Chad Population 2022


Chad map
  • The current population of Chad is estimated at 17,359,335 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Chad represent 0.22% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Chad is 8.7 inhabitants per km2.
  • Chad is located in Africa.
  • Chad ranks number 72 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Chad is 15.3414° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 18.6328° E.
  • The median age in Chad is 16.9 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Chad is 59,995 XAF per month, around $97 USD per month. Chad's minimum wage was last changed in 18-Oct-2011.
  • The countries that Chad shares its land boundary with are Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, and Cameroon, Nigeria and Niger to the west.

Chad

Official name Republic of Chad
Location Africa
Capital N'Djamena
Population 17,198,842 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 8.7/km2
Population growth rate 2.98% (in 2022)
Area
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1,284,000 km2 (495,754.97 sq mi)
Official language Arabic and French
Currency Central African CFA franc (XAF)
Life expectancy 54.80 years
Internet TLD .td
Call code +235

Chad Population Graph

Chad Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 16,432,429 8,203,069 8,229,360 49.92% 50.08% 3,864,907 23.52%
2019 15,953,261 7,963,868 7,989,393 49.92% 50.08% 3,713,919 23.28%
2018 15,483,918 7,729,572 7,754,346 49.92% 50.08% 3,570,591 23.06%
2017 15,022,768 7,497,864 7,524,904 49.91% 50.09% 3,434,205 22.86%
2016 14,567,483 7,270,631 7,296,852 49.91% 50.09% 3,303,905 22.68%
2015 14,116,615 7,044,191 7,072,424 49.9% 50.1% 3,179,062 22.52%
2014 13,669,027 6,820,844 6,848,183 49.9% 50.1% 3,057,761 22.37%
2013 13,225,721 6,599,635 6,626,086 49.9% 50.1% 2,942,723 22.25%
2012 12,789,862 6,380,862 6,409,000 49.89% 50.11% 2,831,675 22.14%
2011 12,367,166 6,169,979 6,197,187 49.89% 50.11% 2,726,960 22.05%
2010 11,958,110 5,964,705 5,993,405 49.88% 50.12% 2,629,588 21.99%
2009 11,565,922 5,767,925 5,797,997 49.87% 50.13% 2,536,407 21.93%
2008 11,189,181 5,580,045 5,609,136 49.87% 50.13% 2,450,431 21.9%
2007 10,823,440 5,395,485 5,427,955 49.85% 50.15% 2,367,086 21.87%
2006 10,462,351 5,214,436 5,247,915 49.84% 50.16% 2,283,931 21.83%
2005 10,101,678 5,033,666 5,068,012 49.83% 50.17% 2,202,166 21.8%
2004 9,739,628 4,852,283 4,887,345 49.82% 50.18% 2,120,317 21.77%
2003 9,378,600 4,671,481 4,707,119 49.81% 50.19% 2,038,908 21.74%
2002 9,023,736 4,493,821 4,529,915 49.8% 50.2% 1,958,151 21.7%
2001 8,682,388 4,322,961 4,359,427 49.79% 50.21% 1,881,473 21.67%
2000 8,359,832 4,160,688 4,199,144 49.77% 50.23% 1,809,068 21.64%
1999 8,057,559 4,009,441 4,048,118 49.76% 50.24% 1,740,433 21.6%
1998 7,773,938 3,866,757 3,907,181 49.74% 50.26% 1,676,838 21.57%
1997 7,507,246 3,732,603 3,774,643 49.72% 50.28% 1,617,061 21.54%
1996 7,254,599 3,606,261 3,648,338 49.71% 50.29% 1,560,464 21.51%
1995 7,013,664 3,485,090 3,528,574 49.69% 50.31% 1,505,834 21.47%
1994 6,784,448 3,369,835 3,414,613 49.67% 50.33% 1,454,586 21.44%
1993 6,567,207 3,260,618 3,306,589 49.65% 50.35% 1,406,039 21.41%
1992 6,359,919 3,157,064 3,202,855 49.64% 50.36% 1,350,847 21.24%
1991 6,160,164 3,056,673 3,103,491 49.62% 50.38% 1,294,866 21.02%
1990 5,968,021 2,960,138 3,007,883 49.6% 50.4% 1,241,945 20.81%
1989 5,778,549 2,865,005 2,913,544 49.58% 50.42% 1,190,381 20.6%
1988 5,594,096 2,771,875 2,822,221 49.55% 50.45% 1,140,636 20.39%
1987 5,417,174 2,682,585 2,734,589 49.52% 50.48% 1,093,727 20.19%
1986 5,251,479 2,599,482 2,651,997 49.5% 50.5% 1,049,246 19.98%
1985 5,099,476 2,522,711 2,576,765 49.47% 50.53% 1,008,676 19.78%
1984 4,961,527 2,452,979 2,508,548 49.44% 50.56% 971,467 19.58%
1983 4,836,182 2,389,558 2,446,624 49.41% 50.59% 937,252 19.38%
1982 4,721,932 2,332,162 2,389,770 49.39% 50.61% 905,667 19.18%
1981 4,616,548 2,278,728 2,337,820 49.36% 50.64% 876,221 18.98%
1980 4,518,039 2,228,749 2,289,290 49.33% 50.67% 848,940 18.79%
1979 4,426,281 2,181,714 2,244,567 49.29% 50.71% 822,846 18.59%
1978 4,340,762 2,138,259 2,202,503 49.26% 50.74% 798,700 18.4%
1977 4,258,646 2,096,106 2,162,540 49.22% 50.78% 741,430 17.41%
1976 4,176,470 2,054,406 2,122,064 49.19% 50.81% 687,865 16.47%
1975 4,091,839 2,011,139 2,080,700 49.15% 50.85% 637,099 15.57%
1974 4,003,118 1,966,332 2,036,786 49.12% 50.88% 588,458 14.7%
1973 3,911,017 1,919,918 1,991,099 49.09% 50.91% 542,849 13.88%
1972 3,818,305 1,873,260 1,945,045 49.06% 50.94% 500,198 13.1%
1971 3,729,170 1,828,412 1,900,758 49.03% 50.97% 459,061 12.31%
1970 3,646,523 1,787,161 1,859,362 49.01% 50.99% 421,903 11.57%
1969 3,571,257 1,749,202 1,822,055 48.98% 51.02% 387,839 10.86%
1968 3,502,169 1,714,312 1,787,857 48.95% 51.05% 357,221 10.2%
1967 3,437,565 1,681,657 1,755,908 48.92% 51.08% 328,631 9.56%
1966 3,374,880 1,650,316 1,724,564 48.9% 51.1% 302,727 8.97%
1965 3,312,231 1,619,019 1,693,212 48.88% 51.12% 278,559 8.41%
1964 3,249,124 1,587,522 1,661,602 48.86% 51.14% 256,031 7.88%
1963 3,186,123 1,556,740 1,629,383 48.86% 51.14% 239,915 7.53%
1962 3,123,723 1,526,251 1,597,472 48.86% 51.14% 226,158 7.24%
1961 3,062,813 1,496,490 1,566,323 48.86% 51.14% 213,172 6.96%
1960 3,004,005 1,468,057 1,535,948 48.87% 51.13% 201,268 6.7%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Chad ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Chad. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Chad

