Tanzania Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of Tanzania population from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Tanzania in 2019 is 58,005,463, a 3% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Tanzania in 2018 was 56,313,438, a 3.02% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Tanzania in 2017 was 54,660,339, a 3.04% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Tanzania in 2016 was 53,049,230, a 3.04% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2019 Population
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
Tanzania - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 58,005,463 3.00%
2018 56,313,438 3.02%
2017 54,660,339 3.04%
2016 53,049,230 3.04%
2015 51,482,633 3.05%
2014 49,960,561 3.05%
2013 48,483,129 3.04%
2012 47,053,030 3.02%
2011 45,673,512 2.99%
2010 44,346,525 2.95%
2009 43,073,834 2.91%
2008 41,853,944 2.88%
2007 40,681,414 2.86%
2006 39,548,663 2.86%
2005 38,450,320 2.86%
2004 37,379,767 2.87%
2003 36,337,782 2.84%
2002 35,334,788 2.76%
2001 34,385,856 2.65%
2000 33,499,180 2.50%
1999 32,682,239 2.37%
1998 31,924,196 2.34%
1997 31,192,857 2.46%
1996 30,444,526 2.68%
1995 29,649,135 2.97%
1994 28,792,639 3.25%
1993 27,887,203 3.43%
1992 26,961,197 3.47%
1991 26,056,594 3.38%
1990 25,203,845 3.24%
1989 24,411,738 3.13%
1988 23,670,808 3.05%
1987 22,971,200 3.03%
1986 22,296,286 3.06%
1985 21,633,796 3.11%
1984 20,981,776 3.13%
1983 20,344,547 3.15%
1982 19,723,322 3.15%
1981 19,120,680 3.14%
1980 18,538,259 3.13%
1979 17,976,222 3.12%
1978 17,432,757 3.12%
1977 16,905,214 3.14%
1976 16,390,159 3.18%
1975 15,885,229 3.22%
1974 15,388,936 3.27%
1973 14,902,263 3.28%
1972 14,428,340 3.27%
1971 13,971,695 3.22%
1970 13,535,481 3.16%
1969 13,120,580 3.10%
1968 12,725,522 3.06%
1967 12,348,189 3.03%
1966 11,985,440 3.01%
1965 11,634,832 3.00%
1964 11,295,681 2.99%
1963 10,968,195 2.97%
1962 10,651,962 2.95%
1961 10,346,697 2.93%
1960 10,052,152 2.91%
1959 9,768,033 2.89%
1958 9,493,998 2.86%
1957 9,229,731 2.84%
1956 8,974,999 2.81%
1955 8,729,662 2.78%
1954 8,493,749 2.74%
1953 8,267,420 2.69%
1952 8,050,975 2.63%
1951 7,844,892 2.55%
1950 7,649,761 0.00%