Population of Central African Republic

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Central African Republic is 5,041,341 as of October 01, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Central African Republic is projected at 4,919,981 or 4.92 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Central African Republic is projected at 4,829,767 or 4.83 million people for the year 2020. Central African Republic ranks number 125th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Central African Republic is ranked 38th among 58 countries in Africa.

Central African Republic's population will be increased year by year. The Central African Republic population is projected to reach 5.94 million in 2030 and increase further to 8.4 million in 2050 and 11.6 million by 2100. Central African Republic accounts for 0.062 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.051% in 1953, it will decrease and increase in share and is projected to increase by 0.107% by 2100.

Central African Republic was at 125th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 97th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Central African Republic population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20204,829,76784,5821.780.062
20214,919,98190,2141.870.062
20225,016,67896,6971.970.063
20235,119,141102,4632.040.064
20245,226,580107,4392.100.064
20255,338,264111,6842.140.065
20265,453,693115,4292.160.066
20275,572,373118,6802.180.067
20285,693,740121,3672.180.068
20295,817,198123,4582.170.069
20305,942,211125,0132.150.070
20316,068,358126,1472.120.070
20326,195,288126,9302.090.071
20336,322,641127,3532.060.072
20346,450,103127,4622.020.073
20356,577,413127,3101.970.074
20366,704,291126,8781.930.075
20376,830,555126,2641.880.076
20386,956,121125,5661.840.077
20397,080,996124,8751.800.077
20407,205,166124,1701.750.078
20417,328,517123,3511.710.079
20427,450,947122,4301.670.080
20437,572,513121,5661.630.081
20447,693,281120,7681.590.082
20457,813,300120,0191.560.082
20467,932,563119,2631.530.083
20478,050,991118,4281.490.084
20488,168,556117,5651.460.085
20498,285,226116,6701.430.086
20508,400,956115,7301.400.086
20518,515,700114,7441.370.087
20528,629,417113,7171.340.088
20538,742,074112,6571.310.089
20548,853,591111,5171.280.089
20558,963,955110,3641.250.090
20569,073,063109,1081.220.091
20579,180,860107,7971.190.091
20589,287,276106,4161.160.092
20599,392,249104,9731.130.093
20609,495,687103,4381.100.094
20619,597,524101,8371.070.094
20629,697,662100,1381.040.095
20639,795,95698,2941.010.096
20649,892,24696,2900.980.096
20659,986,40394,1570.950.097
206610,078,33791,9340.920.097
206710,167,95889,6210.890.098
206810,255,15087,1920.860.099
206910,339,79184,6410.830.099
207010,421,78281,9910.790.100
207110,501,05879,2760.760.100
207210,577,55776,4990.730.101
207310,651,23273,6750.700.101
207410,722,05870,8260.660.102
207510,789,98767,9290.630.102
207610,855,02065,0330.600.102
207710,917,13262,1120.570.103
207810,976,32659,1940.540.103
207911,032,61556,2890.510.104
208011,086,00753,3920.480.104
208111,136,53250,5250.460.104
208211,184,20347,6710.430.104
208311,229,12444,9210.400.105
208411,271,42442,3000.380.105
208511,311,20139,7770.350.105
208611,348,51337,3120.330.105
208711,383,37934,8660.310.106
208811,415,85232,4730.290.106
208911,445,96430,1120.260.106
209011,473,75427,7900.240.106
209111,499,24925,4950.220.106
209211,522,50523,2560.200.106
209311,543,54621,0410.180.107
209411,562,41118,8650.160.107
209511,579,14016,7290.140.107
209611,593,74914,6090.130.107
209711,606,27112,5220.110.107
209811,616,71810,4470.090.107
209911,625,0918,3730.070.107
210011,631,4026,3110.050.107

Central African Republic population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19501,326,652--0.052
19511,341,71515,0631.140.052
19521,356,12014,4051.070.052
19531,370,51714,3971.060.051
19541,385,45214,9351.090.051
19551,401,34115,8891.150.051
19561,418,48117,1401.220.050
19571,437,05518,5741.310.050
19581,457,12120,0661.400.050
19591,478,67721,5561.480.050
19601,501,66822,9911.550.049
19611,526,06624,3981.620.049
19621,551,91025,8441.690.049
19631,579,37027,4601.770.049
19641,608,61629,2461.850.049
19651,639,70631,0901.930.049
19661,673,01933,3132.030.049
19671,708,30235,2832.110.049
19681,744,19435,8922.100.049
19691,778,86134,6671.990.049
19701,811,14432,2831.810.049
19711,840,51829,3741.620.049
19721,867,78227,2641.480.048
19731,894,85327,0711.450.048
19741,924,38829,5351.560.048
19751,958,36733,9791.770.048
19761,997,01438,6471.970.048
19772,039,91942,9052.150.048
19782,087,66347,7442.340.048
19792,140,77753,1142.540.049
19802,199,35658,5792.740.049
19812,264,44265,0862.960.050
19822,335,33370,8913.130.051
19832,408,31772,9843.130.051
19842,478,38270,0652.910.052
19852,542,16963,7872.570.052
19862,597,76155,5922.190.052
19872,646,84049,0791.890.052
19882,693,97347,1331.780.052
19892,745,73451,7611.920.052
19902,806,73461,0002.220.053
19912,878,50971,7752.560.053
19922,959,23680,7272.800.054
19933,046,14986,9132.940.055
19943,135,01588,8662.920.055
19953,222,65687,6412.800.056
19963,308,23385,5772.660.057
19973,392,43684,2032.550.057
19983,475,49283,0562.450.058
19993,558,01482,5222.370.059
20003,640,42782,4132.320.059
20013,722,01881,5912.240.060
20023,802,12880,1102.150.060
20033,881,18179,0532.080.061
20043,959,87578,6942.030.061
20054,038,38278,5071.980.062
20064,118,06979,6871.970.062
20074,198,01079,9411.940.063
20084,273,36675,3561.800.063
20094,337,62564,2591.500.063
20104,386,76849,1431.130.063
20114,418,63731,8690.730.063
20124,436,41617,7790.400.062
20134,447,94411,5280.260.062
20144,464,17516,2310.360.061
20154,493,17028,9950.650.061
20164,537,68644,5160.990.061
20174,596,02358,3371.290.061
20184,666,36870,3451.530.061
20194,745,18578,8171.690.062