Population of Gambia

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Gambia is 2,576,614 as of October 01, 2022, 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
20202,416,66868,9622.940.031
20212,486,94570,2772.910.032
20222,558,48271,5372.880.032
20232,631,25472,7722.840.033
20242,705,19273,9382.810.033
20252,780,24775,0552.770.034
20262,856,39776,1502.740.035
20272,933,56977,1722.700.035
20283,011,72378,1542.660.036
20293,090,77979,0562.620.036
20303,170,68579,9062.590.037
20313,251,39580,7102.550.038
20323,332,85881,4632.510.038
20333,415,04982,1912.470.039
20343,497,96482,9152.430.040
20353,581,55783,5932.390.040
20363,665,80584,2482.350.041
20373,750,63984,8342.310.042
20383,836,01085,3712.280.042
20393,921,85185,8412.240.043
20404,008,10286,2512.200.044
20414,094,69486,5922.160.044
20424,181,59886,9042.120.045
20434,268,76987,1712.080.046
20444,356,15687,3872.050.046
20454,443,72787,5712.010.047
20464,531,43387,7061.970.048
20474,619,20787,7741.940.048
20484,706,97287,7651.900.049
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
20635,982,29081,2041.380.058
20646,062,66180,3711.340.059
20656,142,13679,4751.310.060
20666,220,63778,5011.280.060
20676,298,16277,5251.250.061
20686,374,71876,5561.220.061
20696,450,30775,5891.190.062
20706,524,96374,6561.160.062
20716,598,64473,6811.130.063
20726,671,32172,6771.100.063
20736,742,95771,6361.070.064
20746,813,50970,5521.050.065
20756,882,93569,4261.020.065
20766,951,20068,2650.990.066
20777,018,29767,0970.970.066
20787,084,18465,8870.940.067
20797,148,83564,6510.910.067
20807,212,22263,3870.890.068
20817,274,32862,1060.860.068
20827,335,11260,7840.840.069
20837,394,52559,4130.810.069
20847,452,55158,0260.780.069
20857,509,12856,5770.760.070
20867,564,25755,1290.730.070
20877,617,90153,6440.710.071
20887,670,04152,1400.680.071
20897,720,63150,5900.660.071
20907,769,64449,0130.630.072
20917,817,07947,4350.610.072
20927,862,93945,8600.590.073
20937,907,23444,2950.560.073
20947,949,98442,7500.540.073
20957,991,23041,2460.520.074
20968,030,97939,7490.500.074
20978,069,26138,2820.480.074
20988,106,10136,8400.460.075
20998,141,52435,4230.440.075
21008,175,54934,0250.420.075

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
1981657,57920,3333.190.014
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
1989915,63542,1914.830.017
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