Myanmar

Census Results


1891-xx-xx 7,722,053
1901-xx-xx 10,490,624
1911-xx-xx 12,115,217
1921-xx-xx 13,212,000
1931-xx-xx 14,667,000
1941-03-05 16,823,798
1973-03-31 28,084,513
1983-04-01 34,124,908
2014-03-30 51,419,420

General Information


Official name the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Official name [native] ပြည်ထောင်စု သမ္မတ မြန်မာနိုင်ငံတော် [Pyidaungzu Thanmada Myanma Naingngandaw] «Burmese»
Capital Naypyitaw
Capital [native] နေပြည်တော် [Nay Pyi Taw] «Burmese»
Region South-eastern Asia
ISO code MM
Statistical agency Department of Population

Name in Chinese 缅甸联邦
Name in Arabic اتحاد ميانمار
Name in Spanish la Unión de Myanmar
Name in Russian Союз Мьянма
Name in French la République de l'Union du Myanmar

Administrative units

codestate/divisionnative namecapital [native name]area (sq.km.)population
1983-04-01
census
population
2002
estimate
population
2014-03-30
prelim. census
01Kachin Stateကချင်ပြည်နယ်Myitkyina [မြစ်ကြီးနားမြို့]89,041.8819,7741,364,0001,689,654
02Kayah Stateကယားပြည်နယ်Loikaw [လွိုင်ကော်မြို့]11,731.5159,661293,000286,738
03Kayin Stateကရင်ပြည်နယ်Hpa-an [ဘားအံမြို့]30,382.8632,9621,575,0001,572,657
04Chin Stateချင်းပြည်နယ်Haka [ဟားခါးမြို့]36,018.8368,949495,000478,690
05Mon Stateမွန်ပြည်နယ်Mawlamyine [မော်လမြိုင်မြို့]12,296.61,680,1572,672,0002,050,282
06Rakhine Stateရခိုင်ပြည်နယ်Sittwe [စစ်တွေမြို့]36,778.02,045,5592,915,0003,188,963
07Shan Stateရှမ်းပြည်နယ်Taunggyi [တောင်ကြီးမြို့]155,801.33,090,3395,061,0005,815,384
08Mandalay Divisionမန္တလေးတိုင်းဒေသကြီးMandalay [မန္တလေး]37,945.64,577,7627,246,0006,145,588
09Sagaing Divisionစစ်ကိုင်းတိုင်းဒေသကြီးSagaing [စစ်ကိုင်းမြို့]93,704.83,825,1585,655,0005,320,299
10Magwe Division (Magway)မကွေးတိုင်းဒေသကြီးMagwe [မကွေးမြို့]44,820.63,243,1664,873,0003,912,711
11Bago Division (Pegu)ပဲခူးတိုင်းဒေသကြီးBago [ပဲခူးမြို့]39,402.33,799,7915,327,0004,863,455
12Yangon Divisionရန်ကုန်တိုင်းဒေသကြီးYangon [ရန်ကုန်]10,276.73,965,9166,056,0007,355,075
13Ayeyarwady Divisionဧရာဝတီတိုင်းဒေသကြီးPathein [ပုသိမ်မြို့]35,031.84,994,0617,184,0006,175,123
14Tanintharyi Divisionတနင်္သာရီတိုင်းဒေသကြီးDawei [ထားဝယ်မြို့]43,344.9913,9431,455,0001,406,434
15Nay Pyi Taw Union Territoryနေပြည်တော် ပြည်တောင်စုနယ်မြေNay Pyi Taw [နေပြည်တော်]   1,158,367
 total  676,577.534,124,90852,171,00051,419,420
source: 1983 and 2012 Department of Population, Myanmar.
source: 2002 level 1: Department of Population, Myanmar.
source: level 2 and level 3 data gathered from Digital Agricultural Atlas, FAO. (Some data doesn't seem complete, like in the case of Sittwe district)
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.
note: 1983 census total includes 7710 Burmese nationals abroad.

