Senegal - Total population

17,763,163 (persons) in 2023

In 2023, population for Senegal was 17.8 million persons. Over the last 50 years, population of Senegal grew substantially from 4.91 million to 17.8 million persons rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 2.96% in 1987 and then decreased to 2.58% in 2023.

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