Time Use Study and Advanced Census Analysis in Tanzania

Census Analysis

An enhanced version of the 1988 census for Tanzania with constructed variables now is available for the South and North partners as a CD version together with documentation in IPUMS format. This means that the census is compatible with and can easily be compared on the individual level with corresponding individual and household level data for Uganda, Kenya and Mozambique, which is available via the Internet, cf http://ipums.org . The Tanzania census data, also from the latest census in 2002, will be available as an integrated database for East Africa and other countries via the Internet during the next year or two.

From the links below you can download the SPSS input definition files and sample data from the 1988 census both in original and Ipums versions. There are also Powerpoint presentations on the procedures used to harmonize census data internationally held by the co-ordinator of the Ipums International project in the Minnesota Population Center and a lectue on household history.

Lecture on household structure by Gunnar Thorvaldsen held at the University of Dar es Salaam, November 2003.

tanz_workshop_main.ppt and tanz_ipumsi_process.ppt; Presentations on the enhancement and harmonizing of census microdata by dr Matt Sobek held at the University of Dar es Salaam, January 2007

SPSS input definition file for the 1988 census for Tanzania – IPUMS version

Examples of micro data

1988 census for Tanzania, original household microdata

1988 census for Tanzania, original person microdata

1988 census for Tanzania, <<<ipums version microdata