Population of Nepal

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Nepal is 30,163,361 as of May 20, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Nepal is projected at 29,674,920 or 29.675 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Nepal is projected at 29,136,808 or 29.137 million people for the year 2020. Nepal ranks number 49th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Nepal is ranked 20th among 51 countries in Asia.

Nepal's population peak will be 2050 with 35.32 mn people after Nepal's population will be decreased year by year. The Nepal population is projected to reach 33.39 million in 2030 and increase further to 35.32 million in 2050, and it will decrease by 23.71 million by 2100. Nepal accounts for 0.38 percent of the world population. However, its global share will decline by 0.37% in 2043 and is projected to decline at 0.22% by 2100.

Nepal was at 41st position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 73rd in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Nepal population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202029,136,808528,0981.850.37
202129,674,920538,1121.850.38
202230,225,582550,6621.860.38
202330,769,713544,1311.800.38
202431,285,689515,9761.680.39
202531,757,446471,7571.510.39
202632,175,304417,8581.320.39
202732,539,191363,8871.130.39
202832,855,383316,1920.970.39
202933,135,731280,3480.850.39
203033,389,536253,8050.770.39
203133,617,129227,5930.680.39
203233,816,618199,4890.590.39
203333,993,045176,4270.520.39
203434,152,475159,4300.470.39
203534,299,617147,1420.430.39
203634,437,129137,5120.400.38
203734,565,531128,4020.370.38
203834,684,510118,9790.340.38
203934,792,724108,2140.310.38
204034,889,29296,5680.280.38
204134,974,73985,4470.240.38
204235,050,22275,4830.220.38
204335,116,12865,9060.190.37
204435,172,85756,7290.160.37
204535,220,64147,7840.140.37
204635,259,67039,0290.110.37
204735,289,88230,2120.090.37
204835,310,96321,0810.060.37
204935,322,44911,4860.030.36
205035,323,9211,4720.000.36
205135,315,334-8,587-0.020.36
205235,296,578-18,756-0.050.36
205335,267,187-29,391-0.080.36
205435,226,563-40,624-0.120.36
205535,174,280-52,283-0.150.35
205635,110,129-64,151-0.180.35
205735,034,155-75,974-0.220.35
205834,946,556-87,599-0.250.35
205934,847,636-98,920-0.280.34
206034,737,666-109,970-0.320.34
206134,616,700-120,966-0.350.34
206234,484,725-131,975-0.380.34
206334,341,832-142,893-0.410.33
206434,188,125-153,707-0.450.33
206534,023,705-164,420-0.480.33
206633,848,702-175,003-0.510.33
206733,663,258-185,444-0.550.32
206833,467,459-195,799-0.580.32
206933,261,348-206,111-0.620.32
207033,045,058-216,290-0.650.32
207132,818,788-226,270-0.680.31
207232,582,773-236,015-0.720.31
207332,337,198-245,575-0.750.31
207432,082,268-254,930-0.790.30
207531,818,210-264,058-0.820.30
207631,545,382-272,828-0.860.30
207731,264,158-281,224-0.890.29
207830,974,914-289,244-0.930.29
207930,678,069-296,845-0.960.29
208030,374,081-303,988-0.990.28
208130,063,388-310,693-1.020.28
208229,746,525-316,863-1.050.28
208329,424,217-322,308-1.080.27
208429,097,289-326,928-1.110.27
208528,766,492-330,797-1.140.27
208628,432,382-334,110-1.160.26
208728,095,458-336,924-1.190.26
208827,756,422-339,036-1.210.26
208927,416,013-340,409-1.230.25
209027,074,868-341,145-1.240.25
209126,733,526-341,342-1.260.25
209226,392,387-341,139-1.280.24
209326,051,790-340,597-1.290.24
209425,712,040-339,750-1.300.24
209525,373,425-338,615-1.320.23
209625,036,245-337,180-1.330.23
209724,700,790-335,455-1.340.23
209824,367,414-333,376-1.350.22
209924,036,432-330,982-1.360.22
210023,708,199-328,233-1.370.22

Nepal population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19508,483,325--0.33
19518,663,611180,2862.130.34
19528,834,697171,0861.970.34
19538,999,188164,4911.860.34
19549,159,328160,1401.780.34
19559,316,916157,5881.720.34
19569,473,417156,5011.680.34
19579,629,864156,4471.650.34
19589,786,975157,1111.630.33
19599,945,209158,2341.620.33
196010,105,050159,8411.610.33
196110,267,264162,2141.610.33
196210,433,145165,8811.620.33
196310,604,621171,4761.640.33
196410,783,967179,3461.690.33
196510,972,912188,9451.750.33
196611,172,529199,6171.820.33
196711,382,967210,4381.880.33
196811,603,928220,9611.940.33
196911,834,654230,7261.990.33
197012,074,626239,9722.030.33
197112,323,982249,3562.070.33
197212,583,140259,1582.100.33
197312,852,206269,0662.140.33
197413,131,260279,0542.170.33
197513,420,369289,1092.200.33
197613,719,471299,1022.230.33
197714,028,536309,0652.250.33
197814,347,641319,1052.270.33
197914,676,929329,2882.300.34
198015,016,402339,4732.310.34
198115,367,230350,8282.340.34
198215,729,431362,2012.360.34
198316,100,617371,1862.360.34
198416,477,473376,8562.340.34
198516,858,310380,8372.310.35
198617,239,673381,3632.260.35
198717,623,693384,0202.230.35
198818,020,753397,0602.250.35
198918,445,028424,2752.350.35
199018,905,478460,4502.500.35
199119,405,504500,0262.640.36
199219,938,320532,8162.750.36
199320,489,975551,6552.770.37
199421,040,904550,9292.690.37
199521,576,071535,1672.540.38
199622,090,352514,2812.380.38
199722,584,775494,4232.240.38
199823,057,883473,1082.090.39
199923,509,964452,0811.960.39
200023,941,110431,1461.830.39
200124,347,106405,9961.700.39
200224,725,627378,5211.550.39
200325,080,872355,2451.440.39
200425,419,344338,4721.350.39
200525,744,500325,1561.280.39
200626,066,693322,1931.250.39
200726,382,581315,8881.210.39
200826,666,576283,9951.080.39
200926,883,535216,9590.810.39
201027,013,212129,6770.480.39
201127,041,22028,0080.100.38
201226,989,163-52,057-0.190.38
201326,916,793-72,370-0.270.37
201426,905,978-10,815-0.040.37
201527,015,031109,0530.410.37
201627,263,433248,4020.920.37
201727,632,681369,2481.350.37
201828,095,714463,0331.680.37
201928,608,710512,9961.830.37