Republic of Congo Population Growth
The Congo Republic has a very high fertility rate at 5.1 children born per woman, with an even higher fertility rate of 6.5 in rural regions. The country's population is currently growing at a rate of nearly 3% per year, which is not ideal with the country's present economic circumstances. Efforts are being made to increase education about family planning and contraceptives, but the effects have not yet been extreme enough to curb the extreme growth trend. As of 2019, the growth rate of 2.64%.
Republic of Congo Population Projections
Even though more people are leaving the country than coming into it, the annual growth rate in the Republic of Congo is expected to continue being high due to the extremely high birth rate in the country. Current projections believe that the annual rate of growth will decrease to 2.07% by 2050, but the actual change in numbers will be greater then than it is now even though the percentage is lower. The same set of predictions believe that the population of the Republic of Congo will be 5,686,917 in 2020, 7,318,887 in 2030, 9,308,628 in 2040 and 11, 509,651 by 2050.