Republic of the Congo Population 2022


Republic of the Congo map
  • The current population of Republic of the Congo is estimated at 5,762,046 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Republic of the Congo represent 0.07% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Republic of the Congo is 18 inhabitants per km2.
  • Republic of the Congo is located in Africa.
  • Republic of the Congo ranks number 117 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Republic of the Congo is 15.8276. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is -0.2280.
  • The median age in Republic of the Congo is 19 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Republic of the Congo is 120,000 XAF per month, in 2022, around $190 USD per month.
  • The countries that Republic of the Congo shares its land boundary with are Central African Republic to the north, Cameroon to the northwest, Gabon to the west, Democratic Republic of the Congo to the east and south, and Angolan exclave of Cabinda to the southwest.

Republic of the Congo

Official name Republic of the Congo
Location Africa
Capital Brazzaville
Population 5,715,910 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 18/km2
Population growth rate 2.58% (in 2022)
Area 342,000 km2 (132,046.88 sq mi)
Official language French
Currency Central African CFA franc (XAF)
Life expectancy 66.30 years
Internet TLD .cg
Call code +242

Republic of the Congo Population Graph

Republic of the Congo Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 5,522,506 2,759,044 2,763,462 49.96% 50.04% 3,745,916 67.83%
2019 5,384,808 2,689,712 2,695,096 49.95% 50.05% 3,627,745 67.37%
2018 5,248,558 2,620,605 2,627,953 49.93% 50.07% 3,512,335 66.92%
2017 5,114,790 2,553,303 2,561,487 49.92% 50.08% 3,399,289 66.46%
2016 4,984,981 2,488,004 2,496,977 49.91% 50.09% 3,290,087 66%
2015 4,859,978 2,424,643 2,435,335 49.89% 50.11% 3,185,230 65.54%
2014 4,740,755 2,364,215 2,376,540 49.87% 50.13% 3,085,757 65.09%
2013 4,626,455 2,305,825 2,320,630 49.84% 50.16% 2,990,078 64.63%
2012 4,513,805 2,248,778 2,265,027 49.82% 50.18% 2,896,509 64.17%
2011 4,398,358 2,189,942 2,208,416 49.79% 50.21% 2,802,194 63.71%
2010 4,277,157 2,128,313 2,148,844 49.76% 50.24% 2,705,730 63.26%
2009 4,148,716 2,062,742 2,085,974 49.72% 50.28% 2,605,394 62.8%
2008 4,014,696 1,994,902 2,019,794 49.69% 50.31% 2,503,163 62.35%
2007 3,879,224 1,926,035 1,953,189 49.65% 50.35% 2,400,852 61.89%
2006 3,748,139 1,859,452 1,888,687 49.61% 50.39% 2,302,857 61.44%
2005 3,625,673 1,796,884 1,828,789 49.56% 50.44% 2,211,298 60.99%
2004 3,513,276 1,739,774 1,773,502 49.52% 50.48% 2,126,586 60.53%
2003 3,409,641 1,687,090 1,722,551 49.48% 50.52% 2,048,512 60.08%
2002 3,313,024 1,637,628 1,675,396 49.43% 50.57% 1,975,225 59.62%
2001 3,220,504 1,590,607 1,629,897 49.39% 50.61% 1,905,250 59.16%
2000 3,129,922 1,544,617 1,585,305 49.35% 50.65% 1,837,264 58.7%
1999 3,040,863 1,499,450 1,541,413 49.31% 50.69% 1,770,695 58.23%
1998 2,954,307 1,455,882 1,498,425 49.28% 50.72% 1,706,703 57.77%
1997 2,869,864 1,413,408 1,456,456 49.25% 50.75% 1,644,432 57.3%
