Haramaya Catchment Area

Submitted by bjibendi on Mon, 03/08/2021 - 13:20
Baseline population pyramid of Haramaya HDSS

Haramaya Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) was established in Haramaya district located in the East Hararghe, Oromia, Eastern Ethiopia. It includes 12 kebeles (sub-districts) in the district. Most of these kebeles are midland ranging in an altitude of 1600-2100 meters above sea level. The area has 6 health centres and 12 health posts. A baseline enumeration of the site was done in 2018 and first-round event registration started in January 2019. At the bassline, the total number of households in the HDSS is 17461 and the total population was 99,898, with 23.86% of them were women of reproductive age. The young dependency ratio is 98.9, while the old dependency ratio is 2.64. The main means of livelihood in the area is farming. The HDSS site has a great opportunity of associating with Kersa HDSS, its location close to Haramaya University. 

Population of Haramaya Catchment Area

Site

 

Male

Female

Total

Under5Age

Birth

Death

Females

(15-49)

Haramaya

2019

 52,194

 49,445

 101,639

 14,771

 2,884

 441

 23,583

 

Haramaya HDSS Catchment Kebeles

 

Haramaya HDSS Catchment Kebeles
Haramaya HDSS Catchment Kebeles