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Congo Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Congo Population is increasing
  • Congo Population Density is increasing
  • Congo Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Congo Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Congo population is expected to increase by 213220 people. Congo contributes 0.1% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Congo is 66.292 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. Congo owns 0.00229% of land i.e. 341500 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 65 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Congo Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Congo Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Congo Population (in million) 4.38 5.68 7.31
Congo Global Rank 122nd 116th 108th
Congo Global Population Share 0.06% 0.07% 0.08%
Congo Global Population Density 10.99 13.75 16.03
Congo Global Population Density Rank 222nd 224th 226th
Congo Average Life Expectancy 60.47 66.29 69.47
Congo Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 169th 162nd 156th
Congo Fertility Rate 4.94 4.42 3.91
Congo Fertility Rate Global Rank 30th 24th 19th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year Congo population is expected to increase by 213220 people. 
  • Congo population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • Congo will see more birth rate than death rate for next 100 years. 
  • Congo Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 116th-95th. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Congo population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 2.27%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Congo is expected to be decreasing. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Congo contributes 0.1% of world's total population. 

Congo
 Population Fact

Congo
 Total Population Trend

Congo
 Population Growth Rate

Congo
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 4.38 Million 122nd
2020 5.68 Million 116th
2030 7.31 Million 108th
2040 9.3 Million 101st
2050 11.5 Million 95th
2060 13.88 Million 89th
2070 16.4 Million 84th
2080 18.93 Million 78th
2090 21.36 Million 77th
2100 23.57 Million 74th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 4.38 Million 3.12%
2020 5.68 Million 2.63%
2030 7.31 Million 2.54%
2040 9.3 Million 2.34%
2050 11.5 Million 2.05%
2060 13.88 Million 1.81%
2070 16.4 Million 1.57%
2080 18.93 Million 1.33%
2090 21.36 Million 1.1%
2100 23.57 Million 0.88%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 4.38 Million 0.06%
2020 5.68 Million 0.07%
2030 7.31 Million 0.08%
2040 9.3 Million 0.1%
2050 11.5 Million 0.11%
2060 13.88 Million 0.13%
2070 16.4 Million 0.15%
2080 18.93 Million 0.17%
2090 21.36 Million 0.19%
2100 23.57 Million 0.21%

Congo Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Congo population density is 17.99 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Congo Ranks in range of 224th-232nd in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Congo. 

Congo
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 10.99 222nd
2020 13.75 224th
2030 16.03 226th
2040 18.17 228th
2050 20.08 230th
2060 21.94 232nd
2070 23.35 2nd
2080 24.19 4th
2090 24.4 6th
2100 23.95 8th

Congo Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Congo is 66.292 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • Congo ranks 162nd in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Congo
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 60.47 169th
2020 66.29 162nd
2030 69.47 156th
2040 71.98 154th
2050 73.87 153rd
2060 75.73 153rd
2070 77.34 152nd
2080 78.61 152nd
2090 79.82 154th
2100 0

Congo Average Fertility Rate

  • In Congo, Women gives birth to 4.42 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Congo rank is in range of 24th-12th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Congo
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 4.94 30th
2020 4.42 24th
2030 3.91 19th
2040 3.5 17th
2050 3.18 16th
2060 2.92 12th
2070 2.71 10th
2080 2.54 8th
2090 2.38 8th
2100 2.26 7th

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Congo population was 827252 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.02%.Currently Congo population is around 4386693 and by year 2030 its expected to be 7318887 .Congo ranks 122nd when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Congo in 2010 was 60.473, in 2020 its 66.292 and by 2050 it will be 73.872.As mentioned in Highlight's Congo population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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