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

The population of Zimbabwe is 14,645,468 and the population growth amounts 1.41% (2019). The male and female population are 6,983,351 (47.68%) and 7,662,117 (52.32%) respectively. The average of growth rate over 10 years is 1.55% (positive growth).

The below table shows the Zimbabwe 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 14,645,468 1.41% 6,983,351
47.68%
7,662,117
52.32%
2018 14,439,018 1.40% 6,879,217
47.64%
7,559,801
52.36%
2017 14,236,745 1.45% 6,777,124
47.60%
7,459,621
52.40%
2016 14,030,390 1.54% 6,674,231
47.57%
7,356,159
52.43%
2015 13,814,629 1.65% 6,568,772
47.55%
7,245,857
52.45%
2014 13,586,681 1.74% 6,459,901
47.55%
7,126,780
52.45%
2013 13,350,356 1.76% 6,349,211
47.56%
7,001,145
52.44%
2012 13,115,131 1.68% 6,240,524
47.58%
6,874,607
52.42%
2011 12,894,316 1.52% 6,139,112
47.61%
6,755,204
52.39%
2010 12,697,723 1.34% 6,049,022
47.64%
6,648,701
52.36%
2009 12,526,968 1.18% 5,970,365
47.66%
6,556,603
52.34%
2008 12,379,549 1.00% 5,902,457
47.68%
6,477,092
52.32%
2007 12,255,922 0.82% 5,847,399
47.71%
6,408,523
52.29%
2006 12,155,491 0.65% 5,807,508
47.78%
6,347,983
52.22%
2005 12,076,699 0.47% 5,783,687
47.89%
6,293,012
52.11%
2004 12,019,912 0.31% 5,776,947
48.06%
6,242,965
51.94%
2003 11,982,224 0.23% 5,784,699
48.28%
6,197,525
51.72%
2002 11,954,290 0.25% 5,799,657
48.52%
6,154,633
51.48%
2001 11,923,914 0.36% 5,812,023
48.74%
6,111,891
51.26%
2000 11,881,477 0.49% 5,814,301
48.94%
6,067,176
51.06%
1999 11,822,719 0.64% 5,803,384
49.09%
6,019,335
50.91%
1998 11,747,072 0.80% 5,779,686
49.20%
5,967,386
50.80%
1997 11,653,242 0.96% 5,743,643
49.29%
5,909,599
50.71%
1996 11,541,217 1.13% 5,697,077
49.36%
5,844,140
50.64%
1995 11,410,714 1.31% 5,641,138
49.44%
5,769,576
50.56%
1994 11,261,744 1.50% 5,576,101
49.51%
5,685,643
50.49%
1993 11,092,766 1.73% 5,500,681
49.59%
5,592,085
50.41%
1992 10,900,502 2.01% 5,412,862
49.66%
5,487,640
50.34%
1991 10,680,995 2.33% 5,310,051
49.71%
5,370,944
50.29%
1990 10,432,421 2.67% 5,190,949
49.76%
5,241,472
50.24%
1989 10,153,852 3.00% 5,055,062
49.78%
5,098,790
50.22%
1988 9,849,125 3.27% 4,904,607
49.80%
4,944,518
50.20%
1987 9,527,203 3.43% 4,744,373
49.80%
4,782,830
50.20%
1986 9,200,149 3.51% 4,580,838
49.79%
4,619,311
50.21%
1985 8,877,489 3.55% 4,419,103
49.78%
4,458,386
50.22%
1984 8,562,249 3.59% 4,260,755
49.76%
4,301,494
50.24%
1983 8,254,747 3.59% 4,106,010
49.74%
4,148,737
50.26%
1982 7,958,241 3.55% 3,956,835
49.72%
4,001,406
50.28%
1981 7,675,591 3.48% 3,815,065
49.70%
3,860,526
50.30%
1980 7,408,624 3.36% 3,681,890
49.70%
3,726,734
50.30%
1979 7,160,023 3.22% 3,558,850
49.70%
3,601,173
50.30%
1978 6,929,664 3.13% 3,445,791
49.73%
3,483,873
50.27%
1977 6,712,827 3.13% 3,339,964
49.75%
3,372,863
50.25%
1976 6,502,569 3.21% 3,237,297
49.78%
3,265,272
50.22%
1975 6,293,875 3.32% 3,134,875
49.81%
3,159,000
50.19%
1974 6,085,074 3.41% 3,031,719
49.82%
3,053,355
50.18%
1973 5,877,726 3.47% 2,928,742
49.83%
2,948,984
50.17%
1972 5,673,911 3.47% 2,827,170
49.83%
2,846,741
50.17%
1971 5,476,982 3.43% 2,728,954
49.83%
2,748,028
50.17%
1970 5,289,303 3.36% 2,635,479
49.83%
2,653,824
50.17%
1969 5,111,337 3.31% 2,547,018
49.83%
2,564,319
50.17%
1968 4,941,906 3.28% 2,462,906
49.84%
2,479,000
50.16%
1967 4,779,827 3.27% 2,382,497
49.84%
2,397,330
50.16%
1966 4,623,351 3.29% 2,304,837
49.85%
2,318,514
50.15%
1965 4,471,177 3.32% 2,229,216
49.86%
2,241,961
50.14%
1964 4,322,861 3.33% 2,155,405
49.86%
2,167,456
50.14%
1963 4,178,726 3.34% 2,083,601
49.86%
2,095,125
50.14%
1962 4,039,201 3.32% 2,014,031
49.86%
2,025,170
50.14%
1961 3,905,034 3.29% 1,947,121
49.86%
1,957,913
50.14%
1960 3,776,681 N/A% 1,883,109
49.86%
1,893,572
50.14%

