Western Africa Population 2022

423,232,930
Country 2022 Population Density (km²)
Nigeria216,746,934234.63
Ghana32,395,450135.81
Ivory Coast27,742,29886.03
Niger26,083,66020.59
Burkina Faso22,102,83880.97
Mali21,473,76417.31
Senegal17,653,67189.74
Guinea13,865,69156.40
Benin12,784,726113.52
Togo8,680,837152.87
Sierra Leone8,306,436115.79
Liberia5,305,11747.64
Mauritania4,901,9814.76
Gambia2,558,482239.36
Guinea Bissau2,063,36757.12
Cape Verde567,678140.76

Countries in Western Africa

Territories/Dependencies in Western Africa

Year Population Density (km²) Growth Rate
2022423,232,93068.912.63%
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%
Year 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.

Sources