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Statistics Sierra Leone (Stats SL) coordinates, collects, compiles, analyses and disseminates high quality and objective official statistics that will be used to assist informed decision making, and discussion within government, business and the media, as well as the wider national and international community. Consequently, Stats SL provides well-tested statistical datasets for training and work with the media to reach a wider audience including schools.

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Population Distribution by District

The dataset is an extract from the 2015 Population and Housing Census (PHC).It provides information about the distribution of total population by type of population, district and sex. The PHC is the fifth modern census conducted in Sierra Leone since independence. Previous post-independence censuses were conducted in 1963, 1974, 1985 and 2004. The 2015 PHC enumeration was conducted between the 5th and 18th December 2015, with the night of the 4th and 5th December 2015 as Census reference night.

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