The exceptionally high proportion of women in Burma who are remaining unmarried is bringing down the country’s birthrate, according to the latest census findings.
Life is short in Burma, and for many, most of it is spent working for their survival.
A majority of houses in Burma are constructed from bamboo; only two percent have flush toilets, and 16 percent have electricity, according to a new census.
Rangoon’s police force has just over 5,000 officers, enforcing the law and dealing with the crime in a city of more than seven million people.
Census-takers are locked in a standoff with Rohingya householders in Arakan State as the Muslim minority decline to answer questions while the enumerators refuse to record their ethnicity on the…
DVB captured some scenes of enumerators preparing the census questionnaires, leaving their stations, and interviewing the residents of Dala and Bahan townships in Rangoon.