Growth rates of Zimbabwe population (1961-)

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

Zimbabwe population and growth rate by ages

The Zimbabwe population ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over are 6,174,255, 8,034,689, 436,524 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 14,645,468 6,174,255
42.16%
8,034,689
54.86%
436,524
2.98%
2018 14,439,018 6,122,298
42.40%
7,892,282
54.66%
424,438
2.94%
2017 14,236,745 6,064,550
42.60%
7,759,872
54.51%
412,323
2.90%
2016 14,030,390 5,986,078
42.67%
7,642,793
54.47%
401,519
2.86%
2015 13,814,629 5,878,449
42.55%
7,543,265
54.60%
392,915
2.84%
2014 13,586,681 5,764,673
42.43%
7,430,911
54.69%
391,097
2.88%
2013 13,350,356 5,638,043
42.23%
7,321,271
54.84%
391,043
2.93%
2012 13,115,131 5,508,275
42.00%
7,215,004
55.01%
391,852
2.99%
2011 12,894,316 5,387,540
41.78%
7,114,890
55.18%
391,886
3.04%
2010 12,697,723 5,283,498
41.61%
7,024,162
55.32%
390,063
3.07%
2009 12,526,968 5,187,119
41.41%
6,948,312
55.47%
391,537
3.13%
2008 12,379,549 5,108,433
41.27%
6,881,112
55.58%
390,004
3.15%
2007 12,255,922 5,048,696
41.19%
6,821,138
55.66%
386,088
3.15%
2006 12,155,491 5,009,933
41.22%
6,764,527
55.65%
381,031
3.13%
2005 12,076,699 4,993,346
41.35%
6,707,637
55.54%
375,716
3.11%
2004 12,019,912 4,973,832
41.38%
6,672,931
55.52%
373,149
3.10%
2003 11,982,224 4,973,380
41.51%
6,638,709
55.40%
370,135
3.09%
2002 11,954,290 4,984,322
41.69%
6,603,510
55.24%
366,458
3.07%
2001 11,923,914 4,994,783
41.89%
6,567,476
55.08%
361,655
3.03%
2000 11,881,477 4,997,787
42.06%
6,528,385
54.95%
355,305
2.99%
1999 11,822,719 5,017,215
42.44%
6,455,148
54.60%
350,356
2.96%
1998 11,747,072 5,020,378
42.74%
6,382,134
54.33%
344,560
2.93%
1997 11,653,242 5,009,284
42.99%
6,306,218
54.12%
337,740
2.90%
1996 11,541,217 4,991,774
43.25%
6,219,955
53.89%
329,488
2.85%
1995 11,410,714 4,973,109
43.58%
6,118,080
53.62%
319,525
2.80%
1994 11,261,744 4,965,905
44.10%
5,982,593
53.12%
313,246
2.78%
1993 11,092,766 4,950,342
44.63%
5,836,670
52.62%
305,754
2.76%
1992 10,900,502 4,919,507
