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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
2017-07-01
CentralProvince1,055,3681,375,7101,695,572
ChibomboDistrict154,235199,536239,117
ChisambaDistrict87,377103,983124,609
ChitamboDistrict40,78648,86158,521
Itezhi-TezhiDistrict43,11168,59995,688
KabweDistrict176,758202,360227,551
Kapiri MposhiDistrict178,404232,548285,658
LuanoDistrict13,85325,54833,506
MkushiDistrict93,585128,986169,162
MumbwaDistrict122,041173,311225,659
NgabweDistrict16,34821,23826,088
SerenjeDistrict92,050117,880141,187
ShibuyunjiDistrict36,82052,86068,826
CopperbeltProvince1,581,2211,972,3172,480,657
ChililabombweDistrict67,53391,833121,918
ChingolaDistrict172,026216,626273,125
KalulushiDistrict75,806100,381130,907
KitweDistrict376,124517,543691,193
LuanshyaDistrict147,908156,059174,497
LufwanyamaDistrict63,18578,50398,094
MasaitiDistrict95,581103,857118,548
MpongweDistrict64,37193,380129,391
MufuliraDistrict143,930162,889191,074
NdolaDistrict374,757451,246551,910
EasternProvince1,231,2831,592,6611,910,782
ChadizaDistrict49,34562,74274,608
ChipataDistrict367,539455,783530,885
KateteDistrict123,912160,985192,464
LundaziDistrict236,833323,870402,773
MambweDistrict47,37668,91889,361
NyimbaDistrict70,42585,02597,296
PetaukeDistrict185,598241,056290,711
SindaDistrict115,619149,697178,969
VubwiDistrict34,63644,58553,017
LuapulaProvince775,353991,9271,185,446
ChembeDistrict29,11023,39427,630
Chienge (Chiengi)District83,824114,225141,989
ChipiliDistrict27,38932,56535,734
KawambwaDistrict66,95789,120107,978
LungaDistrict19,07824,00527,642
MansaDistrict150,639204,998242,117
MilengeDistrict28,79043,33759,210
MwansabombweDistrict35,54645,29454,879
MwenseDistrict78,37087,27695,768
NchelengeDistrict111,119152,807191,092
SamfyaDistrict144,531174,906201,407
LusakaProvince1,421,0002,238,5693,066,903
ChilangaDistrict56,673107,051142,833
ChirunduDistrict29,67147,34464,373
ChongweDistrict100,281141,301178,654
KafueDistrict93,544120,415160,664
LuangwaDistrict18,94824,30428,996
LusakaDistrict1,084,7031,747,1522,426,898
RufunsaDistrict37,18051,00264,485
MuchingaProvince524,186711,657971,547
ChamaDistrict74,890103,894143,041
ChinsaliDistrict74,03986,723104,113
IsokaDistrict57,23972,18993,215
MafingaDistrict42,08065,96998,486
MpikaDistrict146,196203,379280,537
NakondeDistrict75,135119,708180,369
Shiwang'anduDistrict54,60759,79571,786
NorthernProvince809,4001,105,8241,387,443
ChilubiDistrict66,33881,24893,413
KaputaDistrict44,88870,88188,982
KasamaDistrict170,929231,824288,958
LuwinguDistrict80,758122,136165,239
MbalaDistrict149,634203,129253,370
MporokosoDistrict73,92998,842122,035
MpulunguDistrict67,60298,073127,897
MungwiDistrict112,977151,058186,497
NsamaDistrict42,34548,63361,052
North-WesternProvince583,350727,044879,229
ChavumaDistrict29,94135,04140,552
IkelengeDistrict31,48732,91935,299
KabompoDistrict34,47644,18054,756
KasempaDistrict51,90469,60888,273
ManyingaDistrict36,76248,14159,666
MufumbweDistrict44,00258,06272,845
MwinilungaDistrict86,018104,317123,672
SolweziDistrict203,797254,470307,730
ZambeziDistrict64,96380,30696,436
SouthernProvince1,139,3421,473,9831,803,145
ChikankantaDistrict58,61559,90966,581
ChomaDistrict147,869180,673209,577
GwembeDistrict34,13353,11772,973
KalomoDistrict131,971188,693255,306
KazungulaDistrict68,265104,731142,499
LivingstoneDistrict103,288139,509174,408
MazabukaDistrict144,604171,063190,114
MonzeDistrict163,578191,872217,971
NamwalaDistrict82,810102,866121,541
PembaDistrict57,02967,18777,936
SiavongaDistrict29,19342,86958,289
SinazongweDistrict80,455101,617121,405
ZimbaDistrict37,53269,87794,545
WesternProvince765,088902,9741,024,505
KalaboDistrict79,70183,44291,337
KaomaDistrict82,270103,280115,925
LimulungaDistrict42,44850,74155,073
LuampaDistrict44,25743,84049,208
LukuluDistrict48,74458,53469,176
MiteteDistrict19,63127,46832,462
MonguDistrict119,554128,844139,843
MulobeziDistrict24,51330,48236,291
MwandiDistrict23,17625,05429,829
NaloloDistrict48,73155,56962,179
NkeyemaDistrict36,04142,17047,333
SenangaDistrict60,38870,93779,375
SeshekeDistrict30,48043,84852,205
Shang'omboDistrict39,08047,48358,273
SikongoDistrict35,10545,46249,763
SiomaDistrict30,96945,82056,233
ZambiaRepublic9,885,59113,092,66616,405,229

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.