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

The population of Somalia is 15,442,905 and the population growth amounts 2.82% (2019). The male and female population are 7,700,196 (49.86%) and 7,742,709 (50.14%) respectively. The average of growth rate over 10 years is 2.73% (positive growth).

The below table shows the Somalia 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 15,442,905 2.82% 7,700,196
49.86%
7,742,709
50.14%
2018 15,008,154 2.79% 7,484,064
49.87%
7,524,090
50.13%
2017 14,589,119 2.77% 7,275,835
49.87%
7,313,284
50.13%
2016 14,185,613 2.74% 7,075,482
49.88%
7,110,131
50.12%
2015 13,797,201 2.71% 6,882,855
49.89%
6,914,346
50.11%
2014 13,423,576 2.68% 6,697,814
49.90%
6,725,762
50.10%
2013 13,063,706 2.67% 6,519,801
49.91%
6,543,905
50.09%
2012 12,715,510 2.67% 6,347,735
49.92%
6,367,775
50.08%
2011 12,376,302 2.69% 6,180,204
49.94%
6,196,098
50.06%
2010 12,043,883 2.71% 6,016,042
49.95%
6,027,841
50.05%
2009 11,717,692 2.74% 5,854,968
49.97%
5,862,724
50.03%
2008 11,397,188 2.78% 5,696,698
49.98%
5,700,490
50.02%
2007 11,080,121 2.85% 5,540,039
50.00%
5,540,082
50.00%
2006 10,763,905 2.95% 5,383,598
50.02%
5,380,307
49.98%
2005 10,446,863 3.03% 5,226,475
50.03%
5,220,388
49.97%
2004 10,130,243 3.11% 5,069,263
50.04%
5,060,980
49.96%
2003 9,815,412 3.20% 4,912,670
50.05%
4,902,742
49.95%
2002 9,501,342 3.31% 4,756,280
50.06%
4,745,062
49.94%
2001 9,186,725 3.42% 4,599,554
50.07%
4,587,171
49.93%
2000 8,872,254 3.59% 4,442,939
50.08%
4,429,315
49.92%
1999 8,553,601 3.72% 4,284,321
50.09%
4,269,280
49.91%
1998 8,235,064 3.63% 4,125,852
50.10%
4,109,212
49.90%
1997 7,936,127 3.19% 3,977,248
50.12%
3,958,879
49.88%
1996 7,682,686 2.49% 3,851,428
50.13%
3,831,258
49.87%
1995 7,491,637 1.59% 3,756,824
50.15%
3,734,813
49.85%
1994 7,372,598 0.77% 3,698,243
50.16%
3,674,355
49.84%
1993 7,315,865 0.28% 3,670,888
50.18%
3,644,977
49.82%
1992 7,295,384 0.29% 3,661,866
50.19%
3,633,518
49.81%
1991 7,274,030 0.67% 3,652,782
50.22%
3,621,248
49.78%
1990 7,225,092 1.27% 3,630,398
50.25%
3,594,694
49.75%
1989 7,133,258 1.79% 3,586,808
50.28%
3,546,450
49.72%
1988 7,005,234 2.04% 3,525,270
50.32%
3,479,964
49.68%
1987 6,862,273 1.83% 3,456,822
50.37%
3,405,451
49.63%
1986 6,736,748 1.31% 3,398,212
50.44%
3,338,536
49.56%
1985 6,648,627 0.51% 3,359,632
50.53%
3,288,995
49.47%
1984 6,614,715 -0.06% 3,350,170
50.65%
3,264,545
49.35%
1983 6,618,588 0.16% 3,361,042
50.78%
3,257,546
49.22%
1982 6,608,044 1.47% 3,363,634
50.90%
3,244,410
49.10%
1981 6,511,113 3.53% 3,318,579
50.97%
3,192,534
49.03%
1980 6,281,134 6.18% 3,200,349
50.95%
3,080,785
49.05%
1979 5,892,755 8.79% 2,995,019
50.83%
2,897,736
49.17%
1978 5,375,017 10.66% 2,718,435
50.58%
2,656,582
49.42%
1977 4,802,141 10.89% 2,411,231
50.21%
2,390,910
49.79%
1976 4,278,973 9.32% 2,130,820
49.80%
2,148,153
50.20%
1975 3,880,292 6.37% 1,918,159
49.43%
1,962,133
50.57%
1974 3,632,990 3.31% 1,787,962
49.21%
1,845,028
50.79%
1973 3,512,623 0.93% 1,726,880
49.16%
1,785,743
50.84%
1972 3,479,790 0.21% 1,713,412
49.24%
1,766,378
50.76%
1971 3,472,367 0.80% 1,713,688
49.35%
1,758,679
50.65%
1970 3,444,568 1.68% 1,702,731
49.43%
1,741,837
50.57%
1969 3,386,738 2.18% 1,675,289
49.47%
1,711,449
50.53%
1968 3,312,742 2.56% 1,638,947
49.47%
1,673,795
50.53%
1967 3,227,841 2.61% 1,596,568
49.46%
1,631,273
50.54%
1966 3,143,648 2.39% 1,554,465
49.45%
1,589,183
50.55%
1965 3,068,459 2.19% 1,517,156
49.44%
1,551,303
50.56%
1964 3,001,158 2.16% 1,484,034
49.45%
1,517,124
50.55%
1963 2,936,477 2.12% 1,452,237
49.46%
1,484,240
50.54%
1962 2,874,218 2.09% 1,421,657
49.46%
1,452,561
50.54%
1961 2,814,118 2.07% 1,392,168
49.47%
1,421,950
50.53%
1960 2,755,972 N/A% 1,363,654
49.48%
1,392,318
50.52%

