Population map of africa. Africas population has rapidly increased over the last 40 years and consequently it is relatively young. This entry gives an estimate from the us bureau of the census based on statistics from population censuses vital statistics registration systems or sample surveys pertaining to the recent past and on assumptions about future trends. Projected climate change impacts for agriculture. Africa is the second largest and second most populous continent on earth with an estimated population in 2016 of 12 billion people.
Red circles are cities with population from 50000 up to 10 millions. Africa population is equivalent to 1664 of the total world population. Africa is one of the regions that will be hit the hardest by climate change and it will likely. Smallest red point means city with population of minimum 5000.
Map of population densities throughout africa. City and population density africa map. In terms of population density that equated to 414 people living in every square kilometre of land 1072 per square mile and the countrys sparseness was highlighted by the fact that it was only the 169 th biggest in the world for density alone. You can zoommove the map to see the details.
In some african states more than half the population is under 25 years of age. The provinces communes cities and settlements of algeria.