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Togo Population

Togo is a country in West Africa, borders Burkina Faso to the north, Ghana to the west and Benin to the east. Togo population in 2022 is estimated to be 8.66 million, covers country area of 56,785 sq km (21,925 sq mi), ranks one-hundred-twenty-third country by area and the one-hundredth most populous country in the world. Its capital and largest city Lomé and other popular cities are Sokodé, Kara, Kpalimé, Atakpamé, Dapaong and Tsévié. Country code is TGO, Population of Togo in 2021 is estimated as 8.47 million. Life expectancy of Togo ranks one-hundred-fifty-third, which is one of the lowest in the world with average lifespan of 61.52 years for male and 67.23 years for female. Togo official language is French, other recognised languages are Ewe and Kabiye. Ewe, Kabye, Tem and Gourma are the major ethnic groups in Togo.

Below table is the population of Togo from 1960 to 2020:
YearPopulation
19601,580,508
19651,708,631
19702,115,522
19752,410,451
19802,720,835
19853,252,997
19903,774,310
19954,226,293
20004,924,406
20055,611,643
20106,421,674
20157,323,162
20208,278,737

Togo population in 1960 is 1,580,508, by 1970 the population is increased by 535,014 totaling to 2,115,522, by 1980 the population is increased to 2,720,835, and by 1990 the total increase of 3,774,310 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 3,774,310. From 1990 to 2000, population increased by 1,150,096 to 4,924,406, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Togo increase by 1,497,268 with a change of 30.41 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 1,857,063 with a change of 28.92 percent and make up to 8,278,737.

Source : worldbank

According to inseed, Togo is divided into five regions and further subdivided into 30 prefectures. Togo population as per census 2010.

RegionCapitalArea (sq km)Population (2010 census)
CentraleSokodé13,317617,871
KaraKara11,738769,940
MaritimeLomé6,1002,599,955
PlateauxAtakpamé16,9751,375,165
SavanesDapaong8,470828,224


References

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