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The population of Africa

1,286,777.59 thousands in 2018

Over the last 50 years, population of Africa grew substantially from 356,633.5 to 1.29 million thousands rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 2.87 % in 1983 and then decreased to 2.52 % in 2018.

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Date Value Change, %
2018 1,286,777.59 2.52 %
2017 1,255,138.42 2.55 %
2016 1,223,964.10 2.57 %
2015 1,193,266.53 2.60 %
2014 1,163,039.28 2.62 %
2013 1,133,320.44 2.64 %
2012 1,104,220.24 2.63 %
2011 1,075,881.59 2.62 %
2010 1,048,407.11 2.60 %
2009 1,021,832.61 2.58 %
2008 996,132.06 2.56 %
2007 971,267.13
Algeria 42,008.05 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD
Democratic Republic of the Congo 84,068,091 Number in 2018 WB + 2 others
Egypt 99,375.74 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD
Eswatini 1,136,191 Number in 2018 WB + 1 other
Ethiopia 107,534.88 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD
Guinea Bissau 1,874,309 Number in 2018 WB + 1 other
Kenya 50,950.88 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD
Nigeria 195,875.24 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD
South Africa 57,398.42 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD
Sudan 41,511.53 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD
Uganda 44,270.56 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD
United Republic of Tanzania 59,091.39 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD

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