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

The population of Tanzania is 58,005,463 and the population growth amounts 2.91% (2019). The male and female population are 28,980,622 (49.96%) and 29,024,841 (50.04%) respectively. The average of growth rate over 10 years is 2.93% (positive growth).

The below table shows the Tanzania 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 58,005,463 2.91% 28,980,622
49.96%
29,024,841
50.04%
2018 56,318,348 2.94% 28,130,445
49.95%
28,187,903
50.05%
2017 54,663,906 2.95% 27,296,698
49.94%
27,367,208
50.06%
2016 53,050,790 2.96% 26,484,484
49.92%
26,566,306
50.08%
2015 51,482,633 2.96% 25,696,136
49.91%
25,786,497
50.09%
2014 49,959,822 2.96% 24,932,240
49.90%
25,027,582
50.10%
2013 48,482,266 2.95% 24,192,462
49.90%
24,289,804
50.10%
2012 47,052,481 2.93% 23,477,076
49.90%
23,575,405
50.10%
2011 45,673,338 2.91% 22,786,108
49.89%
22,887,230
50.11%
2010 44,346,525 2.87% 22,119,461
49.88%
22,227,064
50.12%
2009 43,073,834 2.83% 21,477,632
49.86%
21,596,202
50.14%
2008 41,853,944 2.80% 20,860,448
49.84%
20,993,496
50.16%
2007 40,681,414 2.78% 20,266,222
49.82%
20,415,192
50.18%
2006 39,548,663 2.78% 19,692,656
49.79%
19,856,007
50.21%
2005 38,450,320 2.78% 19,138,136
49.77%
19,312,184
50.23%
2004 37,379,767 2.79% 18,599,658
49.76%
18,780,109
50.24%
2003 36,337,782 2.76% 18,077,288
49.75%
18,260,494
50.25%
2002 35,334,788 2.69% 17,575,958
49.74%
17,758,830
50.26%
2001 34,385,856 2.58% 17,102,689
49.74%
17,283,167
50.26%
2000 33,499,180 2.44% 16,661,172
49.74%
16,838,008
50.26%
1999 32,682,239 2.32% 16,255,118
49.74%
16,427,121
50.26%
1998 31,924,196 2.29% 15,879,147
49.74%
16,045,049
50.26%
1997 31,192,857 2.40% 15,516,895
49.75%
15,675,962
50.25%
1996 30,444,526 2.61% 15,146,230
49.75%
15,298,296
50.25%
1995 29,649,135 2.89% 14,751,856
49.75%
14,897,279
50.25%
1994 28,792,639 3.14% 14,326,618
49.76%
14,466,021
50.24%
1993 27,887,203 3.32% 13,876,558
49.76%
14,010,645
50.24%
1992 26,961,197 3.36% 13,415,889
49.76%
13,545,308
50.24%
1991 26,056,594 3.27% 12,965,687
49.76%
13,090,907
50.24%
1990 25,203,845 3.14% 12,541,231
49.76%
12,662,614
50.24%
1989 24,411,738 3.04% 12,146,918
49.76%
12,264,820
50.24%
1988 23,670,808 2.96% 11,777,945
49.76%
11,892,863
50.24%
1987 22,971,200 2.94% 11,429,266
49.75%
11,541,934
50.25%
1986 22,296,286 2.97% 11,092,427
49.75%
11,203,859
50.25%
1985 21,633,796 3.01% 10,761,207
49.74%
10,872,589
50.26%
1984 20,981,776 3.04% 10,434,582
49.73%
10,547,194
50.27%
1983 20,344,547 3.05% 10,114,798
49.72%
10,229,749
50.28%
1982 19,723,322 3.06% 9,802,602
49.70%
9,920,720
50.30%
1981 19,120,680 3.05% 9,499,525
49.68%
9,621,155
50.32%
1980 18,538,259 3.03% 9,206,559
49.66%
9,331,700
50.34%
1979 17,976,222 3.02% 8,923,849
49.64%
9,052,373
50.36%
1978 17,432,757 3.03% 8,650,475
49.62%
8,782,282
50.38%
1977 16,905,214 3.05% 8,385,130
49.60%
8,520,084
50.40%
1976 16,390,159 3.08% 8,126,088
49.58%
8,264,071
50.42%
1975 15,885,229 3.12% 7,872,172
49.56%
8,013,057
50.44%
1974 15,388,936 3.16% 7,622,668
49.53%
7,766,268
50.47%
1973 14,902,263 3.18% 7,378,083
49.51%
7,524,180
50.49%
1972 14,428,340 3.16% 7,139,952
49.49%
7,288,388
50.51%
1971 13,971,695 3.12% 6,910,477
49.46%
7,061,218
50.54%
1970 13,535,481 3.07% 6,691,195
49.43%
6,844,286
50.57%
1969 13,120,580 3.01% 6,482,529
49.41%
6,638,051
50.59%
1968 12,725,522 2.97% 6,283,750
49.38%
6,441,772
50.62%
1967 12,348,189 2.94% 6,093,894
49.35%
6,254,295
50.65%
1966 11,985,440 2.93% 5,911,497
49.32%
6,073,943
50.68%
1965 11,634,832 2.91% 5,735,393
49.30%
5,899,439
50.70%
1964 11,295,681 2.90% 5,565,288
49.27%
5,730,393
50.73%
1963 10,968,195 2.88% 5,401,235
49.24%
5,566,960
50.76%
1962 10,651,962 2.87% 5,242,912
49.22%
5,409,050
50.78%
1961 10,346,697 2.85% 5,090,024
49.19%
5,256,673
50.81%
1960 10,052,152 N/A% 4,942,339
49.17%
5,109,813
50.83%

