Population of Eritrea

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Eritrea is 3,678,502 as of October 06, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Eritrea is projected at 3,601,467 or 3.602 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Eritrea is projected at 3,546,421 or 3.550 million people for the year 2020. Eritrea ranks number 133rd in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Eritrea is ranked 40th among 58 countries in Africa.

Eritrea's population will be increased year by year. The Eritrea population is projected to reach 4.24 million in 2030 and increase further to 6.0 million in 2050 and 9.06 million by 2100. Eritrea accounts for 0.046 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.033% in 1956 and is projected to increase by 0.083% by 2100.

Eritrea was at 139th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 103rd in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Eritrea population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20203,546,42149,3041.410.045
20213,601,46755,0461.550.046
20223,662,24460,7771.690.046
20233,727,66065,4161.790.046
20243,795,98668,3261.830.047
20253,865,96369,9771.840.047
20263,937,19771,2341.840.048
20274,009,95972,7621.850.048
20284,084,47674,5171.860.049
20294,161,14176,6651.880.049
20304,240,21379,0721.900.050
20314,321,62281,4091.920.050
20324,405,03783,4151.930.051
20334,490,18785,1501.930.051
20344,576,72286,5351.930.052
20354,664,36287,6401.910.052
20364,752,92388,5611.900.053
20374,842,28089,3571.880.054
20384,932,28290,0021.860.054
20395,022,76290,4801.830.055
20405,113,55590,7931.810.056
20415,204,55490,9991.780.056
20425,295,58491,0301.750.057
20435,386,45090,8661.720.057
20445,476,92390,4731.680.058
20455,566,81189,8881.640.059
20465,656,00789,1961.600.059
20475,744,46288,4551.560.060
20485,832,18587,7231.530.061
20495,919,18186,9961.490.061
20506,005,49086,3091.460.062
20516,091,06385,5731.420.062
20526,175,88984,8261.390.063
20536,260,06384,1741.360.063
20546,343,70983,6461.340.064
20556,426,91083,2011.310.065
20566,509,68782,7771.290.065
20576,592,01482,3271.260.066
20586,673,87281,8581.240.066
20596,755,25781,3851.220.067
20606,836,13580,8781.200.067
20616,916,48480,3491.180.068
20626,996,25279,7681.150.068
20637,075,39979,1471.130.069
20647,153,83178,4321.110.070
20657,231,47377,6421.090.070
20667,308,28476,8111.060.071
20677,384,19275,9081.040.071
20687,459,06974,8771.010.072
20697,532,76673,6970.990.072
20707,605,15272,3860.960.073
20717,676,17471,0220.930.073
20727,745,76969,5950.910.074
20737,813,90968,1400.880.074
20747,880,56766,6580.850.075
20757,945,71765,1500.830.075
20768,009,30663,5890.800.076
20778,071,32262,0160.770.076
20788,131,73060,4080.750.076
20798,190,55858,8280.720.077
20808,247,77157,2130.700.077
20818,303,38455,6130.670.078
20828,357,37053,9860.650.078
20838,409,74052,3700.630.078
20848,460,48650,7460.600.079
20858,509,62249,1360.580.079
20868,557,14147,5190.560.080
20878,603,06445,9230.540.080
20888,647,39844,3340.520.080
20898,690,18842,7900.490.080
20908,731,46541,2770.470.081
20918,771,22939,7640.460.081
20928,809,50738,2780.440.081
20938,846,27136,7640.420.082
20948,881,53935,2680.400.082
20958,915,28633,7470.380.082
20968,947,54332,2570.360.082
20978,978,29830,7550.340.083
20989,007,57329,2750.330.083
20999,035,38827,8150.310.083
21009,061,77426,3860.290.083

Eritrea population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
1950822,350--0.032
1951835,00512,6551.540.032
1952849,25814,2531.710.032
1953864,89515,6371.840.032
1954881,76016,8651.950.032
1955899,75217,9922.040.032
1956918,84919,0972.120.033
1957939,08120,2322.200.033
1958960,54321,4622.290.033
1959983,33822,7952.370.033
19601,007,59024,2522.470.033
19611,033,32825,7382.550.033
19621,060,48627,1582.630.034
19631,088,85428,3682.670.034
19641,118,15929,3052.690.034
19651,148,18930,0302.690.034
19661,178,87530,6862.670.035
19671,210,30231,4272.670.035
19681,242,63532,3332.670.035
19691,276,12333,4882.690.035
19701,310,94534,8222.730.035
19711,347,17636,2312.760.036
19721,384,79737,6212.790.036
19731,423,76138,9642.810.036
19741,463,98340,2222.830.037
19751,505,43941,4562.830.037
19761,547,97542,5362.830.037
19771,591,62043,6452.820.038
19781,636,76945,1492.840.038
19791,683,93947,1702.880.038
19801,733,41649,4772.940.039
19811,784,56151,1452.950.039
19821,836,82352,2622.930.040
19831,890,55853,7352.930.040
19841,946,30555,7472.950.041
19852,003,93757,6322.960.041
19862,064,79460,8573.040.042
19872,127,42262,6283.030.042
19882,185,60558,1832.730.042
19892,231,14145,5362.080.043
19902,258,65327,5121.230.042
19912,266,3587,7050.340.042
19922,257,596-8,762-0.390.041
19932,238,626-18,970-0.840.040
19942,218,430-20,196-0.900.039
19952,204,222-14,208-0.640.038
19962,196,464-7,758-0.350.038
19972,195,179-1,285-0.060.037
19982,206,43211,2530.510.037
19992,237,40530,9731.400.037
20002,292,41655,0112.460.037
20012,374,72282,3063.590.038
20022,481,058106,3364.480.039
20032,600,973119,9154.830.041
20042,719,803118,8304.570.042
20052,826,659106,8563.930.043
20062,918,20591,5463.240.044
20072,996,53678,3312.680.045
20083,062,77966,2432.210.045
20093,119,92057,1411.870.045
20103,170,43550,5151.620.046
20113,213,97243,5371.370.046
20123,250,10036,1281.120.046
20133,281,44931,3490.960.046
20143,311,44930,0000.910.045
20153,342,81831,3690.950.045
20163,376,55733,7391.010.045
20173,412,89336,3361.080.045
20183,452,78639,8931.170.045
20193,497,11744,3311.280.045