๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ Population of Senegal

18,221,567
Current Population of Senegal
462,943
Net population growth this year
94.64
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Senegal reached 18,221,567, of which 8,964,504 people are male and 9,257,063 female. The country has a population density of 94.6427 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 2.541% for the year. According to the latest data, Senegal is set to increase its population size by 462,943 people next year. Making the total population count of Senegal 18,221,567 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Senegal (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Senegal grown from 2,496,065 people to 18,221,567. An increase of the population size by 630.01% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 2,496,065 1,219,151 1,276,914 63,964 12.9646 2.563%
1951 2,561,152 1,254,294 1,306,858 66,210 13.3026 2.585%
1952 2,628,508 1,290,508 1,337,999 68,502 13.6525 2.606%
1953 2,698,414 1,328,018 1,370,395 71,309 14.0155 2.643%
1954 2,771,247 1,367,027 1,404,219 74,358 14.3938 2.683%
1955 2,847,262 1,407,658 1,439,604 77,673 14.7887 2.728%
1956 2,926,572 1,449,988 1,476,584 80,946 15.2006 2.766%
1957 3,008,862 1,493,805 1,515,057 83,634 15.628 2.78%
1958 3,093,941 1,538,978 1,554,963 86,524 16.0699 2.797%
1959 3,182,056 1,585,605 1,596,450 89,706 16.5276 2.819%
1960 3,273,177 1,633,688 1,639,489 92,536 17.0009 2.827%
1961 3,367,082 1,683,168 1,683,914 95,274 17.4886 2.83%
1962 3,463,524 1,733,990 1,729,534 97,611 17.9895 2.818%
1963 3,562,469 1,786,083 1,776,386 100,278 18.5034 2.815%
1964 3,664,599 1,839,822 1,824,777 103,983 19.0339 2.838%
1965 3,770,874 1,895,958 1,874,916 108,565 19.5859 2.879%
1966 3,881,994 1,954,818 1,927,177 113,677 20.1631 2.929%
1967 3,997,869 2,016,259 1,981,610 118,072 20.7649 2.954%
1968 4,117,660 2,079,797 2,037,862 121,509 21.3871 2.951%
1969 4,240,858 2,145,046 2,095,812 124,889 22.027 2.945%
1970 4,367,744 2,211,972 2,155,773 128,883 22.686 2.951%
1971 4,498,616 2,280,602 2,218,015 132,860 23.3658 2.954%
1972 4,633,452 2,350,963 2,282,488 136,812 24.0661 2.953%
1973 4,772,040 2,422,854 2,349,185 140,363 24.786 2.942%
1974 4,911,421 2,494,233 2,417,188 138,400 25.5099 2.818%
1975 5,047,922 2,562,544 2,485,378 134,602 26.2189 2.667%
1976 5,181,196 2,627,390 2,553,806 131,945 26.9111 2.547%
1977 5,308,297 2,686,849 2,621,448 122,257 27.5713 2.303%
1978 5,433,225 2,743,704 2,689,521 127,600 28.2201 2.349%
1979 5,564,474 2,803,688 2,760,786 134,897 28.9019 2.424%
1980 5,703,869 2,868,004 2,835,865 143,894 29.6259 2.523%
1981 5,852,028 2,937,020 2,915,008 152,425 30.3954 2.605%
1982 6,008,392 3,010,490 2,997,903 160,302 31.2076 2.668%
1983 6,171,874 3,087,738 3,084,136 166,662 32.0567 2.701%
1984 6,341,801 3,168,251 3,173,550 173,192 32.9393 2.731%
1985 6,520,705 3,253,685 3,267,020 184,616 33.8685 2.831%
1986 6,710,884 3,345,548 3,365,337 195,743 34.8563 2.917%
1987 6,909,836 3,442,241 3,467,596 202,161 35.8897 2.926%
1988 7,113,636 3,541,274 3,572,361 205,437 36.9482 2.888%
1989 7,321,832 3,642,307 3,679,525 210,955 38.0296 2.881%
1990 7,536,000 3,746,257 3,789,744 217,383 39.142 2.885%
1991 7,754,290 3,852,352 3,901,938 219,195 40.2757 2.827%
1992 7,974,514 3,959,573 4,014,941 221,253 41.4196 2.775%
1993 8,196,552 4,067,706 4,128,845 222,823 42.5729 2.719%
1994 8,416,998 4,174,733 4,242,264 218,069 43.7178 2.591%
1995 8,632,680 4,278,552 4,354,128 213,297 44.8381 2.471%
1996 8,843,422 4,378,872 4,464,550 208,187 45.9327 2.354%
1997 9,051,538 4,477,010 4,574,529 208,045 47.0137 2.299%
1998 9,261,526 4,575,803 4,685,724 211,931 48.1043 2.288%
1999 9,478,564 4,678,701 4,799,862 222,143 49.2316 2.344%
2000 9,704,286 4,786,669 4,917,618 229,303 50.404 2.363%
2001 9,938,027 4,899,112 5,038,914 238,178 51.6181 2.397%
2002 10,180,950 5,016,670 5,164,280 247,667 52.8798 2.433%
2003 10,434,504 5,139,658 5,294,846 259,442 54.1968 2.487%
2004 10,698,691 5,267,938 5,430,752 268,932 55.569 2.514%
2005 10,974,057 5,401,974 5,572,083 281,800 56.9992 2.568%
2006 11,263,386 5,542,900 5,720,487 296,859 58.502 2.636%
2007 11,563,869 5,689,190 5,874,678 304,106 60.0627 2.63%
2008 11,872,929 5,839,566 6,033,364 314,014 61.6679 2.645%
2009 12,195,028 5,996,251 6,198,778 330,185 63.3409 2.708%
2010 12,530,122 6,159,215 6,370,906 340,001 65.0814 2.714%
2011 12,875,880 6,327,295 6,548,585 351,516 66.8773 2.73%
2012 13,231,833 6,500,266 6,731,566 360,390 68.7261 2.724%
2013 13,595,566 6,676,682 6,918,883 367,075 70.6153 2.7%
2014 13,970,308 6,859,154 7,111,154 382,409 72.5617 2.737%
2015 14,356,180 7,048,291 7,307,890 389,337 74.5659 2.712%
2016 14,751,356 7,242,618 7,508,739 401,015 76.6185 2.719%
2017 15,157,793 7,443,229 7,714,564 411,858 78.7295 2.717%
2018 15,574,909 7,649,754 7,925,155 422,374 80.896 2.712%
2019 16,000,781 7,860,618 8,140,164 429,371 83.108 2.684%
2020 16,436,119 8,076,926 8,359,193 441,306 85.3691 2.685%
2021 16,876,720 8,297,056 8,579,664 439,894 87.6576 2.607%
2022 17,316,449 8,516,044 8,800,406 439,564 89.9416 2.539%
2023 17,763,163 8,737,490 9,025,674 453,864 92.2618 2.555%
2024 18,221,567 8,964,504 9,257,063 462,943 94.6427 2.541%

