Population of Tanzania

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Tanzania is 63,093,000 as of May 20, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Tanzania is projected at 61,498,437 or 61.498 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Tanzania is projected at 59,734,218 or 59.734 million people for the year 2020. Tanzania ranks number 23rd in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Tanzania is ranked 5th among 58 countries in Africa.

Tanzania's population will be increased year by year. The Tanzania population is projected to reach 79.16 million in 2030 and increase further to 129.39 million in 2050 and 285.65 million by 2100. Tanzania accounts for 0.78 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.30% in 1951 and is projected to increase by 2.63% by 2100.

Tanzania was at 49th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 9th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Tanzania population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202059,734,2181,728,7552.980.77
202161,498,4371,764,2192.950.78
202263,298,5501,800,1132.930.80
202365,136,2381,837,6882.900.81
202467,014,1281,877,8902.880.83
202568,934,1631,920,0352.870.84
202670,896,4591,962,2962.850.86
202772,900,3482,003,8892.830.87
202874,946,0122,045,6642.810.89
202977,033,5092,087,4972.790.91
203079,162,7252,129,2162.760.93
203181,333,6312,170,9062.740.94
203283,545,7382,212,1072.720.96
203385,797,8062,252,0682.700.98
203488,088,2162,290,4102.671.00
203590,415,5962,327,3802.641.02
203692,779,2562,363,6602.611.04
203795,178,8132,399,5572.591.06
203897,613,6182,434,8052.561.08
2039100,083,0452,469,4272.531.10
2040102,586,5292,503,4842.501.12
2041105,123,2052,536,6762.471.14
2042107,692,4622,569,2572.441.16
2043110,294,2912,601,8292.421.18
2044112,928,8492,634,5582.391.20
2045115,596,0202,667,1712.361.22
2046118,295,5852,699,5652.341.24
2047121,026,4982,730,9132.311.26
2048123,786,8692,760,3712.281.28
2049126,574,2612,787,3922.251.31
2050129,386,8392,812,5782.221.33
2051132,223,4292,836,5902.191.35
2052135,083,9292,860,5002.161.37
2053137,968,9302,885,0012.141.40
2054140,879,5762,910,6462.111.42
2055143,816,5352,936,9592.081.44
2056146,779,3612,962,8262.061.47
2057149,766,9772,987,6162.041.49
2058152,778,5233,011,5462.011.52
2059155,812,9453,034,4221.991.54
2060158,869,1563,056,2111.961.56
2061161,946,4293,077,2731.941.59
2062165,043,8603,097,4311.911.61
2063168,160,0483,116,1881.891.64
2064171,293,4003,133,3521.861.67
2065174,442,4793,149,0791.841.69
2066177,605,9543,163,4751.811.72
2067180,782,9053,176,9511.791.74
2068183,972,6843,189,7791.761.77
2069187,174,8303,202,1461.741.79
2070190,388,6403,213,8101.721.82
2071193,613,2433,224,6031.691.85
2072196,847,1623,233,9191.671.87
2073200,088,3243,241,1621.651.90
2074203,334,3003,245,9761.621.93
2075206,583,0723,248,7721.601.95
2076209,833,0273,249,9551.571.98
2077213,083,3093,250,2821.552.01
2078216,333,5403,250,2311.532.03
2079219,583,6843,250,1441.502.06
2080222,833,3703,249,6861.482.09
2081226,081,6053,248,2351.462.11
2082229,326,8403,245,2351.442.14
2083232,567,3673,240,5271.412.17
2084235,801,2483,233,8811.392.20
2085239,026,7083,225,4601.372.22
2086242,242,6693,215,9611.352.25
2087245,448,0613,205,3921.322.28
2088248,641,1553,193,0941.302.30
2089251,820,1113,178,9561.282.33
2090254,983,3783,163,2671.262.36
2091258,129,9483,146,5701.232.39
2092261,259,2523,129,3041.212.41
2093264,371,0173,111,7651.192.44
2094267,465,1493,094,1321.172.47
2095270,541,5503,076,4011.152.49
2096273,600,1393,058,5891.132.52
2097276,640,7133,040,5741.112.55
2098279,663,0603,022,3471.092.57
2099282,666,8873,003,8271.072.60
2100285,651,8482,984,9611.062.63

Tanzania population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19507,649,761--0.30
19517,844,892195,1312.550.30
19528,050,975206,0832.630.31
19538,267,420216,4452.690.31
19548,493,749226,3292.740.31
19558,729,662235,9132.780.31
19568,974,999245,3372.810.32
19579,229,731254,7322.840.32
19589,493,998264,2672.860.32
19599,768,033274,0352.890.33
196010,052,152284,1192.910.33
196110,346,697294,5452.930.33
196210,651,962305,2652.950.34
196310,968,195316,2332.970.34
196411,295,681327,4862.990.35
196511,634,832339,1513.000.35
196611,985,440350,6083.010.35
196712,348,189362,7493.030.35
196812,725,522377,3333.060.36
196913,120,580395,0583.100.36
197013,535,481414,9013.160.37
197113,971,695436,2143.220.37
197214,428,340456,6453.270.37
197314,902,263473,9233.280.38
197415,388,936486,6733.270.38
197515,885,229496,2933.220.39
197616,390,159504,9303.180.39
197716,905,214515,0553.140.40
197817,432,757527,5433.120.40
197917,976,222543,4653.120.41
198018,538,259562,0373.130.42
198119,120,680582,4213.140.42
198219,723,322602,6423.150.43
198320,344,547621,2253.150.43
198420,981,776637,2293.130.44
198521,633,796652,0203.110.44
198622,296,286662,4903.060.45
198722,971,200674,9143.030.45
198823,670,808699,6083.050.46
198924,411,738740,9303.130.47
199025,203,845792,1073.240.47
199126,056,594852,7493.380.48
199226,961,197904,6033.470.49
199327,887,203926,0063.430.50
199428,792,639905,4363.250.51
199529,649,135856,4962.970.52
199630,444,526795,3912.680.52
199731,192,857748,3312.460.53
199831,924,196731,3392.340.53
199932,682,239758,0432.370.54
200033,499,180816,9412.500.55
200134,385,856886,6762.650.55
200235,334,788948,9322.760.56
200336,337,7821,002,9942.840.57
200437,379,7671,041,9852.870.58
200538,450,3201,070,5532.860.59
200639,548,6631,098,3432.860.60
200740,681,4141,132,7512.860.61
200841,853,9441,172,5302.880.62
200943,073,8341,219,8902.910.63
201044,346,5251,272,6912.950.64
201145,673,5121,326,9872.990.65
201247,053,0301,379,5183.020.66
201348,483,1291,430,0993.040.67
201449,960,5611,477,4323.050.68
201551,482,6331,522,0723.050.70
201653,049,2301,566,5973.040.71
201754,660,3391,611,1093.040.72
201856,313,4381,653,0993.020.74
201958,005,4631,692,0253.000.75