Population of Countries in Africa 2017

Country Population GrowthRate PopDensity Rank
Algeria 40,375,954 1.69 16 34
Angola 25,830,958 3.14 20 50
Benin 11,166,658 2.58 99 81
Botswana 2,303,820 1.73 4 143
Burkina Faso 18,633,725 2.85 68 60
Burundi 11,552,561 3.27 449 77
Cameroon 23,924,407 2.43 50 54
Cape Verde 526,993 1.22 130 172
Central African Republic 4,998,492 1.99 8 120
Chad 14,496,739 3.18 11 73
Comoros 807,118 2.3 433 163
DR Congo 79,722,624 3.11 35 18
Djibouti 899,598 1.3 38 159
Egypt 93,383,574 1.94 93 15
Equatorial Guinea 869,587 2.82 31 161
Eritrea 5,351,680 2.4 52 118
Ethiopia 101,853,268 2.42 101 13
Gabon 1,763,142 2.14 6 151
Gambia 2,054,985 3.13 203 148
Ghana 28,033,375 2.2 123 48
Guinea 12,947,122 2.62 52 74
Guinea-Bissau 1,888,428 2.33 67 150
Ivory Coast 23,254,183 2.39 73 56
Kenya 47,251,449 2.54 83 29
Lesotho 2,160,308 1.14 71 145
Liberia 4,615,222 2.47 47 126
Libya 6,330,159 1.23 3 108
Madagascar 24,915,822 2.76 42 52
Malawi 17,749,826 3.05 188 65
Mali 18,134,835 3.02 14 62
Mauritania 4,166,462 2.37 4 129
Mauritius 1,277,458 0.3 629 156
Mayotte 246,495 2.63 657 186
Morocco 34,817,065 1.21 78 39
Mozambique 28,751,362 2.7 36 47
Namibia 2,513,981 2.15 3 142
Niger 20,715,285 4.01 16 58
Nigeria 186,987,563 2.56 205 7
Republic of the Congo 4,740,992 2.61 13 123
Reunion 867,214 0.71 346 162
Rwanda 11,882,766 2.3 481 76
Sao Tome and Principe 194,390 2.08 202 188
Senegal 15,589,485 2.94 80 72
Seychelles 97,026 0.53 210 199
Sierra Leone 6,592,102 2.11 91 107
Somalia 11,079,013 2.79 17 82
South Africa 54,978,907 0.83 45 25
South Sudan 12,733,427 2.81 20 75
Sudan 41,175,541 2.38 23 33
Swaziland 1,304,063 1.24 75 155
Tanzania 55,155,473 3.07 62 24
Togo 7,496,833 2.57 137 102
Tunisia 11,375,220 1.05 73 79
Uganda 40,322,768 3.25 201 35
Western Sahara 584,206 2 2 169
Zambia 16,717,331 3.07 22 67
Zimbabwe 15,966,810 2.3 41 70