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Sierra Leone: Administrative Division

Contents: Districts and Chiefdoms

The population of the districts and chiefdoms of Sierra Leone by census years.

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NameStatusPopulation
Census
2004-12-04
Population
Census
2015-12-04
BoDistrict463,668575,478
BadjiaChiefdom7,6988,135
BagboChiefdom24,83425,884
BagbweChiefdom10,90420,926
BoTown149,957174,369
BoamaChiefdom50,93745,835
Bongor (← Jaiama Bongor)Chiefdom...16,305
Bumpe NgaoChiefdom35,64244,279
GboChiefdom5,0505,403
Jaiama (← Jaiama Bongor)Chiefdom...14,993
KakuaChiefdom29,77051,074
KomboyaChiefdom15,61615,623
LugbuChiefdom23,63925,453
Niawa LengaChiefdom11,10913,955
SelengaChiefdom5,4129,175
TikonkoChiefdom39,39953,206
ValuniaChiefdom17,74135,558
WondeChiefdom9,89315,305
BombaliDistrict270,923422,960
BiriwaChiefdom28,17547,305
Bombali SheboraChiefdom...28,979
Bombali SiariChiefdom...7,434
GbantiChiefdom...42,130
GbendembuChiefdom...18,452
KamarankaChiefdom...11,852
Magbaimba NdorwahunChiefdom8,65512,688
MakariChiefdom...39,215
MakeniCity82,840125,970
MaraChiefdom...17,451
N'gowahunChiefdom...20,348
Paki MasabongChiefdom17,32019,880
Safroko LimbaChiefdom21,19931,256
BontheDistrict139,687200,781
Bendu-ChaChiefdom4,6807,168
Bonthe UrbanTown9,74010,075
BumChiefdom18,82724,339
DemaChiefdom5,3017,411
ImperriChiefdom17,57633,394
JongChiefdom28,49533,816
Kpanda KemoChiefdom7,66110,438
Kwamebai KrimChiefdom7,71514,289
Nongoba BullomChiefdom13,61720,060
SittiaChiefdom13,44921,347
SogbeniChiefdom7,85310,863
YawbekoChiefdom4,7737,581
FalabaDistrict130,753205,353
DelemanduguChiefdom...21,013
DembeliaChiefdom...10,228
Dembelia-SinkuniaChiefdom13,92121,449
FolosabaChiefdom...10,691
Kamadu YiraiaChiefdom...13,230
KebeliaChiefdom...8,972
Kulor SaraduChiefdom...12,375
MongoChiefdom...15,521
MorifinduguChiefdom...11,302
NeyaChiefdom...25,239
NyeduChiefdom...5,090
SulimaChiefdom...26,667
Wollay BarawaChiefdom...23,576
KailahunDistrict358,190526,379
DeaChiefdom9,87613,414
Jahn (← Njaluahun)Chiefdom...10,257
JawieChiefdom42,63950,951
Kissi KamaChiefdom12,97220,421
Kissi TengChiefdom30,45545,149
Kissi TongiChiefdom33,45750,950
Kpeje BongreChiefdom12,70025,169
Kpeje WestChiefdom13,01027,544
LuawaChiefdom65,50081,044
MalemaChiefdom23,29837,095
ManduChiefdom19,70830,984
NjaluahunChiefdom...50,959
PenguiaChiefdom12,51826,272
Upper BambaraChiefdom28,43826,848
YaweiChiefdom16,13529,322
KambiaDistrict270,462345,474
BramaiaChiefdom...23,065
DixonChiefdom...7,990
GbinleChiefdom...15,443
KhonimakaChiefdom...13,699
MagbemaChiefdom67,21192,165
MamboloChiefdom33,82537,952
MasungbalaChiefdom...15,679
Munu ThallaChiefdom...16,118
SamuChiefdom56,85764,790
Tonko LimbaChiefdom39,10658,573
KareneDistrict210,884285,546
Buya (← Buya Romende)Chiefdom...13,174
DibiaChiefdom15,07715,519
GbantiChiefdom...16,639
Libeisaygahun/GbombahunChiefdom...11,770
Mafonda MakerembayChiefdom...4,429
Romende (← Buya Romende)Chiefdom...21,107
SafrokoChiefdom...10,980
Sanda LokoChiefdom27,66745,075
Sanda MagbolontorChiefdom15,08823,731
Sanda TendaranChiefdom18,84026,228
Sella LimbaChiefdom52,57958,401
Tambakha SimibungieChiefdom...14,030
Tambakha YobangieChiefdom...24,463
KenemaDistrict497,948609,891
DamaChiefdom26,15730,751
DodoChiefdom14,19422,858
GauraChiefdom17,36118,217
Gorama MendeChiefdom32,53943,359
Kandu LeppiamaChiefdom21,74318,229
KenemaCity128,402200,443
KoyaChiefdom10,18413,482
LangramaChiefdom4,3563,584
Lower BambaraChiefdom78,38976,281
