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Yemen Population

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 2022 is estimated to be 31.15 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, Population of Yemen in 2021 is estimated as 30.48 million, 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:
YearPopulation
19605,315,351
19655,727,745
19706,193,379
19756,784,699
19807,941,903
19859,572,170
199011,709,987
199514,913,313
200017,409,071
200520,107,416
201023,154,854
201526,497,881
202029,825,968

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.

Source : worldbank

Yemen is divided into twenty-one governorates (muhafazah) and one municipality (amanah), and further divided into 333 districts.

GovernoratesCapitalArea (sq km)Population (2013)
AbyanZinjibar21,939658,824
AdenAden1,1141,087,653
Al BaydaAl Bayda11,193835,683
Al HudaydahAl Hudaydah17,5093,774,914
Al JawfAl Hazm30,620663,147
Al MahrahAl Ghaydah122,500400,000
Al MahwitAl Mahwit2,858732,360
Amanat Al AsimahaSana'a1261,174,767
Amran'Amran9,5871,123,651
DhaleDhale4,786602,613
DhamarDhamar10,4951,697,067
HadramautMukalla191,7371,329,085
HajjahHajjah10,1411,887,213
IbbIbb6,4843,911,070
LahijLahij15,210926,291
Ma'ribMa'rib20,023504,696
RaymahAl-Jabin3,442502,505
Sa'dahSa'dah15,022987,663
Sana'aSana'a15,0522,279,665
ShabwahAtaq47,728651,509
SocotrabHadibu2,35960,000
TaizTaiz12,6054,554,443
YemenSana'a528,07630,109,225

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