ANGOLAN POPULATION REACHES 27.8 MILLION

LUANDA Angola’s has reached 25,789,024 people, with nearly seven million livinh in the capital, Luanda.

This was among the data from the General Census of Population and Housing (RGPH) held in 2014, released here Wednesday by the National Statistics Institute (INE), which, through the Central Census Office, co-ordinated the operation.

According to the data, the Angolan population consisted of 12,499,041 males and 13,289,983 females.

Angola had not conducted a general census since 1970 and the newly announced statistics will contribute to the formulation of State policies focusing on the resolution of the people’s problems.

More than 100,000 people, including enumerators and technical staff, ensured the success of the General Census of Population and Housing 2014

Source: ANGOP