10 facts about the People of Africa, African population fact list

10 facts about the People of Africa, African population fact list

10 facts about the People of Africa, African population fact list

10 facts about the People of Africa, African population fact list

Africa has been called the cradle of civilization and its population is the most diverse in the world. Today we’ll be taking a look at the African population as only Unusually Interesting can. (I got pulled off this project, so as of this moment it is incomplete, sorry for the delay).

10 facts about the People of Africa, African population fact list

1. As of 2018 Africa has a total population of 1,275,920,972 (1.3 billion people).

2. The population of Africa accounts for 16% of the worlds human population.

3. Africa’s population is the youngest amongst all continents.

4. The average age in Africa is 19.7 with a world average of 30.4.

5. The African population has the lowest wealth per capita of any nation on earth.

6. The Dominate Religions in Africa are listed below.

  • Christianity (51%)
  • Islam (40%)
  • Traditional faiths (6%)
  • No religion (2%)
  • Others (1%)
Region each religion is primarily practiced in Africa.
Region each religion is primarily practiced in Africa.

7. With 1250–3000 native languages Africa is an extremely diverse place. However, The Dominate Languages in Africa are Listed Below.

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Swahili
  • Arabic
Regions each language is primarily spoken in Africa.
Regions each language is primarily spoken in Africa.

8. Africa’s rapid growth is expected to overtake the only two nations currently larger in population, at roughly the same time – India and China’s 1.4 billion people each will swap ranking with Africa taking the lead by the end of 2022.

9. The country of Nigeria has the largest population in Africa. The proportion of Africa’s population by country is shown in the graph below.

African People Fact List, Facts about People in the Motherland!
Proportion of the total African population by country.

10. The Unusual Facts about the population of Africa are coming soon, stay tuned!

If you know a few unusual facts about the African population add them to the comments below and if I include them on the list I’ll give you a shout-out on social media.

10 facts about the People of Africa, African population fact list