Country 2022 Population Density (km²)
Nigeria216,746,934234.63
Ethiopia120,812,698109.40
DR Congo95,240,79240.62
Tanzania63,298,55066.98
South Africa60,756,13549.76
Kenya56,215,22196.86
Uganda48,432,863200.51
Angola35,027,34328.10
Mozambique33,089,46141.28
Ghana32,395,450135.81
Madagascar29,178,07749.70
Cameroon27,911,54858.71
Ivory Coast27,742,29886.03
Niger26,083,66020.59
Burkina Faso22,102,83880.97
Mali21,473,76417.31
Malawi20,180,839170.33
Zambia19,470,23425.87
Senegal17,653,67189.74
Chad17,413,58013.56
Somalia16,841,79526.41
Zimbabwe15,331,42839.24
Guinea13,865,69156.40
Rwanda13,600,464516.38
Benin12,784,726113.52
Burundi12,624,840453.58
South Sudan11,618,51118.75
Togo8,680,837152.87
Sierra Leone8,306,436115.79
Republic of the Congo5,797,80516.95
Liberia5,305,11747.64
Central African Republic5,016,6788.05
Mauritania4,901,9814.76
Eritrea3,662,24431.14
Namibia2,633,8743.19
Gambia2,558,482239.36
Botswana2,441,1624.19
Gabon2,331,5338.71
Lesotho2,175,69971.68
Guinea Bissau2,063,36757.12
Equatorial Guinea1,496,66253.36
Mauritius1,274,727624.87
Eswatini1,184,81768.23
Djibouti1,016,09743.80
Reunion908,061361.63
Comoros907,419487.34
Cape Verde567,678140.76
Mayotte286,259765.40
Sao Tome And Principe227,679236.18
Seychelles99,426219.97

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

Territories/Dependencies in Sub-Saharan Africa

Year Population Density (km²) Growth Rate
20221,151,737,45151.392.59%
20201,094,359,55248.832.69%
2015958,571,31442.772.77%
2010836,358,57737.322.77%
2005729,727,65432.562.67%
2000639,655,32828.542.67%
1995560,753,18525.022.71%
1990490,598,18121.892.87%
1985425,834,00419.002.87%
1980369,607,10116.492.85%
1975321,194,29814.332.72%
1970280,902,35112.532.54%
1965247,825,54511.062.40%
1960220,132,6519.822.20%
1955197,484,1428.811.98%
1950179,001,3007.990.00%
Year Population Density (km²) Growth Rate
20953,653,660,496163.020.75%
20903,519,131,116157.020.86%
20853,372,142,714150.460.97%
20803,213,525,125143.381.09%
20753,044,548,978135.841.21%
20702,867,342,181127.941.33%
20652,684,006,922119.761.46%
20602,496,577,312111.391.59%
20552,307,224,459102.951.73%
20502,117,725,12094.491.87%
20451,930,184,63586.122.02%
20401,746,489,98677.932.17%
20351,569,039,41970.012.31%
20301,399,882,27762.462.44%
20251,241,167,60255.380.00%

Sub-Saharan Africa Population History / Sub-Saharan Africa Population Projections

  1. World Population Prospects (2019 Revision) - United Nations population estimates and projections.

Sources