Tunisia Population (LIVE)

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Tunisia Population (1950 - 2017)
Yearly Population Growth Rate (%)
  • The current population of Tunisia is 11,492,509 as of Monday, June 26, 2017, based on the latest United Nations estimates.
  • Tunisia population is equivalent to 0.15% of the total world population.
  • Tunisia ranks number 78 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.
  • The population density in Tunisia is 74 per Km2 (192 people per mi2).
  • The total land area is 155,399 Km2 (60,000 sq. miles)
  • 67.1 % of the population is urban (7,710,512 people in 2017)
  • The median age in Tunisia is 31.5 years.

Population of Tunisia (2017 and historical)

YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationTunisia
Global Rank
2017 11,494,760 1.05 % 119,540 -4,000 31.5 2.14 74 67.1 % 7,710,512 0.15 % 7,515,284,153 78
2016 11,375,220 1.08 % 121,666 -4,000 31.5 2.14 73 66.9 % 7,610,517 0.15 % 7,432,663,275 79
2015 11,253,554 1.13 % 122,872 -6,600 31 2.16 72 66.7 % 7,509,909 0.15 % 7,349,472,099 79
2010 10,639,194 1.04 % 107,343 -6,600 29 2.02 69 65.9 % 7,009,981 0.15 % 6,929,725,043 78
2005 10,102,477 0.82 % 80,657 -27,800 27 2.04 65 64.8 % 6,543,194 0.15 % 6,519,635,850 78
2000 9,699,192 1.25 % 117,044 -7,400 25 2.34 62 62.5 % 6,059,507 0.16 % 6,126,622,121 80
1995 9,113,972 2.05 % 176,235 28,100 23 2.98 59 60.6 % 5,522,032 0.16 % 5,735,123,084 80
1990 8,232,797 2.37 % 182,184 9,800 21 4 53 57.3 % 4,714,067 0.16 % 5,309,667,699 80
1985 7,321,877 2.83 % 190,742 17,100 20 4.82 47 52.9 % 3,870,330 0.15 % 4,852,540,569 80
1980 6,368,169 2.41 % 143,138 -14,400 19 5.65 41 50.1 % 3,189,934 0.14 % 4,439,632,465 80
1975 5,652,478 2.24 % 118,417 -19,400 18 6.39 36 46.8 % 2,646,264 0.14 % 4,061,399,228 82
1970 5,060,393 2.17 % 103,011 -19,300 17 6.92 33 42.8 % 2,166,499 0.14 % 3,682,487,691 82
1965 4,545,340 1.71 % 73,815 -3,700 19 6.65 25 38.8 % 1,762,879 0.14 % 3,322,495,121 79
1960 4,176,266 1.15 % 46,547 -38,500 19 6.85 27 35.2 % 1,468,655 0.14 % 3,018,343,828 80
1955 3,943,533 1.81 % 67,645 -3,700 19 6.65 25 31.2 % 1,229,428 0.14 % 2,758,314,525 79
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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Tunisia Population Forecast

YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationTunisia
Global Rank
2020 11,835,284 1.01 % 116,346 -4,000 33 2.07 76 67.6 % 8,004,648 0.15 % 7,758,156,792 80
2025 12,320,107 0.81 % 96,965 -4,000 35 1.99 79 68.7 % 8,463,860 0.15 % 8,141,661,007 81
2030 12,686,123 0.59 % 73,203 -4,000 37 1.93 82 69.9 % 8,868,960 0.15 % 8,500,766,052 81
2035 12,954,940 0.42 % 53,763 -4,000 38 1.89 83 71.2 % 9,226,380 0.15 % 8,838,907,877 82
2040 13,165,833 0.32 % 42,179 -4,000 39 1.86 85 72.6 % 9,555,323 0.14 % 9,157,233,976 82
2045 13,342,357 0.27 % 35,305 -4,000 40 1.84 86 73.9 % 9,855,470 0.14 % 9,453,891,780 84
2050 13,475,503 0.2 % 26,629 -4,000 40 1.83 87 75 % 10,108,450 0.14 % 9,725,147,994 84
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 Tunisia Population (Live) counter shows a continuously updated estimate of the current population of Tunisia delivered by Worldometers' RTS algorithm, which processes data collected from the United Nations Population Division.

The Population of Tunisia (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 Tunisia 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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