Expanded administrative units

codestate/division
district
native namecapital [native name]area (sq.km.)population
1983-04-01
census
population
2002
estimate
population
2014-03-30
prelim. census
01Kachin Stateကချင်ပြည်နယ်Myitkyina [မြစ်ကြီးနားမြို့]89,041.8819,7741,364,0001,689,654
101Myitkyina 50,817.3 834,640 
10101Myitkyina   225,787 
10102Waingmaw   120,733 
10103Njangyang   23,370 
10104Mogaung   145,334 
10105Mohnyin   204,726 
10106Pharkant   52,527 
10107Tanai   31,953 
10108Chiphwe   15,826 
10109Hsawlaw   14,384 
102Bhamo 10,742.9 363,300 
10201Bhamo   115,330 
10202Shwegu   76,370 
10203Moemauk   99,061 
10204Mansi   72,539 
103Puta-O 27,481.6 136,730 
10301Puta-O   78,750 
10302Sumprabum   13,317 
10303Machanbaw   18,170 
10304Nawngmun   9,653 
10305Khaunglanphu   16,840 
02Kayah Stateကယားပြည်နယ်Loikaw [လွိုင်ကော်မြို့]11,731.5159,661293,000286,738
201Loikaw 6,565.1 240,699 
20101Loikaw   118,527 
20102Dimawhso   70,373 
20103Phruhso   32,930 
20104Shadaw   18,869 
202Bawlake 5,166.4 43,931 
20201Bawlake   8,879 
20202Phasawng   33,163 
20203Maesae   1,889 
03Kayin Stateကရင်ပြည်နယ်Hpa-an [ဘားအံမြို့]30,382.8632,9621,575,0001,572,657
301Hpa-An 17,611.9 994,971 
30101Hpa-An   450,298 
30102Hlaingbwe   311,635 
30103Hpapun   138,638 
30104Thandaung   94,400 
302Myawaddy 3,136.1 52,965 
30201Myawady   52,965 
303Kawkareik 9,634.8 495,171 
30301Kawkareik   259,559 
30302Kya-in-Seikkyi   235,612 
04Chin Stateချင်းပြည်နယ်Haka [ဟားခါးမြို့]36,018.8368,949495,000478,690
401Falam 16,263.7 288,474 
40101Falam   65,340 
40102Hakha   47,944 
40103Htantalang   60,316 
40104Tiddim   83,381 
40105Tonzang   31,493 
402Mindat 19,755.2 198,887 
40201Mindat   40,454 
40202Matupi   57,233 
40203Kanpetlet   17,898 
40204Paletwa   83,302 
05Mon Stateမွန်ပြည်နယ်Mawlamyine [မော်လမြိုင်မြို့]12,296.61,680,1572,672,0002,050,282
1101Mawlamyine 6,662.0 1,624,638 
110101Mawlamyine   413,388 
110102Kyaikmayaw   260,722 
110103Chaungzon   197,912 
110104Thanbyuzayat   194,793 
110105Mudon   302,925 
110106Ye   254,898 
1102Thaton 5,634.6 1,046,758 
110201Thaton   315,376 
110202Paung   311,937 
110203Kyaikhto   189,332 
110204Bilin   230,113 
06Rakhine Stateရခိုင်ပြည်နယ်Sittwe [စစ်တွေမြို့]36,778.02,045,5592,915,0003,188,963
1201Sittwe 12,503.5 1,099,568 
120101Ponnagyun   105,770 
120104Kyauktaw   194,065 
120105Minbya   158,629 
120107Pauktaw   131,079 
1202Maungdaw 3,537.7 387,196 
120201Maungdaw   387,196 
1203Kyaukpyu 9,983.5 458,244 
120301Kyaukpyu   157,338 
120302Manaung   79,290 
120303Ramyee   118,798 
120304Ann   102,818 
1204Thandwe 10,753.4 296,736 
120401Thandwe   122,233 
120402Taunggok   113,111 
120403Gwa   61,392 
1205Buthidaung   376,648 
120501Buthidaung   246,071 
120502Rathedaung   130,577 
07Shan Stateရှမ်းပြည်နယ်Taunggyi [တောင်ကြီးမြို့]155,801.33,090,3395,061,0005,815,384
1401Taunggyi 23,280.6 1,208,431 
140101Taunggyi   297,183 
140102Nyaungshwe   155,695 
