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Population censuses are the main sources of demographic data in general and information on population size, distribution and growth rate in particular. Other sources may include various surveys, Birth and Death Registration and Administrative Records.

POPULATION SIZE, GROWTH AND FERTILITY

Population of Alebtong District and Growth rates as Compared to the Northern Region by year

 

Population

Projection

Year

1980

1991

2002

2012

Population

82,326

112,584

163,047              

226,000

Growth rates

2.4

2.5

2.6

3.2

Regional Population Total

2,424,242

3,151,955

5,363,669

7,971,700

Growth rates for the Northern  Region

 

2.7

4.5

3.2

National Population Growth rate

2.7

2.5

3.2

3.2

Source: UBOS