๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Population of Low-income countries

778,347,942
Current Population of Low-income countries
20,784,565
Net population growth this year
52.99
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Low-income countries reached 778,347,942, of which 388,368,201 people are male and 389,979,742 female. The country has a population density of 52.9925 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 2.671% for the year. According to the latest data, Low-income countries is set to increase its population size by 20,784,565 people next year. Making the total population count of Low-income countries 778,347,942 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Low-income countries (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Low-income countries grown from 117,442,277 people to 778,347,942. An increase of the population size by 562.75% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 117,442,277 58,075,459 59,366,818 1,544,298 7.9959 1.315%
1951 119,053,227 58,759,959 60,293,268 1,677,602 8.1055 1.409%
1952 120,934,692 59,634,637 61,300,054 2,085,328 8.2336 1.724%
1953 123,105,454 60,689,471 62,415,982 2,256,195 8.3814 1.833%
1954 125,475,419 61,854,996 63,620,422 2,483,736 8.5428 1.98%
1955 128,030,847 63,119,359 64,911,488 2,627,120 8.7168 2.052%
1956 130,711,436 64,446,565 66,264,871 2,734,058 8.8993 2.092%
1957 133,468,707 65,811,232 67,657,474 2,780,484 9.087 2.083%
1958 136,261,297 67,192,290 69,069,008 2,804,697 9.2771 2.058%
1959 139,215,510 68,653,655 70,561,855 3,103,729 9.4782 2.23%
1960 142,398,816 70,230,807 72,168,010 3,262,883 9.695 2.291%
1961 145,732,351 71,886,333 73,846,019 3,404,187 9.9219 2.336%
1962 149,198,611 73,610,618 75,587,993 3,528,332 10.1579 2.365%
1963 152,799,309 75,399,035 77,400,274 3,673,064 10.4031 2.404%
1964 156,579,187 77,275,379 79,303,808 3,886,692 10.6604 2.482%
1965 160,529,142 79,236,533 81,292,610 4,013,219 10.9293 2.5%
1966 164,598,246 81,256,188 83,342,059 4,124,988 11.2064 2.506%
1967 168,870,745 83,378,074 85,492,671 4,420,008 11.4973 2.618%
1968 173,352,647 85,605,541 87,747,106 4,543,796 11.8024 2.621%
1969 177,936,854 87,883,898 90,052,956 4,624,619 12.1145 2.599%
1970 182,635,611 90,216,812 92,418,798 4,772,893 12.4344 2.613%
1971 187,427,323 92,594,310 94,833,014 4,810,532 12.7607 2.567%
1972 192,230,661 94,973,303 97,257,359 4,796,145 13.0877 2.495%
1973 197,175,225 97,422,231 99,752,994 5,092,982 13.4243 2.583%
1974 202,367,956 100,007,253 102,360,703 5,292,479 13.7779 2.615%
1975 207,697,732 102,668,709 105,029,023 5,367,073 14.1407 2.584%
1976 213,138,152 105,384,591 107,753,561 5,513,767 14.5111 2.587%
1977 218,555,908 108,089,690 110,466,217 5,321,745 14.88 2.435%
1978 224,469,132 111,039,777 113,429,355 6,504,705 15.2826 2.898%
1979 230,669,548 114,132,436 116,537,112 5,896,127 15.7047 2.556%
1980 235,790,722 116,692,335 119,098,387 4,346,221 16.0534 1.843%
