Djibouti Population 2022


Djibouti map
  • The current population of Djibouti is estimated at 1,001,902 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Djibouti represent 0.01% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Djibouti is 37.4 inhabitants per km2.
  • Djibouti is located in Africa.
  • Djibouti ranks number 160 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Djibouti is 11.8262° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 42.5900° E.
  • The median age in Djibouti is 26.6 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Djibouti is not existent.A person working in Djibouti City typically earns around 151,000 DJF per month, around USD $840 per month in 2022.
  • The countries that Djibouti shares its land boundary with are Eritrea to the north, Ethiopia to the west and southwest, and Somalia to the south.

Djibouti

Official name Republic of Djibouti
Location Africa
Capital Djibouti
Population 997,410 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 37.4/km2
Population growth rate 1.45% (in 2022)
Area 23,200 km2 (8,957.57 sq mi)
Official language French and Arabic
Currency Djiboutian franc (DJF)
Life expectancy 67.55 years
Internet TLD .dj
Call code +253

Djibouti Population Graph

Djibouti Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 988,990 519,516 469,474 52.53% 47.47% 772,006 78.06%
2019 974,531 512,506 462,025 52.59% 47.41% 759,355 77.92%
2018 959,882 505,186 454,696 52.63% 47.37% 746,596 77.78%
2017 945,044 497,849 447,195 52.68% 47.32% 733,827 77.65%
2016 930,046 490,692 439,354 52.76% 47.24% 721,065 77.53%
2015 914,912 483,622 431,290 52.86% 47.14% 708,325 77.42%
2014 899,606 476,881 422,725 53.01% 46.99% 695,485 77.31%
2013 884,179 470,383 413,796 53.2% 46.8% 682,763 77.22%
2012 869,004 463,701 405,303 53.36% 46.64% 670,350 77.14%
2011 854,525 456,145 398,380 53.38% 46.62% 658,497 77.06%
2010 841,034 447,514 393,520 53.21% 46.79% 647,596 77%
2009 828,648 437,443 391,205 52.79% 47.21% 637,562 76.94%
2008 817,177 426,240 390,937 52.16% 47.84% 628,409 76.9%
2007 806,261 414,579 391,682 51.42% 48.58% 619,612 76.85%
2006 795,349 403,640 391,709 50.75% 49.25% 610,908 76.81%
2005 784,031 394,054 389,977 50.26% 49.74% 601,822 76.76%
2004 772,371 386,185 386,186 50% 50% 592,563 76.72%
2003 760,399 379,743 380,656 49.94% 50.06% 582,998 76.67%
2002 747,694 374,071 373,623 50.03% 49.97% 572,883 76.62%
2001 733,752 368,123 365,629 50.17% 49.83% 561,907 76.58%
2000 718,295 361,087 357,208 50.27% 49.73% 549,711 76.53%
1999 700,673 352,579 348,094 50.32% 49.68% 535,945 76.49%
1998 681,145 342,888 338,257 50.34% 49.66% 520,667 76.44%
1997 661,519 332,943 328,576 50.33% 49.67% 505,334 76.39%
1996 644,293 324,208 320,085 50.32% 49.68% 491,918 76.35%
1995 631,015 317,464 313,551 50.31% 49.69% 481,464 76.3%
1994 622,986 313,424 309,562 50.31% 49.69% 475,027 76.25%
1993 619,123 311,481 307,642 50.31% 49.69% 471,834 76.21%
1992 615,665 309,679 305,986 50.3% 49.7% 468,890 76.16%
1991 607,450 305,547 301,903 50.3% 49.7% 462,330 76.11%
1990 590,983 297,264 293,719 50.3% 49.7% 448,911 75.96%
1989 564,419 283,959 280,460 50.31% 49.69% 427,547 75.75%
1988 529,522 266,455 263,067 50.32% 49.68% 400,054 75.55%
1987 491,171 247,255 243,916 50.34% 49.66% 370,048 75.34%
1986 455,131 229,249 225,882 50.37% 49.63% 341,940 75.13%
1985 426,332 214,871 211,461 50.4% 49.6% 319,451 74.93%
1984 406,708 205,103 201,605 50.43% 49.57% 303,892 74.72%
1983 394,469 199,049 195,420 50.46% 49.54% 293,879 74.5%
1982 385,923 194,814 191,109 50.48% 49.52% 285,351 73.94%
1981 375,571 189,588 185,983 50.48% 49.52% 274,280 73.03%
1980 359,570 181,403 178,167 50.45% 49.55% 259,250 72.1%
1979 336,651 169,605 167,046 50.38% 49.62% 239,494 71.14%
1978 308,532 155,099 153,433 50.27% 49.73% 216,497 70.17%
1977 277,944 139,333 138,611 50.13% 49.87% 192,282 69.18%
1976 249,053 124,452 124,601 49.97% 50.03% 169,779 68.17%
1975 224,625 111,908 112,717 49.82% 50.18% 150,813 67.14%
1974 205,590 102,240 103,350 49.73% 50.27% 135,895 66.1%
1973 190,950 94,902 96,048 49.7% 50.3% 124,194 65.04%
1972 179,595 89,295 90,300 49.72% 50.28% 114,887 63.97%
1971 169,711 84,448 85,263 49.76% 50.24% 106,714 62.88%
1970 159,981 79,655 80,326 49.79% 50.21% 98,836 61.78%
1969 150,189 74,779 75,410 49.79% 50.21% 91,105 60.66%
1968 140,743 70,076 70,667 49.79% 50.21% 83,798 59.54%
1967 131,668 65,531 66,137 49.77% 50.23% 76,894 58.4%
1966 123,122 61,253 61,869 49.75% 50.25% 70,500 57.26%
1965 115,206 57,303 57,903 49.74% 50.26% 64,642 56.11%
1964 107,797 53,607 54,190 49.73% 50.27% 59,234 54.95%
1963 100,819 50,137 50,682 49.73% 50.27% 54,231 53.79%
1962 94,410 46,941 47,469 49.72% 50.28% 49,679 52.62%
1961 88,698 44,092 44,606 49.71% 50.29% 45,635 51.45%
1960 83,818 41,666 42,152 49.71% 50.29% 42,186 50.33%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Djibouti ordered by Population

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

Djibouti

# City Population 2022
1 Djibouti 632,937
2 Ali Sabieh 55,792
3 Tadjourah 22,455
4 Obock 17,966
5 Dikhil 12,233
6 Arta 6,122
7 Holhol 3,563
8 Goubetto 2,029
9 Dorra 1,895
10 Galafi 1,876
11 Loyada 1,673
12 Alaili Dadda 1,470

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