Eritrea - Population

Population, total

The value for Population, total in Eritrea was 6,333,135 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 6,333,135 in 2013 and a minimum value of 1,404,810 in 1960.

Definition: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. The values shown are midyear estimates.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 1,404,810
1961 1,438,217
1962 1,472,966
1963 1,508,999
1964 1,546,225
1965 1,584,606
1966 1,624,256
1967 1,665,301
1968 1,707,748
1969 1,751,590
1970 1,796,912
1971 1,843,624
1972 1,891,998
1973 1,942,922
1974 1,997,553
1975 2,056,693
1976 2,120,634
1977 2,189,070
1978 2,261,435
1979 2,336,862
1980 2,414,647
1981 2,493,745
1982 2,573,931
1983 2,656,189
1984 2,742,004
1985 2,831,894
1986 2,928,032
1987 3,028,719
1988 3,126,100
1989 3,209,606
1990 3,272,563
1991 3,311,719
1992 3,331,918
1993 3,344,626
1994 3,365,933
1995 3,407,812
1996 3,473,399
1997 3,560,353
1998 3,668,350
1999 3,795,384
2000 3,939,348
2001 4,101,609
2002 4,281,576
2003 4,472,533
2004 4,665,522
2005 4,854,066
2006 5,035,036
2007 5,209,846
2008 5,382,163
2009 5,557,889
2010 5,741,159
2011 5,932,852
2012 6,130,922
2013 6,333,135

Population, female (% of total)

Population, female (% of total) in Eritrea was 50.10 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 53 years was 50.63 in 1972, while its lowest value was 50.10 in 2013.

Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of the country of origin.

Source: The United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

See also:

Year Value
1960 50.58
1961 50.58
1962 50.58
1963 50.58
1964 50.58
1965 50.58
1966 50.59
1967 50.60
1968 50.61
1969 50.61
1970 50.62
1971 50.62
1972 50.63
1973 50.63
1974 50.62
1975 50.62
1976 50.61
1977 50.60
1978 50.59
1979 50.57
1980 50.56
1981 50.55
1982 50.54
1983 50.53
1984 50.52
1985 50.50
1986 50.48
1987 50.45
1988 50.42
1989 50.41
1990 50.42
1991 50.45
1992 50.49
1993 50.54
1994 50.58
1995 50.59
1996 50.58
1997 50.54
1998 50.50
1999 50.46
2000 50.42
2001 50.40
2002 50.38
2003 50.36
2004 50.35
2005 50.33
2006 50.30
2007 50.27
2008 50.24
2009 50.21
2010 50.18
2011 50.15
2012 50.13
2013 50.10

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population