Using Lesotho census data to estimate population growth and internal migration

by David Ambrose

Publisher: Water Resources Management Project in [Maseru?]

Written in English
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  • Lesotho,
  • Lesotho.


  • Migration, Internal -- Lesotho.,
  • Lesotho -- Population.,
  • Lesotho -- Census.

Edition Notes

Statementby David Ambrose.
SeriesWater Resources Management Project working paper
LC ClassificationsHB2123.7.A3 A45 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3984249M
LC Control Number2001311767

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Using Lesotho census data to estimate population growth and internal migration by David Ambrose Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lesotho, officially the Kingdom of Lesotho, is a small landlocked country surrounded by South Africa. The estimated population of Lesotho is million, which ranks th in the world. Lesotho is j square kilometers in space and has an estimated population of million. This compares to the census population of Lesotho (/ l ə ˈ s uː t uː / (), Sotho pronunciation: [lɪˈsʊːtʰʊ]), officially the Kingdom of Lesotho (Sotho: 'Muso oa Lesotho), is an enclaved country within the border of South with the Vatican City and San Marino, it is one of only three independent states completely surrounded by the territory of another country, and the only one outside of the Italian l and largest city: Maseru, 29°28′S 27°56′E /.

Jim Cobbe of Florida State University discusses how the close ties between Lesotho (ethnically, almost wholly Basotho) and South Africa (with an even larger Basotho population) are expressed in a history of economic migration, and how new immigrants from China are changing the face of modern-day Lesotho.

The total population in Lesotho was estimated at million people inaccording to the latest census figures and projections from Trading Economics.

Looking back, in the year ofLesotho had a population of million people. This page provides the latest reported value for - Lesotho Population - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term. Bureau of Statistics is Government department under the Ministry of Development Planning mandated to set up a system for national official statistics on economic, social, demographic, including human resources, and environmental areas in relation to the development needs of Lesotho; and official statistics for purposes of economic and social planning, research, public information and.

International migration The Population and Housing census was funded mainly by the Lesotho Government, with some financial assistance from the UNFPA, DFID, DCI, and techni cal support was provided by EU and UNFPA.

The recommended citation of this publication is: Population and Housing Census, “Volume IIIA Population Dynamics”. Represents the portion of population growth (or decline) determined exclusively by births and deaths.

Source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (). World Population Prospects: The Revision. Crude net migration rate: The ratio of net migration during the year to the average population in that File Size: KB. Innet migration rate for Lesotho was migrants per thousand population.

Though Lesotho net migration rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through - period ending at migrants per thousand population in The.

Through publishing this book, which is demonstrating how others have used census data, together with the provision of information on how the data were collected, we hope to broaden and deepen the use of census data.

Due to funding constraints, the flagship Census ’96 data product, SuperCross, which enabled users to tabulate andFile Size: 4MB. This chapter describes the major characteristics, trends, and differentials, as well as the determinants of internal migration, urbanization, and population distribution, in sub-Saharan Africa by using available data and estimates for at least the last two decades (– and –) and projections for – and into the twenty.

The final national-level population data sets were then projected for, and based on rural and urban growth rates estimated by the UN World Urbanization Prospects Database, version (UNPD) using the following equation: where P (PP ) is the required population for respective year, P d is the population at the.

Lesotho managed steady GDP growth at an average of % from todropping to about % inbut poverty remains widespread around 57% of the total population.

GDP (purchasing power parity): This entry gives the gross domestic product (GDP) or value of all final goods and services produced within a nation in a given year.

Population growth in Lesotho From to the population of Lesotho increased fromto million people. This is a growth by percent in 58 years. The highest increase in Lesotho was recorded in with %.

The biggest decrease in with %. According to the census, Lesotho has a total population of 2, Of the population, percent lived in urban and percent in rural areas. The country's capital, Maseru, accounts for around half of the total urban sex distribution ismale and 1, female, or around 96 males for each females.

