Comoros Population 2023 (Live)


The Comoros has healthy population growth as half of its population is under the age of 15 and the fertility rate is 4.7 babies born to each adult woman. The country's population has been growing steadily since the 1970's and this trend is expected to continue.

The current population of Comoros is 847,561 based on projections of the latest United Nations data. The UN estimates the July 1, 2023 population at 852,075.

Comoros Growth Rate

Comoros Population 2023 (Live)

Comoros Population Clock

Comoros Population (as of 3/17/2023)847,561
Next UN Estimate (July 1, 2023)852,075
Births per Day66
Deaths per Day18
Migrations per Day-5
Net Change per Day43
Population Change Since Jan. 13,225

Components of Population Change

One birth every 22 minutes
One death every 80 minutes
One emigrant every 288 minutes
Net gain of one person every 33 minutes

Comoros Population Clock

Comoros is one of the least populous countries in the world, but it is one of the most densely populated. There are 275 people per square kilometer (710 people per square mile) on average, which is the 25th highest population density in the world, despite ranking 178th in terms of total area. About one-third of the population lives in urban areas, including Moroni, Mutsamudu, and Domoni. Moroni is the largest city and capital on the semi-autonomous island Grande Comore with a population of 55,000.

Comoros Population Density Map

Comoros Population by Year (Historical)

Comoros Population by Year (Projections)

Comoros Population Pyramid 2023

Comoros Median Age







Comoros Population by Age

There are people over age 18 in Comoros.

Census Years

Comoros Population Pyramid

Comoros, officially the Union of the Comoros, is a sovereign archipelago nation in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa between Madagascar and Mozambique. Comoros is the third-smallest African country by area.

Comoros Demographics

Most of the population of the Comoros is descended from African-Arabs. Sunni Islam is the main religion that represents up to 98% of the population. While Arab culture is dominant in the country, there is a small population of Mayotte, who are mostly immigrants from France. There are also small populations of Malagasy and Indians, with some people of French and European ancestry. Most French people left Comoros after it gained independence in 1975.

There are also between 200,000 and 35,000 Comorians living in France.

Since its independence, the Comoros has gone through many coups and half of the population now lives below the international poverty line of $1.25 USD per day.

Comoros has a very young population with nearly 50% of the population under the age of 15. The life expectancy in the country is currently 67 for women and 62 for men.

Comoros - General Info