Somalia - Population

Population, total

The value for Population, total in Somalia was 14,318,000 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 14,318,000 in 2016 and a minimum value of 2,755,947 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 2,755,947
1961 2,814,096
1962 2,874,190
1963 2,936,443
1964 3,001,126
1965 3,068,437
1966 3,143,836
1967 3,228,495
1968 3,313,786
1969 3,387,632
1970 3,444,553
1971 3,470,324
1972 3,475,022
1973 3,506,008
1974 3,627,504
1975 3,880,320
1976 4,289,469
1977 4,827,362
1978 5,417,740
1979 5,953,615
1980 6,359,126
1981 6,604,872
1982 6,716,448
1983 6,740,220
1984 6,747,932
1985 6,791,716
1986 6,887,372
1987 7,018,109
1988 7,165,295
1989 7,298,417
1990 7,397,347
1991 7,455,936
1992 7,488,544
1993 7,519,811
1994 7,583,954
1995 7,704,894
1996 7,892,389
1997 8,137,475
1998 8,422,372
1999 8,720,231
2000 9,011,479
2001 9,290,823
2002 9,564,167
2003 9,836,397
2004 10,116,230
2005 10,409,930
2006 10,718,320
2007 11,038,600
2008 11,369,280
2009 11,707,990
2010 12,053,220
2011 12,404,730
2012 12,763,780
2013 13,132,350
2014 13,513,130
2015 13,908,130
2016 14,318,000

Population, female

The value for Population, female in Somalia was 7,185,610 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 7,185,610 in 2016 and a minimum value of 1,392,302 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 1,392,302
1961 1,421,939
1962 1,452,540
1963 1,484,220
1964 1,517,105
1965 1,551,288
1966 1,589,267
1967 1,631,573
1968 1,674,274
1969 1,711,863
1970 1,741,836
1971 1,757,749
1972 1,764,221
1973 1,782,753
1974 1,842,545
1975 1,962,147
1976 2,152,895
1977 2,402,304
1978 2,675,916
1979 2,925,353
1980 3,116,305
1981 3,235,432
1982 3,294,259
1983 3,313,749
1984 3,326,364
1985 3,355,634
1986 3,408,895
1987 3,478,425
1988 3,555,115
1989 3,624,247
1990 3,676,152
1991 3,707,639
1992 3,725,653
1993 3,742,626
1994 3,775,831
1995 3,837,351
1996 3,932,137
1997 4,055,717
1998 4,199,148
1999 4,348,940
2000 4,495,281
2001 4,635,476
2002 4,772,577
2003 4,909,255
2004 5,050,155
2005 5,198,621
2006 5,355,129
2007 5,518,185
2008 5,686,887
2009 5,859,807
2010 6,035,992
2011 6,215,311
2012 6,398,382
2013 6,586,013
2014 6,779,294
2015 6,979,086
2016 7,185,610

Population, female (% of total)

Population, female (% of total) in Somalia was 50.19 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 50.85 in 1973, while its lowest value was 48.99 in 1981.

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 50.52
1961 50.53
1962 50.54
1963 50.54
1964 50.55
1965 50.56
1966 50.55
1967 50.54
1968 50.52
1969 50.53
1970 50.57
1971 50.65
1972 50.77
1973 50.85
1974 50.79
1975 50.57
1976 50.19
1977 49.76
1978 49.39
1979 49.14
1980 49.01
1981 48.99
1982 49.05
1983 49.16
1984 49.29
1985 49.41
1986 49.49
1987 49.56
1988 49.62
1989 49.66
1990 49.70
1991 49.73
1992 49.75
1993 49.77
1994 49.79
1995 49.80
1996 49.82
1997 49.84
1998 49.86
1999 49.87
2000 49.88
2001 49.89
2002 49.90
2003 49.91
2004 49.92
2005 49.94
2006 49.96
2007 49.99
2008 50.02
2009 50.05
2010 50.08
2011 50.10
2012 50.13
2013 50.15
2014 50.17
2015 50.18
2016 50.19

Population, male

The value for Population, male in Somalia was 7,132,386 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 7,132,386 in 2016 and a minimum value of 1,363,645 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.

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Year Value
1960 1,363,645
1961 1,392,157
1962 1,421,650
1963 1,452,223
1964 1,484,021
1965 1,517,149
1966 1,554,569
1967 1,596,922
1968 1,639,512
1969 1,675,769
1970 1,702,717
1971 1,712,575
1972 1,710,801
1973 1,723,255
1974 1,784,959
1975 1,918,173
1976 2,136,574
1977 2,425,058
1978 2,741,824
1979 3,028,262
1980 3,242,821
1981 3,369,440
1982 3,422,189
1983 3,426,471
1984 3,421,568
1985 3,436,082
1986 3,478,477
1987 3,539,684
1988 3,610,180
1989 3,674,170
1990 3,721,195
1991 3,748,297
1992 3,762,891
1993 3,777,185
1994 3,808,123
1995 3,867,543
1996 3,960,252
1997 4,081,758
1998 4,223,224
1999 4,371,291
2000 4,516,198
2001 4,655,347
2002 4,791,590
2003 4,927,142
2004 5,066,073
2005 5,211,304
2006 5,363,188
2007 5,520,411
2008 5,682,389
2009 5,848,183
2010 6,017,231
2011 6,189,414
2012 6,365,394
2013 6,546,336
2014 6,733,831
2015 6,929,043
2016 7,132,386

Population, male (% of total)

Population, male (% of total) in Somalia was 49.81 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 51.01 in 1981, while its lowest value was 49.15 in 1973.

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.

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Year Value
1960 49.48
1961 49.47
1962 49.46
1963 49.46
1964 49.45
1965 49.44
1966 49.45
1967 49.46
1968 49.48
1969 49.47
1970 49.43
1971 49.35
1972 49.23
1973 49.15
1974 49.21
1975 49.43
1976 49.81
1977 50.24
1978 50.61
1979 50.86
1980 50.99
1981 51.01
1982 50.95
1983 50.84
1984 50.71
1985 50.59
1986 50.51
1987 50.44
1988 50.38
1989 50.34
1990 50.30
1991 50.27
1992 50.25
1993 50.23
1994 50.21
1995 50.20
1996 50.18
1997 50.16
1998 50.14
1999 50.13
2000 50.12
2001 50.11
2002 50.10
2003 50.09
2004 50.08
2005 50.06
2006 50.04
2007 50.01
2008 49.98
2009 49.95
2010 49.92
2011 49.90
2012 49.87
2013 49.85
2014 49.83
2015 49.82
2016 49.81

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population