1981 240,378,642 118,983,863 121,394,780 4,829,619 16.3658 2.009%
1982 246,069,869 121,820,586 124,249,283 6,552,833 16.7532 2.663%
1983 252,570,322 125,050,696 127,519,626 6,448,073 17.1958 2.553%
1984 259,338,462 128,408,394 130,930,068 7,088,209 17.6566 2.733%
1985 266,287,123 131,866,814 134,420,309 6,809,112 18.1297 2.557%
1986 273,220,820 135,328,430 137,892,390 7,058,283 18.6018 2.584%
1987 280,385,552 138,905,078 141,480,474 7,271,179 19.0896 2.593%
1988 287,620,113 142,506,348 145,113,765 7,197,944 19.5821 2.503%
1989 295,198,720 146,289,890 148,908,829 7,959,269 20.0981 2.696%
1990 302,800,183 150,094,866 152,705,318 7,243,658 20.6156 2.392%
1991 310,599,721 154,012,315 156,587,407 8,355,419 21.1466 2.69%
1992 319,904,107 158,683,500 161,220,606 10,253,352 21.7801 3.205%
1993 329,990,501 163,717,995 166,272,506 9,919,436 22.4668 3.006%
1994 339,584,291 168,483,290 171,101,001 9,268,145 23.12 2.729%
1995 349,333,486 173,333,352 176,000,134 10,230,243 23.7838 2.929%
1996 359,616,249 178,465,128 181,151,121 10,335,285 24.4838 2.874%
1997 369,731,523 183,509,936 186,221,587 9,895,261 25.1725 2.676%
1998 379,823,253 188,531,169 191,292,084 10,288,201 25.8596 2.709%
1999 390,376,129 193,772,367 196,603,763 10,817,551 26.5781 2.771%
2000 400,821,586 198,984,987 201,836,598 10,073,362 27.2892 2.513%
2001 411,561,978 204,365,783 207,196,195 11,407,422 28.0205 2.772%
2002 423,857,981 210,537,103 213,320,878 13,184,584 28.8576 3.111%
2003 436,823,058 217,062,772 219,760,287 12,745,571 29.7403 2.918%
2004 449,503,449 223,449,931 226,053,518 12,615,211 30.6037 2.807%
2005 462,591,599 230,037,449 232,554,149 13,561,087 31.4947 2.932%
2006 476,615,220 237,093,373 239,521,847 14,486,156 32.4495 3.04%
2007 490,959,927 244,311,504 246,648,424 14,203,258 33.4262 2.893%
2008 505,273,533 251,513,002 253,760,530 14,423,954 34.4007 2.855%
2009 519,948,552 258,893,687 261,054,865 14,926,084 35.3998 2.871%
2010 534,960,135 266,443,309 268,516,826 15,097,083 36.4218 2.822%
2011 550,299,858 274,159,987 276,139,871 15,582,361 37.4662 2.832%
2012 565,535,976 281,821,732 283,714,244 14,889,876 38.5035 2.633%
2013 580,126,162 289,150,209 290,975,954 14,290,497 39.4969 2.463%
2014 594,773,457 296,502,644 298,270,813 15,004,092 40.4941 2.523%
2015 610,047,257 304,169,692 305,877,565 15,543,508 41.534 2.548%
2016 626,382,245 312,369,742 314,012,503 17,126,468 42.6461 2.734%
2017 643,485,699 320,950,028 322,535,671 17,080,440 43.8106 2.655%
2018 661,256,583 329,849,046 331,407,538 18,461,329 45.0205 2.792%
2019 680,013,468 339,235,958 340,777,510 19,052,440 46.2975 2.802%
2020 699,186,538 348,833,529 350,353,009 19,293,700 47.6029 2.76%
2021 718,255,072 358,364,395 359,890,676 18,843,368 48.9011 2.624%
2022 737,604,962 368,019,745 369,585,217 19,856,412 50.2186 2.692%
2023 757,744,414 378,074,058 379,670,356 20,422,492 51.5897 2.695%
2024 778,347,942 388,368,201 389,979,742 20,784,565 52.9925 2.671%

