Population of the DR Congo

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2022)
Date08 Apr 2024

The current population of DR Congo is 105,812,593 as of July 21, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of DR Congo is projected at 105,625,114 or 105.63 million, as of July 1, 2024. The total population in DR Congo is projected at 102,262,808 or 102.26 million people for the year 2023.

DR Congo is the fourth-most populous country in Africa and is in the 15th position in the world on the list of 237 countries and territories.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

DR Congo population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
202297,413,85899,010,2123,192,7083.2251.24
2023100,606,566102,262,8083,312,4853.2391.27
2024103,919,051105,625,1143,412,1273.2311.30
2025107,331,178109,075,5603,488,7633.1991.33
2026110,819,941112,607,6603,575,4393.1751.36
2027114,395,380116,225,9553,661,1503.1501.39
2028118,056,530119,929,1583,745,2553.1231.43
2029121,801,785123,716,4923,829,4153.0961.46
2030125,631,200127,582,0533,901,7063.0581.49
2031129,532,906131,523,2033,980,5943.0271.53
2032133,513,500135,538,8104,050,6192.9891.56
2033137,564,119139,626,6904,125,1422.9551.60
2034141,689,261143,789,0264,199,5302.9211.63
2035145,888,791148,025,7074,273,8322.8871.67
2036150,162,623152,323,1034,320,9602.8371.70
2037154,483,583156,665,7374,364,3082.7861.74
2038158,847,891161,055,7744,415,7662.7421.78
2039163,263,657165,502,8514,478,3872.7061.81
2040167,742,044170,013,8154,543,5432.6731.85
2041172,285,587174,575,8034,580,4322.6241.89
2042176,866,019179,185,5154,638,9922.5891.93
2043181,505,011183,840,2944,670,5662.5411.96
2044186,175,577188,523,8504,696,5462.4912.00
2045190,872,123193,253,8184,763,3902.4652.04
2046195,635,513198,033,9154,796,8032.4222.08
2047200,432,316202,854,3154,843,9982.3882.12
2048205,276,314207,716,7934,880,9592.3502.16
2049210,157,273212,606,5164,898,4872.3042.20
2050215,055,760217,494,0034,876,4872.2422.24
2051219,932,247222,377,9384,891,3832.2002.28
2052224,823,630227,283,6344,920,0082.1652.32
2053229,743,638232,212,6524,938,0272.1272.36
2054234,681,665237,147,2484,931,1662.0792.40
2055239,612,831242,080,8754,936,0882.0392.44
2056244,548,919247,018,3934,938,9481.9992.48
2057249,487,867251,959,7504,943,7661.9622.53
2058254,431,633256,909,9074,956,5471.9292.57
2059259,388,180261,852,7074,929,0551.8822.61
2060264,317,235266,798,6874,962,9041.8602.65
2061269,280,139271,742,2804,924,2831.8122.69
2062274,204,422276,664,2864,919,7291.7782.73
2063279,124,151281,587,1124,925,9231.7492.77
2064284,050,074286,515,1384,930,1281.7212.82
2065288,980,202291,432,6544,904,9031.6832.86
2066293,885,105296,330,4094,890,6081.6502.90
2067298,775,713301,233,5084,915,5891.6322.94
2068303,691,302306,121,4564,860,3091.5882.98
2069308,551,611310,951,6994,800,1771.5443.03
2070313,351,788315,728,4464,753,3161.5063.07
2071318,105,104320,467,4274,724,6461.4743.11
2072322,829,750325,190,9104,722,3211.4523.15
2073327,552,071329,883,8874,663,6321.4143.19
2074332,215,703334,528,6004,625,7931.3833.23
2075336,841,496339,115,6624,548,3331.3413.27
2076341,389,829343,636,0934,492,5281.3073.31
2077345,882,357348,082,5544,400,3941.2643.35
2078350,282,751352,486,0364,406,5711.2503.39
2079354,689,322356,853,1554,327,6671.2133.43
2080359,016,989361,162,3174,290,6561.1883.47
2081363,307,645365,414,8394,214,3871.1533.51
2082367,522,032369,607,1134,170,1631.1283.55
2083371,692,195373,738,2644,092,1381.0953.58
2084375,784,333377,788,5084,008,3501.0613.62
2085379,792,683381,778,1023,970,8381.0403.66
2086383,763,521385,703,8023,880,5631.0063.70
2087387,644,084389,549,2803,810,3910.9783.73
2088391,454,475393,324,7473,740,5440.9513.77
2089395,195,019397,017,6343,645,2300.9183.81
2090398,840,249400,629,0373,577,5760.8933.84
2091402,417,825404,151,4623,467,2740.8583.88
2092405,885,099407,589,5733,408,9490.8363.91
2093409,294,048410,962,6193,337,1430.8123.95
2094412,631,191414,274,4253,286,4680.7933.98
2095415,917,659417,510,8773,186,4350.7634.02
2096419,104,094420,649,5563,090,9240.7354.05
2097422,195,018423,699,2003,008,3650.7104.08
2098425,203,383426,674,0462,941,3260.6894.11
2099428,144,709429,570,0842,850,7490.6644.15
2100430,995,458432,378,4002,765,8850.6404.18

