YANGON (Eleven Media Group/ANN): According to data available Monday which was collected based on the 2014 Population and Household Census, Myanmar has an estimated 56.2 million people — more than 26 million men and more than 29 million women, the Ministry of Information has reported.
Each year, the Ministry of Immigration and Population issues an annual estimated population census to be used as a reference in adopting State policies and projects by the government and departmental organizations.
The census lists are made based on the 2014 Population and Household Census.
The country’s estimated population was 56.2 million on October 1, 2023, the middle of the current 2023-2024 financial year.
According to the data available on that day, there are two million men and women in Kachin State, 0.4 million in Kayah State, 1.6 million in Kayin State, 0.5 million in Chin State, 5.7 million in Sagaing Region, 1.6 million in Taninthayi Region, 5 million in Bago Region, 3.9 million in Magway Region, 6.8 million in Mandalay Region, 1.9 million in Mon State, 3.4 million in Rakhine State, 9 million in Yangon Region, 6.8 million in Shan State, 6.2 million in Ayeyawady Region, and 1.4 million in the Nay Pyi Taw Council area.
Therefore, the country's total population has reached 56.2 million, the Ministry of Information reported. - Eleven Media Group/ANN