Liberia

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 930,026
1960 1,120,314
1970 1,419,728
1980 1,892,529
1990 2,102,877
2000 2,891,968
2010 3,957,990
2020 5,085,874
2025 5,715,991
2050 9,391,504
2075 13,150,990
2100 15,904,600
source: UN - WPP 2012 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name Republic of Liberia
Capital Monrovia
Region Western Africa
ISO code LR
Statistical agency Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Service


Administrative units

countycapitalarea in
sq.km.
population
1984-02-02
census
population
2008-03-21
census
Bomi CountyTubmanburg1,93266,42084,119
Bong CountyGbarnga8,754255,813333,481
Gbarpolu CountyBopolu9,95348,39983,388
Grand Bassa CountyBuchanan7,814159,648221,693
Grand Cape Mount CountyRobertsport4,78179,322127,076
Grand Gedeh CountyZwedru10,85563,028125,258
Grand Kru CountyBarclayville3,89562,79157,913
Lofa CountyVoinjama9,982199,242276,863
Margibi CountyKakata2,691151,792209,923
Maryland CountyHarper2,29769,267135,938
Montserrado CountyBensonville1,880491,0781,118,241
Nimba CountySanniquellie11,551313,050462,026
River Cess CountyCesstos City5,65437,84971,509
River Gee CountyFish Town5,11339,78266,789
Sinoe CountyGreenville9,76464,147102,391
total 96,9172,101,6283,476,608
source: Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Service, Liberia.

Main cities

namepopulation
1984-02-02
census
population
2008-03-21
census
Monrovia421,0531,010,970
Ganta..41,106
Buchanan..34,270
Gbarnga..34,046
Kakata..33,945
Voinjama..26,594
Zwedru..23,903
Harbel..23,402
Pleebo..22,963
source: Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Service, Liberia.