140103Hopong   86,457 
140104Hsiseng   91,044 
140105Kalaw   131,514 
140106Pindaya   67,866 
140107Ywangan   64,199 
140108Lawksawk   113,140 
140109Pinlaung   134,809 
140110Hpekon   66,524 
1402Loilen 31,947.7 731,462 
140201Loilen   128,392 
140202Laikha   52,975 
140203Namsan   78,344 
140204Kunheng   45,919 
140205Mongnai   62,961 
140206Langkho   56,268 
140207Maukmai   25,818 
140208Mongpan   31,839 
140209Kyeethi   89,863 
140210Mongkaing   104,336 
140211Mongshu   54,747 
1501Lashio 23,339.5 546,511 
150101Lashio   243,572 
150102Hsenwi   66,377 
150103Mongrai   63,964 
150104Tangyan   172,598 
150105Mangphant     
150106Panyang     
150107Narphan     
150108Panwaing     
150109Maingmao     
1502Muse 7,817.5 419,287 
150201Muse   135,602 
150202Namhkam   110,512 
150203Kutkai   173,173 
1503Kyaukme 25,792.8 752,504 
150301Kyaukme   181,108 
150302Nawnghkio   118,327 
150303Hsipaw   148,750 
150304Namtu   97,344 
150305Namhsan   78,333 
150306Mongmit   64,559 
150307Mabein   30,872 
150308Manton   33,211 
1504Kunlong 2,424.3 442,528 
150401Kunlong   415,302 
150402Hopang   27,226 
1505Laukkaing 1,893.9 103,723 
150501Laukkaing   63,065 
150502Konkyan   40,658 
1601Kengtung 10,679.7 374,679 
160101Kengtung   242,240 
160102Mongkhat   45,254 
160103Mongyan   87,185 
1602Mong Hsat 18,371.2 187,817 
160201Mong Hsat   75,425 
160202Mongping   80,560 
160203Mongton   31,832 
1603Tachileik 3,587.1 92,172 
160301Tachileik   92,172 
1604Monghpyak 6,667.1 135,250 
160401Monghpyak   36,459 
160402Mongyaung   98,791 
08Mandalay Divisionမန္တလေးတိုင်းဒေသကြီးMandalay [မန္တလေး]37,945.64,577,7627,246,0006,145,588
1001Mandalay 915.1 1,175,009 
100107Patheingyi     
1002Pyin-Oo-Lwin 8,306.6 791,805 
100201Pyin-Oo-Lwin     
100202Madaya     
100203Singu     
100204Mogok     
100205Thabeikkyin     
1003Kyaukse 4,157.1 785,567 
100301Kyaukse     
100302Sinkaing     
100303Myittha     
100304Tada-U     
1004Myingyan 6,416.2 1,564,052 
100401Myingyan     
100402Taungtha     
100403Natogyi     
100404Kyaukpadaung     
100405Ngazun     
1005Nyaung-U 1,483.4 313,921 
100501Nyaung-U     
1006Yamethin 10,878.0 1,488,853 
100601Yamethin     
100602Pyawbwe     
100603Tatkon     
100604Pyinmana     
100605Leway     
1007Meiktila 5,789.2 1,167,241 
100701Meiktila     
100702Mahlaing     
100703Thazi     
100704Wundwin     
09Sagaing Divisionစစ်ကိုင်းတိုင်းဒေသကြီးSagaing [စစ်ကိုင်းမြို့]93,704.83,825,1585,655,0005,320,299
501Sagaing 2,483.2 652,591 
50101Sagaing   347,255 
50102Myinmu   144,783 
50103Myaung   160,553 
502Shwebo 14,876.8 1,583,201 
50201Shwebo   306,553 
50202Khin-U   171,200 
50203Wetlet   254,349 
50204Kanbalu   272,136 
50205Kyunhla   76,986 
50206Ye-U   150,543 
50207Debayin   161,179 
50208Taze   190,255 
503Monywa 10,041.8 1,480,793 
50301Monywa   360,553 
50302Budalin   166,713 
50303Ayadaw   213,364 
50304Chaung-U   122,790 
50305Yinmabin   152,298 
