The Botswana 2011 Census Project Document is the fourth of its kind in the country's forty years of census taking since independence. The 1991 PHC of Botswana was the first such census within the said United Nations framework which has undergone several editions to capture recent perspectives.
The overall goal of the 2011 Population and Housing Census was to contribute to the improvement of quality of life of the Botswana through providing the Government and other stakeholders with relevant, reliable and timely data and information for development planning, policy formulation and services delivery as well as for monitoring and evaluation of development programmes and plans.
Kind of Data
Census/enumeration data [cen]
Unit of Analysis
Version 02 of the Population and Housing Census 2011 was updated in the following metadata fields: Series information, funding, other producers and added Institutional questionnaire, locality country codes document and analytical report on external resources
The Population and Housing Census 2011 covered the following topics:
- Fertility and child survival
- Agriculture and land acquisition
- Ownership of durables
- Internet access
Producers and sponsors
Central Statistics Office
Government of Botswana
United Nations Population Fund
Government of Botswana
In terms of coverage, an estimated total of 25 000 persons were reported as having been unremunerated, which represents slightly over 1 percent.
Use of the dataset must be acknowledged using a citation which would include:
- the Identification of the Primary Investigator
- the title of the survey (including country, acronym and year of implementation)
- the survey reference number
- the source and date of download
Central Statistics Office. Botswana Population and Housing Census (PHC) 2011. Ref. BWA_2011_PHC_v01_M. Dataset downloaded from [url] on [date].
Disclaimer and copyrights
The user of the data acknowledges that the original collector of the data, the authorized distributor of the data, and the relevant funding agency bear no responsibility for use of the data or for interpretations or inferences based upon such uses.
DDI Document ID
Development Economics Data Group
The World Bank
Documentation of the DDI
Date of Metadata Production
DDI Document version
Version 02 (December 2017)
Updates were made in the following metadata fields:
- Series information
- Other producers
- Added report, questionnaire and technical document on external resources