Republic of the Congo Population 2023

The Republic of the Congo also known as Congo-Brazzaville, the Congo Republic, or simply either Congo or the Congo, is a country located on the western coast of Central Africa. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of  Republic of the Congo in 2023 is 6,106,869 (61 lakh)

Estimated Population of Congo in 2023  – 6.1 million

Congo2023 Population
Total Population6,106,869
Global Rank117
Land Area 341,500 sq. km (131,900 sq. mi)
Area Rank64
Pop. Density16 people/sq. km
Capital CityBrazzaville
Fertility Rate* 4.45
Infant mortality rate ** 31.2
Median Age  19.2 years
Life Expectancy 65.21 years
Urban Population 69.9 %

*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 Congo

Christianity is the majority religion in republic of Congo and its followed by 88.5% of the population.  Among Christians, Roman Catholics have the largest adherents followed by the Protestants, African Churches, and other small Christian groups.

About 4.7% of the population is Traditional African religions. Other religions are at 2.3& and include Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Baháʼí Faith. The remaining 4.5% are classified as unaffiliated, which can mean agnostic, atheist, or “nothing in particular.”

Religion percentage in the Republic of the Congo

ReligionPercentage
Christians 88.50%
– Roman Catholic – 52.90%
– Protestants and Other Christians – 35.60%
Traditional African religions 4.70%
Other religions 2.30%
No religion 3.00%
Don’t know 1.40%

Top Cities in by Population

#CityPopulation
1Brazzaville13,73,382
2Pointe-Noire7,15,334
3Dolisie83,798
4Nkayi71,620
5Impfondo33,911
6Ouésso28,179
7Madingou25,713
8Owando24,736
9Sibiti22,951
10Loutété19,212
Population of Republic of the Congo 2024 | Religion in Congo