Liberia Population: The timeline of total, male, female populations and growth rates

The population of Liberia is 4,937,374 and the population growth amounts 2.40% (2019). The male and female population are 2,481,116 (50.25%) and 2,456,258 (49.75%) respectively. The average of growth rate over 10 years is 2.70% (positive growth).

The below table shows the Liberia population history (1960-). Growth(%) is the Y/Y ratio of total population and the percent values below the male and female populations mean the ratios of those by the total population.

Year Total Growth(%) Male Female
2019 4,937,374 2.40% 2,481,116
50.25%
2,456,258
49.75%
2018 4,818,977 2.42% 2,420,655
50.23%
2,398,322
49.77%
2017 4,702,228 2.46% 2,361,024
50.21%
2,341,204
49.79%
2016 4,586,788 2.50% 2,302,083
50.19%
2,284,705
49.81%
2015 4,472,230 2.52% 2,243,641
50.17%
2,228,589
49.83%
2014 4,359,505 2.55% 2,186,164
50.15%
2,173,341
49.85%
2013 4,248,334 2.65% 2,129,522
50.13%
2,118,812
49.87%
2012 4,135,659 2.86% 2,072,201
50.11%
2,063,458
49.89%
2011 4,017,443 3.14% 2,012,212
50.09%
2,005,231
49.91%
2010 3,891,356 3.53% 1,948,394
50.07%
1,942,962
49.93%
2009 3,754,133 3.90% 1,879,143
50.06%
1,874,990
49.94%
2008 3,607,860 4.05% 1,805,489
50.04%
1,802,371
49.96%
2007 3,461,911 3.83% 1,732,039
50.03%
1,729,872
49.97%
2006 3,329,211 3.34% 1,665,168
50.02%
1,664,043
49.98%
2005 3,218,116 2.56% 1,608,995
50.00%
1,609,121
50.00%
2004 3,135,651 1.87% 1,566,995
49.97%
1,568,656
50.03%
2003 3,077,058 1.70% 1,536,818
49.94%
1,540,240
50.06%
2002 3,024,729 2.34% 1,509,736
49.91%
1,514,993
50.09%
2001 2,953,927 3.57% 1,473,500
49.88%
1,480,427
50.12%
2000 2,848,456 5.22% 1,420,073
49.85%
1,428,383
50.15%
1999 2,699,712 6.75% 1,345,193
49.83%
1,354,519
50.17%
1998 2,517,481 7.60% 1,253,721
49.80%
1,263,760
50.20%
1997 2,326,202 7.12% 1,157,837
49.77%
1,168,365
50.23%
1996 2,160,478 5.36% 1,074,791
49.75%
1,085,687
50.25%
1995 2,044,661 2.84% 1,016,731
49.73%
1,027,930
50.27%
1994 1,986,493 0.49% 987,512
49.71%
998,981
50.29%
1993 1,976,699 -1.26% 982,506
49.70%
994,193
50.30%
1992 2,001,624 -1.92% 994,880
49.70%
1,006,744
50.30%
1991 2,040,139 -1.75% 1,014,043
49.70%
1,026,096
50.30%
1990 2,075,912 -1.47% 1,031,840
49.71%
1,044,072
50.29%
1989 2,106,431 -1.31% 1,046,990
49.70%
1,059,441
50.30%
1988 2,134,097 -0.90% 1,060,696
49.70%
1,073,401
50.30%
1987 2,153,316 -0.24% 1,070,194
49.70%
1,083,122
50.30%
1986 2,158,429 0.59% 1,072,673
49.70%
1,085,756
50.30%
1985 2,145,754 1.59% 1,066,316
49.69%
1,079,438
50.31%
1984 2,111,671 2.58% 1,049,331
49.69%
1,062,340
50.31%
1983 2,057,227 3.29% 1,022,217
49.69%
1,035,010
50.31%
1982 1,989,483 3.55% 988,507
49.69%
1,000,976
50.31%
1981 1,918,826 3.43% 953,379
49.69%
965,447
50.31%
1980 1,853,001 3.17% 920,694
49.69%
932,307
50.31%
1979 1,794,248 2.97% 891,555
49.69%
902,693
50.31%
1978 1,740,914 2.80% 865,164
49.70%
875,750
50.30%
1977 1,692,140 2.74% 841,076
49.70%
851,064
50.30%
1976 1,645,836 2.76% 818,258
49.72%
827,578
50.28%
1975 1,600,452 2.76% 795,945
49.73%
804,507
50.27%
1974 1,556,290 2.69% 774,281
49.75%
782,009
50.25%
1973 1,514,366 2.63% 753,775
49.77%
760,591
50.23%
1972 1,474,567 2.57% 734,366
49.80%
740,201
50.20%
1971 1,436,738 2.51% 715,986
49.83%
720,752
50.17%
1970 1,400,730 2.44% 698,545
49.87%
702,185
50.13%
1969 1,366,502 2.38% 682,027
49.91%
684,475
50.09%
1968 1,333,978 2.32% 666,406
49.96%
667,572
50.04%
1967 1,303,035 2.27% 651,618
50.01%
651,417
49.99%
1966 1,273,464 2.23% 637,572
50.07%
635,892
49.93%
1965 1,245,102 2.18% 624,201
50.13%
620,901
49.87%
1964 1,217,901 2.14% 611,491
50.21%
606,410
49.79%
1963 1,191,802 2.11% 599,384
50.29%
592,418
49.71%
1962 1,166,648 2.09% 587,816
50.39%
578,832
49.61%
1961 1,142,302 2.07% 576,690
50.48%
565,612
49.52%
1960 1,118,657 N/A% 565,938
50.59%
552,719
49.41%

