Sao Tome and Principe

Census Results


1940-xx-xx 60,490
1950-12-15 60,158
1960-12-15 64,263
1970-09-30 73,800
1981-08-15 96,611
1991-08-04 117,504
2001-08-25 137,599
2012-05-13 187,356

General Information


Official name the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
Official name [native] República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe (a) «Portuguese»
Capital Sao Tome
Capital [native] São Tomé «Portuguese»
Region Middle Africa
ISO code ST
Statistical agency Instituto Nacional de Estatística

Name in Chinese 圣多美和普林西比民主共和国
Name in Arabic جمهورية سان تومي وبرينسيبي الديمقراطية
Name in Spanish la República Democrática de Santo Tomé y Príncipe
Name in Russian Демократическая Республика Сан-Томе и Принсипи
Name in French la République démocratique de Sao Tomé-et-Principe

Administrative units

region
district
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1991-08-04
census
population
2001-08-25
census
population
2012-05-13
census
Província São ToméSão Tomé859112,033131,633179,814
Água Grande, distritoSão Tomé1742,33151,88673,091
Cantagalo, distritoSantana11911,43313,25818,194
Caué, distritoSão João dos Angolares2675,3225,5016,887
Lembá, distritoNeves2309,01610,69615,370
Lobata, distritoGuadalupe10514,17315,18720,007
Mé-Zóchi, distritoTrindade12229,75835,10546,265
Província PrincipeSanto António do Príncipe1425,4715,9667,542
Pagué, distritoSanto António do Príncipe1425,4715,9667,542
total 1,001117,504137,599187,356
source: Instituto Nacional de Estatística, São Tomé and Príncipe.

Expanded administrative units

region
district
subdistrict
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1991-08-04
census
population
2001-08-25
census
population
2012-05-13
census
Província São ToméSão Tomé859112,033131,633179,814
Água Grande, distritoSão Tomé1742,33151,88673,091
Pantufo, Subdistrito    3,510
São Tomé, Subdistrito    69,581
Cantagalo, distritoSantana11911,43313,25818,194
Ribeira Afonso, Subdistrito    6,643
Santana, Subdistrito    11,551
Caué, distritoSão João dos Angolares2675,3225,5016,887
Malanza, Subdistrito    1,914
São João dos Angolares, Subdistrito    4,973
Lembá, distritoNeves2309,01610,69615,370
Neves, Subdistrito    12,205
Santa Catarina, Subdistrito    3,165
Lobata, distritoGuadalupe10514,17315,18720,007
Conde, Subdistrito    2,789
Guadelupe, Subdistrito    7,197
Micoló, Subdistrito    2,179
Santo Amaro, Subdistrito    7,842
Mé-Zóchi, distritoTrindade12229,75835,10546,265
Almas, Subdistrito    5,853
Bombom, Subdistrito    10,028
Caixão Grande, Subdistrito    7,335
Madalena, Subdistrito    3,390
Trindade, Subdistrito    19,659
Província PrincipeSanto António do Príncipe1425,4715,9667,542
Pagué, distritoSanto António do Príncipe1425,4715,9667,542
Santo António, Subdistrito 1425,4715,9667,542
total 1,001117,504137,599187,356
source: Instituto Nacional de Estatística, São Tomé and Príncipe.

Main cities

namepopulation
2001-08-25
census
São Tomé49,957
Trindade19,234
Neves8,497
source: Instituto Nacional de Estatística, São Tomé and Príncipe.