Kolwezi Population 2021

501,375
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Kolwezi's 2021 population is now estimated at 501,375. In 1950, the population of Kolwezi was 31,177. Kolwezi has grown by 6,721 since 2015, which represents a 1.36% 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 Kolwezi, which typically includes Kolwezi's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Kolwezi Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
2035818,2263.91%30,751
2034787,4753.96%29,991
2033757,4844.01%29,211
2032728,2734.05%28,341
2031699,9324.08%27,455
2030672,4774.09%26,428
2029646,0494.07%25,245
2028620,8043.98%23,775
2027597,0293.83%22,031
2026574,9983.59%19,939
2025555,0593.26%17,523
2024537,5362.84%14,843
2023522,6932.36%12,045
2022510,6481.85%9,273
2021501,3751.36%6,721
2020494,6540.93%4,582
2019490,0720.63%3,051
2018487,0210.46%2,250
2017484,7710.46%2,240
2016482,5310.46%2,230
2015480,3010.46%2,219
2014478,0820.46%2,209
2013475,8730.46%2,199
2012473,6740.46%2,188
2011471,4860.46%2,179
2010469,3070.46%2,168
2009467,1390.46%2,159
2008464,9800.46%2,148
2007462,8320.46%2,139
2006460,6930.46%2,128
2005458,5650.46%2,119
2004456,4460.46%2,109
2003454,3370.46%2,096
2002452,2410.46%2,087
2001450,1540.46%2,074
2000448,0800.46%2,070
1999446,0100.46%2,058
1998443,9520.46%2,048
1997441,9040.46%2,036
1996439,8680.46%2,033
1995437,8350.46%2,020
1994435,8150.46%2,011
1993433,8040.46%1,999
1992431,8050.46%1,995
1991429,8100.46%1,983
1990427,8270.46%1,974
1989425,8530.46%1,962
1988423,8910.46%1,958
1987421,9330.46%1,947
1986419,9860.46%1,938
1985418,0480.46%1,926
1984416,12212.36%45,767
1983370,35512.34%40,681
1982329,67412.34%36,212
1981293,46212.32%32,193
1980261,26912.36%28,735
1979232,53412.34%25,542
1978206,99212.34%22,736
1977184,25612.32%20,213
1976164,04312.36%18,042
1975146,00112.34%16,037
1974129,96412.34%14,276
1973115,68812.32%12,691
1972102,99712.36%11,328
197191,66912.34%10,069
197081,6005.52%4,267
196977,3335.51%4,038
196873,2955.52%3,837
196769,4585.52%3,632
196665,8265.52%3,442
196562,3845.51%3,257
196459,1275.53%3,096
196356,0315.52%2,929
196253,1025.52%2,777
196150,3255.51%2,628
196047,6975.52%2,497
195945,2004.21%1,827
195843,3734.21%1,754
195741,6194.21%1,680
195639,9394.22%1,617
195538,3224.22%1,550
195436,7724.21%1,486
195335,2864.21%1,425
195233,8614.22%1,371
195132,4904.21%1,313
195031,1770.00%

Kolwezi 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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