Mali Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of Mali population from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Mali in 2021 is 20,855,735, a 2.99% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Mali in 2020 was 20,250,833, a 3.02% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Mali in 2019 was 19,658,031, a 3.04% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Mali in 2018 was 19,077,749, a 3.05% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2021 Population
Ethiopia 117,876,227
Tanzania 61,498,437
Uganda 47,123,531
Afghanistan 39,835,428
Mozambique 32,163,047
Yemen 30,490,640
Nepal 29,674,920
Madagascar 28,427,328
North Korea 25,887,041
Niger 25,130,817
Burkina Faso 21,497,096
Mali 20,855,735
Malawi 19,647,684
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
Mali - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 20,855,735 2.99%
2020 20,250,833 3.02%
2019 19,658,031 3.04%
2018 19,077,749 3.05%
2017 18,512,430 3.04%
2016 17,965,443 3.02%
2015 17,438,778 2.98%
2014 16,934,214 2.94%
2013 16,449,854 2.94%
2012 15,979,496 3.00%
2011 15,514,590 3.09%
2010 15,049,353 3.21%
2009 14,581,429 3.31%
2008 14,113,577 3.39%
2007 13,651,464 3.39%
2006 13,203,378 3.35%
2005 12,775,516 3.29%
2004 12,369,070 3.22%
2003 11,982,695 3.15%
2002 11,616,887 3.06%
2001 11,271,600 2.97%
2000 10,946,445 2.85%
1999 10,642,936 2.73%
1998 10,360,561 2.64%
1997 10,094,368 2.61%
1996 9,837,571 2.63%
1995 9,585,653 2.69%
1994 9,334,880 2.73%
1993 9,087,176 2.68%
1992 8,850,334 2.49%
1991 8,635,527 2.20%
1990 8,449,913 1.84%
1989 8,296,915 1.53%
1988 8,171,522 1.36%
1987 8,062,219 1.38%
1986 7,952,865 1.54%
1985 7,831,889 1.78%
1984 7,694,855 1.98%
1983 7,545,166 2.12%
1982 7,388,668 2.13%
1981 7,234,728 2.04%
1980 7,090,126 1.92%
1979 6,956,402 1.83%
1978 6,831,085 1.77%
1977 6,712,267 1.75%
1976 6,596,728 1.77%
1975 6,482,278 1.79%
1974 6,368,348 1.79%
1973 6,256,187 1.77%
1972 6,147,458 1.70%
1971 6,044,530 1.61%
1970 5,949,045 1.50%
1969 5,861,412 1.39%
1968 5,780,835 1.31%
1967 5,706,199 1.25%
1966 5,635,859 1.21%
1965 5,568,484 1.18%
1964 5,503,752 1.14%
1963 5,441,613 1.12%
1962 5,381,368 1.11%
1961 5,322,266 1.11%
1960 5,263,733 1.12%
1959 5,205,449 1.13%
1958 5,147,348 1.14%
1957 5,089,509 1.14%
1956 5,032,123 1.14%
1955 4,975,398 1.14%
1954 4,919,547 1.13%
1953 4,864,755 1.11%
1952 4,811,199 1.10%
1951 4,759,036 1.07%
1950 4,708,429 0.00%