Banjul, Gambia 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 Banjul, Gambia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Banjul in 2020 is 451,000, a 1.81% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Banjul in 2019 was 443,000, a 1.37% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Banjul in 2018 was 437,000, a 1.39% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area 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%