PROVINCIAL FACT-SHEETS

TORBA Fact-Sheets

 

TORBA PROVINCE

KEY - FACTS


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The 2016 Post Pam mini census was carried out to update statistics on the population and socio-economic development, after the Tropical cyclone (TC) Pam, throughout all the provinces of Vanuatu. Population characteristic is vital information about Vanuatu and individual provinces.

Torba province fact-sheet is a booklet that summarizes all information for  torba in eleven (11) key topics. The topics are being summarize and presented in a form of key findings. 

The key findings are from the population information, housing information, education, information on labor,  agriculture and forestry, livestock and fisheries, communication and energy, water and sanitation, disaster and lastly the information on registration.

 

 

KEY RESULT

1. POPULATION

Torba population

 

POPULATION
More than 40% (4,179) of the population of Torba province is made up of young people under the age of 15 years. About a quarter (2,460) of Torba population are between the age of 15-29 years and the percentage keeps decreasing as the age increases

Age group by sex shows that in Torba, there are about equal size of males compared to females at almost all age groups. There are only a slightly higher number of females in the age group of 15-29

The majority of the Torba population are from Vanua Lava area council, as presented in figure 3, with over 3,000 people. The least population, on the other hand, is from Ureparapara with the population less than 500 people.

 

 

2. HOUSING

Torba Housing

Housing or dwelling is defined as a structural building or shelter that houses a nuclear or an extended family. Housing materials in Vanuatu can be in the form of a traditional, modern or a makeshift style. Out of the total private households in Vanuatu, 3.5% (1,960) are counted in Torba province.

The statistical definition of a ‘household (HH)’ in a census is: “a family that live together and share the cost and work of preparing a meal”.

PRIVATE HOUSEHOLDS
Table 2 shows that Merelava has the highest number of private households compared to the other area councils in Torba. On the other hand Vanua Lava is the most populated area council.

HOUSEHOLD SIZE
The size of a household refers to the number of family members living together. This can be calculated as total number of population surveyed divided by the total number of households surveyed. For Example: In Torba total population (in private households) is 9,875 and the total private households is 1,960. Therefore, the average household size is: 9,875/1,960 = 5 person per household. The average household size of 5 person and below is higher in Mota compared to other area councils.

 

 

 

3. EDUCATION

 Torba EducationThe 2016 Mini Census questionnaire includes 2 questions pertaining to School Attendance. This applies to any person living in the household who had attended school or not. A person is considered to be involved in education if, during the survey week they attended any form of education either full time or part time.

SCHOOL ATTENDANCE
Majority of age 9 to 13 years old attended school during census period. Overall as the age increases, the number of population that attended school decreases.

SEX RATIO
The sex ratio is simply the ratio of males to females in a population. The data is based on students currently attending school. In Torba Province, for every 100 females attending school there are 5 males more.

 

 

 

4. LABOUR FORCE

Torba Labour

'Labour force' are the working-age population who during the survey reference week are classified as 'employed' and 'unemployed'.

MAIN ACTIVITY IN THE LAST 7 DAYS
The Mini Census asked about the main activity during the last seven days. Main activity was asked to population aged 15 years and over under the following;
1. Employed ; Employer, Self employed, employee public/private sector.
2. Producing goods ; included producing goods for own consumption and sale.
3. Unpaid family Work ; includes family business and household duties.
4. Volunteer work ; includes community and church services.
5. Economically inactive ; are the population not involved in any work during the survey period but are in the working age group. This does not include Retired, Disabled and full time students

 

 

 

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SANMA Fact-Sheets

 

SANMA PROVINCE

KEY - FACTS


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The 2016 Post Pam mini census was carried out to update statistics on the population and socio-economic development, after the Tropical cyclone (TC) Pam, throughout all the provinces of Vanuatu. Population characteristic is vital information about Vanuatu and individual provinces.

Sanma province fact-sheet is a booklet that summarizes all information for sanma province in eleven (11) key topics. The topics are being summarize and presented in a form of key findings. 

The key findings are from the population information, housing information, education, information on labor,  agriculture and forestry, livestock and fisheries, communication and energy, water and sanitation, disaster and lastly the information on registration.

