Kinshasa Population 2021

14,970,460
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Kinshasa's 2021 population is now estimated at 14,970,460. In 1950, the population of Kinshasa was 201,905. Kinshasa has grown by 628,021 since 2015, which represents a 4.38% 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 Kinshasa, which typically includes Kinshasa's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Kinshasa Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
203526,681,8243.91%1,002,968
203425,678,8563.96%978,604
203324,700,2524.02%954,162
203223,746,0904.07%928,042
203122,818,0484.12%903,706
203021,914,3424.18%878,496
202921,035,8464.23%853,878
202820,181,9684.28%827,544
202719,354,4244.32%801,604
202618,552,8204.36%774,346
202517,778,4744.38%746,152
202417,032,3224.39%716,788
202316,315,5344.40%687,449
202215,628,0854.39%657,625
202114,970,4604.38%628,021
202014,342,4394.36%599,161
201913,743,2784.34%572,022
201813,171,2564.33%546,912
201712,624,3444.33%524,202
201612,100,1424.33%502,436
201511,597,7064.33%481,573
201411,116,1334.33%461,577
201310,654,5564.33%442,410
201210,212,1464.33%424,040
20119,788,1064.33%406,433
20109,381,6734.33%389,556
20098,992,1174.33%373,381
20088,618,7364.33%357,877
20078,260,8594.33%343,017
20067,917,8424.33%328,773
20057,589,0694.33%315,122
20047,273,9474.33%302,037
20036,971,9104.33%289,106
20026,682,8044.33%277,117
20016,405,6874.32%265,268
20006,140,4194.33%254,969
19995,885,4504.33%244,054
19985,641,3964.96%266,590
19975,374,8065.54%282,106
19965,092,7005.56%268,016
19954,824,6845.55%253,572
19944,571,1125.55%240,244
19934,330,8685.54%227,313
19924,103,5555.56%215,960
19913,887,5955.55%204,321
19903,683,2745.55%193,582
19893,489,6925.54%183,162
19883,306,5305.56%174,015
19873,132,5155.55%164,636
19862,967,8795.55%155,983
19852,811,8965.54%147,587
19842,664,3096.74%168,335
19832,495,9746.73%157,490
19822,338,4846.73%147,552
19812,190,9326.73%138,059
19802,052,8736.74%129,702
19791,923,1716.73%121,348
19781,801,8236.73%113,690
19771,688,1336.73%106,375
19761,581,7586.74%99,938
19751,481,8206.73%93,499
19741,388,3216.73%87,599
19731,300,7226.73%81,963
19721,218,7596.74%77,003
19711,141,7566.73%72,042
19701,069,7146.73%67,496
19691,002,2186.73%63,153
1968939,0658.00%69,581
1967869,48410.12%79,905
1966789,57910.12%72,561
1965717,01810.11%65,807
1964651,21110.13%59,924
1963591,28710.12%54,338
1962536,94910.12%49,345
1961487,60410.11%44,751
1960442,85310.13%40,751
1959402,10210.12%36,953
1958365,1497.69%26,067
1957339,0827.68%24,174
1956314,9087.70%22,510
1955292,3987.69%20,874
1954271,5247.69%19,383
1953252,1417.68%17,976
1952234,1657.70%16,739
1951217,4267.69%15,521
1950201,9050.00%

Kinshasa 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

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