๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซ Population of Central African Republic

5,915,627
Current Population of Central African Republic
177,977
Net population growth this year
9.50
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Central African Republic reached 5,915,627, of which 2,955,661 people are male and 2,959,966 female. The country has a population density of 9.4957 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 3.009% for the year. According to the latest data, Central African Republic is set to increase its population size by 177,977 people next year. Making the total population count of Central African Republic 5,915,627 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Central African Republic (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Central African Republic grown from 1,436,591 people to 5,915,627. An increase of the population size by 311.78% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 1,436,591 708,558 728,034 20,152 2.306 1.403%
1951 1,456,939 718,746 738,194 20,544 2.3387 1.41%
1952 1,477,900 729,217 748,684 21,379 2.3723 1.447%
1953 1,499,680 740,088 759,592 22,181 2.4073 1.479%
1954 1,522,317 751,378 770,938 23,092 2.4436 1.517%
1955 1,545,898 763,132 782,766 24,070 2.4815 1.557%
1956 1,570,453 775,370 795,082 25,040 2.5209 1.594%
1957 1,596,022 788,114 807,908 26,097 2.5619 1.635%
1958 1,622,618 801,366 821,252 27,095 2.6046 1.67%
1959 1,650,466 815,237 835,228 28,601 2.6493 1.733%
1960 1,679,728 829,819 849,909 29,925 2.6963 1.782%
1961 1,710,364 845,100 865,264 31,347 2.7455 1.833%
1962 1,742,502 861,139 881,363 32,928 2.797 1.89%
1963 1,776,214 877,980 898,233 34,495 2.8512 1.942%
1964 1,811,694 895,720 915,973 36,465 2.9081 2.013%
1965 1,849,171 914,466 934,706 38,491 2.9683 2.082%
1966 1,888,853 934,330 954,524 40,872 3.032 2.164%
1967 1,930,861 955,364 975,497 43,145 3.0994 2.235%
1968 1,975,257 977,606 997,652 45,647 3.1707 2.311%
1969 2,021,519 1,000,787 1,020,732 46,876 3.2449 2.319%
1970 2,067,356 1,023,755 1,043,601 44,799 3.3185 2.167%
1971 2,111,224 1,045,743 1,065,479 42,935 3.3889 2.034%
1972 2,153,614 1,066,991 1,086,623 41,845 3.457 1.943%
1973 2,195,905 1,088,176 1,107,729 42,739 3.5248 1.946%
1974 2,239,305 1,109,907 1,129,399 44,060 3.5945 1.968%
1975 2,283,927 1,132,247 1,151,679 45,184 3.6661 1.978%
1976 2,318,348 1,150,536 1,167,812 23,659 3.7214 1.021%
1977 2,342,048 1,164,554 1,177,495 23,741 3.7594 1.014%
1978 2,365,957 1,178,760 1,187,197 24,076 3.7978 1.018%
1979 2,390,328 1,193,270 1,197,059 24,667 3.8369 1.032%
1980 2,415,276 1,208,112 1,207,163 25,227 3.877 1.044%
1981 2,441,010 1,223,387 1,217,623 26,242 3.9183 1.075%
1982 2,467,635 1,239,120 1,228,515 27,009 3.961 1.095%
1983 2,495,097 1,255,262 1,239,836 27,915 4.0051 1.119%
1984 2,523,538 1,271,891 1,251,647 28,966 4.0508 1.148%
1985 2,553,075 1,289,065 1,264,009 30,107 4.0982 1.179%
1986 2,583,631 1,306,748 1,276,882 31,005 4.1472 1.2%
1987 2,615,594 1,325,111 1,290,483 32,922 4.1985 1.259%
1988 2,657,234 1,347,747 1,309,487 50,359 4.2654 1.895%
1989 2,724,109 1,381,464 1,342,645 83,390 4.3727 3.061%
1990 2,809,221 1,423,331 1,385,890 86,834 4.5093 3.091%
1991 2,898,052 1,467,094 1,430,958 90,829 4.6519 3.134%
1992 2,991,728 1,513,359 1,478,369 96,521 4.8023 3.227%
1993 3,089,146 1,561,544 1,527,601 98,316 4.9587 3.183%
1994 3,187,844 1,610,316 1,577,528 99,080 5.1171 3.108%
1995 3,276,706 1,653,665 1,623,042 78,645 5.2597 2.4%
1996 3,363,570 1,695,846 1,667,724 95,082 5.3992 2.827%
1997 3,458,472 1,742,332 1,716,139 94,721 5.5515 2.739%
1998 3,555,064 1,789,772 1,765,292 98,463 5.7065 2.77%
1999 3,655,360 1,839,287 1,816,073 102,130 5.8675 2.794%
2000 3,759,170 1,890,780 1,868,390 105,490 6.0342 2.806%
2001 3,844,772 1,932,552 1,912,220 65,715 6.1716 1.709%
2002 3,930,648 1,974,502 1,956,147 106,036 6.3094 2.698%
2003 4,026,842 2,022,398 2,004,444 86,351 6.4638 2.144%
2004 4,115,138 2,066,395 2,048,743 90,242 6.6056 2.193%
2005 4,208,834 2,113,131 2,095,704 97,151 6.756 2.308%
2006 4,294,352 2,155,709 2,138,644 73,885 6.8932 1.721%
2007 4,375,569 2,196,084 2,179,485 88,548 7.0236 2.024%
2008 4,467,233 2,241,690 2,225,544 94,780 7.1707 2.122%
2009 4,564,540 2,290,077 2,274,463 99,834 7.3269 2.187%
2010 4,660,067 2,337,512 2,322,555 91,220 7.4803 1.958%
2011 4,732,022 2,373,193 2,358,829 52,690 7.5958 1.113%
2012 4,773,306 2,393,552 2,379,753 29,877 7.6621 0.626%
2013 4,802,428 2,407,515 2,394,914 28,369 7.7088 0.591%
2014 4,798,734 2,404,501 2,394,233 -35,757 7.7029 -0.745%
2015 4,819,333 2,413,818 2,405,515 76,954 7.7359 1.597%
2016 4,904,178 2,455,675 2,448,502 92,735 7.8721 1.891%
2017 4,996,741 2,501,138 2,495,603 92,392 8.0207 1.849%
2018 5,094,780 2,549,256 2,545,524 103,686 8.1781 2.035%
2019 5,209,324 2,605,852 2,603,472 125,403 8.3619 2.407%
2020 5,343,020 2,672,080 2,670,940 141,988 8.5766 2.658%
2021 5,457,154 2,728,280 2,728,875 86,281 8.7598 1.581%
2022 5,579,144 2,788,352 2,790,791 157,697 8.9556 2.827%
2023 5,742,316 2,869,330 2,872,985 168,647 9.2175 2.937%
2024 5,915,627 2,955,661 2,959,966 177,977 9.4957 3.009%

