Countries With The Largest Population in Africa 2021

Countries With The Largest Population in Africa 2021
Countries With The Largest Population in Africa 2021

Africa is the second most populous continent in the world, after Asia. In 2021, it was estimated that the population of Africa would be 1.39 billion. There are 54 countries in Africa, and the ten countries with the largest populations are listed below.

The United Nations predicts that the people of Nigeria is estimated to be 200 million in 2021, making it the most populous country in Africa. The people of Ethiopia is estimated to be 110 million, making it the second-most populous country in Africa. The following two countries on the list are Egypt and Ethiopia, with populations of over 100 million people. Rounding out the top 5 are DR Congo and Tanzania, with populations of over 60 million people.

 

Countries With The Largest Population in Africa 2021

#CountriesPopulationGrowth Rate
1Nigeria 211,400,708 2.55%
2Ethiopia117,876,2272.53%
3Egypt104,258,327 1.88%
4DR Congo92,377,993 3.15%
5Tanzania 61,498,437 2.95%
6South Africa 60,041,9941.24%
7Kenya54,985,698 2.26%
8Uganda 47,123,5313.02%
9Sudan 44,909,353 2.42%
10Algeria44,616,624 1.75%
11Morocco 37,344,795 1.18%
12Angola33,933,610 3.25%
13Mozambique 32,163,047 2.90%
14Ghana31,732,1292.12%
15Madagascar28,427,3282.66%
16Cameroon27,224,2652.56%
17Ivory Coast 27,053,6292.56%
18Niger25,130,817 3.82%
19Burkina Faso21,497,0962.84%
20Mali 20,250,833 3.02 %

Africa is the second most populous continent in the world, after Asia. In 2021, it was projected that Africa would have a population of 1.471 billion, which is more than one-fifth of the world’s population. The countries with the largest populations in Africa are Nigeria, Ethiopia, Egypt, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. These countries are expected to have more than 100 million people by 2021.

Africa is a continent with many countries, each with its population. In 2021, the country with the largest population in Africa was Nigeria. This country has a population of over 200 million people.