Growth rates of Tanzania population (1961-)

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

Tanzania population and growth rate by ages

The Tanzania population ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over are 25,431,803, 31,053,603, 1,520,057 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 58,005,463 25,431,803
43.84%
31,053,603
53.54%
1,520,057
2.62%
2018 56,318,348 24,835,399
44.10%
30,017,940
53.30%
1,465,009
2.60%
2017 54,663,906 24,225,102
44.32%
29,026,474
53.10%
1,412,330
2.58%
2016 53,050,790 23,611,616
44.51%
28,079,106
52.93%
1,360,068
2.56%
2015 51,482,633 23,003,555
44.68%
27,172,511
52.78%
1,306,567
2.54%
2014 49,959,822 22,374,565
44.79%
26,318,530
52.68%
1,266,727
2.54%
2013 48,482,266 21,743,302
44.85%
25,513,655
52.62%
1,225,309
2.53%
2012 47,052,481 21,115,989
44.88%
24,753,607
52.61%
1,182,885
2.51%
2011 45,673,338 20,500,790
44.89%
24,031,656
52.62%
1,140,892
2.50%
2010 44,346,525 19,900,781
44.88%
23,345,449
52.64%
1,100,295
2.48%
2009 43,073,834 19,323,109
44.86%
22,675,305
52.64%
1,075,420
2.50%
2008 41,853,944 18,776,495
44.86%
22,026,441
52.63%
1,051,008
2.51%
2007 40,681,414 18,252,999
44.87%
21,401,860
52.61%
1,026,555
2.52%
2006 39,548,663 17,734,654
44.84%
20,812,602
52.63%
1,001,407
2.53%
2005 38,450,320 17,208,676
44.76%
20,266,569
52.71%
975,075
2.54%
2004 37,379,767 16,734,585
44.77%
19,688,764
52.67%
956,418
2.56%
2003 36,337,782 16,262,525
44.75%
19,138,763
52.67%
936,494
2.58%
2002 35,334,788 15,803,686
44.73%
18,615,940
52.68%
915,162
2.59%
2001 34,385,856 15,378,285
44.72%
18,115,427
52.68%
892,144
2.59%
2000 33,499,180 14,996,898
44.77%
17,635,023
52.64%
867,259
2.59%
1999 32,682,239 14,669,719
44.89%
17,160,572
52.51%
851,948
2.61%
1998 31,924,196 14,375,926
45.03%
16,712,795
52.35%
835,475
2.62%
1997 31,192,857 14,090,550
45.17%
16,284,866
52.21%
817,441
2.62%
1996 30,444,526 13,781,255
45.27%
15,866,024
52.11%
797,247
2.62%
1995 29,649,135 13,428,928
45.29%
15,445,906
52.10%
774,301
2.61%
1994 28,792,639 13,094,395
45.48%
14,944,734
51.90%
753,510
2.62%
1993 27,887,203 12,718,164
45.61%
14,437,626
51.77%
731,413
2.62%
