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Ethiopia Population

Ethiopia is a landlocked country in the Horn of Africa, borders with Eritrea and Djibouti to the north, Somaliland to the northeast, Somalia to the east, Kenya to the south, South Sudan to the west and Sudan to the northwest. Ethiopia population in 2022 is estimated to be 120.7 million, covers country area of 1,104,300 sq km (426,400 sq mi), ranks twenty-sixth country by area, second most populous in Africa and the twelfth most populous country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Addis Ababa and other popular cities are Mekelle, Gondar, Adama, Awassa, Bahir Dar, Dire Dawa and Sodo. Country code is ETH, Population of Ethiopia in 2021 is estimated as 117.8 million.

Below table is the population of Ethiopia from 1960 to 2020:
YearPopulation
196022,151,284
196525,013,634
197028,415,080
197532,566,855
198035,141,703
198540,652,146
199047,887,864
199557,047,906
200066,224,809
200576,346,310
201087,639,962
2015100,835,453
2020114,963,583

Ethiopia population in 1960 is 22,151,284, by 1970 the population is increased by 6,263,796 totaling to 28,415,080, by 1980 the population is increased to 35,141,703, and by 1990 the total increase of 47,887,864 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 47,887,864. From 1990 to 2000, population increased to 66,224,809, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Ethiopia increase by 21,415,153 with a change of 32.34 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 27,323,621 with a change of 31.18 percent and make up to 114,963,583.

Source : worldbank

Ethopia is divided into eleven regional states and two chartered cities. prior to 2020, there were 9 regions, The Sidama Region was created in June 2020 and the South West Ethiopia Region was created on 23 November 2021.

NoRegionCapital CityStatusArea (Sq Km)Population 2021
(projected)
1Addis AbabaAddis AbabaCity5275,559,378
2AfarAsayitaState72,0532,335,529
3AmharaBahir DarState154,70927,241,351
4Benishangul-GumuzAsosaState50,6991,373,992
5Dire DawaDire DawaCity1,559623,938
6GambelaGambelaState29,783583,769
7HarariHararState334304,775
8OromiaAddis AbabaState284,53846,068,868
9SomaliJijigaState279,2527,352,520
10TigrayMekeleState84,7226,500,630
11Southern Nations Nationalities and People (SNNPR)AwasaState54,40012,401,522
12SidamaAwasaState12,0003,964,550
13South West Ethiopia People Region (SWEPR)BongaState39,4002,987,521

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