Burundi Census Data

Burundi census offerings from East View address a wide range of topics at the highest level of detail possible and offer a premier source of demographic data for academic research.

GIS census data is available as an easy-to-use geodatabase, complete with a comprehensive East View-produced Census Guide, full metadata, and original census documentation. In addition to GIS data, East View also offers related publications such as official results, questionnaires, enumerator testimonies and other ephemera – please inquire for details and availability.

East View offers the following census data for Burundi:

GIS Data (see below for details)
  • 2008 Census (GIS Edition)

Burundi 2008 Census (GIS Edition)

The Burundi 2008 Census has 96.6% population coverage and over 1 million data points. The product consists of:

  • Geodatabase: Intuitive organization of census data; administrative boundary vector data at ADM 3 (Colline level) for 2,889 census units
  • Shapefiles: All vector and census data in ESRI Shapefile format
  • Census Guide: Detailed descriptions for 411 census variables
  • Original Census Documentation: Delivered in native format; census questionnaires
  • Metadata: Full attribute level metadata in FGDC ISO format

Census Questions

Below is a representative sample of census questions included in the Burundi 2008 Census.

Demographic: Sex / Birth data and age / Marital status / Fertility / Mortality

Migration: Citizenship / Duration of residence

Social: Literacy / School attendance / Educational attainment / Field of education / Religion / Language / Ethnicity and indigenous peoples / Disability

Economic: Activity status / Occupation / Industry / Status in employment

Housing: Location of living quarters / Occupancy status / Rooms / Ownership / Water supply system / Drinking water / Toilet / Sewage disposal / Bathing facilities / Kitchen / Fuel used for cooking / Lighting and/or electricity / Solid waste disposal / Heating / Hot water / Piped gas / Building type / Construction material of outer walls / Construction material of floor, roof / Characteristics of head or other reference member of household / Rental and owner-occupant housing costs / Information and communications technology devices / Cars / Durable household appliances

Transportation: Vehicles owned

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