2013 Census of Industrial Production Reports (Published on September 2016)
The reports present the industrial statistics according to the latest International Recommendations for Industrial Statistics, 2008 (IRIS 2008) of the United Nations.
The results of the 2013 Census of Industrial Production (CIP) show that, out of the total 49,243 establishments, 47,921 (97.3 percent) were small and 1,322 (2.7 percent) were large. Out of the total establishments, manufacturing sub-sector had the largest number (48,474; 98.4 percent); followed by mining and quarrying (391; 0.8 percent); water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities (227; 0.5 percent); and electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply with 151 establishments (0.3 percent).
Analysis reflects that, 81.8 percent and 98.3 percent were single establishments engaged in large establishments and in small establishments respectively, out of the 49,243 surveyed establishments, 48,474 (98.4 percent) were engaged in manufacturing sub-sector. 99.6 percent of small establishments were privately owned while 0.4 percent were publicly owned. The same situation was in large establishments whereby, 85.2 percent were privately owned; while 11.0 percent were publicly owned; and 3.8 percent had a mixed ownership, most of the establishments operated under their respective installed capacities. industrial sector created 264,223 employment opportunities; out of which, 125,336 (47.4 percent) were in small industries and 138,887 (52.6 percent) were in large industries
The CIP, 2013 is the fourth Industrial Census to be conducted in Tanzania Mainland since independence in 1961. The first, second and the third were conducted in 1963, 1978 and 1989 respectively.