Government Preliminary results of the 2015 Population Census We publish the preliminary results of the 2015 Population Census of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, prepared by the Government of Equatorial Guinea, through the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Public Investments, the Directorate General of Statistics and National Accounts (INEGE) in coordination with the collaboration of other national and international entities.

24/09/2015

In 2013 the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Public Investments of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea assumes as an action of national interest to drive the planning, development and the execution of the National Project of the 2015 Population Census, in accordance with the Presidential Decree number 11/2011 dated January 24, which orders the issue of the 4th General Population and Housing Census, the 1st General Census of Agriculture and the Active Population, Training and Employment Survey in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.

During the preparation of this census, of which preliminary data have been presented (while awaiting to complement it with the results of some of the parts of the census that have not yet been finalized), the good coordination existing among the different organizations and entities that have participated in the works of the National Project of the 2015 Population Census must be underscored. Along with the national entities such as the National Commission of the Census; the Provincial, District and Municipal Committees; the National Technical Census Committee, etc., the United Nations agencies that have collaborated in its execution must also be highlighted.

One of the most important aspects has been, on this occasion, the census mapping, since it was intended to make known the population, but also the settlement, that is, where the population is settled, the distances between the population centers, the size and density of the areas, etc.

The preliminary results of the 2015 Population Census, on the surveys made throughout the territory of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea show the following data: Total resident population: 1,222,442

Total resident male population: 651,820

Total resident female population: 570,622

Number of homes: 262,157

Average size of the homes (persons/home): 4.7

Population density (persons/km²): 45

Total Population per region

Island Region: 339,695 (27.8%)

Continental Region: 882,747 (72.2%)

Population by gender

Males: 651,820 (53.3%)

Females: 570,622 (46.7%)

These and other data can be consulted in the document that we publish attached to this article 2015 POPULATION CENSUS. Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Preliminary Results.

Source: Ministry of Economy, Planning and Public Investments
Data: Clemente Ela Ondo Onguene (D. G. Base Internet)
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