Zanzibar Population 2021

734,832
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Zanzibar's 2021 population is now estimated at 734,832. In 1950, the population of Zanzibar was 53,530. Zanzibar has grown by 29,754 since 2015, which represents a 4.22% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Zanzibar, which typically includes Zanzibar's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Zanzibar Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20351,358,8034.26%55,571
20341,303,2324.34%54,156
20331,249,0764.41%52,701
20321,196,3754.47%51,174
20311,145,2014.53%49,628
20301,095,5734.58%48,004
20291,047,5694.62%46,290
20281,001,2794.65%44,446
2027956,8334.65%42,482
2026914,3514.62%40,369
2025873,9824.56%38,132
2024835,8504.48%35,840
2023800,0104.39%33,618
2022766,3924.29%31,560
2021734,8324.22%29,754
2020705,0784.18%28,264
2019676,8144.15%26,977
2018649,8374.53%28,179
2017621,6584.53%26,958
2016594,7004.53%25,788
2015568,9124.53%24,671
2014544,2414.53%23,601
2013520,6404.53%22,576
2012498,0644.55%21,656
2011476,4084.54%20,686
2010455,7224.54%19,789
2009435,9334.53%18,903
2008417,0304.55%18,133
2007398,8974.54%17,321
2006381,5764.54%16,569
2005365,0074.53%15,828
2004349,1794.55%15,182
2003333,9974.60%14,682
2002319,3155.23%15,878
2001303,4375.23%15,068
2000288,3695.24%14,359
1999274,0105.23%13,625
1998260,3855.23%12,948
1997247,4375.23%12,287
1996235,1505.24%11,708
1995223,4425.23%11,111
1994212,3315.23%10,558
1993201,7735.23%10,020
1992191,7535.24%9,548
1991182,2055.23%9,060
1990173,1455.23%8,609
1989164,5364.97%7,786
1988156,7503.62%5,470
1987151,2803.61%5,273
1986146,0073.61%5,089
1985140,9183.61%4,905
1984136,0133.62%4,747
1983131,2663.61%4,575
1982126,6913.61%4,415
1981122,2763.61%4,256
1980118,0203.62%4,119
1979113,9013.50%3,856
1978110,0452.91%3,116
1977106,9292.91%3,023
1976103,9062.92%2,946
1975100,9602.91%2,859
197498,1012.91%2,777
197395,3242.91%2,696
197292,6282.92%2,626
197190,0022.91%2,548
197087,4542.91%2,476
196984,9782.91%2,403
196882,5752.79%2,239
196780,3362.06%1,620
196678,7162.06%1,589
196577,1272.06%1,554
196475,5732.06%1,527
196374,0462.06%1,493
196272,5532.06%1,464
196171,0892.06%1,433
196069,6562.06%1,407
195968,2492.06%1,377
195866,8722.06%1,350
195765,5222.80%1,782
195663,7402.96%1,830
195561,9102.95%1,775
195460,1352.95%1,724
195358,4112.95%1,672
195256,7392.96%1,629
195155,1102.95%1,580
195053,5300.00%

Zanzibar Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
Dar Es Salaam7,046,8925.15%
Mwanza1,182,0115.50%
Zanzibar734,8324.22%
Mbeya592,5794.68%
Arusha504,8572.42%
Morogoro423,8083.69%
Songea375,5686.46%

Other Cities in Tanzania

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations

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