Guyana

Census Results


1946-04-09 375,701
1960-04-07 560,330
1970-04-07 701,718
1980-05-12 759,567
1991-05-12 723,673
2002-09-15 751,223
2012-09-15 747,884

General Information


Official name the Republic of Guyana
Official name [native] the Republic of Guyana «English»
Capital Georgetown
Capital [native] Georgetown «English»
Region South America
ISO code GY
Statistical agency Statistics Guyana

Name in Chinese 圭亚那共和国
Name in Arabic جمهورية غيانا
Name in Spanish la República de Guyana
Name in Russian Республика Гайана
Name in French la République du Guyana

Administrative units

regioncapitalarea (sq.km.)population
1991-05-12
census
population
2002-09-15
census
population
2012-09-15
prelim. census
Region 1 - Barima/WainiMabaruma20,33918,43124,27526,941
Region 2 - Pomeroon/SupernaamAnna Regina6,19543,45549,25346,810
Region 3 - Essequibo Islands/West DemeraraVreed en Hoop3,75595,977103,061107,416
Region 4 - Demerara/MahaicaParadise2,232296,636310,320313,429
Region 5 - Mahaica/BerbiceFort Wellington4,19051,65152,42849,723
Region 6 - East Berbice/CorentyneNew Amsterdam36,234142,496123,695109,431
Region 7 - Cuyuni/MazaruniBartica47,21314,79417,59720,280
Region 8 - Potaro/SiparuniMahdia20,0515,61610,09510,190
Region 9 - Upper Takutu/Upper EssequiboLethem57,75015,05819,38724,212
Region 10 - Upper Demerara/BerbiceLinden17,04039,55941,11239,452
total 214,999723,673751,223747,884
source: Statistics Guyana.
note: NDC = Neighbourhood Democratic Council.
note: NDC population figures exclude institutionalized persons and non-contacts.

