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São Tomé and Príncipe: Division

Contents: Regions and Districts

The population of the regions and dsitricts of São Tomé and Príncipe according to census results and latest official projections.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, nationality, spoken language(s) (a1+), religion, literacy (a5+)).

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1981-08-15
Population
Census
1991-08-04
Population
Census
2001-08-25
Population
Census
2012-05-13
Population
Projection
2020-05-13
Centro Oeste [Midwest]Region56,63372,08986,991114,535133,875
Água GrandeDistrict32,37542,33151,88669,77280,908
Mé-ZóchiDistrict24,25829,75835,10544,76352,967
Norte Oeste [North West]Region19,68123,18925,88334,09039,856
LembáDistrict7,9059,01610,69614,67616,940
LobataDistrict11,77614,17315,18719,41422,916
PríncipeAutonomous Region5,2555,4715,9667,3448,778
PaguéDistrict5,2555,4715,9667,3448,778
Sul Oeste [South West]Region15,04216,75518,75923,23127,730
CantagaloDistrict10,43511,43313,25817,16920,207
CauéDistrict4,6075,3225,5016,0627,523
São Tomé e Príncipe [São Tomé and Príncipe]Republic96,611117,504137,599179,200210,239

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estatística, República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe (web).


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (P 2020)
Males104,120
Females106,120
Age Groups (C 2012)
0-14 years74,619
15-64 years97,530
65+ years6,590
Nationality (C 2012)
São Tomé and Príncipe173,027
São Tomé and Príncipe plus other3,075
Other nationality2,637
Spoken Language(s) (A1+) (C 2012)
Portuguese170,223
Forro Creole62,707
Lunguyê (Principense Creole)1,753
Angolar Creole11,377
Cape Verdean Creole14,654
French11,697
English8,556
Other language4,184
Religion (C 2012)
Catholic 99,570
Other religion39,478
No religion39,691
Literacy (A5+) (C 2012)
Yes130,198
Only reading655
No20,166