This Disability Monograph provides in-depth analysis of the level, trend and pattern of disability in Tanzania. Specifically, it analyses and provides information on albinism and difficulties in the domains of seeing, hearing, walking, remembering, self-care and other difficulties using indicators based on data from the 2012 Population and Housing Census (PHC). Where data allows, comparisons are made with estimates from previous censuses, other sources as well as with other countries. The information is presented at national level then disaggregated by the area of Tanzania Mainland and Tanzania Zanzibar, rural and urban. It is also disaggregated by the 30 administrative regions in the country (25 in Tanzania Mainland and 5 in Tanzania Zanzibar). Important findings from the report are summarized below:

Chapter one describes the background, overview of census questions and changes since 2002, concepts and definitions and the quality of data.

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