Botswana Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of Botswana population from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Botswana in 2020 is 2,351,627, a 2.08% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Botswana in 2019 was 2,303,697, a 2.2% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Botswana in 2018 was 2,254,068, a 2.22% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Botswana in 2017 was 2,205,080, a 2.09% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Botswana 2,351,627
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Botswana - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 2,351,627 2.08%
2019 2,303,697 2.20%
2018 2,254,068 2.22%
2017 2,205,080 2.09%
2016 2,159,927 1.85%
2015 2,120,716 1.54%
2014 2,088,618 1.26%
2013 2,062,548 1.13%
2012 2,039,556 1.20%
2011 2,015,403 1.42%
2010 1,987,105 1.72%
2009 1,953,498 1.98%
2008 1,915,639 2.14%
2007 1,875,459 2.15%
2006 1,835,908 2.05%
2005 1,799,078 1.90%
2004 1,765,527 1.79%
2003 1,734,398 1.75%
2002 1,704,642 1.79%
2001 1,674,678 1.91%
2000 1,643,334 2.05%
1999 1,610,264 2.19%
1998 1,575,824 2.30%
1997 1,540,425 2.37%
1996 1,504,730 2.42%
1995 1,469,174 2.45%
1994 1,434,059 2.50%
1993 1,399,110 2.61%
1992 1,363,554 2.81%
1991 1,326,322 3.07%
1990 1,286,756 3.40%
1989 1,244,484 3.70%
1988 1,200,067 3.91%
1987 1,154,906 3.96%
1986 1,110,943 3.87%
1985 1,069,582 3.70%
1984 1,031,439 3.54%
1983 996,130 3.45%
1982 962,875 3.49%
1981 930,408 3.62%
1980 897,868 3.79%
1979 865,075 3.92%
1978 832,467 3.99%
1977 800,529 3.97%
1976 769,979 3.86%
1975 741,355 3.73%
1974 714,712 3.59%
1973 689,912 3.42%
1972 667,092 3.21%
1971 646,347 2.97%
1970 627,715 2.69%
1969 611,300 2.40%
1968 596,947 2.20%
1967 584,092 2.12%
1966 571,964 2.14%
1965 559,994 2.21%
1964 547,873 2.28%
1963 535,685 2.27%
1962 523,778 2.16%
1961 512,685 1.98%
1960 502,745 1.78%
1959 493,961 1.62%
1958 486,080 1.55%
1957 478,665 1.58%
1956 471,227 1.70%
1955 463,359 1.89%
1954 454,777 2.12%
1953 445,330 2.37%
1952 435,034 2.60%
1951 424,000 2.78%
1950 412,531 0.00%