Manaus is among the 10 most populous cities of Brazil, according to IBGEThe capital of Amazonas “has won” but of 36 thousand people and is in 7th place in the list of 17 municipalities with more than 1 million people.
The Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) released on Tuesday (30) estimates of the resident population in 5.570 Brazilian municipalities with reference date on July 1, 2016. It is estimated that Brazil has 206,1 million and a growth rate of 0,80% between 2015 e 2016, somewhat lower than that calculated from 2014 e 2015 (0,83%).
Between 2015 e 2016, Manaus was the city that grew most in absolute numbers of inhabitants, 2.094.391. The capital of Amazonas “has won” but of 36 thousand people. According to the IBGE, the capital of Amazonas is in 7th place in the list of 17 municipalities with more than 1 million people, with an estimated population of 2.094.391 population.
No two states ranking, the three most populous located in the Southeast, while the five least populous located in the North. The state of Sao Paulo, with 44,7 millons of citizens, concentrated 21,7% of the population. The state of Roraima is the least populous, with 514,2 thousand (0,2% of the total population).
In the list of most populous states in the country, Amazon rose from 14th to 13th place, with a gain of more than 63 thousand inhabitants of 2015 for 2016. The largest municipalities of Amazonas in Manaus population are, Parintins, Itacoatiara, Manacapuru and Coari.