Chad is a landlocked country in North and Central Africa, borders Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon to the south-west, Nigeria to the southwest, Libya to the north and Niger to the west. Chad population in 2022 is estimated to be 17.37 million, covers country area of 1,284,000 sq km (496,000 sq mi), ranks twentieth country by area and the seventieth most populous country in the world. Its capital and largest is N'Djamena and other popular cities are Moundou, Abéché, Sarh, Kélo and Am Timan. Country code is TCD, Population of Chad in 2021 is estimated as 16.9 million. Life expectancy of Chad ranks one-hundred-seventy-seventh, one of the lowest in the world with average lifespan of 57.95 years for male and 61.34 years for female. Chad official languages are Arabic and French.Below table is the population of Chad from 1960 to 2020:
Chad population in 1960 is 3,001,604, by 1970 the population is increased by 642,004 totaling to 3,643,608, by 1980 the population is increased to 4,514,427, and by 1990 the total increase of 5,963,250 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 5,963,250. From 1990 to 2000, population increased by 2,392,404 to 8,355,654, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Chad increase by 3,596,480 with a change of 43.04 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 4,473,725 with a change of 37.43 percent and make up to 16,425,859.
inseed, Chad is divided into 22 regions, and further subdivided into departments.
|Bahr el Gazel||Moussoro||257,267|
Chad Ethnic group wise 26.6 percent are Sara, 12.9 percent are Arab, 8.5 percent are Kanembu, 7.2 percent are Masalit, 6.9 percent are Toubou, 4.8 percent are Masa,3.7 percent are Bidiyo, 3.7 percent are Bulala, 3 percent are Maba, 2.6 percent are Daju, 2.5 percent are Mundang, 2.4 percent are Zaghawa, 2.4 percent are Gabri, 2.1 percent are Fula, 2 percent are Tupuri, 1.6 percent are Tama, 1.4 percent are Karo, 1.3 percent are Bagirmi, 1 percent are Masmaje and 2.6 percent are Other groups.
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