Bolivia

Census Results


1950-09-05 2,704,165
1976-09-29 4,613,486
1992-06-03 6,420,792
2001-09-05 8,274,325
2012-11-21 10,027,262

General Information


Official name the Plurinational State of Bolivia
Official name [native] Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia (el) «Spanish»
Capital La Paz
Capital [native] La Paz «Spanish»
Region South America
ISO code BO
Statistical agency Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE)

Name in Chinese 玻利维亚多民族国
Name in Arabic دولة بوليفيا المتعددة القوميات
Name in Spanish Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia (el)
Name in Russian Многонациональное Государство Боливия
Name in French État plurinational de Bolivia (l’)

Administrative units

codedepartamentocapitalarea (sq.km.)population
2001-09-05
census
population
2010
projection
population
2012-11-21
census
10102Departamento de La PazLa Paz133,9852,349,8852,839,9462,706,359
10104Departamento de OruroOruro53,588392,769450,814494,178
10105Departamento de PotosíPotosí118,218708,695788,406823,517
10207Departamento de Santa CruzSanta Cruz de la Sierra370,6212,029,4712,785,7622,655,084
10208Departamento del BeniTrinidad213,564362,521445,234421,196
10209Departamento de PandoCobija63,82752,52581,160110,436
10301Departamento de ChuquisacaSucre51,524531,522650,570576,153
10303Departamento de CochabambaCochabamba55,6311,455,7111,861,9241,758,143
10306Departamento de TarijaTarija37,623391,226522,339482,196
 total 1,098,5818,274,32510,426,15510,027,262
source: INE, Bolivia.
note: the area of Departamento de la Paz also includes 3,690 sq.km. of Lago Titicaca, which is a body of water and not a province.