Growth rates of Liberia population (1961-)

The below chart is the timeline of Liberia population growth rates for 60 years.

Liberia population and growth rate by ages

The Liberia population ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over are 2,012,124, 2,763,023, 162,227 respectively in 2019.

The percentages below population values ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over in each year represent the ratios of them by the total population.

Year Total 0-14 15-64 65-
2019 4,937,374 2,012,124
40.75%
2,763,023
55.96%
162,227
3.29%
2018 4,818,977 1,981,804
41.12%
2,680,391
55.62%
156,782
3.25%
2017 4,702,228 1,950,424
41.48%
2,600,265
55.30%
151,539
3.22%
2016 4,586,788 1,917,424
41.80%
2,522,749
55.00%
146,615
3.20%
2015 4,472,230 1,882,426
42.09%
2,447,751
54.73%
142,053
3.18%
2014 4,359,505 1,848,086
42.39%
2,372,018
54.41%
139,401
3.20%
2013 4,248,334 1,811,717
42.65%
2,299,274
54.12%
137,343
3.23%
2012 4,135,659 1,771,703
42.84%
2,228,461
53.88%
135,495
3.28%
2011 4,017,443 1,726,180
42.97%
2,158,034
53.72%
133,229
3.32%
2010 3,891,356 1,674,617
43.03%
2,086,677
53.62%
130,062
3.34%
2009 3,754,133 1,618,664
43.12%
2,009,085
53.52%
126,384
3.37%
2008 3,607,860 1,555,123
43.10%
1,930,770
53.52%
121,967
3.38%
2007 3,461,911 1,489,902
43.04%
1,854,844
53.58%
117,165
3.38%
2006 3,329,211 1,430,184
42.96%
1,786,360
53.66%
112,667
3.38%
2005 3,218,116 1,379,511
42.87%
1,729,625
53.75%
108,980
3.39%
2004 3,135,651 1,342,841
42.82%
1,685,841
53.76%
106,969
3.41%
2003 3,077,058 1,318,588
42.85%
1,652,913
53.72%
105,557
3.43%
2002 3,024,729 1,296,865
42.88%
1,623,615
53.68%
104,249
3.45%
2001 2,953,927 1,264,967
42.82%
1,586,729
53.72%
102,231
3.46%
2000 2,848,456 1,216,086
42.69%
1,533,491
53.84%
98,879
3.47%
1999 2,699,712 1,160,118
42.97%
1,447,128
53.60%
92,466
3.43%
1998 2,517,481 1,085,323
43.11%
1,346,505
53.49%
85,653
3.40%
1997 2,326,202 1,005,393
43.22%
1,241,817
53.38%
78,992
3.40%
1996 2,160,478 937,298
43.38%
1,149,760
53.22%
73,420
3.40%
1995 2,044,661 890,845
43.57%
1,084,098
53.02%
69,718
3.41%
1994 1,986,493 867,332
43.66%
1,050,985
52.91%
68,176
3.43%
1993 1,976,699 869,822
