Tamale Population 2019

611,806

How Many People Live in Tamale?

611,806
Year Population Growth Rate (%) Growth
20351,039,8142.66%127,935
2030911,8793.06%127,459
2025784,4204.09%142,509
2020641,9114.92%30,105
2019611,8065.75%122,584
2015489,2225.96%122,954
2010366,2685.95%91,968
2005274,3005.95%68,858
2000205,4422.69%25,532
1995179,9102.51%20,967
1990158,9432.51%18,524
1985140,4193.26%20,785
1980119,6343.52%19,017
1975100,6173.52%15,991
197084,6267.30%25,141
196559,4857.58%18,202
196041,2837.33%12,293
195528,9907.31%8,616
195020,3740.00%

Tamale Population Growth

Tamale's 2019 population is now estimated at 611,806. In 1950, the population of Tamale was 20,374. Tamale has grown by 122,584 since 2015, which represents a 5.75% 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 Tamale, which typically includes Tamale's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

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