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Zambia: Administrative Division

Contents: Provinces and Districts

The population of the provinces and districts of Zambia according to census results and latest projections.

NameStatusPopulation
Census
2000-10-20
Population
Census
2010-10-16
Population
Projection
2018-07-01
CentralProvince1,055,3681,375,7101,743,999
ChibomboDistrict154,235199,536244,863
ChisambaDistrict87,377103,983127,604
ChitamboDistrict40,78648,86159,923
Itezhi-TezhiDistrict43,11168,599100,189
KabweDistrict176,758202,360230,802
Kapiri MposhiDistrict178,404232,548293,605
LuanoDistrict13,85325,54834,773
MkushiDistrict93,585128,986175,563
MumbwaDistrict122,041173,311233,942
NgabweDistrict16,34821,23826,814
SerenjeDistrict92,050117,880144,568
ShibuyunjiDistrict36,82052,86071,353
CopperbeltProvince1,581,2211,972,3172,542,132
ChililabombweDistrict67,53391,833125,914
ChingolaDistrict172,026216,626279,920
KalulushiDistrict75,806100,381134,840
KitweDistrict376,124517,543714,407
LuanshyaDistrict147,908156,059175,652
LufwanyamaDistrict63,18578,503100,401
MasaitiDistrict95,581103,857119,706
MpongweDistrict64,37193,380134,483
MufuliraDistrict143,930162,889193,727
NdolaDistrict374,757451,246563,082
EasternProvince1,231,2831,592,6611,961,269
ChadizaDistrict49,34562,74276,473
ChipataDistrict367,539455,783542,464
KateteDistrict123,912160,985197,434
LundaziDistrict236,833323,870415,596
MambweDistrict47,37668,91892,781
NyimbaDistrict70,42585,02599,159
PetaukeDistrict185,598241,056298,606
SindaDistrict115,619149,697183,590
VubwiDistrict34,63644,58554,342
LuapulaProvince775,353991,9271,215,294
ChembeDistrict29,11023,39428,270
Chienge (Chiengi)District83,824114,225146,390
ChipiliDistrict27,38932,56536,160
KawambwaDistrict66,95789,120110,902
LungaDistrict19,07824,00528,176
MansaDistrict150,639204,998247,729
MilengeDistrict28,79043,33761,909
MwansabombweDistrict35,54645,29456,364
MwenseDistrict78,37087,27696,912
NchelengeDistrict111,119152,807197,189
SamfyaDistrict144,531174,906205,293
LusakaProvince1,421,0002,238,5693,186,336
ChilangaDistrict56,673107,051147,789
ChirunduDistrict29,67147,34467,146
ChongweDistrict100,281141,301183,368
KafueDistrict93,544120,415166,239
LuangwaDistrict18,94824,30429,506
LusakaDistrict1,084,7031,747,1522,526,102
RufunsaDistrict37,18051,00266,186
MuchingaProvince524,186711,6571,011,655
ChamaDistrict74,890103,894149,073
ChinsaliDistrict74,03986,723106,279
IsokaDistrict57,23972,18996,219
MafingaDistrict42,08065,969103,877
MpikaDistrict146,196203,379292,447
NakondeDistrict75,135119,708190,481
Shiwang'anduDistrict54,60759,79573,279
NorthernProvince809,4001,105,8241,430,543
ChilubiDistrict66,33881,24895,054
KaputaDistrict44,88870,88191,745
KasamaDistrict170,929231,824297,610
LuwinguDistrict80,758122,136172,266
MbalaDistrict149,634203,129260,984
MporokosoDistrict73,92998,842125,512
MpulunguDistrict67,60298,073132,615
MungwiDistrict112,977151,058191,809
NsamaDistrict42,34548,63362,948
North-WesternProvince583,350727,044902,631
ChavumaDistrict29,94135,04141,356
IkelengeDistrict31,48732,91935,590
KabompoDistrict34,47644,18056,415
KasempaDistrict51,90469,60891,257
ManyingaDistrict36,76248,14161,472
MufumbweDistrict44,00258,06275,185
MwinilungaDistrict86,018104,317126,578
SolweziDistrict203,797254,470315,888
ZambeziDistrict64,96380,30698,890
SouthernProvince1,139,3421,473,9831,852,361
ChikankantaDistrict58,61559,90967,386
ChomaDistrict147,869180,673213,491
GwembeDistrict34,13353,11776,234
KalomoDistrict131,971188,693266,075
KazungulaDistrict68,265104,731148,648
LivingstoneDistrict103,288139,509179,665
MazabukaDistrict144,604171,063192,414
MonzeDistrict163,578191,872221,347
NamwalaDistrict82,810102,866124,155
PembaDistrict57,02967,18779,391
SiavongaDistrict29,19342,86960,800
SinazongweDistrict80,455101,617124,222
ZimbaDistrict37,53269,87798,533
WesternProvince765,088902,9741,041,500
KalaboDistrict79,70183,44292,345
KaomaDistrict82,270103,280117,643
LimulungaDistrict42,44850,74155,608
LuampaDistrict44,25743,84049,937
LukuluDistrict48,74458,53470,742
MiteteDistrict19,63127,46833,197
MonguDistrict119,554128,844141,203
MulobeziDistrict24,51330,48237,153
MwandiDistrict23,17625,05430,537
NaloloDistrict48,73155,56963,072
NkeyemaDistrict36,04142,17048,035
SenangaDistrict60,38870,93780,516
SeshekeDistrict30,48043,84853,444
Shang'omboDistrict39,08047,48359,926
SikongoDistrict35,10545,46250,313
SiomaDistrict30,96945,82057,828
ZambiaRepublic9,885,59113,092,66616,887,720

Source: Central Statistical Office Zambia (web).

Explanation: Provinces and districts in the boundaries of 2016; slight deviations from the actual situation are possible. For split districts, the projection of the original district was applied. Area figures are computed by using geospatial data.