 

KEY RESULT

1. POPULATION

Sanma Population

 

POPULATION
Forty percent (20,765) of the population of Sanma province is made up of young people under the age of 15 years. About a quarter (14,105) of Sanma population is between age of 15-29 years and the percentage keeps decreasing as the age increases

Age group by sex shows that in Sanma, there are more males compared to females at almost all age groups. There are only a slightly higher number of females’ age group of 15-29

The majority of the Sanma population are from Luganville area council, as presented in figure 3, with over 15,000 (30%) people. The least population, on the other hand, is from North West Santo with the population less than 2,000 (3%) people.

 

 

2. HOUSING

Sanma Housing

Housing or dwelling is defined as a structural building or shelter that houses a nuclear or an extended family. Housing materials in Vanuatu can be in the form of a traditional, modern or a makeshift style.

The statistical definition of a ‘household (HH)’ used in a census is; “a family that live together and share the cost and work of preparing a meal”.

PRIVATE HOUSEHOLDS
Out of the total private households in Vanuatu, 19.4% (10,704) are counted in Sanma province, mostly centered in Luganville compared to other area councils

HOUSEHOLD SIZE
The size of a household refers to the number of family members living together. This can be calculated as total number of population surveyed divided by the total number of households surveyed. In Sanma the total population (in private households) is 52,145 and the total private households is 10,704. Therefore, the average household size is: 52,145/10,704 = 5 person per household. Figure 1 indicates that in West Malo the average household size is smaller compared to other area councils with the biggest household size in Luganville.

3. EDUCATION

Sanma Education

The 2016 Mini Census questionnaire includes 2 questions pertaining to School Attendance. This applies to any person living in the household who had attended school. A person is considered to be involved in education if, during the survey week they attended any form of education either full time or part time. 

SCHOOL ATTENDANCE
Majority of age 4 to 8 years old attended school during census period. Overall as the age increases, the number of population that attended school decreases.

SEX RATIO
The sex ratio is simply the ratio of males to females in a population. This data is based on students currently attending. According to Sanma Province, there are more males attending school than females.

 

4. LABOUR FORCE

Sanma labour

'Labour force' are the working-age population who during the survey reference week are classified as 'employed' and 'unemployed'. Figure 1 shows that 20 percent (29,099) of the total Labor force are in Sanma.

MAIN ACTIVITY IN THE LAST 7 DAYS
The Mini Census asked main activity during the last seven days. Main activity was asked to population aged 15 years and over under the following type of activity;
1. Employed includes Employer, Self employed, employee public/private sector.
2. Producing goods included producing goods for own consumption and sale.
3. Unpaid family work includes family business and household duties.
4. Volunteer work includes community and church services.
5. Economically inactive are the population not involved in any work during the survey period but are in the working age group. This does not include Retired, Disabled and excluding full time students.

 

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MALAMPA Fact-Sheets

 

MALAMPA PROVINCE

KEY - FACTS


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The 2016 Post Pam mini census was carried out to update statistics on the population and socio-economic development, after the Tropical cyclone (TC) Pam, throughout all the provinces of Vanuatu. Population characteristic is vital information about Vanuatu and individual provinces.

Malampa province fact-sheet is a booklet that summarizes all information for malampa province in eleven (11) key topics. The topics are being summarize and presented in a form of key findings. 

The key findings are from the population information, housing information, education, information on labor,  agriculture and forestry, livestock and fisheries, communication and energy, water and sanitation, disaster and lastly the information on registration.

 

 

 KEY RESULT

1. POPULATION

Population

 

More than 40% of the population of Malampa province was made up of young people under the age of 15 years 16,443 (41%). However, the population decreased as the age increased. The results showed a decrease within the age group of 15-29 years old with a total of 8,786 (22%) people and the age group of 30-49 years with a total of 8,828 (22%) people. The least population was from the age group of 50+ years with a total population of 5,940 people.

Age group by sex showed that in Malampa, there was about equal size of males compared to females at almost all age groups. However, there was only a slightly higher number of females in the age group of 15-29 and 30-49 years whereas males, on the other hand, were higher in the 0-14 age group and in the age group of 50+ .

Majority of the population in Malampa province were from North east Malekula area council with over 7,000 people. The least population on the other hand, was found in Paama and South east Ambrym area council with less than 2,000 people.

 

 

2. HOUSING

Fig 1

 

Housing or dwelling is defined as a structural building or shelter that houses a nuclear or an extended family. Most of the housing materials in Vanuatu takes the form of a traditional, modern or a makeshift style. Out of the total private households in Vanuatu, 16.1% (8,896) are counted in Malampa province.

