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Demographics & Special Needs


4.5 Average household size in round 8. Slight  remained the same as in round 6

51% of the displacement sites population are female. 1% increase from 50% since the Round 7

21 people living in displacement sites had injury related disability as the result of the earthquake

0.6%

Pregnant women over 18

0.05%

Pregnant women under 18

4.0%

Breastfeeding mothers

0.7%

Persons with disabilities

0.2%

Unaccompanied/separated children

0.7%

Persons with chronic diseases

1.6%

Single-female headed households

0.1%

Single-child headed households

1.3%

Elderly headed households

58.7%

Marginalized caste/ethnicity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Compared to DTM Round 7, there was a considerable decrease in total number of households living in displacement sites (from 4,628 to 4,024) while the number of individuals had also continued to decrease (from 21,315 to 18,292). This could mean that a number of households had either returned to repair or rebuild their homes, or gone in search of livelihood opportunities elsewhere.

It was also noted that there had been a slight decrease in the proportion of male individuals living in displacement sites - from 50% in Round 7 to 49% in Round 8. It could be due to the reason that male members of some households who returned back earlier from place of origin has gone back to prepare land for plantation season.