45.13%
5,683,736
52.14%
297,259
2.73%
1991 10,680,995 4,861,143
45.51%
5,531,506
51.79%
288,346
2.70%
1990 10,432,421 4,769,000
45.71%
5,384,048
51.61%
279,373
2.68%
1989 10,153,852 4,701,688
46.30%
5,179,075
51.01%
273,089
2.69%
1988 9,849,125 4,604,891
46.75%
4,977,106
50.53%
267,128
2.71%
1987 9,527,203 4,487,914
47.11%
4,778,210
50.15%
261,079
2.74%
1986 9,200,149 4,365,977
47.46%
4,580,058
49.78%
254,114
2.76%
1985 8,877,489 4,249,152
47.86%
4,382,635
49.37%
245,702
2.77%
1984 8,562,249 4,133,538
48.28%
4,191,615
48.95%
237,096
2.77%
1983 8,254,747 4,020,613
48.71%
4,006,540
48.54%
227,594
2.76%
1982 7,958,241 3,909,634
49.13%
3,830,867
48.14%
217,740
2.74%
1981 7,675,591 3,797,137
49.47%
3,669,861
47.81%
208,593
2.72%
1980 7,408,624 3,680,761
49.68%
3,527,020
47.61%
200,843
2.71%
1979 7,160,023 3,558,415
49.70%
3,406,718
47.58%
194,890
2.72%
1978 6,929,664 3,440,103
49.64%
3,299,408
47.61%
190,153
2.74%
1977 6,712,827 3,324,495
49.52%
3,202,141
47.70%
186,191
2.77%
1976 6,502,569 3,209,692
49.36%
3,110,636
47.84%
182,241
2.80%
1975 6,293,875 3,094,415
49.17%
3,021,702
48.01%
177,758
2.82%
1974 6,085,074 2,989,989
49.14%
2,920,612
48.00%
174,473
2.87%
1973 5,877,726 2,884,058
49.07%
2,822,736
48.02%
170,932
2.91%
1972 5,673,911 2,778,505
48.97%
2,728,286
48.08%
167,120
2.95%
1971 5,476,982 2,676,638
48.87%
2,637,282
48.15%
163,062
2.98%
1970 5,289,303 2,580,423
48.79%
2,550,108
48.21%
158,772
3.00%
1969 5,111,337 2,491,827
48.75%
2,463,986
48.21%
155,524
3.04%
1968 4,941,906 2,409,397
48.75%
2,380,467
48.17%
152,042
3.08%
1967 4,779,827 2,329,667
48.74%
2,301,811
48.16%
148,349
3.10%
1966 4,623,351 2,246,461
48.59%
2,232,312
48.28%
144,578
3.13%
1965 4,471,177 2,156,442
48.23%
2,173,980
48.62%
140,755
3.15%
1964 4,322,861 2,071,427
47.92%
2,113,924
48.90%
137,510
3.18%
1963 4,178,726 1,979,784
47.38%
2,064,617
49.41%
134,325
3.21%
1962 4,039,201 1,885,944
46.69%
2,022,187
50.06%
131,070
3.24%
1961 3,905,034 1,798,879
46.07%
1,978,722
50.67%
127,433
3.26%
1960 3,776,681 1,723,954
45.65%
1,929,507
51.09%
123,220
3.26%

