Population of Gambia

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Gambia is 3,029,677 as of February 29, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Gambia is projected at 2,486,945 or 2.487 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Gambia is projected at 2,416,668 or 2.417 million people for the year 2020. Gambia ranks number 144th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Gambia is ranked 42nd among 58 countries in Africa.

Gambia's population will be increased year by year. The Gambia population is projected to reach 3.17 million in 2030 and increase to 4.88 million in 2050 and 8.17 million by 2100. Gambia accounts for 0.032 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.013% in 1970 and is projected to increase by 0.075% by 2100.

Gambia was at 156th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline to 108th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Gambia population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20202,416,66868,9622.940.030
20212,486,94570,2772.910.031
20222,558,48271,5372.880.032
20232,631,25472,7722.840.032
20242,705,19273,9382.810.033
20252,780,24775,0552.770.033
20262,856,39776,1502.740.034
20272,933,56977,1722.700.035
20283,011,72378,1542.660.035
20293,090,77979,0562.620.036
20303,170,68579,9062.590.037
20313,251,39580,7102.550.037
20323,332,85881,4632.510.038
20333,415,04982,1912.470.038
20343,497,96482,9152.430.039
20353,581,55783,5932.390.040
20363,665,80584,2482.350.040
20373,750,63984,8342.310.041
20383,836,01085,3712.280.042
20393,921,85185,8412.240.042
20404,008,10286,2512.200.043
20414,094,69486,5922.160.044
20424,181,59886,9042.120.044
20434,268,76987,1712.080.045
20444,356,15687,3872.050.046
20454,443,72787,5712.010.046
20464,531,43387,7061.970.047
20474,619,20787,7741.940.048
20484,706,97287,7651.900.048
20494,794,62987,6571.860.049
20504,882,10187,4721.820.050
20514,969,32787,2261.790.051
20525,056,26986,9421.750.051
20535,142,87786,6081.710.052
20545,229,11486,2371.680.053
20555,314,95085,8361.640.053
20565,400,32985,3791.610.054
20575,485,19484,8651.570.055
20585,569,53284,3381.540.055
20595,653,32283,7901.500.056
20605,736,53083,2081.470.057
20615,819,13782,6071.440.057
20625,901,08681,9491.410.058
20635,982,29081,2041.380.059
20646,062,66180,3711.340.059
20656,142,13679,4751.310.060
20666,220,63778,5011.280.061
20676,298,16277,5251.250.061
20686,374,71876,5561.220.062
20696,450,30775,5891.190.063
20706,524,96374,6561.160.063
20716,598,64473,6811.130.064
20726,671,32172,6771.100.064
20736,742,95771,6361.070.065
20746,813,50970,5521.050.066
20756,882,93569,4261.020.066
20766,951,20068,2650.990.067
20777,018,29767,0970.970.067
20787,084,18465,8870.940.068
20797,148,83564,6510.910.069
20807,212,22263,3870.890.069
20817,274,32862,1060.860.070
20827,335,11260,7840.840.070
20837,394,52559,4130.810.071
20847,452,55158,0260.780.071
20857,509,12856,5770.760.072
20867,564,25755,1290.730.073
20877,617,90153,6440.710.073
20887,670,04152,1400.680.074
20897,720,63150,5900.660.074
20907,769,64449,0130.630.075
20917,817,07947,4350.610.075
20927,862,93945,8600.590.076
20937,907,23444,2950.560.076
20947,949,98442,7500.540.077
20957,991,23041,2460.520.077
20968,030,97939,7490.500.077
20978,069,26138,2820.480.078
20988,106,10136,8400.460.078
20998,141,52435,4230.44inf
21008,175,54934,0250.42inf

Gambia population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
1950304,889--0.012
1951309,0864,1971.380.012
1952313,5274,4411.440.012
1953318,3824,8551.550.012
1954323,7475,3651.690.012
1955329,6615,9141.830.012
1956336,1136,4521.960.012
1957343,0146,9012.050.012
1958350,2447,2302.110.012
1959357,6287,3842.110.012
1960365,0477,4192.070.012
1961372,4457,3982.030.012
1962379,8947,4492.000.012
1963387,6417,7472.040.012
1964396,0118,3702.160.012
1965405,2599,2482.340.012
1966415,47810,2192.520.012
1967426,62911,1512.680.012
1968438,60311,9742.810.012
1969451,22812,6252.880.012
1970464,41013,1822.920.013
1971478,11613,7062.950.013
1972492,42614,3102.990.013
1973507,43215,0063.050.013
1974523,25115,8193.120.013
1975539,97916,7283.200.013
1976557,80517,8263.300.013
1977576,75718,9523.400.014
1978596,53619,7793.430.014
1979616,76820,2323.390.014
1980637,24620,4783.320.014
1981657,57920,3333.190.015
1982678,11320,5343.120.015
1983700,19922,0863.260.015
1984725,69425,4953.640.015
1985755,78730,0934.150.016
1986791,14735,3604.680.016
1987831,02339,8765.040.016
1988873,44442,4215.100.017
1989915,63542,1914.830.018
1990955,59339,9584.360.018
1991992,67337,0803.880.018
19921,027,47534,8023.510.019
19931,060,86233,3873.250.019
19941,094,21233,3503.140.019
19951,128,57534,3633.140.020
19961,164,09135,5163.150.020
19971,200,52636,4353.130.020
19981,238,12537,5993.130.021
19991,277,13339,0083.150.021
20001,317,70340,5703.180.021
20011,360,07442,3713.220.022
20021,404,26144,1873.250.022
20031,449,92545,6643.250.023
20041,496,52746,6023.210.023
20051,543,74147,2143.150.024
20061,591,44547,7043.090.024
20071,639,84848,4033.040.024
20081,689,28549,4373.010.025
20091,740,27950,9943.020.025
20101,793,19652,9173.040.026
20111,848,14754,9513.060.026
20121,905,01356,8663.080.027
20131,963,71258,6993.080.027
20142,024,04260,3303.070.028
20152,085,86061,8183.050.028
20162,149,13663,2763.030.029
20172,213,88964,7533.010.029
20182,280,09466,2052.990.030
20192,347,70667,6122.970.030