Population growth in Senegal

From 1960 to 2017 the population of Senegal increased from 3.21 million to 15.85 million people. This is a growth by 394.3 percent in 57 years. The highest increase in Senegal was recorded in 2015 with 5.66%. The smallest increase in 1979 with 2.33%.

In the same period, the total population of all countries worldwide increased by 148.2 percent.

Growth in worldwide comparison



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Population development in Senegal since 1960

(Data in millions of inhabitants)



JahrPopulation
Senegal
ChangeBirthrateDeathrate Population
World
Change
19613.30 M2.76 %  3,075 M1.35 %
19623.39 M2.78 %  3,128 M1.72 %
19633.48 M2.80 %  3,193 M2.07 %
19643.58 M2.83 %  3,258 M2.05 %
19653.68 M2.86 %  3,325 M2.05 %
19663.79 M2.89 %  3,395 M2.10 %
19673.90 M2.90 %  3,464 M2.05 %
19684.01 M2.93 %  3,535 M2.03 %
19694.13 M2.97 %  3,609 M2.11 %
19704.26 M3.02 %  3,685 M2.09 %
19714.39 M3.08 %  3,762 M2.10 %
19724.53 M3.11 %  3,839 M2.04 %
19734.66 M3.08 %  3,915 M1.98 %
19744.80 M2.96 %  3,991 M1.96 %
19754.94 M2.79 %  4,066 M1.87 %
19765.06 M2.60 %  4,139 M1.79 %
19775.19 M2.47 %  4,212 M1.75 %
19785.32 M2.42 %  4,286 M1.75 %
19795.44 M2.33 %48.6 ‰17.6 ‰4,358 M1.68 %
19805.58 M2.65 %48.4 ‰16.9 ‰4,434 M1.75 %
19815.74 M2.82 %48.1 ‰16.2 ‰4,512 M1.76 %
19825.91 M2.95 %47.8 ‰15.5 ‰4,593 M1.80 %
19836.09 M3.04 %47.3 ‰14.9 ‰4,675 M1.78 %
19846.28 M3.08 %46.7 ‰14.2 ‰4,757 M1.75 %
19856.47 M3.09 %46.1 ‰13.5 ‰4,840 M1.75 %
19866.67 M3.08 %45.5 ‰13.0 ‰4,926 M1.77 %
19876.88 M3.07 %44.8 ‰12.4 ‰5,014 M1.78 %
19887.09 M3.07 %44.2 ‰12.0 ‰5,102 M1.77 %
19897.30 M3.06 %43.6 ‰11.6 ‰5,191 M1.74 %
19907.53 M3.05 %43.1 ‰11.4 ‰5,281 M1.74 %
19917.76 M3.05 %42.6 ‰11.2 ‰5,369 M1.66 %
19927.99 M3.02 %42.2 ‰11.1 ‰5,453 M1.57 %
19938.23 M2.96 %41.8 ‰11.1 ‰5,538 M1.56 %
19948.46 M2.85 %41.4 ‰11.1 ‰5,623 M1.52 %
19958.69 M2.71 %41.0 ‰11.1 ‰5,708 M1.51 %
19968.91 M2.56 %40.6 ‰11.1 ‰5,790 M1.45 %
19979.13 M2.45 %40.2 ‰11.1 ‰5,873 M1.43 %
19989.35 M2.38 %39.9 ‰11.0 ‰5,955 M1.39 %
19999.57 M2.36 %39.6 ‰10.9 ‰6,035 M1.35 %
20009.80 M2.39 %39.3 ‰10.7 ‰6,115 M1.32 %
200110.04 M2.43 %39.1 ‰10.5 ‰6,194 M1.30 %
200210.28 M2.47 %38.9 ‰10.2 ‰6,274 M1.28 %
200310.54 M2.51 %38.8 ‰9.9 ‰6,353 M1.26 %
200410.81 M2.55 %38.7 ‰9.5 ‰6,432 M1.25 %
200511.09 M2.59 %38.6 ‰9.1 ‰6,513 M1.25 %
200611.38 M2.63 %38.6 ‰8.8 ‰6,594 M1.24 %
200711.69 M2.68 %38.5 ‰8.4 ‰6,675 M1.24 %
200812.00 M2.72 %38.5 ‰8.0 ‰6,758 M1.24 %
200912.34 M2.75 %38.4 ‰7.7 ‰6,841 M1.22 %
201012.68 M2.78 %38.2 ‰7.3 ‰6,923 M1.20 %
201113.03 M2.81 %38.0 ‰7.0 ‰7,004 M1.17 %
201213.40 M2.82 %37.7 ‰6.7 ‰7,087 M1.18 %
201313.78 M2.84 %37.3 ‰6.5 ‰7,171 M1.18 %
201414.17 M2.85 %36.8 ‰6.3 ‰7,256 M1.18 %
201514.98 M5.66 %36.2 ‰6.1 ‰7,357 M1.40 %
201615.41 M2.90 %35.6 ‰5.9 ‰7,444 M1.18 %
201715.85 M2.85 %35.0 ‰5.7 ‰7,530 M1.15 %


Birth- and deathrate in Senegal

Population growth is the result of the birth rate, the mortality rate and the migration rate. The example of the year 2017 in the graph: The population in Senegal increased by about 439,000 inhabitants. In the same year, the death rate was 5.7 per 1000 people (~ 88,500 deaths) and the birth rate was 35.0 per 1000 people (~ 539,000 births). As a result, around 11,500 inhabitants have migrated to other countries.

The development of births and deaths is displayed in the following graph. All data refer to births or deaths per 1000 inhabitants.





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