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Gambia Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Gambia Population is increasing
  • Gambia Population Density is increasing
  • Gambia Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Gambia Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Gambia population is expected to increase by 60973 people. Gambia contributes 0.04% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Gambia is 62.075 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. Gambia owns 0.00007% of land i.e. 10120 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 166 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Gambia Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Gambia Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Gambia Population (in million) 1.69 2.29 3
Gambia Global Rank 149th 146th 140th
Gambia Global Population Share 0.02% 0.02% 0.03%
Gambia Global Population Density 170.67 217.14 266.73
Gambia Global Population Density Rank 14th 16th 18th
Gambia Average Life Expectancy 59.62 62.07 63.92
Gambia Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 173rd 180th 185th
Gambia Fertility Rate 5.7 5.14 4.36
Gambia Fertility Rate Global Rank 13th 10th 11th
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 Gambia population is expected to increase by 60973 people. 
  • Gambia population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • Gambia will see more birth rate than death rate for next 100 years. 
  • Gambia Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 146th-131st. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Gambia population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 2.38%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Gambia is expected to be decreasing. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Gambia contributes 0.04% of world's total population. 

Gambia
 Population Fact

Gambia
 Total Population Trend

Gambia
 Population Growth Rate

Gambia
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 1.69 Million 149th
2020 2.29 Million 146th
2030 3 Million 140th
2040 3.77 Million 133rd
2050 4.56 Million 131st
2060 5.3 Million 129th
2070 5.96 Million 126th
2080 6.51 Million 120th
2090 6.92 Million 117th
2100 7.17 Million 115th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 1.69 Million 3.2%
2020 2.29 Million 3.09%
2030 3 Million 2.78%
2040 3.77 Million 2.41%
2050 4.56 Million 2%
2060 5.3 Million 1.63%
2070 5.96 Million 1.3%
2080 6.51 Million 1%
2090 6.92 Million 0.72%
2100 7.17 Million 0.49%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 1.69 Million 0.02%
2020 2.29 Million 0.02%
2030 3 Million 0.03%
2040 3.77 Million 0.04%
2050 4.56 Million 0.04%
2060 5.3 Million 0.05%
2070 5.96 Million 0.05%
2080 6.51 Million 0.06%
2090 6.92 Million 0.06%
2100 7.17 Million 0.06%

Gambia Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Gambia population density is 314.2 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Gambia Ranks in range of 16th-24th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Gambia. 

Gambia
 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 170.67 14th
2020 217.14 16th
2030 266.73 18th
2040 317.69 20th
2050 366.8 22nd
2060 402.66 24th
2070 429.71 26th
2080 445.77 28th
2090 449.47 30th
2100 440.48 32nd

Gambia Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Gambia is 62.075 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).  
  • Gambia ranks 180th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Gambia
 Avg Life Expectancy

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

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 59.62 173rd
2020 62.07 180th
2030 63.92 185th
2040 65.44 193rd
2050 66.72 196th
2060 67.85 197th
2070 68.93 197th
2080 69.98 197th
2090 70.99 198th
2100 0

Gambia Average Fertility Rate

  • In Gambia, Women gives birth to 5.143 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Gambia rank is in range of 10th-32nd in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Gambia
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 5.7 13th
2020 5.14 10th
2030 4.36 11th
2040 3.6 16th
2050 3 22nd
2060 2.59 32nd
2070 2.32 36th
2080 2.13 36th
2090 2 39th
2100 1.93 40th

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Gambia population was 271377 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.03%.Currently Gambia population is around 1692149 and by year 2030 its expected to be 3000667 .Gambia ranks 149th when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Gambia in 2010 was 59.622, in 2020 its 62.075 and by 2050 it will be 66.725.As mentioned in Highlight's Gambia 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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