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New Results Released for Census 2010

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Ministry of Finance has released three volumes of data from Census 2010 of Population and Housing, as well as  a wall chart with key data.

Volume 2: Population Distribution of Administrative Areas, includes data to the district, and sometimes sub-district, level for:

  • Process of the Census: objectives, organising the Census, mapping, questionnaire, publicity, recruitment and training, data processing
  • Population by household type, sex and district
  • Population area and density
  • Urban or rural
  • Household size
  • District, sub-district, suco and aldeia population
  • Age: single years and age groups
  • Type of households
  • Citizenship
  • Religion
  • Mother tongue
  • Marital status
  • District born and district living

Volume 3: Social and Economic Characteristics includes data to the district, and sometimes sub-district, level for:

  • Schooling status
  • At school and left school
  • Level of education
  • Literacy in Tetum, Portuguese, Bahasa and English
  • Gross and net enrolment rates
  • Main economic activity
  • Occupation
  • Industry
  • Employment sector
  • Facility of delivery for giving birth
  • Assistance during delivery
  • Birth registration
  • Disability
  • House ownership
  • House materials: external walls, floor, roof
  • Energy source for cooking and lighting
  • Human waste disposal
  • Ownership of household amenities
  • Type of crops produced and livestock reared

Volume 4: Suco Report includes data at the suco level for:

  • Age and sex
  • Number of households
  • Level of education
  • Main economic activity
  • House ownership
  • Materials for external walls, floor and roof
  • Source of energy for lighting and cooking
  • Drinking water source
  • Human waste disposal
  • Household amenities ownership
  • Type of crops produced and livestock reared

Wall Chart: Census 2010 Data Sheets contains key data from the Census at the sub-district level:

  • Age
  • Land area and population density
  • Number of private households
  • Average household size
  • Number of orphaned children
  • Labour force participation
  • Employment rate
  • Gross enrolment rate primary school and secondary school
  • People aged 15 to 24 years who are literate
  • Disability
  • Energy source for cooking
  • Improved source of drinking water and improved sanitation facilities
  • Crop production and livestock rearing