Yemen Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of Yemen population from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Yemen in 2021 is 30,490,640, a 2.23% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Yemen in 2020 was 29,825,964, a 2.28% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Yemen in 2019 was 29,161,922, a 2.33% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Yemen in 2018 was 28,498,683, a 2.39% 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
Yemen - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 30,490,640 2.23%
2020 29,825,964 2.28%
2019 29,161,922 2.33%
2018 28,498,683 2.39%
2017 27,834,819 2.45%
2016 27,168,208 2.53%
2015 26,497,889 2.61%
2014 25,823,485 2.69%
2013 25,147,109 2.75%
2012 24,473,178 2.80%
2011 23,807,588 2.82%
2010 23,154,855 2.84%
2009 22,516,460 2.85%
2008 21,892,146 2.86%
2007 21,282,515 2.88%
2006 20,687,646 2.89%
2005 20,107,409 2.90%
2004 19,540,098 2.92%
2003 18,985,000 2.93%
2002 18,443,691 2.93%
2001 17,918,373 2.93%
2000 17,409,072 2.88%
1999 16,921,149 2.86%
1998 16,450,310 2.97%
1997 15,975,668 3.27%
1996 15,469,274 3.73%
1995 14,913,315 4.31%
1994 14,297,613 4.87%
1993 13,634,076 5.25%
1992 12,954,155 5.30%
1991 12,302,124 5.06%
1990 11,709,993 4.65%
1989 11,189,177 4.27%
1988 10,730,862 3.96%
1987 10,322,043 3.83%
1986 9,941,109 3.85%
1985 9,572,175 3.90%
1984 9,213,084 3.88%
1983 8,869,370 3.84%
1982 8,541,605 3.76%
1981 8,231,910 3.65%
1980 7,941,898 3.55%
1979 7,669,694 3.45%
1978 7,414,158 3.28%
1977 7,178,675 3.02%
1976 6,967,941 2.70%
1975 6,784,695 2.33%
1974 6,629,999 1.99%
1973 6,500,816 1.73%
1972 6,390,574 1.59%
1971 6,290,365 1.57%
1970 6,193,384 1.58%
1969 6,097,035 1.59%
1968 6,001,852 1.59%
1967 5,907,874 1.58%
1966 5,816,247 1.55%
1965 5,727,751 1.53%
1964 5,641,597 1.53%
1963 5,556,766 1.52%
1962 5,473,671 1.50%
1961 5,393,036 1.46%
1960 5,315,355 1.42%
1959 5,240,719 1.39%
1958 5,168,870 1.36%
1957 5,099,349 1.34%
1956 5,031,698 1.33%
1955 4,965,574 1.32%
1954 4,900,848 1.31%
1953 4,837,601 1.29%
1952 4,776,179 1.25%
1951 4,717,152 1.20%
1950 4,661,282 0.00%