1992 26,961,197 12,317,836
45.69%
13,935,054
51.69%
708,307
2.63%
1991 26,056,594 11,914,821
45.73%
13,456,840
51.64%
684,933
2.63%
1990 25,203,845 11,521,555
45.71%
13,020,353
51.66%
661,937
2.63%
1989 24,411,738 11,190,469
45.84%
12,579,118
51.53%
642,151
2.63%
1988 23,670,808 10,875,933
45.95%
12,171,657
51.42%
623,218
2.63%
1987 22,971,200 10,571,808
46.02%
11,794,604
51.35%
604,788
2.63%
1986 22,296,286 10,270,215
46.06%
11,439,799
51.31%
586,272
2.63%
1985 21,633,796 9,965,637
46.07%
11,101,015
51.31%
567,144
2.62%
1984 20,981,776 9,689,277
46.18%
10,742,154
51.20%
550,345
2.62%
1983 20,344,547 9,413,800
46.27%
10,397,166
51.11%
533,581
2.62%
1982 19,723,322 9,138,459
46.33%
10,068,058
51.05%
516,805
2.62%
1981 19,120,680 8,861,620
46.35%
9,758,986
51.04%
500,074
2.62%
1980 18,538,259 8,581,728
46.29%
9,473,140
51.10%
483,391
2.61%
1979 17,976,222 8,332,802
46.35%
9,174,459
51.04%
468,961
2.61%
1978 17,432,757 8,085,239
46.38%
8,892,697
51.01%
454,821
2.61%
1977 16,905,214 7,838,046
46.36%
8,626,411
51.03%
440,757
2.61%
1976 16,390,159 7,590,099
46.31%
8,373,522
51.09%
426,538
2.60%
1975 15,885,229 7,340,162
46.21%
8,133,102
51.20%
411,965
2.59%
1974 15,388,936 7,115,831
46.24%
7,873,962
51.17%
399,143
2.59%
1973 14,902,263 6,891,946
46.25%
7,623,968
51.16%
386,349
2.59%
1972 14,428,340 6,668,975
46.22%
7,385,787
51.19%
373,578
2.59%
1971 13,971,695 6,446,430
46.14%
7,164,344
51.28%
360,921
2.58%
1970 13,535,481 6,223,727
45.98%
6,963,343
51.45%
348,411
2.57%
1969 13,120,580 6,030,348
45.96%
6,752,725
51.47%
337,507
2.57%
1968 12,725,522 5,840,160
45.89%
6,558,472
51.54%
326,890
2.57%
1967 12,348,189 5,653,637
45.79%
6,378,127
51.65%
316,425
2.56%
1966 11,985,440 5,472,578
45.66%
6,206,953
51.79%
305,909
2.55%
1965 11,634,832 5,297,041
45.53%
6,042,597
51.94%
295,194
2.54%
1964 11,295,681 5,147,972
45.57%
5,861,967
51.90%
285,742
2.53%
1963 10,968,195 5,007,812
45.66%
5,684,132
51.82%
276,251
2.52%
1962 10,651,962 4,872,384
45.74%
5,512,827
51.75%
266,751
2.50%
1961 10,346,697 4,733,544
45.75%
5,355,756
51.76%
257,397
2.49%
1960 10,052,152 4,585,842
45.62%
5,218,041
51.91%
248,269
2.47%

