Tshikapa, Republic of Congo Metro Area 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 Tshikapa, Republic of Congo metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Tshikapa in 2020 is 919,000, a 5.75% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Tshikapa in 2019 was 869,000, a 5.85% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Tshikapa in 2018 was 821,000, a 5.94% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Tshikapa in 2017 was 775,000, a 5.87% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Republic of Congo
City Name Population
Kinshasa 14,342,000
Mbuji-Mayi 2,525,000
Lubumbashi 2,478,000
Kananga 1,458,000
Kisangani 1,261,000
Bukavu 1,078,000
Tshikapa 919,000
Bunia 679,000
Goma 634,000
Uvira 590,000
Likasi 568,000
Kikwit 507,000
Kolwezi 495,000
Kabinda 466,000
Mbandaka 443,000
Matadi 390,000
Tshikapa - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 919,000 5.75%
2019 869,000 5.85%
2018 821,000 5.94%
2017 775,000 5.87%
2016 732,000 5.93%
2015 691,000 5.98%
2014 652,000 6.02%
2013 615,000 5.85%
2012 581,000 6.02%
2011 548,000 5.79%
2010 518,000 5.93%
2009 489,000 6.07%
2008 461,000 5.73%
2007 436,000 6.08%
2006 411,000 5.93%
2005 388,000 5.72%
2004 367,000 6.07%
2003 346,000 5.81%
2002 327,000 6.17%
2001 308,000 5.84%
2000 291,000 5.82%
1999 275,000 5.77%
1998 260,000 6.12%
1997 245,000 6.06%
1996 231,000 5.96%
1995 218,000 5.83%
1994 206,000 5.64%
1993 195,000 5.98%
1992 184,000 5.75%
1991 174,000 6.10%
1990 164,000 5.81%
1989 155,000 6.16%
1988 146,000 5.80%
1987 138,000 6.15%
1986 130,000 5.69%
1985 123,000 6.03%
1984 116,000 8.41%
1983 107,000 8.08%
1982 99,000 7.61%
1981 92,000 8.24%
1980 85,000 7.59%
1979 79,000 8.22%
1978 73,000 8.96%
1977 67,000 8.06%
1976 62,000 8.77%
1975 57,000 7.55%
1974 53,000 8.16%
1973 49,000 8.89%
1972 45,000 7.14%
1971 42,000 7.69%
1970 39,000 8.33%
1969 36,000 9.09%
1968 33,000 6.45%
1967 31,000 10.71%
1966 28,000 7.69%
1965 26,000 8.33%
1964 24,000 4.35%
1963 23,000 9.52%
1962 21,000 10.53%
1961 19,000 5.56%
1960 18,000 12.50%
1959 16,000 6.67%
1958 15,000 7.14%
1957 14,000 7.69%
1956 13,000 8.33%
1955 12,000 9.09%
1954 11,000 10.00%
1953 10,000 0.00%
1952 10,000 11.11%
1951 9,000 12.50%
1950 8,000 0.00%