Cambodia Population 2016

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Cambodia, formerly the Khmer Empire, is located at the southern region of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. Cambodia is currently the 69th most populous country in the world with an estimated 2015 population of 15.67 million, an increase from 2013's estimation of 14.9 million.

Cambodia has an estimated population of 15.67 million, up from the official 2008 census population of 13.38 million. Cambodia has a population density of 82 people per square kilometer (212/square mile), which ranks 118th in the world.

The largest city and capital is Phnom Penh, with a population of 1.4 million, or 2.2 million in the metropolitan area. The next largest city is Battambang, with a population not yet reaching 200,000.

Cambodia Demographics

90% of Cambodia's population is of Khmer origin, speaking the Khmer language. The population of Cambodia is fairly homogeneous with other ethnic groups being Vietnamese (5%) and Chinese (1%). The demographics of the country are very affected by the civil war and later genocide, and 50% of the population is under 22 years old. It also has the most female-biased sex ratio in the region.

Over 95% of the population practices Theravada Buddhism, the official religion, with an estimated 4,400 monastery temples in the country. Islam is the main religion of the majority of Malay and Chams minorities in the country, while most Muslims are Sunnis. There are approximately 300,000 Muslims in Cambodia, with about 1% identified as Christian.

Cambodia  Population in 2016 Source: Milei.vencel

Population Data via United Nations WPP (2015 Revision, Medium Variant)

Cambodia Population Growth

Cambodia is currently experiencing a healthy 1.8% average population growth. By 2020, the country is expected to hit 16.9 million people.

Cambodia Population Density

About Cambodia

Official Name Kingdom of Cambodia
Languages Spoken Khmer
Borders LAO, THA, VNM
Is Landlocked No
Latitude/Longitude 13,105
Currencies Used KHR

Cambodia Population Clock

What is the population of Cambodia (as of [[date]])? [[getCurrentPopulation()]]
Last UN Estimate (July 1, 2016) [[getLastEstimate()]]
Births Per Day 203
Deaths Per Day 52
Net Migrations Per Day -82
Net Change Per Day 69
Population Change Since January 1st [[getPopChangeThisYear()]]
  • Net [[getIncreaseOrDecrease()]] of 1 person every [[getDurationPerPerson()]]

  • Population estimated based on interpolation of World Population Prospects data.

Cambodia Population Indicators

Indicator Value World Ranking
Crude Birth Rate 23.415 births/thousand 68th
Crude Death Rate 5.949 deaths/thousand 152nd
Crude Net Migration Rate -1.853 people/thousand 151st
Life Expectancy (Both Sexes) 69.261 years 137th
Life Expectancy (Male) 67.09 years 131st
Life Expectancy (Female) 71.219 years 139th
Total Fertility Rate 2.561 children/woman 77th
Net Reproduction Rate 1.179 surviving daughters/woman 77th
Sex Ratio At Birth 1.049 males per female 133rd
Infant Mortality Rate 22.709 deaths/1,000 live births 76th
Under Five Mortality 26.466 deaths/thousand 78th
Mean Age at Childbearing 26.578 years 193rd
Rate of Natural Increase 17.06 63rd
Death Before 40 Probability (Total) 8.147% 134th
Death Before 40 Probability (Male) 9.76% 133rd
Death Before 40 Probability (Female) 6.529% 134th
Death Before 60 Probability (Total) 19.331% 134th
Death Before 60 Probability (Male) 23.08% 133rd
Death Before 60 Probability (Female) 15.842% 134th
Crude Suicide Rate 9 suicides/thousand 71st
Median Age (Total) 24.9 years 147th
Median Age (Female) 25.6 years 144th
Median Age (Male) 24.2 years 146th

Cambodia Population History

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Density Rank Growth Rate World Rank
2016 15,827,241 48.785% 51.215% 89 116 1.56% 71
2015 15,577,899 48.775% 51.225% 88 116 1.59% 71
2010 14,363,586 48.715% 51.285% 81 118 1.59% 69
2005 13,320,058 48.534% 51.466% 75 118 1.53% 66
2000 12,197,905 48.6% 51.4% 69 119 2.04% 65
1995 10,694,458 48.547% 51.453% 60 122 3.02% 66
1990 9,008,856 48.294% 51.706% 51 129 3.43% 75
1985 7,743,065 47.772% 52.228% 43 133 3.14% 77
1980 6,718,241 47.045% 52.955% 38 132 0.83% 79
1975 7,551,988 49.469% 50.531% 42 122 -1.61% 70
1970 7,022,185 49.757% 50.243% 39 119 2.05% 67
1965 6,467,196 49.844% 50.156% 36 117 1.87% 67
1960 5,722,370 49.911% 50.089% 32 118 2.59% 67
1955 5,045,284 49.958% 50.042% 28 119 2.56% 67
1950 4,432,715 49.998% 50.002% 25 120 2.38% 70

Cambodia Population Projections

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Density Rank Growth Rate World Rank
2020 16,809,182 48.828% 51.172% 95 115 1.39% 72
2025 17,943,648 48.872% 51.128% 101 115 1.19% 72
2030 18,990,909 48.896% 51.104% 107 107 1.06% 71
2035 19,987,532 48.927% 51.073% 113 106 0.97% 72
2040 20,939,251 48.967% 51.033% 118 106 0.86% 75
2045 21,805,702 49.007% 50.993% 123 106 0.72% 72
2050 22,545,212 49.041% 50.959% 127 105 0.59% 72
2055 23,158,380 49.076% 50.924% 131 103 0.47% 72
2060 23,656,129 49.124% 50.876% 134 103 0.37% 72
2065 24,047,297 49.19% 50.81% 136 103 0.26% 72
2070 24,314,597 49.266% 50.734% 137 103 0.16% 73
2075 24,457,852 49.364% 50.636% 138 104 0.06% 73
2080 24,484,932 49.484% 50.516% 138 107 -0.02% 73
2085 24,426,696 49.608% 50.392% 138 107 -0.07% 75
2090 24,315,662 49.721% 50.279% 137 108 -0.12% 74
2095 24,148,252 49.821% 50.179% 136 109 -0.16% 74
Data Sources
  1. World Population Prospects - Global demographic estimates and projections by the United Nations