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Contents: Regions and Districts

The population of the regions and districts of Tanzania.

NameStatusPopulation
census
1988-08-27
Population
census
2002-08-01
Population
census
2012-08-26
ArushaRegion744,4791,288,0881,694,310
ArushaDistrict......323,198
Arusha CityCity132,861281,608416,442
KaratuDistrict111,605177,951230,166
LongidoDistrict......123,153
MeruDistrict......268,144
MonduliDistrict......158,929
NgorongoroDistrict69,101129,362174,278
Dar es SalaamRegion1,360,8502,487,2884,364,541
Ilala MunicipalMunicipality331,663634,9241,220,611
Kinondoni MunicipalMunicipality627,4161,083,9131,775,049
Temeke MunicipalMunicipality401,786768,4511,368,881
DodomaRegion1,235,3281,692,0252,083,588
BahiDistrict......221,645
ChamwinoDistrict......330,543
ChembaDistrict......235,711
Dodoma MunicipalMunicipality202,665322,811410,956
KondoaDistrict......269,704
KongwaDistrict163,446248,656309,973
MpwapwaDistrict176,051253,602305,056
GeitaRegion...1,337,7181,739,530
BukombeDistrict......224,542
ChatoDistrict......365,127
GeitaDistrict......807,619
MbogweDistrict......193,922
Nyang'hwaleDistrict......148,320
IringaRegion...840,404941,238
Iringa (Rural)District205,504245,033254,032
Iringa MunicipalMunicipality84,501106,371151,345
KiloloDistrict156,989204,372218,130
Mafinga TownTown......51,902
MufindiDistrict......265,829
KageraRegion...1,791,4512,458,023
BiharamuloDistrict......323,486
Bukoba (Rural)District......289,697
Bukoba MunicipalMunicipality46,50380,868128,796
KaragweDistrict......332,020
KyerwaDistrict......321,026
MissenyiDistrict......202,632
MulebaDistrict273,329385,184540,310
NgaraDistrict......320,056
Kaskazini Pemba [North Pemba]Region137,189185,326211,732
MicheweniDistrict61,06483,266103,816
WeteDistrict76,115102,060107,916
Kaskazini Unguja [North Zanzibar]Region96,989136,639187,455
Kaskazini A [North A]District59,99084,147105,780
Kaskazini B [North B]District36,99952,49281,675
KataviRegion...408,609564,604
MleleDistrict......282,568
MpandaDistrict......179,136
Mpanda TownTown......102,900
KigomaRegion856,7701,674,0472,127,930
BuhigweDistrict......254,342
KakonkoDistrict......167,555
KasuluDistrict......425,794
Kasulu TownTown......208,244
KibondoDistrict......261,331
Kigoma (Rural)District......211,566
Kigoma-Ujiji MunicipalMunicipality84,704144,257215,458
UvinzaDistrict......383,640
KilimanjaroRegion1,104,6731,376,7021,640,087
HaiDistrict......210,533
Moshi (Rural)District342,891401,369466,737
Moshi MunicipalMunicipality96,631143,799184,292
MwangaDistrict97,003115,145131,442
RomboDistrict200,912245,716260,963
SameDistrict169,718211,738269,807
SihaDistrict......116,313
Kusini Pemba [South Pemba]Region127,623175,471195,116
Chake ChakeDistrict60,05182,99897,249
MkoaniDistrict67,57292,47397,867
Kusini Unguja [South Zanzibar]Region70,31394,244115,588
Kati [Central]District45,25262,39176,346
Kusini [South]District25,06131,85339,242
LindiRegion646,494787,624864,652
KilwaDistrict150,419171,057190,744
Lindi (Rural)District......194,143
Lindi MunicipalMunicipality......78,841
LiwaleDistrict52,24075,12891,380
NachingweaDistrict117,473161,473178,464
RuangwaDistrict86,449124,009131,080
ManyaraRegion604,0351,037,6051,425,131
BabatiDistrict......312,392
Babati TownTown......93,108
HanangDistrict113,270204,640275,990
KitetoDistrict74,460152,296244,669
MbuluDistrict156,058237,280320,279
SimanjiroDistrict52,895141,136178,693
MaraRegion946,4181,363,3971,743,830
BundaDistrict201,164258,930335,061
ButiamaDistrict......241,732
Musoma (Rural)District......178,356
Musoma MunicipalMunicipality68,437107,855134,327
RoryaDistrict......265,241
SerengetiDistrict111,689176,057249,420
TarimeDistrict......339,693
MbeyaRegion1,476,2782,063,3282,707,410
