Nepal Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of Nepal population from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Nepal in 2019 is 28,608,710, a 1.83% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Nepal in 2018 was 28,095,714, a 1.68% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Nepal in 2017 was 27,632,681, a 1.35% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Nepal in 2016 was 27,263,433, a 0.92% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Yemen 29,161,922
Nepal 28,608,710
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Nepal - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 28,608,710 1.83%
2018 28,095,714 1.68%
2017 27,632,681 1.35%
2016 27,263,433 0.92%
2015 27,015,031 0.41%
2014 26,905,978 -0.04%
2013 26,916,793 -0.27%
2012 26,989,163 -0.19%
2011 27,041,220 0.10%
2010 27,013,212 0.48%
2009 26,883,535 0.81%
2008 26,666,576 1.08%
2007 26,382,581 1.21%
2006 26,066,693 1.25%
2005 25,744,500 1.28%
2004 25,419,344 1.35%
2003 25,080,872 1.44%
2002 24,725,627 1.55%
2001 24,347,106 1.70%
2000 23,941,110 1.83%
1999 23,509,964 1.96%
1998 23,057,883 2.09%
1997 22,584,775 2.24%
1996 22,090,352 2.38%
1995 21,576,071 2.54%
1994 21,040,904 2.69%
1993 20,489,975 2.77%
1992 19,938,320 2.75%
1991 19,405,504 2.64%
1990 18,905,478 2.50%
1989 18,445,028 2.35%
1988 18,020,753 2.25%
1987 17,623,693 2.23%
1986 17,239,673 2.26%
1985 16,858,310 2.31%
1984 16,477,473 2.34%
1983 16,100,617 2.36%
1982 15,729,431 2.36%
1981 15,367,230 2.34%
1980 15,016,402 2.31%
1979 14,676,929 2.30%
1978 14,347,641 2.27%
1977 14,028,536 2.25%
1976 13,719,471 2.23%
1975 13,420,369 2.20%
1974 13,131,260 2.17%
1973 12,852,206 2.14%
1972 12,583,140 2.10%
1971 12,323,982 2.07%
1970 12,074,626 2.03%
1969 11,834,654 1.99%
1968 11,603,928 1.94%
1967 11,382,967 1.88%
1966 11,172,529 1.82%
1965 10,972,912 1.75%
1964 10,783,967 1.69%
1963 10,604,621 1.64%
1962 10,433,145 1.62%
1961 10,267,264 1.61%
1960 10,105,050 1.61%
1959 9,945,209 1.62%
1958 9,786,975 1.63%
1957 9,629,864 1.65%
1956 9,473,417 1.68%
1955 9,316,916 1.72%
1954 9,159,328 1.78%
1953 8,999,188 1.86%
1952 8,834,697 1.97%
1951 8,663,611 2.13%
1950 8,483,325 0.00%