Population of Namibia

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Namibia is 2,646,293 as of October 06, 2022, 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
20202,540,90546,3751.860.033
20212,587,34446,4391.830.033
20222,633,87446,5301.800.033
20232,680,49046,6161.770.033
20242,727,25846,7681.740.034
20252,774,20046,9421.720.034
20262,821,27147,0711.700.034
20272,868,43947,1681.670.034
20282,915,72247,2831.650.035
20292,963,18847,4661.630.035
20303,010,87147,6831.610.035
20313,058,77447,9031.590.035
20323,106,87848,1041.570.036
20333,155,16348,2851.550.036
20343,203,61948,4561.540.036
20353,252,23548,6161.520.037
20363,300,98648,7511.500.037
20373,349,85848,8721.480.037
20383,398,82848,9701.460.037
20393,447,87849,0501.440.038
20403,496,97049,0921.420.038
20413,546,07849,1081.400.038
20423,595,15349,0751.380.039
20433,644,16649,0131.360.039
20443,693,06848,9021.340.039
20453,741,83148,7631.320.039
20463,790,40848,5771.300.040
20473,838,73948,3311.280.040
20483,886,72347,9841.250.040
20493,934,21647,4931.220.041
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
20604,410,21739,4850.900.043
20614,449,02338,8060.880.044
20624,487,12738,1040.860.044
20634,524,51037,3830.830.044
20644,561,12236,6120.810.044
20654,596,96735,8450.790.045
20664,632,01535,0480.760.045
20674,666,28634,2710.740.045
20684,699,80633,5200.720.045
20694,732,59332,7870.700.045
20704,764,67532,0820.680.046
20714,796,05231,3770.660.046
20724,826,71930,6670.640.046
20734,856,67929,9600.620.046
20744,885,94929,2700.600.046
20754,914,54028,5910.590.046
20764,942,45227,9120.570.047
20774,969,66327,2110.550.047
20784,996,14626,4830.530.047
20795,021,86125,7150.510.047
20805,046,74624,8850.500.047
20815,070,80224,0560.480.047
20825,094,03523,2330.460.048
20835,116,43922,4040.440.048
20845,138,01921,5800.420.048
20855,158,79320,7740.400.048
20865,178,76019,9670.390.048
20875,197,91219,1520.370.048
20885,216,24818,3360.350.048
20895,233,76717,5190.340.048
20905,250,46616,6990.320.049
20915,266,34815,8820.300.049
20925,281,41715,0690.290.049
20935,295,68314,2660.270.049
20945,309,15013,4670.250.049
20955,321,82512,6750.240.049
20965,333,71911,8940.220.049
20975,344,82711,1080.210.049
20985,355,17710,3500.190.049
20995,364,7609,5830.180.049
21005,373,5888,8280.160.049

Namibia population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
1950514,384--0.020
1951523,9699,5851.860.020
1952534,16210,1931.950.020
1953544,90310,7412.010.020
1954556,13811,2352.060.020
1955567,84711,7092.110.020
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
1977992,95621,8352.250.023
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
19871,286,79746,8693.780.025
19881,336,53649,7393.870.026
19891,386,01049,4743.700.026
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
20041,907,74528,6281.520.030
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
20112,156,69837,8241.790.031
20122,194,78338,0851.770.031
20132,233,50838,7251.760.031
20142,273,42339,9151.790.031
20152,314,90441,4811.820.031
20162,358,04443,1401.860.032
20172,402,63344,5891.890.032
20182,448,30145,6681.900.032
20192,494,53046,2291.890.032