Vanuatu

Census Results


1967-05-28 76,582
1979-01-15 111,251
1989-05-16 142,419
1999-11-16 186,678
2009-11-16 234,023

General Information


Official name the Republic of Vanuatu
Official name [native] Ripablik blong Vanuatu «Bislama»
the Republic of Vanuatu «English»
la République de Vanuatu  «French»
Capital Port Vila
Capital [native] Port Vila «Bislama»
Port Vila «English»
Port-Vila «French»
Region Melanesia
ISO code VU
Statistical agency Vanuatu National Statistics Office (VNSO)

Name in Chinese 瓦努阿图共和国
Name in Arabic جمهورية فانواتو
Name in Spanish la República de Vanuatu
Name in Russian Республика Вануату
Name in French la République de Vanuatu

Administrative units

provincecapitalarea (sq.km.)population
1989-05-16
census
population
1999-11-16
census
population
2009-11-16
census
Malampa ProvinceLakatoro2,77928,17432,70536,722
Penama ProvinceLongana1,19822,28126,64630,819
Sanma ProvinceLuganville4,24825,54236,08445,860
Shefa ProvincePort Vila1,45538,02354,43978,723
Tafea ProvinceIsangel1,62822,41429,04732,540
Torba ProvinceSola8825,9857,7579,359
total 12,190142,419186,678234,023
source: Vanuatu Statistics Office.

Expanded administrative units

province
island
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1989-05-16
census
population
1999-11-16
census
population
2009-11-16
census
Malampa ProvinceLakatoro2,77928,17432,70536,722
Akhamb   567646
Ambrym   7,3697,275
Arseo   2900
Atchin   761738
Avock   169241
Khoti   014
Lopevi   10
Malekula   18,98422,934
Maskelynes   9441,022
Norsup   9288
Paama   1,6331,627
Rano   273304
Tomman   244253
Uri   6628
Uripiv   444384
Vao   667898
Wala   201270
Penama ProvinceLongana1,19822,28126,64630,819
Ambae   9,41810,407
Maewo   3,1713,569
Pentecost   14,05716,843
Sanma ProvinceLuganville4,24825,54236,08445,860
Aese   20
Aore   442556
Araki   98140
Bokissa   3056
Malo   3,5324,273
Malokilikili   1519
Mavea   172207
Santo   30,90039,606
Tangoa   373394
Tutuba   518609
Urelapa   20
Shefa ProvincePort Vila1,45538,02354,43978,723
Buninga   160144
Efate   42,12865,829
Emae   850743
Emau   705602
Epi   4,5545,207
Ifira   983811
Lamen   410440
Lelepa   350387
Makira   132106
Mataso   10174
Moso   234237
Nguna   9591,255
Pele   220321
Tongariki   256267
Tongoa   2,3972,300
Tafea ProvinceIsangel1,62822,41429,04732,540
Aneityum   821915
Aniwa   424341
Erromango   1,5601,950
Futuna   402535
Tanna   25,84028,799
Torba ProvinceSola8825,9857,7579,359
Gaua   2,0312,491
Hiu   200269
Kwakea   026
Loh   139210
Merelava   750647
Merig   1912
Metoma   1013
Mota   686683
Motalava   1,1461,451
Rah   143189
Tegua   3958
Toga   298276
Ureparapara   363437
Vanualava   1,9332,597
total 12,190142,419186,678234,023
source: Vanuatu Statistics Office.

Main cities

namepopulation
1989-05-16
census
population
1999-11-16
census
population
2009-11-16
census
Vila18,90529,35644,040
Luganville6,96510,73813,167
source: Vanuatu Statistics Office.