Somalia - Population

Population, total

The value for Population, total in Somalia was 9,556,873 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 9,556,873 in 2011 and a minimum value of 2,819,246 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 Reprot (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 2,819,246
1961 2,884,550
1962 2,952,068
1963 3,022,091
1964 3,094,969
1965 3,170,982
1966 3,254,907
1967 3,347,825
1968 3,442,418
1969 3,528,415
1970 3,601,206
1971 3,646,798
1972 3,673,532
1973 3,725,116
1974 3,860,931
1975 4,117,971
1976 4,521,026
1977 5,042,594
1978 5,603,598
1979 6,093,765
1980 6,435,589
1981 6,597,719
1982 6,608,106
1983 6,521,168
1984 6,419,685
1985 6,363,791
1986 6,372,348
1987 6,426,592
1988 6,504,572
1989 6,570,210
1990 6,599,249
1991 6,585,079
1992 6,543,380
1993 6,498,410
1994 6,484,228
1995 6,524,697
1996 6,628,554
1997 6,786,636
1998 6,982,940
1999 7,193,120
2000 7,399,033
2001 7,596,920
2002 7,791,254
2003 7,981,955
2004 8,170,899
2005 8,359,859
2006 8,547,497
2007 8,733,493
2008 8,922,260
2009 9,119,848
2010 9,330,872
2011 9,556,873

Population, female (% of total)

Population, female (% of total) in Somalia was 50.40 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 50.59 in 1972, while its lowest value was 50.40 in 2011.

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 50.54
1961 50.54
1962 50.55
1963 50.56
1964 50.57
1965 50.57
1966 50.58
1967 50.58
1968 50.58
1969 50.59
1970 50.59
1971 50.59
1972 50.59
1973 50.59
1974 50.59
1975 50.59
1976 50.58
1977 50.58
1978 50.58
1979 50.58
1980 50.58
1981 50.57
1982 50.57
1983 50.57
1984 50.57
1985 50.57
1986 50.56
1987 50.56
1988 50.55
1989 50.54
1990 50.54
1991 50.54
1992 50.53
1993 50.53
1994 50.53
1995 50.53
1996 50.53
1997 50.52
1998 50.52
1999 50.51
2000 50.50
2001 50.50
2002 50.49
2003 50.48
2004 50.47
2005 50.46
2006 50.45
2007 50.44
2008 50.43
2009 50.42
2010 50.41
2011 50.40

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population