POPULATION
AFRICA
- listed numerically
Source: 2014 World Almanac and 2014 Britannica Book of the Year
Numeric
M-PIC
Nation
Population
%
Ranking
m-pic.org
Country
thousands
total

1     NG   Nigeria 174,508   15.88  
2     ET Ethiopia 93,877 8.54  
3     EG Egypt 85,294 7.76  
4     CX Dem. Rep. of Congo 75,507 6.87  
5     SF South Africa 48,601 4.42  
6     TZ Tanzania 48,262 4.39  
7     KE Kenya 44,038 4.01  
8     AA Algeria 38,088 3.47  
9     SU Sudan 34,848 3.17  
10     UG Uganda 34,759 3.16  
11     MR Morocco 32,649 2.97  
12     GH Ghana 25,200 2.29  
13     MZ Mozambique 24,097 2.19  
14     MG Madagascar 22,599 2.06  
15     CI Cote d'Ivoire 22,401 2.04  
16     CM Cameroon 20,549 1.87  
17     AO Angola 18,565 1.69  
18     BF Burkina Faso 17,813 1.62  
19     NR Niger 16,899 1.54  
20     MW Malawi 16,778 1.53  
21     ML Mali 15,969 1.45  
22     ZM Zambia 14,222 1.29  
23     SN Senegal 13,300 1.21  
24     ZW Zimbabwe 13,183 1.20  
25     RW Rwanda 12,013 1.09  
26     CD Chad 11,193 1.02  
27     GN Guinea 11,176 1.02  
28     SS South Sudan 11,090 1.01  
29     BI Burundi 10,888 0.99  
30     TU Tunisia 10,836 0.99  
31     SO Somalia 10,252 0.93  
32     BJ Benin 9,877 0.90  
33     TG Togo 7,154 0.65  
34     ER Eritrea 6,234 0.57  
35     LY Libya 6,002 0.55  
36     SL Sierra Leone 5,613 0.51  
37     CF Central African Repub 5,167 0.47  
38     CG Rep. of the Congo 4,493 0.41  
39     LR Liberia 3,990 0.36  
40     UR Mauritania 3,438 0.31  
41     NA Namibia 2,183 0.20  
42     BW Botswana 2,128 0.19  
43     LS Lesotho 1,936 0.18  
44     GB Gambia 1,883 0.17  
45     GW Guinea-Bissau 1,661 0.15  
46     GO Gabon 1,640 0.15  
47     SZ Swaziland 1,403 0.13  
48     MU Mauritius 1,322 0.12  
49     DJ Djibouti 792 0.07  
50     KM Comoros 752 0.07  
51     EQ Equatorial Guinea 704 0.06  
52     CV Cape Verde 531 0.05  
53     ST Sao Tome / Principe 187 0.02  
54 YC Seychelles 91 0.01

Total
1,098,635

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