44.00%
1,039,239
52.57%
67,638
3.42%
1992 2,001,624 888,953
44.41%
1,044,799
52.20%
67,872
3.39%
1991 2,040,139 912,699
44.74%
1,059,137
51.91%
68,303
3.35%
1990 2,075,912 932,356
44.91%
1,075,110
51.79%
68,446
3.30%
1989 2,106,431 951,726
45.18%
1,085,114
51.51%
69,591
3.30%
1988 2,134,097 968,538
45.38%
1,095,310
51.32%
70,249
3.29%
1987 2,153,316 979,564
45.49%
1,103,436
51.24%
70,316
3.27%
1986 2,158,429 981,743
45.48%
1,106,993
51.29%
69,693
3.23%
1985 2,145,754 973,617
45.37%
1,103,823
51.44%
68,314
3.18%
1984 2,111,671 961,081
45.51%
1,083,616
51.32%
66,974
3.17%
1983 2,057,227 935,409
45.47%
1,056,613
51.36%
65,205
3.17%
1982 1,989,483 901,604
45.32%
1,024,796
51.51%
63,083
3.17%
1981 1,918,826 865,911
45.13%
992,111
51.70%
60,804
3.17%
1980 1,853,001 832,253
44.91%
962,199
51.93%
58,549
3.16%
1979 1,794,248 804,753
44.85%
932,712
51.98%
56,783
3.16%
1978 1,740,914 779,772
44.79%
906,041
52.04%
55,101
3.17%
1977 1,692,140 756,495
44.71%
882,151
52.13%
53,494
3.16%
1976 1,645,836 733,375
44.56%
860,520
52.28%
51,941
3.16%
1975 1,600,452 709,356
44.32%
840,699
52.53%
50,397
3.15%
1974 1,556,290 688,912
44.27%
818,176
52.57%
49,202
3.16%
1973 1,514,366 668,932
44.17%
797,384
52.65%
48,050
3.17%
1972 1,474,567 649,302
44.03%
778,346
52.78%
46,919
3.18%
1971 1,436,738 629,915
43.84%
761,044
52.97%
45,779
3.19%
1970 1,400,730 610,539
43.59%
745,584
53.23%
44,607
3.18%
1969 1,366,502 595,050
43.55%
727,758
53.26%
43,694
3.20%
1968 1,333,978 580,143
43.49%
711,087
53.31%
42,748
3.20%
1967 1,303,035 565,273
43.38%
695,987
53.41%
41,775
3.21%
1966 1,273,464 549,557
43.15%
683,121
53.64%
40,786
3.20%
1965 1,245,102 532,449
42.76%
672,870
54.04%
39,783
3.20%
1964 1,217,901 518,649
42.59%
660,282
54.21%
38,970
3.20%
1963 1,191,802 503,777
42.27%
649,871
54.53%
38,154
3.20%
1962 1,166,648 488,364
41.86%
640,975
54.94%
37,309
3.20%
1961 1,142,302 473,588
41.46%
632,314
55.35%
36,400
3.19%
1960 1,118,657 460,005
41.12%
623,235
55.71%
35,417
3.17%

The below chart and table represents Liberia population growth rates (Y/Y, %) by ages 0-14 (children), ages 15-64, ages 65 and above (elderly people).

