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

The population of Vanuatu is 299,882 and the population growth amounts 2.40% (2019). The male and female population are 152,038 (50.70%) and 147,844 (49.30%) respectively. The average of growth rate over 10 years is 2.61% (positive growth).

The below table shows the Vanuatu 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 299,882 2.40% 152,038
50.70%
147,844
49.30%
2018 292,680 2.45% 148,422
50.71%
144,258
49.29%
2017 285,510 2.51% 144,819
50.72%
140,691
49.28%
2016 278,330 2.59% 141,207
50.73%
137,123
49.27%
2015 271,130 2.67% 137,574
50.74%
133,556
49.26%
2014 263,888 2.75% 133,908
50.74%
129,980
49.26%
2013 256,635 2.78% 130,227
50.74%
126,408
49.26%
2012 249,499 2.74% 126,609
50.75%
122,890
49.25%
2011 242,653 2.65% 123,152
50.75%
119,501
49.25%
2010 236,211 2.52% 119,930
50.77%
116,281
49.23%
2009 230,247 2.41% 116,984
50.81%
113,263
49.19%
2008 224,704 2.33% 114,275
50.86%
110,429
49.14%
2007 219,472 2.32% 111,732
50.91%
107,740
49.09%
2006 214,370 2.37% 109,256
50.97%
105,114
49.03%
2005 209,282 2.46% 106,762
51.01%
102,520
48.99%
2004 204,127 2.53% 104,210
51.05%
99,917
48.95%
2003 198,959 2.53% 101,625
51.08%
97,334
48.92%
2002 193,920 2.42% 99,097
51.10%
94,823
48.90%
2001 189,219 2.24% 96,731
51.12%
92,488
48.88%
2000 184,972 2.00% 94,608
51.15%
90,364
48.85%
1999 181,265 1.81% 92,766
51.18%
88,499
48.82%
1998 177,987 1.72% 91,151
51.21%
86,836
48.79%
1997 174,921 1.83% 89,647
51.25%
85,274
48.75%
1996 171,722 2.08% 88,061
51.28%
83,661
48.72%
1995 168,158 2.40% 86,271
51.30%
81,887
48.70%
1994 164,129 2.67% 84,234
51.32%
79,895
48.68%
1993 159,744 2.86% 82,006
51.34%
77,738
48.66%
1992 155,170 2.87% 79,677
51.35%
75,493
48.65%
1991 150,716 2.75% 77,434
51.38%
73,282
48.62%
1990 146,573 2.58% 75,380
51.43%
71,193
48.57%
1989 142,794 2.44% 73,559
51.51%
69,235
48.49%
1988 139,315 2.32% 71,921
51.62%
67,394
48.38%
1987 136,079 2.27% 70,432
51.76%
65,647
48.24%
1986 132,995 2.26% 69,034
51.91%
63,961
48.09%
1985 129,984 2.26% 67,666
52.06%
62,318
47.94%
1984 127,049 2.24% 66,342
52.22%
60,707
47.78%
1983 124,209 2.27% 65,060
52.38%
59,149
47.62%
1982 121,395 2.35% 63,781
52.54%
57,614
47.46%
1981 118,541 2.48% 62,447
52.68%
56,094
47.32%
1980 115,597 2.64% 61,032
52.80%
54,565
47.20%
1979 112,549 2.79% 59,512
52.88%
53,037
47.12%
1978 109,405 2.93% 57,904
52.93%
51,501
47.07%
1977 106,200 3.01% 56,226
52.94%
49,974
47.06%
1976 103,006 3.06% 54,553
52.96%
48,453
47.04%
1975 99,859 3.09% 52,904
52.98%
46,955
47.02%
1974 96,774 3.13% 51,302
53.01%
45,472
46.99%
1973 93,747 3.13% 49,734
53.05%
44,013
46.95%
1972 90,809 3.08% 48,201
53.08%
42,608
46.92%
1971 88,010 2.99% 46,691
53.05%
41,319
46.95%
1970 85,377 2.87% 45,191
52.93%
40,186
47.07%
1969 82,927 2.74% 43,707
52.71%
39,220
47.29%
1968 80,657 2.68% 42,247
52.38%
38,410
47.62%
1967 78,499 2.68% 40,821
52.00%
37,678
48.00%
1966 76,395 2.78% 39,468
51.66%
36,927
48.34%
1965 74,270 2.90% 38,190
51.42%
36,080
48.58%
1964 72,115 3.01% 36,992
51.30%
35,123
48.70%
1963 69,946 3.08% 35,885
51.30%
34,061
48.70%
1962 67,794 3.08% 34,843
51.40%
32,951
48.60%
1961 65,705 3.07% 33,845
51.51%
31,860
48.49%
1960 63,689 N/A% 32,874
51.62%
30,815
48.38%

