Daily News reported on 25 June that UNFPA had donated 15 vehicles to the government to be used for the 2012 Tanzania population and Housing Census. UNFPA Representative Julitta Onabanjo, said the vehicles would improve the implementation of cartographic work, saying the census provides data and information critical for policy planning and decision making. The 2012 nation-wide census, to be preceded by the pilot census in August 2011, will be carried out by the National Bureau of Statistics.
Mwananchi reported on 25 June that the Government of Tanzania will commit 80 billion Tanzania shillings for the forth coming pilot census in August 2011 and the nation-wide census in 2012. The 2012 census will cost about 76 million dollars of which 75 per cent will come from the government