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2015 Census Gender Dimensions Analytical Report

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Gender equality is an enabler for achieving sustainable development in Timor-Leste. Recognized in the National Strategic Development Plan and overseen by the national women’s machinery – the Secretary of State for Equality and Inclusion (SEI) – achieving gender equality is the responsibility of all government agencies and development partners.

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2015 Census Labour Force Report

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The census provides detailed information on the economic characteristics of the working age population including employment and unemployment, status in employment, industry and occupation. The 2015 Census data are compared with the corresponding data from the 2010 Census to provide information on the labour force trends.

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2015 Census Youth Report

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The population and housing census is a valuable source of data on the people of Timor-Leste, their age, sex, education level, living conditions, and how they are contributing to the economy through paid and unpaid work. As the census collects information on every person in the country, it provides an opportunity for deeper analysis of small groups and areas, including young people.

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2015 Census Report on Marital Status

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The singulate mean age at marriage increased from 25.8 years to 26.7 years between the 2010 and 2015 Censuses. The values were lower for females (25 years) than males (28.4 years) in the 2015 Census, but the male-female gap decreased from 4.2 years to 3.4 years between the 2004 and 2015 Censuses, demonstrating reducing gender disparities.

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2015 Census Report on Population Projections

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Population projections are empirically based calculations of the future size of the population under specified assumptions about changes in the components of population growth of fertility, mortality and migration.

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2015 Census Report on Mortality

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Mortality refers to the deaths that occur in a population. Together with fertility and migration, it is one of the three demographic processes that determine population changes. 

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2015 Census Report on Fertility

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In the 2015 Census, in comparison with the 2010 Census, there was clear evidence of a sustained decline in fertility, as was also experienced between the 2004 and 2010 Censuses.

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Summary of 2015 Census thematic report on Gender

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Population & Housing Census sheds light on Gender Concerns in Timor-Leste
Gender equality is an enabler for achieving sustainable development in Timor-Leste. Recognized in the National Strategic Development Plan and overseen by the national women’s machinery – the Secretary of State for Equality and Inclusion (SEI) – achieving gender equality is the responsibility of all government agencies and development partners. The census is one of several national data sets that contributes to the evidence base used to guide and monitor progress toward gender equality and social inclusion.

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Summary of 2015 Census thematic report on Labour Force

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The 2015 Census was conducted by the General Directorate of Statistics (Direcção Geral de Estatística, GDE) of the Ministry of Finance.
The census provides information on the economic characteristics of the working age population including employment and unemployment, status in employment, industry and occupation. The data are also analyzed by municipality, by sex, and with respect to sub-populations including youth and working children.

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Summary of 2015 Census thematic report on Youth

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The analytical report on youth combines findings from the 2015 DHS and Census. It relates to sexual and reproductive health from the recent 2016 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) to provide an overview of the situation and range of issues faced by young people in Timor-Leste today.
The vision of the National Youth Policy is for young people to be “healthy, educated, competitive, active and responsible citizens, who are proud to be Timorese.”
The policy outlines five priority intervention areas: Education; Healthy lifestyle; Employment and employability; Civic participation; Violence and crime. This brief addresses three of these priority areas.

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