Banjul, Gambia Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Banjul, Gambia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Banjul in 2020 is 451,000, a 1.81% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Banjul in 2019 was 443,000, a 1.37% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Banjul in 2018 was 437,000, a 1.39% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Banjul in 2017 was 431,000, a 1.17% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Gambia
City Name Population
Banjul 451,000
Banjul - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 451,000 1.81%
2019 443,000 1.37%
2018 437,000 1.39%
2017 431,000 1.17%
2016 426,000 1.43%
2015 420,000 1.20%
2014 415,000 1.47%
2013 409,000 1.24%
2012 404,000 1.25%
2011 399,000 1.53%
2010 393,000 1.29%
2009 388,000 1.31%
2008 383,000 1.32%
2007 378,000 1.34%
2006 373,000 1.36%
2005 368,000 1.10%
2004 364,000 1.39%
2003 359,000 2.57%
2002 350,000 2.94%
2001 340,000 2.72%
2000 331,000 2.80%
1999 322,000 2.88%
1998 313,000 2.96%
1997 304,000 2.70%
1996 296,000 2.78%
1995 288,000 2.86%
1994 280,000 2.94%
1993 272,000 5.43%
1992 258,000 6.61%
1991 242,000 6.14%
1990 228,000 6.54%
1989 214,000 6.47%
1988 201,000 6.35%
1987 189,000 6.18%
1986 178,000 6.59%
1985 167,000 6.37%
1984 157,000 6.08%
1983 148,000 6.47%
1982 139,000 6.92%
1981 130,000 5.69%
1980 123,000 6.96%
1979 115,000 6.48%
1978 108,000 5.88%
1977 102,000 6.25%
1976 96,000 6.67%
1975 90,000 5.88%
1974 85,000 6.25%
1973 80,000 9.59%
1972 73,000 7.35%
1971 68,000 9.68%
1970 62,000 8.77%
1969 57,000 7.55%
1968 53,000 10.42%
1967 48,000 4.35%
1966 46,000 2.22%
1965 45,000 4.65%
1964 43,000 4.88%
1963 41,000 2.50%
1962 40,000 5.26%
1961 38,000 2.70%
1960 37,000 2.78%
1959 36,000 2.86%
1958 35,000 6.06%
1957 33,000 3.13%
1956 32,000 3.23%
1955 31,000 3.33%
1954 30,000 3.45%
1953 29,000 3.57%
1952 28,000 3.70%
1951 27,000 3.85%
1950 26,000 0.00%