Population of Chad

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Chad is 17,534,282 as of September 27, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Chad is projected at 16,914,985 or 16.91 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Chad is projected at 16,425,864 or 16.43 million people for the year 2020. Chad ranks number 72th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Chad is ranked 24th among 58 countries in Africa.

Chad's population will be increased year by year. The Chad population is projected to reach 21.69 million in 2030 and increase further to 34.03 million in 2050 and 61.85 million by 2100. Chad accounts for 0.21 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.11% in 1986 and is projected to increase by 0.57% by 2100.

Chad was at 97th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase to 43rd in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Chad population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202016,425,864478,9883.000.21
202116,914,985489,1212.980.21
202217,413,580498,5952.950.22
202317,921,184507,6042.910.22
202418,437,030515,8462.880.23
202518,960,529523,4992.840.23
202619,491,497530,9682.800.24
202720,030,003538,5062.760.24
202820,575,994545,9912.730.24
202921,129,475553,4812.690.25
203021,690,381560,9062.650.25
203122,258,555568,1742.620.26
203222,833,728575,1732.580.26
203323,415,479581,7512.550.27
203424,003,351587,8722.510.27
203524,596,920593,5692.470.28
203625,195,866598,9462.440.28
203725,800,003604,1372.400.29
203826,409,247609,2442.360.29
203927,023,571614,3242.330.30
204027,642,860619,2892.290.30
204128,266,934624,0742.260.31
204228,895,416628,4822.220.31
204329,527,853632,4372.190.32
204430,163,707635,8542.150.32
204530,802,500638,7932.120.32
204631,443,912641,4122.080.33
204732,087,707643,7952.050.33
204832,733,649645,9422.010.34
204933,381,593647,9441.980.34
205034,031,311649,7181.950.35
205134,682,513651,2021.910.35
205235,334,872652,3591.880.36
205335,988,158653,2861.850.36
205436,642,112653,9541.820.37
205537,296,466654,3541.790.37
205637,950,949654,4831.750.38
205738,605,208654,2591.720.38
205839,258,865653,6571.690.39
205939,911,491652,6261.660.39
206040,562,702651,2111.630.40
206141,212,146649,4441.600.40
206241,859,513647,3671.570.41
206342,504,461644,9481.540.41
206443,146,635642,1741.510.42
206543,785,711639,0761.480.42
206644,421,347635,6361.450.43
206745,053,208631,8611.420.43
206845,681,009627,8011.390.44
206946,304,417623,4081.360.44
207046,923,140618,7231.340.45
207147,536,859613,7191.310.45
207248,145,223608,3641.280.46
207348,747,950602,7271.250.46
207449,344,728596,7781.220.47
207549,935,261590,5331.200.47
207650,519,259583,9981.170.48
207751,096,393577,1341.140.48
207851,666,246569,8531.120.49
207952,228,340562,0941.090.49
208052,782,269553,9291.060.49
208153,327,726545,4571.030.50
208253,864,491536,7651.010.50
208354,392,368527,8770.980.51
208454,911,226518,8580.950.51
208555,420,895509,6690.930.52
208655,921,200500,3050.900.52
208756,411,917490,7170.880.52
208856,892,835480,9180.850.53
208957,363,761470,9260.830.53
209057,824,494460,7330.800.53
209158,274,909450,4150.780.54
209258,714,879439,9700.750.54
209359,144,313429,4340.730.55
209459,563,149418,8360.710.55
209559,971,302408,1530.690.55
209660,368,711397,4090.660.56
209760,755,332386,6210.640.56
209861,131,090375,7580.620.56
209961,495,933364,8430.600.57
210061,849,818353,8850.580.57

Chad population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19502,502,319--0.10
19512,543,88341,5641.660.10
19522,588,87844,9951.770.10
19532,636,24347,3651.830.10
19542,685,18748,9441.860.10
19552,735,19850,0111.860.10
19562,786,04950,8511.860.10
19572,837,76651,7171.860.10
19582,890,63452,8681.860.10
19592,945,10254,4681.880.10
19603,001,60956,5071.920.10
19613,060,36858,7591.960.10
19623,121,23660,8681.990.10
19633,183,57262,3362.000.10
19643,246,52362,9511.980.10
19653,309,58663,0631.940.10
19663,372,18962,6031.890.10
19673,434,82562,6361.860.10
19683,499,36264,5371.880.10
19693,568,39869,0361.970.10
19703,643,60475,2062.110.10
19713,726,18982,5852.270.10
19723,815,26089,0712.390.10
19733,907,88992,6292.430.10
19743,999,92192,0322.360.10
19754,088,56488,6432.220.10
19764,173,13584,5712.070.10
19774,255,24882,1131.970.10
19784,337,29182,0431.930.10
19794,422,74585,4541.970.10
19804,514,43091,6852.070.10
19814,612,84998,4192.180.10
19824,718,162105,3132.280.10
19834,832,321114,1592.420.10
19844,957,558125,2372.590.10
19855,095,401137,8432.780.10
19865,247,283151,8822.980.11
19875,412,847165,5643.160.11
19885,589,626176,7793.270.11
19895,773,920184,2943.300.11
19905,963,252189,3323.280.11
19916,157,079193,8273.250.11
19926,356,748199,6693.240.12
19936,563,922207,1743.260.12
19946,781,053217,1313.310.12
19957,010,145229,0923.380.12
19967,250,975240,8303.440.12
19977,503,493252,5183.480.13
19987,770,048266,5553.550.13
19998,053,536283,4883.650.13
20008,355,654302,1183.750.14
20018,678,051322,3973.860.14
20029,019,233341,1823.930.14
20039,373,916354,6833.930.15
20049,734,767360,8513.850.15
200510,096,633361,8663.720.15
200610,457,124360,4913.570.16
200710,818,024360,9003.450.16
200811,183,588365,5643.380.16
200911,560,147376,5593.370.17
201011,952,136391,9893.390.17
201112,360,990408,8543.420.18
201212,784,750423,7603.430.18
201313,220,433435,6833.410.18
201413,663,566443,1333.350.19
201514,110,975447,4093.270.19
201614,561,660450,6853.190.20
201715,016,753455,0933.130.20
201815,477,729460,9763.070.20
201915,946,876469,1473.030.21