Gambia Population Growth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of Gambia population from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Gambia in 2021 is 2,486,945, a 2.91% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Gambia in 2020 was 2,416,668, a 2.94% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Gambia in 2019 was 2,347,706, a 2.97% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Gambia in 2018 was 2,280,094, a 2.99% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Yemen 30,490,640
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Mali 20,855,735
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Senegal 17,196,301
Chad 16,914,985
Somalia 16,359,504
Zimbabwe 15,092,171
Guinea 13,497,244
Rwanda 13,276,513
Benin 12,451,040
Burundi 12,255,433
Haiti 11,541,685
South Sudan 11,381,378
Tajikistan 9,749,627
Togo 8,478,250
Sierra Leone 8,141,343
Liberia 5,180,203
Central African Republic 4,919,981
Eritrea 3,601,467
Gambia 2,486,945
Guinea-Bissau 2,015,494
Comoros 888,451
Gambia - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2021 2,486,945 2.91%
2020 2,416,668 2.94%
2019 2,347,706 2.97%
2018 2,280,094 2.99%
2017 2,213,889 3.01%
2016 2,149,136 3.03%
2015 2,085,860 3.05%
2014 2,024,042 3.07%
2013 1,963,712 3.08%
2012 1,905,013 3.08%
2011 1,848,147 3.06%
2010 1,793,196 3.04%
2009 1,740,279 3.02%
2008 1,689,285 3.01%
2007 1,639,848 3.04%
2006 1,591,445 3.09%
2005 1,543,741 3.15%
2004 1,496,527 3.21%
2003 1,449,925 3.25%
2002 1,404,261 3.25%
2001 1,360,074 3.22%
2000 1,317,703 3.18%
1999 1,277,133 3.15%
1998 1,238,125 3.13%
1997 1,200,526 3.13%
1996 1,164,091 3.15%
1995 1,128,575 3.14%
1994 1,094,212 3.14%
1993 1,060,862 3.25%
1992 1,027,475 3.51%
1991 992,673 3.88%
1990 955,593 4.36%
1989 915,635 4.83%
1988 873,444 5.10%
1987 831,023 5.04%
1986 791,147 4.68%
1985 755,787 4.15%
1984 725,694 3.64%
1983 700,199 3.26%
1982 678,113 3.12%
1981 657,579 3.19%
1980 637,246 3.32%
1979 616,768 3.39%
1978 596,536 3.43%
1977 576,757 3.40%
1976 557,805 3.30%
1975 539,979 3.20%
1974 523,251 3.12%
1973 507,432 3.05%
1972 492,426 2.99%
1971 478,116 2.95%
1970 464,410 2.92%
1969 451,228 2.88%
1968 438,603 2.81%
1967 426,629 2.68%
1966 415,478 2.52%
1965 405,259 2.34%
1964 396,011 2.16%
1963 387,641 2.04%
1962 379,894 2.00%
1961 372,445 2.03%
1960 365,047 2.07%
1959 357,628 2.11%
1958 350,244 2.11%
1957 343,014 2.05%
1956 336,113 1.96%
1955 329,661 1.83%
1954 323,747 1.69%
1953 318,382 1.55%
1952 313,527 1.44%
1951 309,086 1.38%
1950 304,889 0.00%