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Region of residence 10 years ago, Tanzania; consistent boundaries, GIS

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MIG1_10_TZ indicates the person's region of residence ten years ago (1978) in Tanzania.

Click on the Source Variables tab for information on place of residence for each sample year. Source variables may contain more geographic unit detail but are not suitable for cross-temporal comparison.

Comparability — General

Where boundaries changed over time, units were harmonized to create units with boundaries that remain stable over time.

Boundary changes:

  • Manyara was formed from part of Arusha in 2002.
  • Njombe was formed from part of Iringa in 2012.
  • Katavi was formed from part of Rukwa in 2012.
  • Geita was formed from parts of Shinyanga, Kagera, and Mwanza in 2012.
  • Simiyu was formed from parts of Shinyanga and Mwanza in 2012.

The 2002 Tanzania sample records region of residence one year ago in MIG1_1_TZ.


  • Persons age 10+


  • Tanzania: 1988