2012 POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS COUNTS:       UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA:   44,928,923     TANZANIA MAINLAND   43,625,354     TANZANIA ZANZIBAR   1,303,569    CPI March, 2014 = 6.1%    GDP The GDP growth during the quarter (July - September 2013) is 6.5% q/q   

2002 Census Results in Brief - Mainland

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Male Population

16,349,015

Female Population

17,112,834

Total Population

33,461,849

Annual Average Intercensal Growth Rate 1988-2002 Censuses

2.9%

Age Dependency Ratio

93

Sex Ratio (Number of Males per 100 Females)

96

Age at First Marriage (Years)

23

Population with Disability

2%

Child Orphans

1.1%

Widows

4.3%

Literacy Rate, 5 Years and Above

63%

Net Enrolment Rate

69%

Employment In:

 

                                    -           Agriculture

73%

-           Business Operations

12%

                                    -           Elementary Occupations

6%

-           Office Work

5%

-           Livestock Keeping

2%

Average Household Size (Persons per Household)

5.2

Female Headed Households

33%

Main Materials used for Walls (Poles and Mud)

34%

Main Material used for Floor (Mud)

74%

Main Material used for Roofing (Iron Sheets)

46%

Main Source of Energy for Lighting (Wick Lamp)

64%

Main Source of Energy for Cooking (Firewood)

77%

Main Source of Drinking Water (Piped Water)

33%

Main Type of Toilet Facility (Traditional Pit Latrine)

87%

No Toilet Facility

9%

Asset Ownership by Private Households           - Hand Hoe

77%

                                                                                    - Bicycle

34%

Average Number of Persons per Sleeping Room

2.2

In Migration                                                               - Total

1,027,717

                                                                                    - Percent

15%

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 15 June 2011 14:01 )