The growth rate of population growth in Cambodia is about 1.6% annually. The third population census report indicates that the population exceed 15,280,000 in Cambodia. In 2020 it hit 16,700,000. Phnom Penh, the capital, is the most populous city, having population exceeding 2,120,000. The population density in Cambodia is about 86 per km in 2019. There are averagely 4.6 people in every family unit. 48.9% of the people live in central area. Because those areas are concentrated with prosperous provinces.
Khmer people accounts for 90% of Cambodia. Minorities include Chinese, Vietnamese and Muslims. Cambodia is also a tourist hotspot for foreigners.
The average age is 27. Youth under 34 consists 70% of the total population. The whole population structure demonstrates a perfect pyramidic shape. The rejuvenation of population, manpower and demographic dividends play important roles in economic development in Cambodia. This little country in Southeast Asia which is popular of rural life, is now showing its modern side.