According to the Central Statistics Office based on the 2078 census, the population of Nepal reached 2,91,92,480 (two crore ninety-one lakh, 92 thousand, four hundred and eighty). The number of females is 1,49,1,169 and that of males is 1,42,91,311.
In the census of 2068 BS, the population of Nepal was 26.4 million.
The department has stated that the population growth rate has decreased compared to the previous time. According to the department, this time the growth rate is 0.93 percent. Previously, the population growth rate was more than one percent.
According to the department, the population density is 198 people per square kilometer and the number of Nepalese living abroad is 2.169 million.