Fazeela Yoouf Senior Project Officer, Department of National Planning . Introduction. Collects details of age, sex, and other characteristics of that population in a defined period and also information of the demography, society and the housing of the country. First Census 1911
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Senior Project Officer, Department of National Planning
Pop - 289,968
Mlae – 151,459
Female – 147,508
First stage of census is to estimate the population and housing through the HaaForm a nationwide housing listing was be taken on the first day of census. The listing estimated the population and housing in the Maldives. The listing will include all the houses in the census block except the vacant houses.
ShaviyaniForm will be completed from the second day of census by visiting the households listed in the Haa Form on the fist day.
Example: government employees
Unpaid activities that result in only a product which is used for own consumption or family use
Example: growing fruits and vegetables at home
- Data collection process ensured that gender perspective was incorporated
- sex ratio
- educational attainment
- employment rates
- living conditions
Gender-based constraints arising from unemployment,
unequal burden of family responsibilities on women, violence against women and girls and increasing religious extremism are key issue which are negatively impacting gender equality and women’s empowerment in Maldives. High female unemployment, low political participation, gender based violence, high divorce rate and male migration leading to almost 47 percent female headed households, are major issues experienced by women of the Maldives.