Democratic Republic of the Congo Population 2022


Democratic Republic of the Congo map
  • The current population of Democratic Republic of the Congo is estimated at 105,522,678 people as of June, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Democratic Republic of the Congo represent 1.33% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Democratic Republic of the Congo is 46 inhabitants per km2.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo is located in Africa.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo ranks number 16 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Democratic Republic of the Congo is -4.1234° S. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 20.8930° E.
  • The median age in Democratic Republic of the Congo is 18.2 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Democratic Republic of the Congo is 7075 CDF per day, valid in June, 2022. (around $3.50 USD per day).
  • The countries that Democratic Republic of the Congo shares its land boundary with are the Central African Republic and South Sudan to the north, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania and Uganda to the east, Zambia to the southeast and Angola to the southwest.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Official name Democratic Republic of the Congo
Location Africa
Capital Kinshasa
Population 105,404,210 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 46/km2
Population growth rate 2.8% (in 2022)
Area 2,345,409 km2 (905,567.11 sq mi)
Official language French
Currency Congolese franc (CDF)
Life expectancy 63.50 years
Internet TLD .cd
Call code +243

Cities in Democratic Republic of the Congo ordered by Population

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

Democratic Republic of the Congo

# City Population 2022
1 Kinshasa 9,034,232
2 Lubumbashi 1,649,096
3 Mbuji-Mayi 1,584,954
4 Bukavu 1,025,817
5 Kananga 981,125
6 Kisangani 879,444
7 Tshikapa 531,633
8 Kolwezi 456,627
9 Likasi 428,662
10 Goma 383,372
11 Kikwit 374,476
12 Uvira 341,538
13 Bunia 331,345
14 Mbandaka 328,678
15 Matadi 293,669
16 Butembo 206,701
17 Mwene-Ditu 193,407
18 Boma 169,250
19 Kindu 165,305
20 Kamina 145,780
21 Gandajika 142,636
22 Bandundu 139,701
23 Gemena 134,194
24 Kipushi 123,805
25 Baraka 117,237
26 Bumba 104,341
27 Mbanza-Ngungu 97,930
28 Beni 96,771
29 Kalemie 93,324
30 Muanda 88,260
31 Tshilenge 81,650
32 Lisala 79,901
33 Inkisi 78,598
34 Bukama 76,595
35 Ilebo 73,147
36 Kambove 72,768
37 Bakwa-Kalonji 70,343
38 Binga 65,479
39 Kongolo 63,130
40 Lodja 62,534
41 Katwa 61,161
42 Idiofa 59,388
43 Moba 59,222
44 Kabalo 59,166
45 Mulongo 58,353
46 Kaniama 58,088
47 Manono 56,911
48 Rutshuru 56,817
49 Miabi 55,859
50 Mweka 55,723
51 Kasongo 55,477
52 Bulungu 55,374
53 Kimpese 54,524
54 Buta 54,074
55 Balamba 53,579
56 Oicha 50,963
57 Basoko 50,835
58 Gbadolite 48,472
59 Kalima 47,594
60 Inongo 47,432
61 Kituku 43,973
62 Mangai 43,871
63 Kenge 43,553
64 Mushie 42,799
65 Nioki 41,524
66 Yangambi 41,472
67 Nyunzu 41,140
68 Aketi 40,843
69 Luputa 38,438
70 Mangina 38,060
71 Kutu 38,018
72 Dibaya-Lubue 37,869
73 Kirumba 35,590
74 Kayna 35,000
75 Boende 34,211
76 Businga 32,883
77 Lusambo 32,874
78 Zongo 32,861
79 Fungurume 32,814
80 Watsa 32,263
81 Bolobo 32,154
82 Lukula 31,783
83 Lukunga mputu 31,702
84 Kasangulu 31,225
85 Masi-Manimba 30,823
86 Kabeya-Kamwanga 30,486
87 Aru 30,299
88 Kipamba 30,275
89 Kanyabayonga 30,175
90 Mongbwalu 30,144
91 Luebo 29,517
92 Katanda 29,394
93 Malemba-Nkulu 28,882
94 Lubero 28,548
95 Basankusu 27,866
96 Djugu 27,342
97 Dungu 27,112
98 Lubao 26,996
99 Pweto 25,052
100 Libenge 24,264

Other Countries from Africa Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Ethiopia 119,814,176 93/km2
Democratic Republic of the Congo 105,404,210 46/km2
Egypt 105,191,099 102/km2
Kenya 55,839,697 78/km2
Algeria 45,433,964 17.9/km2
Angola 33,103,620 25/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
Burkina Faso 22,081,135 65/km2
Mali 21,396,790 11.8/km2
Malawi 20,091,635 153.3/km2
Chad 17,198,842 8.7/km2
Guinea 13,612,741 41/km2
Benin 12,772,945 94.9/km2
Burundi 12,422,669 402.8/km2
Libya 7,011,320 4/km2
Republic of the Congo 5,715,910 18/km2
Liberia 5,294,709 40.50/km2