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Eritrea Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Eritrea Population is increasing
  • Eritrea Population Density is increasing
  • Eritrea Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Eritrea Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Eritrea population is expected to increase by 115448 people. Eritrea contributes 0.08% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Eritrea is 66.799 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. Eritrea owns 0.00068% of land i.e. 101000 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 105 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Eritrea Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Eritrea Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Eritrea Population (in million) 4.39 5.43 6.71
Eritrea Global Rank 121st 120th 114th
Eritrea Global Population Share 0.06% 0.06% 0.07%
Eritrea Global Population Density 42.54 54.71 65.84
Eritrea Global Population Density Rank 104th 106th 108th
Eritrea Average Life Expectancy 62.18 66.79 70.24
Eritrea Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 161st 161st 153rd
Eritrea Fertility Rate 4.6 3.85 3.3
Eritrea Fertility Rate Global Rank 37th 37th 37th
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 Eritrea population is expected to increase by 115448 people. 
  • Eritrea population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • Eritrea will see more birth rate than death rate for next 100 years. 
  • Eritrea Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 120th-103rd. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Eritrea population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 1.78%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Eritrea is expected to be decreasing. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Eritrea contributes 0.08% of world's total population. 

Eritrea
 Population Fact

Eritrea
 Total Population Trend

Eritrea
 Population Growth Rate

Eritrea
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 4.39 Million 121st
2020 5.43 Million 120th
2030 6.71 Million 114th
2040 8.15 Million 109th
2050 9.6 Million 103rd
2060 10.97 Million 98th
2070 12.22 Million 98th
2080 13.29 Million 95th
2090 14.14 Million 92nd
2100 14.78 Million 91st

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 4.39 Million 1.86%
2020 5.43 Million 2.39%
2030 6.71 Million 2.06%
2040 8.15 Million 1.83%
2050 9.6 Million 1.45%
2060 10.97 Million 1.16%
2070 12.22 Million 0.91%
2080 13.29 Million 0.68%
2090 14.14 Million 0.48%
2100 14.78 Million 0.32%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 4.39 Million 0.06%
2020 5.43 Million 0.06%
2030 6.71 Million 0.07%
2040 8.15 Million 0.08%
2050 9.6 Million 0.09%
2060 10.97 Million 0.1%
2070 12.22 Million 0.11%
2080 13.29 Million 0.12%
2090 14.14 Million 0.12%
2100 14.78 Million 0.13%

Eritrea Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Eritrea population density is 76.45 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Eritrea Ranks in range of 106th-114th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Eritrea. 

Eritrea
 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 42.54 104th
2020 54.71 106th
2030 65.84 108th
2040 77.26 110th
2050 87.84 112th
2060 96.61 114th
2070 101.97 116th
2080 103.24 118th
2090 100.26 120th
2100 93.37 122nd

Eritrea Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Eritrea is 66.799 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).  
  • Eritrea ranks 161st in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Eritrea
 Avg Life Expectancy

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

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 62.18 161st
2020 66.79 161st
2030 70.24 153rd
2040 72.78 145th
2050 74.85 140th
2060 76.67 139th
2070 78.41 136th
2080 80.07 134th
2090 81.71 132nd
2100 0

Eritrea Average Fertility Rate

  • In Eritrea, Women gives birth to 3.856 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Eritrea rank is in range of 37th-41st in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Eritrea
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 4.6 37th
2020 3.85 37th
2030 3.3 37th
2040 2.9 38th
2050 2.62 40th
2060 2.4 41st
2070 2.22 42nd
2080 2.08 43rd
2090 1.98 43rd
2100 1.91 45th

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Eritrea population was 1142148 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.02%.Currently Eritrea population is around 4390840 and by year 2030 its expected to be 6717687 .Eritrea ranks 121st when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Eritrea in 2010 was 62.181, in 2020 its 66.799 and by 2050 it will be 74.851.As mentioned in Highlight's Eritrea 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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