Statements that can be derived from Senegal's population data

  • Senegal has a population of 18,221,567 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Senegal's population is equivalent to 0.23% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Senegal's population will grow with 462,943 people.
  • In 2024, 19,999 more people will emigrate from Senegal than immigrate to the country.
  • The median age of the population in Senegal is 18.19 years.
  • In Senegal there are 94.64 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 17.39 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Senegal.
  • In Senegal, 8,964,504 of the total population are male, and 9,257,063 are female.

Future Population of Senegal (2024 - 2100)

Senegal's population is set to incease in the future from 18,221,567 people to 62,054,836 people. An increase of the population size by 2386.11% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 18,221,567 8,964,504 9,257,063 462,943 94.6427 2.541%
2025 18,687,800 9,195,310 9,492,490 469,523 97.0644 2.513%
2026 19,161,050 9,429,611 9,731,438 476,977 99.5224 2.489%
2027 19,641,034 9,667,250 9,973,784 482,992 102.0154 2.459%
2028 20,128,434 9,908,601 10,219,834 491,809 104.547 2.443%
2029 20,623,578 10,153,852 10,469,726 498,478 107.1188 2.417%
2030 21,125,872 10,402,636 10,723,236 506,109 109.7277 2.396%
2031 21,635,686 10,655,152 10,980,534 513,520 112.3757 2.374%
2032 22,153,523 10,911,667 11,241,856 522,152 115.0653 2.357%
2033 22,679,016 11,171,988 11,507,027 528,833 117.7947 2.332%
2034 23,211,962 11,436,018 11,775,943 537,059 120.5628 2.314%
2035 23,753,290 11,704,213 12,049,077 545,598 123.3745 2.297%
2036 24,303,115 11,976,646 12,326,470 554,053 126.2303 2.28%
2037 24,860,626 12,252,912 12,607,714 560,968 129.126 2.257%
2038 25,424,698 12,532,422 12,892,276 567,176 132.0558 2.231%
2039 25,993,655 12,814,320 13,179,335 570,738 135.0109 2.196%
2040 26,568,156 13,098,964 13,469,192 578,263 137.9949 2.177%
2041 27,148,556 13,386,551 13,762,006 582,539 141.0095 2.146%
2042 27,732,291 13,675,778 14,056,513 584,930 144.0414 2.109%
2043 28,321,000 13,967,484 14,353,516 592,489 147.0992 2.092%
2044 28,916,792 14,262,748 14,654,044 599,095 150.1937 2.072%
2045 29,516,982 14,560,199 14,956,782 601,283 153.3111 2.037%
2046 30,119,469 14,858,762 15,260,707 603,692 156.4404 2.004%
2047 30,724,934 15,158,814 15,566,120 607,238 159.5852 1.976%
2048 31,334,118 15,460,722 15,873,396 611,129 162.7493 1.95%
2049 31,947,265 15,764,574 16,182,691 615,165 165.934 1.926%
2050 32,562,869 16,069,654 16,493,214 616,043 169.1314 1.892%
2051 33,179,978 16,375,498 16,804,480 618,176 172.3367 1.863%
2052 33,798,654 16,682,141 17,116,513 619,176 175.5501 1.832%
2053 34,419,404 16,989,879 17,429,525 622,324 178.7742 1.808%
2054 35,041,619 17,298,387 17,743,232 622,106 182.006 1.775%
