Bunia, 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 Bunia, 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 Bunia in 2020 is 679,000, a 6.59% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Bunia in 2019 was 637,000, a 7.06% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Bunia in 2018 was 595,000, a 7.01% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Bunia in 2017 was 556,000, a 6.92% 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
Bunia - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 679,000 6.59%
2019 637,000 7.06%
2018 595,000 7.01%
2017 556,000 6.92%
2016 520,000 7.00%
2015 486,000 7.05%
2014 454,000 7.08%
2013 424,000 6.80%
2012 397,000 7.01%
2011 371,000 7.23%
2010 346,000 6.79%
2009 324,000 7.28%
2008 302,000 6.71%
2007 283,000 7.20%
2006 264,000 6.88%
2005 247,000 6.93%
2004 231,000 6.94%
2003 216,000 7.46%
2002 201,000 6.91%
2001 188,000 6.82%
2000 176,000 7.32%
1999 164,000 6.49%
1998 154,000 6.94%
1997 144,000 7.46%
1996 134,000 7.20%
1995 125,000 6.84%
1994 117,000 6.36%
1993 110,000 7.84%
1992 102,000 6.25%
1991 96,000 7.87%
1990 89,000 5.95%
1989 84,000 7.69%
1988 78,000 6.85%
1987 73,000 7.35%
1986 68,000 6.25%
1985 64,000 6.67%
1984 60,000 5.26%
1983 57,000 5.56%
1982 54,000 5.88%
1981 51,000 6.25%
1980 48,000 4.35%
1979 46,000 4.55%
1978 44,000 7.32%
1977 41,000 5.13%
1976 39,000 5.41%
1975 37,000 5.71%
1974 35,000 2.94%
1973 34,000 6.25%
1972 32,000 6.67%
1971 30,000 3.45%
1970 29,000 7.41%
1969 27,000 8.00%
1968 25,000 8.70%
1967 23,000 9.52%
1966 21,000 5.00%
1965 20,000 11.11%
1964 18,000 5.88%
1963 17,000 6.25%
1962 16,000 14.29%
1961 14,000 7.69%
1960 13,000 8.33%
1959 12,000 9.09%
1958 11,000 0.00%
1957 11,000 10.00%
1956 10,000 11.11%
1955 9,000 12.50%
1954 8,000 0.00%
1953 8,000 14.29%
1952 7,000 0.00%
1951 7,000 16.67%
1950 6,000 0.00%