Updated July 29, 2019
| Dataset date: May 24, 2017
This dataset updates: Every year
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) partnered with donors and UN agencies and took up the lead role to support the Somali authorities in undertaking the Population Estimation Survey (PESS) for Somalia in October 2013- March 2014.
PESS gathered basic critical information on the Somalis living in urban, rural and nomadic areas (interviewed at water points during the peak of the long, dry season), and in settlements for internally displaced persons. One standard questionnaire was used in selected enumeration areas or pre-identified areas. Data was collected in three main phases: cartographic field mapping, household listing in the sampled areas, and the interviewing of households using the standard questionnaire.
PESS report by UNFPA had only the population estimate at regional level (Admin level 1). With the demand to get this data disaggregated to district level to enhance assessment and in particular assessments of people in food insecure by FAO-FSNAU, the district data was interpolated using FSNAU livelihood information embedded in the 2005 UNDP district level population data
Summary: Somalia Regional Boundaries - Polygon - SHP
Verified and live services provided by ITOS April 5, 2017.
Abstract: Somalia has 2 levels of administrative Boundaries CODs: Admin level 1 = Region; Admin Level 2 = District. There are multiple pcode formats in this shapefile (Region_AdminLevel1),REG_CODE is used by humanitarian partners in Somalia and was developed by the United National Development Programme (1998).HRpcodes are duplicates of REG_CODE and can be used to link to products derived from HR.info such as the assessment registry. Regional-boundaries_polygon is the earlier registered dataset.