# City Population 2022
1 N'Djamena 731,681
2 Moundou 136,640
3 Sarh 103,994
4 Abeche 74,878
5 Kelo 43,031
6 Koumra 36,836
7 Pala 36,026
8 Am-Timan 29,356
9 Mongo 28,218
10 Bongor 28,064
11 Doba 24,555
12 Ati 24,445
13 Fada 24,024
14 Oum Hadjer 19,556
15 Lai 19,551
16 Bitkine 18,728
17 Mao 18,285
18 Massaguet 18,130
19 Dourbali 17,931
20 Mboursou Lere 17,374
21 Kyabe 16,399
22 Benoy 15,912
23 Massakory 15,616
24 Moussoro 15,356
25 Bere 14,865
26 Bokoro 14,841
27 Bousso 13,695
28 Faya-Largeau 13,569
29 Bebedja 12,862
30 Ngama 12,649
31 Adre 12,103
32 Bol 11,797
33 Guelendeng 11,478
34 Moissala 11,430
35 Biltine 11,121
36 Goundi 10,165
37 Gounou Gaya 9,674
38 Beinamar 7,511
39 Melfi 5,871
40 Beboto 5,506

Other Countries from Africa Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Nigeria 216,850,785 218/km2
Ethiopia 119,814,176 93/km2
Democratic Republic of the Congo 105,404,210 46/km2
Egypt 105,191,099 102/km2
Tanzania 63,582,799 47.5/km2
South Africa 60,839,972 42/km2
Kenya 55,839,697 78/km2
Uganda 49,130,208 161.1/km2
Sudan 46,010,693 21/km2
Algeria 45,433,964 17.9/km2
Morocco 37,722,619 50.1/km2
Angola 33,103,620 25/km2
Mozambique 33,099,311 28.9/km2
Ghana 32,257,331 102/km2
Madagascar 29,098,694 35.6/km2
Ivory Coast 27,485,355 64/km2
Cameroon 27,395,781 39.9/km2
Niger 26,010,912 12.2/km2
Burkina Faso 22,081,135 65/km2
Mali 21,396,790 11.8/km2