7 reasons why the government of Tanzania carries census

CENSUS is the process of collecting , compiling and publishing demographic, economic and social data pertaining to a specific time or times to all person in the country or delineated territory.  

The following are the reasons why government of Tanzania should carry out population census:

  • To determine total population. 
  • To determine the trend of population over time.  
  • To plan for basic facilities to help in distribution of resources.  
  • To make decision on new administration areas  
  • To determine the literacy rate  
  • Census is used in projection of population growth  
  • Census help in obtaining detailed statistics on the size nature and distribution of labor force

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