Expanded administrative units

region
neighbourhood democratic council
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1991-05-12
census
population
2002-09-15
census
population
2012-09-15
prelim. census
Region 1 - Barima/WainiMabaruma20,33918,43124,27526,941
Mabaruma/ Kumaka / Hosororo   5,638 
Matthews Ridge / Arakaka (Matakai) / Port Kaituma   5,398 
Barima / Amakura   3,486 
Waini   8,740 
Rest of Region 1   361 
Region 2 - Pomeroon/SupernaamAnna Regina6,19543,45549,25346,810
Good Hope / Pomona   4,959 
Riverstown / Annandale   8,616 
Zorg-En-Vlygt / Aberdeen   3,753 
Paradise/Evergreen (Incl Somerset & Berks)   4,490 
Charity / Urasara   13,299 
Anna Regina Municipality   12,448 
Supernaam river, Bethany and Mashabo Villages   1,162 
Region 3 - Essequibo Islands/West DemeraraVreed en Hoop3,75595,977103,061107,416
Patentia / Toevlugt   10,034 
Canals Polder   7,072 
Nismes / La Grange   6,304 
Meer Zorgen / Malgre Tout   3,985 
Klein Pouderoyen / Best   12,208 
Nouvelle Flanders / La Jalousie   4,056 
Blankenburg / Hague   3,562 
Cornelia Ida / Stewartville   11,704 
Uitvlugt / Tuschen   18,041 
Vergenoegen / Greenwich Park   3,298 
Good Hope / Hydronie   1,993 
Parika / Mora   5,208 
Leguan (Essequibo Is.)   3,892 
Wakenaam (Essequibo Is.)   4,435 
Amsterdam (Dem River) / Vriesland   2,234 
Canal No. 2 (part) + The Belle + Little Alliance   413 
Sparta/Bonasika + Rest of Essequebo Is.   4,352 
Region 4 - Demerara/MahaicaParadise2,232296,636310,320313,429
Cane Grove Land Dev. Scheme   3,259 
Vereeniging / Unity   9,033 
Grove / Haslington   17,538 
Enmore / Hope   5,813 
Foulis / Buxton   24,642 
La Reconnaissance / Mon Repos   17,315 
Triumph / BV   7,133 
La Bonne Intention / Better Hope   17,226 
Plaisance / Industry   10,971 
Eccles / Ramsburg   8,464 
Mocha / Arcadia   3,128 
Herstelling / Little Diamond   7,112 
Diamond / Golden Grove   12,506 
Good Success / Caledonia   9,873 
Te Huist Coverden / Soesdyke   4,983 
City of Georgetown Municipality   33,366 
Suburbs of Georgetown   102,080 
Soesdyke-Linden Highway incl. Timehri   10,052 
St. Cuthberts/ Orange Nassau (Mahaica River)   1,125 
Region 5 - Mahaica/BerbiceFort Wellington4,19051,65152,42849,723
Gelderland / No. 3   4,538 
Rosignol / Zeelust   10,238 
Bel Air / Woodlands   1,481 
Woodley Park / Bath   5,938 
Naarstigheid / Union   8,639 
Tempe / Seefield   3,553 
Rising Sun / Profit   3,587 
Abary / Mahaicony   5,196 
Chance / Hamlet   2,498 
Farm / Woodlands   3,842 
West Bank Berbice   34 
St. Francis Mission   733 
Rest of Region 5   2,099 
Region 6 - East Berbice/CorentyneNew Amsterdam36,234142,496123,695109,431
Jackson Creek / Crabwood Creek   5,684 
No. 74 Village / No. 52 Village   13,227 
No. 51 village / Good Hope   2,760 
Joppa / Macedonia   2,475 
Tarlogie / Maida   1,328 
Bush Lot / Adventure   3,067 
Hogstye / Lancaster   4,649 
Whim / Bloomfield   3,309 
John / Port Mourant   7,570 
Hamsphire / Kilcoy   10,239 
Fyrish / Gibraltar   4,109 
Borlam (No. 37) / Kintyre   1,367 
No.38 / Ordnance Fortlands   6,885 
Cane Field / Enterprise   8,961 
Black bush Polder Land Dev Scheme   5,119 
Enfield / New Doe Park   3,697 
Corriverton Municipality   11,536 
Rose Hall Municipality   5,356 
New Amsterdam Municipality   15,997 
Corentyne River   1,661 
Canje River   2,335 
East bank Berbice   1,101 
Region 7 - Cuyuni/MazaruniBartica47,21314,79417,59720,280
Bartica   7,458 
Agatash   453 
Karambaru to Kukui River/Phillipi   1,075 
Jawalla, Kubenang River   1,211 
Kamarang   351 
Waramadan   701 
Paruima   549 
Arau   454 
Rest of Region 7   4,498 
Region 8 - Potaro/SiparuniMahdia20,0515,61610,09510,190
Madhia + Kuribrong River + Mona Falls   1,720 
Monkey Mountain   637 
Paramakatoi   1,232 
Maripari River   390 
Kurukabaru   657 
Kopanang, Waipa, Kenepai   266 
Chenapau River   419 
Kaibarupai   419 
Rest of Region 08   4,283 
Region 9 - Upper Takutu/Upper EssequiboLethem57,75015,05819,38724,212
Ireng / Sawariwau Incl St. Ignatius   5,978 
Yarong Paru - Good Hope   2,265 
Toka - Jakaretinga   1,828 
Yakarinta - Wowetta, Surama   2,557 
Sand Creek - Dadanawa, Catunarib, Sawariwau   1,863 
Marudi   1,610 
Aishalton - Karaudanawa, Achiwib   2,494 
Rest of Region 09   882 
Region 10 - Upper Demerara/BerbiceLinden17,04039,55941,11239,452
Kwakwani   2,351 
Linden Municipality   29,502 
Coomaka Lands   582 
Ituni   735 
Mabura Hills   449 
Makouria River   38 
Berbice River Settlement   2,083 
Mora Creek (Aorima), Hururu   1,127 
Rest of Region 10   3,088 
total 214,999723,673751,223747,884
source: Statistics Guyana.
note: NDC = Neighbourhood Democratic Council.
note: NDC population figures exclude institutionalized persons and non-contacts.

Main cities

namepopulation
2002-09-15
census
population
2012-09-15
prelim. census
latitude /
longitude
Georgetown134,497118,3636.78/-58.12
Linden29,23227,277 
New Amsterdam17,03317,329 
source: Statistics Guyana.