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Table 2 Population distribution and projected population estimates in Somalia

From: A high resolution spatial population database of Somalia for disease risk mapping

Zone % Pop in towns, IDP camps and rural settlements Total population 2005 Total population 2010
Central & South 82.7 4,810,467 5,619,949
North West 63.1 863,088 1,007,850
North East 83.7 1,828,756 2,129,204
Total 80.7 7,502,310 8,757,003
  1. The first column presents the percentage of people living in settlements (towns, IDP camps or rural settlements) for three Somalian administrative zones and the last two columns show population estimates for 2005 and 2010 in these three zones.