Zimbabwe Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of Zimbabwe population from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Zimbabwe in 2021 is 15,092,171, a 1.54% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Zimbabwe in 2020 was 14,862,924, a 1.48% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Zimbabwe in 2019 was 14,645,468, a 1.43% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Zimbabwe in 2018 was 14,438,802, a 1.42% 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
Zimbabwe - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 15,092,171 1.54%
2020 14,862,924 1.48%
2019 14,645,468 1.43%
2018 14,438,802 1.42%
2017 14,236,595 1.47%
2016 14,030,331 1.56%
2015 13,814,629 1.68%
2014 13,586,707 1.77%
2013 13,350,373 1.79%
2012 13,115,150 1.71%
2011 12,894,322 1.55%
2010 12,697,723 1.36%
2009 12,526,968 1.19%
2008 12,379,549 1.01%
2007 12,255,922 0.83%
2006 12,155,491 0.65%
2005 12,076,699 0.47%
2004 12,019,912 0.31%
2003 11,982,224 0.23%
2002 11,954,290 0.25%
2001 11,923,914 0.36%
2000 11,881,477 0.50%
1999 11,822,719 0.64%
1998 11,747,072 0.81%
1997 11,653,242 0.97%
1996 11,541,217 1.14%
1995 11,410,714 1.32%
1994 11,261,744 1.52%
1993 11,092,766 1.76%
1992 10,900,502 2.06%
1991 10,680,995 2.38%
1990 10,432,421 2.74%
1989 10,153,852 3.09%
1988 9,849,125 3.38%
1987 9,527,203 3.55%
1986 9,200,149 3.63%
1985 8,877,489 3.68%
1984 8,562,249 3.73%
1983 8,254,747 3.73%
1982 7,958,241 3.68%
1981 7,675,591 3.60%
1980 7,408,624 3.47%
1979 7,160,023 3.32%
1978 6,929,664 3.23%
1977 6,712,827 3.23%
1976 6,502,569 3.32%
1975 6,293,875 3.43%
1974 6,085,074 3.53%
1973 5,877,726 3.59%
1972 5,673,911 3.60%
1971 5,476,982 3.55%
1970 5,289,303 3.48%
1969 5,111,337 3.43%
1968 4,941,906 3.39%
1967 4,779,827 3.38%
1966 4,623,351 3.40%
1965 4,471,177 3.43%
1964 4,322,861 3.45%
1963 4,178,726 3.45%
1962 4,039,201 3.44%
1961 3,905,034 3.40%
1960 3,776,681 3.35%
1959 3,654,173 3.31%
1958 3,537,164 3.27%
1957 3,425,069 3.25%
1956 3,317,281 3.24%
1955 3,213,286 3.23%
1954 3,112,784 3.22%
1953 3,015,656 3.20%
1952 2,922,041 3.17%
1951 2,832,261 3.11%
1950 2,746,852 0.00%