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Vanuatu: Administrative Division

Contents: Provinces and Islands

The population of the provinces and council areas of Vanuatu by census years.

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1999-11-16
Population
Census
2009-11-16
Population
Census
2016-11-16
MalampaProvince32,70536,72240,928
Central MalekulaArea Council...5,4696,266
North AmbrymArea Council...3,0123,156
North East MalekulaArea Council...6,4687,162
North West MalekulaArea Council...4,3425,515
PaamaArea Council1,6331,6271,720
South East AmbrymArea Council...1,6911,552
South East MalekulaArea Council...3,9885,140
South MalekulaArea Council...4,0303,907
South West MalekulaArea Council...3,1113,566
West AmbrymArea Council...2,4072,944
PenamaProvince26,64630,81932,534
Central Pentecost 1Area Council...2,5642,647
Central Pentecost 2Area Council...3,7793,862
East AmbaeArea Council...2,0192,246
North AmbaeArea Council...3,2663,923
North MaewoArea Council...2,1412,362
North PentecostArea Council...5,5065,923
South AmbaeArea Council...1,4341,517
South MaewoArea Council...1,4151,301
South PentecostArea Council...4,3754,769
West AmbaeArea Council...3,4273,984
SanmaProvince36,08445,86054,184
Canal - FanafoArea Council...4,3094,916
East MaloArea Council...1,8822,012
East SantoArea Council...3,7254,685
LuganvilleArea Council10,73813,15616,312
North SantoArea Council...3,9074,747
North West SantoArea Council...1,2431,697
South East SantoArea Council...4,1645,956
South SantoArea Council...7,3058,434
West MaloArea Council...2,3092,353
West SantoArea Council...2,6513,072
ShefaProvince54,43978,72397,602
EmauArea Council705602685
ErakorArea Council...5,6498,918
EratapArea Council...3,7656,640
EtonArea Council...2,2403,518
IfiraArea Council...8261,186
Makimae (Émaé, Makira, Mataso)Area Council1,0839231,207
MaloruaArea Council...1,6772,916
MeleArea Council...3,6404,738
Nguna (incl. Pele)Area Council1,1791,5761,728
North EfateArea Council...2,4942,987
North TongoaArea Council...1,6651,688
PangoArea Council...2,2032,359
Port VilaArea Council29,35644,03951,437
South EpiArea Council...1,0861,449
TongarikiArea Council...1,003987
VarisuArea Council...1,4851,618
VermaliArea Council...1,8142,080
VermaulArea Council...1,1211,461
TafeaProvince29,04732,54037,050
AneityumArea Council8219011,433
AniwaArea Council424341420
FutunaArea Council402535661
Middle Bush TannaArea Council...4,5126,007
North ErromangoArea Council...1,3181,491
North TannaArea Council...4,2444,186
South ErromangoArea Council...599618
South TannaArea Council...1,0141,332
South West TannaArea Council...4,2515,593
West TannaArea Council...8,2758,567
WhitesandsArea Council...6,4386,742
TorbaProvince7,7579,35910,161
GauaArea Council2,0312,4912,576
Merelava (incl. Mérig)Area Council769659588
MotaArea Council686683682
Motalava (incl. Rah, Reef)Area Council1,2891,6401,678
TorresArea Council6868261,022
UreparaparaArea Council363437456
Vanua Lava (incl. Kwakéa)Area Council1,9332,6233,159
VanuatuRepublic186,678234,023272,459

Source: Vanuatu National Statistics Office (web).

Explanation: Area figures are computed using geospatial data. If no 1999 population is tabulated, the 2009 population figure does not include persons in institutional households. The 2016 census is a "mini census"; its exact census date is a guess.