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District of residence 10 years ago, Zimbabwe; consistent boundaries, GIS

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MIG2_10_ZW indicates the person's district of residence 10 years ago within Zimbabwe. Migration district codes for MIG2_10_ZW are compatible with codes for GEO2_ZW.

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

MIG2_10_ZW references provinces from the previous Zimbabwe census in 2002, and some districts are combined to create consistent boundaries with other sample years.

Boundary changes:

  • Trojan Mine were combined with Bindura to make Bindura Urban
  • Chivhu Local Board was combined with Chikomba
  • Mutoko Growth Point was combined with Mutoko
  • Ruwa was created in 2005, and is included in Goromonzi
  • Bulilimamangwe North and Bulilimamangwe South combined to make Bulilima
  • Zvishavane Mine and Zvishavane Town were combined to make Zvishavane Urban
  • Gokwe Centre was created in 2006, and is included in Gokwe South


  • Zimbabwe 2012: Persons age 10+


  • Zimbabwe: 2012