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Nepal Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Nepal Population is increasing
  • Nepal Population Density is increasing
  • Nepal Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Nepal Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Nepal population is expected to increase by 25497 people. Nepal contributes 0.37% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Nepal is 71.561 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. Nepal owns 0.00096% of land i.e. 143350 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 94 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Nepal Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Nepal Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Nepal Population (in million) 27.02 30.26 33.16
Nepal Global Rank 46th 49th 53rd
Nepal Global Population Share 0.38% 0.38% 0.38%
Nepal Global Population Density 206.72 244.22 281.46
Nepal Global Population Density Rank 204th 206th 208th
Nepal Average Life Expectancy 67.91 71.56 74.06
Nepal Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 136th 129th 121st
Nepal Fertility Rate 2.6 1.99 1.79
Nepal Fertility Rate Global Rank 89th 115th 140th
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 Nepal population is expected to increase by 25497 people. 
  • Nepal population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • As per trend analysis Nepal will have more death than births from 2063 and this will impact population growth. 
  • Nepal Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 49th-57th. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Nepal population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 0.49%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Nepal is expected to be decreasing starting Year : 2056. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Nepal contributes 0.37% of world's total population. 

Nepal
 Population Fact

Nepal
 Total Population Trend

Nepal
 Population Growth Rate

Nepal
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 27.02 Million 46th
2020 30.26 Million 49th
2030 33.16 Million 53rd
2040 35.06 Million 54th
2050 36.1 Million 57th
2060 36.32 Million 60th
2070 35.59 Million 64th
2080 33.97 Million 66th
2090 31.73 Million 67th
2100 29.31 Million 67th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 27.02 Million 1.05%
2020 30.26 Million 1.1%
2030 33.16 Million 0.75%
2040 35.06 Million 0.43%
2050 36.1 Million 0.21%
2060 36.32 Million -0.03%
2070 35.59 Million -0.29%
2080 33.97 Million -0.53%
2090 31.73 Million -0.73%
2100 29.31 Million -0.79%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 27.02 Million 0.38%
2020 30.26 Million 0.38%
2030 33.16 Million 0.38%
2040 35.06 Million 0.38%
2050 36.1 Million 0.36%
2060 36.32 Million 0.35%
2070 35.59 Million 0.33%
2080 33.97 Million 0.31%
2090 31.73 Million 0.28%
2100 29.31 Million 0.26%

Nepal Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Nepal population density is 308.21 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Nepal Ranks in range of 206th-214th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Nepal. 

Nepal
 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 206.72 204th
2020 244.22 206th
2030 281.46 208th
2040 313.42 210th
2050 339.51 212th
2060 362.45 214th
2070 375.76 216th
2080 378.28 218th
2090 369.74 220th
2100 350.86 222nd

Nepal Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Nepal is 71.561 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).  
  • Nepal ranks 129th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Nepal
 Avg Life Expectancy

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

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 67.91 136th
2020 71.56 129th
2030 74.06 121st
2040 76.12 116th
2050 77.95 114th
2060 79.59 114th
2070 81.13 114th
2080 82.64 113th
2090 84.06 113th
2100 0

Nepal Average Fertility Rate

  • In Nepal, Women gives birth to 1.997 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Nepal rank is in range of 115th-176th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Nepal
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 2.6 89th
2020 1.99 115th
2030 1.79 140th
2040 1.7 156th
2050 1.68 172nd
2060 1.69 176th
2070 1.71 179th
2080 1.73 177th
2090 1.75 173rd
2100 1.77 171st

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Nepal population was 8483325 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.02%.Currently Nepal population is around 27023137 and by year 2030 its expected to be 33167612 .Nepal ranks 46th when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Nepal in 2010 was 67.914, in 2020 its 71.561 and by 2050 it will be 77.953.As mentioned in Highlight's Nepal 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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