๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Population of Mali

24,015,789
Current Population of Mali
733,813
Net population growth this year
19.68
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Mali reached 24,015,789, of which 12,122,180 people are male and 11,893,610 female. The country has a population density of 19.682 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 3.056% for the year. According to the latest data, Mali is set to increase its population size by 733,813 people next year. Making the total population count of Mali 24,015,789 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Mali (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Mali grown from 4,694,916 people to 24,015,789. An increase of the population size by 411.53% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 4,694,916 2,399,577 2,295,338 65,504 3.8477 1.395%
1951 4,760,160 2,430,416 2,329,744 64,983 3.9012 1.365%
1952 4,824,822 2,460,959 2,363,863 64,339 3.9542 1.334%
1953 4,888,110 2,490,717 2,397,393 62,238 4.006 1.273%
1954 4,950,987 2,520,175 2,430,812 63,516 4.0576 1.283%
1955 5,014,680 2,550,030 2,464,650 63,869 4.1098 1.274%
1956 5,079,258 2,580,224 2,499,035 65,289 4.1627 1.285%
1957 5,144,686 2,610,720 2,533,967 65,567 4.2163 1.274%
1958 5,208,910 2,640,730 2,568,181 62,881 4.2689 1.207%
1959 5,275,376 2,672,003 2,603,374 70,051 4.3234 1.328%
1960 5,346,792 2,705,848 2,640,944 72,781 4.3819 1.361%
1961 5,420,246 2,740,788 2,679,459 74,127 4.4421 1.368%
1962 5,494,845 2,776,335 2,718,510 75,070 4.5033 1.366%
1963 5,570,462 2,812,494 2,757,968 76,165 4.5652 1.367%
1964 5,647,380 2,849,486 2,797,894 77,669 4.6283 1.375%
1965 5,726,382 2,887,474 2,838,908 80,337 4.693 1.403%
1966 5,806,572 2,926,082 2,880,490 80,042 4.7587 1.378%
1967 5,888,497 2,965,711 2,922,787 83,808 4.8259 1.423%
1968 5,973,762 3,007,067 2,966,695 86,722 4.8958 1.452%
1969 6,061,764 3,049,862 3,011,902 89,281 4.9679 1.473%
1970 6,153,586 3,094,657 3,058,929 94,365 5.0431 1.534%
1971 6,247,878 3,140,775 3,107,103 94,218 5.1204 1.508%
1972 6,347,158 3,189,289 3,157,868 104,341 5.2018 1.644%
1973 6,455,257 3,242,022 3,213,234 111,857 5.2904 1.733%
1974 6,569,272 3,297,551 3,271,722 116,175 5.3838 1.769%
1975 6,687,293 3,355,058 3,332,235 119,866 5.4805 1.792%
1976 6,807,648 3,413,931 3,393,716 120,843 5.5792 1.775%
1977 6,935,336 3,476,736 3,458,599 134,533 5.6838 1.94%
1978 7,072,938 3,544,739 3,528,199 140,672 5.7966 1.989%
1979 7,218,079 3,616,792 3,601,287 149,610 5.9155 2.073%
1980 7,372,580 3,693,961 3,678,619 159,393 6.0422 2.162%
1981 7,532,864 3,774,534 3,758,330 161,174 6.1735 2.14%
1982 7,696,349 3,857,012 3,839,338 165,796 6.3075 2.154%
1983 7,863,944 3,941,968 3,921,975 169,393 6.4449 2.154%
1984 8,030,099 4,026,528 4,003,570 162,918 6.581 2.029%
1985 8,187,651 4,106,881 4,080,769 152,186 6.7101 1.859%
1986 8,334,588 4,182,096 4,152,492 141,689 6.8306 1.7%
1987 8,474,329 4,253,662 4,220,667 137,792 6.9451 1.626%
1988 8,617,474 4,326,758 4,290,716 148,497 7.0624 1.723%
1989 8,774,122 4,406,898 4,367,224 164,800 7.1908 1.878%
1990 8,945,026 4,494,384 4,450,642 177,008 7.3308 1.979%
1991 9,123,969 4,585,960 4,538,008 180,877 7.4775 1.983%
1992 9,310,572 4,681,556 4,629,016 192,330 7.6304 2.066%
1993 9,506,510 4,781,508 4,725,002 199,545 7.791 2.099%
1994 9,711,796 4,885,980 4,825,817 211,029 7.9592 2.173%
1995 9,921,094 4,992,990 4,928,104 207,565 8.1308 2.092%
1996 10,131,906 5,101,668 5,030,238 214,060 8.3035 2.113%
1997 10,359,302 5,219,022 5,140,279 240,731 8.4899 2.324%
1998 10,620,474 5,353,276 5,267,199 281,615 8.704 2.652%
1999 10,916,993 5,505,558 5,411,434 311,422 8.947 2.853%
2000 11,239,101 5,670,841 5,568,260 332,794 9.2109 2.961%
2001 11,583,824 5,847,171 5,736,652 356,651 9.4935 3.079%
2002 11,952,660 6,034,984 5,917,677 381,023 9.7957 3.188%
2003 12,342,165 6,232,629 6,109,536 397,986 10.115 3.225%
2004 12,751,994 6,440,170 6,311,824 421,673 10.4508 3.307%
2005 13,180,551 6,656,944 6,523,607 435,440 10.802 3.304%
2006 13,623,542 6,880,920 6,742,621 450,541 11.1651 3.307%
2007 14,080,912 7,112,186 6,968,725 464,200 11.5399 3.297%
2008 14,551,116 7,350,044 7,201,072 476,209 11.9253 3.273%
2009 15,032,635 7,593,666 7,438,969 486,828 12.3199 3.239%
2010 15,529,180 7,844,770 7,684,411 506,263 12.7269 3.26%
2011 16,039,734 8,102,832 7,936,902 514,844 13.1453 3.21%
2012 16,514,687 8,343,040 8,171,646 435,062 13.5345 2.635%
2013 17,004,033 8,590,210 8,413,822 543,629 13.9356 3.197%
2014 17,551,814 8,866,537 8,685,277 551,934 14.3845 3.145%
2015 18,112,907 9,149,561 8,963,346 570,251 14.8443 3.149%
2016 18,700,106 9,445,910 9,254,196 604,148 15.3256 3.231%
2017 19,311,355 9,754,475 9,556,879 618,349 15.8265 3.202%
2018 19,934,298 10,068,477 9,865,821 627,538 16.337 3.148%
2019 20,567,424 10,387,581 10,179,843 638,714 16.8559 3.106%
2020 21,224,040 10,718,339 10,505,701 674,518 17.394 3.178%
2021 21,904,983 11,060,744 10,844,240 687,368 17.9521 3.138%
2022 22,593,590 11,406,820 11,186,771 689,847 18.5165 3.054%
2023 23,293,698 11,758,772 11,534,926 710,369 19.0902 3.05%
2024 24,015,789 12,122,180 11,893,610 733,813 19.682 3.056%

