Population of Gambia 2021

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Population of Gambia 2021

The Gambia, officially the Republic of the Gambia, is a country in West Africa. It is the smallest country within mainland Africa. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of  Gambia in 2020 is 2,416,664 (24 Lakhs)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Gambia Population 2021

Gambia has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 2.94%. Its estimated population in 2021 is  2,486,937 (2.5 million). The total Land Area of Gambia is 10,000 sq.km (3,900 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Gambia is 239 per Km2 (618 people per mi2).

Population of  Gambia in 2021  – 25 Lakhs (Approx)
Gambia2020 Population
Total Population 2,416,664 (24 Lakhs)
Global Rank144
Share of World Pop.0.03%
Land Area 10,000 sq.km (3,900 sq. mi)
Area Rank159
Pop. Density239 people/sq. km
Capital CityBanjul

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Gambia Demographics
Fertility Rate* 5.25
Infant mortality rate ** 38.2
Median Age  17.8 Years
Life Expectancy 63.26 years
Urban Population 60%

*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.

Religion in Gambia

Religion in Gambia

  • Islam – 95.8%
  • Christianity – 4.1%
  • Other  – .01%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Gambia by Population

  1. Banjul
  2. Serekunda
  3. Brikama