50306Kani   148,345 
50307Salingyi   156,490 
50308Pale   160,240 
504Katha 15,862.3 784,628 
50401Katha   140,614 
50402Indaw   119,340 
50403Htigyaint   108,449 
50404Banmauk   91,337 
50405Kawlin   135,504 
50406Wuntho   72,045 
50407Pinlebu   117,339 
505Kalemyo 8,642.0 455,414 
50501Kalemyo   278,702 
50502Kalewa   63,722 
50503Mingin   112,990 
506Tamu 1,325.3 84,883 
50601Tamu   84,883 
507Mawlaik 7,683.8 161,096 
50701Mawlaik   54,040 
50702Phaungpyin   107,056 
508Hkamti 32,789.5 332,429 
50801Hkamti   35,737 
50802Homalin   164,271 
50803Leshi   66,537 
50804Lahe   48,087 
50805Nanyun   17,797 
10Magwe Division (Magway)မကွေးတိုင်းဒေသကြီးMagwe [မကွေးမြို့]44,820.63,243,1664,873,0003,912,711
901Magwe 9,629.6 1,576,290 
90101Magwe   338,966 
90102Yenangyaung   276,966 
90103Chauk   220,697 
90104Taungdwingyi   283,128 
90105Myothit   182,140 
90106Natmauk   274,393 
902Minbu 9,313.7 776,550 
90201Minbu   199,947 
90202Pwinbyu   194,526 
90203Ngaphe   48,690 
90204Salin   281,492 
90205Setoktara   51,895 
903Thayet 11,971.5 831,616 
90301Thayet   136,457 
90302Minhla   136,425 
90303Mindon   79,300 
90304Kamma   96,464 
90305Aunglan   255,437 
90306Sinbaungwe   127,533 
904Pakokku 8,327.6 1,299,360 
90401Pakokku   378,604 
90402Yesagyo   310,844 
90403Myaing   308,200 
90404Pauk   188,084 
90405Seikphyu   113,628 
905Gangaw 5,578.2 287,089 
90501Gangaw   134,701 
90502Htilin   70,378 
90503Saw   82,010 
11Bago Division (Pegu)ပဲခူးတိုင်းဒေသကြီးBago [ပဲခူးမြို့]39,402.33,799,7915,327,0004,863,455
701Bago 13,854.8 1,775,419 
70101Bago   434,026 
70102Thanatpin   168,210 
70103Kawa   231,840 
70104Waw   202,602 
70105Nyaunglebin   226,382 
70106Kyauktaga   228,352 
70107Daik-U   207,409 
70108Shwegyin   76,598 
702Taungoo 10,644.9 1,063,798 
70201Taungoo   237,669 
70202Yedashe   190,133 
70203Kyaukkyi   106,700 
70204Pyu   267,736 
70205Oktwin   147,262 
70206Htantabin   114,298 
801Pyay 7,641.9 1,050,622 
80101Pyay   247,736 
80102Paukkhaung   121,472 
80103Padaung   180,056 
80104Paungde   166,233 
80105Thegon   164,326 
80106Shwedaung   170,799 
802Thayarwaddy 7,260.7 1,296,780 
80201Thayarwaddy   180,819 
80202Letpandan   218,835 
80203Minhla   148,859 
80204Ok-po   147,994 
80205Zigon   87,346 
80206Nattalin   203,735 
80207Monyo   166,624 
80208Gyobingauk   142,568 
12Yangon Divisionရန်ကုန်တိုင်းဒေသကြီးYangon [ရန်ကုန်]10,276.73,965,9166,056,0007,355,075
1301Yangon(N) 4,683.5 1,577,760 
130101Insein   256,687 
130102Mingaladon   182,521 
130103Hmawbi   159,745 
130104Hlegu   179,955 
130105Taikkyi   259,143 
130106Htantabin   143,245 
130107Shwepyitha   183,799 
130108Hlinethaya   212,665 
1302Yangon(E) 364.1 1,986,875 
130201Tingankyun     
130202Yangon     
130203Taungokklalar     
130204Myaunkokkalar     
130205Thakeda     
130206Dawbon     
130207Thamwe     
130208Pazundaung     
130209Batahtaung     
130210Dagonmyothit(S)     
130211Dagonmyothit(N)     
