Bukavu Population 2021

1,133,371
map placeholder

Bukavu's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,133,371. In 1950, the population of Bukavu was 16,296. Bukavu has grown by 55,369 since 2015, which represents a 5.14% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Bukavu, which typically includes Bukavu's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Bukavu Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20352,064,3223.91%77,601
20341,986,7213.96%75,724
20331,910,9974.02%73,853
20321,837,1444.07%71,874
20311,765,2704.13%70,078
20301,695,1924.20%68,285
20291,626,9074.27%66,646
20281,560,2614.35%65,016
20271,495,2454.44%63,586
20261,431,6594.54%62,232
20251,369,4274.66%60,958
20241,308,4694.78%59,686
20231,248,7834.91%58,416
20221,190,3675.03%56,996
20211,133,3715.14%55,369
20201,078,0025.22%53,489
20191,024,5135.28%51,372
2018973,1415.31%49,046
2017924,0955.31%46,574
2016877,5215.31%44,227
2015833,2945.31%41,998
2014791,2965.31%39,881
2013751,4155.31%37,871
2012713,5445.31%35,962
2011677,5825.31%34,150
2010643,4325.31%32,429
2009611,0035.31%30,794
2008580,2095.31%29,242
2007550,9675.31%27,769
2006523,1985.31%26,369
2005496,8295.31%25,040
2004471,7895.31%23,778
2003448,0115.30%22,550
2002425,4615.30%21,414
2001404,0475.29%20,309
2000383,7385.31%19,341
1999364,3975.30%18,341
1998346,0565.30%17,418
1997328,6385.29%16,519
1996312,1195.31%15,730
1995296,3895.30%14,918
1994281,4715.30%14,168
1993267,3035.29%13,435
1992253,8685.31%12,795
1991241,0735.30%12,134
1990228,9395.30%11,523
1989217,4165.29%10,929
1988206,4875.31%10,407
1987196,0805.30%9,869
1986186,2115.30%9,372
1985176,8395.29%8,889
1984167,9501.35%2,240
1983165,7101.35%2,207
1982163,5031.35%2,178
1981161,3251.35%2,146
1980159,1791.35%2,124
1979157,0551.35%2,092
1978154,9631.35%2,064
1977152,8991.35%2,034
1976150,8651.35%2,012
1975148,8531.35%1,983
1974146,8701.35%1,956
1973144,9141.35%1,928
1972142,9861.35%1,907
1971141,0791.35%1,879
1970139,20011.31%14,145
1969125,05511.29%12,690
1968112,36511.33%11,433
1967100,93211.31%10,256
196690,67611.31%9,214
196581,46211.29%8,267
196473,19511.33%7,447
196365,74811.31%6,681
196259,06711.31%6,002
196153,06511.29%5,385
196047,68011.33%4,851
195942,82911.31%4,352
195838,47711.31%3,910
195734,56711.29%3,508
195631,05911.36%3,169
195527,89011.35%2,842
195425,04811.34%2,552
195322,49611.33%2,289
195220,20711.36%2,062
195118,14511.35%1,849
195016,2960.00%

Bukavu Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
Kinshasa14,970,4604.38%
Mbuji Mayi2,642,7944.65%
Lubumbashi2,584,1334.27%
Kananga1,524,2344.51%
Kisangani1,312,3534.05%
Bukavu1,133,3715.14%
Tshikapa970,8315.62%
Bunia723,2766.46%
Goma670,2185.68%
Uvira622,8625.62%
Likasi585,6783.14%
Kikwit526,2173.70%
Kolwezi501,3751.36%
Kabinda501,0547.61%
Mbandaka458,8433.58%
Matadi402,3973.27%

Other Cities in DR Congo

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations

Sources