Statements that can be derived from Low-income countries's population data

  • Low-income countries has a population of 778,347,942 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Low-income countries's population is equivalent to 9.73% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Low-income countries's population will grow with 20,784,565 people.
  • In 2024, 261,718 more people will immigrate to Low-income countries than emigrate from the country.
  • The median age of the population in Low-income countries is 17.98 years.
  • In Low-income countries there are 52.99 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 40.74 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Low-income countries.
  • In Low-income countries, 388,368,201 of the total population are male, and 389,979,742 are female.

Future Population of Low-income countries (2024 - 2100)

Low-income countries's population is set to incease in the future from 778,347,942 people to 2,265,048,350 people. An increase of the population size by 1828.65% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 778,347,942 388,368,201 389,979,742 20,784,565 52.9925 2.671%
2025 799,236,274 398,802,883 400,433,391 20,992,097 54.4146 2.627%
2026 820,336,524 409,337,608 410,998,915 21,208,403 55.8512 2.585%
2027 841,643,757 419,970,286 421,673,470 21,406,064 57.3019 2.544%
2028 863,156,963 430,700,086 432,456,878 21,620,349 58.7665 2.505%
2029 884,864,977 441,521,290 443,343,687 21,795,678 60.2445 2.463%
2030 906,731,475 452,415,797 454,315,678 21,937,319 61.7332 2.42%
2031 928,727,820 463,368,534 465,359,286 22,055,370 63.2308 2.375%
2032 950,874,352 474,389,562 476,484,790 22,237,693 64.7386 2.339%
2033 973,174,808 485,480,652 487,694,156 22,363,220 66.2569 2.298%
2034 995,623,814 496,638,849 498,984,965 22,534,792 67.7853 2.263%
2035 1,018,222,637 507,864,774 510,357,863 22,662,855 69.3239 2.226%
2036 1,040,932,616 519,138,515 521,794,100 22,757,102 70.8701 2.186%
2037 1,063,752,678 530,459,461 533,293,216 22,883,022 72.4237 2.151%
2038 1,086,678,622 541,825,260 544,853,362 22,968,866 73.9846 2.114%
2039 1,109,698,526 553,230,097 556,468,429 23,070,943 75.5519 2.079%
2040 1,132,819,606 564,677,475 568,142,130 23,171,215 77.1261 2.046%
2041 1,156,029,880 576,161,073 579,868,808 23,249,335 78.7063 2.011%
2042 1,179,310,444 587,671,423 591,639,020 23,311,791 80.2913 1.977%
2043 1,202,657,928 599,206,593 603,451,335 23,383,177 81.8809 1.944%
2044 1,226,052,657 610,756,667 615,295,990 23,406,281 83.4737 1.909%
2045 1,249,504,440 622,326,701 627,177,739 23,497,286 85.0703 1.881%
2046 1,273,002,804 633,910,870 639,091,934 23,499,442 86.6702 1.846%
2047 1,296,530,518 645,500,407 651,030,112 23,555,986 88.272 1.817%
2048 1,320,080,362 657,092,275 662,988,087 23,543,702 89.8754 1.784%
2049 1,343,612,634 668,666,390 674,946,244 23,520,841 91.4775 1.751%
2050 1,367,096,854 680,206,648 686,890,206 23,447,599 93.0764 1.715%
2051 1,390,507,823 691,700,780 698,807,042 23,374,340 94.6703 1.681%
2052 1,413,890,070 703,171,331 710,718,739 23,390,155 96.2622 1.654%
2053 1,437,236,759 714,614,538 722,622,222 23,303,223 97.8518 1.621%
2054 1,460,484,256 725,998,706 734,485,549 23,191,770 99.4345 1.588%
2055 1,483,626,597 737,320,757 746,305,840 23,092,912 101.0101 1.557%
