Promoting evidence based decision making for development planning and eradication of poverty

UNFPA works to enhance the country’s capacity to collect, analyse and utilize population data at national and sub-national levels and to integrate population issues in national and sub-national development planning. Within the 6th country programme, UNFPA provided support for the conducting of the 2012 National Population Census and the 2015 Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey (ZDHS) as well as subsequent in-depth analyses of the 2010/11 ZDHS and the 2012 census data.

UNFPA works to enhance the country’s capacity to collect, analyse and utilize population data at national and sub-national levels and to integrate population issues in national and sub-national development planning. Within the 6th country programme, UNFPA provided support for the conducting of the 2012 National Population Census and the 2015 Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey (ZDHS) as well as subsequent in-depth analyses of the 2010/11 ZDHS and the 2012 census data. Focus was also on strengthening the capacity of the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT) in sampling, census and household survey data processing and analysis and advanced geographical information systems.