Lusaka Population 2019

2,646,619

How Many People Live in Lusaka?

2,646,619
Year Population Growth Rate (%) Growth
20355,182,6693.97%916,152
20304,266,5174.21%795,651
20253,470,8664.58%696,733
20202,774,1334.82%127,514
20192,646,6194.88%459,439
20152,187,1804.89%464,301
20101,722,8794.89%365,736
20051,357,1434.80%283,844
20001,073,2993.55%171,678
1995901,6213.55%144,188
1990757,4333.55%121,322
1985636,1113.61%103,233
1980532,8786.74%148,336
1975384,5426.74%107,019
1970277,52311.69%117,833
1965159,69011.92%68,748
196090,94211.30%37,705
195553,23711.30%22,068
195031,1690.00%

Lusaka Population Growth

Lusaka's 2019 population is now estimated at 2,646,619. In 1950, the population of Lusaka was 31,169. Lusaka has grown by 459,439 since 2015, which represents a 4.88% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Lusaka, which typically includes Lusaka's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations