When was the last census in Zambia? | 2010 census aptitude test Zambia. Since independence in 1964, Zambia has successfully conducted four (5) censuses. The 2010 census is the fifth national census being conducted in Zambia. The first census was conducted in 1969 and thereafter, subsequent censuses were held in 1980, 1990 and 2000. Over this period, Zambia has undergone major political, social, economic and demographic transformations. In response to these changes, technical preparations for the 2010 census started in 2006.
A census of population and housing is a major statistical undertaking which involves considerable investment of the country’s public resources. The success of every census undertaking requires the involvement and collaboration of all government ministries and institutions, non-government organisations, development agencies, co-operating partners and the entire citizenry of the country. A national census requires a broad-based national planning and management structure such as the one we have put in place
When was the last census in Zambia
Read the Speech by His Excellency Mr. Rupiah Bwezani Banda, President of the Republic of Zambia, on the launch of the 2010 Census of Population and Housing on 15th October 2010, State House, Lusaka in the attached PDF below,