Country 2021 Population Density (km²)
Nigeria211,400,708228.85
Ethiopia117,876,227106.74
Dr Congo92,377,99339.40
Tanzania61,498,43765.07
South Africa60,041,99449.17
Kenya54,985,69894.74
Uganda47,123,531195.09
Angola33,933,61027.22
Mozambique32,163,04740.12
Ghana31,732,129133.03
Madagascar28,427,32848.42
Cameroon27,224,26557.26
Ivory Coast27,053,62983.90
Niger25,130,81719.83
Burkina Faso21,497,09678.75
Mali20,855,73516.82
Malawi19,647,684165.83
Zambia18,920,65125.14
Senegal17,196,30187.41
Chad16,914,98513.17
Somalia16,359,50425.66
Zimbabwe15,092,17138.62
Guinea13,497,24454.90
Rwanda13,276,513504.08
Benin12,451,040110.56
Burundi12,255,433440.30
South Sudan11,381,37818.36
Togo8,478,250149.30
Sierra Leone8,141,343113.48
Republic Of The Congo5,657,01316.54
Liberia5,180,20346.51
Central African Republic4,919,9817.90
Mauritania4,775,1194.63
Eritrea3,601,46730.62
Namibia2,587,3443.13
Gambia2,486,945232.66
Botswana2,397,2414.12
Gabon2,278,8258.51
Lesotho2,159,07971.13
Guinea Bissau2,015,49455.79
Equatorial Guinea1,449,89651.69
Mauritius1,273,433624.23
Eswatini1,172,36267.52
Djibouti1,002,18743.20
Reunion901,686359.09
Comoros888,451477.15
Cape Verde561,898139.33
Mayotte279,515747.37
Sao Tome And Principe223,368231.71
Seychelles98,908218.82

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

Country 2021 Population Density (km²) Growth Rate
20211,122,845,15650.102.60%
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%
Country 2021 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