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Senegal Population

Senegal is a country in West Africa, borders Mauritania to the north, Mali to the east, Guinea to the southeast, Guinea-Bissau to the southwest and shares a maritime border with Cape Verde. Senegal population in 2022 is estimated to be 17.63 million, covers country area of 196,712 sq km (75,951 sq mi), ranks eighty-sixth country by area and the sixty-eighth most populous country in the world. Senegal capital is Daker and other popular cities are Touba, Pikine, Kaolack, M'bour, Rufisque, Ziguinchor, Diourbel, Tambacounda and Louga. Country code is SEN, Population of Senegal in 2021 is estimated as 17.18 million. Life expectancy of Senegal is 66.82 years for male and 70.14 years for female.

Below table is the population of Senegal from 1960 to 2020:
YearPopulation
19603,206,757
19653,682,879
19704,257,508
19754,929,846
19805,583,157
19856,471,329
19907,526,306
19958,690,155
20009,797,731
200511,090,123
201012,678,143
201514,578,450
202016,743,930

Senegal population in 1960 is 3,206,757, by 1970 the population is increased by 1,050,751 totaling to 4,257,508, by 1980 the population is increased to 5,583,157, and by 1990 the total increase of 7,526,306 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 7,526,306. From 1990 to 2000, population increased by 2,271,425 to 9,797,731, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Senegal increase by 2,880,412 with a change of 29.40 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 4,065,787 with a change of 32.07 percent and make up to 16,743,930.

Source : worldbank

Senegal is divided into 14 regions, further subdivided into 45 departments, 103 arrondissements.

RegionCapitalArea (sq km)Population (2013)
DakarDakar5473,137,196
ZiguinchorZiguinchor7,352549,151
DiourbelDiourbel4,8241,497,455
Saint-LouisSaint-Louis19,241908,942
TambacoundaTambacounda42,364681,310
KaolackKaolack5,357960,875
ThièsThiès6,6701,788,864
LougaLouga24,889874,193
FatickFatick6,849835,352
KoldaKolda13,771714,392
MatamMatam29,445562,539
KaffrineKaffrine11,262566,992
KédougouKédougou16,800152,357
SédhiouSédhiou7,341452,944

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