Population Projections for the Period of 2013 to 2035 at National Level

This report presents population projections for the period of 2013 to 2035 at National level, Tanzania Mainland and Tanzania Zanzibar. The report gives fertility, mortality, migration and HIV/AIDS assumptions used, and presents demographic and socio-economic future trends for Tanzania, Tanzania Mainland and Tanzania Zanzibar. The results include estimated total population by sex in single years and five-year age groups as well as the summary of demographic indicators. 

For the period of 2013 to 2035, it is assumed that the population growth of the country will decrease. The national projections show that the Tanzania population growth rate will decrease from 3.1 percent in 2013 (with a population of 46,356,279) to 2.8 percent in 2035 (with a population of 89,204,781). For the Tanzania Mainland population growth rate will also decrease from 3.1 in 2013 (with a population of 45,007,503) to 2.8 percent in 2035 (with a population of 86,871,546). In Tanzania Zanzibar, the population growth rate will decrease from 3.4 percent in 2013 (with a population of 1,348,776) to 1.9 percent in 2035 (with a population of 2,333,235). As for mortality, Infant Mortality Rates (IMRs) in Tanzania and Tanzania Mainland are expected to decline for both sexes from 43 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2013 to 13 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2035. For Tanzania Zanzibar, IMR is projected to decline from 38 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2013 to 13 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2035.

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