๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ Population of Tunisia

12,564,689
Current Population of Tunisia
103,560
Net population growth this year
80.84
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Tunisia reached 12,564,689, of which 6,194,186 people are male and 6,370,503 female. The country has a population density of 80.8382 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 0.824% for the year. According to the latest data, Tunisia is set to increase its population size by 103,560 people next year. Making the total population count of Tunisia 12,564,689 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Tunisia (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Tunisia grown from 3,606,288 people to 12,564,689. An increase of the population size by 248.41% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 3,606,288 1,792,598 1,813,690 66,392 23.202 1.841%
1951 3,673,778 1,827,562 1,846,215 68,587 23.6362 1.867%
1952 3,744,372 1,863,878 1,880,495 72,603 24.0904 1.939%
1953 3,818,148 1,901,994 1,916,153 74,947 24.5651 1.963%
1954 3,894,776 1,941,438 1,953,339 78,311 25.0581 2.011%
1955 3,975,544 1,982,795 1,992,749 83,224 25.5777 2.093%
1956 4,046,367 2,021,085 2,025,283 58,423 26.0334 1.444%
1957 4,091,649 2,047,671 2,043,978 32,140 26.3247 0.786%
1958 4,123,890 2,066,942 2,056,947 32,344 26.5321 0.784%
1959 4,157,892 2,087,054 2,070,838 35,659 26.7509 0.858%
1960 4,195,467 2,108,763 2,086,704 39,489 26.9926 0.941%
1961 4,236,386 2,131,643 2,104,744 42,351 27.2559 1.0%
1962 4,281,744 2,156,608 2,125,136 48,364 27.5477 1.13%
1963 4,332,926 2,184,538 2,148,388 54,000 27.877 1.246%
1964 4,389,417 2,214,977 2,174,441 58,983 28.2405 1.344%
1965 4,457,282 2,250,816 2,206,465 76,745 28.6771 1.722%
1966 4,548,972 2,295,195 2,253,777 106,636 29.267 2.344%
1967 4,661,272 2,347,468 2,313,804 117,963 29.9895 2.531%
1968 4,785,004 2,406,836 2,378,167 129,501 30.7856 2.707%
1969 4,915,162 2,470,202 2,444,960 130,816 31.623 2.662%
1970 5,047,404 2,534,779 2,512,624 133,667 32.4738 2.648%
1971 5,182,040 2,600,597 2,581,442 135,606 33.34 2.617%
1972 5,320,148 2,668,219 2,651,928 140,609 34.2286 2.643%
1973 5,463,650 2,738,823 2,724,827 146,396 35.1518 2.68%
1974 5,613,116 2,812,592 2,800,524 152,536 36.1135 2.718%
1975 5,769,074 2,889,816 2,879,258 159,380 37.1169 2.763%
1976 5,929,998 2,971,899 2,958,098 162,467 38.1522 2.74%
1977 6,092,769 3,057,300 3,035,470 163,076 39.1994 2.677%
1978 6,254,876 3,142,270 3,112,605 161,137 40.2424 2.576%
1979 6,416,191 3,226,388 3,189,802 161,494 41.2803 2.517%
1980 6,578,156 3,310,559 3,267,597 162,436 42.3223 2.469%
1981 6,744,050 3,396,491 3,347,559 169,352 43.3896 2.511%
1982 6,914,964 3,484,802 3,430,162 172,475 44.4892 2.494%
1983 7,091,270 3,575,046 3,516,225 180,139 45.6236 2.54%
1984 7,279,156 3,668,892 3,610,264 195,633 46.8324 2.688%
1985 7,476,092 3,766,512 3,709,580 198,238 48.0994 2.652%
1986 7,675,500 3,866,218 3,809,281 200,577 49.3824 2.613%
1987 7,874,302 3,965,780 3,908,522 197,029 50.6614 2.502%
1988 8,068,788 4,063,365 4,005,424 191,943 51.9127 2.379%
1989 8,256,396 4,157,603 4,098,792 183,272 53.1197 2.22%
1990 8,440,024 4,249,761 4,190,261 183,983 54.3011 2.18%
1991 8,622,853 4,341,420 4,281,433 181,676 55.4774 2.107%
1992 8,802,540 4,431,494 4,371,046 177,698 56.6335 2.019%
1993 8,977,173 4,519,032 4,458,141 171,568 57.757 1.911%
1994 9,143,142 4,602,318 4,540,824 160,369 58.8248 1.754%
1995 9,294,102 4,677,045 4,617,057 141,552 59.7961 1.523%
1996 9,430,550 4,743,004 4,687,547 131,344 60.6739 1.393%
1997 9,557,948 4,803,859 4,754,088 123,451 61.4936 1.292%
1998 9,677,148 4,860,090 4,817,058 114,950 62.2605 1.188%
1999 9,788,067 4,911,764 4,876,303 106,888 62.9741 1.092%
2000 9,893,316 4,960,458 4,932,858 103,609 63.6513 1.047%
2001 9,995,124 5,007,338 4,987,786 100,007 64.3063 1.001%
2002 10,094,561 5,052,798 5,041,762 98,868 64.946 0.979%
2003 10,193,798 5,097,802 5,095,996 99,606 65.5845 0.977%
2004 10,292,224 5,141,667 5,150,557 97,247 66.2177 0.945%
2005 10,388,344 5,185,241 5,203,104 94,993 66.8362 0.914%
2006 10,483,558 5,229,676 5,253,882 95,434 67.4487 0.91%
2007 10,580,394 5,274,830 5,305,565 98,239 68.0718 0.929%
2008 10,680,380 5,321,608 5,358,773 101,733 68.7151 0.953%
2009 10,784,504 5,370,384 5,414,120 106,515 69.385 0.988%
2010 10,895,062 5,422,170 5,472,893 114,601 70.0963 1.052%
2011 11,032,528 5,488,657 5,543,870 160,329 70.9807 1.453%
2012 11,174,383 5,557,114 5,617,270 123,382 71.8933 1.104%
2013 11,300,284 5,615,984 5,684,300 128,420 72.7034 1.136%
2014 11,428,948 5,676,121 5,752,827 128,906 73.5312 1.128%
2015 11,557,778 5,736,224 5,821,554 128,755 74.36 1.114%
2016 11,685,668 5,795,610 5,890,058 127,023 75.1828 1.087%
2017 11,811,443 5,853,778 5,957,666 124,528 75.992 1.054%
2018 11,933,042 5,909,703 6,023,338 118,669 76.7744 0.994%
2019 12,049,314 5,962,724 6,086,590 113,875 77.5224 0.945%
2020 12,161,723 6,012,828 6,148,894 110,944 78.2457 0.912%
2021 12,262,946 6,057,044 6,205,902 91,502 78.8969 0.746%
2022 12,356,117 6,098,372 6,257,745 94,840 79.4963 0.768%
2023 12,458,223 6,145,027 6,313,196 109,372 80.1533 0.878%
2024 12,564,689 6,194,186 6,370,503 103,560 80.8382 0.824%

