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Guinea Population 2023

Guinea, officially the Republic of Guinea, is a coastal country in West Africa. Formerly known as French Guinea the modern country is sometimes referred to as Guinea-Conakry to distinguish it from other countries with “Guinea” in the name. As per the UN World Population Prospects report, the population of  Guinea in 2023 is 14,190,612 (1.4 Crore)

Estimated Population of Guinea in 2023  – 14 million

Guinea2023 Population
Population14,190,612
Global Rank75
Land Area 245,717  sq. km (94,872 sq. mi)
Area Rank77
Pop. Density53 people/sq. km
Capital CityConakry
Fertility Rate* 4.74
Infant mortality rate ** 44.9
Median Age  18 Years
Life Expectancy 62.64 years
Urban Population 38.6 %

*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 Guinea

The majority religion in Guinea is Islam practiced by 85% of the population. The majority of Guinean Muslims are adherent to Sunni Islam, of the Maliki school of jurisprudence, influenced by Sufism. Christian groups include Roman Catholics, Anglicans, Baptists, Seventh-day Adventists, and Evangelical groups. 

The second-largest religion in the country is Christianity which is followed by 8% of the population. Christian groups include Roman Catholics, Anglicans, Baptists, Seventh-day Adventists, and Evangelical groups. About 7% of the population adheres to indigenous religious beliefs.

Religion Percentage in Guinea

  • Muslim – 85%
  • Christian – 8%
  • Indigenous beliefs – 7%

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Top Cities in Guinea by Population

#CityPopulation
1Conakry1,660,973
2Nzérékoré195,027
3Kankan190,722
4Manéah167,354
5Dubréka157,017
6Kindia138,695
7Siguiri127,492
8Kissidougou99,931
9Labé92,654
10Kamsar83,428
Population of Guinea 2024 | Religion in Guinea