The statistical definition of a ‘household (HH)’ in a census is “a family that live together and share the cost and work of preparing a meal”. 

The most populated area council in Malampa is North East Malekula with 99.94% of the total private household. Paama on the other hand accomodates only 390 of the total private households of Malampa.

The size of a household refers to the number of family members living together. This can be calculated as total number of population counted divided by the total number of households counted. For Example: In Malampa the total population (in private households) is 39,997 and the total private households is 8,896.

 

 

3. EDUCATION

 eDUCATION

The 2016 Mini Census questionnaire includes questions pertaining to School Attendance. This applies to any person living in the household who had attended school. A person is considered to be involved in education if, during the survey week they attended any form of education either full time or part time.

 Figure 1 shows that majority of school attendance were from the age group of 4 to 8 year olds. Overall as the age increased, the number of population that attended school decreased.

The sex ratio is simply the ratio of males to females in a population. This sex ratio calculation is based on students currently attending school. In Malampa Province, more males attended school than females.

 

 

4. LABOUR FORCE

LABOUR

'Labour force' are the working-age population who during the survey reference week are classified as 'employed' and 'unemployed'. Figure 1 shows that 22,450 (15%) of the  Labor force are in Malampa.

MAIN ACTIVITY IN THE LAST 7 DAYS
The Mini Census asked for the main activity during the last seven days. Main activity was asked to population aged 15 years and over under the following type of activity;
1. Employed includes Employer, Self employed, employee public/private sector.
2. Producing goods included producing goods for own consumption and sale.
3. Unpaid family work includes family business and household duties.
4. Volunteer work includes community and church services.
5. Economically inactive are the population not involved in any work during the survey period but are in the working age group. This does not include Retired, Disabled and full time students.

 

 

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PENAMA Fact-Sheets

 

PENAMA PROVINCE

KEY - FACTS


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The 2016 Post Pam mini census was carried out to update statistics on the population and socio-economic development, after the Tropical cyclone (TC) Pam, throughout all the provinces of Vanuatu. Population characteristic is vital information about Vanuatu and individual provinces.

Penama province fact-sheet is a booklet that summarizes all information for penama province in eleven (11) key topics. The topics are being summarize and presented in a form of key findings. 

The key findings are from the population information, housing information, education, information on labor,  agriculture and forestry, livestock and fisheries, communication and energy, water and sanitation, disaster and lastly the information on registration.

 

 

 KEY RESULT

1. POPULATION

Penama population

 

Nearly half the population of Penama province is made up of young people under the age of 15 years. On the other hand, the population between ages of 15-29 years is 6,789 (22%) and 30-49 years of age is 6,654 (21%) which is below the total population of between 0-14 age group. Moreover, the percentage decreases for the age of 50+. Refer to figure 1 for percentage results of age groups being mentioned.

Age group by sex shows that in Penama province, there are only a slightly higher number of males in all age groups than females (as shown in figure 2) except for age 15-29. Ages 15 to 29 shows that the number of females is slightly higher than the number of males.

The majority of Penama populations are from North Pentecost area council as presented in figure 3 with over 5,000 people followed by South Pentecost area council with less than 5,000 people. The least population is found in South Maewo area council with a population of less than 2,000 people.

 

 

2. HOUSING

Penama Private Households

 

Housing or dwelling is defined as a structural building or shelter that houses a nuclear or an extended family. Most of the housing materials in Vanuatu takes the form of a traditional, modern or a makeshift style. Out of the total private households in Vanuatu, 12.6% (6,959) are counted in Penama province.

The statistical definition of a ‘household (HH)’ in a census is “a family that live together and share the cost and work of preparing a meal”.

PRIVATE HOUSEHOLDS
One of the highlights in table 2 shows that all the households (100%) in Central Pentecost are private households with no institutions or mobile households. All other nine area councils also shows that private households are being dominant with less number of institution or mobile households.

HOUSEHOLD SIZE
The size of a household refers to the number of family members living together. This can be calculated as total number of population surveyed divided by the total number of households surveyed. For Example: In Penama the total population (in private households) is 31,334 and the total private households is 6,959. Therefore, the average household size is: 31,334/6,959 = 5 person per household.

 

3. EDUCATION

 Penama EducationThe 2016 Mini Census questionnaire includes questions pertaining to School Attendance. This applies to any person living in the household who had attended school. A person is considered to be involved in education if, during the survey week they attended any form of education either full time or part time..

