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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.

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

NameStatusPopulation
Census
2000-10-20
Population
Census
2010-10-16
Population
Projection
2019-07-01
CentralProvince1,055,3681,375,7101,793,582
ChibomboDistrict154,235199,536250,702
ChisambaDistrict87,377103,983130,647
ChitamboDistrict40,78648,86161,348
Itezhi-TezhiDistrict43,11168,599104,856
KabweDistrict176,758202,360234,055
Kapiri MposhiDistrict178,404232,548301,722
LuanoDistrict13,85325,54836,082
MkushiDistrict93,585128,986182,171
MumbwaDistrict122,041173,311242,480
NgabweDistrict16,34821,23827,556
SerenjeDistrict92,050117,880148,006
ShibuyunjiDistrict36,82052,86073,957
CopperbeltProvince1,581,2211,972,3172,605,116
ChililabombweDistrict67,53391,833130,031
ChingolaDistrict172,026216,626286,864
KalulushiDistrict75,806100,381138,882
KitweDistrict376,124517,543738,320
LuanshyaDistrict147,908156,059176,798
LufwanyamaDistrict63,18578,503102,755
MasaitiDistrict95,581103,857120,864
MpongweDistrict64,37193,380139,764
MufuliraDistrict143,930162,889196,401
NdolaDistrict374,757451,246574,437
EasternProvince1,231,2831,592,6612,012,895
ChadizaDistrict49,34562,74278,375
ChipataDistrict367,539455,783554,230
KateteDistrict123,912160,985202,507
LundaziDistrict236,833323,870428,776
MambweDistrict47,37668,91896,322
NyimbaDistrict70,42585,025101,046
PetaukeDistrict185,598241,056306,681
SindaDistrict115,619149,697188,308
VubwiDistrict34,63644,58555,694
LuapulaProvince775,353991,9271,245,682
ChembeDistrict29,11023,39428,919
Chienge (Chiengi)District83,824114,225150,892
ChipiliDistrict27,38932,56536,584
KawambwaDistrict66,95789,120113,881
LungaDistrict19,07824,00528,713
MansaDistrict150,639204,998253,414
MilengeDistrict28,79043,33764,713
MwansabombweDistrict35,54645,29457,879
MwenseDistrict78,37087,27698,046
NchelengeDistrict111,119152,807203,432
SamfyaDistrict144,531174,906209,209
LusakaProvince1,421,0002,238,5693,308,438
ChilangaDistrict56,673107,051152,824
ChirunduDistrict29,67147,34470,008
ChongweDistrict100,281141,301188,091
KafueDistrict93,544120,415171,902
LuangwaDistrict18,94824,30430,007
LusakaDistrict1,084,7031,747,1522,627,716
RufunsaDistrict37,18051,00267,890
MuchingaProvince524,186711,6571,052,996
ChamaDistrict74,890103,894155,281
ChinsaliDistrict74,03986,723108,426
IsokaDistrict57,23972,18999,271
MafingaDistrict42,08065,969109,504
MpikaDistrict146,196203,379304,708
NakondeDistrict75,135119,708201,047
Shiwang'anduDistrict54,60759,79574,759
NorthernProvince809,4001,105,8241,474,730
ChilubiDistrict66,33881,24896,703
KaputaDistrict44,88870,88194,574
KasamaDistrict170,929231,824306,462
LuwinguDistrict80,758122,136179,554
MbalaDistrict149,634203,129268,774
MporokosoDistrict73,92998,842129,062
MpulunguDistrict67,60298,073137,480
MungwiDistrict112,977151,058197,231
NsamaDistrict42,34548,63364,890
North-WesternProvince583,350727,044926,485
ChavumaDistrict29,94135,04142,166
IkelengeDistrict31,48732,91935,876
KabompoDistrict34,47644,18058,111
KasempaDistrict51,90469,60894,320
ManyingaDistrict36,76248,14163,321
MufumbweDistrict44,00258,06277,587
MwinilungaDistrict86,018104,317129,523
SolweziDistrict203,797254,470324,194
ZambeziDistrict64,96380,306101,387
SouthernProvince1,139,3421,473,9831,902,365
ChikankantaDistrict58,61559,90968,170
ChomaDistrict147,869180,673217,385
GwembeDistrict34,13353,11779,607
KalomoDistrict131,971188,693277,172
KazungulaDistrict68,265104,731154,995
LivingstoneDistrict103,288139,509185,003
MazabukaDistrict144,604171,063194,653
MonzeDistrict163,578191,872224,680
NamwalaDistrict82,810102,866126,775
PembaDistrict57,02967,18780,839
SiavongaDistrict29,19342,86963,390
SinazongweDistrict80,455101,617127,053
ZimbaDistrict37,53269,877102,643
WesternProvince765,088902,9741,058,879
KalaboDistrict79,70183,44293,370
KaomaDistrict82,270103,280119,395
LimulungaDistrict42,44850,74156,152
LuampaDistrict44,25743,84050,680
LukuluDistrict48,74458,53472,348
MiteteDistrict19,63127,46833,951
MonguDistrict119,554128,844142,585
MulobeziDistrict24,51330,48238,038
MwandiDistrict23,17625,05431,265
NaloloDistrict48,73155,56963,981
NkeyemaDistrict36,04142,17048,750
SenangaDistrict60,38870,93781,676
SeshekeDistrict30,48043,84854,717
Shang'omboDistrict39,08047,48361,629
SikongoDistrict35,10545,46250,871
SiomaDistrict30,96945,82059,471
ZambiaRepublic9,885,59113,092,66617,381,168

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.