Population of Republic of the Congo 2021

Population of Republic of the Congo 2021

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  Congo  in 2020 is 5,518,092 (55 lakhs)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019


Congo Population 2021

Congo has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 2.56 %. Its estimated population in 2021 is  5,657,017 (5.6 million). The total Land Area of Congo is 341,500 sq.km (131,900 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Congo is 16 per Km2 (42 people per mi2).

Population of Congo in 2021  – 56 lakhs (Approx)
Congo2020 Population
Total Population5,518,092 (55 lakhs)
Global Rank117
Share of World Pop.0.07%
Land Area 341,500 sq.km (131,900 sq. mi)
Area Rank64
Pop. Density16 people/sq. km
Capital CityBrazzaville

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Congo Demographics
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 Republic of the Congo

Religion in the Republic of the Congo

  • Christians – 88.5%
    – Roman Catholic – 52.9%
    – Protestant and Unknown Christian 35.6%
  • Traditional African religions – 4.7%
  • Other religions – 2.3%
  • No religion – 3.0%
  • Don’t know – 1.4%


Source: Wikipedia

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