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  1. Population and Housing censuses: Use of census data for gender statistics Presented by: SLIMANI Salma HCP Statistics Directorate Regional workshop on integrating a gender perspective in the production of statistics Amman, Jordan 1 – 4 December 2014

  2. Course Title |This is the slide title Contents • National strategy for gender equality • International commitments • Population size by sex : A brief history of Morocco (1960 – 2014) • Population Pyramid by Sex and Age Group, 2014 • Population characteristics

  3. National strategy for genderequality • The legal and institutional arsenal provided by the new Moroccan Constitution (2011) promoting gender equality; • Legislative and legal reforms (Family code, Penal code, Labor code, law of civil registration, political parties law, new communal charter, …); • Economic and social empowerment through NHDI initiative and many sectorial programs; • Political and administrative empowerment • Quotas :17% parliament, 12% municipalities; • Incentive system for political parties to rise women’s representation. • Strategies and programs, ex: multisectorial TAMKIN program and IKRAM program.

  4. International commitments • The Beijing Platform for Action; • The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination againstWomen (CEDAW); • MDG (millennium development goal) and the transversalitygender equality goal in the post-2015.

  5. Population size by sex : A brief history of Morocco (1960 – 2014) 33,4 29,8 Population in Millions 16,8 16,6 26 15 14,8 20,4 13,1 12,9 15,3 10,2 10,2 11,6 7,7 7,7 5,8 5,8 * Sex Ratio (2014) : 98,8 % Total population : 33 millions ( 49,7 % males and 50,3 % females) * Based on population projections updates made on the basis of 2004 census and 2009-2010 demographic national survey.

  6. Population Pyramid by Sex and Age Group, 2014 Data based on population projections updates made on the basis of 2004 census and 2009-2010 demographic national survey. Female Male

  7. Population characteristics • Household Head • Polygamy • Education and illiteracy • Economic activity • Single Mean Age at Marriage • Fertility • Life Expectancy at Birth by Sex

  8. Education and illiteracy

  9. Education and illiteracy Children never attending primary school

  10. Education and illiteracy Ratio of female to male school enrollment (%) 94 91 89 87 84 83 73 72 68

  11. Education and illiteracy Illiteracy rate by Sex for population aged 10 and above 65 55 78 43 67 55 51 41 39

  12. Economic Activity

  13. Economic Activity

  14. Single Mean Age at Marriage (SMAM) Data based on 2009-2010 demographic national survey. 31,4 31,2 30 27,1 26,6 25,8 26,3 25,5 24 22,2 19,6 17,5 Age * *

  15. Fertility

  16. Fertility 7,2 5,91 5,52 3,28 2,47 2,19

  17. Life Expectancy at Birth by Sex: 1952-2010 75,6 73,9 73 70,6 66,4 63,7 60,2 58,1 49,1 47,3 43,9 41,9

  18. Thankyou “The admission of women to complete equality would be the surest sign of civilization, and would double the intellectual powers of the human race.” Stendhal (1783-1842)