Population, Mid-Year 2019: 67,530,000
Population Density (Population Per Square Kilometer), Mid-Year 2019: 279
Projected Population Mid-Year 2030: 70,485,000
Percentage of Population Under Age 25 Years, Mid-Year 2019: 29%
Percentage of Population 65 Years Or Over, Mid-Year 2019: 19%
Source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2019). World Population Prospects 2019: Data Booklet (ST/ESA/SER.A/424).
Annual Population Growth Rate 2000-2018: 0.7%
Projected Annual Population Growth Rate 2018-2030: 0.4%
Proportion of Urban Population, 2018: 83%
Annual Growth Rate of Urban Population 2000-2018: 1.1%
Projected Annual Growth Rate of Urban Population 2018-2030: 0.7%
Source: UNICEF (2019). The State of the World’s Children 2019. Children, Food and Nutrition: Growing well in a changing world. UNICEF, New York.
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Page last updated Oct. 17, 2020 by Doug McVay, Senior Policy Analyst.