Growth rates of Somalia population (1961-)

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

Somalia population and growth rate by ages

The Somalia population ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over are 7,162,343, 7,834,385, 446,177 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 15,442,905 7,162,343
46.38%
7,834,385
50.73%
446,177
2.89%
2018 15,008,154 6,990,285
46.58%
7,586,638
50.55%
431,231
2.87%
2017 14,589,119 6,820,848
46.75%
7,351,944
50.39%
416,327
2.85%
2016 14,185,613 6,659,202
46.94%
7,125,113
50.23%
401,297
2.83%
2015 13,797,201 6,507,983
47.17%
6,903,195
50.03%
386,023
2.80%
2014 13,423,576 6,365,304
47.42%
6,684,864
49.80%
373,408
2.78%
2013 13,063,706 6,230,557
47.69%
6,472,416
49.55%
360,732
2.76%
2012 12,715,510 6,097,793
47.96%
6,269,593
49.31%
348,123
2.74%
2011 12,376,302 5,957,042
48.13%
6,083,414
49.15%
335,845
2.71%
2010 12,043,883 5,802,083
48.17%
5,917,746
49.13%
324,054
2.69%
2009 11,717,692 5,659,322
48.30%
5,744,291
49.02%
314,079
2.68%
2008 11,397,188 5,504,995
48.30%
5,587,407
49.02%
304,786
2.67%
2007 11,080,121 5,340,884
48.20%
5,443,441
49.13%
295,796
2.67%
2006 10,763,905 5,172,291
48.05%
5,305,190
49.29%
286,424
2.66%
2005 10,446,863 5,002,781
47.89%
5,167,859
49.47%
276,223
2.64%
2004 10,130,243 4,850,382
47.88%
5,012,008
49.48%
267,853
2.64%
2003 9,815,412 4,696,495
47.85%
4,859,841
49.51%
259,076
2.64%
2002 9,501,342 4,538,146
47.76%
4,713,121
49.60%
250,075
2.63%
2001 9,186,725 4,369,435
47.56%
4,575,928
49.81%
241,362
2.63%
2000 8,872,254 4,187,655
47.20%
4,451,309
50.17%
233,290
2.63%
1999 8,553,601 4,015,093
46.94%
4,311,717
50.41%
226,791
2.65%
1998 8,235,064 3,836,387
46.59%
4,177,835
50.73%
220,842
2.68%
1997 7,936,127 3,664,897
46.18%
4,055,706
51.10%
215,524
2.72%
1996 7,682,686 3,516,694
45.77%
3,955,084
51.48%
210,908
2.75%
1995 7,491,637 3,398,711
45.37%
3,885,754
51.87%
207,172
2.77%
1994 7,372,598 3,320,782
45.04%
3,842,199
52.11%
209,617
2.84%
1993 7,315,865 3,280,764
44.84%
3,823,406
52.26%
211,695
2.89%
1992 7,295,384 3,260,012
