Population of Namibia

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2022)
Date16 Jun 2024

The current population of Namibia is 2,648,256 as of July 21, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Namibia is projected at 2,645,805, or 2.65 million, as of July 1, 2024. The total population in Namibia is projected at 2,604,172, or 2.60 million people for the year 2023.

Namibia ranks 145th in the world by population on the 237 countries and territories list. Namibia is ranked 43rd among 58 countries and territories in Africa.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Namibia population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
20222,549,1822,567,01235,6611.3890.03
20232,584,8432,604,17238,6581.4840.03
20242,623,5012,645,80544,6071.6860.03
20252,668,1082,690,28444,3511.6490.03
20262,712,4592,734,49744,0771.6120.03
20272,756,5362,778,60844,1451.5890.03
20282,800,6812,822,56843,7731.5510.03
20292,844,4542,866,35443,8011.5280.03
20302,888,2552,910,05643,6021.4980.03
20312,931,8572,953,51743,3191.4670.03
20322,975,1762,996,90943,4661.4500.03
20333,018,6423,040,44143,5991.4340.03
20343,062,2413,084,03243,5821.4130.03
20353,105,8233,127,69643,7461.3990.04
20363,149,5693,171,39543,6521.3760.04
20373,193,2213,215,24744,0531.3700.04
20383,237,2743,259,28644,0241.3510.04
20393,281,2983,303,22743,8571.3280.04
20403,325,1553,347,18944,0691.3170.04
20413,369,2243,391,10643,7631.2910.04
20423,412,9873,434,98543,9961.2810.04
20433,456,9833,478,87843,7891.2590.04
20443,500,7723,522,54243,5401.2360.04
20453,544,3123,566,04043,4561.2190.04
20463,587,7683,609,48643,4361.2030.04
20473,631,2043,652,70443,0001.1770.04
20483,674,2043,695,52642,6441.1540.04
20493,716,8483,737,96142,2271.1300.04
20503,759,0753,779,91841,6861.1030.04
20513,800,7613,821,42641,3301.0820.04
20523,842,0913,862,42340,6631.0530.04
20533,882,7543,902,82540,1411.0290.04
20543,922,8953,942,64839,5071.0020.04
20553,962,4023,981,82238,8400.9750.04
20564,001,2424,020,33238,1810.9500.04
20574,039,4234,058,07837,3100.9190.04
20584,076,7334,095,11636,7660.8980.04
20594,113,4994,131,30435,6100.8620.04
20604,149,1094,166,56034,9020.8380.04
20614,184,0114,201,08834,1550.8130.04
20624,218,1664,235,00333,6740.7950.04
20634,251,8404,268,38633,0930.7750.04
20644,284,9334,300,94932,0320.7450.04
20654,316,9654,332,79831,6660.7310.04
20664,348,6314,364,00830,7550.7050.04
20674,379,3864,394,49830,2230.6880.04
20684,409,6094,424,29929,3800.6640.04
20694,438,9894,453,46228,9450.6500.04
20704,467,9344,482,14428,4190.6340.04
20714,496,3534,510,23827,7690.6160.04
20724,524,1224,537,86827,4930.6060.04
20734,551,6154,564,97226,7150.5850.04
20744,578,3304,591,38626,1110.5690.04
20754,604,4414,617,13625,3900.5500.04
20764,629,8314,642,04424,4260.5260.04
20774,654,2574,666,21223,9110.5120.04
20784,678,1684,689,68923,0410.4910.05
20794,701,2094,712,46622,5130.4780.05
20804,723,7224,734,55621,6680.4580.05
20814,745,3904,755,85420,9280.4400.05
20824,766,3184,776,40120,1660.4220.05
20834,786,4844,796,13219,2960.4020.05
20844,805,7804,815,15918,7590.3900.05
20854,824,5394,833,56618,0550.3740.05
20864,842,5944,851,20617,2240.3550.05
20874,859,8184,867,99816,3590.3360.05
20884,876,1774,884,10115,8480.3240.05
20894,892,0254,899,48714,9240.3050.05
20904,906,9494,914,09214,2850.2910.05
20914,921,2344,927,96713,4660.2730.05
20924,934,7004,940,87712,3530.2500.05
20934,947,0534,952,98611,8660.2400.05
20944,958,9194,964,51711,1970.2260.05
20954,970,1164,975,23310,2330.2060.05
20964,980,3494,985,1829,6670.1940.05
20974,990,0164,994,4678,9020.1780.05
20984,998,9185,003,0958,3540.1670.05
20995,007,2725,011,1077,6700.1530.05
21005,014,9425,018,4977,1100.1420.05

