Libreville, Gabon 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 Libreville, Gabon metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Libreville in 2020 is 834,000, a 1.21% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Libreville in 2019 was 824,000, a 1.35% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Libreville in 2018 was 813,000, a 2.78% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Libreville in 2017 was 791,000, a 2.86% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Gabon
City Name Population
Libreville 834,000
Libreville - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 834,000 1.21%
2019 824,000 1.35%
2018 813,000 2.78%
2017 791,000 2.86%
2016 769,000 2.95%
2015 747,000 2.89%
2014 726,000 2.83%
2013 706,000 2.92%
2012 686,000 2.85%
2011 667,000 2.77%
2010 649,000 3.02%
2009 630,000 2.77%
2008 613,000 2.85%
2007 596,000 2.94%
2006 579,000 2.84%
2005 563,000 2.93%
2004 547,000 2.63%
2003 533,000 2.50%
2002 520,000 2.36%
2001 508,000 2.42%
2000 496,000 2.48%
1999 484,000 2.54%
1998 472,000 2.39%
1997 461,000 2.44%
1996 450,000 2.51%
1995 439,000 2.33%
1994 429,000 2.63%
1993 418,000 4.50%
1992 400,000 4.71%
1991 382,000 4.37%
1990 366,000 4.57%
1989 350,000 4.48%
1988 335,000 4.69%
1987 320,000 4.58%
1986 306,000 4.44%
1985 293,000 4.64%
1984 280,000 4.48%
1983 268,000 4.69%
1982 256,000 4.49%
1981 245,000 4.70%
1980 234,000 4.46%
1979 224,000 4.67%
1978 214,000 4.39%
1977 205,000 15.17%
1976 178,000 14.84%
1975 155,000 15.67%
1974 134,000 14.53%
1973 117,000 15.84%
1972 101,000 14.77%
1971 88,000 14.29%
1970 77,000 13.24%
1969 68,000 9.68%
1968 62,000 8.77%
1967 57,000 7.55%
1966 53,000 8.16%
1965 49,000 6.52%
1964 46,000 12.20%
1963 41,000 10.81%
1962 37,000 12.12%
1961 33,000 13.79%
1960 29,000 11.54%
1959 26,000 8.33%
1958 24,000 41.18%
1957 17,000 0.00%
1956 17,000 0.00%
1955 17,000 0.00%
1954 17,000 0.00%
1953 17,000 0.00%
1952 17,000 6.25%
1951 16,000 6.67%
1950 15,000 0.00%