16 November 2012

Angola: Nation Might Reach Twenty One Million Inhabitants By 2013

Luanda — Angola might have 21 million inhabitants by 2013 as estimate by the National Statistics Institute (INE), the general director of the institution, Camilo Ceita, has informed.

Speaking to ANGOP, in the framework of a seminar on the situation of the world population and the relation with the Angolan reality, Camilo Ceita said that the projections of INE for the current year show a population in the neighbourhood of 20 million people.

He also announced that the programme for a new general population census is basically underway.

"We have been working in the first stage which is cartographic update, with the distribution of over a thousand agents countrywide to count the number of households, establish the limit of neighbourhoods and villages.", he explained.

He also informed that the population census will collect information relating to education, employment, fecundity, health, mortality, among other aspects.

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