Kiribati Population: 118,811

Kiribati officially the republic of Kiribati is a country that is located in the central pacific region. The country comprises 32 atolls and a coral island. The estimated population of Kiribati is 119,449.

Largest cities by population in Kiribati

There is one main city in the country that is known as Tarawa, and its population is 40,311. The central Tarawa consists of both north and south Tarawa that comprises remote islands. The second populated city is betio village, with a population of 12,509.

CITY NAME POPULATION
Tarawa 40,311

Kiribati population history

The current population of Kiribati is 119,449. The estimated population of Kiribati for the mid-year is 119,449. The total population for the year 2010 is 102,927. This shows in the year 2010 the yearly population change is high, which 2.20%. The total urban population of Kiribati is 57.07%.

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 119,449 1.57% 1,843 -800 23 3.58 147 57.00% 68,069 0.00% 7,794,798,739 193
2019 117,606 1.52% 1,759 -800 22.5 3.75 145 56.20% 66,036 0.00% 7,713,468,100 193
2018 115,847 1.48% 1,689 -800 22.5 3.75 143 55.30% 64,011 0.00% 7,631,091,040 193
2017 114,158 1.45% 1,634 -800 22.5 3.75 141 54.30% 61,996 0.00% 7,547,858,925 193
2016 112,524 1.44% 1,594 -800 22.5 3.75 139 53.30% 60,000 0.00% 7,464,022,049 193
2015 110,930 1.51% 1,601 -825 22.3 3.79 137 52.30% 58,024 0.00% 7,379,797,139 193
2010 102,927 2.20% 2,120 -59 21.6 3.88 127 47.30% 48,647 0.00% 6,956,823,603 197
2005 92,325 1.81% 1,586 -388 20.7 3.96 114 43.60% 40,209 0.00% 6,541,907,027 199
2000 84,396 1.66% 1,335 -560 19.7 4.2 104 43.00% 36,259 0.00% 6,143,493,823 199
1995 77,723 1.43% 1,065 -887 19.6 4.55 96 36.40% 28,301 0.00% 5,744,212,979 199
1990 72,400 2.50% 1,683 -133 20.4 4.8 89 35.00% 25,335 0.00% 5,327,231,061 198
1985 63,986 1.53% 937 -602 19.5 5 79 33.50% 21,467 0.00% 4,870,921,740 201
1980 59,301 1.48% 837 -468 19.4 5.1 73 32.30% 19,157 0.00% 4,458,003,514 202
1975 55,114 1.50% 793 -224 18.6 5 68 29.60% 16,334 0.00% 4,079,480,606 203
1970 51,151 1.96% 944 -183 17.3 6.04 63 24.10% 12,328 0.00% 3,700,437,046 202
1965 46,429 2.42% 1,045 -157 16.9 6.78 57 19.60% 9,117 0.00% 3,339,583,597 200
1960 41,202 2.41% 926 -153 17.7 6.6 51 16.30% 6,717 0.00% 3,034,949,748 201
1955 36,573 2.05% 705 -129 18.7 6.1 45 13.40% 4,913 0.00% 2,773,019,936 200

Kiribati population forecast

The total estimated population of Kiribati for 2020 is 119,449. There is a steady increase in the Kiribati population. The projected population for the year 2050 is 176,708. This forecast suggests that there is going to be significant growth in population every year.

The median age of Kiribati is considered for 2020 is 23.0%. However, there is going to be a visible change in the median age as of 2050, which is 28.6%.

The migration percentage of Kiribati remains constant throughout every year that is -400. The urban population is growing rapidly. The current urban population is 68,069, and the estimated urban population in 2050 is 125,666.

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 119,449 1.49% 1,704 -800 23 3.58 147 57.00% 68,069 0.00% 7,794,798,739 193
2025 129,617 1.65% 2,034 -400 23.7 3.58 160 60.30% 78,192 0.00% 8,184,437,460 193
2030 139,179 1.43% 1,912 -400 24.2 3.58 172 63.20% 87,993 0.00% 8,548,487,400 193
2035 148,283 1.28% 1,821 -400 25.4 3.58 183 65.70% 97,362 0.00% 8,887,524,213 193
2040 157,495 1.21% 1,842 -400 26.6 3.58 194 67.70% 106,577 0.00% 9,198,847,240 193
2045 167,100 1.19% 1,921 -400 27.6 3.58 206 69.40% 116,003 0.00% 9,481,803,274 193
2050 176,708 1.12% 1,922 28.6 3.58 218 71.10% 125,666 0.00% 9,735,033,990 193

Kiribati demographics

The life expectancy rate for 2020 estimated at 69.17 years. The fertility rate of this country remains high, which is 3.58. The infant deaths and deaths under age five are estimated per 1000 live births, and that is 36.9 and 46.8

Kiribati religion and politics

The major in Kiribati is Christianity. Missionaries spread Christianity in the country. 34% of Christians have affiliations with the country’s uniting church. The affiliations under Christianity are as follows- 56% is the rate of Roman Catholics. The Protestant churches are dominant in the country, and there are also Christians from other divisions that are less prominent.

Kiribati economy

The economy of Kiribati is unstable, and it is the poorest economy in the oceanic region. The country’s economy is highly dependent upon fishing and foreign revenue. Some of the constraints for the poor economy are scarcity of natural resources, land area, the Geographic dispersion, remote area, and vulnerable climatic conditions the World Bank made this assessment.

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%