What is Africa’s current population?
Current estimates suggest there are about 1.13-billion people on the continent. Data compiled by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) puts Africa’s population at 1.132-billion, in line with the US Population Reference Bureau (PRB) figure of 1.136-billion and the World Bank’s estimate of 1.13-billion (excluding Western Sahara).
What is the continent’s projected population?
Projections for 2025 range from 1.397-billion to 1.486-billion. By 2050 the number of people in Africa is expected to increase by another billion and by 2100 the United Nations forecasts there will be 4.185-billion people on the continent.Source