Gabon Population 2022


Gabon map
  • The current population of Gabon is estimated at 2,315,541 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Gabon represent 0.03% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Gabon is 8 inhabitants per km2.
  • Gabon is located in Africa.
  • Gabon ranks number 146 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Gabon is 0.3895° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 9.4609° E.
  • The median age in Gabon is 22.5 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Gabon is 150,000 XAF per month, around USD $240.00 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Gabon shares its land boundary with are Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon to the north, and the Republic of the Congo to the east and south. It is also bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west.

Gabon

Official name Gabonese Republic
Location Africa
Capital Libreville
Population 2,298,731 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 8/km2
Population growth rate 2.4% (in 2022)
Area 267,667 km2 (103,346.76 sq mi)
Official language French
Currency Central African CFA franc (XAF)
Life expectancy 66.80 years
Internet TLD .ga
Call code +241

Gabon Population Graph

Gabon Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 2,227,731 1,133,915 1,093,816 50.9% 49.1% 2,006,963 90.09%
2019 2,174,533 1,107,272 1,067,261 50.92% 49.08% 1,951,426 89.74%
2018 2,121,182 1,080,318 1,040,864 50.93% 49.07% 1,895,700 89.37%
2017 2,066,670 1,052,762 1,013,908 50.94% 49.06% 1,838,923 88.98%
2016 2,009,689 1,023,736 985,953 50.94% 49.06% 1,779,781 88.56%
2015 1,949,443 992,656 956,787 50.92% 49.08% 1,717,849 88.12%
2014 1,885,496 959,529 925,967 50.89% 49.11% 1,652,637 87.65%
2013 1,818,705 924,630 894,075 50.84% 49.16% 1,585,183 87.16%
2012 1,751,252 889,111 862,141 50.77% 49.23% 1,517,110 86.63%
2011 1,686,145 854,707 831,438 50.69% 49.31% 1,451,602 86.09%
2010 1,625,608 822,395 803,213 50.59% 49.41% 1,390,383 85.53%
2009 1,570,337 792,706 777,631 50.48% 49.52% 1,334,158 84.96%
2008 1,519,905 765,424 754,481 50.36% 49.64% 1,282,192 84.36%
2007 1,473,890 740,482 733,408 50.24% 49.76% 1,234,235 83.74%
2006 1,431,431 717,433 713,998 50.12% 49.88% 1,189,662 83.11%
2005 1,391,801 696,040 695,761 50.01% 49.99% 1,147,540 82.45%
2004 1,355,006 676,419 678,587 49.92% 50.08% 1,108,124 81.78%
2003 1,321,134 658,585 662,549 49.85% 50.15% 1,071,175 81.08%
2002 1,289,469 642,156 647,313 49.8% 50.2% 1,036,346 80.37%
2001 1,259,140 626,422 632,718 49.75% 50.25% 1,002,653 79.63%
2000 1,229,465 610,798 618,667 49.68% 50.32% 969,802 78.88%
1999 1,200,137 595,388 604,749 49.61% 50.39% 937,307 78.1%
1998 1,171,114 580,053 591,061 49.53% 50.47% 905,388 77.31%
1997 1,142,359 564,782 577,577 49.44% 50.56% 873,790 76.49%
1996 1,113,946 549,732 564,214 49.35% 50.65% 842,700 75.65%
1995 1,085,927 535,145 550,782 49.28% 50.72% 812,273 74.8%
1994 1,058,204 520,742 537,462 49.21% 50.79% 782,224 73.92%
1993 1,030,696 506,690 524,006 49.16% 50.84% 752,408 73%
1992 1,003,475 492,907 510,568 49.12% 50.88% 719,993 71.75%
1991 976,761 479,394 497,367 49.08% 50.92% 688,226 70.46%
1990 950,442 466,002 484,440 49.03% 50.97% 657,136 69.14%
1989 924,638 452,980 471,658 48.99% 51.01% 626,812 67.79%
1988 899,370 440,062 459,308 48.93% 51.07% 597,272 66.41%
1987 874,745 427,575 447,170 48.88% 51.12% 568,584 65%
1986 850,902 415,410 435,492 48.82% 51.18% 542,110 63.71%
1985 827,934 403,783 424,151 48.77% 51.23% 516,631 62.4%
1984 805,922 392,645 413,277 48.72% 51.28% 492,257 61.08%
1983 784,840 381,903 402,937 48.66% 51.34% 468,785 59.73%
1982 764,696 371,719 392,977 48.61% 51.39% 446,353 58.37%
1981 745,440 361,911 383,529 48.55% 51.45% 424,901 57%
1980 727,061 352,625 374,436 48.5% 51.5% 397,557 54.68%
1979 709,497 343,680 365,817 48.44% 51.56% 371,351 52.34%
1978 692,770 335,231 357,539 48.39% 51.61% 346,316 49.99%
1977 676,940 327,233 349,707 48.34% 51.66% 322,427 47.63%
1976 662,059 319,642 342,417 48.28% 51.72% 299,913 45.3%
1975 648,186 312,555 335,631 48.22% 51.78% 278,526 42.97%
1974 635,374 305,933 329,441 48.15% 51.85% 258,470 40.68%
1973 623,537 299,734 323,803 48.07% 51.93% 239,625 38.43%
1972 612,317 293,912 318,405 48% 52% 221,842 36.23%
1971 601,209 288,340 312,869 47.96% 52.04% 204,892 34.08%
1970 589,906 282,978 306,928 47.97% 52.03% 188,770 32%
1969 578,222 277,720 300,502 48.03% 51.97% 174,854 30.24%
1968 566,329 272,687 293,642 48.15% 51.85% 161,574 28.53%
1967 554,608 267,820 286,788 48.29% 51.71% 149,079 26.88%
1966 543,662 263,350 280,312 48.44% 51.56% 137,546 25.3%
1965 533,890 259,364 274,526 48.58% 51.42% 126,959 23.78%
1964 525,416 255,773 269,643 48.68% 51.32% 117,273 22.32%
1963 518,091 252,621 265,470 48.76% 51.24% 108,385 20.92%
1962 511,796 249,808 261,988 48.81% 51.19% 100,261 19.59%
1961 506,299 247,327 258,972 48.85% 51.15% 92,805 18.33%
1960 501,423 245,045 256,378 48.87% 51.13% 87,248 17.4%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Gabon ordered by Population

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

Gabon

# City Population 2022
1 Libreville 586,424
2 Port-Gentil 110,648
3 Franceville 43,556
4 Oyem 31,166
5 Moanda 30,449
6 Mouila 22,811
7 Lambarene 21,062
8 Tchibanga 19,677
9 Koulamoutou 16,373
10 Makokou 13,789
11 Bitam 10,462
12 Gamba 10,019
13 Mounana 8,923
14 Ntoum 8,708
15 Lastoursville 8,470
16 Okondja 7,225
17 Ndende 6,278
18 Booue 5,836
19 Fougamou 5,700
20 Ndjole 5,177
21 Mbigou 4,189
22 Mayumba 4,062
23 Mitzic 3,945
24 Lekoni 3,612
25 Mimongo 3,334

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