Expanded administrative units

codedepartamento
provincia
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
2001-09-05
census
population
2010
projection
population
2012-11-21
census
10102Departamento de La PazLa Paz133,9852,349,8852,839,9462,706,359
10102011Pedro Domingo MurilloPalca4,7051,484,3281,846,5561,663,099
10102012OmasuyosAchacachi2,06585,70297,21584,484
10102013PacajesCorocoro10,58449,18354,71455,180
10102014Eliodoro CamachoPuerto Acosta2,08057,74561,59853,747
10102015MuñecasChuma4,96525,16334,31925,193
10102016LarecajaSorata8,11068,02666,07886,481
10102017Franz TamayoApolo15,90018,38619,34726,997
10102018IngaviViacha5,41095,906114,617134,535
10102019José Ramón LoayzaLuribay3,37043,73151,94247,295
10102020InquisiviInquisivi6,43059,49562,12566,346
10102021Sud YungasChulumani5,77063,54475,564105,013
10102022Los AndesPucarani1,65869,63676,18177,579
10102023AromaVilla Aroma4,51086,480110,41797,364
10102024Nor YungasCoroico1,72023,68126,75736,983
10102025Abel IturraldeIxiamas42,81511,82816,39718,073
10102026Bautista SaavedraVilla General Perez2,52511,47512,85116,308
10102027Manco KapacCopacabana36722,89224,92527,154
10102028Gualberto VillarroelSan Pedro de Curahuara1,93515,97521,20917,782
10102029José Manuel PandoSantiago de Machaca1,9766,1378,0447,381
10102030CaranaviCaranavi3,40051,15359,09059,365
10104Departamento de OruroOruro53,588392,769450,814494,178
10104047CercadoOruro5,766241,230266,244309,277
10104048Eduardo AvaroaChallapata4,01527,67532,28833,248
10104049CarangasCorque5,47210,50513,56211,071
10104050SajamaCiudad de Carangas5,7909,09610,2329,390
10104051Litoral de AtacamaHuachacalla2,8944,5559,42210,409
10104052PoopóPoopó3,06114,98412,74716,775
10104053Pantaleón DalenceHuanuni1,21023,60822,07829,497
10104054Ladislao CabreraSalinas de Garcí Mendoza8,81811,69817,77014,678
10104055AtahuallpaSabaya5,8857,11413,48910,924
10104056SaucaríToledo1,6717,76310,52410,149
10104057Tomás BarrónEucaliptus3565,4245,8765,267
10104058Sud CarangasSantiago de Andamarca3,5366,1369,0597,231
10104059San Pedro de TotoraTotora1,4874,9415,8925,531
10104060Sebastián PagadorSantiago de Huari1,97210,22113,28913,153
10104061Puerto de MejillonesLa Rivera7851,1301,6422,076
10104062Nor CarangasHuayllamarca8705,7906,7005,502
10105Departamento de PotosíPotosí118,218708,695788,406823,517
10105063Tomás FríasPotosi3,420176,922210,812229,047
10105064Rafael BustilloUncia2,23576,25475,50686,947
10105065Cornelio SaavedraBetanzos2,37558,70665,54955,100
10105066ChayantaColquechaqua7,02690,205110,88697,251
10105067CharcasSan Pedro2,96438,17446,51041,214
10105068Nor ChichasCotagaita8,97935,32332,99742,248
10105069Alonso de IbánezSacaca2,17027,75532,71427,970
10105070Sud ChichasTupini8,51647,87344,28755,879
10105071Nor LípezColcha20,89210,46013,08914,057
10105072Sud LípezSan Pablo de Lípez22,3554,9055,7806,835
10105073José María LinaresPuna5,13651,41250,69949,619
10105074Antonio QuijarroUyuni14,89037,42839,18454,947
10105075Bernardino BilbaoArampampa64010,62311,33010,224
10105076Daniel CamposLlica12,1065,0675,5665,850
10105077Modesto OmisteVillazon2,26036,26641,45244,645
10105078Enrique BaldiviesoSan Agustin2,2541,6402,0451,684
10207Departamento de Santa CruzSanta Cruz de la Sierra370,6212,029,4712,785,7622,655,084
10207085Andrés IbáñezSanta Cruz de la Sierra4,8211,260,5491,841,2821,653,001
10207086Ignacio WarnesWarnes1,21653,23167,723108,888
10207087José Miguel de VelascoSan Ignacio65,42556,70268,72369,742
10207088IchiloBuena Vista14,23270,44491,67892,721
10207089ChiquitosSan Jose31,42959,75476,82282,429
10207090SaraPortachuelo6,88637,73344,19542,278
10207091CordilleraLagunillas86,245101,733108,239120,111
10207092VallegrandeVallegrande6,41427,42928,14426,576
10207093FloridaSamaipata4,13227,44730,50232,842
10207094Obispo SantistevanMontero3,673142,786176,106181,169
10207095Ñuflo de ChávezConcepción54,15093,997131,855116,545
10207096Ángel SandovalSan Matias37,44213,07314,71914,415
10207097Manuel María CaballeroComarapa2,31020,01022,91623,267
10207098Germán BuschPuerto Suarez24,90333,00639,33442,799
10207099GuarayosAscencion de Guarayos27,34331,57743,52448,301
10208Departamento del BeniTrinidad213,564362,521445,234421,196
10208100CercadoSan Javier12,27682,653100,728111,624
10208101Antonio Vaca DíezRiberalta22,434116,421148,340130,778
10208102Gen. José Ballivián SegurolaReyes40,44468,17490,79682,700
10208103YacumaSanta Ana de Yacuma34,68627,90129,47223,430
10208104MoxosSan Ignacio de Moxos33,31621,64324,83722,163
10208105MarbánLoreto15,12614,45416,32716,331
10208106MamoréSan Joaquín18,70612,39714,26812,817
10208107IténezMagdalena36,57618,87820,46621,353
10209Departamento de PandoCobija63,82752,52581,160110,436
10209108Nicolás SuárezCobija9,81929,53651,37760,297
10209109ManuripiPuerto Rico22,4618,23010,16414,986
10209110Madre De DiosPuerto Gonzales Moreno10,8799,52112,29024,070
10209111AbunáSanta Rosa del Abuná7,4682,9963,7294,049
10209112Federico RománNueva Esperanza13,2002,2423,6007,034
10301Departamento de ChuquisacaSucre51,524531,522650,570576,153
10301001OropezaSucre3,943241,376336,218286,140
10301002Juana Azurduy De PadillaAzurduy4,18526,51530,75523,872
10301003Jaime ZudáñezVilla Zudañez3,73833,48237,27639,992
10301004TominaPadilla3,94737,48240,86435,192
10301005Hernando SilesMonteagudo5,47336,51139,35032,398
10301006YamparáezTarabuco1,47229,56728,97426,577
10301007Nor CintiCamargo7,98369,51275,61476,477
10301008Belisario BoetoVilla Serrano2,00012,27712,36611,159
10301009Sud CintiCamataqui5,48424,32124,22225,207
10301010Luis CalvoVilla Vittorio Guzman13,29920,47924,93119,139
10303Departamento de CochabambaCochabamba55,6311,455,7111,861,9241,758,143
10303031CercadoCochabamba391517,024618,384630,587
10303032Narciso CamperoAiquile5,55037,01143,29035,763
10303033AyopayaVilla Independencia9,62060,95965,60254,408
10303034Esteban ArceTarata1,24531,99733,88737,152
10303035AraniArani50624,05325,13618,444
10303036ArqueArque1,07723,46428,86920,630
10303037CapinotaVilla Capinota1,49525,58226,85029,659
10303038Germán JordánVilla Cliza30531,76835,33034,342
10303039QuillacolloQuillacollo720246,803393,408335,393
10303040ChapareSacaba12,445187,358253,777262,845
10303041TapacaríTapacarí1,50025,91933,40224,595
10303042CarrascoTotora15,045116,205164,844135,097
10303043MizqueMizque2,73036,18144,78435,586
10303044PunataPunata85047,73546,54654,409
10303045BolívarBolívar4138,63510,1007,279
10303046TiraqueTiraque1,73935,01737,71541,954
10306Departamento de TarijaTarija37,623391,226522,339482,196
10306079CercadoTarija2,078153,457211,018205,346
10306080Aniceto ArcePadcaya5,20552,57060,81153,081
10306081Gran ChacoYacuiba17,428116,318175,998147,164
10306082José María AvilésUriondo2,74217,50418,92620,234
10306083Eustaquio MéndezSan Lorenzo4,86132,03834,21134,993
10306084Burnet O'ConnorEntre Rios5,30919,33921,37521,378
 total 1,098,5818,274,32510,426,15510,027,262
source: INE, Bolivia.
note: the area of Departamento de la Paz also includes 3,690 sq.km. of Lago Titicaca, which is a body of water and not a province.

Main cities

namepopulation
2001-09-05
census
population
2012-11-21
census
Santa Cruz de la Sierra1,116,0591,453,549
El Alto647,350848,840
La Paz789,585764,617
Cochabamba516,683630,587
Oruro201,230264,683
Sucre193,876259,388
Tarija135,783205,346
Potosí132,966189,652
Sacaba92,581169,494
Quillacollo74,980137,029
Montero..109,518
Trinidad..106,422
source: INE, Bolivia.