Liberia

Census Results


1962-04-02 1,016,443
1974-02-01 1,503,368
1984-02-01 2,101,628
2008-03-21 3,476,608

General Information


Official name Republic of Liberia
Official name [native] the Republic of Liberia «English»
Capital Monrovia
Capital [native] Monrovia «English»
Region Western Africa
ISO code LR
Statistical agency Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Service

Name in Chinese 利比里亚共和国
Name in Arabic جمهورية ليبريا
Name in Spanish la República de Liberia
Name in Russian Республика Либерия
Name in French la République du Libéria

Administrative units

countycapitalarea (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.

Expanded administrative units

county
district
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1984-02-02
census
population
2008-03-21
census
Bomi CountyTubmanburg1,93266,42084,119
Dowein   13,188
Klay   23,397
Senjeh   30,027
Suehn Mecca   17,507
Bong CountyGbarnga8,754255,813333,481
Boinsen   8,210
Fuamah   28,823
Jorquelleh   79,129
Kokoyah   3,702
Kpaai   25,949
Panta   16,473
Salala   43,617
Sanoyeah   30,330
Suakoko   29,180
Tukpahbllee   11,731
Yeallequelleh   36,097
Zota   20,240
Gbarpolu CountyBopolu9,95348,39983,388
Belleh   15,257
Bokomu   9,557
Bopolu   17,719
Gbarma   15,851
Gounwolaila   11,512
Kongba   13,492
Grand Bassa CountyBuchanan7,814159,648221,693
Commonwealth   34,893
District #1   24,612
District #2   25,722
District #3   49,525
District #4   30,454
Neekreen   32,563
Owensgrove   13,914
St. John River City   10,010
Grand Cape Mount CountyRobertsport4,78179,322127,076
Garwula   26,936
Golakonneh   23,518
Porkpa   42,615
Commonwealth   6,547
Tewor   27,460
Grand Gedeh CountyZwedru10,85563,028125,258
B'hai   10,367
Cavala   14,159
Gbao   12,324
Gboe-Ploe   6,271
Glio-Twarbo   9,030
Konobo   24,705
Putu   16,426
Tchien   31,976
Grand Kru CountyBarclayville3,89562,79157,913
Barclayville   11,573
Bleebo   1,710
Bolloh   1,917
Buah   643
Dorbor   2,364
Dweh   928
Felo-Jekwi   2,011
Fenetoe   1,696
Forpoh   1,545
Garraway   9,525
Gee   2,543
Grand Cess Wedabo   10,809
Kpi   1,597
Lower Jloh   1,285
Nrokwia-Wesldow   1,876
Trenbo   3,631
Upper Jloh   1,573
Wlogba   687
Lofa CountyVoinjama9,982199,242276,863
Foya   73,312
Kolahun   60,557
Quardu Bondi   18,785
Salayea   23,578
Vahun   17,137
Voinjama   42,790
Zorzor   40,704
Margibi CountyKakata2,691151,792209,923
Firestone   61,988
Gibi   14,250
Kakata   88,704
Mambah Kaba   44,981
Maryland CountyHarper2,29769,267135,938
Gwelekpoken   10,060
Harper   38,024
Karluway #1   8,494
Karluway #2   17,159
Nyorken   10,057
Pleebo/Sodoken   43,223
Whojah   8,921
Montserrado CountyBensonville1,880491,0781,118,241
Careysburg   29,712
Commonwealth   11,876
Greater Monrovia   970,824
St. Paul River   71,831
Todea   33,998
Nimba CountySanniquellie11,551313,050462,026
Boe & Quilla   18,262
Buu-Yao   40,007
Doe   35,918
Garr-Bain   61,225
Gbehlay-Geh   32,176
Gbi & Doru   8,131
Gbor   10,875
Kparblee   11,424
Leewehpea-Mahn   24,747
Meinpea-Mahn   24,157
Sanniquellie Mahn   25,370
Twa River   37,479
Wee-Gbehy-Mahn   32,934
Yarmein   22,718
Yarpea Mahn   21,647
Yarwein Mehnsonnoh   25,584
Zoe Gbao   29,372
River Cess CountyCesstos City5,65437,84971,509
Beawor   3,854
Central RiverCess   8,303
Doedain   13,041
Fen River   12,630
Jo River   8,921
Norwein   13,900
Sam Gbalor   3,714
Zarflahn   7,146
River Gee CountyFish Town5,11339,78266,789
Chedepo   10,518
Gbeapo   10,934
Glaro   4,992
Karforh   5,956
Nanee   6,002
Nyenawliken   5,159
Nyenebo   5,703
Potubo   7,337
Sarbo   5,320
Tuobo   4,868
Sinoe CountyGreenville9,76464,147102,391
Bodae   3,539
Bokon   4,373
Butaw   3,432
Dugbe River   9,239
Greenville   15,715
Jaedae   3,539
Jeadepo   7,895
Juarzon   6,088
Kpayan   10,661
Kulu Shaw Boe   8,555
Plahn Nyarn   6,677
Pynes Town   3,067
Sanquin Dist#1   2,118
Sanquin Dist#2   3,152
Sanquin Dist#3   3,256
Seekon   7,024
Wedjah   4,061
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.