Statements that can be derived from Central African Republic's population data

  • Central African Republic has a population of 5,915,627 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Central African Republic's population is equivalent to 0.07% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Central African Republic's population will grow with 177,977 people.
  • In 2024, 12,337 more people will emigrate from Central African Republic than immigrate to the country.
  • The median age of the population in Central African Republic is 14.95 years.
  • In Central African Republic there are 9.50 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 64.58 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Central African Republic.
  • In Central African Republic, 2,955,661 of the total population are male, and 2,959,966 are female.

Future Population of Central African Republic (2024 - 2100)

Central African Republic's population is set to incease in the future from 5,915,627 people to 18,793,631 people. An increase of the population size by 1208.21% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 5,915,627 2,955,661 2,959,966 177,977 9.4957 3.009%
2025 6,097,449 3,046,344 3,051,105 185,666 9.7876 3.045%
2026 6,286,950 3,140,872 3,146,078 193,335 10.0917 3.075%
2027 6,483,409 3,238,893 3,244,516 199,584 10.4071 3.079%
2028 6,685,708 3,339,864 3,345,845 205,015 10.7318 3.067%
2029 6,892,982 3,443,331 3,449,650 209,531 11.0645 3.04%
2030 7,104,274 3,548,796 3,555,477 213,053 11.4037 2.999%
2031 7,318,808 3,655,875 3,662,934 216,017 11.7481 2.952%
2032 7,535,935 3,764,242 3,771,693 218,236 12.0966 2.896%
2033 7,755,424 3,873,772 3,881,651 220,741 12.4489 2.846%
2034 7,977,058 3,984,361 3,992,698 222,529 12.8047 2.79%
2035 8,200,171 4,095,679 4,104,492 223,696 13.1628 2.728%
2036 8,423,550 4,207,109 4,216,440 223,062 13.5214 2.648%
2037 8,646,900 4,318,502 4,328,398 223,638 13.8799 2.586%
2038 8,870,492 4,429,969 4,440,523 223,546 14.2388 2.52%
2039 9,093,368 4,541,007 4,552,360 222,205 14.5966 2.444%
2040 9,316,419 4,652,078 4,664,340 223,898 14.9546 2.403%
2041 9,540,435 4,763,572 4,776,862 224,134 15.3142 2.349%
2042 9,763,939 4,874,734 4,889,205 222,874 15.673 2.283%
2043 9,986,570 4,985,396 5,001,174 222,387 16.0303 2.227%
2044 10,208,909 5,095,852 5,113,058 222,292 16.3872 2.178%
2045 10,430,913 5,206,063 5,224,850 221,716 16.7436 2.126%
2046 10,652,536 5,315,988 5,336,549 221,531 17.0993 2.08%
2047 10,873,820 5,425,634 5,448,185 221,035 17.4545 2.033%
2048 11,094,632 5,534,938 5,559,694 220,590 17.809 1.988%
2049 11,314,636 5,643,733 5,670,903 219,418 18.1621 1.939%
2050 11,533,423 5,751,800 5,781,623 218,156 18.5133 1.892%
2051 11,751,240 5,859,250 5,891,990 217,478 18.8629 1.851%
2052 11,968,910 5,966,498 6,002,412 217,861 19.2123 1.82%
2053 12,186,152 6,073,408 6,112,743 216,623 19.5611 1.778%
2054 12,402,737 6,179,862 6,222,876 216,548 19.9087 1.746%
2055 12,618,199 6,285,617 6,332,582 214,376 20.2546 1.699%
2056 12,831,980 6,390,396 6,441,584 213,186 20.5977 1.661%
2057 13,043,646 6,493,965 6,549,682 210,147 20.9375 1.611%
2058 13,253,170 6,596,303 6,656,866 208,899 21.2738 1.576%
2059 13,459,710 6,697,010 6,762,700 204,182 21.6054 1.517%
2060 13,663,438 6,796,165 6,867,274 203,275 21.9324 1.488%
