Demographics of Comoros

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date30 Oct 2021

As of 2021, the population of Comoros is projected at 0.89 million, up by 2.17% compared with 0.87 million in 2020. Comoros is ranked 163rd in terms of population and 46th in terms of population growth rate.

There are 27.13 thousand births in Comoros in 2021. That is 74 per day, which is ranked 148th. The crude birth rate is 30.51 per 1000 people. There are 6.22 thousand deaths in Comoros in 2021. That is 17 per day, which is ranked 161st. The crude death rate is 6.99 per 1000 people.

0.26 million people are living in urban areas, which is 29.61% of Comoros population. Comoros is ranked 177th in terms of urbanization.

The Sex Ratio in Comoros in 2021 is 101.79 males per 100 females. There are 0.45 million males and 0.44 million females in Comoros. The percentage of female population is 49.56% compare to 50.44% male population. Comoros has 7.87 thousand more males than females. Comoros is at 158th position out of 201 countries/territories in terms of female to male ratio.

  • Population
  • Growth rate

Comoros population

Year Population Growth (%)
1950159,459-
1955175,9061.77
1960191,1221.61
1965207,4291.80
1970230,0552.10
1975257,2852.87
1980307,8313.49
1985355,3372.86
1990411,5982.99
1995475,3942.84
2000542,3582.55
2005611,6252.41
2010689,6962.44
2015777,4352.38
2016795,5972.34
2017813,8902.30
2018832,3222.26
2019850,8912.23
2020869,5952.20
2021888,4562.17
  • Total
  • Crude

Comoros death and birth rate

Year Total Crude(per 1000)
DeathBirthCrude deathCrude birth
19504,1116,93525.5443.19
19554,3938,21624.9946.74
19604,4769,11423.4147.71
19654,4519,72421.3646.70
19704,43510,45019.2945.51
19754,58511,80917.5245.19
19804,80414,04315.6945.84
19854,82816,18613.5245.37
19904,74817,54611.5142.56
19954,78918,76010.0639.44
20005,16420,3469.5037.50
20055,57722,2639.1036.32
20105,69424,3408.2435.21
20155,83125,9207.4933.33
20206,14426,9327.0630.95
20216,21527,1256.9930.51
  • Population
  • Urbanization

Urban and rural population of Comoros

Year Population Urbanization
UrbanRuralgrowth rate (%)Urban (%)
195010,526148,933-6.601
195516,095159,8088.559.150
196023,988167,1338.1412.551
196535,217172,2078.0016.978
197044,607185,4474.0019.390
197554,647202,6434.7521.239
198071,463236,3665.3323.215
198590,500264,8374.7625.469
1990114,709296,8854.8427.869
1995134,543340,8512.6828.301
2000152,293390,0642.3928.080
2005170,493441,1342.3127.875
2010192,925496,7672.6327.973
2015221,334556,0902.8528.470
2020255,487614,1142.9529.380
2021263,083625,3242.9729.613
  • Population pyramid
  • Gender ratio

Comoros population by Age Group (2011)

Age group Male Female Total M per 100 F
PersonsShare (%)
00-04 63,349 61,016 124,365 14.00 103.824
05-09 59,023 56,946 115,969 13.05 103.647
10-14 52,851 51,057 103,908 11.70 103.514
15-19 46,501 45,022 91,523 10.30 103.285
20-24 41,159 39,921 81,080 9.13 103.101
25-29 36,750 35,737 72,487 8.16 102.835
30-34 32,904 32,113 65,017 7.32 102.463
35-39 28,041 27,509 55,550 6.25 101.934
40-44 22,323 22,078 44,401 5.00 101.110
45-49 17,763 17,746 35,509 4.00 100.096
50-54 14,371 14,537 28,908 3.25 98.858
55-59 11,501 11,887 23,388 2.63 96.753
60-64 8,746 9,374 18,120 2.04 93.301
65-69 5,990 6,717 12,707 1.43 89.177
70-74 3,481 4,038 7,519 0.85 86.206
75-79 2,008 2,553 4,561 0.51 78.653
80-84 988 1,367 2,355 0.27 72.275
85-89 336 524 860 0.10 64.122
90-94 72 132 204 0.02 54.545
95-99 7 17 24 0.00 41.176
100+ 0 1 1 0.00 0.000
Total 448,164 440,292 888,456 101.788