The 2012 Tanzania National Census reports the population of Temeke District as 1,368,881 with an area of 787 km2. The Temeke Municipal Council heads Temeke District, the southernmost of three districts in Dar es Salaam with flood-prone wards like Keko, Sandali, and Temeke. Sharebacks were conducted in 2 wards and 16 subwards in Temeke District.