Population & Housing Census


The population and housing census is the unique source of reliable and comprehensive data about the size of population and also on major socio-economic & sociodemographic characteristics of the country. The population and housing census provides information on geographic and administrative distribution of population and household in addition to the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of all the people in the country. The data from the census are classified, tabulated and disseminated so that researchers, administrators, policy makers and development partners can use census data in formulating and implementing various multi-sectorial development programs at the national and community levels.