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  • Chuuk State Census Report

    2000 FSM Census of Population and Housing

    December 2002

    Chuuk Branch Statistics Office Division of Statistics

    Department of Economic Affairs National Government Weno, Chuuk 96942

    Federated States Of Micronesia

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    2000 FSM Census of Population

    and Housing

    Chuuk State Census Report

    December 2002

    Chuuk Branch Statistcs Office Division of Statistics

    Department of Economic Affairs National Government Weno, Chuuk 96942

    Federated States of Micronesia

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  • Preface 2000 FSM Census of Chuuk

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  • Chuuk Branch Statistics Office, Division of Statistics, FSM Department of Economic Affairs xi

    TABLE OF CONTENTS CONTENTS Page PRESIDENTS MESSAGE .........................................................................................................................................iii GOVERNORS MESSAGE..........................................................................................................................................v ACKNOWLEDGEMENT...........................................................................................................................................vii PREFACE .................................................................................................................................................................... ix TABLE OF CONTENTS .............................................................................................................................................xi LIST OF TEXT TABLES ..........................................................................................................................................xiv LIST OF FIGURES..................................................................................................................................................xviii LIST OF BASIC TABLES.........................................................................................................................................xix SYMBOLS .................................................................................................................................................................xxi MAPS........................................................................................................................................................................xxii EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ......................................................................................................................................xxiv CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION.................................................................................................................................1 Geographical characteristics ...........................................................................................................................1

    Climate ............................................................................................................................................1 Regional Sub-Division......................................................................................................................2

    A Brief History of Census Taking...................................................................................................................2 Spanish Administration.....................................................................................................................2 German Administration ....................................................................................................................4 Japanese Administration ...................................................................................................................5 American Administration................................................................................................................11

    The 2000 FSM Census of Chuuk ..................................................................................................................14 Analysis of Data on Geographical Distribution ............................................................................................15

    Geographic Distribution Over Time ...............................................................................................15 Population Distribution...................................................................................................................15 Population Density..........................................................................................................................17

    Conclusion ....................................................................................................................................................17 CHAPTER 2. AGE AND SEX STRUCTURE ..........................................................................................................19 Introduction...................................................................................................................................................19 Data Description............................................................................................................................................19 Analysis of Age and Sex Data.......................................................................................................................19

    Population Change and Intercensal Growth....................................................................................19 Age and Sex Distribution................................................................................................................20 Median Age.....................................................................................................................................22 Sex Ratio.........................................................................................................................................22 Dependency Ratio...........................................................................................................................23 Accuracy of Age and Sex Data .......................................................................................................24

    Conclusion ....................................................................................................................................................25 CHAPTER 3. HOUSEHOLDS, FAMILIES, AND MARITAL STATUS ................................................................27 Introduction...................................................................................................................................................27 Definitions.....................................................................................................................................................27 Analysis of Data on Households and Marital Status .....................................................................................29

    Households and Families ................................................................................................................29 Marital Status..................................................................................................................................31

    Conclusion ....................................................................................................................................................33 CHAPTER 4. FERTILITY.........................................................................................................................................35 Introduction...................................................................................................................................................35 Data Description............................................................................................................................................35 Analysis of Fertility Data ..............................................................................................................................35

    Crude Birth Rate .............................................................................................................................35 Age-Specific Fertility......................................................................................................................37

  • Table of contents 2000 FSM Census of Chuuk State

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    Fertility of Population Subgroups ...................................................................................................39 Conclusions ...................................................................................................................................................41 CHAPTER 5. MORTALITY......................................................................................................................................43 Introduction ...................................................................................................................................................43 Data Description............................................................................................................................................43 Analysis of Mortality Data ............................................................................................................................43

    Crude Death Rate ............................................................................................................................43 Infant and Child Mortality Rates, and Life Expectancy at Birth .....................................................44

    Conclusions ................................................................