Goma, Republic of Congo Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Goma, Republic of Congo metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Goma in 2021 is 670,000, a 5.68% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Goma in 2020 was 634,000, a 5.84% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Goma in 2019 was 599,000, a 5.83% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Goma in 2018 was 566,000, a 6.19% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Republic of Congo
City Name Population
Kinshasa 14,970,000
Mbuji-Mayi 2,643,000
Lubumbashi 2,584,000
Kananga 1,524,000
Kisangani 1,312,000
Bukavu 1,133,000
Tshikapa 971,000
Bunia 723,000
Goma 670,000
Uvira 623,000
Likasi 586,000
Kikwit 526,000
Kabinda 501,000
Kolwezi 501,000
Mbandaka 459,000
Matadi 402,000
Goma - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 670,000 5.68%
2020 634,000 5.84%
2019 599,000 5.83%
2018 566,000 6.19%
2017 533,000 5.96%
2016 503,000 5.89%
2015 475,000 6.03%
2014 448,000 6.16%
2013 422,000 6.03%
2012 398,000 5.85%
2011 376,000 5.92%
2010 355,000 5.97%
2009 335,000 6.01%
2008 316,000 6.04%
2007 298,000 6.05%
2006 281,000 6.04%
2005 265,000 6.00%
2004 250,000 5.93%
2003 236,000 6.31%
2002 222,000 5.71%
2001 210,000 6.06%
2000 198,000 5.88%
1999 187,000 6.25%
1998 176,000 6.02%
1997 166,000 5.73%
1996 157,000 6.08%
1995 148,000 5.71%
1994 140,000 6.06%
1993 132,000 6.45%
1992 124,000 5.98%
1991 117,000 5.41%
1990 111,000 6.73%
1989 104,000 6.12%
1988 98,000 5.38%
1987 93,000 5.68%
1986 88,000 6.02%
1985 83,000 6.41%
1984 78,000 4.00%
1983 75,000 2.74%
1982 73,000 4.29%
1981 70,000 2.94%
1980 68,000 3.03%
1979 66,000 3.13%
1978 64,000 3.23%
1977 62,000 5.08%
1976 59,000 1.72%
1975 58,000 3.57%
1974 56,000 3.70%
1973 54,000 3.85%
1972 52,000 4.00%
1971 50,000 2.04%
1970 49,000 13.95%
1969 43,000 10.26%
1968 39,000 11.43%
1967 35,000 12.90%
1966 31,000 10.71%
1965 28,000 12.00%
1964 25,000 13.64%
1963 22,000 10.00%
1962 20,000 11.11%
1961 18,000 12.50%
1960 16,000 14.29%
1959 14,000 7.69%
1958 13,000 18.18%
1957 11,000 10.00%
1956 10,000 11.11%
1955 9,000 12.50%
1954 8,000 14.29%
1953 7,000 16.67%
1952 6,000 0.00%
1951 6,000 20.00%
1950 5,000 0.00%