Africa Census FA Weekend

The current population of Africa and its inherent potential

The current population of Africa as of Thursday morning, 24 December 2020, is 1,356,667,520 and COUNTING:

The Africa Population (Live) counter shows a continuously updated estimate of the current population of Africa delivered by Worldometer’s RTS algorithm, which processes #data collected from the United Nations Population Division.

Here are some quick facts;

  • The current population of Africa is 1,356,667,520 as of Thursday, 24 December, 2020, based on the latest United Nations estimates;
  • Africa population is equivalent to 16.72% of the total world population;
  • Africa ranks number 2 among regions of the world (roughly equivalent to “continents”), ordered by population;
  • The population density in Africa is 45 per Km2 (117 people per mi2);
  • The total land area is 29,648,481 Km2 (11,447,338 sq. miles);
  • 43.8 % of the population is urban (587,737,793 people in 2019);
  • The median age in Africa is 19.7years (the youngest continent in the world).

Huge potential!

Also read: Mozambique: Population set to reach 30 million this year – INE

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