Central African Republic Population 2023
The Central African Republic is a landlocked country in Central Africa. As per the UN World Population Prospects report, the population of the Central African Republic in 2023 is 5,742,316 (57 Lakh).
Estimated Population of Central African Republic in 2023 – 5.7 million
|Central African Republic||2023 Population|
|Total Population||5 742 316|
|Land Area||622,984 sq. km (240,535 sq. mi)|
|Pop. Density||8 people/sq. km|
Source: UN World Population Prospects report
Christianity is the majority religion in the Central African Republic and its followed by 89.1% of the population. Among Christians, Protestants churches have the largest adherents followed by the Roman Catholics, African Churches, and other small Christian groups.
Islam at 8.9% is the second largest religion. The vast majority of Muslims are Malikite Sunni. Other smaller religion is followed by 2% of the population and includes Traditional and Indigenous faiths.
Religion in percentage in Central African Republic
- Christianity – 89.1%
- Islam – 8.9%
- Traditional Religions – 0.9%
- No religion – 0.9%
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Central African Republic Demographics
|Infant mortality rate **||71.1|
|Median Age||17.6 Years|
|Life Expectancy||54.36 years|
*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.
**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.
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