Statements that can be derived from Mali's population data

  • Mali has a population of 24,015,789 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Mali's population is equivalent to 0.30% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Mali's population will grow with 733,813 people.
  • In 2024, 39,998 more people will emigrate from Mali than immigrate to the country.
  • The median age of the population in Mali is 15.36 years.
  • In Mali there are 19.68 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 53.57 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Mali.
  • In Mali, 12,122,180 of the total population are male, and 11,893,610 are female.

Future Population of Mali (2024 - 2100)

Mali's population is set to incease in the future from 24,015,789 people to 87,079,523 people. An increase of the population size by 1754.76% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 24,015,789 12,122,180 11,893,610 733,813 19.682 3.056%
2025 24,758,658 12,496,238 12,262,419 751,923 20.2908 3.037%
2026 25,518,081 12,878,440 12,639,642 766,924 20.9132 3.006%
2027 26,292,781 13,268,146 13,024,634 782,475 21.5481 2.976%
2028 27,083,625 13,665,802 13,417,822 799,214 22.1962 2.951%
2029 27,890,510 14,071,328 13,819,182 814,556 22.8575 2.921%
2030 28,712,294 14,484,115 14,228,180 829,013 23.531 2.888%
2031 29,550,408 14,904,864 14,645,544 847,213 24.2179 2.867%
2032 30,404,609 15,333,472 15,071,136 861,190 24.9179 2.833%
2033 31,272,674 15,768,814 15,503,860 874,940 25.6293 2.798%
2034 32,155,238 16,211,176 15,944,062 890,188 26.3526 2.769%
2035 33,051,142 16,660,001 16,391,141 901,620 27.0869 2.728%
2036 33,959,625 17,114,861 16,844,764 915,346 27.8314 2.696%
2037 34,881,647 17,576,208 17,305,440 928,698 28.5871 2.663%
2038 35,811,410 18,041,154 17,770,256 930,829 29.349 2.599%
2039 36,745,659 18,508,044 18,237,614 937,668 30.1147 2.552%
2040 37,687,790 18,978,614 18,709,176 946,594 30.8868 2.512%
2041 38,640,264 19,454,095 19,186,170 958,355 31.6674 2.48%
2042 39,601,808 19,933,847 19,667,961 964,733 32.4554 2.436%
2043 40,569,803 20,416,552 20,153,251 971,256 33.2488 2.394%
2044 41,544,496 20,902,342 20,642,155 978,131 34.0476 2.355%
2045 42,526,196 21,391,324 21,134,872 985,267 34.8521 2.317%
2046 43,508,588 21,880,275 21,628,312 979,518 35.6572 2.251%
2047 44,489,504 22,368,097 22,121,407 982,313 36.4611 2.208%
2048 45,473,455 22,857,047 22,616,409 985,591 37.2675 2.167%
2049 46,457,488 23,345,674 23,111,814 982,473 38.074 2.115%
2050 47,439,802 23,833,127 23,606,676 982,157 38.879 2.07%
2051 48,423,321 24,320,892 24,102,429 984,880 39.6851 2.034%
2052 49,408,177 24,809,035 24,599,143 984,832 40.4922 1.993%
2053 50,391,290 25,295,989 25,095,300 981,393 41.2979 1.948%
2054 51,369,962 25,780,385 25,589,577 975,952 42.1 1.9%
