Population of Somalia

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Somalia is 16,631,874 as of January 23, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Somalia is projected at 16,359,504 or 16.360 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Somalia is projected at 15,893,222 or 15.893 million people for the year 2020. Somalia ranks number 73rd in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Somalia is ranked 25th among 58 countries in Africa.

Somalia's population will be increased year by year. The Somalia population is projected to reach 21.19 million in 2030 and increase further to 34.92 million in 2050 and 75.72 million by 2100. Somalia accounts for 0.21 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.10% in 1975 and is projected to increase by 0.70% by 2100.

Somalia was at 104th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase to 35th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Somalia population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202015,893,222450,3172.920.20
202116,359,504466,2822.930.21
202216,841,795482,2912.950.21
202317,339,396497,6012.950.22
202417,851,263511,8672.950.22
202518,376,514525,2512.940.22
202618,914,827538,3132.930.23
202719,465,987551,1602.910.23
202820,029,453563,4662.890.24
202920,604,650575,1972.870.24
203021,191,037586,3872.850.25
203121,788,283597,2462.820.25
203222,396,039607,7562.790.26
203323,013,818617,7792.760.26
203423,641,065627,2472.730.27
203524,277,396636,3312.690.27
203624,922,542645,1462.660.28
203725,576,430653,8882.620.28
203826,239,058662,6282.590.29
203926,910,541671,4832.560.29
204027,590,981680,4402.530.30
204128,280,266689,2852.500.31
204228,978,405698,1392.470.31
204329,685,867707,4622.440.32
204430,403,278717,4112.420.32
204531,131,086727,8082.390.33
204631,869,268738,1822.370.33
204732,617,629748,3612.350.34
204833,376,074758,4452.330.35
204934,144,429768,3552.300.35
205034,922,447778,0182.280.36
205135,709,927787,4802.250.37
205236,506,461796,5342.230.37
205337,311,477805,0162.210.38
205438,124,202812,7252.180.38
205538,943,956819,7542.150.39
205639,770,263826,3072.120.40
205740,602,639832,3762.090.40
205841,440,317837,6782.060.41
205942,282,475842,1582.030.42
206043,128,361845,8862.000.42
206143,977,408849,0471.970.43
206244,829,176851,7681.940.44
206345,683,182854,0061.910.45
206446,539,020855,8381.870.45
206547,396,258857,2381.840.46
206648,254,521858,2631.810.47
206749,113,414858,8931.780.47
206849,972,478859,0641.750.48
206950,831,302858,8241.720.49
207051,689,499858,1971.690.49
207152,546,643857,1441.660.50
207253,402,505855,8621.630.51
207354,257,258854,7531.600.52
207455,111,229853,9711.570.52
207555,964,547853,3181.550.53
207656,817,050852,5031.520.54
207757,668,254851,2041.500.54
207858,517,530849,2761.470.55
207959,364,124846,5941.450.56
208060,207,350843,2261.420.56
208161,046,754839,4041.390.57
208261,882,028835,2741.370.58
208362,712,810830,7821.340.58
208463,538,756825,9461.320.59
208564,359,493820,7371.290.60
208665,174,586815,0931.270.61
208765,983,539808,9531.240.61
208866,785,876802,3371.220.62
208967,581,108795,2321.190.63
209068,368,715787,6071.170.63
209169,148,223779,5081.140.64
209269,919,137770,9141.110.65
209370,680,972761,8351.090.65
209471,433,235752,2631.060.66
209572,175,427742,1921.040.67
209672,907,011731,5841.010.67
209773,627,460720,4490.990.68
209874,336,224708,7640.960.68
209975,032,746696,5220.940.69
210075,716,432683,6860.910.70

Somalia population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19502,264,082--0.09
19512,307,68243,6001.930.09
19522,351,94744,2651.920.09
19532,397,18345,2361.920.09
19542,443,65146,4681.940.09
19552,491,54247,8911.960.09
19562,541,01649,4741.990.09
19572,592,15951,1432.010.09
19582,645,02552,8662.040.09
19592,699,61754,5922.060.09
19602,755,97256,3552.090.09
19612,814,11858,1462.110.09
19622,874,21860,1002.140.09
19632,936,47762,2592.170.09
19643,001,15864,6812.200.09
19653,068,45967,3012.240.09
19663,143,64875,1892.450.09
19673,227,84184,1932.680.09
19683,312,74284,9012.630.09
19693,386,73873,9962.230.09
19703,444,56857,8301.710.09
19713,472,36727,7990.810.09
19723,479,7907,4230.210.09
19733,512,62332,8330.940.09
19743,632,990120,3673.430.09
19753,880,292247,3026.810.10
19764,278,973398,68110.270.10
19774,802,141523,16812.230.11
19785,375,017572,87611.930.12
19795,892,755517,7389.630.13
19806,281,134388,3796.590.14
19816,511,113229,9793.660.14
19826,608,04496,9311.490.14
19836,618,58810,5440.160.14
19846,614,715-3,873-0.060.14
19856,648,62733,9120.510.14
19866,736,74888,1211.330.14
19876,862,273125,5251.860.14
19887,005,234142,9612.080.14
19897,133,258128,0241.830.14
19907,225,09291,8341.290.14
19917,274,03048,9380.680.13
19927,295,38421,3540.290.13
19937,315,86520,4810.280.13
19947,372,59856,7330.780.13
19957,491,637119,0391.610.13
19967,682,686191,0492.550.13
19977,936,127253,4413.300.13
19988,235,064298,9373.770.14
19998,553,601318,5373.870.14
20008,872,254318,6533.730.14
20019,186,725314,4713.540.15
20029,501,342314,6173.420.15
20039,815,412314,0703.310.15
200410,130,243314,8313.210.16
200510,446,863316,6203.130.16
200610,763,905317,0423.030.16
200711,080,121316,2162.940.17
200811,397,188317,0672.860.17
200911,717,692320,5042.810.17
201012,043,883326,1912.780.17
201112,376,301332,4182.760.18
201212,715,503339,2022.740.18
201313,063,701348,1982.740.18
201413,423,568359,8672.750.18
201513,797,201373,6332.780.19
201614,185,636388,4352.820.19
201714,589,179403,5432.840.19
201815,008,226419,0472.870.20
201915,442,905434,6792.900.20