Cambodia’s population increases to 15.55 million, up 16 pct in last 11 years: final census results

Cambodia’s de facto population has risen to 15.55 million by March 2019, up 16 percent from 13.4 million in the 2008 census, according to the final results of the 2019 general population census released on Tuesday.

The kingdom has a male population of 7.57 million (48.7 percent) and a female population of 7.98 million (51.3 percent), the results said, adding that the number of households in the country is 3.55 million.

According to the results, 4.57 million, or 29.4 percent, of the population aged between 0 and 14 years old, 9.6 million, or 61.7 percent, aged between 15 and 59 years old, and nearly 1.38 million, or 8.9 percent, aged 60 years old and older.

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