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Namibia Population 2023

Namibia officially the Republic of Namibia is a country in Southern Africa. It shares land borders with Zambia and Angola to the north, Botswana to the east, and South Africa to the south and east. As per the UN World Population Prospects report, the population of Namibia in 2023 is 2,604,172 (26 Lakh)

Estimated Population of  Namibia in 2023  – 2.6 million

Namibia2023 Population
Total Population2,604,172
Global Rank145
Land Area 825,615 sq. km (318,772 sq mi)
Area Rank34
Pop. Density3.2 people/sq. km
Capital CityWindhoek

Source: UN World Population Prospects report

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Religion in Namibia

Christianity is the majority religion in Namibia and its followed by 90% of the population.  Among Christians, Roman Catholics have the largest adherents followed by the Protestants, Eastern Orthodoxy, and other small Christian groups.

Non-Christian faiths account for 1%, and the remaining 9% are classified as unaffiliated, which can mean agnostic, atheist, or “nothing in particular.”

Religion percentage in Namibia

Religion/ AffilationsPercentage
– Roman Catholic – 86%
– – Protestant – 1%
–  Eastern Orthodoxy – 1%
– Other Christian – 2%
Other Religion1%
No religion/atheist 6%

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Namibia Demographics
Fertility Rate* 3.42
Infant mortality rate ** 27.3
Median Age  21.8 Years
Life Expectancy 64.86 years
Urban Population 55%

*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.

Top Cities in Namibia by Population

3Walvis Bay62,096
7Katima Mulilo28,362
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