The Population of the District is 79,201 (2000 Population and Housing Census) comprising of 38,696 males and 40,505 females. With a growth rate of 2.9%, the District’s population is projected to be 94,018 in 2006. The population density is 40 persons per square kilometer.
The Zabzugu District assembly has received an advice from the District Development Facility Secretariat that based on its performance in the Functional Organisational Assessment Tool (FOAT V) 2011 assessment; the district has been allocated GH¢484,636.00.
The Zabugu District Assembly in the Northern Region, has organised a stakeholders’ forum on the proposed rates for 2014, in line with the Local Government Act 462, (1993), which mandates the assemblies as rating authority.
Mr Issifu Alidu Laa-Bandou, the 38-year-old Zabzugu District Chief Executive (DCE), has announced plans to organise stakeholders meeting to roll out a development blue print for the area noted for poverty amidst abundant resources.