Census Projected Population Census Projected Population

Census Projected Population

The Namibia 2011 Census enumerated 2,104,900 persons.The figure represents an absolute increase of 274,570 persons (or 15%) compared to the 1,830,330 persons enumerated in the last census in 2001. Overall, the population of Namibia has grown steadily since 1921, rising from about one-quarter million persons in early 1921 through 1.8 million persons in early 2001 to 2.1 million in 2011. The population density of Namibia (2011) is estimated to be 2.6 persons per sq.km.

Years 1921 1936 1946 1951 1970 1981 1991 2001 2011
Enumerated 228 910 320 450 362 460 439 080 761 010 1 033 000 1 409 000 1 830 330 2 113 077
 

From the total of 2,113,077 persons enumerated in the 2011Census, 1,091,165 were females and 1,021,912 were males. Population  annual growth rate is 1.4%.

The number of people living in urban areas are esxtimated to be 43% and 57% in rural areas.

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