Comoros Population: 869,601

Comoros is an island country situated in the northern end of the Mozambique Channel on the eastern coast of Africa. The capital city of the place is Moroni. It is one of the members of the Arab League and is the fourth-smallest by area in the African nations. It is noted for its diversity in culture and history. It has three major islands and also many small islands. The three languages spoken are Comorian, Arabic, and French.

Largest cities by population in Comoros

Moroni and Moutsamoudou are the largest cities in Comoros. They are also the most populated cities in the country.

CITY NAME POPULATION
Moroni 42,872
Moutsamoudou 23,594

Comoros population history 

In the year 2000, the population of the country was 542,357, but now it has risen to 869,601. The median age of the country has increased to 20.4. The urban population of the country has increased to 255,487. The global population rank of the nation is now 163, and it was the same for many years.

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 869,601 2.20% 18,715 -2,000 20.4 4.24 467 29.40% 255,487 0.01% 7,794,798,739 163
2019 850,886 2.23% 18,564 -2,000 19.8 4.52 457 29.20% 248,160 0.01% 7,713,468,100 163
2018 832,322 2.26% 18,430 -2,000 19.8 4.52 447 29.00% 241,092 0.01% 7,631,091,040 163
2017 813,892 2.30% 18,300 -2,000 19.8 4.52 437 28.80% 234,273 0.01% 7,547,858,925 163
2016 795,592 2.34% 18,168 -2,000 19.8 4.52 428 28.60% 227,690 0.01% 7,464,022,049 163
2015 777,424 2.42% 17,546 -2,000 19.7 4.6 418 28.50% 221,334 0.01% 7,379,797,139 163
2010 689,692 2.43% 15,613 -2,000 19.1 4.9 371 28.00% 192,925 0.01% 6,956,823,603 164
2005 611,627 2.43% 13,854 -2,000 18.4 5.2 329 27.90% 170,493 0.01% 6,541,907,027 166
2000 542,357 2.67% 13,393 -1,200 17.7 5.6 291 28.10% 152,293 0.01% 6,143,493,823 166
1995 475,394 2.92% 12,760 -600 17.1 6.1 255 28.30% 134,543 0.01% 5,744,212,979 166
1990 411,594 2.98% 11,251 -900 17 6.7 221 27.90% 114,709 0.01% 5,327,231,061 166
1985 355,337 2.91% 9,502 -900 17.2 7.05 191 25.50% 90,500 0.01% 4,870,921,740 167
1980 307,829 3.65% 10,108 2,000 17.5 7.05 165 23.20% 71,463 0.01% 4,458,003,514 169
1975 257,290 2.26% 5,447 -1,100 17.5 7.05 138 21.20% 54,647 0.01% 4,079,480,606 169
1970 230,054 2.09% 4,526 -1,100 17.7 7.05 124 19.40% 44,607 0.01% 3,700,437,046 171
1965 207,424 1.65% 3,261 -1,698 18.5 6.91 111 17.00% 35,217 0.01% 3,339,583,597 170
1960 191,121 1.67% 3,044 -1,223 19.6 6.6 103 12.60% 23,988 0.01% 3,034,949,748 169
1955 175,903 1.98% 3,289 0 20.6 6 95 9.10% 16,095 0.01% 2,773,019,936 170

Comoros Population forecast

In the year 2050, the population of the nation is expected to be 1,471,737. The median age of the country will be 26.1. The urban population of the country will have risen to 599,041. Then the global population rank of the nation will come to the position 156.

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 869,601 2.27% 18,435 -2,000 20.4 4.24 467 29.40% 255,487 0.01% 7,794,798,739 163
2025 965,003 2.10% 19,080 -2,000 21.2 4.24 519 30.70% 296,345 0.01% 8,184,437,460 161
2030 1,063,114 1.96% 19,622 -2,000 22.1 4.24 571 32.50% 345,321 0.01% 8,548,487,400 161
2035 1,163,802 1.83% 20,138 -2,000 23.1 4.24 625 34.50% 401,157 0.01% 8,887,524,213 161
2040 1,266,331 1.70% 20,506 -2,000 24.1 4.24 680 36.50% 462,325 0.01% 9,198,847,240 159
2045 1,369,592 1.58% 20,652 -2,000 25.1 4.24 736 38.60% 528,510 0.01% 9,481,803,274 157
2050 1,471,737 1.45% 20,429 26.1 4.24 791 40.70% 599,041 0.02% 9,735,033,990 156

 Comoros demographics

The life expectancy of the population of the nation is 65.03 years. The infant mortality of the place is estimated at 48.1.

Comoros religion and politics

The Sunni Islam denomination is the major faith in Comoros. 99% of the population follow the faith. The immigrants from France who belong to the small population are Roman Catholics. The followers of the Muslim religion are found in large numbers. Comoros is the country with a large population of Muslims in southern Africa.

The framework followed in Comoros is a federal presidential republic. The head of the state, as well as the head of the government, is the president. The system followed is the multi-party system. The government has executive powers. The legislative power is held by both the government and the parliament. The legal system followed is the Islamic law, French legal code, and the customary law.

Comoros economy

The level of poverty in the country is high. The decline in the GDP level is due to low investments, a rise in inflation, a decrease in the consumption and imbalances in the trade. The membership in the franc has helped in managing the pressures put on the domestic prices.

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%