Growth rates of Vanuatu population (1961-)

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

Vanuatu population and growth rate by ages

The Vanuatu population ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over are 116,086, 172,952, 10,844 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 299,882 116,086
38.71%
172,952
57.67%
10,844
3.62%
2018 292,680 113,701
38.85%
168,325
57.51%
10,654
3.64%
2017 285,510 110,956
38.86%
164,065
57.46%
10,489
3.67%
2016 278,330 108,259
38.90%
159,760
57.40%
10,311
3.70%
2015 271,130 105,936
39.07%
155,095
57.20%
10,099
3.72%
2014 263,888 102,155
38.71%
151,869
57.55%
9,864
3.74%
2013 256,635 98,783
38.49%
148,206
57.75%
9,646
3.76%
2012 249,499 95,930
38.45%
144,093
57.75%
9,476
3.80%
2011 242,653 93,250
38.43%
140,046
57.71%
9,357
3.86%
2010 236,211 90,269
38.22%
136,720
57.88%
9,222
3.90%
2009 230,247 88,343
38.37%
133,233
57.87%
8,671
3.77%
2008 224,704 86,520
38.50%
130,069
57.88%
8,115
3.61%
2007 219,472 84,919
38.69%
126,936
57.84%
7,617
3.47%
2006 214,370 83,742
39.06%
123,432
57.58%
7,196
3.36%
2005 209,282 83,034
39.68%
119,406
57.06%
6,842
3.27%
2004 204,127 81,625
39.99%
115,842
56.75%
6,660
3.26%
2003 198,959 80,270
40.34%
112,202
56.39%
6,487
3.26%
2002 193,920 79,006
40.74%
108,585
55.99%
6,329
3.26%
2001 189,219 77,845
41.14%
105,177
55.58%
6,197
3.28%
2000 184,972 76,764
41.50%
102,117
55.21%
6,091
3.29%
1999 181,265 75,634
41.73%
99,578
54.94%
6,053
3.34%
1998 177,987 74,727
41.98%
97,248
54.64%
6,012
3.38%
1997 174,921 73,922
42.26%
95,033
54.33%
5,966
3.41%
1996 171,722 73,020
42.52%
92,804
54.04%
5,898
3.43%
1995 168,158 71,874
42.74%
90,488
53.81%
5,796
3.45%
1994 164,129 70,555
42.99%
87,891
53.55%
5,683
3.46%
1993 159,744 68,988
43.19%
85,181
53.32%
5,575
3.49%
1992 155,170 67,312
43.38%
82,405
53.11%
5,453
3.51%
1991 150,716 65,708
43.60%
79,678
52.87%
5,330
3.54%
1990 146,573 64,284
43.86%
77,082
52.59%
5,207
3.55%
1989 142,794 62,618
43.85%
75,176
52.65%
5,000
3.50%
1988 139,315 61,121
43.87%
73,384
52.67%
4,810
3.45%
1987 136,079 59,811
43.95%
71,637
52.64%
4,631
3.40%
1986 132,995 58,654
44.10%
69,877
52.54%
4,464
3.36%
1985 129,984 57,587
44.30%
68,094
52.39%
4,303
3.31%
1984 127,049 56,224
44.25%
66,700
52.50%
4,125
3.25%
1983 124,209 54,929
44.22%
65,320
52.59%
3,960
3.19%
1982 121,395 53,713
44.25%
63,889
52.63%
3,793
3.12%
1981 118,541 52,558
44.34%
62,357
52.60%
3,626
3.06%
1980 115,597 51,448
44.51%
60,687
52.50%
3,462
2.99%
1979 112,549 50,182
44.59%
59,004
52.43%
3,363
2.99%
1978 109,405 48,882
44.68%
57,260
52.34%
3,263
2.98%
1977 106,200 47,571
44.79%
55,474
52.24%
3,155
2.97%
1976 103,006 46,248
44.90%
53,709
52.14%
3,049
2.96%
1975 99,859 44,910
44.97%
52,017
52.09%
2,932
2.94%
1974 96,774 43,619
45.07%
50,306
51.98%
2,849
2.94%
1973 93,747 42,317
45.14%
48,661
51.91%
2,769
2.95%
1972 90,809 41,038
45.19%
47,076
51.84%
2,695
2.97%
1971 88,010 39,821
45.25%
45,567
51.77%
2,622
2.98%
1970 85,377 38,665
45.29%
44,163
51.73%
2,549
2.99%
1969 82,927 37,741
45.51%
42,808
51.62%
2,378
2.87%
1968 80,657 36,884
45.73%
41,555
51.52%
2,218
2.75%
1967 78,499 36,050
45.92%
40,386
51.45%
2,063
2.63%
1966 76,395 35,194
46.07%
39,276
51.41%
1,925
2.52%
1965 74,270 34,293
46.17%
38,187
51.42%
1,790
2.41%
1964 72,115 33,377
46.28%
36,989
51.29%
1,749
2.43%
1963 69,946 32,408
46.33%
35,835
51.23%
1,703
2.43%
1962 67,794 31,415
46.34%
34,721
51.22%
1,658
2.45%
1961 65,705 30,426
46.31%
33,666
51.24%
1,613
2.45%
1960 63,689 29,437
46.22%
32,690
51.33%
1,562
2.45%