2055 35,665,650 17,607,868 18,057,782 625,955 185.2472 1.755%
2056 36,291,914 17,918,550 18,373,364 626,575 188.5 1.727%
2057 36,919,348 18,229,900 18,689,447 628,291 191.7589 1.702%
2058 37,547,731 18,541,831 19,005,900 628,476 195.0228 1.674%
2059 38,176,068 18,853,792 19,322,275 628,198 198.2863 1.646%
2060 38,803,343 19,165,268 19,638,075 626,352 201.5444 1.614%
2061 39,431,609 19,477,331 19,954,278 630,179 204.8076 1.598%
2062 40,062,722 19,790,934 20,271,787 632,047 208.0856 1.578%
2063 40,694,682 20,105,041 20,589,641 631,874 211.368 1.553%
2064 41,327,314 20,419,618 20,907,696 633,390 214.6539 1.533%
2065 41,959,260 20,734,000 21,225,261 630,502 217.9362 1.503%
2066 42,590,424 21,048,063 21,542,361 631,826 221.2145 1.484%
2067 43,223,440 21,363,161 21,860,279 634,206 224.5024 1.467%
2068 43,856,931 21,678,673 22,178,258 632,775 227.7927 1.443%
2069 44,488,363 21,993,276 22,495,086 630,089 231.0724 1.416%
2070 45,116,811 22,306,485 22,810,325 626,808 234.3365 1.389%
2071 45,744,198 22,619,309 23,124,890 627,967 237.5952 1.373%
2072 46,370,624 22,931,762 23,438,862 624,884 240.8488 1.348%
2073 46,995,936 23,243,782 23,752,154 625,739 244.0967 1.331%
2074 47,619,943 23,555,276 24,064,667 622,276 247.3378 1.307%
2075 48,241,918 23,865,868 24,376,051 621,675 250.5683 1.289%
2076 48,860,685 24,174,995 24,685,690 615,857 253.7822 1.26%
2077 49,475,073 24,482,085 24,992,988 612,919 256.9733 1.239%
2078 50,086,879 24,788,035 25,298,844 610,694 260.151 1.219%
2079 50,696,757 25,093,113 25,603,643 609,062 263.3187 1.201%
2080 51,302,066 25,396,034 25,906,033 601,557 266.4627 1.173%
2081 51,902,665 25,696,780 26,205,886 599,640 269.5822 1.155%
2082 52,500,009 25,996,035 26,503,974 595,048 272.6848 1.133%
2083 53,089,897 26,291,666 26,798,231 584,728 275.7487 1.101%
2084 53,673,392 26,584,257 27,089,135 582,262 278.7794 1.085%
2085 54,251,318 26,874,117 27,377,201 573,591 281.7811 1.057%
2086 54,821,393 27,160,074 27,661,319 566,557 284.7421 1.033%
2087 55,384,738 27,442,786 27,941,952 560,134 287.6681 1.011%
2088 55,942,465 27,722,747 28,219,718 555,319 290.5649 0.993%
2089 56,495,792 28,000,531 28,495,261 551,335 293.4389 0.976%
2090 57,042,166 28,274,901 28,767,266 541,415 296.2768 0.949%
2091 57,576,508 28,543,276 29,033,232 527,267 299.0521 0.916%
2092 58,102,755 28,807,693 29,295,061 525,227 301.7855 0.904%
2093 58,625,384 29,070,386 29,554,998 520,030 304.5 0.887%
2094 59,141,478 29,329,843 29,811,635 512,158 307.1806 0.866%
2095 59,647,700 29,584,425 30,063,275 500,286 309.8099 0.839%
2096 60,144,124 29,834,131 30,309,993 492,562 312.3883 0.819%
2097 60,633,039 30,080,139 30,552,900 485,268 314.9277 0.8%
2098 61,114,254 30,322,275 30,791,979 477,161 317.4272 0.781%
2099 61,588,220 30,560,791 31,027,429 470,771 319.8889 0.764%
2100 62,054,836 30,795,665 31,259,171 462,462 322.3126 0.745%