Statements that can be derived from Tunisia's population data

  • Tunisia has a population of 12,564,689 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Tunisia's population is equivalent to 0.16% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Tunisia's population will grow with 103,560 people.
  • In 2024, 4,000 more people will emigrate from Tunisia than immigrate to the country.
  • The median age of the population in Tunisia is 32.68 years.
  • In Tunisia there are 80.84 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 11.42 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Tunisia.
  • In Tunisia, 6,194,186 of the total population are male, and 6,370,503 are female.

Future Population of Tunisia (2024 - 2100)

Tunisia's population is set to incease in the future from 12,564,689 people to 13,530,732 people. An increase of the population size by 275.2% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 12,564,689 6,194,186 6,370,503 103,560 80.8382 0.824%
2025 12,665,802 6,240,657 6,425,145 98,666 81.4888 0.779%
2026 12,761,929 6,284,634 6,477,294 93,588 82.1072 0.733%
2027 12,853,206 6,326,198 6,527,009 88,967 82.6945 0.692%
2028 12,939,970 6,365,518 6,574,452 84,559 83.2527 0.653%
2029 13,022,396 6,402,694 6,619,702 80,294 83.783 0.617%
2030 13,100,768 6,437,884 6,662,884 76,450 84.2873 0.584%
2031 13,175,516 6,471,332 6,704,184 73,046 84.7682 0.554%
2032 13,247,348 6,503,418 6,743,930 70,617 85.2303 0.533%
2033 13,316,812 6,534,420 6,782,392 68,311 85.6772 0.513%
2034 13,384,136 6,564,466 6,819,670 66,337 86.1104 0.496%
2035 13,449,717 6,593,768 6,855,949 64,825 86.5323 0.482%
2036 13,514,366 6,622,746 6,891,620 64,471 86.9482 0.477%
2037 13,578,686 6,651,745 6,926,940 64,169 87.3621 0.473%
2038 13,642,656 6,680,776 6,961,880 63,771 87.7736 0.467%
2039 13,706,160 6,709,759 6,996,402 63,239 88.1822 0.461%
2040 13,769,346 6,738,812 7,030,534 63,131 88.5887 0.458%
2041 13,832,171 6,767,952 7,064,218 62,520 88.9929 0.452%
2042 13,894,402 6,797,066 7,097,335 61,941 89.3933 0.446%
2043 13,955,442 6,825,874 7,129,568 60,140 89.786 0.431%
2044 14,014,784 6,854,130 7,160,655 58,545 90.1678 0.418%
2045 14,072,180 6,881,732 7,190,448 56,247 90.5371 0.4%
2046 14,127,222 6,908,488 7,218,735 53,837 90.8912 0.381%
2047 14,179,682 6,934,250 7,245,431 51,081 91.2287 0.36%
2048 14,228,906 6,958,705 7,270,200 47,367 91.5454 0.333%
2049 14,274,332 6,981,577 7,292,754 43,485 91.8377 0.305%
2050 14,315,778 7,002,738 7,313,040 39,409 92.1043 0.275%
2051 14,353,254 7,022,196 7,331,058 35,541 92.3455 0.248%
2052 14,386,982 7,040,053 7,346,928 31,915 92.5624 0.222%
2053 14,416,694 7,056,127 7,360,567 27,510 92.7536 0.191%
2054 14,442,156 7,070,292 7,371,864 23,415 92.9174 0.162%
