Yemen Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Yemen population from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Yemen in 2020 is 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.
  • The population of Yemen in 2017 was 27,834,819, a 2.45% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Yemen 29,825,964
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Yemen - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%