The below chart and table represents Tanzania 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 3.00% 2.40% 3.45% 3.76%
2018 3.03% 2.52% 3.42% 3.73%
2017 3.04% 2.60% 3.37% 3.84%
2016 3.05% 2.64% 3.34% 4.09%
2015 3.05% 2.81% 3.24% 3.15%
2014 3.05% 2.90% 3.15% 3.38%
2013 3.04% 2.97% 3.07% 3.59%
2012 3.02% 3.00% 3.00% 3.68%
2011 2.99% 3.02% 2.94% 3.69%
2010 2.95% 2.99% 2.96% 2.31%
2009 2.91% 2.91% 2.95% 2.32%
2008 2.88% 2.87% 2.92% 2.38%
2007 2.86% 2.92% 2.83% 2.51%
2006 2.86% 3.06% 2.69% 2.70%
2005 2.86% 2.83% 2.93% 1.95%
2004 2.87% 2.90% 2.87% 2.13%
2003 2.84% 2.90% 2.81% 2.33%
2002 2.76% 2.77% 2.76% 2.58%
2001 2.65% 2.54% 2.72% 2.87%
2000 2.50% 2.23% 2.76% 1.80%
1999 2.37% 2.04% 2.68% 1.97%
1998 2.34% 2.03% 2.63% 2.21%
1997 2.46% 2.24% 2.64% 2.53%
1996 2.68% 2.62% 2.72% 2.96%
1995 2.97% 2.55% 3.35% 2.76%
1994 3.25% 2.96% 3.51% 3.02%
1993 3.43% 3.25% 3.61% 3.26%
1992 3.47% 3.38% 3.55% 3.41%
1991 3.38% 3.41% 3.35% 3.47%
1990 3.24% 2.96% 3.51% 3.08%
1989 3.13% 2.89% 3.35% 3.04%
1988 3.05% 2.88% 3.20% 3.05%
1987 3.03% 2.94% 3.10% 3.16%
1986 3.06% 3.06% 3.05% 3.37%
1985 3.11% 2.85% 3.34% 3.05%
1984 3.13% 2.93% 3.32% 3.14%
1983 3.15% 3.01% 3.27% 3.25%
1982 3.15% 3.12% 3.17% 3.35%
1981 3.14% 3.26% 3.02% 3.45%
1980 3.13% 2.99% 3.26% 3.08%
1979 3.12% 3.06% 3.17% 3.11%
1978 3.12% 3.15% 3.09% 3.19%
1977 3.14% 3.27% 3.02% 3.33%
1976 3.18% 3.41% 2.96% 3.54%
1975 3.22% 3.15% 3.29% 3.21%
1974 3.27% 3.25% 3.28% 3.31%
1973 3.28% 3.34% 3.22% 3.42%
1972 3.27% 3.45% 3.09% 3.51%
1971 3.22% 3.58% 2.89% 3.59%
1970 3.16% 3.21% 3.12% 3.23%
1969 3.10% 3.26% 2.96% 3.25%
1968 3.06% 3.30% 2.83% 3.31%
1967 3.03% 3.31% 2.76% 3.44%
1966 3.01% 3.31% 2.72% 3.63%
1965 3.00% 2.90% 3.08% 3.31%
1964 2.99% 2.80% 3.13% 3.44%
1963 2.97% 2.78% 3.11% 3.56%
1962 2.95% 2.93% 2.93% 3.63%
1961 2.93% 3.22% 2.64% 3.68%

Global rank of Tanzania population

The global rank of Tanzania population is 22 and the ranks of populations ages 0-14, ages 15-64, ages 65 above are this:

Ages Rank
Total 22
0-14 13
15-64 24
65 over 50

Data Source

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