2055 52,348,488 26,264,392 26,084,095 981,099 42.9019 1.874%
2056 53,329,387 26,749,259 26,580,128 980,700 43.7058 1.839%
2057 54,306,257 27,231,730 27,074,527 973,039 44.5064 1.792%
2058 55,276,888 27,710,666 27,566,222 968,225 45.3019 1.752%
2059 56,247,296 28,189,083 28,058,214 972,591 46.0972 1.729%
2060 57,218,253 28,667,385 28,550,868 969,321 46.8929 1.694%
2061 58,188,614 29,145,002 29,043,611 971,402 47.6882 1.669%
2062 59,157,330 29,621,334 29,535,996 966,029 48.4821 1.633%
2063 60,116,402 30,092,366 30,024,036 952,116 49.2681 1.584%
2064 61,068,198 30,559,346 30,508,852 951,477 50.0481 1.558%
2065 62,013,086 31,022,484 30,990,602 938,297 50.8225 1.513%
2066 62,949,279 31,480,792 31,468,486 934,090 51.5897 1.484%
2067 63,880,495 31,936,211 31,944,285 928,343 52.3529 1.453%
2068 64,805,051 32,387,942 32,417,109 920,768 53.1106 1.421%
2069 65,719,829 32,834,328 32,885,500 908,788 53.8603 1.383%
2070 66,622,485 33,274,163 33,348,320 896,524 54.6001 1.346%
2071 67,513,141 33,707,460 33,805,681 884,788 55.33 1.311%
2072 68,394,709 34,135,733 34,258,976 878,349 56.0525 1.284%
2073 69,266,170 34,558,471 34,707,698 864,571 56.7667 1.248%
2074 70,124,688 34,974,216 35,150,472 852,465 57.4703 1.216%
2075 70,969,504 35,382,630 35,586,874 837,168 58.1627 1.18%
2076 71,805,062 35,785,966 36,019,096 833,948 58.8474 1.161%
2077 72,627,379 36,182,172 36,445,206 810,686 59.5214 1.116%
2078 73,434,674 36,570,330 36,864,344 803,905 60.183 1.095%
2079 74,233,137 36,953,721 37,279,416 793,020 60.8374 1.068%
2080 75,017,018 37,329,476 37,687,542 774,742 61.4798 1.033%
2081 75,785,235 37,697,034 38,088,200 761,691 62.1094 1.005%
2082 76,541,346 38,058,138 38,483,208 750,533 62.729 0.981%
2083 77,281,629 38,410,888 38,870,741 730,033 63.3357 0.945%
2084 78,001,846 38,753,276 39,248,569 710,400 63.926 0.911%
2085 78,705,023 39,086,779 39,618,244 695,955 64.5023 0.884%
2086 79,391,352 39,411,580 39,979,773 676,703 65.0647 0.852%
2087 80,057,149 39,725,772 40,331,376 654,890 65.6104 0.818%
2088 80,702,410 40,029,397 40,673,014 635,633 66.1392 0.788%
2089 81,332,322 40,325,155 41,007,166 624,189 66.6555 0.767%
2090 81,945,928 40,612,428 41,333,501 603,025 67.1583 0.736%
2091 82,542,443 40,890,818 41,651,625 590,004 67.6472 0.715%
2092 83,121,639 41,160,354 41,961,285 568,388 68.1219 0.684%
2093 83,681,544 41,420,035 42,261,508 551,421 68.5807 0.659%
2094 84,222,986 41,670,111 42,552,876 531,465 69.0245 0.631%
2095 84,743,051 41,909,227 42,833,824 508,664 69.4507 0.6%
2096 85,244,466 42,138,830 43,105,636 494,167 69.8616 0.58%
2097 85,728,390 42,359,485 43,368,904 473,679 70.2582 0.553%
2098 86,194,302 42,571,196 43,623,105 458,145 70.6401 0.532%
2099 86,645,133 42,775,270 43,869,863 443,518 71.0095 0.512%
2100 87,079,523 42,970,868 44,108,654 425,261 71.3655 0.488%

