Kikwit, Republic of Congo Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Kikwit, Republic of Congo metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Kikwit in 2022 is 546,000, a 3.8% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Kikwit in 2021 was 526,000, a 3.75% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Kikwit in 2020 was 507,000, a 3.47% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Kikwit in 2019 was 490,000, a 3.59% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Republic of Congo
City Name Population
Kinshasa 15,628,000
Mbuji-Mayi 2,765,000
Lubumbashi 2,695,000
Kananga 1,593,000
Kisangani 1,366,000
Bukavu 1,190,000
Tshikapa 1,024,000
Bunia 768,000
Goma 707,000
Uvira 657,000
Likasi 605,000
Kikwit 546,000
Kabinda 537,000
Kolwezi 511,000
Mbandaka 476,000
Matadi 416,000
Kikwit - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 546,000 3.80%
2021 526,000 3.75%
2020 507,000 3.47%
2019 490,000 3.59%
2018 473,000 3.28%
2017 458,000 3.62%
2016 442,000 3.51%
2015 427,000 3.39%
2014 413,000 3.51%
2013 399,000 3.37%
2012 386,000 3.49%
2011 373,000 3.32%
2010 361,000 3.44%
2009 349,000 3.56%
2008 337,000 3.37%
2007 326,000 3.49%
2006 315,000 3.62%
2005 304,000 3.40%
2004 294,000 3.52%
2003 284,000 3.27%
2002 275,000 3.38%
2001 266,000 3.50%
2000 257,000 3.63%
1999 248,000 3.33%
1998 240,000 3.45%
1997 232,000 3.57%
1996 224,000 3.23%
1995 217,000 3.33%
1994 210,000 3.45%
1993 203,000 3.57%
1992 196,000 3.70%
1991 189,000 3.28%
1990 183,000 3.39%
1989 177,000 3.51%
1988 171,000 3.64%
1987 165,000 3.13%
1986 160,000 3.90%
1985 154,000 3.36%
1984 149,000 1.36%
1983 147,000 1.38%
1982 145,000 1.40%
1981 143,000 1.42%
1980 141,000 2.17%
1979 138,000 1.47%
1978 136,000 1.49%
1977 134,000 1.52%
1976 132,000 1.54%
1975 130,000 1.56%
1974 128,000 1.59%
1973 126,000 0.80%
1972 125,000 1.63%
1971 123,000 1.65%
1970 121,000 16.35%
1969 104,000 15.56%
1968 90,000 16.88%
1967 77,000 16.67%
1966 66,000 15.79%
1965 57,000 16.33%
1964 49,000 16.67%
1963 42,000 16.67%
1962 36,000 16.13%
1961 31,000 14.81%
1960 27,000 17.39%
1959 23,000 21.05%
1958 19,000 18.75%
1957 16,000 23.08%
1956 13,000 18.18%
1955 11,000 10.00%
1954 10,000 25.00%
1953 8,000 14.29%
1952 7,000 16.67%
1951 6,000 20.00%
1950 5,000 0.00%