Guinea-Bissau

Census Results


1950-06-15 510,777
1960-12-30
1970-12-15
1979-04-16 767,739
1991-12-01 983,367
2009-03-01 1,520,830

General Information


Official name Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Official name [native] República da Guiné-Bissau (a) «Portuguese»
Capital Bissau
Capital [native] Bissau «Portuguese»
Region Western Africa
ISO code GW
Statistical agency Instituto Nacional de Estatística e Censos

Name in Chinese 几内亚比绍共和国
Name in Arabic جمهورية غينيا - بيساو
Name in Spanish la República de Guinea-Bissau
Name in Russian Республика Гвинея-Бисау
Name in French la République de Guinée-Bissau

Administrative units

regiãocapitalarea (sq.km.)population
1979-04-16
census
population
1991-12-01
census
population
2009-03-01
census
Região de BafatáBafatá5,981.1116,032145,088210,007
Região de BiomboQuinhamel838.856,46359,82797,120
Sector Aut. BissauBissau77.5109,214195,389387,909
Região de Bolama/BijagósBolama2,624.425,74326,89134,563
Região de CacheuCacheu5,174.9130,227146,570192,508
Região de GabúGabú9,150.0104,315136,101215,530
Região de OioFarim5,403.4135,114155,312224,644
Região de QuínaraFulacunda3,138.435,53242,96663,610
Região de TombalíCatió3,736.555,09971,06594,939
total 36,125.0767,739979,2021,520,830
source: Instituto Nacional de Estatística e Censos, Guinea-Bissau.
note: 2009 census numbers are fnal for regions and provisional results for sectors.

Expanded administrative units

região
sector
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1979-04-16
census
population
1991-12-01
census
population
2009-03-01
census
Região de BafatáBafatá5,981.1116,032145,088210,007
Sector de Bafáta 837.036,43446,75384,935
Sector de Bambadinca 843.818,49323,66833,255
Sector de Contuboel 1,550.425,99832,91146,064
Sector de Cossé 507.511,12512,85515,766
Sector de Ganado 903.214,86918,92226,160
Sector de Xitole 1,339.29,1139,97919,336
Região de BiomboQuinhamel838.856,46359,82797,120
Sector de Prábis 213.034,48813,98232,016
Sector de Quinhamel 451.011,49334,30645,604
Sector de Safim 174.810,48211,53917,249
Sector Aut. BissauBissau77.5109,214195,389387,909
Sector 1    29,283
Sector 2    27,207
Sector 3    49,574
Sector 4    63,901
Sector 5    42,640
Sector 6    69,145
Sector 7    76,256
Sector 8    26,954
Região de Bolama/BijagósBolama2,624.425,74326,89134,563
Sector de Bolama 450.89,1508,83710,161
Sector de Bubaque 1,013.38,5687,94511,479
Sector de Caravela 1,160.38,02510,1094,662
Sector de Uno    7,627
Região de CacheuCacheu5,174.9130,227146,570192,508
Sector de Bigene 1,082.228,51637,51457,237
Sector de Bula 746.019,93419,03029,733
Sector de Cacheu 1,004.415,20516,05821,507
Sector de Caió 664.313,44112,40614,343
Sector de Canchungo 642.934,06036,94545,899
Sector de São Domingos 1,035.119,07124,61730,955
Região de GabúGabú9,150.0104,315136,101215,530
Sector de Boé 3,287.89,0738,96810,957
Sector de Gabú 2,122.828,45843,62383,855
Sector de Pirada 934.417,18822,65032,791
Sector de Pitche 2,021.422,22229,64347,042
Sector de Sonaco 783.627,37431,21739,875
Região de OioFarim5,403.4135,114155,312224,644
Sector de Bissorá 1,122.939,14144,04356,868
Sector de Farim 1,531.525,53936,29548,465
Sector de Mansoa 1,096.725,79729,10146,917
Sector de Masabá 1,387.025,74927,86452,174
Sector de Nhacra 265.318,88818,00921,839
Região de QuínaraFulacunda3,138.435,53242,96663,610
Sector de Buba 744.26,4779,96718,108
Sector de Empada 777.410,02912,70817,086
Sector de Fulacunda 917.36,6266,80915,850
Sector de Tite 699.512,40013,48214,902
Região de TombalíCatió3,736.555,09971,06594,939
Sector de Bedanda 1,142.615,15718,45428,301
Sector de Cacine 613.424,56112,59015,424
Sector de Catió 1,020.47,81330,13232,676
Sector de Komo    10,763
Sector de Quebo 960.47,5689,88915,318
total 36,125.0767,739979,2021,520,830
source: Instituto Nacional de Estatística e Censos, Guinea-Bissau.
note: 2009 census numbers are fnal for regions and provisional results for sectors.