Population of Senegal 2021

Population of Senegal 2021

Senegal, officially the Republic of Senegal, is a country in West Africa. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Senegal in 2020 is 16,743,930 (1.67 Crores)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

 

Senegal Population 2021

Senegal has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 2.75%. Its estimated population in 2021 is  17,196,308 (17.2 million). The total Land Area of Senegal is 192,530 sq.km (74,340 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Senegal is 87 per Km2 (225 people per mi2).

Population of Senegal in 2021  – 1.72 Crores (Approx)
Senegal 2020 Population
Total Population 16,743,930 (1.67 Crores)
Global Rank70
Share of World Pop.0.21%
Land Area 192,530 sq.km (74,340 sq. mi)
Area Rank86
Pop. Density87 people/sq. km
Capital CityDakar

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Senegal Demographics
Fertility Rate* 4.65
Infant mortality rate ** 26.4
Median Age  18.5 years
Life Expectancy 68.87 years
Urban Population 49.4%

*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 Senegal

Religion in Senegal 

  • Sunni Islam (89%)
  • Catholicism (5.3%)
  • Other Christian (0.2%)
  • Folk religion (4.1%)
  • Other religion (0.2%)
  • No religion (1.3%)

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Senegal by Population

#CityPopulation
1Dakar2,646,503
2Touba753,315
3Thiès317,763
4Kaolack233,708
5M’bour232,777
6Rufisque221,066
7Ziguinchor205,294
8Diourbel133,705
9Tambacounda107,293
10Louga104,349