The Populations of Africa by Countries 2021

African Population
African Population

Africa is the second most populous continent in the world, with over 1.2 billion people. It is projected to be the most populous continent by 2021, with over 1.68 billion people. The population of Africa is highly diverse, with over 2,000 different languages spoken. However, the majority of the population is concentrated in a few countries: Nigeria, Ethiopia, Egypt, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The population of Africa is growing rapidly, and it is expected to be home to 2.5 billion people by 2050. The countries with the largest populations are Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Egypt.

The Populations of Africa by Countries 2021

CountryPopulation Growth Rate
Nigeria211,400,708 2.55 %
Ethiopia117,876,2272.53%
Egypt104,258,3271.88 %
DR Congo92,377,9933.15 %
Tanzania61,498,4372.95 %
South Africa60,041,9941.204 %
Kenya54,985,6982.26 %
Uganda47,123,5313.02 %
Algeria44,909,3532.42 %
Sudan44,616,6241.75 %

Africa is a continent that is home to many countries. In 2020, the population of Africa was estimated to be 1.2 billion people. The people of Africa is projected to grow at a rate of 2.3% per year. The most populous country in Africa is Nigeria, with over 200 million people. The least populated country in Africa is Seychelles, with less than 100,000 people.