2055 14,463,616 7,082,670 7,380,945 19,503 93.0555 0.135%
2056 14,480,891 7,093,131 7,387,760 15,048 93.1666 0.104%
2057 14,494,170 7,101,746 7,392,424 11,510 93.2521 0.079%
2058 14,503,683 7,108,617 7,395,066 7,517 93.3133 0.052%
2059 14,509,570 7,113,788 7,395,782 4,256 93.3512 0.029%
2060 14,512,212 7,117,459 7,394,752 1,027 93.3681 0.007%
2061 14,511,577 7,119,592 7,391,984 -2,296 93.3641 -0.016%
2062 14,508,105 7,120,386 7,387,720 -4,648 93.3417 -0.032%
2063 14,502,198 7,120,062 7,382,136 -7,167 93.3037 -0.049%
2064 14,494,110 7,118,783 7,375,326 -9,009 93.2517 -0.062%
2065 14,484,152 7,116,702 7,367,451 -10,905 93.1876 -0.075%
2066 14,472,472 7,113,848 7,358,624 -12,456 93.1125 -0.086%
2067 14,459,240 7,110,314 7,348,926 -14,007 93.0273 -0.097%
2068 14,444,672 7,106,218 7,338,453 -15,131 92.9336 -0.105%
2069 14,429,354 7,101,885 7,327,470 -15,503 92.8351 -0.107%
2070 14,413,138 7,097,224 7,315,914 -16,930 92.7307 -0.117%
2071 14,395,770 7,092,070 7,303,700 -17,805 92.619 -0.124%
2072 14,377,466 7,086,535 7,290,932 -18,803 92.5012 -0.131%
2073 14,358,416 7,080,721 7,277,696 -19,297 92.3787 -0.134%
2074 14,338,564 7,074,552 7,264,012 -20,407 92.2509 -0.142%
2075 14,317,997 7,068,074 7,249,924 -20,728 92.1186 -0.145%
2076 14,296,948 7,061,382 7,235,566 -21,370 91.9832 -0.149%
2077 14,275,136 7,054,257 7,220,880 -22,253 91.8429 -0.156%
2078 14,252,456 7,046,654 7,205,802 -23,107 91.6969 -0.162%
2079 14,228,773 7,038,504 7,190,268 -24,260 91.5446 -0.17%
2080 14,204,130 7,029,786 7,174,344 -25,025 91.386 -0.176%
2081 14,178,764 7,020,581 7,158,184 -25,707 91.2228 -0.181%
2082 14,152,725 7,010,904 7,141,821 -26,372 91.0553 -0.186%
2083 14,126,040 7,000,728 7,125,312 -26,998 90.8836 -0.191%
2084 14,098,674 6,990,014 7,108,659 -27,735 90.7075 -0.197%
2085 14,070,683 6,978,751 7,091,932 -28,245 90.5275 -0.201%
2086 14,041,940 6,966,828 7,075,112 -29,241 90.3425 -0.208%
2087 14,012,122 6,954,083 7,058,039 -30,397 90.1507 -0.217%
2088 13,981,411 6,940,562 7,040,849 -31,024 89.9531 -0.222%
2089 13,949,745 6,926,260 7,023,486 -32,308 89.7494 -0.232%
2090 13,916,986 6,911,122 7,005,864 -33,210 89.5386 -0.239%
2091 13,883,638 6,895,364 6,988,275 -33,486 89.3241 -0.241%
2092 13,849,664 6,879,020 6,970,645 -34,461 89.1055 -0.249%
2093 13,814,649 6,861,876 6,952,774 -35,570 88.8802 -0.257%
2094 13,778,434 6,843,818 6,934,616 -36,860 88.6472 -0.268%
2095 13,740,866 6,824,806 6,916,060 -38,277 88.4055 -0.279%
2096 13,701,750 6,804,762 6,896,987 -39,955 88.1538 -0.292%
2097 13,661,157 6,783,761 6,877,396 -41,230 87.8927 -0.302%
2098 13,619,203 6,761,922 6,857,280 -42,678 87.6227 -0.313%
2099 13,575,789 6,739,254 6,836,534 -44,150 87.3434 -0.325%
2100 13,530,732 6,715,675 6,815,056 -45,965 87.0535 -0.34%

