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Ecuador: Administrative Division

Contents: Provinces and Cantons

The population of the provinces and cantons of Ecuador according to official projections.

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NameStatusPopulation
Projection
2011-07-01
Population
Projection
2015-07-01
Population
Projection
2019-07-01
Azuay (Asway)Province753,500810,400867,200
Camilo Ponce EnríquezCanton23,70028,79034,770
ChordelegCanton13,29014,15014,980
Cuenca (Tumipampa)Canton535,620580,710625,780
El Pan (Tanta)Canton3,1803,1503,110
GirónCanton13,20013,18013,070
Guachapala (Wachapala)Canton3,5903,7203,830
Gualaceo (Walasiyu)Canton44,99046,95048,700
NabónCanton16,69017,02017,250
OñaCanton3,7803,9404,090
Paute (Pawti)Canton26,85027,98028,990
Pucará (Pukara)Canton10,53010,60010,600
San FernandoCanton4,1804,1904,170
Santa IsabelCanton19,37020,12020,790
Sevilla de OroCanton6,2106,5306,820
Sígsig (Siksik)Canton28,33029,39030,300
BolívarProvince193,700201,500208,400
Caluma (Kaluma)Canton13,93015,05016,160
ChillanesCanton18,18017,65017,020
Chimbo (San José de Chimbo, Chimpu)Canton16,61017,02017,320
EcheandíaCanton12,79013,41013,960
Guaranda (Waranta)Canton97,120102,590107,590
Las Naves (Wampukuna)Canton6,4506,9007,330
San MiguelCanton28,61028,91029,010
Cañar (Kañar)Province240,200258,500276,800
Azogues (Asuwi)Canton74,70079,92085,030
BibliánCanton22,09022,89023,590
Cañar (Kañar)Canton63,01065,73068,190
DélegCanton6,4606,6306,760
El Tambo (Tampu)Canton10,14011,15012,200
La Troncal (Rirqay)Canton58,48066,27074,680
Suscal (Suskal)Canton5,3705,8706,390
Carchi (Karchi)Province173,400179,800185,500
BolívarCanton15,08015,33015,500
EspejoCanton14,01013,97013,860
MiraCanton12,73012,42012,070
MontúfarCanton32,14033,16034,030
San Pedro de Huaca (Waka)Canton8,0508,4608,840
Tulcán (Tulkan)Canton91,41096,440101,230
Chimborazo (Chimpurasu)Province481,500501,600519,800
Alausí (Alawsi)Canton45,99045,75045,230
Chambo (Champu)Canton12,47012,92013,300
ChunchiCanton13,22013,08012,860
Colta (Kulta)Canton46,84046,12045,130
Cumandá (Kumanta)Canton13,73015,54017,470
Guamote (Wamuti)Canton47,77052,40057,110
Guano (Wanu)Canton44,97046,65048,080
Pallatanga (Pallatanka)Canton12,07012,21012,270
Penipe (Pinipi)Canton7,0307,0306,980
Riobamba (Rispampa)Canton237,410249,890261,360
Cotopaxi (Kutupaksi)Province431,200457,400482,600
La ManáCanton44,82050,02055,500
Latacunga (Latakunka)Canton179,790191,540202,880
Pangua (Panwa)Canton23,06023,82024,470
Pujilí (Puhili)Canton72,63076,00079,060
SalcedoCanton61,22064,00066,520
Saquisilí (Sakisili)Canton26,75028,84030,910
Sigchos (Sikchus)Canton22,96023,19023,280
El Oro (Kuri)Province634,500671,800707,200
Arenillas (Arinillas)Canton28,44030,69032,920
Atahualpa (Atawallpa)Canton6,1306,2906,410
BalsasCanton7,3008,1409,010
ChillaCanton2,5902,5002,410
El Guabo (Wapu)Canton53,04057,74062,460
Huaquillas (Wakilla)Canton51,16055,30059,420
Las Lajas (Lajas)Canton5,0205,0104,980
MachalaCanton259,620273,390286,120
Marcabelí (Markawili)Canton5,7405,9906,210
PasajeCanton76,96081,88086,580
PiñasCanton27,41028,73029,930
PortoveloCanton12,86013,42013,910
Santa RosaCanton72,92077,19081,210
Zaruma (Saruma)Canton25,28025,54025,650
EsmeraldasProvince561,600599,800635,200
Atacames (Atakami)Canton43,95049,03054,200
Eloy AlfaroCanton41,67043,64045,270
EsmeraldasCanton198,770208,620216,900
La ConcordiaCanton45,19048,61051,810
Muisne (Muysni)Canton29,77030,53031,030
Quinindé (Kininti)Canton128,810136,930144,200