130212Dagonmyothit(E)     
130213Dagonmyothit(Seikkan)     
130214Mingalartaungnyunt     
1303Yangon(S) 5,052.8 1,355,205 
130301Tanyin   171,716 
130302Kyauktan   167,255 
130303Thongwa   183,066 
130304Kayan   190,907 
130305Twantay   264,992 
130306Kawhmu   127,906 
130307Kungyangon   139,671 
130308Dalla   82,403 
130309Seikkyi Khanaungto   27,289 
1304Yangon(W) 176.4 1,009,475 
130401Kyauktada     
130402Pabedan     
130403Lanmadaw     
130404Latha     
130405Along     
130406Kyimyintdaing     
130407Sanchaung     
130408Hlaingbwe     
130409Kamayut     
130410Mayangone     
130411Dagon     
130412Bahan     
130413Seikkan     
13Ayeyarwady Divisionဧရာဝတီတိုင်းဒေသကြီးPathein [ပုသိမ်မြို့]35,031.84,994,0617,184,0006,175,123
1701Pathein 10,899.8 1,802,450 
170101Pathein   340,052 
170102Kangyidaung   225,381 
170103Thabaung   183,177 
170104Ngapudaw   323,741 
170105Kyonpyaw   291,632 
170106Yekyi   260,553 
170107Kyaunggon   177,914 
1702Hinthada 6,985.9 1,562,183 
170201Hinthada   447,852 
170202Zalun   243,934 
170203Laymyethnar   143,938 
170204Myanaung   297,493 
170205Kyangin   128,864 
170206Ingapu   300,102 
1703Myaungmya 7,346.4 1,609,629 
170301Myaungmya   388,497 
170302Einme   205,997 
170303Labutta   343,068 
170304Wakema   350,779 
170305Mawlamyinegyunn   321,288 
1704Maubin 4,277.3 1,095,710 
170401Maubin   362,889 
170402Pantanaw   269,305 
170403Nyaungdon   235,223 
170404Danubyu   228,293 
1705Pyapon 5,522.4 1,113,569 
170501Pyapon   241,303 
170502Bogale   423,202 
170503Kyaiklat   209,792 
170504Dedaye   239,272 
14Tanintharyi Divisionတနင်္သာရီတိုင်းဒေသကြီးDawei [ထားဝယ်မြို့]43,344.9913,9431,455,0001,406,434
601Dawei 14,004.3 672,379 
60101Dawei     
60102Launglon     
60103Thayetchaung     
60104Yebyu     
602Myeik 20,157.9 654,599 
60201Myeik     
60202Myeik   107,388 
60203Palaw     
60204Tanintharyi     
603Kawthoung 9,182.8 128,120 
60301Kawthoung     
60302Bokpyin     
15Nay Pyi Taw Union Territoryနေပြည်တော် ပြည်တောင်စုနယ်မြေNay Pyi Taw [နေပြည်တော်]   1,158,367
 total  676,577.534,124,90852,171,00051,419,420
source: 1983 and 2012 Department of Population, Myanmar.
source: 2002 level 1: Department of Population, Myanmar.
source: level 2 and level 3 data gathered from Digital Agricultural Atlas, FAO. (Some data doesn't seem complete, like in the case of Sittwe district)
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.
note: 1983 census total includes 7710 Burmese nationals abroad.

Main cities

namenative namepopulation
1983-03-31
population
2014-03-30
prelim. census
Yangonရန်ကုန်2,513,0235,209,541
Mandalayမန္တလေး532,9491,225,133
Nay Pyi Tawနေပြည်တော်..1,158,367
Mawlamyineမော်လမြိုင်မြို့219,961..
Bagoပဲခူးမြို့150,528..
Patheinပုသိမ်မြို့144,096..
Taunggyiတောင်ကြီးမြို့108,231..
Sittweစစ်တွေမြို့107,620..
Monywaမုံရွာမြို့106,843..
source: 1983 - United Nations Statistics Division.
source: 2014 - Central Census Committee, Myanmar.