Population of Sao Tome and Principe

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Sao Tome and Principe is 249,433 as of April 19, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Sao Tome and Principe is projected at 223,368 or 223.37 thousands as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Sao Tome and Principe is projected at 219,159 or 219.16 thousands people for the year 2020. Sao Tome and Principe ranks number 187th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Sao Tome and Principe is ranked 56th among 58 countries in Africa.

Sao Tome and Principe's population will be increased year by year. The Sao Tome and Principe population is projected to reach 268.2 thousand in 2030 and increase to 394.2 thousand in 2050 and 708.1 thousand by 2100. Sao Tome and Principe accounts for 0.0028 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.0021% in 1976 and is projected to increase by 0.0065% by 2100.

Sao Tome and Principe was at 187th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase to 171st in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Sao Tome and Principe population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
2020219,1594,1031.910.0027
2021223,3684,2091.920.0028
2022227,6794,3111.930.0028
2023232,1374,4581.960.0028
2024236,7604,6231.990.0029
2025241,5714,8112.030.0029
2026246,5845,0132.080.0029
2027251,7915,2072.110.0030
2028257,1635,3722.130.0030
2029262,6565,4932.140.0030
2030268,2445,5882.130.0031
2031273,9085,6642.110.0031
2032279,6635,7552.100.0032
2033285,4895,8262.080.0032
2034291,4075,9182.070.0033
2035297,3875,9802.050.0033
2036303,4386,0512.030.0033
2037309,5596,1212.020.0034
2038315,7366,1772.000.0034
2039321,9766,2401.980.0035
2040328,2736,2971.960.0035
2041334,6286,3551.940.0036
2042341,0526,4241.920.0036
2043347,5186,4661.900.0037
2044354,0436,5251.880.0037
2045360,6106,5671.850.0038
2046367,2406,6301.840.0038
2047373,9176,6771.820.0039
2048380,6356,7181.800.0039
2049387,3896,7541.770.0040
2050394,1536,7641.750.0040
2051400,9456,7921.720.0041
2052407,7486,8031.700.0041
2053414,5676,8191.670.0042
2054421,3906,8231.650.0042
2055428,2286,8381.620.0043
2056435,0636,8351.600.0043
2057441,8986,8351.570.0044
2058448,7356,8371.550.0045
2059455,5776,8421.520.0045
2060462,4226,8451.500.0046
2061469,2706,8481.480.0046
2062476,1196,8491.460.0047
2063482,9686,8491.440.0047
2064489,8156,8471.420.0048
2065496,6536,8381.400.0049
2066503,4966,8431.380.0049
2067510,3266,8301.360.0050
2068517,1526,8261.340.0050
2069523,9586,8061.320.0051
2070530,7536,7951.300.0051
2071537,5336,7801.280.0052
2072544,2876,7541.260.0053
2073551,0096,7221.240.0053
2074557,7146,7051.220.0054
2075564,3746,6601.190.0054
2076570,9896,6151.170.0055
2077577,5526,5631.150.0055
2078584,0746,5221.130.0056
2079590,5406,4661.110.0057
2080596,9566,4161.090.0057
2081603,3056,3491.060.0058
2082609,6026,2971.040.0058
2083615,8306,2281.020.0059
2084621,9756,1451.000.0060
2085628,0526,0770.980.0060
2086634,0315,9790.950.0061
2087639,9375,9060.930.0061
2088645,7495,8120.910.0062
2089651,4715,7220.890.0063
2090657,1095,6380.870.0063
2091662,6485,5390.840.0064
2092668,0995,4510.820.0064
2093673,4495,3500.800.0065
2094678,7125,2630.780.0065
2095683,8635,1510.760.0066
2096688,9175,0540.740.0066
2097693,8674,9500.720.0067
2098698,7094,8420.700.0068
2099703,4594,7500.68inf
2100708,0964,6370.66inf

Sao Tome and Principe population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
195060,002--0.0024
195159,214-788-1.310.0023
195258,546-668-1.130.0023
195358,189-357-0.610.0022
195458,263740.130.0022
195558,8065430.930.0021
195659,7679611.630.0021
195761,0241,2572.100.0021
195862,3501,3262.170.0021
195963,5161,1661.870.0021
196064,3027861.240.0021
196164,6023000.470.0021
196264,479-123-0.190.0021
196364,231-248-0.380.0020
196464,277460.070.0020
196564,8926150.960.0019
196666,1831,2911.990.0019
196768,0471,8642.820.0020
196870,2572,2103.250.0020
196972,5072,2503.200.0020
197074,5642,0572.840.0020
197176,3471,7832.390.0020
197277,9341,5872.080.0020
197379,4641,5301.960.0020
197481,1521,6882.120.0020
197583,1381,9862.450.0020
197685,4812,3432.820.0021
197788,1102,6293.080.0021
197890,8432,7333.100.0021
197993,4612,6182.880.0021
198095,7942,3332.500.0022
198197,7701,9762.060.0022
198299,4731,7031.740.0022
1983101,0661,5931.600.0022
1984102,8291,7631.740.0022
1985104,9242,0952.040.0022
1986107,4292,5052.390.0022
1987110,2542,8252.630.0022
1988113,2853,0312.750.0022
1989116,3203,0352.680.0022
1990119,2092,8892.480.0022
1991121,9562,7472.300.0023
1992124,5762,6202.150.0023
1993127,0622,4862.000.0023
1994129,4272,3651.860.0023
1995131,6782,2511.740.0023
1996133,8062,1281.620.0023
1997135,8322,0261.510.0023
1998137,8482,0161.480.0023
1999139,9592,1111.530.0023
2000142,2622,3031.650.0023
2001144,7552,4931.750.0023
2002147,4472,6921.860.0023
2003150,4152,9682.010.0024
2004153,7373,3222.210.0024
2005157,4723,7352.430.0024
2006161,6814,2092.670.0024
2007166,3004,6192.860.0025
2008171,1204,8202.900.0025
2009175,8764,7562.780.0025
2010180,3714,4952.560.0026
2011184,5244,1532.300.0026
2012188,4043,8802.100.0026
2013192,0873,6831.950.0026
2014195,7273,6401.890.0027
2015199,4323,7051.890.0027
2016203,2273,7951.900.0027
2017207,0893,8621.900.0027
2018211,0283,9391.900.0027
2019215,0564,0281.910.0028