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Timor-Leste Population and Housing Census 2010


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2010 - 07/2010
Data type
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Censuses provide population numbers, household or family size and composition, and information on sex and age distribution. They often include other demographic, economic and health-related topics as well.

The goal of the 2010 Timor-Leste Population and Housing Census was to provide detailed information regarding population, households, housing conditions, and social characteristics.  The census was conducted in July 2010, and the total population was 1,066,409 with a population growth rate of 2.41%.

Suggested citation 
Government of Timor-Leste, National Statistics Directorate (Timor-Leste), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Timor-Leste Population and Housing Census 2010.