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Angola Population 2023

Angola, officially the Republic of Angola, is a country located on the west coast of Southern Africa. It’s the seventh-largest country by area in Africa. As per the UN World Population Prospects report, the population of Angola in 2022 is 35,588,987 (35 million or 3.55 Crore)

Estimated population of Angola in 2023: 36 million or 3.6 Crore

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Angola Demographics
Angola2022 Population
Total Population35,588,987
Global Rank42
Share of World Pop.0.49%
Land Area 1,246,700 sq. km  (481,400 sq. mi)
Area Rank22
Pop. Density26 people/sq. km
Capital CityLuanda
Fertility Rate* of Angola5.55
Infant mortality rate** in Angola53.4
Median Age in Angola 16.7 Years
Life Expectancy in Angola62.22 years
Urban Population of Angola66.7 %

Source: United Nation World  Populations Prospects 

Religion in Angola

Christianity is the main religion in Angola, followed by 93.4% of the population. Roman Catholics constitute about half of the population and 23.4% are followers of Various Protestants denominations. It includes Baptists, Methodists, Congregationalists, Lutherans, Reformed Churches, and Seventh-day Adventists. Other Christians are at 13.6% and it includes many Independent African Churches.

Traditional African religions are followed by 4.5% of the population and other smaller faiths are at 1%.

Religion percentage  in Angola

Religion/ AffiliationsPercent
Christianity  93.4% 
– Roman Catholic  – 56.4% 
– Protestant  – 23.40%
– Other Christian – 13.6% 
Traditional faiths  4.5% 
Others 1.1% 
No religion 1%

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Top Cities in Angola by Population

#CityPopulation
1Luanda27,76,168
2N’dalatando3,83,100
3Huambo2,26,145
4Lobito2,07,932
5Benguela1,51,226
6Cuito1,13,624
7Lubango1,02,541
8Malanje87,046
9Namibe80,149
10Soio67,491
Population of Angola 2024 | Religion in Angola