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Zimbabwe: Administrative Division

Contents: Provinces and Districts

The population of the provinces and districts of Zimbabwe by census years.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, urbanization).

NameStatusPopulation
Census
2002-08-18
Population
Census
2012-08-17
Population
Census
2022-04-20
BulawayoCity676,650653,337665,940
BulawayoUrban District676,650653,337665,940
HarareProvince1,896,1342,123,1322,427,209
ChitungwizaUrban District323,260356,840371,244
EpworthUrban District114,067167,462206,365
Harare RuralDistrict23,023113,599357,860
Harare UrbanUrban District1,435,7841,485,2311,491,740
ManicalandProvince1,568,9301,752,6982,037,762
BuheraDistrict220,060245,878271,920
ChimanimaniDistrict115,297134,940153,620
Chipinge RuralDistrict267,256298,841375,259
Chipinge UrbanUrban District16,53625,29234,959
MakoniDistrict247,993272,340288,444
Mutare RuralDistrict222,383262,124306,760
Mutare UrbanUrban District170,466187,621224,802
MutasaDistrict166,646168,747197,810
NyangaDistrict117,279126,599146,282
RusapeUrban District25,01430,31637,906
Mashonaland CentralProvince995,4271,152,5201,384,891
Bindura RuralDistrict108,594125,219169,841
Bindura UrbanUrban District33,63743,67551,393
GuruveDistrict111,398124,041153,602
MazoweDistrict186,831233,450293,362
MbireDistrict73,90182,38083,724
Mount DarwinDistrict199,988212,725240,727
Muzarabani (Centenary)District107,777122,791134,076
MvurwiUrban District8,09610,54915,645
RushingaDistrict67,18774,04076,880
ShamvaDistrict98,018123,650165,641
Mashonaland EastProvince1,127,4131,344,9551,731,181
ChikombaDistrict120,248120,986123,937
GoromonziDistrict154,262224,987386,199
Hwedza (Wedza)District70,67770,96874,869
Marondera RuralDistrict102,830116,985136,173
Marondera UrbanUrban District51,84761,99866,203
MudziDistrict128,174133,252158,483
MurehwaDistrict162,167199,607205,442
MutokoDistrict132,268146,127161,091
RuwaUrban District23,68156,67894,083
SekeDistrict76,923100,756200,476
Uzumba-Maramba-Pfungwe (UMP)District104,336112,611124,225
Mashonaland WestProvince1,224,6701,501,6561,893,578
Chegutu RuralDistrict137,336153,655178,906
Chegutu UrbanUrban District43,42450,59066,258
ChinhoyiUrban District55,96877,929103,671
Hurungwe (Karoi Rural)District288,100329,197390,907
Kadoma UrbanUrban District76,35192,469117,380
Kariba RuralDistrict34,97441,36945,774
Kariba UrbanUrban District23,82026,45127,909
KaroiUrban District22,38328,60637,564
MakondeDistrict117,272153,540209,947
Mhondoro-NgeziDistrict76,571104,342140,991
NortonUrban District44,39767,59187,038
SanyatiDistrict83,311112,897139,233
ZvimbaDistrict220,763263,020348,000
MasvingoProvince1,320,4381,485,0901,638,539
BikitaDistrict156,940162,356176,835
Chiredzi RuralDistrict208,171275,759303,503
Chiredzi UrbanUrban District25,84930,44840,457
ChiviDistrict155,640166,049172,979
GutuDistrict198,536203,083208,160
Masvingo RuralDistrict194,467211,215238,103
Masvingo UrbanUrban District69,49087,88690,286
MweneziDistrict126,238166,993209,327
ZakaDistrict185,107181,301198,889
Matabeleland NorthProvince704,948749,017827,626
BingaDistrict120,008139,092159,982
BubiDistrict47,87061,88374,084
Hwange RuralDistrict61,39762,67069,357
Hwange UrbanUrban District39,54337,52240,241
LupaneDistrict98,668100,161107,245
NkayiDistrict112,227109,135112,471
TsholotshoDistrict119,681115,119115,782
UmguzaDistrict74,03589,687113,265
Victoria FallsUrban District31,51933,74835,199
Matabeleland SouthProvince653,054683,893760,345
Beitbridge RuralDistrict81,58880,08394,000
Beitbridge UrbanUrban District22,13642,13758,574
BulilimaDistrict94,32090,56185,600
Gwanda RuralDistrict116,658115,778124,548
Gwanda UrbanUrban District13,36320,22727,143
InsizaDistrict85,622100,333122,903
Mangwe RuralDistrict68,23966,21865,562
Mangwe Urban (Plumtree)Urban District9,92311,62614,459
MatoboDistrict99,72393,94095,696
UmzingwaneDistrict61,48262,99071,860
MidlandsProvince1,463,9931,614,9411,811,908
ChirumhanzuDistrict70,43180,35195,272
Gokwe NorthDistrict214,359240,352249,723
Gokwe SouthDistrict275,917305,982317,553
Gokwe UrbanUrban District17,70324,05433,075
Gweru RuralDistrict84,33391,806121,712
Gweru UrbanUrban District140,806157,865161,292
Kwekwe RuralDistrict159,467174,727197,063
Kwekwe UrbanUrban District93,608100,900119,863
MberengwaDistrict183,399185,757208,458
RedcliffUrban District32,45335,92941,526
Shurugwi RuralDistrict71,52777,57098,315
Shurugwi UrbanUrban District16,86321,90523,304
Zvishavane RuralDistrict67,99972,51385,035
Zvishavane UrbanUrban District35,12845,23059,717
ZimbabweRepublic11,631,65713,061,23915,178,979

Source: Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (web).

Explanation: Areas figures are computed by using geospatial data. The 2022 figures are preliminary.