Congo (the)

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 807,726
1960 1,013,581
1970 1,335,090
1980 1,796,412
1990 2,383,283
2000 3,126,204
2010 4,111,715
2020 5,267,739
2025 5,970,106
2050 10,576,956
2075 16,159,302
2100 21,322,066
source: UN - WPP 2012 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the Republic of the Congo
Capital Brazzaville
Region Middle Africa
ISO code CG
Statistical agency Centre National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (CNSEE)


Administrative units

codedépartment/communecapitalarea in
sq.km.
population
1984-12-31
census
population
2007-04-28
census
population
2010-01-01
projection
01Département du KouilouHinda13,65074,87091,95584,165
02Département du NiariDolisie25,942110,003231,271255,120
03Département de la LékoumouSibiti20,95068,28796,39385,617
04Département de la BouenzaMadingou12,265150,603309,073319,570
05Département du PoolKinkala33,955184,263236,595436,786
06Département des PlateauxDjambala38,400109,663174,591192,596
07Département de la CuvetteOwando48,25093,063156,044152,433
08Département de la Cuvette-OuestEwo26,60042,68172,99959,728
09Département de la SanghaOuesso55,80034,21385,73881,326
10Département de la LikoualaImpfondo66,04449,505154,11597,206
11Commune de Brazzaville-100585,8121,373,3821,408,150
12Commune de Pointe-Noire-44294,203715,334829,134
 total 342,0002,694,2003,697,4904,001,831
source: Centre National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (CNSEE), Congo.
note: Dolisie, Mossendjo (both in Niari), Nyaki (Bouenza) and Ouesso (Sangha) are autonomous communes within their departments on a separate level as the districts. Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire communes are on the same level as the departments.

Main cities

namepopulation
2007-04-28
census
population
2010-01-01
estimate
latitude /
longitude
Brazzaville1,373,3821,408,150-4.24/15.20
Pointe-Noire715,334829,134 
Dolisie83,798128,032 
source: Centre National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (CNSEE), Congo.