Capital: Phnom Penh
Population: 17 million
Currency: Riel (KHR)
The total population of Cambodia in 2021 is 16.9464 million; compared with the population data in 2011, the population of Cambodia has increased by 2.405 million. (World Bank, 2022)
From the perspective of gender structure, in 2021, Cambodia's male population accounts for 48.8%, with a population of 8.275 million; women accounts for 51.2%, with a population of 8.671 million. (World Bank, 2022)
From the perspective of age structure, in 2021, the proportion of the population aged 0-14 in Cambodia is 30.7%; the proportion of the population aged 15-64 is 64.3%; and the proportion of the population aged 65 and above is 5%. (World Bank, 2022)
From the perspective of urban and rural structure, Cambodia's urbanization rate is 24.7% in 2021, and the urban population is 4.18 million, an increase of 1.175 million compared with 2011. The rural population is 12.766 million, accounting for 75.3% of the total population. (World Bank, 2022)
Approximately 504,000 economically active children aged between 5 and 17 had dropped out of school or had never attended classes (UNESCO, The Phnom Penh Post, 2019)
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