EDUCATIONAL LEVEL
Penama statistics of children that attended school shows that majority fall at Primary Level with over 7,900 (92%) children. Area Councils with most primary students are from North Pentecost with 1,693 (21%) students. South Pentecost with 1,090 (14%) students and West Ambae with over 1,000 primary students attending Primary Schools. Whereas the rest of the Area Councils had less than 1,000 (13%) attending school

SEX RATIO
The sex ratio is simply the ratio of males to females in a population. Sex ratio tends to show if more females or males are attending school. According to Penama Province, there are more males than females attending school.

 

4. LABOUR FORCE

Penama main activity

'Labour force' are the working-age population who during the survey reference week were classified as 'employed' and 'unemployed'.

MAIN ACTIVITY IN THE LAST 7 DAYS
The Mini Census asked main activity during the last seven days. Main activity was asked to population aged 15 years and over under the following type of activity;
1. Employed ; Employer, Self employed, employee public/private sector.
2. Producing goods ; included producing goods for own consumption and sale.
3. Unpaid family Work ; includes family business and household duties.
4. Volunteer work ; includes community and church services.
5. Economically inactive ; are the population not involved in any work during the survey period but are in the working age group. This does not include Retired, Disabled and full time students.

 

 

 

 

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SHEFA Fact-Sheets

 

SHEFA PROVINCE

KEY - FACTS


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The 2016 Post Pam mini census was carried out to update statistics on the population and socio-economic development, after the Tropical cyclone (TC) Pam, throughout all the provinces of Vanuatu. Population characteristic is vital information about Vanuatu and individual provinces.

Shefa province fact-sheet is a booklet that summarizes all information for shefa province in eleven (11) key topics. The topics are being summarize and presented in a form of key findings. 

The key findings are from the population information, housing information, education, information on labor,  agriculture and forestry, livestock and fisheries, communication and energy, water and sanitation, disaster and lastly the information on registration.

 

KEY RESULT

1. POPULATION

Shefa pop

 

POPULATION
More than 40% of the population of Shefa is made up of the age of 30 to 49. The age group of 15 to 29 and the ages below 15 have less than 30% of population whereas the ages of 50+ have the least percentage

Age group by sex shows that in Shefa there are about equal size of males compared to females at almost all age groups. However, the number of males is slightly higher than the number of females

In Shefa province, Efate is the most populated island with about eighty four thousand people compared to other islands within the province as presented in figure 3. This means that Efate constitutes 87% of Shefa Population. The least populated island, on the other hand, is the outer islands of Efate with two thousand people.

 

 

2. HOUSING

Shefa houshold

Housing or dwelling is defined as a structural building or shelter that houses a nuclear or an extended family. Housing materials in Vanuatu can be in the form of a traditional, modern or a makeshift style. Out of the total private households in Vanuatu, 36% (19,913) are counted in Shefa province.

The statistical definition of a ‘household (HH)’ in a census is “a family that live together and share the cost and work of preparing a meal”.

HOUSEHOLD SIZE
The size of a household refers to the number of family members living together. This can be calculated as total number of population surveyed divided by the total number of households surveyed. For Example: In Shefa, total population (in private households) is 96,405 and the total private households is 19,913. Therefore, the average household size is: 96,405/19,913 = 5 person per household.

HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD
Like all other provinces, almost 20% (3,595) of the total private households are headed by women (Figure 2). Usually males are the household head as shown in most provinces including Shefa. The highest number of female headed households are common in household with only 1 person living in the house. Shefa has shown otherwise that female headed households are more common in household with household size of 3 person and this is not likely for the males. The male headed households increase with the household size in Shefa and are at its highest with household size of 4 person

 

 

3. EDUCATION


Shefa EducationThe 2016 Mini Census questionnaire includes 2 questions pertaining to School Attendance. This applies to any person living in the household who had attended school. A person is considered to be involved in education if, during the survey week they attended any form of education either full time or part time.

SCHOOL ATTENDANCE
Figure 1 shows that majority of children aged 4 to 8 years old attended school during census period. Overall as the age increases, the number of population that attended school decreases.

EDUCATIONAL LEVEL
Shefa statistics of children that attended school shows that majority are at the Primary Level with over 19 thousand children.  Compared with the other levels, primary accounts for 76% of children attending school.

The Area Council with most primary children is Port Vila with over nine thousand children. Both Erakor and Eratap had over one thousand children while all other area councils had lower than that.

