Guinea Population: 13,003,729

Guinea is a country that is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and a country that is located in the West Africa region. Guinea is popularly known for its nature reserve that is mount nimbi, and it is located in the south-east. The capital city of the country is the central attraction where there are regional artifacts such as mosques and national museums.

Largest cities by population in Guinea

40% of the country’s population resides in the urban area. Conakry is a capital city that is highly populated with 1,660,973 residents. The capital city serves as the economic hub, and various developed infrastructures are seen here. The second populated city is Nzérékoré, with 238,928 people. The other main cities are Guéckédou and Kankan.

CITY NAME POPULATION
Camayenne 1,871,242
Conakry 1,767,200
Nzerekore 132,728
Kindia 117,062
Kankan 114,009
Gueckedou 79,140
Coyah 77,103
Labe 58,649
Kissidougou 47,099
Fria 44,369
Siguiri 43,601
Macenta 43,102
Mamou 41,619
Telimele 30,311
Tougue 25,531
Pita 20,052
Boke 15,460

Guinea population history

The midyear population is predicted as 13,132,795. It contributes 0.17% to the total world’s population. Over the past decade, the population was at a peak in the year 2019 that was 2.88 %raise, and it is 12,771,246. There is a stable rise in the population of the country. The median age and the urban population have also increased significantly over the 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 13,132,795 2.83% 361,549 -4,000 18 4.74 53 38.60% 5,070,656 0.17% 7,794,798,739 75
2019 12,771,246 2.88% 356,953 -4,000 17.3 5.05 52 38.30% 4,890,393 0.17% 7,713,468,100 75
2018 12,414,293 2.87% 346,774 -4,000 17.3 5.05 51 38.00% 4,717,171 0.16% 7,631,091,040 75
2017 12,067,519 2.80% 329,090 -4,000 17.3 5.05 49 37.70% 4,551,855 0.16% 7,547,858,925 75
2016 11,738,429 2.68% 306,341 -4,000 17.3 5.05 48 37.40% 4,395,623 0.16% 7,464,022,049 75
2015 11,432,088 2.32% 247,982 -58,750 17.1 5.13 47 37.20% 4,249,131 0.15% 7,379,797,139 75
2010 10,192,176 2.27% 216,519 -62,284 16.7 5.54 41 35.70% 3,635,259 0.15% 6,956,823,603 81
2005 9,109,581 2.02% 173,770 -70,000 16.4 5.91 37 34.30% 3,122,424 0.14% 6,541,907,027 86
2000 8,240,730 2.54% 194,221 -36,220 16.7 6.24 34 33.00% 2,719,112 0.13% 6,143,493,823 88
1995 7,269,625 2.73% 183,468 -26,995 17 6.51 30 31.90% 2,320,034 0.13% 5,744,212,979 90
1990 6,352,283 3.03% 176,316 0 17.5 6.63 26 26.70% 1,693,072 0.12% 5,327,231,061 92
1985 5,470,702 2.35% 119,853 -16,665 17.8 6.59 22 24.70% 1,353,622 0.11% 4,870,921,740 92
1980 4,871,435 1.64% 76,037 -31,339 18.3 6.45 20 21.90% 1,065,557 0.11% 4,458,003,514 95
1975 4,491,248 1.57% 67,329 -17,514 19 6.29 18 19.00% 851,729 0.11% 4,079,480,606 95
1970 4,154,605 1.79% 70,580 0 19.2 6.21 17 16.20% 674,210 0.11% 3,700,437,046 95
1965 3,801,705 1.70% 61,509 0 19.6 6.15 15 13.20% 503,254 0.11% 3,339,583,597 90
1960 3,494,162 1.59% 52,903 0 20.1 6.07 14 10.70% 374,618 0.12% 3,034,949,748 92
1955 3,229,649 1.40% 43,340 0 20.8 6 13 8.60% 278,619 0.12% 2,773,019,936 90

Guinea population forecast

Even before 2050 in the year 2025, there is a very high growth rate that is 2.70 the growth rate predictions for the future years are in 2040 it is 2.21 %, in 2045 it is 2.055, and in 2050 it is 1.90%. These projections show that the growth rate may decrease, but there will be a steady increase in the total population. The median age of 2050 is 24.0. Guinea holds the 66th global population rank in the year 2050.

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 13,132,795 2.81% 340,141 -4,000 18 4.74 53 38.60% 5,070,656 0.17% 7,794,798,739 75
2025 15,003,843 2.70% 374,210 -4,000 18.9 4.74 61 40.50% 6,082,701 0.18% 8,184,437,460 75
2030 17,020,915 2.55% 403,414 -4,000 19.8 4.74 69 42.90% 7,300,274 0.20% 8,548,487,400 75
2035 19,149,860 2.39% 425,789 -4,000 20.7 4.74 78 45.70% 8,744,326 0.22% 8,887,524,213 73
2040 21,364,534 2.21% 442,935 -4,000 21.8 4.74 87 48.80% 10,426,480 0.23% 9,198,847,240 70
2045 23,644,150 2.05% 455,923 -4,000 22.9 4.74 96 52.10% 12,321,183 0.25% 9,481,803,274 67
2050 25,971,806 1.90% 465,531 24 4.74 106 55.40% 14,400,309 0.27% 9,735,033,990 66

Guinea demographics

The infant mortality rate is very high. Per 1000 live births, 44.9 infant deaths have happened this year. The life expectancy age is 62.64 years. The death under age five is also a high rate that is 70.2. The literacy rate in the country is 30%.

Guinea religion and politics

The dominant religion in the country is Islam. Islam is practiced by 85% of the population, Christianity by 8% of the population, and other guinea’s traditional religions are followed by 7% of the people. All the Muslim population in the country is Sunni. The Christian community consists of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Roman Catholics, and angelicas.

Guinea economy

The country is rich in natural resources such as iron ore, gold, diamonds, and uranium. The major sector is agriculture. Even though there are wealth and potential, wealth inequality makes it a poor economy.

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%