312,814,88940,5491.460.033
20322,855,19340,3041.430.033
20332,895,28040,0871.400.033
20342,935,12939,8491.380.033
20352,974,71839,5891.350.033
20363,014,04239,3241.320.034
20373,053,08139,0391.300.034
20383,091,76238,6811.270.034
20393,130,02138,2591.240.034
20403,167,78637,7651.210.034
20413,205,03437,2481.180.035
20423,241,72336,6891.140.035
20433,277,80936,0861.110.035
20443,313,22635,4171.080.035
20453,347,92634,7001.050.035
20463,381,86133,9351.010.035
20473,415,02333,1620.980.036
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
20543,625,00727,5470.770.037
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
20623,815,34621,0380.550.037
20633,835,63020,2840.530.037
20643,855,20719,5770.510.037
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
20734,001,07013,6370.340.038
20744,014,12513,0550.330.038
20754,026,61312,4880.310.038
20764,038,56011,9470.300.038
20774,049,96811,4080.280.038
20784,060,81710,8490.270.038
20794,071,11610,2990.250.038
20804,080,8399,7230.240.038
20814,090,0059,1660.220.038
20824,098,6118,6060.210.038
20834,106,6648,0530.200.038
20844,114,1667,5020.180.038
20854,121,1136,9470.170.038
20864,127,5236,4100.160.038
20874,133,3835,8600.140.038
20884,138,7215,3380.130.038
20894,143,5354,8140.120.038
20904,147,8464,3110.100.038
20914,151,6553,8090.090.038
20924,154,9823,3270.080.038
20934,157,8322,8500.070.038
20944,160,2292,3970.060.038
20954,162,1741,9450.050.038
20964,163,6921,5180.040.038
20974,164,8001,1080.030.038
20984,165,5207200.020.038
20994,165,8663460.010.038
21004,165,855-110.000.038

Botswana population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
1950412,531--0.016
1951424,00011,4692.780.016
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
19911,326,32239,5663.070.024
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
20051,799,07833,5511.900.028
20061,835,90836,8302.050.028
20071,875,45939,5512.150.028
20081,915,63940,1802.140.028
20091,953,49837,8591.980.028
20101,987,10533,6071.720.029
20112,015,40328,2981.420.029
20122,039,55624,1531.200.029
20132,062,54822,9921.130.029
20142,088,61826,0701.260.029
20152,120,71632,0981.540.029
20162,159,92739,2111.850.029
20172,205,08045,1532.090.029
20182,254,06848,9882.220.030
20192,303,69749,6292.200.030