Somalia - Population

Population, total

The value for Population, total in Somalia was 10,787,000 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 10,787,000 in 2015 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) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (5) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database, and (6) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme.

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 6,480,888
1997 6,672,781
1998 6,904,231
1999 7,148,406
2000 7,385,416
2001 7,610,053
2002 7,827,203
2003 8,039,104
2004 8,251,054
2005 8,466,938
2006 8,686,939
2007 8,909,015
2008 9,132,589
2009 9,356,827
2010 9,581,714
2011 9,806,670
2012 10,033,630
2013 10,268,160
2014 10,517,570
2015 10,787,000

Population, female (% of total)

Population, female (% of total) in Somalia was 50.24 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 55 years was 50.57 in 1973, while its lowest value was 50.24 in 2015.

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: World Bank staff estimates based on male/female distributions of 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
2014 50.25
2015 50.24

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population