Equatorial Guinea Population: 1,385,988

Equatorial Guinea is situated on the West coast of Africa. It comprises of the mainland territory named Rio Muni. The country comprises of 5 offshore volcanic islands, that includes Bioko. The country is known for its Spanish-speaking people in the entire African country. It is the third-largest exporter of oil in Sub-Sahara after the oil reserves were found in 1995.

Largest Cities by population in Equatorial Guinea

The largest cities in Equatorial Guinea by population are Bata, Malabo, Ebebiyin, Aconibe, Anisoc, and many more. Malabo is the capital of Equatorial Guinea with the highest population.

CITY NAME POPULATION
Bata 173,046
Malabo 155,963
Ebebiyin 24,831

Equatorial Guinea Population History

The population in Equatorial Guinea was 227,797 in the year 1951. In the year 1952, the population had gone up to 231,407 at the rate of 1.58. The population began to increase at that time. As per the statistics, the growth percentage was fluctuating. However, in the year 1965, the population growth became 1.60%, after which there was a steady growth rate to date. The population in the year 2020 is 963,629 at 2.96%.

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 1,402,985 3.47% 46,999 16,000 22.3 4.55 50 73.30% 1,027,990 0.02% 7,794,798,739 153
2019 1,355,986 3.59% 47,011 16,000 22.2 4.9 48 72.80% 987,808 0.02% 7,713,468,100 154
2018 1,308,975 3.72% 46,973 16,000 22.2 4.9 47 72.40% 947,881 0.02% 7,631,091,040 155
2017 1,262,002 3.85% 46,822 16,000 22.2 4.9 45 72.00% 908,254 0.02% 7,547,858,925 156
2016 1,215,180 3.99% 46,612 16,000 22.2 4.9 43 71.50% 868,940 0.02% 7,464,022,049 157
2015 1,168,568 4.37% 44,986 18,000 22.1 4.99 42 71.00% 830,013 0.02% 7,379,797,139 157
2010 943,639 4.71% 38,821 16,000 21.5 5.4 34 66.50% 627,157 0.01% 6,956,823,603 159
2005 749,535 4.34% 28,671 10,001 20.6 5.69 27 58.30% 437,275 0.01% 6,541,907,027 162
2000 606,181 4.06% 21,883 7,000 19.6 5.94 22 49.80% 301,586 0.01% 6,143,493,823 163
1995 496,768 3.45% 15,516 4,000 18.9 5.97 18 41.20% 204,444 0.01% 5,744,212,979 165
1990 419,188 3.55% 13,414 4,000 19.1 5.98 15 35.40% 148,306 0.01% 5,327,231,061 165
1985 352,118 7.10% 20,438 13,000 19.6 5.89 13 30.50% 107,455 0.01% 4,870,921,740 168
1980 249,929 -0.46% -1,174 -6,000 20.7 5.79 9 28.50% 71,164 0.01% 4,458,003,514 172
1975 255,800 -3.39% -9,636 -14,000 21 5.8 9 27.80% 71,198 0.01% 4,079,480,606 170
1970 303,982 1.93% 5,536 1,000 20.9 5.79 11 27.20% 82,618 0.01% 3,700,437,046 165
1965 276,300 1.59% 4,193 600 21.7 5.67 10 26.60% 73,516 0.01% 3,339,583,597 163
1960 255,333 1.26% 3,092 0 22.4 5.65 9 25.50% 65,202 0.01% 3,034,949,748 165
1955 239,873 1.24% 2,867 0 23.1 5.67 9 20.30% 48,725 0.01% 2,773,019,936 163

Equatorial Guinea Population forecast

By the end of 2020, the population in Equatorial Guinea is expected to increase by 28,459 people and reach 992,124 at the beginning of 2021. It is expected to touch 4,740,883 at 2.50% by the end of 2021.

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 1,402,985 3.72% 46,883 16,000 22.3 4.55 50 73.30% 1,027,990 0.02% 7,794,798,739 153
2025 1,637,212 3.14% 46,845 12,000 22.3 4.55 58 75.30% 1,232,213 0.02% 8,184,437,460 153
2030 1,873,549 2.73% 47,267 9,000 22.7 4.55 67 77.10% 1,444,719 0.02% 8,548,487,400 152
2035 2,105,966 2.37% 46,483 5,999 23.4 4.55 75 78.80% 1,660,076 0.02% 8,887,524,213 150
2040 2,345,656 2.18% 47,938 5,999 24.2 4.55 84 80.40% 1,886,245 0.03% 9,198,847,240 149
2045 2,585,388 1.97% 47,946 5,000 25.1 4.55 92 81.90% 2,118,585 0.03% 9,481,803,274 148
2050 2,820,925 1.76% 47,107 26.2 4.55 101 83.50% 2,355,543 0.03% 9,735,033,990 144

Equatorial Guinea Demographics

Out of the current population of 967,720, there are 495,894 males at 51.2% and 471,826 females at 48.8%. In the year 2020, there are 4,914 births and 1,526 deaths. According to the estimations, there are 94 live births on an average at the rate of 3.91 in an hour. The death rates are 29 on the median at 1.21 per hour. There will be 13 immigrants on an average of 0.56 per hour.

Equatorial Guinea Religion & Politics

Christianity is the main religion in Equatorial Guinea. Over 93% of the population are Roman Catholics. Protestants are 5%, while the Islam population is 2%. The remaining 5% of the population belongs to other religions like Animism, Bahai Faith, etc. The politics on Equatorial Guinea comprises of the presidential republic framework. The president heads the state and the central government, where the government vests the Chamber of people’s representatives. Teodoro Obiang is the current president of Equatorial Guinea. The president’s tenure is for 7 years, after which is subject to change.

Equatorial Guinea Economy

Forestry, farming, and fishing are the main occupation in Equatorial Guinea. They are the main components of gross domestic products (GDP). Earlier the economy was dependent on cocoa and coffee. However, after the discovery of oil reserves in 1980, the country began to depend on petroleum. The country uses Central African CFA Franc. They have a GDP of $13.32 billion. The GDP per capita income is 10,602.30, while the GDP per capita PPP is 20,864.30

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%