A population census is the total process of collecting, compiling, evaluating, analyzing and publishing of demographic information and any other relevant data pertaining to all persons in a country.

The Kingdom of Eswatini Population and Housing Census results were widely disseminated to a wide range of stakeholders for use. Internal migration-Basic concepts In-migrants: person who enters a migration-defining area by crossing its boundary from some point outside the area, but within the same country Out -migrants: person who departs from a migration - United Nations Workshop on Census Data.

The presented figures include institutional population in hotels, boarding schools, hospitals, etc. The tabulated de jure population consists of the population residing within Lesotho plus Basotho citizens residing outside Lesotho.

Lesotho Bureau of Statistics (web). A large population could stimulate economic growth, and therefore, production of food. Population growth could generate more customers and more ideas for improving technology. Additionally, some maintain that no cause-and-effect relationship exists between population growth and economic development.

D-7 Migrants by place of last residence with duration years reporting 'Work / Employment' as reason for migration by age, sex and educational level (By India/State/City) Download   This statistic shows the population growth in Lesotho from to InLesotho's population increased by approximately percent compared to the previous year.

The consequences for Lesotho of the end of new legal migration to work in South African mines and the retrenchment of migrants have been devastating.

They have been exacerbated by population growth, political instability, drought, continuing soil erosion, and the peculiarities of the country's limited economic development.

Lesotho 8 Lesotho 10 Lesotho 14 Malawi 38 Malawi 4 Malawi 6 Malawi 13 Lesotho 27 India 1 Nigeria 3 Nigeria 5 File Size: KB. As such the population and Housing Census is an important source of data for poverty monitoring activities. Finally, the population and Housing Census has enabled the Government to get data on population growth and distribution by age, sex and location and their relationship to the resource base i.e.

their impact on the environment. Using historic and Census data, we look at the immigration patterns of residents who were born outside the UK. Over the past 60 years the population has become more diverse, with an increase in the number of residents who were born outside the UK, from just % in to 13% in The top 5 non-UK countries of birth in were India, Poland, Pakistan, Republic of Ireland.

Inthe world's stock of international migrants—those born in one country but resident in another—totaled roughly 75 million. 1 Bytheir numbers had risen to nearly million.

In just the 5 years between andthe total stock of migrants increased by 15 million, or percent annually, a rate of increase higher than the annual rate of natural increase in the. Kingdom of Lesotho End Decade Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (EMICS) Lesotho undertook a digital Population and Housing Census in April According to record, Lesotho is the first country to go digital in the SADC region.

The decision was driven by the increasing data demand in support of the African AgendaSustainable Development Goals as well as the SADC Regional Indicative strategic development plan. The census data included in printed reports are arranged in tables.

Each table includes four major parts: (1) heading, (2) boxhead, (3) stub, and (4) data field. A typical census report table is illustrated in Figure I The heading consists of the table number, title, and headnote.

The table number indicates the position of. MIGRATION IN LESOTHO Like the rest of the Southern African region, Lesotho has had a long history of internal and external migration. Traditionally, migrant labour has been a male preserve with males constituting the majority of migrant workers largely geared for the 1 United Nations, The Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS (), A/Res/S/2.

Please note that the data for all countries is in the process of being updated. For the most recent data (thousands)estimate. People of all ages living with HIV (thousands)low.

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands)high Population annual growth rate (%), Crude death rate. LESOTHO’S population breached the two million mark for the first time in the country’s history, the preliminary results of the Population and Housing Census (PHC) show.

The results of the census which were announced by the Ministry of Development Planning this week showed a percent growth rate to 2up from 1 The lack of reliable migration data is clearly associated with the problems experienced with appreciating the scope and nature of migration to and from Lesotho – which prompted, among others, the recent () registration process of non-citizens in Lesotho.

The specific contexts of (increased) skilled migration to and from LesothoFile Size: KB.Population for Lesotho from International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the International Financial Statistics (IFS) release.

This page provides forecast and historical data, charts, statistics, news and updates for Lesotho Population.