Lubumbashi Population 2021

2,584,133
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Lubumbashi's 2021 population is now estimated at 2,584,133. In 1950, the population of Lubumbashi was 96,112. Lubumbashi has grown by 105,871 since 2015, which represents a 4.27% 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 Lubumbashi, which typically includes Lubumbashi's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Lubumbashi Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20354,591,5703.91%172,595
20344,418,9753.96%168,401
20334,250,5744.02%164,188
20324,086,3864.07%159,680
20313,926,7064.12%155,465
20303,771,2414.17%151,077
20293,620,1644.23%146,757
20283,473,4074.27%142,096
20273,331,3114.30%137,451
20263,193,8604.33%132,520
20253,061,3404.34%127,378
20242,933,9624.34%122,003
20232,811,9594.33%116,628
20222,695,3314.30%111,198
20212,584,1334.27%105,871
20202,478,2624.24%100,767
20192,377,4954.21%96,074
20182,281,4214.19%91,850
20172,189,5714.19%88,152
20162,101,4194.19%84,603
20152,016,8164.19%81,198
20141,935,6184.19%77,928
20131,857,6904.19%74,791
20121,782,8994.19%71,779
20111,711,1204.19%68,890
20101,642,2304.19%66,116
20091,576,1144.19%63,455
20081,512,6594.19%60,900
20071,451,7594.19%58,448
20061,393,3114.19%56,095
20051,337,2164.19%53,836
20041,283,3804.19%51,669
20031,231,7114.19%49,522
20021,182,1894.19%47,531
20011,134,6584.18%45,558
20001,089,1004.19%43,848
19991,045,2524.19%42,024
19981,003,2284.19%40,336
1997962,8924.18%38,662
1996924,2304.19%37,209
1995887,0214.19%35,664
1994851,3574.19%34,229
1993817,1284.18%32,809
1992784,3194.19%31,577
1991752,7424.19%30,264
1990722,4784.19%29,048
1989693,4304.18%27,842
1988665,5884.19%26,797
1987638,7914.19%25,683
1986613,1084.19%24,651
1985588,4574.18%23,627
1984564,8304.03%21,892
1983542,9384.03%21,014
1982521,9244.03%20,202
1981501,7224.02%19,393
1980482,3294.03%18,694
1979463,6354.03%17,946
1978445,6894.03%17,250
1977428,4394.02%16,561
1976411,8784.03%15,963
1975395,9154.03%15,325
1974380,5904.03%14,731
1973365,8594.02%14,141
1972351,7184.03%13,632
1971338,0864.03%13,086
1970325,0005.30%16,362
1969308,6385.29%15,517
1968293,1215.31%14,777
1967278,3445.30%14,013
1966264,3315.30%13,307
1965251,0245.29%12,621
1964238,4035.31%12,018
1963226,3855.30%11,397
1962214,9885.30%10,823
1961204,1655.29%10,265
1960193,9005.49%10,086
1959183,8145.48%9,549
1958174,2655.48%9,053
1957165,2125.47%8,571
1956156,6417.86%11,421
1955145,2207.85%10,574
1954134,6467.85%9,805
1953124,8417.84%9,078
1952115,7637.86%8,440
1951107,32311.66%11,211
195096,1120.00%

Lubumbashi 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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