Population of Congo

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Congo is 5,783,984 as of May 26, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Congo is projected at 5,657,013 or 5.68 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Congo is projected at 5,518,087 or 5.52 million people for the year 2020. Congo ranks number 116th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Congo is ranked 36th among 58 countries in Africa.

Congo's population will be increased year by year. The Congo population is projected to reach 7.02 million in 2030 and increase further to 10.7 million in 2050 and 20.9 million by 2100. Congo accounts for 0.07 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.04% in 1967 and is projected to increase by 0.19% by 2100.

Congo was at 138th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 77th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Congo population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20205,518,087137,5792.560.07
20215,657,013138,9262.520.07
20225,797,805140,7922.490.07
20235,940,750142,9452.470.07
20246,086,284145,5342.450.08
20256,234,724148,4402.440.08
20266,386,127151,4032.430.08
20276,540,372154,2452.420.08
20286,697,436157,0642.400.08
20296,857,281159,8452.390.08
20307,019,831162,5502.370.08
20317,185,078165,2472.350.08
20327,352,979167,9012.340.08
20337,523,401170,4222.320.09
20347,696,190172,7892.300.09
20357,871,210175,0202.270.09
20368,048,358177,1482.250.09
20378,227,576179,2182.230.09
20388,408,768181,1922.200.09
20398,591,824183,0562.180.09
20408,776,648184,8242.150.10
20418,963,176186,5282.130.10
20429,151,311188,1352.100.10
20439,340,927189,6162.070.10
20449,531,884190,9572.040.10
20459,724,082192,1982.020.10
20469,917,442193,3601.990.10
204710,111,925194,4831.960.11
204810,307,508195,5831.930.11
204910,504,196196,6881.910.11
205010,701,994197,7981.880.11
205110,900,865198,8711.860.11
205211,100,779199,9141.830.11
205311,301,739200,9601.810.11
205411,503,735201,9961.790.12
205511,706,763203,0281.760.12
205611,910,790204,0271.740.12
205712,115,795205,0051.720.12
205812,321,862206,0671.700.12
205912,529,069207,2071.680.12
206012,737,460208,3911.660.13
206112,947,065209,6051.650.13
206213,157,790210,7251.630.13
206313,369,464211,6741.610.13
206413,581,868212,4041.590.13
206513,794,826212,9581.570.13
206614,008,221213,3951.550.14
206714,222,018213,7971.530.14
206814,436,277214,2591.510.14
206914,651,092214,8151.490.14
207014,866,501215,4091.470.14
207115,082,466215,9651.450.14
207215,298,807216,3411.430.15
207315,515,303216,4961.420.15
207415,731,645216,3421.390.15
207515,947,582215,9371.370.15
207616,162,966215,3841.350.15
207716,377,741214,7751.330.15
207816,591,776214,0351.310.16
207916,804,976213,2001.280.16
208017,017,240212,2641.260.16
208117,228,470211,2301.240.16
208217,438,561210,0911.220.16
208317,647,438208,8771.200.16
208417,855,031207,5931.180.17
208518,061,287206,2561.160.17
208618,266,132204,8451.130.17
208718,469,520203,3881.110.17
208818,671,360201,8401.090.17
208918,871,583200,2231.070.17
209019,070,131198,5481.050.18
209119,266,964196,8331.030.18
209219,462,074195,1101.010.18
209319,655,455193,3810.990.18
209419,847,122191,6670.980.18
209520,037,076189,9540.960.18
209620,225,354188,2780.940.19
209720,411,964186,6100.920.19
209820,596,921184,9570.910.19
209920,780,263183,3420.890.19
210020,961,988181,7250.870.19

Congo population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
1950827,252--0.03
1951842,47115,2191.840.03
1952858,40615,9351.890.03
1953875,10516,6991.950.03
1954892,62917,5242.000.03
1955911,02918,4002.060.03
1956930,37819,3492.120.03
1957950,71620,3382.190.03
1958972,10321,3872.250.03
1959994,59822,4952.310.03
19601,018,25323,6552.380.03
19611,043,11624,8632.440.03
19621,069,23826,1222.500.03
19631,096,63827,4002.560.03
19641,125,35228,7142.620.03
19651,155,39230,0402.670.03
19661,186,78531,3932.720.03
19671,219,54132,7562.760.04
19681,253,76034,2192.810.04
19691,289,52235,7622.850.04
19701,326,88537,3632.900.04
19711,365,89939,0142.940.04
19721,406,52240,6232.970.04
19731,448,63742,1152.990.04
19741,492,05543,4183.000.04
19751,536,65444,5992.990.04
19761,582,35845,7042.970.04
19771,629,20946,8512.960.04
19781,677,33248,1232.950.04
19791,726,86649,5342.950.04
19801,777,93451,0682.960.04
19811,830,63252,6982.960.04
19821,884,87554,2432.960.04
19831,940,44355,5682.950.04
19841,996,99556,5522.910.04
19852,054,31257,3172.870.04
19862,112,36158,0492.830.04
19872,171,32158,9602.790.04
19882,231,46560,1442.770.04
19892,293,16661,7012.770.04
19902,356,73763,5712.770.04
19912,422,30565,5682.780.04
19922,489,95267,6472.790.05
19932,559,87369,9212.810.05
19942,632,34572,4722.830.05
19952,707,53775,1922.860.05
19962,785,81078,2732.890.05
19972,867,28081,4702.920.05
19982,951,64784,3672.940.05
19993,038,43386,7862.940.05
20003,127,41188,9782.930.05
20013,217,93390,5222.890.05
20023,310,38792,4542.870.05
20033,406,92296,5352.920.05
20043,510,468103,5463.040.05
20053,622,775112,3073.200.06
20063,745,141122,3663.380.06
20073,876,119130,9783.500.06
20084,011,486135,3673.490.06
20094,145,391133,9053.340.06
20104,273,731128,3403.100.06
20114,394,844121,1132.830.06
20124,510,199115,3552.620.06
20134,622,762112,5632.500.06
20144,736,976114,2142.470.06
20154,856,095119,1192.510.07
20164,980,996124,9012.570.07
20175,110,695129,6992.600.07
20185,244,359133,6642.620.07
20195,380,508136,1492.600.07