Tanzania Population 2022


Tanzania map
  • The current population of Tanzania is estimated at 63,827,626 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Tanzania represent 0.80% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Tanzania is 47.5 inhabitants per km2.
  • Tanzania is located in Africa.
  • Tanzania ranks number 24 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Tanzania is -6.226163. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 35.755932.
  • The median age in Tanzania is 18.0 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Tanzania is 40,000 TZS per month, around USD $20.0 per month in 2022.
  • The countries that Tanzania shares its land boundary with are Kenya and Uganda to the north, Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia to the south and southwest, and Burundi and Rwanda to the west. The Indian Ocean and Lake Victoria lies to the east, Lake Nyasa to the south and Lake Tanganyika to the west.

Tanzania

Official name United Republic of Tanzania
Location Africa
Capital Dodoma
Population 63,582,799 (as of August 2022)
Population density 47.5/km2
Population growth rate 2.92% (in 2022)
Area 947,303 km2 (365,755.58 sq mi)
Official language Swahili and English
Currency Tanzanian shilling (TZS)
Life expectancy 2022 est. - 65.9 years
Internet TLD .tz
Call code +255

Cities in Tanzania ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Tanzania. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Tanzania

# City Population 2022
1 Dar es Salaam 2,702,430
2 Mwanza 439,422
3 Zanzibar 406,887
4 Arusha 342,535
5 Mbeya 294,128
6 Morogoro 252,257
7 Tanga 226,653
8 Dodoma 181,859
9 Kigoma 165,697
10 Moshi 157,618
11 Tabora 146,135
12 Songea 127,435
13 Musoma 121,846
14 Iringa 112,681
15 Katumba 109,144
16 Shinyanga 107,931
17 Mtwara 97,037
18 Ushirombo 95,660
19 Kilosa 92,578
20 Sumbawanga 90,106
21 Bagamoyo 83,110
22 Mpanda 73,881
23 Bukoba 71,320
24 Singida 62,956
25 Uyovu 61,482
26 Bunda 58,968
27 Makumbako 53,475
28 Buseresere 53,335
29 Merelani 50,360
30 Katoro 50,069
31 Ifakara 50,008
32 Njombe 47,056
33 Lindi 42,306
34 Vwawa 40,550
35 Geita 40,408
36 Nguruka 39,495
37 Newala Kisimani 38,514
38 Geiro 38,281
39 Kidatu 37,910
40 Kasulu 37,708
41 Tunduma 36,889
42 Masasi 36,345
43 Kidodi 36,273
44 Kahama 36,266
45 Igunga 35,947
46 Misungwi 35,825
47 Mlimba 35,341
48 Mafinga 35,311
49 Masumbwe 35,055
50 Chalinze 34,630
51 Babati 34,538
52 Biharamulo 34,406
53 Somanda 34,305
54 Bariadi 34,170
55 Tarime 33,392
56 Kirando 33,346
57 Tumbi 33,183
58 Bugarama 32,738
59 Mvomero 31,612
60 Chanika 31,217
61 Kyela 30,948
62 Kibiti 30,425
63 Kisesa 30,042
64 Lukuledi 30,005
65 Mlandizi 29,632
66 Ilula 29,511
67 Rujewa 29,468
68 Kibondo 28,961
69 Tukuyu 28,693
70 Namanyere 28,526
71 Mkuranga 28,331
72 Bungu 28,085
73 Chato 28,076
74 Kasamwa 27,908
75 Sikonge 27,335
76 Malinyi 27,241
77 Mtinko 26,979
78 Maramba 26,823
79 Nzega 26,794
80 Wete 26,675
81 Magugu 26,319
82 Sokoni 26,002
83 Sepuka 25,857
84 Mbinga 25,378
85 Luchingu 25,356
86 Igurusi 25,230
87 Chimala 24,998
88 Shelui 24,991
89 Kakonko 24,903
90 Uvinza 24,874
91 Nyalikungu 24,845
92 Sirari 24,524
93 Lushoto 24,424
94 Matai 24,246
95 Urambo 23,983
96 Old Shinyanga 23,963
97 Mgandu 23,905
98 Kibaha 23,831
99 Songwa 23,831
100 Kiomboi 23,700

Other Countries from Africa Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Nigeria 216,850,785 218/km2
Ethiopia 119,814,176 93/km2
Democratic Republic of the Congo 105,404,210 46/km2
Egypt 105,191,099 102/km2
Tanzania 63,582,799 47.5/km2
South Africa 60,839,972 42/km2
Kenya 55,839,697 78/km2
Uganda 49,130,208 161.1/km2
Sudan 46,010,693 21/km2
Algeria 45,433,964 17.9/km2
Morocco 37,722,619 50.1/km2
Angola 33,103,620 25/km2
Mozambique 33,099,311 28.9/km2
Ghana 32,257,331 102/km2
Madagascar 29,098,694 35.6/km2
Ivory Coast 27,485,355 64/km2
Cameroon 27,395,781 39.9/km2
Niger 26,010,912 12.2/km2
Burkina Faso 22,081,135 65/km2
Mali 21,396,790 11.8/km2