Guinea Population 2016

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Guinea, officially the Republic of Guinea, is a country in West Africa that is sometimes called Guinea-Conakry to distinguish itself from the Republic of Equatorial Guinea and Guinea-Bissau. Guinea is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Mali, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Ivory Coast. In 2014, Guinea has an estimated population of 12.3 million in 2015, which ranks 74th in the world.

Guinea's population has grown from just 8.7 million in 2000 to about 12.3 million in the course of 15 years. Guinea has almost 246,000 square kilometers of land with a population density of 41 people per square kilometer (106/sq mi).

Guinea Demographics

There are 24 ethnic groups in Guinea. The largest group is the Fula (40%), who live mostly in the Fouta Djallon region in central Guinea. The Mandingo account for 30% and live mostly in eastern Guinea. The Susa (20%) live in the coastal area of northwestern Guinea. The people living the the Guinee forestiere region in the southern part of the country are made up of many minority ethnic groups, including the Koniake (a sub-group of the Mandinka), Kissi, Guerze, Diakhanke (a sub-group of the Mandinka), Loma, Kuranko, Yalunka, and Gberese. There are also about 10,000 non-Africans in Guinea.

The predominant religion is Islam, practiced by about 85% of the population, followed by Christian (8%) and traditional beliefs (7%).

Guinea has one of the lowest literacy rates in the world with less than 30% of adults literate in 2003. Primary education is compulsory for just eight years, and most children do not attend for long or ever go to school.

French is the official language, although more than 24 indigenous languages are spoken in Guinea.

Guinea  Population in 2016 Source:

Guinea Population Density

About Guinea

Official Name Republic of Guinea
Languages Spoken French
Borders CIV, GNB, LBR, MLI, SEN, SLE
Is Landlocked No
Latitude/Longitude 11,-10
Currencies Used GNF

Guinea Population Clock

What is the population of Guinea (as of [[date]])? [[getCurrentPopulation()]]
Last UN Estimate (July 1, 2016) [[getLastEstimate()]]
Births Per Day 255
Deaths Per Day 67
Net Migrations Per Day -5
Net Change Per Day 183
Population Change Since January 1st [[getPopChangeThisYear()]]
  • Net [[getIncreaseOrDecrease()]] of 1 person every [[getDurationPerPerson()]]

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

Guinea Population Indicators

Indicator Value World Ranking
Crude Birth Rate 35.941 births/thousand 21st
Crude Death Rate 9.447 deaths/thousand 49th
Crude Net Migration Rate -0.148 people/thousand 78th
Life Expectancy (Both Sexes) 59.63 years 182nd
Life Expectancy (Male) 59.129 years 179th
Life Expectancy (Female) 60.11 years 184th
Total Fertility Rate 4.852 children/woman 20th
Net Reproduction Rate 1.984 surviving daughters/woman 20th
Sex Ratio At Birth 1.024 males per female 197th
Infant Mortality Rate 52.094 deaths/1,000 live births 28th
Under Five Mortality 88.662 deaths/thousand 20th
Mean Age at Childbearing 29.119 years 101st
Rate of Natural Increase 26.054 21st
Death Before 40 Probability (Total) 19.169% 179th
Death Before 40 Probability (Male) 18.962% 176th
Death Before 40 Probability (Female) 19.377% 183rd
Death Before 60 Probability (Total) 33.8% 179th
Death Before 60 Probability (Male) 35.051% 176th
Death Before 60 Probability (Female) 32.567% 183rd
Crude Suicide Rate 3.3 suicides/thousand 130th
Median Age (Total) 18.8 years 191st
Median Age (Female) 19.1 years 193rd
Median Age (Male) 18.6 years 190th

Guinea Population History

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Density Rank Growth Rate World Rank
2016 12,947,122 50.156% 49.844% 52 150 2.62% 74
2015 12,608,590 50.142% 49.858% 51 150 2.65% 74
2010 11,012,406 50.057% 49.943% 44 158 2.72% 76
2005 9,669,023 49.987% 50.013% 39 159 2.34% 81
2000 8,799,165 49.796% 50.204% 35 161 1.76% 83
1995 7,863,033 49.6% 50.4% 32 161 3.27% 86
1990 6,034,081 49.452% 50.548% 24 169 5.37% 92
1985 5,078,689 49.354% 50.646% 20 169 2.81% 98
1980 4,506,559 49.302% 50.698% 18 169 1.71% 101
1975 4,359,735 49.283% 50.717% 17 167 0.39% 95
1970 4,215,442 49.321% 50.679% 17 162 1.03% 94
1965 3,877,804 49.367% 50.633% 15 161 1.8% 93
1960 3,577,413 49.474% 50.526% 14 155 1.56% 91
1955 3,316,142 49.68% 50.32% 13 153 1.42% 89
1950 3,093,651 50.008% 49.992% 12 153 1.54% 87

Guinea Population Projections

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Density Rank Growth Rate World Rank
2020 14,354,833 50.2% 49.8% 58 148 2.52% 74
2025 16,246,483 50.237% 49.763% 66 147 2.4% 74
2030 18,275,963 50.258% 49.742% 74 143 2.28% 72
2035 20,432,775 50.27% 49.73% 83 135 2.16% 71
2040 22,700,326 50.268% 49.732% 92 130 2.03% 66
2045 25,059,505 50.255% 49.745% 101 118 1.9% 67
2050 27,486,287 50.227% 49.773% 111 111 1.77% 66
2055 29,947,086 50.193% 49.807% 121 109 1.63% 66
2060 32,411,466 50.155% 49.845% 131 104 1.51% 65
2065 34,858,000 50.112% 49.888% 141 102 1.38% 63
2070 37,242,422 50.068% 49.932% 151 99 1.25% 61
2075 39,536,712 50.022% 49.978% 160 97 1.12% 59
2080 41,723,485 49.983% 50.017% 169 95 1.01% 58
2085 43,786,214 49.96% 50.04% 178 91 0.9% 53
2090 45,702,229 49.944% 50.056% 185 88 0.79% 52
2095 47,455,248 49.951% 50.049% 193 87 0.7% 51
Data Sources
  1. World Population Prospects - Global demographic estimates and projections by the United Nations