Population Density of Senegal

Today, Senegal has a population density of 94.6427 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 12.9646 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 94.6427 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Senegal is projected to reach a population density of 322.3126 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Senegal Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Senegal's Population

The population growth rate of Senegal currently stands at 2.541% as of July 1, 2024. This is a decrease by 0.0019999999999998 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Senegal will decrease to 2.541%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Senegal's population growth is projected to land at a positive rate of 0.745% by the year 2100.

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

Year Growth Rate
1950 2.563%
1960 2.827%
1970 2.951%
1980 2.523%
1990 2.885%
2000 2.363%
2010 2.714%
2020 2.685%
Year Growth Rate
2030 2.396%
2040 2.177%
2050 1.892%
2060 1.614%
2070 1.389%
2080 1.173%
2090 0.949%
2100 0.745%
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Life Expectancy of Senegal

Today, Senegal has an average life expectancy of 70.1733 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 36.4332 years since the 1950 to 70.1733 years in 2024. In the future, Senegal is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 85.0063 years of age, by the year 2100.

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

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 36,433
1960 39,878
1970 40,825
1980 49,142
1990 56,948
2000 56,943
2010 64,615
2020 68,006
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 71,895
2040 74,324
2050 76,429
2060 78,375
2070 80,237
2080 82,011
2090 83,608
2100 85,006
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Migration to and from Senegal

In 2024 Senegal will see net migrations of -19,999 people. This means that 19,999 more people will emigrate from Senegal 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 Senegal was -19,999.

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

Year Net Migration
1950 5,179
1960 9,338
1970 16,164
1980 -32,711
1990 -12,986
2000 -42,952
2010 -43,569
2020 -10,090
Year Net Migration
2030 -19,999
2040 -19,999
2050 -19,999
2060 -19,999
2070 -19,999
2080 -19,999
2090 -19,999
2100 -19,999
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Births in Senegal

In 2024, Senegal will see 568,369 babies be born. That is an increase when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Senegal in 2022, when the country saw 555,696 new borns.

Births Senegal Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 128,935
1960 164,735
1970 215,753
1980 273,843
1990 316,620
2000 381,017
2010 473,819
2020 543,219
Year Births
2030 616,648
2040 704,790
2050 769,220
2060 816,184
2070 860,087
2080 883,552
2090 884,792
2100 878,915
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Deaths in Senegal

In 2024, 85,421 people will die in Senegal. That is a decrease of Senegal's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 96,140 deaths.

Deaths Senegal Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 70,149
1960 81,546
1970 103,029
1980 97,249
1990 86,250
2000 108,766
2010 90,265
2020 91,832
Year Births
2030 90,534
2040 106,531
2050 133,182
2060 169,842
2070 213,272
2080 262,005
2090 323,374
2100 396,459
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Median Age in Senegal

The median age of Senegal has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Senegal will reach 34.8867 years of age, by the year 2100.

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

Year Median Age
1950 17.9917
1960 17.3027
1970 16.8929
1980 15.9037
1990 15.4699
2000 16.4414
2010 17.0808
2020 17.6495
Year Median Age
2030 19.3263
2040 21.3877
2050 23.3898
2060 25.4964
2070 27.7852
2080 30.1429
2090 32.5313
2100 34.8867
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Fertility Rate in Senegal

The fertility rate of Senegal has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Senegal will reach 2.1208 births per woman, by the year 2100.

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

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 6.7868
1960 6.9963
1970 7.2617
1980 7.292
1990 6.3963
2000 5.4978
2010 5.0642
2020 4.4542
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 3.8484
2040 3.4123
2050 3.0732
2060 2.7921
2070 2.5797
2080 2.405
2090 2.2459
2100 2.1208
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Infant Mortality Rate in Senegal

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 Senegal while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Senegal has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 148.5892. Today, Senegal has a much better infant mortality rate of 17.3862 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Senegal is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 2.2835 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

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

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 148.5892
1960 133.3485
1970 130.682
1980 99.3203
1990 72.9181
2000 69.2278
2010 40.0341
2020 25.165
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 13.8224
2040 8.7366
2050 5.9999
2060 4.4906
2070 3.6069
2080 2.9771
2090 2.563
2100 2.2835
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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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