Namibia population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
1950511,768514,7746,0121.1680.02
1951517,780520,8286,0971.1710.02
1952523,877527,1536,5521.2430.02
1953530,429533,7476,6371.2430.02
1954537,066540,4836,8341.2640.02
1955543,900547,4307,0601.2900.02
1956550,960554,6997,4781.3480.02
1957558,438562,4528,0271.4270.02
1958566,465570,8458,7601.5350.02
1959575,225580,0309,6111.6570.02
1960584,836590,18110,6901.8110.02
1961595,526601,42411,7971.9620.02
1962607,323613,80812,9712.1130.02
1963620,294627,35814,1282.2520.02
1964634,422642,05415,2642.3770.02
1965649,686657,88716,4022.4930.02
1966666,088674,81817,4612.5880.02
1967683,549693,06319,0272.7460.02
1968702,576712,42719,7022.7660.02
1969722,278732,88121,2072.8940.02
1970743,485754,46721,9652.9120.02
1971765,450776,99523,0902.9720.02
1972788,540800,61024,1403.0150.02
1973812,680824,91824,4762.9670.02
1974837,156850,09125,8693.0430.02
1975863,025876,57227,0933.0910.02
1976890,118901,84023,4432.6000.02
1977913,561926,10925,0952.7100.02
1978938,656942,0236,7340.7150.02
1979945,390957,33423,8882.4950.02
1980969,278975,99413,4311.3760.02
1981982,709987,3949,3690.9490.02
1982992,0781,005,52026,8852.6740.02
19831,018,9631,033,08528,2452.7340.02
19841,047,2081,061,99529,5732.7850.02
19851,076,7811,093,31133,0603.0240.02
19861,109,8411,127,98936,2973.2180.02
19871,146,1381,165,43038,5853.3110.02
19881,184,7231,207,94946,4523.8460.02
19891,231,1751,288,070113,7908.8400.02
19901,344,9651,369,01148,0923.5130.03
19911,393,0571,415,61745,1203.1880.03
19921,438,1771,461,68747,0203.2170.03
19931,485,1971,509,83449,2753.2640.03
19941,534,4721,558,44947,9543.0770.03
19951,582,4261,605,37045,8892.8590.03
19961,628,3151,650,06643,5032.6370.03
19971,671,8181,693,24242,8482.5310.03
19981,714,6661,735,95342,5742.4530.03
19991,757,2401,778,27742,0752.3660.03
20001,799,3151,819,14139,6522.1800.03
20011,838,9671,856,40234,8711.8780.03
20021,873,8381,888,52529,3741.5550.03
20031,903,2121,915,42524,4261.2750.03
20041,927,6381,939,40623,5351.2140.03
20051,951,1731,962,86523,3841.1910.03
20061,974,5571,986,55824,0021.2080.03
20071,998,5592,011,49225,8651.2860.03
20082,024,4242,038,55228,2551.3860.03
20092,052,6792,067,91930,4811.4740.03
20102,083,1602,099,27132,2211.5350.03
20112,115,3812,132,34033,9191.5910.03
20122,149,3002,167,47036,3401.6770.03
20132,185,6402,204,51037,7401.7120.03
20142,223,3802,243,00139,2421.7500.03
20152,262,6222,282,70440,1641.7600.03
20162,302,7862,323,35241,1321.7700.03
20172,343,9182,364,53441,2311.7440.03
20182,385,1492,405,68041,0631.7070.03
20192,426,2122,446,64440,8651.6700.03
20202,467,0772,489,09844,0421.7690.03
20212,511,1192,530,15138,0631.5040.03