Democratic Republic Of Congo Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of Democratic Republic Of Congo population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Democratic Republic Of Congo in 2022 is 99,010,212, a 3.25% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Democratic Republic Of Congo in 2021 was 95,894,118, a 3.28% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Democratic Republic Of Congo in 2020 was 92,853,164, a 3.28% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Democratic Republic Of Congo in 2019 was 89,906,890, a 3.24% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2022 Population
Ethiopia 123,379,924
Democratic Republic of Congo 99,010,212
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Uganda 47,249,585
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Yemen 33,696,614
Mozambique 32,969,518
Nepal 30,547,580
Madagascar 29,611,714
Niger 26,207,977
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Burkina Faso 22,673,762
Mali 22,593,590
Malawi 20,405,317
Chad 17,723,315
Somalia 17,597,511
Senegal 17,316,449
Zimbabwe 16,320,537
Guinea 13,859,341
Rwanda 13,776,698
Benin 13,352,864
Burundi 12,889,576
Haiti 11,584,996
South Sudan 10,913,164
Tajikistan 9,952,787
Togo 8,848,699
Sierra Leone 8,605,718
Central African Republic 5,579,144
Liberia 5,302,681
Eritrea 3,684,032
Gambia 2,705,992
Guinea-Bissau 2,105,566
Comoros 836,774
Democratic Republic Of Congo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 99,010,212 3.25%
2021 95,894,118 3.28%
2020 92,853,164 3.28%
2019 89,906,890 3.24%
2018 87,087,355 3.33%
2017 84,283,273 3.50%
2016 81,430,977 3.53%
2015 78,656,904 3.45%
2014 76,035,588 3.51%
2013 73,460,021 3.47%
2012 70,997,870 3.41%
2011 68,654,269 3.41%
2010 66,391,257 3.30%
2009 64,270,232 3.25%
2008 62,249,724 3.25%
2007 60,289,422 3.27%
2006 58,381,630 3.24%
2005 56,550,247 3.16%
2004 54,815,607 3.03%
2003 53,205,639 2.99%
2002 51,662,071 3.10%
2001 50,106,657 3.07%
2000 48,616,317 2.94%
1999 47,227,238 2.90%
1998 45,895,524 2.39%
1997 44,822,198 1.59%
1996 44,118,709 1.92%
1995 43,285,791 4.27%
1994 41,511,985 4.88%
1993 39,580,844 3.26%
1992 38,332,302 3.06%
1991 37,194,812 3.35%
1990 35,987,541 3.34%
1989 34,825,891 3.19%
1988 33,750,052 3.17%
1987 32,712,574 3.11%
1986 31,725,132 3.00%
1985 30,800,051 3.08%
1984 29,879,852 3.02%
1983 29,005,175 2.79%
1982 28,219,219 2.77%
1981 27,457,783 2.80%
1980 26,708,686 3.11%
1979 25,902,760 3.55%
1978 25,015,244 3.13%
1977 24,256,464 2.54%
1976 23,655,016 2.61%
1975 23,052,715 2.69%
1974 22,448,415 2.72%
1973 21,853,906 2.73%
1972 21,273,409 2.71%
1971 20,712,952 2.78%
1970 20,151,733 2.90%
1969 19,583,123 2.95%
1968 19,022,799 2.98%
1967 18,472,105 2.96%
1966 17,941,738 2.89%
1965 17,438,254 2.78%
1964 16,965,855 2.71%
1963 16,517,995 2.68%
1962 16,086,084 2.63%
1961 15,673,284 2.60%
1960 15,276,558 2.50%
1959 14,903,607 2.30%
1958 14,569,211 2.22%
1957 14,252,673 2.25%
1956 13,939,099 2.20%
1955 13,638,427 2.16%
1954 13,349,701 2.10%
1953 13,074,603 2.08%
1952 12,807,615 2.09%
1951 12,545,791 2.03%
1950 12,295,745 0.00%