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Tanzania: Administrative Division

Contents: Regions and Districts

The population of the regions and districts of Tanzania by census years.

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1988-08-27
Population
Census
2002-08-01
Population
Census
2012-08-26
ArushaRegion744,4791,288,0881,694,310
Arusha CityCity132,861281,608416,442
Arusha RuralDistrict......323,198
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 MunicipalMunicipality84,501106,371151,345
Iringa RuralDistrict205,504245,033254,032
KiloloDistrict156,989204,372218,130
Mafinga TownTown......51,902
MufindiDistrict......265,829
KageraRegion...1,791,4512,458,023
BiharamuloDistrict......323,486
Bukoba MunicipalMunicipality46,50380,868128,796
Bukoba RuralDistrict......289,697
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 Unguja A]District59,99084,147105,780
Kaskazini B [North Unguja B]District36,99952,49281,675
KataviRegion...408,609564,604
MleleDistrict......282,568
Mpanda RuralDistrict......179,136
Mpanda TownTown......102,900
KigomaRegion856,7701,674,0472,127,930
BuhigweDistrict......254,342
KakonkoDistrict......167,555
Kasulu RuralDistrict......425,794
Kasulu TownTown......208,244
KibondoDistrict......261,331
Kigoma RuralDistrict......211,566
Kigoma-Ujiji MunicipalMunicipality84,704144,257215,458
UvinzaDistrict......383,640
KilimanjaroRegion1,104,6731,376,7021,640,087
HaiDistrict......210,533
Moshi MunicipalMunicipality96,631143,799184,292
Moshi RuralDistrict342,891401,369466,737
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 Unguja]District45,25262,39176,346
Kusini [South Unguja]District25,06131,85339,242
LindiRegion646,494787,624864,652
KilwaDistrict150,419171,057190,744
Lindi MunicipalMunicipality......78,841
Lindi RuralDistrict......194,143
LiwaleDistrict52,24075,12891,380
NachingweaDistrict117,473161,473178,464
RuangwaDistrict86,449124,009131,080
ManyaraRegion604,0351,037,6051,425,131
Babati RuralDistrict......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 MunicipalMunicipality68,437107,855134,327
Musoma RuralDistrict......178,356
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 CityCity151,881265,586385,279
Mbeya RuralDistrict179,900254,069305,319
MboziDistrict......446,339
MombaDistrict......196,818
RungweDistrict271,516306,380339,157
Tunduma TownTown......97,562
Mjini Magharibi [Urban West]Region208,571390,074593,678
Magharibi [Zanzibar West]District50,945184,204370,645
Mjini [Zanzibar City]Town157,626205,870223,033
MorogoroRegion1,220,5641,753,3622,218,492
GairoDistrict......193,011
KilomberoDistrict187,593321,611407,880
KilosaDistrict......438,175
Morogoro MunicipalMunicipality117,601227,921315,866
Morogoro RuralDistrict225,857263,012286,248
MvomeroDistrict204,345259,347312,109
UlangaDistrict138,642193,280265,203
MtwaraRegion889,1001,124,4811,270,854
Masasi RuralDistrict......247,993
Masasi TownTown......102,696
Mtwara MunicipalMunicipality76,68692,156108,299
Mtwara RuralDistrict169,304204,157228,003
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
Njombe RuralDistrict......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 MunicipalMunicipality90,703146,842209,793
Sumbawanga RuralDistrict......305,846
RuvumaRegion779,8751,113,7151,376,891
MbingaDistrict......353,683
NamtumboDistrict137,038175,051201,639
NyasaDistrict......146,160
Songea MunicipalMunicipality......203,309
Songea RuralDistrict......173,821
TunduruDistrict170,320247,055298,279
ShinyangaRegion...1,249,2261,534,808
Kahama RuralDistrict......523,802
Kahama TownTown......242,208
KishapuDistrict192,549239,305272,990
Shinyanga MunicipalMunicipality98,682134,523161,391
Shinyanga RuralDistrict212,847276,393334,417
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 MunicipalMunicipality81,528114,853150,379
Singida RuralDistrict......225,521
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
Handeni RuralDistrict......276,646
Handeni TownTown......79,056
KilindiDistrict88,666143,792236,833
Korogwe RuralDistrict......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
TanzaniaUnited Republic23,174,33634,443,60344,928,923

Source: National Bureau of Statistics Tanzania (web).

Explanation: Area figures of districts are calculated from geospatial data.