Population and censuses


In 2014, Myanmar carried out its latest Population and Housing Census, the first to be conducted in three decades. The 2014 census shows that the country had over 51.4 million inhabitants at the time of the survey. Of these, over 24.8 million were males and ...


Migrant workers from Laos and Myanmar line up to collect donations after the 2011 floods. Photo by ILO in Asia and the Pacific, Flickr, taken 25 November 2011. Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.Migration between Myanmar and the other states of the Greater Mekong Sub region ...

Population and censuses

Students return home from school in Tachilek, Myanmar. Photo by United Nations Photo, via Flickr. Licensed under CC-BY-ND-2.0.PopulationThe 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census show that Myanmar’s total population was 51.48 million. This number includes an estimated 1.2 million people who were not enumerated in ...

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