The population of Tanzania grew by 10.5 million people in the last decade. That is a 30.4% increase in ten years, or an annual rate of 2.7%, one of the highest in the world.
PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete announced the 2012 Population and Housing Census preliminary results showed that the population has reached 44,929,002 in total.
He said that the number of Mainlanders is 43,625,434 while that of Zanzibaris stands at 1,303,560. The last Population and Housing Census conducted in 2002 showed that the population was 34,443,603. President Kikwete noted that in the last ten years the population has increased by 10.5 million people. READ MORE.