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 28,921,000
1983-03-31 35,307,913

General Information


Official name the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Official name [native] ပည္ေထာင္စုမန္မာနုိင္ငံေတာ္္ [Pyidaungzu Myanma Naingngandaw] «Burmese»
Capital Nay Pyi Taw
Capital [native] နေပြည်တော် [Nay Pyi Taw] «Burmese»
Region South-eastern Asia
ISO code MM
Statistical agency Central Statistical Organization

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/divisioncapitalarea (sq.km.)population
1983-03-31
census
population
2002
estimate
01Kachin StateMyitkyina89,041.8819,0001,364,000
02Kayah StateLoikaw11,731.5160,000293,000
03Kayin StateHpa-an30,382.8633,0001,575,000
04Chin StateHaka36,018.8368,900495,000
05Sagaing DivisionSagaing93,704.83,825,0005,655,000
06Taninthayi DivisionDawei43,344.9914,0001,455,000
07Bago DivisionBago39,402.33,799,8005,327,000
08Magway DivisionMagway44,820.63,243,2004,873,000
09Mandalay DivisionMandalay37,945.64,577,8007,246,000
10Mon StateMawlamyine12,296.61,680,2002,672,000
11Rakhine StateSittwe36,778.02,045,6002,915,000
12Yangon DivisionYangon10,276.73,965,9006,056,000
13Shan StateTaunggyi155,801.33,090,0005,061,000
14Ayeyawady DivisionPathein35,031.84,994,1007,184,000
 total 676,577.534,125,00052,171,000
source: 1983: Central Statistical Organization, 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)

Expanded administrative units

codestate/division
district
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1983-03-31
census
population
2002
estimate
01Kachin StateMyitkyina89,041.8819,0001,364,000
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 StateLoikaw11,731.5160,000293,000
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 StateHpa-an30,382.8633,0001,575,000
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 StateHaka36,018.8368,900495,000
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
05Sagaing DivisionSagaing93,704.83,825,0005,655,000
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
06Taninthayi DivisionDawei43,344.9914,0001,455,000
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    
07Bago DivisionBago39,402.33,799,8005,327,000
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
08Magway DivisionMagway44,820.63,243,2004,873,000
901Magway 9,629.6 1,576,290
90101Magway   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
09Mandalay DivisionMandalay37,945.64,577,8007,246,000
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    
10Mon StateMawlamyine12,296.61,680,2002,672,000
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
11Rakhine StateSittwe36,778.02,045,6002,915,000
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
12Yangon DivisionYangon10,276.73,965,9006,056,000
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    
13Shan StateTaunggyi155,801.33,090,0005,061,000
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
14Ayeyawady DivisionPathein35,031.84,994,1007,184,000
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
 total 676,577.534,125,00052,171,000
source: 1983: Central Statistical Organization, 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)

Main cities

namepopulation
1983-03-31
Yangon2,513,023
Mandalay532,949
Mawlamyine219,961
Bago150,528
Pathein144,096
Taunggyi108,231
Sittwe107,620
Monywa106,843
source: United Nations Statistics Division.