Nepal Population Growth Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of Nepal population from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Nepal in 2020 is 29,136,808, a 1.85% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Nepal in 2019 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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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
Nepal - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2020 29,136,808 1.85%
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%