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Tanzania Population and Housing Census 2012

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General Info
Geography 
Tanzania (TZA)
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 Chief Government Statistician (OCGS-Zanzibar). Tanzania Population and Housing Census 2012.