These are the 7 most populous nations in Africa right now
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has said that Africa's population grew from 541 million in 1994 to 1.6 billion in 2019.
According to the UN agency, the total population of the world exceeded 7.71 billion, and this number continues to grow each day while slow growth was recorded in some areas and some even declined.
In Africa, Nigeria remained most populous nation growing from 105.4 million in 1994 to 201 million in 2019, competing with Bangladesh (168.1 million), Brazil (212.4 million), Indonesia (269.5 million), Pakistan (204.6 million) and others.
Here are other most populous nations in Africa, according to UNFPA:
- Population: 52.2 million
6. South Africa
- Population: 58.1 million
- Population: 60.9 million
4. DR Congo
- Population: 86.7 million
- Population: 101.2 million
- Population: 110.1 million
- Population: 201 million
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