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  • Key Census Results

    Key Census Results – English A census is the complete count of a country’s population conducted with the objective of providing information on the size, distribution, composition and other demographic, social and economic characteristics of a ... continue reading »

  • Census Background and Objectives

     Background Population censuses have been conducted in Timor-Leste since the Portuguese colonization, but they were mainly undertaken for administrative and taxation purposes. The fi rst comprehensive census was undertaken in 1980 during the Indones ... continue reading »

  • The Different Phases of the Census

    Census Concepts and Definitions A population census is defined as “the total process of collecting, compiling, evaluating, analyzing and publishing or otherwise disseminating demographic,economic and social data pertaining, at a specified time, to ... continue reading »

  • Census Questionnaires

    The Census Questionnaires The Census General Directorate of Statistics used two different forms to collect Census 2010 data: the Long Form and short-form, which consists of seven population and housing questions answered by all the households, and t ... continue reading »

  • Census Methodology

    Population data in Timor-Leste are mainly obtained from population and housing censuses conducted in 2004 and 2010. Other sources are the 2003 and 2009/10 Demographic and Health survey (DHS). The population and housing censuses are conducted on a “ ... continue reading »

  • Census Concepts and Definitions

    A population census is defi ned as “the total process of collecting, compiling,evaluating, analyzing and publishing or otherwise disseminating demographic,economic and social data pertaining, at a specifi ed time, to all personsin a country or in a ... continue reading »

  • Census Best Practices

    The analysis of country information provided a good opportunity to assess country implementation of the 2010 round of population and housing censuses at the mid point of the decade. It provided a mid-decade snap-shot of country implementation as well ... continue reading »

  • Census Info

    CensusInfo It is database of the population and Housing Census 2010 in Timor-Leste. The database provides detailed statistics on the characteristics of Timorese population and households, including demographic, Socio-economic, geographical, and housi ... continue reading »