Population of Tanzania 2022

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Population of Tanzania 2022

Tanzania, officially the United Republic of Tanzania, is a country in East Africa within the African Great Lakes region. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Tanzania in 2021 is 61,000,213 (61 million or 6.1 Crore)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Tanzania Population 2022

Tanzania has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 2.98%. Its estimated population in 2021 is  63,298,542 (63.3 million)* equivalent to 0.77% of the total world population. The total Land Area of Tanzania is 885,800 sq. km (342,000 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Tanzania is 68 per Km2 (175 people per mi2).

Population of  Tanzania in 2022 – 63.3 million  or 6.33 Crore (Approx)
Tanzania2022 Population
Total Population63,298,542 (63.3 million or 6.33 Crore)
Global Rank24th
Share of World Pop.0.77%
Land Area 885,800 sq. km (342,000 sq. mi)
Area Rank30
Pop. Density 68 per Km2 (175 people per mi2)
Capital CityDodoma
Tanzania Demographics
Fertility Rate*4.92
Infant mortality rate**34.2
Median Age 18 years
Life Expectancy66.39  years
Urban Population37%

Source: United Nation World  Populations Prospects 

*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 Tanzania

Religion in Tanzania 

  • Christianity – 61%)
  • Islam – 36%
  • Traditional African religions – 2%
  • Unaffiliated – 1%

Source: Wikepedia

Top Cities in Tanzania by Population

1Dar es SalaamDar es Salaam43,64,541
10Zanzibar CityZanzibar West2,23,033

Source: Census 2012