Population of Namibia

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Namibia is 2,753,330 as of April 19, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Namibia is projected at 2,587,344 or 2.587 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Namibia is projected at 2,540,905 or 2.541 million people for the year 2020. Namibia ranks number 143th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Namibia is ranked 41st among 58 countries in Africa.

Namibia's population will be increased year by year. The Namibia population is projected to reach 3.01 million in 2030 and increase to 3.98 million in 2050 and 5.37 million by 2100. Namibia accounts for 0.033 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.021% in 1956 and is projected to increase by 0.049% by 2100.

Namibia was at 145th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline to 129th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Namibia population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20202,540,90546,3751.860.032
20212,587,34446,4391.830.032
20222,633,87446,5301.800.032
20232,680,49046,6161.770.033
20242,727,25846,7681.740.033
20252,774,20046,9421.720.033
20262,821,27147,0711.700.034
20272,868,43947,1681.670.034
20282,915,72247,2831.650.034
20292,963,18847,4661.630.034
20303,010,87147,6831.610.035
20313,058,77447,9031.590.035
20323,106,87848,1041.570.035
20333,155,16348,2851.550.036
20343,203,61948,4561.540.036
20353,252,23548,6161.520.036
20363,300,98648,7511.500.036
20373,349,85848,8721.480.037
20383,398,82848,9701.460.037
20393,447,87849,0501.440.037
20403,496,97049,0921.420.038
20413,546,07849,1081.400.038
20423,595,15349,0751.380.038
20433,644,16649,0131.360.038
20443,693,06848,9021.340.039
20453,741,83148,7631.320.039
20463,790,40848,5771.300.039
20473,838,73948,3311.280.040
20483,886,72347,9841.250.040
20493,934,21647,4931.220.040
20503,981,13046,9141.190.041
20514,027,40046,2701.160.041
20524,073,00945,6091.130.041
20534,117,90044,8911.100.042
20544,162,03744,1371.070.042
20554,205,40343,3661.040.042
20564,247,93342,5301.010.042
20574,289,64141,7080.980.043
20584,330,55440,9130.950.043
20594,370,73240,1780.930.043
20604,410,21739,4850.900.044
20614,449,02338,8060.880.044
20624,487,12738,1040.860.044
20634,524,51037,3830.830.044
20644,561,12236,6120.810.045
20654,596,96735,8450.790.045
20664,632,01535,0480.760.045
20674,666,28634,2710.740.045
20684,699,80633,5200.720.046
20694,732,59332,7870.700.046
20704,764,67532,0820.680.046
20714,796,05231,3770.660.046
20724,826,71930,6670.640.047
20734,856,67929,9600.620.047
20744,885,94929,2700.600.047
20754,914,54028,5910.590.047
20764,942,45227,9120.570.048
20774,969,66327,2110.550.048
20784,996,14626,4830.530.048
20795,021,86125,7150.510.048
20805,046,74624,8850.500.048
20815,070,80224,0560.480.049
20825,094,03523,2330.460.049
20835,116,43922,4040.440.049
20845,138,01921,5800.420.049
20855,158,79320,7740.400.049
20865,178,76019,9670.390.050
20875,197,91219,1520.370.050
20885,216,24818,3360.350.050
20895,233,76717,5190.340.050
20905,250,46616,6990.320.050
20915,266,34815,8820.300.051
20925,281,41715,0690.290.051
20935,295,68314,2660.270.051
20945,309,15013,4670.250.051
20955,321,82512,6750.240.051
20965,333,71911,8940.220.051
20975,344,82711,1080.210.052
20985,355,17710,3500.190.052
20995,364,7609,5830.18inf
21005,373,5888,8280.16inf

Namibia population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
1950514,384--0.021
1951523,9699,5851.860.021
1952534,16210,1931.950.021
1953544,90310,7412.010.021
1954556,13811,2352.060.021
1955567,84711,7092.110.021
1956580,02312,1762.140.021
1957592,69212,6692.180.021
1958605,90013,2082.230.021
1959619,69713,7972.280.021
1960634,14214,4452.330.021
1961649,27915,1372.390.021
1962665,11515,8362.440.021
1963681,63716,5222.480.021
1964698,79617,1592.520.021
1965716,58417,7882.550.021
1966734,86718,2832.550.022
1967753,68818,8212.560.022
1968773,42219,7342.620.022
1969794,58821,1662.740.022
1970817,46922,8812.880.022
1971842,35424,8853.040.022
1972868,95826,6043.160.023
1973896,26627,3083.140.023
1974922,90326,6372.970.023
1975947,92125,0182.710.023
1976971,12123,2002.450.023
1977992,95621,8352.250.024
19781,014,05721,1012.130.024
19791,035,38121,3242.100.024
19801,057,72722,3462.160.024
19811,080,94123,2142.190.024
19821,105,10424,1632.240.024
19831,131,63226,5282.400.024
19841,162,27930,6472.710.024
19851,198,14835,8693.090.025
19861,239,92841,7803.490.025
19871,286,79746,8693.780.026
19881,336,53649,7393.870.026
19891,386,01049,4743.700.027
19901,432,90546,8953.380.027
19911,476,38843,4833.030.027
19921,516,95840,5702.750.028
19931,555,10138,1432.510.028
19941,591,82236,7212.360.028
19951,627,86536,0432.260.028
19961,663,37835,5132.180.029
19971,698,03234,6542.080.029
19981,731,63933,6071.980.029
19991,763,85932,2201.860.029
20001,794,57130,7121.740.029
20011,823,67229,1011.620.029
20021,851,52327,8511.530.029
20031,879,11727,5941.490.029
20041,907,74528,6281.520.029
20051,938,32030,5751.600.030
20061,971,31732,9971.700.030
20072,006,51435,1971.790.030
20082,043,39436,8801.840.030
20092,081,04437,6501.840.030
20102,118,87437,8301.820.030
20112,156,69837,8241.790.030
20122,194,78338,0851.770.031
20132,233,50838,7251.760.031
20142,273,42339,9151.790.031
20152,314,90441,4811.820.031
20162,358,04443,1401.860.031
20172,402,63344,5891.890.032
20182,448,30145,6681.900.032
20192,494,53046,2291.890.032