Yemen is a country in Western Asia, borders Saudi Arabia to the north and Oman to the northeast and shares maritime borders with Eritrea, Djibouti, and Somalia. Yemen population in 2023 is estimated to be 32.03 million, covers country area of 555,000 sq km (214,000 sq mi), ranks forty-ninth country by area and the forty-eighth most populous country in the world. Its capital is Sanaa, and other popular cities are Ta'izz, Al Hudaydah, Aden, Ibb and Dhamar. Country code is YEM, Life expectancy of Yemen ranks one-hundred-thirty-seventh in the world with average lifespan of 64.41 years for male and 68.92 years for female.Below table is the population of Yemen from 1960 to 2020:
Yemen population in 1960 is 5,315,351, by 1970 the population is increased by 878,028 totaling to 6,193,379, by 1980 the population is increased to 7,941,903, and by 1990 the total increase of 11,709,987 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 11,709,987. From 1990 to 2000, population increased by 5,699,084 to 17,409,071, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Yemen increase by 5,745,783 with a change of 33.00 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 6,671,114 with a change of 28.81 percent and make up to 29,825,968. Yemen population in 2022 is estimated to be 31.15 million, Population of Yemen in 2021 is estimated as 30.48 million.
Yemen is divided into twenty-one governorates (muhafazah) and one municipality (amanah), and further divided into 333 districts.
|Governorates||Capital||Area (sq km)||Population (2013)|
|Al Bayda||Al Bayda||11,193||835,683|
|Al Hudaydah||Al Hudaydah||17,509||3,774,914|
|Al Jawf||Al Hazm||30,620||663,147|
|Al Mahrah||Al Ghaydah||122,500||400,000|
|Al Mahwit||Al Mahwit||2,858||732,360|
|Amanat Al Asimaha||Sana'a||126||1,174,767|
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