 

4. LABOUR FORCE

Shefa labour

'Labour force' are the working-age population who during the survey reference week are classified as 'employed' and 'unemployed'. Figure 1 shows that 37 percent of the Labor force are in Shefa.

MAIN ACTIVITY IN THE LAST 7 DAYS
The Mini Census asked main activity during the last seven days. Main activity was asked to population aged 15 years and over under the following type of activity;
1. Employed ; Employer, Self employed, employee public/private sector.
2. Producing goods ; included producing goods for own consumption and sale.
3. Unpaid family Work ; includes family business and household duties.
4. Volunteer work ; includes community and church services.
5. Economically inactive ; are the population not involved in any work during the survey period but are in the working age group. This does not include Retired, Disabled and full time students.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TAFEA Fact-Sheets

 

TAFEA PROVINCE

KEY - FACTS


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The 2016 Post Pam mini census was carried out to update statistics on the population and socio-economic development, after the Tropical cyclone (TC) Pam, throughout all the provinces of Vanuatu. Population characteristic is vital information about Vanuatu and individual provinces.

Tafea province fact-sheet is a booklet that summarizes all information for Tafea province in eleven (11) key topics. The topics are being summarize and presented in a form of key findings. 

The key findings are from the population information, housing information, education, information on labor,  agriculture and forestry, livestock and fisheries, communication and energy, water and sanitation, disaster and lastly the information on registration.

 

KEY RESULT

1. POPULATION

Tafea Pop

POPULATION
Tafea province has a youthful population with 46% of the population under the age of 15 years of age. About a quarter of Tafea population are between the age of 15- 29 years and the percentage keeps decreasing as the age increases.

Age group by sex showed an interesting analysis. In Tafea, there are more males in the younger and older age groups while females dominated the population in the two middle groups 15-29 & 30-49.

Presenting Tafea population by Area council showed that majority of the population are from Tanna area councils with high proportion compared to the outer islands. West Tanna stood tall with over 8,000 people while Aniwa maintain as low as below 500

 

  

2. HOUSING

Tafea Housing

 

Housing or dwelling is defined as a structural building or shelter that houses a nuclear or an extended family. Housing materials in Vanuatu can be in the form of a traditional, modern or a makeshift style.

The statistical definition of a household (HH) in a census is ”a family that live together and share the cost and work of preparing a meal”.

PRIVATE HOUSEHOLDS
Out of the total private households in Vanuatu, 12% (6,853) are counted in Tafea province (Table 1). Table 2 showed that Tanna island has the highest number of private households (87%) compared to the outer islands in Tafea.

HOUSEHOLD SIZE
The size of a household refers to the number of family members living together. This can be calculated as total number of population surveyed divided by the total number of households surveyed. For Example: In Tafea total population (in private households) is 36,799 and the total private households is 6,853. Therefore, the average household size is: 36,799/6,853 = 5 person per household.

  

3. EDUCATION

Tafea Education

The 2016 Mini Census questionnaire includes 2 questions pertaining to School Attendance. These questions were asked to household member living in the household that did or did not attend school. A person is considered to be in education if, during the survey week, they attended any form of education either full time or part time.

SCHOOL ATTENDANCE
Figure 1 shows that majority of age 4 to 13 years old attended school during the census period. On the other hand majority of age 23 to 30 do not attend school. Overall as the age increases, the number of population that attended school decreases..

EDUCATIONAL LEVEL
Tafea statistics of children that attended school shows that majority of the student falls in the Primary Level with over nine thousand children (see Table 2). The area council with most primary students is West Tanna with just over two thousand children. Middle bush Tanna, Whitesands, North Tanna and South West Tanna had over 1,000 primary students and the rest of the area councils had under 500 students attending Primary Schools. The least is from Aniwa area council with 104 primary students.

 

4. LABOUR FORCE

Tafea Labour

'Labour force' are the working-age population who during the survey reference week are classified as 'employed' and 'unemployed'.

Main Activity in the Last Seven Days
The Mini Census asked main activity during the last seven days. Main activity was asked to population aged 15 years and over and type of activity which were;
1. Employed ; Employer, Self employed, employee public/private sector.
2. Producing goods ; included producing goods for own consumption and sale.
3. Unpaid family Work ; includes family business and household duties.
4. Volunteer work ; includes community and church services.
5. Economically inactive ; are the population not involved in any work during the survey period but are in the working age group. This does not
include Retired, Disabled and full time students.

 

 

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