Río Verde (Wayllamayu)Canton28,21029,79031,160
San LorenzoCanton45,24052,63060,660
Galápagos (Yawatisuyu)Province26,60029,50032,300
IsabelaCanton2,3902,6903,000
San CristóbalCanton7,9008,6909,470
Santa Cruz (Santa Krus)Canton16,29018,07019,850
Guayas (Wayas)Province3,840,3004,086,1004,327,800
Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno (Juján)Canton26,62029,03031,490
BalaoCanton21,71023,74025,820
BalzarCanton56,57058,38059,920
ColimesCanton24,57025,35026,020
Coronel Marcelino MaridueñaCanton12,60012,88013,090
DauleCanton128,190147,220168,140
DuránCanton250,030278,300308,060
El EmpalmeCanton78,25081,92085,280
El TriunfoCanton47,47052,72058,220
General Antonio Elizalde (Bucay)Canton11,23012,09012,940
Guayaquil (Wayakil)Canton2,471,1802,589,2302,698,080
Isidro AyoraCanton11,53012,84014,230
Lomas de SargentilloCanton19,51021,55023,680
MilagroCanton175,530186,580197,250
NaranjalCanton73,31082,56092,470
NaranjitoCanton39,13041,31043,370
NobolCanton20,80023,22025,780
PalestinaCanton16,88017,62018,290
Pedro CarboCanton45,74048,51051,160
PlayasCanton44,64050,94057,820
Salitre (Urbina Jado)Canton60,30062,88065,220
SamborondónCanton72,22084,63098,640
San Jacinto de Yaguachi (Yaguachi, Yawachi)Canton64,48070,49076,650
Santa Lucía (Santa Lusiya)Canton40,91042,83044,590
Simón BolívarCanton26,93029,27031,630
Imbabura (Impapura)Province419,900445,200470,100
Antonio Ante (Hatuntaki)Canton46,01049,66053,380
Cotacachi (Kutakachi)Canton42,01043,09044,000
IbarraCanton191,290204,570217,860
Otavalo (Utawalu)Canton110,610117,430124,140
Pimampiro (Pimampiru)Canton13,55013,46013,320
San Miguel de Urcuquí (Urkuki)Canton16,46016,98017,440
LojaProvince473,300495,500516,200
CalvasCanton29,54029,68029,620
Catamayo (Katamayu)Canton32,34034,05035,600
CelicaCanton15,22015,70016,080
Chaguarpamba (Chawarpampa)Canton7,4507,1006,720
EspíndolaCanton15,43014,94014,370
GonzanamáCanton13,17012,19011,200
LojaCanton227,910248,470269,020
Macará (Makara)Canton19,95020,18020,270
OlmedoCanton5,0504,6804,310
PaltasCanton24,85024,34023,660
PindalCanton9,1509,78010,390
Puyango (Puyanku)Canton16,24016,17015,990
Quilanga (Kilanka)Canton4,5204,3904,240
Saraguro (Sarakuru)Canton31,75032,66033,370
SozorangaCanton7,7807,5107,200
ZapotilloCanton12,99013,62014,190
Los Ríos (Mayukuna)Province817,700865,300910,800
BabaCanton41,50042,51043,280
BabahoyoCanton161,230167,960173,920
Buena FéCanton66,82074,12081,710
Mocache (Mukachi)Canton40,23041,73043,030
MontalvoCanton25,40026,93028,370
PalenqueCanton23,30023,54023,630
Puebloviejo (Mawkallakta)Canton38,42041,26044,040
QuevedoCanton182,860196,770210,460
Quinsaloma (Kimsaluma)Canton17,36018,74020,090
UrdanetaCanton30,64031,62032,440
ValenciaCanton44,94049,20053,540
VentanasCanton69,74072,36074,630
VincesCanton75,25078,61081,630
Manabí (Manawi)Province1,436,3001,496,4001,549,800
BolívarCanton42,67044,12045,260
Chone (Chuni)Canton131,890132,140131,360
El CarmenCanton93,900101,780109,470
Flavio AlfaroCanton25,94025,10024,100
JamaCanton24,37025,25025,970
JaramijóCanton19,75023,34027,360
JipijapaCanton74,18074,75074,740
Junín (Hunin)Canton19,70019,40018,950
MantaCanton237,880250,500261,710
MontecristiCanton75,08088,600103,740
OlmedoCanton10,26010,28010,220
PajánCanton38,58038,10037,330
PedernalesCanton57,85060,57062,920
PichinchaCanton31,43030,75029,860
PortoviejoCanton293,850307,460319,190
Puerto LópezCanton21,53022,99024,360
RocafuerteCanton35,06036,22037,130
Santa AnaCanton49,35049,06048,380
San VicenteCanton23,08023,95024,650
