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Population (Total) fell 10.7% to 2.10 mil in Botswana in 2021

Population (Total) (mil), 2021
Society | Botswana | January 1, 2022
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Total population fell 10.7% to 2.10 mil in Botswana in 2021, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, total population in Botswana reached an all time high of 2.35 mil in 2020 and an all time low of 0.413 mil in 1950. When compared to Botswana's main peers, total population in Namibia amounted to 2.58 mil, 53.8 mil in South Africa, 18.4 mil in Zambia and 17.0 mil in Zimbabwe in 2021.

Botswana has been ranked 146th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of total population, 1 place above the position seen 10 years ago.

Population (Total) Unit 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 2040 2041 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Angola mil 43.9 44.6 45.3 46.1 46.8
Botswana mil 2.32 2.33 2.33 2.34 2.35
Dem. Republic of the Congo mil 127 129 131 133 135
Lesotho mil 2.35 2.35 2.36 2.36 2.37
Mozambique mil 48.1 48.9 49.7 50.5 51.3
Namibia mil 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.20 3.21
South Africa mil 54.3 54.2 54.1 54.0 53.9
Swaziland mil 1.51 1.52 1.52 1.52 1.53
Tanzania mil 102 104 106 108 110
Zambia mil 34.4 35.2 36.0 36.9 37.8
Zimbabwe mil 21.7 21.9 22.1 22.2 22.3