44.69%
3,822,168
52.39%
213,204
2.92%
1991 7,274,030 3,235,565
44.48%
3,824,854
52.58%
213,611
2.94%
1990 7,225,092 3,193,303
44.20%
3,819,415
52.86%
212,374
2.94%
1989 7,133,258 3,147,740
44.13%
3,771,787
52.88%
213,731
3.00%
1988 7,005,234 3,082,736
44.01%
3,709,374
52.95%
213,124
3.04%
1987 6,862,273 3,011,013
43.88%
3,640,276
53.05%
210,984
3.07%
1986 6,736,748 2,948,343
43.77%
3,580,224
53.14%
208,181
3.09%
1985 6,648,627 2,901,767
43.64%
3,541,436
53.27%
205,424
3.09%
1984 6,614,715 2,894,924
43.76%
3,511,884
53.09%
207,907
3.14%
1983 6,618,588 2,904,714
43.89%
3,503,545
52.93%
210,329
3.18%
1982 6,608,044 2,902,695
43.93%
3,493,995
52.87%
211,354
3.20%
1981 6,511,113 2,855,684
43.86%
3,446,705
52.94%
208,724
3.21%
1980 6,281,134 2,748,752
43.76%
3,331,740
53.04%
200,642
3.19%
1979 5,892,755 2,594,176
44.02%
3,112,968
52.83%
185,611
3.15%
1978 5,375,017 2,364,901
44.00%
2,841,431
52.86%
168,685
3.14%
1977 4,802,141 2,105,918
43.85%
2,544,840
52.99%
151,383
3.15%
1976 4,278,973 1,870,339
43.71%
2,272,237
53.10%
136,397
3.19%
1975 3,880,292 1,688,469
43.51%
2,065,758
53.24%
126,065
3.25%
1974 3,632,990 1,571,169
43.25%
1,943,190
53.49%
118,631
3.27%
1973 3,512,623 1,520,634
43.29%
1,877,603
53.45%
114,386
3.26%
1972 3,479,790 1,510,892
43.42%
1,856,369
53.35%
112,529
3.23%
1971 3,472,367 1,508,541
43.44%
1,852,483
53.35%
111,343
3.21%
1970 3,444,568 1,491,416
43.30%
1,843,731
53.53%
109,421
3.18%
1969 3,386,738 1,469,774
43.40%
1,809,540
53.43%
107,424
3.17%
1968 3,312,742 1,437,818
43.40%
1,770,131
53.43%
104,793
3.16%
1967 3,227,841 1,398,852
43.34%
1,727,373
53.51%
101,616
3.15%
1966 3,143,648 1,358,546
43.22%
1,686,889
53.66%
98,213
3.12%
1965 3,068,459 1,320,098
43.02%
1,653,530
53.89%
94,831
3.09%
1964 3,001,158 1,292,303
43.06%
1,616,351
53.86%
92,504
3.08%
1963 2,936,477 1,264,483
43.06%
1,581,969
53.87%
90,025
3.07%
1962 2,874,218 1,236,047
43.00%
1,550,787
53.96%
87,384
3.04%
1961 2,814,118 1,206,080
42.86%
1,523,452
54.14%
84,586
3.01%
1960 2,755,972 1,173,894
42.59%
1,500,457
54.44%
81,621
2.96%