SucreCanton59,80061,26062,260
TosaguaCanton40,13041,28042,130
Veinticuatro de Mayo (24 de Mayo)Canton29,99029,47028,730
Morona SantiagoProvince157,600175,100192,300
Gualaquiza (Walakisa)Canton18,11018,90019,460
Huamboya (Wampuya)Canton9,07010,51012,000
Limón IndanzaCanton10,22010,37010,370
LogroñoCanton6,1006,8007,480
Morona (Muruna)Canton44,02050,29056,680
Pablo Sexto (Pablo VI)Canton1,9602,3502,780
Palora (Palura)Canton7,3107,5507,700
San Juan BoscoCanton4,1504,5404,900
Santiago de MéndezCanton9,84010,46010,980
Sucúa (Sukuwa)Canton19,49021,49023,380
TaishaCanton19,75022,80025,970
TiwintzaCanton7,5309,00010,620
Napo (Napu)Province109,500120,100131,000
ArchidonaCanton26,41029,31032,310
Carlos Julio Arosemena TolaCanton3,8604,1304,400
El Chaco (Chaku)Canton8,4009,1709,950
QuijosCanton6,5106,6906,820
Tena (Tina)Canton64,33070,85077,500
OrellanaProvince140,700151,000159,500
Aguarico (Awariku)Canton4,8604,3203,770
Francisco de Orellana (Orellana)Canton75,50084,08091,930
La Joya de los SachasCanton38,49039,32039,420
Loreto (Luritu)Canton21,81023,26024,360
Pastaza (Pastasa)Province89,10099,900111,300
ArajunoCanton6,8507,4207,990
MeraCanton12,65014,69016,950
Pastaza (Pastasa)Canton65,80073,80082,220
Santa Clara (Santa Klara)Canton3,7503,9404,110
PichinchaProvince2,723,5002,947,6003,172,200
Cayambe (Kayampi)Canton90,71098,240105,780
MejíaCanton86,30095,760105,640
Pedro MoncayoCanton35,16038,70042,350
Pedro Vicente MaldonadoCanton13,71015,21016,770
Puerto QuitoCanton21,58023,08024,550
Quito (Kitu)Canton2,365,9702,551,7202,735,990
Rumiñahui (Rumiñawi)Canton91,150101,610112,600
San Miguel de los Bancos (Los Bancos)Canton18,93023,30028,520
Santa ElenaProvince326,200358,900392,600
La LibertadCanton101,040108,570115,950
SalinasCanton72,84082,11092,020
Santa ElenaCanton152,340168,220184,640
Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas (Tsachila)Province387,200419,000450,700
Santo DomingoCanton387,230418,960450,690
Sucumbíos (Sukumpiyu)Province186,100205,600225,500
CascalesCanton11,78013,52015,390
Cuyabeno (Kuyawinu)Canton7,4007,3307,200
Gonzalo Pizarro (Lumpaki)Canton9,0109,4909,910
Lago Agrio (P'uchqu qucha)Canton96,740106,860117,050
Putumayo (Putumayu)Canton10,86013,00015,450
ShushufindiCanton46,75051,70056,700
Sucumbíos (Sukumpiyu)Canton3,5403,6803,790
Tungurahua (Tunkurawa)Province530,700557,600584,100
Ambato (Ampatu)Canton346,970365,070382,940
Baños de Agua SantaCanton21,14022,84024,600
CevallosCanton8,6109,1909,790
MochaCanton7,0907,2107,320
PatateCanton14,20014,93015,650
Quero (Kiru)Canton20,09020,37020,590
San Pedro de Pelileo (Pelileo)Canton59,53062,80066,040
Santiago de Píllaro (Píllaro, Pillaru)Canton40,26041,69043,050
TisaleoCanton12,77013,46014,150
Zamora Chinchipe (Zamora Chinchipi)Province97,700107,700117,900
Centinela del Cóndor (Kunturchapana)Canton6,9207,5508,170
Chinchipe (Chinchipi)Canton9,68010,17010,590
El Pangui (Panki)Canton9,1909,99010,760
NangaritzaCanton5,6106,6107,720
Palanda (Palanta)Canton8,6209,3209,990
Paquisha (Pakisha)Canton4,1604,9205,770
Yacuambi (Yakuampi)Canton6,2106,6407,030
Yantzaza (Yanzatza)Canton20,05022,81025,710
ZamoraCanton27,23029,74032,170
Zonas no delimitadasNon-delimited Areas34,50037,80041,100
El PiedreroNon-delimited Area6,7307,2007,650
Las Golondrinas (→ Imbabura)Non-delimited Area5,6906,5007,370
Manga del Cura (→ Manabí)Non-delimited Area22,13024,09026,060
EcuadorRepublic15,266,40016,278,84417,268,000

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos del Ecuador (web).