Myanmar’s Population Growing by 34,000 per Month

From April to October this year, Myanmar’s population grew by 237,975, according to official statistics from the Ministry of Immigration and Population, first reported in the Global New Light of Myanmar. This amounts to a projected population increase of 407,957 per year. This growth rate is lower than the world average, estimated by the World […]

Companies Resize Ambitions in Myanmar After Census

Census Shows Population Is Significantly Smaller Than Earlier Estimates Buddhist devotees visit Myanmar’s Shwedagon Pagoda. An official census released Saturday found the population of the country was significantly smaller than previously thought. Associated Press YANGON, Myanmar—A lower-than-expected population count is taking some of the shine off Myanmar, compelling current and hopeful investors to reassess what […]

Ooredoo and Telenor play down impact of lower Myanmar population

Myanmar’s population is almost nine million, or 15 per cent, lower than previously estimated, according to the latest government figures released on Saturday. The country’s Ministry of Immigration and Population’s provisional census data indicate a population of 51.4 million people – not 60-61 million. The national census was the first since 1983. The final census […]