MalegohunChiefdom12,22420,544
NiawaChiefdom8,4967,815
NomoChiefdom4,1055,491
NongowaChiefdom51,48645,562
SimbaruChiefdom18,37517,397
Small BoChiefdom31,19329,498
TunkiaChiefdom21,33036,054
WandorChiefdom17,41420,326
KoinaduguDistrict135,005204,019
DiangChiefdom19,70029,063
Gbonkobon KayakaChiefdom...7,728
KalianChiefdom...22,267
KamukehChiefdom...12,187
Kasunko KakellianChiefdom...10,824
NieniChiefdom...32,356
SengbeChiefdom...24,786
TamisoChiefdom...6,244
Wara-Wara BafodiaChiefdom...22,419
Wara-Wara YagalaChiefdom27,16836,145
KonoDistrict335,401506,100
FiamaChiefdom9,09115,455
GbaneChiefdom14,81324,404
Gbane KandorChiefdom4,16311,903
GbenseChiefdom24,59915,864
Gorama KonoChiefdom11,64318,294
KamaraChiefdom12,53819,412
KoiduCity80,025128,030
LeiChiefdom16,45226,966
MafindorChiefdom6,80113,703
NimikoroChiefdom44,29561,225
NimiyamaChiefdom26,14028,168
SandorChiefdom49,97189,879
SoaChiefdom21,24939,250
TankoroChiefdom11,0148,501
ToliChiefdom2,6075,046
MoyambaDistrict260,910318,588
BagruwaChiefdom18,98927,623
BumpehChiefdom32,36337,445
DasseChiefdom10,87913,217
FakunyaChiefdom22,32727,646
KagboroChiefdom31,15034,862
KaiyambaChiefdom21,66925,749
KamajeiChiefdom8,54910,165
KongboraChiefdom11,33110,328
KoriChiefdom29,04330,514
KowaChiefdom7,0829,752
Lower BantaChiefdom25,95437,317
RibbiChiefdom25,16333,165
TimdaleChiefdom8,19210,292
Upper BantaChiefdom8,21910,513
Port LokoDistrict388,236530,865
Bakeh Loko (← Maforki)Chiefdom...7,773
BurehChiefdom...15,666
Kaffu BullomChiefdom69,637120,490
Kamasondo (← Loko Masama)Chiefdom...29,983
KassehChiefdom...14,511
KoyaChiefdom63,61485,177
Loko MasamaChiefdom...48,293
MacontehChiefdom...10,002
MaforkiChiefdom...35,954
MakamaChiefdom...9,514
MarampaChiefdom36,10859,323
MasimeraChiefdom32,84540,843
Port Loko (← Maforki)City...43,037
ThainkatopaChiefdom...10,299
PujehunDistrict228,392346,461
BarriChiefdom32,24536,905
Galliness (← Galliness Perri)Chiefdom...23,310
Kabonde (← Panga Kabonde)Chiefdom...3,569
KpakaChiefdom12,82716,468
MakpeleChiefdom21,95531,080
MalenChiefdom22,09049,263
Mano SakrimChiefdom7,53612,893
Panga (← Panga Kabonde)Chiefdom...45,771
Panga KrimChiefdom6,6518,969
PejehChiefdom10,33413,600
Perri (← Galliness Perri)Chiefdom...31,381
Soro GbemaChiefdom31,97742,292
SowaChiefdom15,40217,136
Yakemu KpukumuChiefdom7,03313,824
TonkoliliDistrict339,290513,984
DansogoiaChiefdom...24,454
Gbonkolenkeni/MasankongChiefdom...17,090
KafeChiefdom...8,685
KalanthubaChiefdom...11,410
Kholifa MabangChiefdom12,46016,666
Kholifa Mamuntha/MayossoChiefdom...15,106
Kholifa RowalaChiefdom...51,022
Kunike BarinaChiefdom13,41125,245
Kunike FolawusuChiefdom...23,544
Kunike SandaChiefdom...50,871
MalalChiefdom...13,502
MayeppohChiefdom...18,726
PoliChiefdom...8,150
SambayaChiefdom22,72831,993
SimiriaChiefdom...27,985
TaneChiefdom22,24233,285
YeleChiefdom...23,739
Yoni MabantaChiefdom...33,301
Yoni MamailaChiefdom...79,210
Western Area RuralDistrict174,249444,270
Koya RuralWard22,99670,423
Mountain RuralWard9,92530,488
Waterloo RuralWard77,791213,778
York RuralWard63,537129,581
Western Area UrbanDistrict772,8731,055,964
Central IWard50,27162,499
Central IIWard20,13521,413
East IWard55,16661,244
East IIWard79,93489,530
East IIIWard316,409448,572
West IWard46,31953,981
West IIWard91,345130,149
West IIIWard113,294188,576
Sierra LeoneRepublic4,976,8717,092,113

Source: Statistics Sierra Leone (web).

Explanation: Boundaries of districts and chiefdoms according to the administrative reorganization of 2017. Area figures are derived from geospatial data.