Eritrea Population 2022


Eritrea map
  • The current population of Eritrea is estimated at 3,616,090 people as of June, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Eritrea represent 0.05% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Eritrea is 30.7 inhabitants per km2.
  • Eritrea is located in Africa.
  • Eritrea ranks number 133 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Eritrea is 15.6131° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 39.4502° E.
  • The median age in Eritrea is 19.2 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Eritrea is 360 ERN per month, around USD $23 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Eritrea shares its land boundary with are Djibouti to the southeast, Ethiopia to the south, and Sudan to the west.

Eritrea

Official name State of Eritrea
Location Africa
Capital Asmara
Population 3,614,474 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 30.7/km2
Population growth rate 1.3% (in 2022)
Area 117,600 km2 (45,405.60 sq mi)
Official language Tigrinya, Arabic, English
Currency Nakfa (ERN)
Life expectancy 67.20 years
Internet TLD .er
Call code +291

Cities in Eritrea ordered by Population

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

Eritrea

# City Population 2022
1 Asmara 655,684
2 Keren 148,578
3 Teseney 65,603
4 Mendefera 64,070
5 Agordat 48,213
6 Assab 40,310
7 Massawa 37,045
8 Adi Quala 35,042
9 Senafe 32,331
10 Dekemhare 31,434
11 Segheneyti 27,993
12 Nakfa 20,410
13 Adi Keyh 19,611
14 Barentu 15,595
15 Beilul 14,286
16 Edd 13,047
17 Ghinda 10,611
18 Mersa Fatuma 9,682

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