Somalia - Population

Population, total

The value for Population, total in Somalia was 10,495,580 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 10,495,580 in 2013 and a minimum value of 2,756,380 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 2,756,380
1961 2,814,683
1962 2,874,944
1963 2,937,360
1964 3,002,173
1965 3,069,558
1966 3,144,244
1967 3,227,245
1968 3,311,111
1969 3,385,414
1970 3,445,420
1971 3,477,568
1972 3,490,295
1973 3,526,527
1974 3,644,572
1975 3,880,955
1976 4,259,636
1977 4,754,149
1978 5,289,049
1979 5,758,961
1980 6,089,707
1981 6,251,730
1982 6,271,538
1983 6,199,671
1984 6,113,252
1985 6,068,425
1986 6,082,723
1987 6,138,907
1988 6,217,331
1989 6,285,456
1990 6,321,615
1991 6,319,531
1992 6,294,017
1993 6,269,244
1994 6,278,911
1995 6,346,440
1996 6,481,035
1997 6,673,254
1998 6,904,978
1999 7,149,044
2000 7,385,416
2001 7,609,265
2002 7,825,924
2003 8,037,706
2004 8,249,965
2005 8,466,938
2006 8,687,671
2007 8,910,851
2008 9,140,259
2009 9,380,854
2010 9,636,173
2011 9,907,903
2012 10,195,130
2013 10,495,580

Population, female (% of total)

Population, female (% of total) in Somalia was 50.26 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 53 years was 50.57 in 1973, while its lowest value was 50.26 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 50.52
1961 50.53
1962 50.54
1963 50.54
1964 50.55
1965 50.55
1966 50.56
1967 50.56
1968 50.56
1969 50.57
1970 50.57
1971 50.57
1972 50.57
1973 50.57
1974 50.57
1975 50.57
1976 50.56
1977 50.56
1978 50.56
1979 50.55
1980 50.55
1981 50.55
1982 50.54
1983 50.53
1984 50.53
1985 50.52
1986 50.51
1987 50.50
1988 50.50
1989 50.49
1990 50.48
1991 50.48
1992 50.47
1993 50.47
1994 50.46
1995 50.46
1996 50.44
1997 50.43
1998 50.42
1999 50.41
2000 50.40
2001 50.38
2002 50.37
2003 50.36
2004 50.35
2005 50.34
2006 50.33
2007 50.32
2008 50.31
2009 50.30
2010 50.29
2011 50.28
2012 50.27
2013 50.26

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population