Western Africa Population 2021

412,453,951
Country 2021 Population Density (km²)
Nigeria211,400,708228.85
Ghana31,732,129133.03
Ivory Coast27,053,62983.90
Niger25,130,81719.83
Burkina Faso21,497,09678.75
Mali20,855,73516.82
Senegal17,196,30187.41
Guinea13,497,24454.90
Benin12,451,040110.56
Togo8,478,250149.30
Sierra Leone8,141,343113.48
Liberia5,180,20346.51
Mauritania4,775,1194.63
Gambia2,486,945232.66
Guinea Bissau2,015,49455.79
Cape Verde561,898139.33

Countries in Western Africa

Country 2021 Population Density (km²) Growth Rate
2021412,453,95167.162.64%
2020401,855,17765.432.70%
2015351,711,76857.272.75%
2010307,035,25749.992.77%
2005267,889,28443.622.68%
2000234,742,57338.222.68%
1995205,685,57233.492.64%
1990180,528,36429.392.72%
1985157,884,63425.712.76%
1980137,792,88222.442.76%
1975120,235,53519.582.54%
1970106,074,34117.272.32%
196594,601,97415.402.18%
196084,941,69713.831.96%
195577,102,97812.551.70%
195070,869,94211.540.00%
Country 2021 Population Density (km²) Growth Rate
20951,431,914,273233.150.82%
20901,374,692,547223.830.93%
20851,312,436,099213.701.05%
20801,245,564,217202.811.18%
20751,174,741,622191.281.30%
20701,101,026,348179.271.43%
20651,025,439,664166.971.56%
2060948,920,920154.511.70%
2055872,389,622142.051.84%
2050796,488,407129.691.98%
2045722,171,231117.592.13%
2040650,097,306105.852.26%
2035581,274,28594.652.39%
2030516,626,76784.122.49%
2025456,736,06274.370.00%

Western Africa Population History / Western Africa Population Projections

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

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