2056 1,506,657,908 748,578,060 758,079,848 22,969,710 102.5782 1.525%
2057 1,529,570,660 759,767,321 769,803,339 22,855,794 104.1382 1.494%
2058 1,552,345,926 770,878,494 781,467,432 22,694,738 105.6888 1.462%
2059 1,574,944,462 781,891,476 793,052,986 22,502,335 107.2274 1.429%
2060 1,597,378,614 792,813,182 804,565,431 22,365,967 108.7547 1.4%
2061 1,619,659,147 803,649,740 816,009,407 22,195,101 110.2717 1.37%
2062 1,641,763,417 814,389,877 827,373,539 22,013,437 111.7766 1.341%
2063 1,663,671,165 825,023,488 838,647,678 21,802,061 113.2682 1.31%
2064 1,685,390,851 835,555,245 849,835,606 21,637,310 114.7469 1.284%
2065 1,706,913,530 845,980,612 860,932,918 21,408,048 116.2122 1.254%
2066 1,728,220,582 856,290,744 871,929,839 21,206,057 117.6629 1.227%
2067 1,749,328,271 866,494,690 882,833,581 21,009,319 119.1 1.201%
2068 1,770,201,978 876,575,029 893,626,948 20,738,095 120.5211 1.172%
2069 1,790,799,442 886,510,788 904,288,654 20,456,834 121.9235 1.142%
2070 1,811,110,271 896,297,258 914,813,012 20,164,823 123.3063 1.113%
2071 1,831,138,317 905,936,692 925,201,625 19,891,271 124.6699 1.086%
2072 1,850,900,283 915,438,127 935,462,156 19,632,660 126.0153 1.061%
2073 1,870,375,611 924,791,806 945,583,805 19,317,996 127.3413 1.033%
2074 1,889,534,312 933,983,504 955,550,809 18,999,407 128.6457 1.006%
2075 1,908,383,140 943,017,241 965,365,898 18,698,247 129.9289 0.98%
2076 1,926,908,394 951,887,076 975,021,318 18,352,262 131.1902 0.952%
2077 1,945,059,830 960,568,121 984,491,710 17,950,611 132.426 0.923%
2078 1,962,876,837 969,079,298 993,797,539 17,683,402 133.6391 0.901%
2079 1,980,400,052 977,441,929 1,002,958,123 17,363,028 134.8321 0.877%
2080 1,997,601,560 985,642,681 1,011,958,878 17,039,988 136.0032 0.853%
2081 2,014,469,141 993,676,236 1,020,792,906 16,695,175 137.1516 0.829%
2082 2,031,008,175 1,001,546,319 1,029,461,856 16,382,893 138.2777 0.807%
2083 2,047,201,417 1,009,243,476 1,037,957,941 16,003,589 139.3801 0.782%
2084 2,063,021,009 1,016,755,671 1,046,265,338 15,635,596 140.4572 0.758%
2085 2,078,476,315 1,024,088,478 1,054,387,835 15,275,016 141.5094 0.735%
2086 2,093,560,568 1,031,237,413 1,062,323,155 14,893,490 142.5364 0.711%
2087 2,108,260,494 1,038,197,140 1,070,063,354 14,506,362 143.5372 0.688%
2088 2,122,592,080 1,044,976,476 1,077,615,604 14,156,810 144.513 0.667%
2089 2,136,532,801 1,051,563,450 1,084,969,350 13,724,632 145.4621 0.642%
2090 2,150,081,814 1,057,958,860 1,092,122,954 13,373,393 146.3846 0.622%
2091 2,163,244,336 1,064,165,925 1,099,078,411 12,951,652 147.2807 0.599%
2092 2,176,027,906 1,070,188,513 1,105,839,393 12,615,488 148.1511 0.58%
2093 2,188,455,442 1,076,038,594 1,112,416,847 12,239,583 148.9972 0.559%
2094 2,200,529,909 1,081,717,209 1,118,812,700 11,909,352 149.8192 0.541%
2095 2,212,233,476 1,087,215,699 1,125,017,778 11,497,783 150.6161 0.52%
2096 2,223,542,018 1,092,523,516 1,131,018,502 11,119,300 151.386 0.5%
2097 2,234,460,217 1,097,644,404 1,136,815,813 10,717,099 152.1293 0.48%
2098 2,245,014,051 1,102,591,179 1,142,422,872 10,390,568 152.8479 0.463%
2099 2,255,217,547 1,107,370,450 1,147,847,096 10,016,423 153.5426 0.444%
2100 2,265,048,350 1,111,971,994 1,153,076,355 9,645,183 154.2119 0.426%