Year Total 0-14 15-64 65-
2019 2.46% 1.53% 3.08% 3.47%
2018 2.48% 1.61% 3.08% 3.46%
2017 2.52% 1.72% 3.07% 3.36%
2016 2.56% 1.86% 3.06% 3.21%
2015 2.59% 1.86% 3.19% 1.90%
2014 2.62% 2.01% 3.16% 1.50%
2013 2.72% 2.26% 3.18% 1.36%
2012 2.94% 2.64% 3.26% 1.70%
2011 3.24% 3.08% 3.42% 2.43%
2010 3.66% 3.46% 3.86% 2.91%
2009 4.05% 4.09% 4.06% 3.62%
2008 4.22% 4.38% 4.09% 4.10%
2007 3.99% 4.18% 3.83% 3.99%
2006 3.45% 3.67% 3.28% 3.38%
2005 2.63% 2.73% 2.60% 1.88%
2004 1.90% 1.84% 1.99% 1.34%
2003 1.73% 1.68% 1.80% 1.25%
2002 2.40% 2.52% 2.32% 1.97%
2001 3.70% 4.02% 3.47% 3.39%
2000 5.51% 4.82% 5.97% 6.94%
1999 7.24% 6.89% 7.47% 7.95%
1998 8.22% 7.95% 8.43% 8.43%
1997 7.67% 7.27% 8.01% 7.59%
1996 5.66% 5.21% 6.06% 5.31%
1995 2.93% 2.71% 3.15% 2.26%
1994 0.50% -0.29% 1.13% 0.80%
1993 -1.25% -2.15% -0.53% -0.34%
1992 -1.89% -2.60% -1.35% -0.63%
1991 -1.72% -2.11% -1.49% -0.21%
1990 -1.45% -2.04% -0.92% -1.65%
1989 -1.30% -1.74% -0.93% -0.94%
1988 -0.89% -1.13% -0.74% -0.10%
1987 -0.24% -0.22% -0.32% 0.89%
1986 0.59% 0.83% 0.29% 2.02%
1985 1.61% 1.30% 1.86% 2.00%
1984 2.65% 2.74% 2.56% 2.71%
1983 3.41% 3.75% 3.10% 3.36%
1982 3.68% 4.12% 3.29% 3.75%
1981 3.55% 4.04% 3.11% 3.85%
1980 3.27% 3.42% 3.16% 3.11%
1979 3.06% 3.20% 2.94% 3.05%
1978 2.88% 3.08% 2.71% 3.00%
1977 2.81% 3.15% 2.51% 2.99%
1976 2.84% 3.39% 2.36% 3.06%
1975 2.84% 2.97% 2.75% 2.43%
1974 2.77% 2.99% 2.61% 2.40%
1973 2.70% 3.02% 2.45% 2.41%
1972 2.63% 3.08% 2.27% 2.49%
1971 2.57% 3.17% 2.07% 2.63%
1970 2.50% 2.60% 2.45% 2.09%
1969 2.44% 2.57% 2.34% 2.21%
1968 2.37% 2.63% 2.17% 2.33%
1967 2.32% 2.86% 1.88% 2.42%
1966 2.28% 3.21% 1.52% 2.52%
1965 2.23% 2.66% 1.91% 2.09%
1964 2.19% 2.95% 1.60% 2.14%
1963 2.16% 3.16% 1.39% 2.26%
1962 2.13% 3.12% 1.37% 2.50%
1961 2.11% 2.95% 1.46% 2.78%

Global rank of Liberia population

The global rank of Liberia population is 112 and the ranks of populations ages 0-14, ages 15-64, ages 65 above are this:

Ages Rank
Total 112
0-14 88
15-64 113
65 over 127

Data Source

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  • [65] The World Bank Group. Population ages 65 and above, total. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.POP.65UP.TO
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