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Tanzania Population and Housing Census 2012

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
08/2012 - 08/2012
Data type
Census:
  • Cross-sectional
  • De facto
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Tanzania census for the 2010 census round was carried out on August 26, 2012. It was the fifth census since 1964. The survey covered a variety of household and individual characteristics, including parental survival, houshold deaths, maternal deaths, and birth histories.

A pilot census was conducted in 2011 with 5,000 households.

Citation
Suggested citation 
National Bureau of Statistics (Tanzania), Office of the Chief Government Statistician (OCGS) (Zanzibar). Tanzania Population and Housing Census 2012.