The below chart and table represents Somalia 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 2.90% 2.46% 3.27% 3.47%
2018 2.87% 2.48% 3.19% 3.58%
2017 2.84% 2.43% 3.18% 3.75%
2016 2.82% 2.32% 3.21% 3.96%
2015 2.78% 2.24% 3.27% 3.38%
2014 2.75% 2.16% 3.28% 3.51%
2013 2.74% 2.18% 3.24% 3.62%
2012 2.74% 2.36% 3.06% 3.66%
2011 2.76% 2.67% 2.80% 3.64%
2010 2.78% 2.52% 3.02% 3.18%
2009 2.81% 2.80% 2.81% 3.05%
2008 2.86% 3.07% 2.64% 3.04%
2007 2.94% 3.26% 2.61% 3.27%
2006 3.03% 3.39% 2.66% 3.69%
2005 3.13% 3.14% 3.11% 3.12%
2004 3.21% 3.28% 3.13% 3.39%
2003 3.31% 3.49% 3.11% 3.60%
2002 3.42% 3.86% 3.00% 3.61%
2001 3.54% 4.34% 2.80% 3.46%
2000 3.73% 4.30% 3.24% 2.87%
1999 3.87% 4.66% 3.20% 2.69%
1998 3.77% 4.68% 3.01% 2.47%
1997 3.30% 4.21% 2.54% 2.19%
1996 2.55% 3.47% 1.78% 1.80%
1995 1.61% 2.35% 1.13% -1.17%
1994 0.78% 1.22% 0.49% -0.98%
1993 0.28% 0.64% 0.03% -0.71%
1992 0.29% 0.76% -0.07% -0.19%
1991 0.68% 1.32% 0.14% 0.58%
1990 1.29% 1.45% 1.26% -0.63%
1989 1.83% 2.11% 1.68% 0.28%
1988 2.08% 2.38% 1.90% 1.01%
1987 1.86% 2.13% 1.68% 1.35%
1986 1.33% 1.61% 1.10% 1.34%
1985 0.51% 0.24% 0.84% -1.19%
1984 -0.06% -0.34% 0.24% -1.15%
1983 0.16% 0.07% 0.27% -0.48%
1982 1.49% 1.65% 1.37% 1.26%
1981 3.66% 3.89% 3.45% 4.03%
1980 6.59% 5.96% 7.03% 8.10%
1979 9.63% 9.69% 9.56% 10.03%
1978 11.93% 12.30% 11.65% 11.43%
1977 12.23% 12.60% 12.00% 10.99%
1976 10.27% 10.77% 10.00% 8.20%
1975 6.81% 7.47% 6.31% 6.27%
1974 3.43% 3.32% 3.49% 3.71%
1973 0.94% 0.64% 1.14% 1.65%
1972 0.21% 0.16% 0.21% 1.07%
1971 0.81% 1.15% 0.47% 1.76%
1970 1.71% 1.47% 1.89% 1.86%
1969 2.23% 2.22% 2.23% 2.51%
1968 2.63% 2.79% 2.48% 3.13%
1967 2.68% 2.97% 2.40% 3.46%
1966 2.45% 2.91% 2.02% 3.57%
1965 2.24% 2.15% 2.30% 2.52%
1964 2.20% 2.20% 2.17% 2.75%
1963 2.17% 2.30% 2.01% 3.02%
1962 2.14% 2.48% 1.79% 3.31%
1961 2.11% 2.74% 1.53% 3.63%

Global rank of Somalia population

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

Ages Rank
Total 65
0-14 50
15-64 68
65 over 98

Data Source

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