2061 13,865,763 6,894,487 6,971,276 201,374 22.2572 1.452%
2062 14,065,076 6,991,156 7,073,919 197,251 22.5771 1.402%
2063 14,261,448 7,086,204 7,175,244 195,495 22.8923 1.371%
2064 14,455,640 7,180,042 7,275,598 192,889 23.204 1.334%
2065 14,646,420 7,272,028 7,374,392 188,670 23.5103 1.288%
2066 14,834,646 7,362,610 7,472,035 187,781 23.8124 1.266%
2067 15,019,951 7,451,638 7,568,314 182,830 24.1098 1.217%
2068 15,200,225 7,538,035 7,662,190 177,718 24.3992 1.169%
2069 15,376,562 7,622,381 7,754,182 174,957 24.6823 1.138%
2070 15,549,585 7,704,971 7,844,614 171,088 24.96 1.1%
2071 15,718,380 7,785,328 7,933,052 166,502 25.231 1.059%
2072 15,883,217 7,863,611 8,019,606 163,172 25.4955 1.027%
2073 16,043,970 7,939,778 8,104,192 158,334 25.7536 0.987%
2074 16,200,658 8,013,864 8,186,793 155,041 26.0051 0.957%
2075 16,353,652 8,086,071 8,267,581 150,948 26.2507 0.923%
2076 16,502,512 8,156,142 8,346,370 146,773 26.4896 0.889%
2077 16,647,196 8,224,038 8,423,157 142,593 26.7219 0.857%
2078 16,787,129 8,289,504 8,497,624 137,275 26.9465 0.818%
2079 16,922,262 8,352,548 8,569,713 132,989 27.1634 0.786%
2080 17,052,982 8,413,376 8,639,606 128,452 27.3732 0.753%
2081 17,179,017 8,471,808 8,707,209 123,618 27.5756 0.72%
2082 17,301,001 8,528,163 8,772,838 120,350 27.7714 0.696%
2083 17,419,409 8,582,688 8,836,721 116,466 27.9614 0.669%
2084 17,534,178 8,635,410 8,898,768 113,072 28.1457 0.645%
2085 17,645,132 8,686,254 8,958,878 108,837 28.3238 0.617%
2086 17,752,103 8,735,128 9,016,974 105,104 28.4955 0.592%
2087 17,855,659 8,782,319 9,073,340 102,008 28.6617 0.571%
2088 17,954,874 8,827,330 9,127,544 96,422 28.8209 0.537%
2089 18,048,573 8,869,597 9,178,976 90,977 28.9714 0.504%
2090 18,138,089 8,909,800 9,228,288 88,053 29.115 0.485%
2091 18,223,519 8,947,993 9,275,526 82,808 29.2522 0.454%
2092 18,303,782 8,983,622 9,320,159 77,717 29.381 0.425%
2093 18,379,781 9,017,176 9,362,606 74,282 29.503 0.404%
2094 18,451,788 9,048,780 9,403,009 69,733 29.6186 0.378%
2095 18,519,344 9,078,164 9,441,180 65,378 29.727 0.353%
2096 18,582,684 9,105,464 9,477,221 61,303 29.8287 0.33%
2097 18,641,628 9,130,564 9,511,064 56,585 29.9233 0.304%
2098 18,696,433 9,153,588 9,542,846 53,024 30.0113 0.284%
2099 18,747,112 9,174,590 9,572,522 48,334 30.0926 0.258%
2100 18,793,631 9,193,559 9,600,072 44,705 30.1673 0.238%

Population Density of Central African Republic

Today, Central African Republic has a population density of 9.4957 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 2.306 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 9.4957 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Central African Republic is projected to reach a population density of 30.1673 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Central African Republic Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Central African Republic's Population

The population growth rate of Central African Republic currently stands at 3.009% as of July 1, 2024. This is an increase by 0.182 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Central African Republic will increase to 3.009%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Central African Republic's population growth is projected to land at a positive rate of 0.238% by the year 2100.

