Somalia Population Growth Rate 1950-2019

Chart and table of Somalia population from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Somalia in 2019 is 15,442,905, a 2.9% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Somalia in 2018 was 15,008,226, a 2.87% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Somalia in 2017 was 14,589,179, a 2.84% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Somalia in 2016 was 14,185,636, a 2.82% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2019 Population Growth Rate
Ethiopia 112,078,730
Tanzania 58,005,463
Uganda 44,269,594
Afghanistan 38,041,754
Mozambique 30,366,036
Yemen 29,161,922
Nepal 28,608,710
Madagascar 26,969,307
North Korea 25,666,161
Niger 23,310,715
Burkina Faso 20,321,378
Mali 19,658,031
Malawi 18,628,747
Senegal 16,296,364
Chad 15,946,876
Somalia 15,442,905
Zimbabwe 14,645,468
Guinea 12,771,246
Rwanda 12,626,950
Benin 11,801,151
Burundi 11,530,580
Haiti 11,263,077
South Sudan 11,062,113
Tajikistan 9,321,018
Togo 8,082,366
Sierra Leone 7,813,215
Liberia 4,937,374
Central African Republic 4,745,185
Eritrea 3,497,117
Gambia 2,347,706
Guinea-Bissau 1,920,922
Comoros 850,886
Somalia - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2019 15,442,905 2.90%
2018 15,008,226 2.87%
2017 14,589,179 2.84%
2016 14,185,636 2.82%
2015 13,797,201 2.78%
2014 13,423,568 2.75%
2013 13,063,701 2.74%
2012 12,715,503 2.74%
2011 12,376,301 2.76%
2010 12,043,883 2.78%
2009 11,717,692 2.81%
2008 11,397,188 2.86%
2007 11,080,121 2.94%
2006 10,763,905 3.03%
2005 10,446,863 3.13%
2004 10,130,243 3.21%
2003 9,815,412 3.31%
2002 9,501,342 3.42%
2001 9,186,725 3.54%
2000 8,872,254 3.73%
1999 8,553,601 3.87%
1998 8,235,064 3.77%
1997 7,936,127 3.30%
1996 7,682,686 2.55%
1995 7,491,637 1.61%
1994 7,372,598 0.78%
1993 7,315,865 0.28%
1992 7,295,384 0.29%
1991 7,274,030 0.68%
1990 7,225,092 1.29%
1989 7,133,258 1.83%
1988 7,005,234 2.08%
1987 6,862,273 1.86%
1986 6,736,748 1.33%
1985 6,648,627 0.51%
1984 6,614,715 -0.06%
1983 6,618,588 0.16%
1982 6,608,044 1.49%
1981 6,511,113 3.66%
1980 6,281,134 6.59%
1979 5,892,755 9.63%
1978 5,375,017 11.93%
1977 4,802,141 12.23%
1976 4,278,973 10.27%
1975 3,880,292 6.81%
1974 3,632,990 3.43%
1973 3,512,623 0.94%
1972 3,479,790 0.21%
1971 3,472,367 0.81%
1970 3,444,568 1.71%
1969 3,386,738 2.23%
1968 3,312,742 2.63%
1967 3,227,841 2.68%
1966 3,143,648 2.45%
1965 3,068,459 2.24%
1964 3,001,158 2.20%
1963 2,936,477 2.17%
1962 2,874,218 2.14%
1961 2,814,118 2.11%
1960 2,755,972 2.09%
1959 2,699,617 2.06%
1958 2,645,025 2.04%
1957 2,592,159 2.01%
1956 2,541,016 1.99%
1955 2,491,542 1.96%
1954 2,443,651 1.94%
1953 2,397,183 1.92%
1952 2,351,947 1.92%
1951 2,307,682 1.93%
1950 2,264,082 0.00%