Senegal Population (LIVE)

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Senegal Population (1950 - 2017)
Yearly Population Growth Rate (%)
  • The current population of Senegal is 15,968,445 as of Saturday, April 29, 2017, based on the latest United Nations estimates.
  • Senegal population is equivalent to 0.21% of the total world population.
  • Senegal ranks number 72 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.
  • The population density in Senegal is 83 per Km2 (216 people per mi2).
  • The total land area is 192,463 Km2 (74,310 sq. miles)
  • 43.8 % of the population is urban (7,026,134 people in 2017)
  • The median age in Senegal is 18.1 years.

Population of Senegal (2017 and historical)

YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationSenegal
Global Rank
2017 16,054,275 2.98 % 464,790 -19,999 18.1 5.11 83 43.8 % 7,026,134 0.21 % 7,515,284,153 72
2016 15,589,485 3.04 % 460,212 -19,999 18.1 5.11 81 43.5 % 6,781,585 0.21 % 7,432,663,275 72
2015 15,129,273 3.15 % 434,496 -20,000 18 5.18 79 43.3 % 6,543,954 0.21 % 7,349,472,099 72
2010 12,956,791 2.83 % 337,559 -33,200 18 5.15 67 42.2 % 5,468,959 0.19 % 6,929,725,043 72
2005 11,268,994 2.71 % 281,683 -30,200 18 5.38 59 41.1 % 4,634,488 0.17 % 6,519,635,850 72
2000 9,860,578 2.51 % 229,966 -42,000 17 5.78 51 40.3 % 3,978,718 0.16 % 6,126,622,121 79
1995 8,710,746 3 % 239,309 -14,000 17 6.35 45 39.6 % 3,451,539 0.15 % 5,735,123,084 82
1990 7,514,201 3.14 % 215,235 -12,100 16 6.88 39 38.9 % 2,923,005 0.14 % 5,309,667,699 84
1985 6,438,024 2.94 % 173,875 -17,000 16 7.25 33 37.5 % 2,417,370 0.13 % 4,852,540,569 87
1980 5,568,651 2.59 % 133,632 -27,000 17 7.45 29 35.8 % 1,991,937 0.13 % 4,439,632,465 90
1975 4,900,491 3.05 % 136,547 13,100 18 7.41 26 33.7 % 1,651,329 0.12 % 4,061,399,228 91
1970 4,217,754 2.94 % 113,689 17,300 18 7.24 22 30 % 1,265,417 0.11 % 3,682,487,691 93
1965 3,649,308 2.81 % 94,350 6,600 19 6.57 14 26.4 % 961,650 0.11 % 3,322,495,121 96
1960 3,177,560 2.69 % 79,121 8,800 18 6.83 17 23 % 730,880 0.11 % 3,018,343,828 96
1955 2,781,955 2.35 % 61,063 6,600 19 6.57 14 20 % 555,261 0.1 % 2,758,314,525 96
Source: Worldometers (www.Worldometers.info)
Elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).
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Senegal Population Forecast

YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationSenegal
Global Rank
2020 17,487,409 2.94 % 471,627 -20,000 18 4.83 91 44.6 % 7,806,372 0.23 % 7,758,156,792 68
2025 20,036,744 2.76 % 509,867 -20,000 19 4.51 104 46.3 % 9,282,903 0.25 % 8,141,661,007 64
2030 22,801,643 2.62 % 552,980 -20,000 20 4.22 118 48.2 % 10,998,104 0.27 % 8,500,766,052 63
2035 25,816,132 2.51 % 602,898 -20,000 21 3.97 134 50.1 % 12,935,929 0.29 % 8,838,907,877 62
2040 29,085,752 2.41 % 653,924 -20,000 22 3.74 151 51.9 % 15,086,370 0.32 % 9,157,233,976 61
2045 32,571,345 2.29 % 697,119 -20,000 23 3.54 169 53.5 % 17,423,224 0.34 % 9,453,891,780 60
2050 36,222,525 2.15 % 730,236 -20,000 24 3.36 188 55 % 19,909,932 0.37 % 9,725,147,994 56
Source: Worldometers (www.Worldometers.info)
Elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).

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Notes

The Senegal Population (Live) counter shows a continuously updated estimate of the current population of Senegal delivered by Worldometers' RTS algorithm, which processes data collected from the United Nations Population Division.

The Population of Senegal (1950 - 2017) chart plots the total population count as of July 1 of each year, from 1950 to 2017.

The Yearly Population Growth Rate chart plots the annual percentage changes in population registered on July 1 of each year, from 1951 to 2017. This value can differ from the Yearly % Change shown in the historical table, which shows the last year equivalent percentage change assuming homogeneous change in the preceding five year period.

Definitions

Year: as of July 1 of the year indicated.

Population: Overall total population (both sexes and all ages) in the country as of July 1 of the year indicated, as estimated by the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision. For forecasted years, the U.N. medium-fertility variant is used.


Yearly % Change: For 2017: percentage change in total population over the last year (from July 1, 2016 to June 30 2017). For all other years: latest year annual percentage change equivalent assuming homogeneous change in the preceding five year period, calculated through reverse compounding.

Yearly Change: For 2017: absolute change in total population (increase or decrease in number of people) over the last year (from July 1, 2016 to June 30 2017). For all other years: average annual numerical change over the preceding five year period.

Migrants (net): The average annual number of immigrants minus the number of emigrants over the preceding five year period (running from July 1 to June 30 of the initial and final years), or subsequent five year period (for 2016 data). A negative number means that there are more emigrants than immigrants.

Median Age: age that divides the population into two numerically equal groups: half of the people are older than the median age indicated and half are younger. This parameter provides an indication of age distribution.

Fertility Rate: (Total Fertility Rate, or TFR), it is expressed as children per woman. It is calculated as the average number of children an average woman will have during her reproductive period (15 to 49 years old) based on the current fertility rates of every age group in the country, and assuming she is not subject to mortality.

Density (P/Km²): (Population Density) Population per square Kilometer (Km²).

Urban Pop % : Urban population as a percentage of total population.

Urban Population: Population living in areas classified as urban according to the criteria used by each country.

Country's Share of World Pop: Total population in the country as a percentage of total World Population as of July 1 of the year indicated.

World Population: Total World Population as of July 1 of the year indicated.

Global Rank: Position held by Senegal in the list of all countries worldwide ranked by population (from the highest population to the lowest population) as of July 1 of the year indicated.


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