Guinea-Bissau Population 2022 (Live)

2,107,486
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Guinea Bissau is currently growing at a rate of 2.4% per year. By 2020, Guinea Bissau is predicted to have a population of 1.893 million, which should pass two million by 2025.

The current population of Guinea-Bissau is 2,107,486 based on projections of the latest United Nations data. The UN estimates the July 1, 2022 population at 2,105,566.

Guinea-Bissau Growth Rate

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Guinea-Bissau Population 2022 (Live)

Guinea-Bissau Population Clock

Guinea-Bissau Population (as of 9/18/2022)2,107,486
Last UN Estimate (July 1, 2022)2,105,566
Births per Day35
Deaths per Day10
Migrations per Day-1
Net Change per Day24
Population Change Since Jan. 16,264

Components of Population Change

One birth every 41 minutes0%
One death every 144 minutes0%
One net migrant every 1440 minutes0%
Net gain of one person every 60 minutes0%

Guinea-Bissau Population Clock

Name Population
Bissau388,028
Bafata22,521
Gabu14,430
Bissora12,688
Bolama10,769
Cacheu10,490
Catio9,898
Bubaque9,244
Mansoa7,821
Buba7,779

Guinea-Bissau Population Density Map

Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
1955563,7130.74%20.05147137
1960577,9330.50%20.55149139
1965577,638-0.01%20.54151149
1970591,6630.48%21.04154153
1975659,6352.20%23.46153154
1980831,4624.74%29.57152149
1985900,0881.60%32.01152151
1990973,5511.58%34.62154154
19951,117,2222.79%39.73154152
20001,230,8491.96%43.77153151
20051,379,7132.31%49.07151149
20101,567,2202.58%55.73152146
20151,788,9192.68%63.62151145
20171,879,8262.47%66.85151144
20181,924,9552.40%68.46151142
20191,970,4572.36%70.07150141
20202,015,8282.30%71.69150140
20212,060,7212.35%73.28150138
20222,105,5662.29%74.88149137

Guinea-Bissau Population by Year (Historical)

Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
20252,244,3682.17%79.81148136
20302,484,8632.06%88.37148129
20352,730,5751.90%97.10145122
20402,976,3541.74%105.84142117
20453,216,2221.56%114.37140111
20503,445,2891.39%122.52136108
20553,660,1491.22%130.16136104
20603,859,5901.07%137.25136102
20654,042,0370.93%143.74135100
20704,208,3330.81%149.6613498
20754,354,8250.69%154.8713494
20804,479,0510.56%159.2813293
20854,580,7950.45%162.9013293
20904,660,7850.35%165.7513292
20954,722,0550.26%167.9313090
20232,150,8422.24%76.49148137
20242,197,1492.20%78.13148137

Guinea-Bissau Population by Year (Projections)

Guinea-Bissau Population Pyramid 2022

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Guinea-Bissau Median Age

18


Total

17.4


Male

18.6


Female

Guinea-Bissau Population by Age

There are 1,117,419 people over age 18 in Guinea-Bissau.

Census Years

Year Date
19911 December 1991
200929 March 2009
20192019

Guinea-Bissau Population Pyramid

Guinea Bissau, officially the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, is a country in West Africa bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, Senegal, and Guinea. The population density of Guinea Bissau is 44 people per square kilometer (154th in the world). The only city with a population of more than 30,000 is Bissau, the capital, with an estimated population of 388,000 in 2005. The next-largest city is Bafata, with about 23,000 people.

Guinea Bissau Demographics

Guinea Bissau is an ethnically diverse country. The Fula (30%) and Mandinka-speaking people (13%) make up the largest percentage of the population and live mostly in the north and northeast. The Balanta (30%) and Papel (7%) people live in the southern coastal area. The Manjaco (14%) and Mancanha people live in the central and northern coastal regions of the country. The rest of the population is mostly Mesticos of mixed African and Portuguese descent with a small Cape Verdean population.

Guinea Bissau did have a high Portuguese population until it gained independence, at which point most Portuguese people left.

While Portuguese is the official language of Guinea Bissau, only 14% of the population speaks the language. 44% speak Kriol, a Portuguese-based creole language, while the rest speak several native African languages. Because Guinea Bissau is surrounded by French-speaking countries, French is taught in schools as well.

About 50% of the population practices Islam, while 10% practice Christianity. An estimated 40% continue to practice indigenous religions, although many residents combine Islamic and Christian faiths with traditional beliefs.

Guinea-Bissau - General Info

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