DR Congo population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
195012,174,04912,295,745243,3911.9800.49
195112,417,44012,545,791256,7022.0460.49
195212,674,14212,807,615266,9462.0840.49
195312,941,08813,074,603267,0312.0420.50
195413,208,11913,349,701283,1632.1210.50
195513,491,28213,638,427294,2902.1580.50
195613,785,57213,939,099307,0542.2030.50
195714,092,62614,252,673320,0932.2460.50
195814,412,71914,569,211312,9852.1480.50
195914,725,70414,903,607355,8062.3870.50
196015,081,51015,276,558390,0972.5540.51
196115,471,60715,673,284403,3542.5740.51
196215,874,96116,086,084422,2452.6250.51
196316,297,20616,517,995441,5772.6730.52
196416,738,78316,965,855454,1432.6770.52
196517,192,92617,438,254490,6562.8140.52
196617,683,58217,941,738516,3132.8780.53
196718,199,89518,472,105544,4202.9470.53
196818,744,31519,022,799556,9682.9280.54
196919,301,28319,583,123563,6792.8790.54
197019,864,96220,151,733573,5422.8460.55
197120,438,50420,712,952548,8962.6500.55
197220,987,40021,273,409572,0172.6890.55
197321,559,41721,853,906588,9772.6950.56
197422,148,39422,448,415600,0432.6730.56
197522,748,43723,052,715608,5572.6400.57
197623,356,99423,655,016596,0442.5200.57
197723,953,03824,256,464606,8522.5020.58
197824,559,89025,015,244910,7073.6410.58
197925,470,59725,902,760864,3263.3370.59
198026,334,92326,708,686747,5272.7990.60
198127,082,45027,457,783750,6652.7340.61
198227,833,11528,219,219772,2092.7370.61
198328,605,32429,005,175799,7022.7570.62
198429,405,02629,879,852949,6513.1780.63
198530,354,67730,800,051890,7482.8920.63
198631,245,42531,725,132959,4143.0240.64
198732,204,83932,712,5741,015,4703.1040.65
198833,220,30933,750,0521,059,4853.1390.66
198934,279,79434,825,8911,092,1953.1360.67
199035,371,98935,987,5411,231,1033.4210.68
199136,603,09237,194,8121,183,4403.1820.69
199237,786,53238,332,3021,091,5412.8480.70
199338,878,07339,580,8441,405,5433.5510.71
199440,283,61641,511,9852,456,7385.9200.73
199542,740,35443,285,7911,090,8752.5200.75
199643,831,22944,118,709574,9611.3030.76
199744,406,19044,822,198832,0171.8560.76
199845,238,20745,895,5241,314,6352.8650.77
199946,552,84247,227,2381,348,7932.8560.78
200047,901,63548,616,3171,429,3642.9400.79
200149,330,99950,106,6571,551,3163.0960.80
200250,882,31551,662,0711,559,5133.0190.82
200352,441,82853,205,6391,527,6232.8710.83
200453,969,45154,815,6071,692,3123.0880.85
200555,661,76356,550,2471,776,9673.1430.86
200657,438,73058,381,6301,885,8013.2300.88
200759,324,53160,289,4221,929,7823.2010.90
200861,254,31362,249,7241,990,8223.1980.91
200963,245,13564,270,2322,050,1943.1900.93
201065,295,32966,391,2572,191,8563.3020.95
201167,487,18568,654,2692,334,1683.4000.97
201269,821,35370,997,8702,353,0333.3150.99
201372,174,38673,460,0212,571,2703.5011.01
201474,745,65676,035,5882,579,8653.3931.04
201577,325,52178,656,9042,662,7653.3861.06
201679,988,28681,430,9772,885,3813.5441.08
201782,873,66784,283,2732,819,2123.3451.11
201885,692,87987,087,3552,788,9523.2031.13
201988,481,83189,906,8902,850,1193.1701.16
202091,331,95092,853,1643,042,4293.2771.18
202194,374,37995,894,1183,039,4793.1701.21