Segou Population Data
The 2009 Census results show that the total population was 143,232 people. The total population includes people living in urban areas of two communes, Pélengana et Sébougou. Women made up 50.2 percent of Segou’s population and men represented 49.8 percent. 64 percent of the total population was under the age of 25. Children under the age of 5 made up 16 percent of the population. 44 percent of the population was children of schooling age, which in Segou are children between the ages of 3 and 18. Women of reproductive age comprised 42 percent of the female population. 51 percent of the total population was in the labor force. The elderly population made up 6 percent of the population.
The graph below shows the projected populations according to low, medium, and high growth rate scenarios. It is expected that by 2015, assuming a medium growth rate of 2.7 percent, the population will be 167,941 people.