Zanzibar Population 2020

705,078

How Many People Live in Zanzibar?

705,078
Year Population Growth Rate (%) Growth
20351,358,8034.40%263,230
20301,095,5734.62%221,591
2025873,9824.39%168,904
2020705,0784.39%136,166
2015568,9124.54%113,190
2010455,7224.54%90,715
2005365,0074.83%76,638
2000288,3695.23%64,927
1995223,4425.23%50,297
1990173,1454.21%32,227
1985140,9183.61%22,898
1980118,0203.17%17,060
1975100,9602.91%13,506
197087,4542.55%10,327
196577,1272.06%7,471
196069,6562.39%7,746
195561,9102.95%8,380
195053,5300.00%

Zanzibar Population Growth

Zanzibar's 2020 population is now estimated at 705,078. In 1950, the population of Zanzibar was 53,530. Zanzibar has grown by 136,166 since 2015, which represents a 4.39% 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 Zanzibar, which typically includes Zanzibar's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

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