Puntland Population Estimation Survey
The main objective of this survey was to an estimate the population of Puntland at the current time but more specifically to:
- Provide reliable population estimates classified by regions, districts, settlements, water points as well as rural, urban and nomadic status population.
- Provide demographic and socio- economic characteristics of the population.
- Provide data for constructing a sampling frame to facilitate further surveys
The Population Estimation Survey of Puntland (PESP) is the first broad household sample survey that had been carried out in Puntland and Somalia in general for four decades The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) partnered with donors and other UN agencies supported Puntland in undertaking the Population Estimation Survey.
The report will present the main findings of the Puntland Population Estimation Survey. It provides information on the size, age, sex and Geographical distribution of the population in five pre-war regions and one district in Puntland.
The findings of Puntland Population Estimation Survey that classified by urban, rural, nomadic areas and camps for IDPs. At the time of the survey, the estimated total population that resides in Puntland pre- war regions and districts was 4,334,633.