Over 350,000 elephants were counted in the Great Elephant Census
Number of elephants counted in each area
GEC elephant count
Botswana 130,451
Zimbabwe 82,304
Tanzania 42,871
Kenya (Laikipia-Samburu, Tsavo-Amboselli and Masai Mara) 25,959
Zambia 21,758
South Africa 17,433
Mozambique 9,605
W-Arli-Pendjari complex (includes: Niger, Burkina Faso and Benin) 8,911
Uganda 4,864
Angola 3,395
Northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo 1,959
Malawi 817
Ethiopia 799
Chad 743
Mali 253
Northern Cameroon 148