Preliminary figures from Angola’s population census announced in September

16 July 2014

The Central Office of the Angolan Census has announced plans to present preliminary figures in September from the General Population and Housing census carried out from 16 to 31 May.

The Angolan population is estimated to total 21 million people. The census is expected to cost US$200 million.

The last Angolan population census, before this ear, was carried out in 1973 during the colonial period. (macauhub /AO)