Demographics of Guinea

This article is about the demographic features of the population of Guinea, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.

Demographics of Guinea describes the condition and overview of Guinea's peoples. Demographic topics include basic education, health, and population statistics as well as identified racial and religious affiliations.

Population

Guinea's total population, from 1961 to 2003. Guinea's population came close to tripling in forty years.

According to the 2017 revision of the World Population Prospects [1] the total population was 12,091,533 in 2015, compared to only 3 094 000 in 1950. The proportion of children below the age of 15 in 2010 was 42.9%, 53.8% was between 15 and 65 years of age, while 3.3% was 65 years or older . [2]

Total population (x 1000) Population aged 0–14 (%) Population aged 15–64 (%) Population aged 65+ (%)
1950 3 094 37.1 57.6 5.3
1955 3 300 38.6 57.0 4.4
1960 3 541 40.0 56.2 3.8
1965 3 823 41.8 54.9 3.4
1970 4 154 42.2 54.6 3.2
1975 4 287 42.6 54.3 3.1
1980 4 407 43.3 53.5 3.2
1985 4 924 43.9 52.8 3.3
1990 5 759 44.4 52.3 3.3
1995 7 565 44.6 52.1 3.3
2000 8 344 44.2 52.4 3.3
2005 9 041 43.6 53.0 3.3
2010 9 982 42.9 53.8 3.3