Population Growth Rate of Central African Republic Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Growth Rate
1950 1.403%
1960 1.782%
1970 2.167%
1980 1.044%
1990 3.091%
2000 2.806%
2010 1.958%
2020 2.658%
Year Growth Rate
2030 2.999%
2040 2.403%
2050 1.892%
2060 1.488%
2070 1.1%
2080 0.753%
2090 0.485%
2100 0.238%
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Life Expectancy of Central African Republic

Today, Central African Republic has an average life expectancy of 56.1037 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 35.3891 years since the 1950 to 56.1037 years in 2024. In the future, Central African Republic is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 67.7265 years of age, by the year 2100.

Life Expectancy of Central African Republic Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 35,389
1960 39,236
1970 45,072
1980 49,889
1990 49,634
2000 45,406
2010 49,254
2020 54,604
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 57,387
2040 59,289
2050 61,012
2060 62,547
2070 63,961
2080 65,295
2090 66,533
2100 67,726
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Migration to and from Central African Republic

In 2024 Central African Republic will see net migrations of -12,337 people. This means that 12,337 more people will emigrate from Central African Republic than immigrate to the country this year. An increase of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of Central African Republic was -17,463.

Net Migration for Central African Republic Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Net Migration
1950 0
1960 485
1970 -3,689
1980 -41,537
1990 2,000
2000 8,082
2010 -43,189
2020 -24,803
Year Net Migration
2030 -5,591
2040 -5,000
2050 -5,000
2060 -5,000
2070 -5,000
2080 -5,000
2090 -5,000
2100 -5,000
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Births in Central African Republic

In 2024, Central African Republic will see 250,590 babies be born. That is an increase when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Central African Republic in 2022, when the country saw 236,643 new borns.

Births Central African Republic Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 62,584
1960 72,116
1970 90,499
1980 107,402
1990 130,025
2000 162,475
2010 202,470
2020 225,927
Year Births
2030 286,767
2040 307,454
2050 313,250
2060 314,875
2070 305,992
2080 292,334
2090 282,727
2100 267,309
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Deaths in Central African Republic

In 2024, 60,276 people will die in Central African Republic. That is an increase of Central African Republic's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 61,490 deaths.

Deaths Central African Republic Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 42,437
1960 42,681
1970 42,015
1980 40,640
1990 45,189
2000 65,069
2010 68,061
2020 59,147
Year Births
2030 68,122
2040 78,553
2050 90,091
2060 106,605
2070 129,907
2080 158,876
2090 189,682
2100 217,602
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Median Age in Central African Republic

The median age of Central African Republic has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Central African Republic will reach 33.9003 years of age, by the year 2100.

Median Age in Central African Republic Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Median Age
1950 21.2267
1960 19.5226
1970 17.9961
1980 17.0546
1990 16.1947
2000 15.8331
2010 15.6636
2020 14.6819
Year Median Age
2030 15.7379
2040 17.0967
2050 19.7359
2060 22.885
2070 25.9971
2080 28.9377
2090 31.6103
2100 33.9003
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Fertility Rate in Central African Republic

The fertility rate of Central African Republic has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Central African Republic will reach 1.9565 births per woman, by the year 2100.

Fertility Rate in Central African Republic Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 5.7445
1960 5.8144
1970 6.0024
1980 6.1064
1990 6.0447
2000 5.9149
2010 5.9365
2020 5.9855
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 5.1445
2040 4.0348
2050 3.1667
2060 2.6367
2070 2.3227
2080 2.1307
2090 2.0381
2100 1.9565
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Infant Mortality Rate in Central African Republic

The infant mortality rate is recorded as infant deaths under 1 year for every 1,000 live births. It gives us an insight into the maternal and infant health of Central African Republic while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Central African Republic has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 190.7326. Today, Central African Republic has a much better infant mortality rate of 64.5764 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Central African Republic is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 30.0393 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

Infant Mortality Rate in Central African Republic Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 190.7326
1960 170.5443
1970 140.3016
1980 120.0083
1990 115.0094
2000 111.0247
2010 97.2809
2020 72.4203
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 61.4097
2040 54.1203
2050 48.2034
2060 43.4237
2070 39.2443
2080 35.6775
2090 32.6573
2100 30.0393
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Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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