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Democratic Republic of Congo Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Democratic Republic of Congo Population is increasing
  • Democratic Republic of Congo Population Density is increasing
  • Democratic Republic of Congo Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Democratic Republic of Congo Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Democratic Republic of Congo population is expected to increase by 3493910 people. Democratic Republic of Congo contributes 1.72% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Democratic Republic of Congo is 61.241 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. when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Democratic Republic of Congo Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Democratic Republic of Congo Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Democratic Republic of Congo Population (in million) 64.52 89.5 120.44
Democratic Republic of Congo Global Rank 20th 16th 14th
Democratic Republic of Congo Global Population Share 0.92% 1.14% 1.4%
Democratic Republic of Congo Global Population Density 29.43 38.03 47.13
Democratic Republic of Congo Global Population Density Rank 30th 32nd 34th
Democratic Republic of Congo Average Life Expectancy 56.9 61.24 65.04
Democratic Republic of Congo Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 181st 184th 180th
Democratic Republic of Congo Fertility Rate 6.54 5.72 4.74
Democratic Republic of Congo Fertility Rate Global Rank 5th 3rd 5th
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 Democratic Republic of Congo population is expected to increase by 3493910 people. 
  • Democratic Republic of Congo population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • Democratic Republic of Congo will see more birth rate than death rate for next 100 years. 
  • Democratic Republic of Congo Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 16th-9th. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Democratic Republic of Congo population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 2.46%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Democratic Republic of Congo is expected to be decreasing. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Democratic Republic of Congo contributes 1.72% of world's total population. 

Democratic Republic of Congo
 Population Fact

Democratic Republic of Congo
 Total Population Trend

Democratic Republic of Congo
 Population Growth Rate

Democratic Republic of Congo
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 64.52 Million 20th
2020 89.5 Million 16th
2030 120.44 Million 14th
2040 157.11 Million 11th
2050 197.4 Million 9th
2060 239.14 Million 7th
2070 280.41 Million 7th
2080 318.7 Million 7th
2090 351.96 Million 6th
2100 378.97 Million 5th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 64.52 Million 3.38%
2020 89.5 Million 3.08%
2030 120.44 Million 2.79%
2040 157.11 Million 2.47%
2050 197.4 Million 2.13%
2060 239.14 Million 1.82%
2070 280.41 Million 1.52%
2080 318.7 Million 1.24%
2090 351.96 Million 0.97%
2100 378.97 Million 0.74%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 64.52 Million 0.92%
2020 89.5 Million 1.14%
2030 120.44 Million 1.4%
2040 157.11 Million 1.7%
2050 197.4 Million 2.02%
2060 239.14 Million 2.33%
2070 280.41 Million 2.65%
2080 318.7 Million 2.93%
2090 351.96 Million 3.18%
2100 378.97 Million 3.38%

Democratic-Republic-of-Congo Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Democratic Republic of Congo population density is 55.81 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Democratic Republic of Congo Ranks in range of 32nd-40th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Democratic Republic of Congo. 

Democratic Republic of 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 29.43 30th
2020 38.03 32nd
2030 47.13 34th
2040 55.94 36th
2050 64.02 38th
2060 73.91 40th
2070 81.83 42nd
2080 86.85 44th
2090 88.36 46th
2100 86.16 48th

Democratic-Republic-of-Congo Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Democratic Republic of Congo is 61.241 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).  
  • Democratic Republic of Congo ranks 184th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Democratic Republic of Congo
 Avg Life Expectancy

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

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 56.9 181st
2020 61.24 184th
2030 65.04 180th
2040 68.16 176th
2050 70.63 172nd
2060 72.65 168th
2070 74.38 167th
2080 76 167th
2090 77.59 166th
2100 0

Democratic-Republic-of-Congo Average Fertility Rate

  • In Democratic Republic of Congo, Women gives birth to 5.721 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Democratic Republic of Congo rank is in range of 3rd-20th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Democratic Republic of Congo
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 6.54 5th
2020 5.72 3rd
2030 4.74 5th
2040 3.88 8th
2050 3.24 13th
2060 2.79 20th
2070 2.48 24th
2080 2.26 28th
2090 2.09 31st
2100 1.99 33rd

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Democratic Republic of Congo population was 12183659 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.02%.Currently Democratic Republic of Congo population is around 64523263 and by year 2030 its expected to be 120442943 .Democratic Republic of Congo ranks 20th when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Democratic Republic of Congo in 2010 was 56.907, in 2020 its 61.241 and by 2050 it will be 70.639.As mentioned in Highlight's Democratic Republic of 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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