Guinea-Bissau Population 2022


Guinea-Bissau map
  • The current population of Guinea-Bissau is estimated at 2,027,919 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Guinea-Bissau represent 0.03% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Guinea-Bissau is 48 inhabitants per km2.
  • Guinea-Bissau is located in Africa.
  • Guinea-Bissau ranks number 150 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Guinea-Bissau is 11.7731° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is -15.1771° W.
  • The median age in Guinea-Bissau is 18.8 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Guinea-Bissau is CFA 19,030 per month, around USD $31.00 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Guinea-Bissau shares its land boundary with are Senegal to the north, and Guinea to the east and south. The Atlantic Ocean lies to the west.

Guinea-Bissau

Official name Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Location Africa
Capital Bissau
Population 2,013,661 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 48/km2
Population growth rate 2.41% (in 2022)
Area 36,125 km2 (13,947.93 sq mi)
Official language Portuguese
Currency West African CFA franc (XOF)
Life expectancy 60.71 years
Internet TLD .gw
Call code +245

Guinea-Bissau Population Graph

Guinea-Bissau Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 1,969,769 963,611 1,006,158 48.92% 51.08% 870,638 44.2%
2019 1,922,646 939,789 982,857 48.88% 51.12% 841,734 43.78%
2018 1,875,991 916,046 959,945 48.83% 51.17% 813,430 43.36%
2017 1,829,791 892,755 937,036 48.79% 51.21% 785,895 42.95%
2016 1,784,038 869,540 914,498 48.74% 51.26% 758,751 42.53%
2015 1,738,770 846,607 892,163 48.69% 51.31% 732,370 42.12%
2014 1,693,956 824,110 869,846 48.65% 51.35% 706,718 41.72%
2013 1,649,742 801,940 847,802 48.61% 51.39% 681,508 41.31%
2012 1,606,425 780,080 826,345 48.56% 51.44% 657,188 40.91%
2011 1,564,403 759,048 805,355 48.52% 51.48% 633,740 40.51%
2010 1,523,973 738,670 785,303 48.47% 51.53% 611,266 40.11%
2009 1,485,256 719,161 766,095 48.42% 51.58% 589,944 39.72%
2008 1,448,238 700,513 747,725 48.37% 51.63% 569,592 39.33%
2007 1,412,815 682,672 730,143 48.32% 51.68% 550,009 38.93%
2006 1,378,822 665,695 713,127 48.28% 51.72% 531,536 38.55%
2005 1,346,141 649,513 696,628 48.25% 51.75% 513,687 38.16%
2004 1,314,674 634,330 680,344 48.25% 51.75% 496,552 37.77%
2003 1,284,452 620,005 664,447 48.27% 51.73% 480,257 37.39%
2002 1,255,583 606,321 649,262 48.29% 51.71% 464,566 37%
2001 1,228,209 593,593 634,616 48.33% 51.67% 449,770 36.62%
2000 1,202,386 581,354 621,032 48.35% 51.65% 435,745 36.24%
1999 1,178,192 569,891 608,301 48.37% 51.63% 422,617 35.87%
1998 1,155,411 558,988 596,423 48.38% 51.62% 410,055 35.49%
1997 1,133,524 548,399 585,125 48.38% 51.62% 397,980 35.11%
1996 1,111,835 537,795 574,040 48.37% 51.63% 386,251 34.74%
1995 1,089,830 527,151 562,679 48.37% 51.63% 374,575 34.37%
1994 1,067,305 516,255 551,050 48.37% 51.63% 362,884 34%
1993 1,044,360 505,052 539,308 48.36% 51.64% 351,323 33.64%
1992 1,021,271 493,785 527,486 48.35% 51.65% 339,777 33.27%
1991 998,520 482,585 515,935 48.33% 51.67% 323,421 32.39%
1990 976,240 471,719 504,521 48.32% 51.68% 300,975 30.83%
1989 954,736 461,233 493,503 48.31% 51.69% 279,833 29.31%
1988 933,979 451,112 482,867 48.3% 51.7% 260,020 27.84%
1987 913,668 441,210 472,458 48.29% 51.71% 241,300 26.41%
1986 893,423 431,345 462,078 48.28% 51.72% 223,624 25.03%
1985 873,035 421,239 451,796 48.25% 51.75% 206,909 23.7%
1984 852,127 410,810 441,317 48.21% 51.79% 191,132 22.43%
1983 831,042 400,230 430,812 48.16% 51.84% 176,098 21.19%
1982 811,212 390,274 420,938 48.11% 51.89% 162,324 20.01%
1981 794,598 382,202 412,396 48.1% 51.9% 150,020 18.88%
1980 782,460 376,833 405,627 48.16% 51.84% 139,278 17.8%
1979 775,501 374,489 401,012 48.29% 51.71% 130,052 16.77%
1978 772,909 374,784 398,125 48.49% 51.51% 127,221 16.46%
1977 772,504 376,287 396,217 48.71% 51.29% 125,841 16.29%
1976 771,185 377,187 393,998 48.91% 51.09% 124,315 16.12%
1975 766,751 376,168 390,583 49.06% 50.94% 122,297 15.95%
1974 758,426 372,615 385,811 49.13% 50.87% 119,680 15.78%
1973 746,924 367,188 379,736 49.16% 50.84% 116,670 15.62%
1972 733,249 360,319 372,930 49.14% 50.86% 113,360 15.46%
1971 719,077 353,139 365,938 49.11% 50.89% 109,947 15.29%
1970 705,642 346,470 359,172 49.1% 50.9% 106,764 15.13%
1969 693,099 340,312 352,787 49.1% 50.9% 103,757 14.97%
1968 681,111 334,494 346,617 49.11% 50.89% 100,941 14.82%
1967 669,912 329,128 340,784 49.13% 50.87% 98,209 14.66%
1966 659,657 324,221 335,436 49.15% 50.85% 95,650 14.5%
1965 650,445 319,824 330,621 49.17% 50.83% 93,339 14.35%
1964 642,463 316,028 326,435 49.19% 50.81% 91,230 14.2%
1963 635,643 312,800 322,843 49.21% 50.79% 89,308 14.05%
1962 629,506 309,906 319,600 49.23% 50.77% 87,501 13.9%
1961 623,377 306,951 316,426 49.24% 50.76% 85,714 13.75%
1960 616,756 303,814 312,942 49.26% 50.74% 83,879 13.6%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Guinea-Bissau ordered by Population

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

Guinea-Bissau

# City Population 2022
1 Bissau 392,215
2 Gabú 43,987
3 Bafatá 30,044
4 Canchungo 12,160
5 Bissorã 10,034
6 Farim 9,136
7 Mansôa 8,400
8 Buba 7,984
9 Cacheu 5,945
10 Quinhámel 5,897
11 Quebo 5,502
12 Catió 5,148
13 Bolama 5,071
14 Bubaque 4,534
15 Fulacunda 1,606

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