Population Density of Mali

Today, Mali has a population density of 19.682 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 3.8477 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 19.682 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Mali is projected to reach a population density of 71.3655 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Mali Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Mali's Population

The population growth rate of Mali currently stands at 3.056% as of July 1, 2024. This is an increase by 0.0020000000000002 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Mali will increase to 3.056%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Mali's population growth is projected to land at a positive rate of 0.488% by the year 2100.

Population Growth Rate of Mali Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Growth Rate
1950 1.395%
1960 1.361%
1970 1.534%
1980 2.162%
1990 1.979%
2000 2.961%
2010 3.26%
2020 3.178%
Year Growth Rate
2030 2.888%
2040 2.512%
2050 2.07%
2060 1.694%
2070 1.346%
2080 1.033%
2090 0.736%
2100 0.488%
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Life Expectancy of Mali

Today, Mali has an average life expectancy of 60.8452 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 28.1697 years since the 1950 to 60.8452 years in 2024. In the future, Mali is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 71.5029 years of age, by the year 2100.

Life Expectancy of Mali Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 28,169
1960 29,753
1970 32,531
1980 40,751
1990 46,620
2000 50,539
2010 56,381
2020 58,633
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 62,109
2040 63,945
2050 65,512
2060 66,874
2070 68,095
2080 69,279
2090 70,396
2100 71,502
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Migration to and from Mali

In 2024 Mali will see net migrations of -39,998 people. This means that 39,998 more people will emigrate from Mali than immigrate to the country this year. A decrease of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of Mali was -39,998.

Net Migration for Mali Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Net Migration
1950 -3,683
1960 -10,332
1970 -17,521
1980 -30,239
1990 -68,856
2000 -17,423
2010 -34,523
2020 -14,978
Year Net Migration
2030 -39,998
2040 -39,998
2050 -39,998
2060 -39,998
2070 -39,998
2080 -39,998
2090 -39,998
2100 -39,998
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Births in Mali

In 2024, Mali will see 974,125 babies be born. That is an increase when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Mali in 2022, when the country saw 932,317 new borns.

Births Mali Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 245,320
1960 270,294
1970 310,360
1980 371,943
1990 418,930
2000 530,039
2010 724,487
2020 891,864
Year Births
2030 1,087,522
2040 1,242,270
2050 1,328,929
2060 1,382,607
2070 1,391,267
2080 1,378,475
2090 1,341,867
2100 1,299,193
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Deaths in Mali

In 2024, 200,326 people will die in Mali. That is a decrease of Mali's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 202,466 deaths.

Deaths Mali Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 176,134
1960 187,194
1970 198,472
1980 182,308
1990 173,067
2000 179,831
2010 183,696
2020 202,371
Year Births
2030 218,513
2040 255,684
2050 306,769
2060 373,293
2070 454,743
2080 563,740
2090 698,850
2100 833,943
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Median Age in Mali

The median age of Mali has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Mali will reach 32.8038 years of age, by the year 2100.

Median Age in Mali Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Median Age
1950 19.4402
1960 18.6982
1970 18.2764
1980 17.0369
1990 15.4282
2000 15.4102
2010 15.2792
2020 14.9952
Year Median Age
2030 16.1453
2040 17.7513
2050 19.8565
2060 22.418
2070 25.1525
2080 27.9046
2090 30.4523
2100 32.8038
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Fertility Rate in Mali

The fertility rate of Mali has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Mali will reach 2.0464 births per woman, by the year 2100.

Fertility Rate in Mali Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 6.9609
1960 7.0045
1970 7.1768
1980 7.3245
1990 7.2532
2000 6.874
2010 6.5788
2020 6.0347
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 5.1358
2040 4.2073
2050 3.443
2060 2.9149
2070 2.5468
2080 2.3216
2090 2.1559
2100 2.0464
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Infant Mortality Rate in Mali

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 Mali while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Mali has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 211.1162. Today, Mali has a much better infant mortality rate of 53.5654 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Mali is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 19.632 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

Infant Mortality Rate in Mali Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 211.1162
1960 200.6192
1970 183.8629
1980 151.5027
1990 121.8094
2000 102.8495
2010 76.5138
2020 57.1034
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 48.3074
2040 41.213
2050 35.8064
2060 31.5646
2070 27.643
2080 24.3365
2090 21.7415
2100 19.632
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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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