The below chart and table represents Zimbabwe 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 1.43% 0.85% 1.80% 2.85%
2018 1.42% 0.95% 1.71% 2.94%
2017 1.47% 1.31% 1.53% 2.69%
2016 1.56% 1.83% 1.32% 2.19%
2015 1.68% 1.97% 1.51% 0.46%
2014 1.77% 2.25% 1.50% 0.01%
2013 1.79% 2.36% 1.47% -0.21%
2012 1.71% 2.24% 1.41% -0.01%
2011 1.55% 1.97% 1.29% 0.47%
2010 1.36% 1.86% 1.09% -0.38%
2009 1.19% 1.54% 0.98% 0.39%
2008 1.01% 1.18% 0.88% 1.01%
2007 0.83% 0.77% 0.84% 1.33%
2006 0.65% 0.33% 0.85% 1.41%
2005 0.47% 0.39% 0.52% 0.69%
2004 0.31% 0.01% 0.52% 0.81%
2003 0.23% -0.22% 0.53% 1.00%
2002 0.25% -0.21% 0.55% 1.33%
2001 0.36% -0.06% 0.60% 1.79%
2000 0.50% -0.39% 1.13% 1.41%
1999 0.64% -0.06% 1.14% 1.68%
1998 0.81% 0.22% 1.20% 2.02%
1997 0.97% 0.35% 1.39% 2.50%
1996 1.14% 0.38% 1.67% 3.12%
1995 1.32% 0.15% 2.26% 2.00%
1994 1.52% 0.31% 2.50% 2.45%
1993 1.76% 0.63% 2.69% 2.86%
1992 2.06% 1.20% 2.75% 3.09%
1991 2.38% 1.93% 2.74% 3.21%
1990 2.74% 1.43% 3.96% 2.30%
1989 3.09% 2.10% 4.06% 2.23%
1988 3.38% 2.61% 4.16% 2.32%
1987 3.55% 2.79% 4.33% 2.74%
1986 3.63% 2.75% 4.50% 3.42%
1985 3.68% 2.80% 4.56% 3.63%
1984 3.73% 2.81% 4.62% 4.17%
1983 3.73% 2.84% 4.59% 4.53%
1982 3.68% 2.96% 4.39% 4.39%
1981 3.60% 3.16% 4.05% 3.86%
1980 3.47% 3.44% 3.53% 3.05%
1979 3.32% 3.44% 3.25% 2.49%
1978 3.23% 3.48% 3.04% 2.13%
1977 3.23% 3.58% 2.94% 2.17%
1976 3.32% 3.73% 2.94% 2.52%
1975 3.43% 3.49% 3.46% 1.88%
1974 3.53% 3.67% 3.47% 2.07%
1973 3.59% 3.80% 3.46% 2.28%
1972 3.60% 3.81% 3.45% 2.49%
1971 3.55% 3.73% 3.42% 2.70%
1970 3.48% 3.56% 3.50% 2.09%
1969 3.43% 3.42% 3.51% 2.29%
1968 3.39% 3.42% 3.42% 2.49%
1967 3.38% 3.70% 3.11% 2.61%
1966 3.40% 4.17% 2.68% 2.72%
1965 3.43% 4.10% 2.84% 2.36%
1964 3.45% 4.63% 2.39% 2.37%
1963 3.45% 4.98% 2.10% 2.48%
1962 3.44% 4.84% 2.20% 2.85%
1961 3.40% 4.35% 2.55% 3.42%

Global rank of Zimbabwe population

The global rank of Zimbabwe population is 66 and the ranks of populations ages 0-14, ages 15-64, ages 65 above are this:

Ages Rank
Total 66
0-14 54
15-64 66
65 over 99

Data Source

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