Eritrea - Population

Population, total

The value for Population, total in Eritrea was 4,474,690 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4,474,690 in 2011 and a minimum value of 1,397,491 in 1960.

Definition: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. 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 Vita

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Year Value
1960 1,397,491
1961 1,432,640
1962 1,469,645
1963 1,508,273
1964 1,548,187
1965 1,589,179
1966 1,631,147
1967 1,674,204
1968 1,718,525
1969 1,764,343
1970 1,811,878
1971 1,861,199
1972 1,912,302
1973 1,965,160
1974 2,019,717
1975 2,075,965
1976 2,133,723
1977 2,193,068
1978 2,254,450
1979 2,318,495
1980 2,385,540
1981 2,454,766
1982 2,525,521
1983 2,598,410
1984 2,674,289
1985 2,753,151
1986 2,837,111
1987 2,924,349
1988 3,006,361
1989 3,071,771
1990 3,113,311
1991 3,127,297
1992 3,118,582
1993 3,099,047
1994 3,085,443
1995 3,090,159
1996 3,116,379
1997 3,161,350
1998 3,224,223
1999 3,302,263
2000 3,392,801
2001 3,497,124
2002 3,614,639
2003 3,738,265
2004 3,858,623
2005 3,969,007
2006 4,066,648
2007 4,153,332
2008 4,232,636
2009 4,310,334
2010 4,390,840
2011 4,474,690

Population, female

The value for Population, female in Eritrea was 2,234,867 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 2,234,867 in 2011 and a minimum value of 703,042 in 1960.

Definition: Female population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all female residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

Source: World Bank staff estimates using the World Bank's total population and age/sex distributions of the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 703,042
1961 720,476
1962 738,842
1963 758,013
1964 777,826
1965 798,167
1966 818,984
1967 840,341
1968 862,332
1969 885,098
1970 908,760
1971 933,363
1972 958,888
1973 985,316
1974 1,012,581
1975 1,040,664
1976 1,069,471
1977 1,099,042
1978 1,129,608
1979 1,161,492
1980 1,194,887
1981 1,229,377
1982 1,264,637
1983 1,300,952
1984 1,338,711
1985 1,377,904
1986 1,419,553
1987 1,462,790
1988 1,503,412
1989 1,535,826
1990 1,556,459
1991 1,563,498
1992 1,559,345
1993 1,549,843
1994 1,543,297
1995 1,545,797
1996 1,558,919
1997 1,581,309
1998 1,612,576
1999 1,651,409
2000 1,696,516
2001 1,748,560
2002 1,807,213
2003 1,868,923
2004 1,928,976
2005 1,983,984
2006 2,032,569
2007 2,075,632
2008 2,114,964
2009 2,153,457
2010 2,193,336
2011 2,234,867

Population, female (% of total)

Population, female (% of total) in Eritrea was 49.94 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 50.31 in 1960, while its lowest value was 49.94 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.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on age/sex distributions of United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 50.31
1961 50.29
1962 50.27
1963 50.26
1964 50.24
1965 50.23
1966 50.21
1967 50.19
1968 50.18
1969 50.17
1970 50.16
1971 50.15
1972 50.14
1973 50.14
1974 50.13
1975 50.13
1976 50.12
1977 50.11
1978 50.11
1979 50.10
1980 50.09
1981 50.08
1982 50.07
1983 50.07
1984 50.06
1985 50.05
1986 50.04
1987 50.02
1988 50.01
1989 50.00
1990 49.99
1991 50.00
1992 50.00
1993 50.01
1994 50.02
1995 50.02
1996 50.02
1997 50.02
1998 50.01
1999 50.01
2000 50.00
2001 50.00
2002 50.00
2003 49.99
2004 49.99
2005 49.99
2006 49.98
2007 49.98
2008 49.97
2009 49.96
2010 49.95
2011 49.94

Population, male

The value for Population, male in Eritrea was 2,239,823 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 2,239,823 in 2011 and a minimum value of 694,449 in 1960.

Definition: Male population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all male residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

Source: World Bank staff estimates using the World Bank's total population and age/sex distributions of the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

See also:

Year Value
1960 694,449
1961 712,164
1962 730,803
1963 750,260
1964 770,361
1965 791,012
1966 812,163
1967 833,863
1968 856,193
1969 879,245
1970 903,118
1971 927,836
1972 953,414
1973 979,844
1974 1,007,136
1975 1,035,301
1976 1,064,252
1977 1,094,026
1978 1,124,842
1979 1,157,003
1980 1,190,653
1981 1,225,389
1982 1,260,884
1983 1,297,458
1984 1,335,578
1985 1,375,247
1986 1,417,558
1987 1,461,559
1988 1,502,949
1989 1,535,945
1990 1,556,852
1991 1,563,799
1992 1,559,237
1993 1,549,204
1994 1,542,146
1995 1,544,362
1996 1,557,460
1997 1,580,041
1998 1,611,647
1999 1,650,854
2000 1,696,285
2001 1,748,564
2002 1,807,426
2003 1,869,342
2004 1,929,647
2005 1,985,023
2006 2,034,079
2007 2,077,700
2008 2,117,672
2009 2,156,877
2010 2,197,504
2011 2,239,823

Population, male (% of total)

Population, male (% of total) in Eritrea was 50.06 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 50.06 in 2011, while its lowest value was 49.69 in 1960.

Definition: Male population is the percentage of the population that is male. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on age/sex distributions of United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

See also:

Year Value
1960 49.69
1961 49.71
1962 49.73
1963 49.74
1964 49.76
1965 49.77
1966 49.79
1967 49.81
1968 49.82
1969 49.83
1970 49.84
1971 49.85
1972 49.86
1973 49.86
1974 49.87
1975 49.87
1976 49.88
1977 49.89
1978 49.89
1979 49.90
1980 49.91
1981 49.92
1982 49.93
1983 49.93
1984 49.94
1985 49.95
1986 49.96
1987 49.98
1988 49.99
1989 50.00
1990 50.01
1991 50.00
1992 50.00
1993 49.99
1994 49.98
1995 49.98
1996 49.98
1997 49.98
1998 49.99
1999 49.99
2000 50.00
2001 50.00
2002 50.00
2003 50.01
2004 50.01
2005 50.01
2006 50.02
2007 50.02
2008 50.03
2009 50.04
2010 50.05
2011 50.06

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population