Population Density of Low-income countries

Today, Low-income countries has a population density of 52.9925 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 7.9959 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 52.9925 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Low-income countries is projected to reach a population density of 154.2119 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Low-income countries Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Low-income countries's Population

The population growth rate of Low-income countries currently stands at 2.671% as of July 1, 2024. This is a decrease by 0.021 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Low-income countries will decrease to 2.671%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Low-income countries's population growth is projected to land at a positive rate of 0.426% by the year 2100.

Population Growth Rate of Low-income countries Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Growth Rate
1950 1.315%
1960 2.291%
1970 2.613%
1980 1.843%
1990 2.392%
2000 2.513%
2010 2.822%
2020 2.76%
Year Growth Rate
2030 2.42%
2040 2.046%
2050 1.715%
2060 1.4%
2070 1.113%
2080 0.853%
2090 0.622%
2100 0.426%
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Life Expectancy of Low-income countries

Today, Low-income countries has an average life expectancy of 64.478 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 31.5921 years since the 1950 to 64.478 years in 2024. In the future, Low-income countries is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 75.2577 years of age, by the year 2100.

Life Expectancy of Low-income countries Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 31,592
1960 40,490
1970 43,481
1980 46,744
1990 48,633
2000 52,547
2010 59,301
2020 62,912
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 65,646
2040 67,305
2050 68,779
2060 70,151
2070 71,473
2080 72,747
2090 73,998
2100 75,257
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Migration to and from Low-income countries

In 2024 Low-income countries will see net migrations of 261,718 people. This means that 261,718 more people will immigrate to Low-income countries than emigrate from the country this year. A decrease of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of Low-income countries was 275,400.

Net Migration for Low-income countries Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Net Migration
1950 -259,892
1960 -123,715
1970 -109,582
1980 -2,314,665
1990 -1,480,258
2000 -1,505,845
2010 -594,427
2020 277,230
Year Net Migration
2030 -165,793
2040 -318,053
2050 -317,912
2060 -317,912
2070 -317,912
2080 -317,912
2090 -317,912
2100 -317,912
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Births in Low-income countries

In 2024, Low-income countries will see 26,058,392 babies be born. That is an increase when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Low-income countries in 2022, when the country saw 25,277,415 new borns.

Births Low-income countries Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 5,634,883
1960 6,755,003
1970 8,751,216
1980 11,034,298
1990 13,828,272
2000 17,092,879
2010 20,861,534
2020 24,471,629
Year Births
2030 28,242,228
2040 30,806,671
2050 32,612,935
2060 33,449,375
2070 33,610,112
2080 33,234,705
2090 32,454,160
2100 31,411,152
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Deaths in Low-income countries

In 2024, 5,535,544 people will die in Low-income countries. That is a decrease of Low-income countries's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 5,696,415 deaths.

Deaths Low-income countries Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 3,830,846
1960 3,368,490
1970 3,868,736
1980 4,373,437
1990 5,104,408
2000 5,513,719
2010 5,170,034
2020 5,455,230
Year Births
2030 6,139,144
2040 7,317,418
2050 8,847,477
2060 10,765,519
2070 13,127,411
2080 15,876,809
2090 18,762,832
2100 21,448,071
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Median Age in Low-income countries

The median age of Low-income countries has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Low-income countries will reach 34.7676 years of age, by the year 2100.

Median Age in Low-income countries Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Median Age
1950 17.6989
1960 17.5073
1970 16.8646
1980 16.2809
1990 16.2115
2000 16.0458
2010 16.5832
2020 17.4389
Year Median Age
2030 18.9954
2040 20.8383
2050 23.0263
2060 25.4272
2070 27.8851
2080 30.3183
2090 32.6322
2100 34.7676
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Fertility Rate in Low-income countries

The fertility rate of Low-income countries has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Low-income countries will reach 1.9938 births per woman, by the year 2100.

Fertility Rate in Low-income countries Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 6.5801
1960 6.477
1970 6.7054
1980 6.6901
1990 6.5091
2000 6.0218
2010 5.3779
2020 4.6904
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 3.9726
2040 3.3976
2050 2.9613
2060 2.6229
2070 2.3829
2080 2.2095
2090 2.0843
2100 1.9938
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Infant Mortality Rate in Low-income countries

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 Low-income countries while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Low-income countries has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 198.0909. Today, Low-income countries has a much better infant mortality rate of 40.7434 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Low-income countries is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 13.8183 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

Infant Mortality Rate in Low-income countries Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 198.0909
1960 163.5055
1970 142.5737
1980 128.0726
1990 110.9036
2000 89.7909
2010 61.4868
2020 45.4487
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 37.629
2040 31.7205
2050 26.9108
2060 23.1571
2070 20.1052
2080 17.5779
2090 15.5022
2100 13.8183
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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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