ChunyaDistrict164,493205,915290,478
IlejeDistrict88,562109,847124,451
KyelaDistrict135,091173,830221,490
MbaraliDistrict153,182234,101300,517
Mbeya (Rural)District179,900254,069305,319
Mbeya CityCity151,881265,586385,279
MboziDistrict......446,339
MombaDistrict......196,818
RungweDistrict271,516306,380339,157
Tunduma TownTown......97,562
Mjini Magharibi [Urban West]Region208,571390,074593,678
Magharibi [West]District50,945184,204370,645
Mjini [Town]Town157,626205,870223,033
MorogoroRegion1,220,5641,753,3622,218,492
GairoDistrict......193,011
KilomberoDistrict187,593321,611407,880
KilosaDistrict......438,175
Morogoro (Rural)District225,857263,012286,248
Morogoro MunicipalMunicipality117,601227,921315,866
MvomeroDistrict204,345259,347312,109
UlangaDistrict138,642193,280265,203
MtwaraRegion889,1001,124,4811,270,854
MasasiDistrict......247,993
Masasi TownTown......102,696
Mtwara (Rural)District169,304204,157228,003
Mtwara MunicipalMunicipality76,68692,156108,299
NanyumbuDistrict......150,857
NewalaDistrict161,156183,344205,492
TandahimbaDistrict146,506203,837227,514
MwanzaRegion...2,058,8662,772,509
Ilemela MunicipalMunicipality......343,001
KwimbaDistrict236,443314,925406,509
MaguDistrict......299,759
MisungwiDistrict191,283256,133351,607
Nyamagana MunicipalMunicipality109,985209,806363,452
SengeremaDistrict303,897498,993663,034
UkereweDistrict172,946260,831345,147
NjombeRegion...648,464702,097
LudewaDistrict100,206128,155133,218
Makambako TownTown......93,827
MaketeDistrict102,617105,77597,266
NjombeDistrict......85,747
Njombe TownTown......130,223
Wanging'ombeDistrict......161,816
PwaniRegion636,103885,0171,098,668
BagamoyoDistrict173,871228,967311,740
KibahaDistrict......70,209
Kibaha TownTown......128,488
KisaraweDistrict78,29095,323101,598
MafiaDistrict33,07940,55746,438
MkurangaDistrict114,973186,927222,921
RufijiDistrict153,938202,001217,274
RukwaRegion...729,0601,004,539
KalamboDistrict......207,700
NkasiDistrict107,239207,311281,200
Sumbawanga (Rural)District......305,846
Sumbawanga MunicipalMunicipality90,703146,842209,793
RuvumaRegion779,8751,113,7151,376,891
MbingaDistrict......353,683
NamtumboDistrict137,038175,051201,639
NyasaDistrict......146,160
Songea (Rural)District......173,821
Songea MunicipalMunicipality......203,309
TunduruDistrict170,320247,055298,279
ShinyangaRegion...1,249,2261,534,808
KahamaDistrict......523,802
Kahama TownTown......242,208
KishapuDistrict192,549239,305272,990
Shinyanga (Rural)District212,847276,393334,417
Shinyanga MunicipalMunicipality98,682134,523161,391
SimiyuRegion...1,317,8791,584,157
BariadiDistrict......422,916
BusegaDistrict......203,597
ItilimaDistrict......313,900
MaswaDistrict220,432304,402344,125
MeatuDistrict159,272248,214299,619
SingidaRegion792,3871,086,7481,370,637
IkungiDistrict......272,959
IrambaDistrict......236,282
ManyoniDistrict135,390204,482296,763
MkalamaDistrict......188,733
Singida (Rural)District......225,521
Singida MunicipalMunicipality81,528114,853150,379
TaboraRegion1,036,1501,710,4652,291,623
IgungaDistrict203,367324,094399,727
KaliuaDistrict......393,358
NzegaDistrict296,085415,203502,252
SikongeDistrict78,633132,733179,883
Tabora MunicipalMunicipality143,148188,005226,999
UramboDistrict......192,781
UyuiDistrict126,836281,101396,623
TangaRegion1,280,2121,636,2802,045,205
HandeniDistrict......276,646
Handeni TownTown......79,056
KilindiDistrict88,666143,792236,833
KorogweDistrict......242,038
Korogwe TownTown......68,308
LushotoDistrict357,492418,652492,441
MkingaDistrict......118,065
MuhezaDistrict......204,461
PanganiDistrict37,67043,92054,025
Tanga CityCity186,818242,640273,332

Source: National Bureau of Statistics Tanzania (web).
The area of districts is calculated from geometries.