Angola Population: 32,489,424

Angola is a country located on the west coast of Southern Africa. Angola is officially called the Republic of Angola. Angola is the seventh-largest country in Africa. The country has been occupied from the Paleolithic Era. Angola hosts inhabitants of various ethnicity, tribes, and kingdoms. The official languages of Angola are Chokwe, Kikongo, Kimbundu, and Umbundu. It is a member of the United Nations, OPEC, and African Unions.

Largest City in Angola by Population

The capital city of Angola Luanda is the largest city in terms of population. The country has around 2.5 million people living in it. The city of Luanda is also the main port of Angola. Luanda is the world’s third most populous Portuguese – speaking city.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Luanda 2,776,168 Sumbe 33,277
N’dalatando 383,100 Menongue 32,203
Huambo 226,145 Caxito 28,224
Lobito 207,932 Longonjo 24,346
Benguela 151,226 Mbanza Congo 24,220
Cuito 113,624 Caala 21,205
Lubango 102,541 Luena 21,115
Malanje 87,046 Lucapa 20,115
Namibe 80,149 Camacupa 19,150
Soio 67,491 Catabola 18,855
Cabinda 66,020 Luau 18,465
Uige 60,008 N’zeto 18,352
Saurimo 40,498 Catumbela 16,977

Angola Population History

Angola Population is equivalent to 0.42 percent of the total world population. Angola stands 44 in the world by population. The current population of Angola as of 18 February 2020 is 32,476,395. The people belonging to ethnic groups of Ambundu and Ovimbundu constitute the major share of the Angola population.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 32,866,272 3.27% 1,040,977 6,413 16.7 5.55 26 66.70% 21,936,953 0.42% 7,794,798,739 44
2019 31,825,295 3.30% 1,015,508 6,413 16.4 5.91 26 66.10% 21,035,940 0.41% 7,713,468,100 45
2018 30,809,787 3.33% 993,021 6,413 16.4 5.91 25 65.40% 20,161,538 0.40% 7,631,091,040 45
2017 29,816,766 3.38% 974,277 6,413 16.4 5.91 24 64.80% 19,311,639 0.40% 7,547,858,925 45
2016 28,842,489 3.44% 958,108 6,413 16.4 5.91 23 64.10% 18,483,603 0.39% 7,464,022,049 46
2015 27,884,381 3.61% 905,627 33,253 16.4 6 22 63.40% 17,675,745 0.38% 7,379,797,139 46
2010 23,356,246 3.75% 784,529 71,460 16.4 6.35 19 59.80% 13,970,854 0.34% 6,956,823,603 50
2005 19,433,602 3.46% 607,626 52,220 16.4 6.55 16 56.30% 10,949,424 0.30% 6,541,907,027 55
2000 16,395,473 3.29% 490,053 39,960 16.3 6.75 13 50.20% 8,234,824 0.27% 6,143,493,823 57
1995 13,945,206 3.31% 419,364 28,562 16.1 7.1 11 45.20% 6,302,478 0.24% 5,744,212,979 60
1990 11,848,386 3.53% 377,278 37,698 16.1 7.4 10 38.20% 4,520,997 0.22% 5,327,231,061 59
1985 9,961,997 3.62% 324,142 46,830 16.3 7.46 8 32.30% 3,218,567 0.20% 4,870,921,740 64
1980 8,341,289 3.50% 263,458 39,960 16.8 7.46 7 26.00% 2,169,810 0.19% 4,458,003,514 69
1975 7,024,000 3.58% 226,727 39,960 16.9 7.5 6 20.90% 1,469,515 0.17% 4,079,480,606 72
1970 5,890,365 0.41% 23,959 -117,457 17.6 7.3 5 17.20% 1,013,531 0.16% 3,700,437,046 75
1965 5,770,570 1.13% 63,127 -59,343 18.4 6.9 5 13.40% 775,667 0.17% 3,339,583,597 68
1960 5,454,933 1.58% 82,337 -34,577 20.2 6.5 4 10.80% 588,842 0.18% 3,034,949,748 68
1955 5,043,247 2.09% 99,045 0 19.6 6 4 9.00% 455,428 0.18% 2,773,019,936 68

Angola Population forecast

The population of Angola is estimated to reach about 33 million in 2021 and 34 million in 2022 as per economic models. Though the population of Angola as of Feb 2020 is 32 million, we can see an increase in the Angola population by more than 2 million people in the next two years. The median age of the Angola population is 16.7 years in the year 2020.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 32,866,272 3.34% 996,378 6,413 16.7 5.55 26 66.70% 21,936,953 0.42% 7,794,798,739 44
2025 38,478,226 3.20% 1,122,391 0 17.2 5.55 31 69.80% 26,847,887 0.47% 8,184,437,460 41
2030 44,834,712 3.11% 1,271,297 -1,000 17.9 5.55 36 72.30% 32,437,132 0.52% 8,548,487,400 37
2035 51,952,545 2.99% 1,423,567 -1,000 18.6 5.55 42 74.50% 38,691,449 0.58% 8,887,524,213 35
2040 59,782,170 2.85% 1,565,925 -999 19.2 5.55 48 76.20% 45,556,399 0.65% 9,198,847,240 30
2045 68,297,800 2.70% 1,703,126 -1,000 19.9 5.55 55 77.70% 53,037,025 0.72% 9,481,803,274 28
2050 77,420,346 2.54% 1,824,509 20.7 5.55 62 79.00% 61,131,579 0.80% 9,735,033,990 24

Demographics of Angola

The Portuguese population dominates Angola, yet we can an increase in the Chinese population in recent years. The female population of Angola is 50.52 percent, and the male population is 49.48 percent. The sex ratio of the total population of Angola is 0.980, which means there are 980 males per 1000 females. The life expectancy of Angola is the lowest in the world, and its infant mortality rate is high.

Politics and Religion of Angola

The Angola government consists of three branches of government – executive, legislative, and Judicial. The constitution of Angola outlines the government structure and duties and rights of the citizen. In Angola, we can find more than 1,000 religious’ communities. Christianity dominates in Angola and includes the Muslim community.

Angola Economy

Oil and diamonds are the two important economic resources of Angola. Angola’s economy is also contributed by gold, copper, and rich wildlife. Angola is the biggest trade and export partner.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%