Rufisque, Senegal Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Rufisque, Senegal metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Rufisque in 2020 is 347,000, a 3.58% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Rufisque in 2019 was 335,000, a 3.72% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Rufisque in 2018 was 323,000, a 3.86% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Rufisque in 2017 was 311,000, a 3.67% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Senegal
City Name Population
Dakar 3,140,000
Thies 377,000
Rufisque 347,000
Rufisque - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 347,000 3.58%
2019 335,000 3.72%
2018 323,000 3.86%
2017 311,000 3.67%
2016 300,000 3.81%
2015 289,000 3.96%
2014 278,000 3.73%
2013 268,000 3.47%
2012 259,000 4.02%
2011 249,000 3.75%
2010 240,000 3.45%
2009 232,000 4.04%
2008 223,000 3.72%
2007 215,000 3.86%
2006 207,000 3.50%
2005 200,000 3.63%
2004 193,000 3.76%
2003 186,000 3.91%
2002 179,000 1.13%
2001 177,000 1.72%
2000 174,000 1.75%
1999 171,000 1.79%
1998 168,000 1.82%
1997 165,000 1.23%
1996 163,000 1.88%
1995 160,000 1.91%
1994 157,000 1.29%
1993 155,000 1.97%
1992 152,000 1.33%
1991 150,000 2.04%
1990 147,000 1.38%
1989 145,000 1.40%
1988 143,000 4.38%
1987 137,000 3.79%
1986 132,000 3.94%
1985 127,000 3.25%
1984 123,000 4.24%
1983 118,000 4.42%
1982 113,000 3.67%
1981 109,000 3.81%
1980 105,000 3.96%
1979 101,000 4.12%
1978 97,000 3.19%
1977 94,000 4.44%
1976 90,000 3.45%
1975 87,000 4.82%
1974 83,000 3.75%
1973 80,000 3.90%
1972 77,000 4.05%
1971 74,000 2.78%
1970 72,000 4.35%
1969 69,000 4.55%
1968 66,000 3.13%
1967 64,000 4.92%
1966 61,000 3.39%
1965 59,000 3.51%
1964 57,000 3.64%
1963 55,000 3.77%
1962 53,000 3.92%
1961 51,000 4.08%
1960 49,000 4.26%
1959 47,000 4.44%
1958 45,000 4.65%
1957 43,000 4.88%
1956 41,000 5.13%
1955 39,000 2.63%
1954 38,000 5.56%
1953 36,000 5.88%
1952 34,000 3.03%
1951 33,000 3.13%
1950 32,000 0.00%