1996 2,788,322 1,372,412 1,415,910 49.22% 50.78% 1,584,603 56.83%
1995 2,709,969 1,333,305 1,376,664 49.2% 50.8% 1,528,694 56.41%
1994 2,634,714 1,296,016 1,338,698 49.19% 50.81% 1,475,440 56%
1993 2,562,184 1,260,082 1,302,102 49.18% 50.82% 1,424,062 55.58%
1992 2,492,186 1,225,408 1,266,778 49.17% 50.83% 1,374,690 55.16%
1991 2,424,492 1,192,123 1,232,369 49.17% 50.83% 1,327,167 54.74%
1990 2,358,861 1,159,852 1,199,009 49.17% 50.83% 1,281,333 54.32%
1989 2,295,225 1,128,562 1,166,663 49.17% 50.83% 1,237,356 53.91%
1988 2,233,470 1,098,197 1,135,273 49.17% 50.83% 1,194,683 53.49%
1987 2,173,273 1,068,598 1,104,675 49.17% 50.83% 1,153,139 53.06%
1986 2,114,260 1,039,582 1,074,678 49.17% 50.83% 1,112,946 52.64%
1985 2,056,157 1,010,807 1,045,350 49.16% 50.84% 1,073,725 52.22%
1984 1,998,791 982,606 1,016,185 49.16% 50.84% 1,030,577 51.56%
1983 1,942,200 954,786 987,414 49.16% 50.84% 983,336 50.63%
1982 1,886,569 927,249 959,320 49.15% 50.85% 937,813 49.71%
1981 1,832,277 900,381 931,896 49.14% 50.86% 893,785 48.78%
1980 1,779,532 874,462 905,070 49.14% 50.86% 851,684 47.86%
1979 1,728,419 849,172 879,247 49.13% 50.87% 811,147 46.93%
1978 1,678,836 824,644 854,192 49.12% 50.88% 772,432 46.01%
1977 1,630,684 800,992 829,692 49.12% 50.88% 735,275 45.09%
1976 1,583,785 777,797 805,988 49.11% 50.89% 699,716 44.18%
1975 1,538,041 755,178 782,863 49.1% 50.9% 665,357 43.26%
1974 1,493,398 733,258 760,140 49.1% 50.9% 632,603 42.36%
1973 1,449,936 711,774 738,162 49.09% 50.91% 601,868 41.51%
1972 1,407,776 691,077 716,699 49.09% 50.91% 573,246 40.72%
1971 1,367,120 670,982 696,138 49.08% 50.92% 545,754 39.92%
1970 1,328,088 651,826 676,262 49.08% 50.92% 519,681 39.13%
1969 1,290,680 633,466 657,214 49.08% 50.92% 494,976 38.35%
1968 1,254,889 616,025 638,864 49.09% 50.91% 471,462 37.57%
1967 1,220,645 599,215 621,430 49.09% 50.91% 449,197 36.8%
1966 1,187,850 583,234 604,616 49.1% 50.9% 427,982 36.03%
1965 1,156,429 567,922 588,507 49.11% 50.89% 407,873 35.27%
1964 1,126,367 553,159 573,208 49.11% 50.89% 388,822 34.52%
1963 1,097,625 539,153 558,472 49.12% 50.88% 370,778 33.78%
1962 1,070,198 525,788 544,410 49.13% 50.87% 353,700 33.05%
1961 1,044,058 513,155 530,903 49.15% 50.85% 337,440 32.32%
1960 1,019,170 501,024 518,146 49.16% 50.84% 322,058 31.6%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Republic of the Congo ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of 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).

Republic of the Congo

# City Population 2022
1 Brazzaville 1,387,528
2 Pointe-Noire 722,273
3 Dolisie 84,644
4 Nkayi 72,616
5 Kindamba 60,515
6 Impfondo 34,423
7 Ouésso 28,433
8 Madingou 26,027
9 Owando 25,077
10 Sibiti 23,298
11 Loutété 19,452
12 Bouansa 19,297
13 Gamboma 18,694
14 Mossaka 15,245
15 Mindouli 14,740
16 Oyo 14,527
17 Makoua 14,456
18 Loudima 14,249
19 Mossendjo 13,422
20 Mouyondzi 12,811
21 Bétou 11,381
22 Djambala 10,784
23 Pokola 10,610
24 Ngo 10,207
25 Makabana 9,388
26 Kinkala 8,672
27 Ewo 8,280
28 Etoumbi 7,825
29 Boundji 7,166
30 Dongou 7,116

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