Myanmar

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 17,527,243
1960 21,486,424
1970 27,166,045
1980 34,470,694
1990 42,007,309
2000 47,669,791
2010 51,733,013
2020 56,242,419
2025 58,373,480
2050 63,574,941
2075 61,131,053
2100 56,025,861
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Capital Naypyitaw
Region South-eastern Asia
ISO code MM
Statistical agency Department of Population


Administrative units

codestate/divisionnative namecapital [native name]area in
sq.km.
population
1983-04-01
census
population
2014-03-29
census
001Kachin Stateကချင်ပြည်နယ်Myitkyina [မြစ်ကြီးနား]89,041.8819,7741,689,441
002Kayah Stateကယားပြည်နယ်Loikaw [လွိုင်ကော်]11,731.5159,661286,627
003Kayin State *ကရင်ပြည်နယ်Hpa-an [ဘားအံ]30,382.8632,9621,574,079
004Chin Stateချင်းပြည်နယ်Hakha [ဟားခါး]36,018.9368,949478,801
005Sagaing Divisionစစ်ကိုင်းတိုင်းဒေသကြီးSagaing [စစ်ကိုင်း]93,702.53,825,1585,325,347
006Tanintharyi Divisionတနင်္သာရီတိုင်းဒေသကြီးDawei [ထားဝယ်]43,344.9913,9431,408,401
111Bago Divisionပဲခူးတိုင်းဒေသကြီးBago [ပဲခူး]39,404.43,799,7914,867,373
009Magway Divisionမကွေးတိုင်းဒေသကြီးMagway [မကွေး]44,820.63,243,1663,917,055
010Mandalay Divisionမန္တလေးတိုင်းဒေသကြီးMandalay [မန္တလေး]30,888.14,577,7626,165,723
011Mon Stateမွန်ပြည်နယ်Mawlamyine [မော်လမြိုင်]12,296.61,680,1572,054,393
012Rakhine State *ရခိုင်ပြည်နယ်Sittwe [စစ်တွေ]36,778.12,045,5593,188,807
013Yangon Divisionရန်ကုန်တိုင်းဒေသကြီးYangon [ရန်ကုန်]10,276.73,965,9167,360,703
222Shan Stateရှမ်းပြည်နယ်Taunggyi [တောင်ကြီး]155,801.43,090,3395,824,432
017Ayeyawady Divisionဧရာဝတီတိုင်းဒေသကြီးPathein [ပုသိမ်]35,031.94,994,0616,184,829
018Nay Pyi Taw Union Territoryနေပြည်တော် ပြည်တောင်စုနယ်မြေNay Pyi Taw [နေပြည်တော်]7,057.1 1,160,242
 total  676,577.234,124,90851,419,420
source: Department of Population, Myanmar.
note: ST = Sub-Township; sub-townships are actually part of a township, here above STs carry the same code as the township they are part of, their populations combined form the total of the township's population.
note: 2014 census - for 3 entities the total is based on enumerated and not enumerated inhabitants (to get an estimate of what the real total is); for Kachin the not enumerated total is 46,600, for Kayin 69,753 and for Rakhine 1,090,000. Affected entities are marked with an asterisk '*'.
note: 1983 census total includes 7710 Burmese nationals abroad.; in 2014 census 974 people abroad are assigned to Nay Pyi Taw as diplomatic missions abroad.

Main cities

namenative namepopulation
1983-04-01
census
population
2014-03-29
census
Yangon (Rangoon)ရန်ကုန်2,513,0235,211,431
Mandalayမန္တလေး532,9491,225,546
Nay Pyi Tawနေပြည်တော်..1,160,242
Bago (Pegu)ပဲခူးမြို့150,528491,434
Hpa-anဘားအံ..421,575
Taunggyiတောင်ကြီး108,231381,639
Monywaမုံရွာ106,843372,095
Myitkyinaမြစ်ကြီးနား..306,949
Magwayမကွေး..289,247
Mawlamyine (Moulmein)မော်လမြိုင်219,961289,388
Pathein (Bassein)ပုသိမ်ခရိုင်144,096287,071
Sittway (Akyab)စစ်တွေ107,620147,899
Loikawလွိုင်ကော်..128,401
Daweiထားဝယ်..125,605
source: 1983 - United Nations Statistics Division.
source: 2014 - Central Census Committee, Myanmar.