Ethiopia Population Growth Rate 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 Ethiopia population from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Ethiopia in 2020 is 114,963,588, a 2.57% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Ethiopia in 2019 was 112,078,730, a 2.61% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Ethiopia in 2018 was 109,224,414, a 2.65% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Ethiopia in 2017 was 106,399,924, a 2.7% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2020 Population Growth Rate
Ethiopia 114,963,588
Tanzania 59,734,218
Uganda 45,741,007
Afghanistan 38,928,346
Mozambique 31,255,435
Yemen 29,825,964
Nepal 29,136,808
Madagascar 27,691,018
North Korea 25,778,816
Niger 24,206,644
Burkina Faso 20,903,273
Mali 20,250,833
Malawi 19,129,952
Senegal 16,743,927
Chad 16,425,864
Somalia 15,893,222
Zimbabwe 14,862,924
Guinea 13,132,795
Rwanda 12,952,218
Benin 12,123,200
Burundi 11,890,784
Haiti 11,402,528
South Sudan 11,193,725
Tajikistan 9,537,645
Togo 8,278,724
Sierra Leone 7,976,983
Liberia 5,057,681
Central African Republic 4,829,767
Eritrea 3,546,421
Gambia 2,416,668
Guinea-Bissau 1,968,001
Comoros 869,601
Ethiopia - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2020 114,963,588 2.57%
2019 112,078,730 2.61%
2018 109,224,414 2.65%
2017 106,399,924 2.70%
2016 103,603,462 2.75%
2015 100,835,458 2.79%
2014 98,094,265 2.84%
2013 95,385,798 2.87%
2012 92,726,985 2.87%
2011 90,139,929 2.85%
2010 87,639,964 2.82%
2009 85,233,913 2.80%
2008 82,916,235 2.78%
2007 80,674,348 2.78%
2006 78,489,206 2.81%
2005 76,346,311 2.84%
2004 74,239,505 2.87%
2003 72,170,584 2.89%
2002 70,142,091 2.91%
2001 68,159,423 2.92%
2000 66,224,804 2.92%
1999 64,343,013 2.94%
1998 62,507,724 2.98%
1997 60,697,443 3.08%
1996 58,883,530 3.22%
1995 57,047,908 3.38%
1994 55,180,998 3.54%
1993 53,295,566 3.64%
1992 51,423,585 3.66%
1991 49,609,969 3.60%
1990 47,887,865 3.49%
1989 46,272,299 3.39%
1988 44,757,203 3.30%
1987 43,329,231 3.25%
1986 41,965,693 3.23%
1985 40,652,141 3.25%
1984 39,374,348 3.23%
1983 38,142,674 3.10%
1982 36,995,248 2.81%
1981 35,984,528 2.40%
1980 35,141,712 1.90%
1979 34,487,799 1.45%
1978 33,993,301 1.24%
1977 33,577,242 1.36%
1976 33,128,149 1.72%
1975 32,566,854 2.21%
1974 31,861,352 2.66%
1973 31,036,662 2.97%
1972 30,140,804 3.05%
1971 29,248,643 2.93%
1970 28,415,077 2.76%
1969 27,652,709 2.63%
1968 26,944,390 2.53%
1967 26,280,132 2.49%
1966 25,641,044 2.51%
1965 25,013,626 2.53%
1964 24,397,022 2.52%
1963 23,798,430 2.48%
1962 23,221,389 2.43%
1961 22,671,191 2.35%
1960 22,151,278 2.26%
1959 21,661,996 2.17%
1958 21,201,036 2.10%
1957 20,764,450 2.05%
1956 20,347,812 2.01%
1955 19,947,292 1.98%
1954 19,560,014 1.96%
1953 19,184,296 1.94%
1952 18,819,698 1.91%
1951 18,466,969 1.87%
1950 18,128,034 0.00%