More than half of Angola’s population will live in urban centres in 2017

30 December 2016

More than 17 million people, about 60% of Angola’s population in 2017, will reside in urban centres, according to estimates from the National Statistics Institute (INE) in the study entitled Projected Population of Angola 2014-2050.

In turn, the rural population will be 10.35 million, and INE reported that the male population will be around 5 million people.

Overall, the population of Angola is expected to reach 28.36 million people in 2017, and the male population will be composed of 13.4 million people.

For this study, INE with the collaboration of the Ministry of Health, technical assistance from UNICEF, ICF International, through the Programme of Demographic and Health Surveys – DHS and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

The Projected Population Angola 2014-2050 study estimates that the country’s population will be 67.92 million inhabitants at the end of the period. (macauhub)