Kananga, Republic of Congo Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Kananga, 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 Kananga in 2020 is 1,458,000, a 4.52% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Kananga in 2019 was 1,395,000, a 4.49% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Kananga in 2018 was 1,335,000, a 4.46% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Kananga in 2017 was 1,278,000, a 4.5% 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
Kananga - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,458,000 4.52%
2019 1,395,000 4.49%
2018 1,335,000 4.46%
2017 1,278,000 4.50%
2016 1,223,000 4.53%
2015 1,170,000 4.56%
2014 1,119,000 4.48%
2013 1,071,000 4.49%
2012 1,025,000 4.49%
2011 981,000 4.58%
2010 938,000 4.45%
2009 898,000 4.54%
2008 859,000 4.50%
2007 822,000 4.45%
2006 787,000 4.52%
2005 753,000 4.58%
2004 720,000 4.50%
2003 689,000 4.39%
2002 660,000 4.60%
2001 631,000 4.47%
2000 604,000 4.50%
1999 578,000 4.52%
1998 553,000 4.54%
1997 529,000 4.34%
1996 507,000 4.54%
1995 485,000 4.53%
1994 464,000 4.50%
1993 444,000 4.47%
1992 425,000 4.68%
1991 406,000 4.37%
1990 389,000 4.57%
1989 372,000 4.49%
1988 356,000 4.40%
1987 341,000 4.60%
1986 326,000 4.49%
1985 312,000 4.35%
1984 299,000 6.03%
1983 282,000 6.02%
1982 266,000 6.40%
1981 250,000 5.93%
1980 236,000 5.83%
1979 223,000 6.19%
1978 210,000 6.06%
1977 198,000 5.88%
1976 187,000 6.25%
1975 176,000 6.02%
1974 166,000 6.41%
1973 156,000 6.12%
1972 147,000 5.76%
1971 139,000 6.11%
1970 131,000 5.65%
1969 124,000 5.98%
1968 117,000 6.36%
1967 110,000 5.77%
1966 104,000 6.12%
1965 98,000 6.52%
1964 92,000 5.75%
1963 87,000 6.10%
1962 82,000 6.49%
1961 77,000 5.48%
1960 73,000 5.80%
1959 69,000 6.15%
1958 65,000 6.56%
1957 61,000 5.17%
1956 58,000 13.73%
1955 51,000 13.33%
1954 45,000 15.38%
1953 39,000 11.43%
1952 35,000 12.90%
1951 31,000 14.81%
1950 27,000 0.00%