Population Density of Tunisia

Today, Tunisia has a population density of 80.8382 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 23.202 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 80.8382 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Tunisia is projected to reach a population density of 87.0535 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Tunisia Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Tunisia's Population

The population growth rate of Tunisia currently stands at 0.824% as of July 1, 2024. This is a decrease by 0.056 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Tunisia will decrease to 0.824%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Tunisia's population growth is projected to land at a negative rate of -0.34% by the year 2100.

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

Year Growth Rate
1950 1.841%
1960 0.941%
1970 2.648%
1980 2.469%
1990 2.18%
2000 1.047%
2010 1.052%
2020 0.912%
Year Growth Rate
2030 0.584%
2040 0.458%
2050 0.275%
2060 0.007%
2070 -0.117%
2080 -0.176%
2090 -0.239%
2100 -0.34%
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Life Expectancy of Tunisia

Today, Tunisia has an average life expectancy of 77.1646 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 37.6049 years since the 1950 to 77.1646 years in 2024. In the future, Tunisia is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 89.0004 years of age, by the year 2100.

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

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 37,604
1960 43,940
1970 53,869
1980 63,974
1990 70,110
2000 73,690
2010 75,420
2020 75,292
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 78,470
2040 80,505
2050 82,368
2060 83,970
2070 85,353
2080 86,617
2090 87,815
2100 89,000
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Migration to and from Tunisia

In 2024 Tunisia will see net migrations of -4,000 people. This means that 4,000 more people will emigrate from Tunisia 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 Tunisia was -4,000.

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

Year Net Migration
1950 2,552
1960 -66,870
1970 -10,062
1980 -11,505
1990 7,453
2000 -17,475
2010 -25,953
2020 -9,189
Year Net Migration
2030 -4,000
2040 -4,000
2050 -4,000
2060 -4,000
2070 -4,000
2080 -4,000
2090 -4,000
2100 -4,000
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Births in Tunisia

In 2024, Tunisia will see 183,782 babies be born. That is a decrease when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Tunisia in 2022, when the country saw 192,759 new borns.

Births Tunisia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 165,557
1960 197,446
1970 212,110
1980 225,826
1990 222,942
2000 168,350
2010 198,707
2020 202,268
Year Births
2030 165,780
2040 172,127
2050 169,794
2060 148,013
2070 143,300
2080 139,125
2090 125,305
2100 118,338
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Deaths in Tunisia

In 2024, 76,226 people will die in Tunisia. That is an increase of Tunisia's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 93,918 deaths.

Deaths Tunisia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 101,717
1960 91,090
1970 68,385
1980 51,880
1990 46,403
2000 47,265
2010 58,150
2020 82,136
Year Births
2030 85,334
2040 105,006
2050 126,387
2060 142,980
2070 156,231
2080 160,153
2090 154,522
2100 160,297
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Median Age in Tunisia

The median age of Tunisia has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Tunisia will reach 48.422 years of age, by the year 2100.

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

Year Median Age
1950 19.1188
1960 17.0546
1970 15.8799
1980 17.3456
1990 19.6153
2000 23.3493
2010 27.8317
2020 31.4276
Year Median Age
2030 34.745
2040 36.9209
2050 38.7966
2060 41.9411
2070 44.3819
2080 45.254
2090 46.5087
2100 48.422
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Fertility Rate in Tunisia

The fertility rate of Tunisia has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Tunisia will reach 1.7143 births per woman, by the year 2100.

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

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 6.5567
1960 6.9423
1970 6.5169
1980 5.105
1990 3.471
2000 2.0492
2010 2.1049
2020 2.1145
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 1.9473
2040 1.8596
2050 1.8074
2060 1.786
2070 1.7548
2080 1.733
2090 1.7202
2100 1.7143
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Infant Mortality Rate in Tunisia

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 Tunisia while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Tunisia has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 193.529. Today, Tunisia has a much better infant mortality rate of 11.4174 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Tunisia is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 1.468 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

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

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 193.529
1960 176.1859
1970 123.9503
1980 71.0468
1990 43.6919
2000 24.7383
2010 15.5596
2020 14.0894
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 9.0603
2040 6.3826
2050 4.5497
2060 3.4418
2070 2.6994
2080 2.1586
2090 1.7696
2100 1.468
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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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