The below chart and table represents Vanuatu 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% 2.10% 2.75% 1.78%
2018 2.51% 2.47% 2.60% 1.57%
2017 2.58% 2.49% 2.69% 1.73%
2016 2.66% 2.19% 3.01% 2.10%
2015 2.74% 3.70% 2.12% 2.38%
2014 2.83% 3.41% 2.47% 2.26%
2013 2.86% 2.97% 2.85% 1.79%
2012 2.82% 2.87% 2.89% 1.27%
2011 2.73% 3.30% 2.43% 1.46%
2010 2.59% 2.18% 2.62% 6.35%
2009 2.47% 2.11% 2.43% 6.85%
2008 2.38% 1.89% 2.47% 6.54%
2007 2.38% 1.41% 2.84% 5.85%
2006 2.43% 0.85% 3.37% 5.17%
2005 2.53% 1.73% 3.08% 2.73%
2004 2.60% 1.69% 3.24% 2.67%
2003 2.60% 1.60% 3.33% 2.50%
2002 2.48% 1.49% 3.24% 2.13%
2001 2.30% 1.41% 3.00% 1.74%
2000 2.05% 1.49% 2.55% 0.63%
1999 1.84% 1.21% 2.40% 0.68%
1998 1.75% 1.09% 2.33% 0.77%
1997 1.86% 1.24% 2.40% 1.15%
1996 2.12% 1.59% 2.56% 1.76%
1995 2.45% 1.87% 2.95% 1.99%
1994 2.75% 2.27% 3.18% 1.94%
1993 2.95% 2.49% 3.37% 2.24%
1992 2.96% 2.44% 3.42% 2.31%
1991 2.83% 2.22% 3.37% 2.36%
1990 2.65% 2.66% 2.54% 4.14%
1989 2.50% 2.45% 2.44% 3.95%
1988 2.38% 2.19% 2.44% 3.87%
1987 2.32% 1.97% 2.52% 3.74%
1986 2.32% 1.85% 2.62% 3.74%
1985 2.31% 2.42% 2.09% 4.32%
1984 2.29% 2.36% 2.11% 4.17%
1983 2.32% 2.26% 2.24% 4.40%
1982 2.41% 2.20% 2.46% 4.61%
1981 2.55% 2.16% 2.75% 4.74%
1980 2.71% 2.52% 2.85% 2.94%
1979 2.87% 2.66% 3.05% 3.06%
1978 3.02% 2.76% 3.22% 3.42%
1977 3.10% 2.86% 3.29% 3.48%
1976 3.15% 2.98% 3.25% 3.99%
1975 3.19% 2.96% 3.40% 2.91%
1974 3.23% 3.08% 3.38% 2.89%
1973 3.24% 3.12% 3.37% 2.75%
1972 3.18% 3.06% 3.31% 2.78%
1971 3.08% 2.99% 3.18% 2.86%
1970 2.95% 2.45% 3.17% 7.19%
1969 2.81% 2.32% 3.02% 7.21%
1968 2.75% 2.31% 2.89% 7.51%
1967 2.75% 2.43% 2.83% 7.17%
1966 2.86% 2.63% 2.85% 7.54%
1965 2.99% 2.74% 3.24% 2.34%
1964 3.10% 2.99% 3.22% 2.70%
1963 3.17% 3.16% 3.21% 2.71%
1962 3.18% 3.25% 3.13% 2.79%
1961 3.17% 3.36% 2.99% 3.27%

Global rank of Vanuatu population

The global rank of Vanuatu population is 161 and the ranks of populations ages 0-14, ages 15-64, ages 65 above are this:

Ages Rank
Total 161
0-14 153
15-64 163
65 over 169

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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