Kigali Population 2021

1,169,889
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Kigali's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,169,889. In 1950, the population of Kigali was 19,830. Kigali has grown by 37,788 since 2015, which represents a 3.34% 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 Kigali, which typically includes Kigali's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Kigali Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20351,876,1183.77%68,193
20341,807,9253.72%64,774
20331,743,1513.66%61,477
20321,681,6743.59%58,209
20311,623,4653.52%55,218
20301,568,2473.45%52,367
20291,515,8803.39%49,749
20281,466,1313.34%47,355
20271,418,7763.30%45,338
20261,373,4383.28%43,609
20251,329,8293.25%41,877
20241,287,9523.24%40,401
20231,247,5513.25%39,255
20221,208,2963.28%38,407
20211,169,8893.34%37,788
20201,132,1013.41%37,305
20191,094,7963.49%36,960
20181,057,8363.60%36,755
20171,021,0813.60%35,477
2016985,6043.60%34,245
2015951,3593.60%33,055
2014918,3043.60%31,907
2013886,3973.60%30,798
2012855,5993.61%29,809
2011825,7903.60%28,731
2010797,0593.60%27,732
2009769,3273.60%26,730
2008742,5973.61%25,872
2007716,7253.60%24,936
2006691,7893.60%24,069
2005667,7203.60%23,200
2004644,5203.61%22,455
2003622,0654.31%25,717
2002596,3489.49%51,670
2001544,6789.47%47,132
2000497,5469.50%43,166
1999454,3809.49%39,370
1998415,0109.49%35,958
1997379,0529.12%31,692
1996347,3608.57%27,414
1995319,9468.56%25,217
1994294,7298.56%23,229
1993271,5008.54%21,370
1992250,1308.19%18,929
1991231,2015.50%12,059
1990219,1425.50%11,430
1989207,7125.50%10,820
1988196,8925.51%10,283
1987186,6095.50%9,734
1986176,8755.50%9,225
1985167,6505.50%8,733
1984158,9175.51%8,300
1983150,6175.50%7,856
1982142,7615.50%7,446
1981135,3155.50%7,050
1980128,2655.51%6,698
1979121,5675.88%6,754
1978114,8138.62%9,113
1977105,7008.61%8,379
197697,3218.63%7,735
197589,5868.62%7,111
197482,4758.62%6,546
197375,9298.61%6,019
197269,9108.64%5,558
197164,3528.36%4,966
197059,3865.64%3,169
196956,2175.63%2,997
196853,2205.64%2,843
196750,3775.64%2,689
196647,6885.64%2,545
196545,1435.63%2,406
196442,7375.65%2,284
196340,4535.64%2,158
196238,2955.64%2,044
196136,2515.63%1,932
196034,3195.65%1,834
195932,4855.64%1,734
195830,7515.64%1,641
195729,1105.63%1,551
195627,5595.65%1,473
195526,0865.64%1,392
195424,6945.64%1,318
195323,3765.63%1,246
195222,1305.64%1,182
195120,9485.64%1,118
195019,8300.00%

Kigali Population Data (Urban Area)

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

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